Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 372 413 594
Rank change year-on-year +41 +181 -
Contract jobs citing Figma 91 24 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.11% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 6.50% 1.50% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 2
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% -
England median daily rate £425 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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 1,401 1,601 3,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.99% 7.48% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1,102 2,118
10th Percentile £225 £160 £158
25th Percentile £338 £250 £260
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £513
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 81 113
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £17.30 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £26.65 £18.70 £19.25
Median % change year-on-year +42.51% -2.86% -3.75%
75th Percentile £36.63 £25.00 £24.11
90th Percentile £49.18 £40.00 £46.42
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% +6.06% +2.48%

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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 9 May 2021.

Daily 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 9 May 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 +31 10 £475 -5.00% 5
West London +19 1 £375 - 6
South London - 1 £625 -
East London - 1 £400 - 4
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England

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 75 (82.42%) User Experience
2 44 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (42.86%) Prototyping
4 36 (39.56%) Wireframes
5 34 (37.36%) Adobe
6 32 (35.16%) Sketch
7 22 (24.18%) Workshop Facilitation
8 20 (21.98%) User Stories
9 15 (16.48%) InVision
10 14 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (15.38%) JIRA
11 13 (14.29%) Use Case
11 13 (14.29%) Zeplin
11 13 (14.29%) Epics
12 12 (13.19%) Backlog Management
12 12 (13.19%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 12 (13.19%) Social Skills
12 12 (13.19%) Service Design
12 12 (13.19%) A/B Testing
12 12 (13.19%) Apple iOS
13 11 (12.09%) Validation
13 11 (12.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 11 (12.09%) Ethnography
13 11 (12.09%) Strategic Thinking
14 10 (10.99%) Storytelling
14 10 (10.99%) Publishing
14 10 (10.99%) Mobile App
14 10 (10.99%) Android
14 10 (10.99%) Product Management
15 9 (9.89%) Usability Testing

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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 8 (8.79%) Confluence
2 3 (3.30%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) WordPress
4 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (35.16%) Sketch
2 15 (16.48%) InVision
3 13 (14.29%) Zeplin
4 11 (12.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
6 7 (7.69%) Adobe XD
7 6 (6.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (3.30%) InDesign
9 1 (1.10%) Marvel
9 1 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (4.40%) SaaS
3 2 (2.20%) Firebase
3 2 (2.20%) GitHub
3 2 (2.20%) Slack
4 1 (1.10%) AWS
4 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.10%) Bitrise
4 1 (1.10%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.10%) Datadog
4 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) JIRA
2 9 (9.89%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) Appium
4 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.10%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.10%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.10%) fastlane
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) GitLab
4 1 (1.10%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.10%) Storybook
General
1 12 (13.19%) Social Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Publishing
3 7 (7.69%) Finance
4 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 4 (4.40%) Retail
6 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.30%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (2.20%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.10%) Advertising
8 1 (1.10%) Automotive
8 1 (1.10%) Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.10%) Games
8 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (85.71%) Designer
2 47 (51.65%) UX Designer
3 30 (32.97%) UI Designer
4 21 (23.08%) Senior Designer
5 20 (21.98%) UI/UX Designer
6 17 (18.68%) Senior UX Designer
7 12 (13.19%) Digital Designer
8 10 (10.99%) Digital UX Designer
9 7 (7.69%) Senior UI Designer
10 6 (6.59%) Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Senior Digital Designer
12 4 (4.40%) Senior UI/UX Designer
13 2 (2.20%) Interaction Designer
13 2 (2.20%) iOS Developer
13 2 (2.20%) Junior
13 2 (2.20%) Junior Designer
13 2 (2.20%) React Developer
14 1 (1.10%) Creative Designer
14 1 (1.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 1 (1.10%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) CSS
2 6 (6.59%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) Material Design
4 4 (4.40%) React
4 4 (4.40%) REST
5 2 (2.20%) Core Data
5 2 (2.20%) Node.js
5 2 (2.20%) Redux
6 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.10%) CSS3
6 1 (1.10%) DOM
6 1 (1.10%) GraphQL
6 1 (1.10%) Jest
6 1 (1.10%) Next.js
6 1 (1.10%) React Native
6 1 (1.10%) RxSwift
6 1 (1.10%) Serverless Framework
6 1 (1.10%) Tailwind CSS
6 1 (1.10%) UIKit
6 1 (1.10%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 75 (82.42%) User Experience
2 10 (10.99%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.59%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.49%) Animation
5 2 (2.20%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.20%) Social Media
5 2 (2.20%) Video Editing
5 2 (2.20%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.20%) W3C
6 1 (1.10%) Blog
6 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) FMCG
6 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.10%) Media Streaming
6 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Apple iOS
2 10 (10.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) Prototyping
3 36 (39.56%) Wireframes
4 22 (24.18%) Workshop Facilitation
5 20 (21.98%) User Stories
6 14 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
7 13 (14.29%) Epics
7 13 (14.29%) Use Case
8 12 (13.19%) A/B Testing
8 12 (13.19%) Backlog Management
8 12 (13.19%) Service Design
8 12 (13.19%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 11 (12.09%) Ethnography
9 11 (12.09%) Strategic Thinking
9 11 (12.09%) Validation
10 10 (10.99%) Product Management
10 10 (10.99%) Storytelling
11 9 (9.89%) Human-Centred Design
11 9 (9.89%) Information Architecture
11 9 (9.89%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.20%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.10%) ES6
3 1 (1.10%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.10%) PHP
3 1 (1.10%) Ruby
3 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) WCAG
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (37.36%) Adobe
2 7 (7.69%) Google
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.20%) Facebook
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.10%) Sitecore