Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Sketch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sketch over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sketch
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 85 89
Rank change year-on-year +25 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing Sketch 8 4 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.97% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Applications category 6.96% 3.15% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.24% +269.57%
East of England median daily rate - £460 £425
% change year-on-year - +8.24% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

Sketch is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 115 127 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.97% 9.61% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 92
Median daily rate £250 £275 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% -19.88%
10th Percentile £170 £137 £131
90th Percentile £510 £536 £468
East of England median daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 43
Median hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.62% - -65.56%
10th Percentile £11.89 £11.15 £10.45
90th Percentile £22.93 £21.40 £44.00
Median hourly rate £17.10 £13.40 £15.00
% change year-on-year +27.61% -10.67% -24.62%

Sketch
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Sketch as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Sketch in Hertfordshire

Sketch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sketch in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Sketch in Hertfordshire

Sketch
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sketch within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +22 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City +4 3 - -
Sketch
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Sketch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Sketch.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (87.50%) React
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) Wireframes
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (62.50%) Sass
4 5 (62.50%) Shopify
4 5 (62.50%) Node.js
4 5 (62.50%) Sprint Planning
4 5 (62.50%) Vue.js
4 5 (62.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Magento
4 5 (62.50%) hybris
5 4 (50.00%) JSTL
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) Games
5 4 (50.00%) W3C
5 4 (50.00%) JSP

Sketch
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe XD
2 2 (25.00%) Figma
2 2 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Magento
1 5 (62.50%) Shopify
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Grunt
1 4 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (25.00%) Balsamiq
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) React Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (37.50%) Designer
3 3 (37.50%) UX Designer
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Content Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Content Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) React
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 5 (62.50%) Sass
2 5 (62.50%) Vue.js
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) JSTL
3 4 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) W3C
3 2 (25.00%) Biotechnology
4 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Wireframes
3 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
3 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) Sprint Planning
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Cognitive Psychology
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Psychology
5 2 (25.00%) UX Design
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Content Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Content Writing
6 1 (12.50%) Design Thinking
6 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Story Points
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) ES6
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) hybris
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe