Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Figma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Figma over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 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.

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England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 344 344 567
Rank change year-on-year 0 +223 +60
Contract jobs citing Figma 212 20 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.15% 0.031%
As % of the Applications category 9.10% 2.15% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 17 6
10th Percentile £343 £283 £250
25th Percentile £400 £331 £307
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £493 £375 £418
Median % change year-on-year +31.33% -10.18% -7.22%
75th Percentile £575 £415 £563
90th Percentile £633 £485 £575
England median daily rate £475 £375 £460
% change year-on-year +26.67% -18.48% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.85 £46.75 -
Median % change year-on-year -29.73% - -
England median hourly rate £32.85 £46.75 -
% change year-on-year -29.73% - -

Figma 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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2,329 930 2,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.91% 7.02% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,519 607 2,020
10th Percentile £225 £160 £163
25th Percentile £350 £297 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £578 £538 £500
90th Percentile £675 £650 £600
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 35 134
10th Percentile £13.49 £12.58 £11.55
25th Percentile £16.25 £14.38 £14.85
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £19.16
Median % change year-on-year +28.95% -0.85% -4.19%
75th Percentile £34.28 £22.25 £22.76
90th Percentile £52.78 £40.66 £30.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% +3.03%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Figma as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Figma in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Figma in London.

Daily rate trend for Figma in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Figma in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Figma in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Figma in London.

Hourly rate trend for Figma in London

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Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Figma in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Figma in London

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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 Figma within the London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
Central London -38 19 £515 +32.05% 17
West London -12 2 £436 +11.15% 3
East London - 2 £400 - 3
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England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Figma 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 London region with a requirement for Figma.

1 177 (83.49%) User Experience
2 100 (47.17%) Sketch
3 92 (43.40%) Wireframes
4 84 (39.62%) Prototyping
5 80 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (35.85%) InVision
7 63 (29.72%) Adobe
8 37 (17.45%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 37 (17.45%) Social Skills
9 32 (15.09%) JIRA
10 30 (14.15%) Axure RP
11 29 (13.68%) User Research
12 27 (12.74%) Workshop Facilitation
13 26 (12.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 26 (12.26%) Visualisation
13 26 (12.26%) Miro
14 25 (11.79%) Zeplin
15 23 (10.85%) Information Architecture
15 23 (10.85%) User Stories
16 22 (10.38%) Marketing
16 22 (10.38%) Accessibility
17 21 (9.91%) Data Visualisation
18 20 (9.43%) Mobile App
18 20 (9.43%) UX Design
19 19 (8.96%) Finance
19 19 (8.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 18 (8.49%) HTML
20 18 (8.49%) B2B
21 17 (8.02%) Data Protection
21 17 (8.02%) Confluence

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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 17 (8.02%) Confluence
2 2 (0.94%) CMS
2 2 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 100 (47.17%) Sketch
2 76 (35.85%) InVision
3 26 (12.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 25 (11.79%) Zeplin
5 16 (7.55%) Photoshop
6 13 (6.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (4.72%) Adobe XD
8 7 (3.30%) Marvel
9 4 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (1.42%) InDesign
11 2 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
12 1 (0.47%) Flinto
12 1 (0.47%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.26%) Miro
2 19 (8.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 6 (2.83%) Azure
3 6 (2.83%) SaaS
4 4 (1.89%) GitHub
5 3 (1.42%) npm
6 2 (0.94%) Slack
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.47%) Datadog
7 1 (0.47%) Firebase
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub Actions
7 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.47%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.47%) Serverless
7 1 (0.47%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) Big Data
1 1 (0.47%) Power BI
1 1 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 32 (15.09%) JIRA
2 30 (14.15%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.42%) webpack
5 1 (0.47%) Appium
5 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.47%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.47%) CocoaPods
5 1 (0.47%) fastlane
5 1 (0.47%) GitLab
5 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.47%) Storybook
General
1 37 (17.45%) Social Skills
2 22 (10.38%) Marketing
3 19 (8.96%) Finance
4 10 (4.72%) Publishing
4 10 (4.72%) Retail
5 9 (4.25%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.30%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.89%) Law
9 3 (1.42%) Banking
9 3 (1.42%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.94%) Automotive
10 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.47%) Front Office
11 1 (0.47%) Games
11 1 (0.47%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 184 (86.79%) Designer
2 102 (48.11%) UX Designer
3 72 (33.96%) UI Designer
4 39 (18.40%) Senior Designer
5 36 (16.98%) UI/UX Designer
6 27 (12.74%) Senior UX Designer
7 15 (7.08%) Visual Designer
8 13 (6.13%) Digital Designer
9 10 (4.72%) Developer
9 10 (4.72%) Senior UI Designer
10 8 (3.77%) Digital UX Designer
10 8 (3.77%) Interaction Designer
11 6 (2.83%) Consultant
11 6 (2.83%) UI Consultant
12 5 (2.36%) Lead Designer
13 4 (1.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 4 (1.89%) Lead UX Designer
13 4 (1.89%) Research Consultant
13 4 (1.89%) Senior Visual Designer
13 4 (1.89%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.49%) HTML
2 14 (6.60%) CSS
3 10 (4.72%) React
4 3 (1.42%) Material Design
4 3 (1.42%) Node.js
4 3 (1.42%) REST
5 2 (0.94%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.94%) D3.js
5 2 (0.94%) GraphQL
5 2 (0.94%) Redux
5 2 (0.94%) Sass
6 1 (0.47%) Core Data
6 1 (0.47%) Framer.js
6 1 (0.47%) Jest
6 1 (0.47%) React Native
6 1 (0.47%) RxSwift
6 1 (0.47%) Serverless Framework
6 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.47%) UIKit
6 1 (0.47%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 177 (83.49%) User Experience
2 20 (9.43%) Mobile App
3 17 (8.02%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (6.13%) Virtual Team
5 10 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.30%) Animation
7 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.42%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (1.42%) Social Media
7 3 (1.42%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.94%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.94%) Media Streaming
8 2 (0.94%) W3C
9 1 (0.47%) FMCG
9 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.47%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.47%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.19%) Android
1 11 (5.19%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (43.40%) Wireframes
2 84 (39.62%) Prototyping
3 80 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (17.45%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 29 (13.68%) User Research
6 27 (12.74%) Workshop Facilitation
7 26 (12.26%) Visualisation
8 23 (10.85%) Information Architecture
8 23 (10.85%) User Stories
9 21 (9.91%) Data Visualisation
10 20 (9.43%) UX Design
11 18 (8.49%) B2B
12 17 (8.02%) Data Protection
12 17 (8.02%) Human-Centred Design
12 17 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (8.02%) Use Case
13 15 (7.08%) A/B Testing
13 15 (7.08%) Collaborative Working
13 15 (7.08%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 15 (7.08%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.19%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.42%) TypeScript
3 2 (0.94%) Java
3 2 (0.94%) PHP
4 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.47%) ES6
4 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (4.25%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.38%) Accessibility
2 5 (2.36%) WCAG
3 4 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (29.72%) Adobe
2 11 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.77%) Google
4 2 (0.94%) Facebook
5 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.47%) Capita
5 1 (0.47%) Hotjar
5 1 (0.47%) IBM
5 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.47%) SAP