The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Balsamiq Mockups skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Balsamiq Mockups over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Balsamiq Mockups
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 385 387
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 35 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 1.16% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 22
Median daily rate £488 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £335
% change year-on-year +18.51% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Balsamiq Mockups is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3566 3534 3081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.29% 15.84% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2613 2580 2182
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Balsamiq Mockups
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Balsamiq Mockups as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Balsamiq Mockups in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Balsamiq Mockups in London

Balsamiq Mockups
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Balsamiq Mockups in London

Balsamiq Mockups
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups within the London region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 6 £425 +30.76% 3
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Morden - 1 £330 -
Balsamiq Mockups
England

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Balsamiq Mockups.

1 45 (86.54%) User Experience
2 40 (76.92%) HTML
2 40 (76.92%) CSS
3 37 (71.15%) Wireframes
4 35 (67.31%) JavaScript
4 35 (67.31%) HTML5
5 30 (57.69%) Axure RP
5 30 (57.69%) CSS3
6 23 (44.23%) Adobe
7 22 (42.31%) OmniGraffle
8 21 (40.38%) Photoshop
9 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (34.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (34.62%) MVC
11 17 (32.69%) Banking
12 15 (28.85%) MVVM
13 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 13 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
14 12 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 12 (23.08%) Finance
15 11 (21.15%) .NET
15 11 (21.15%) Jasmine
15 11 (21.15%) Selenium
16 10 (19.23%) Information Architecture
16 10 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
17 9 (17.31%) Marketing
18 8 (15.38%) Retail
18 8 (15.38%) Scrum
18 8 (15.38%) Project Management
18 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce

Balsamiq Mockups
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) OmniGraffle
2 21 (40.38%) Photoshop
3 13 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (13.46%) InVision
5 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
6 4 (7.69%) UXPin
7 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
8 1 (1.92%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) snoop
3 1 (1.92%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (57.69%) Axure RP
2 11 (21.15%) Jasmine
2 11 (21.15%) Selenium
3 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) JIRA
3 5 (9.62%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 4 (7.69%) NCrunch
4 4 (7.69%) NUnit
4 4 (7.69%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.92%) Bower
6 1 (1.92%) Grunt
6 1 (1.92%) gulp
6 1 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 17 (32.69%) Banking
2 12 (23.08%) Finance
3 9 (17.31%) Marketing
4 8 (15.38%) Retail
5 5 (9.62%) Retail Banking
6 4 (7.69%) Front Office
7 3 (5.77%) Advertising
8 2 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Designer
1 19 (36.54%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) UI Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 13 (25.00%) UX Designer
4 11 (21.15%) HTML CSS Developer
4 11 (21.15%) HTML Developer
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) UI Designer
5 6 (11.54%) UI/UX Designer
5 6 (11.54%) User Experience Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Web Designer
6 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Interaction Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Designer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior User Experience Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Senior UX Designer
6 5 (9.62%) Usability Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (76.92%) CSS
1 40 (76.92%) HTML
2 35 (67.31%) HTML5
3 30 (57.69%) CSS3
4 18 (34.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (21.15%) .NET
7 8 (15.38%) LESS
7 8 (15.38%) Sass
8 6 (11.54%) J2EE
8 6 (11.54%) Web Services
8 6 (11.54%) XHTML
9 5 (9.62%) WCF
10 4 (7.69%) Framer.js
10 4 (7.69%) jQuery
10 4 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (7.69%) WPF
11 2 (3.85%) Node.js
11 2 (3.85%) React
12 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (86.54%) User Experience
2 6 (11.54%) Online Banking
3 5 (9.62%) RIA
4 4 (7.69%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Wireframes
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) MVC
4 15 (28.85%) MVVM
5 10 (19.23%) Information Architecture
5 10 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 8 (15.38%) Project Management
6 8 (15.38%) Prototyping
6 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) User Stories
7 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 7 (13.46%) Web Design
8 6 (11.54%) Front End Development
8 6 (11.54%) Mobile First
8 6 (11.54%) SEO
8 6 (11.54%) SOA
9 5 (9.62%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.46%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) XAML
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) WCAG
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Adobe
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) DevExpress
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) Infragistics
3 4 (7.69%) Telerik