Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 July 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 374 404
Rank change year-on-year +95 +30 +96
Contract jobs citing Sketch 373 288 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.91% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Applications category 11.78% 7.68% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 212 152
London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £306 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £561 £524
England median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
London median hourly rate £36.50 £115.00 £43.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.26% +165.77% -
10th Percentile £33.25 £59.00 £40.15
90th Percentile £39.75 £175.00 £46.40
England median hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £43.27
% change year-on-year -18.89% +4.00% -75.27%

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3,167 3,751 3,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.70% 8.07% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,092 2,517 2,292
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £163 £158 £163
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £375 £375 £362
% change year-on-year - +3.63% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 177 146
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.34 £12.50 £12.94
90th Percentile £47.96 £44.55 £51.88
England median hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.31% +6.25% -3.03%

Sketch
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Sketch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Sketch in London

Sketch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sketch in London

Sketch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sketch in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sketch in London

Sketch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sketch in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sketch in London

Sketch
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 Sketch within the London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. 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 +13 70 £425 -4.49% 24
West London +14 18 £418 +4.38% 7
South London +20 2 £393 +4.67% 1
East London +2 1 £400 +3.23% 5
Sketch
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Sketch.

1 307 (82.31%) User Experience
2 202 (54.16%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (49.33%) Wireframes
4 179 (47.99%) InVision
5 145 (38.87%) Prototyping
6 141 (37.80%) Adobe
7 133 (35.66%) Axure RP
8 102 (27.35%) Finance
9 97 (26.01%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 83 (22.25%) HTML
10 83 (22.25%) CSS
11 80 (21.45%) Photoshop
12 75 (20.11%) Mobile App
13 72 (19.30%) Usability Testing
13 72 (19.30%) E-Commerce
14 67 (17.96%) Adobe Illustrator
15 64 (17.16%) Retail
16 57 (15.28%) Analytics
16 57 (15.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 56 (15.01%) Android
18 54 (14.48%) Information Architecture
19 53 (14.21%) JavaScript
20 50 (13.40%) Apple iOS
21 49 (13.14%) Responsive Web Design
22 46 (12.33%) Zeplin
23 44 (11.80%) Scrum
24 42 (11.26%) Degree
25 38 (10.19%) Marketing
25 38 (10.19%) JIRA
25 38 (10.19%) Collaborative Working

Sketch
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 11 (2.95%) Confluence
2 8 (2.14%) CMS
3 7 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.54%) WordPress
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 179 (47.99%) InVision
2 80 (21.45%) Photoshop
3 67 (17.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 46 (12.33%) Zeplin
5 28 (7.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 21 (5.63%) Adobe XD
7 20 (5.36%) Marvel
8 10 (2.68%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (2.41%) Figma
9 9 (2.41%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (2.14%) Flinto
11 4 (1.07%) FreeHand
11 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.80%) InDesign
12 3 (0.80%) UXPin
13 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Shopify
2 4 (1.07%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 57 (15.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 8 (2.14%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (1.61%) SaaS
4 5 (1.34%) Slack
5 3 (0.80%) Lucidchart
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.80%) Office 365
6 2 (0.54%) Google Docs
6 2 (0.54%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.54%) Trello
7 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.07%) Internet
2 3 (0.80%) Intranet
3 2 (0.54%) RTP
4 1 (0.27%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.07%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 133 (35.66%) Axure RP
2 38 (10.19%) JIRA
3 13 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.68%) Balsamiq
5 7 (1.88%) Android Studio
5 7 (1.88%) gulp
5 7 (1.88%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.61%) PostCSS
7 5 (1.34%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.34%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.07%) Grunt
9 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
General
1 102 (27.35%) Finance
2 64 (17.16%) Retail
3 38 (10.19%) Marketing
4 28 (7.51%) Banking
5 8 (2.14%) Mandarin Language
6 7 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.61%) Advertising
7 6 (1.61%) French Language
7 6 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.34%) Games
9 3 (0.80%) Automotive
9 3 (0.80%) Electronics
9 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.54%) Front Office
10 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Legal
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 296 (79.36%) Designer
2 197 (52.82%) UX Designer
3 135 (36.19%) UI Designer
4 83 (22.25%) UI/UX Designer
5 62 (16.62%) Senior Designer
6 40 (10.72%) Senior UX Designer
7 29 (7.77%) Developer
8 22 (5.90%) Senior UI Designer
9 17 (4.56%) User Experience Researcher
10 13 (3.49%) Digital Designer
10 13 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (2.95%) Mobile Designer
12 10 (2.68%) Visual Designer
13 9 (2.41%) UI Developer
14 8 (2.14%) Architect
14 8 (2.14%) E-Commerce Designer
14 8 (2.14%) Senior UI/UX Designer
15 7 (1.88%) Android Developer
15 7 (1.88%) Lead Developer
15 7 (1.88%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (22.25%) CSS
1 83 (22.25%) HTML
2 21 (5.63%) Sass
3 17 (4.56%) HTML5
4 14 (3.75%) Ajax
5 12 (3.22%) CSS3
6 9 (2.41%) jQuery
7 8 (2.14%) React
8 7 (1.88%) Android SDK
8 7 (1.88%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.88%) Material Design
8 7 (1.88%) Node.js
9 6 (1.61%) Framer.js
9 6 (1.61%) Handlebars
9 6 (1.61%) JSON
9 6 (1.61%) Vue.js
10 5 (1.34%) JSP
10 5 (1.34%) JSTL
10 5 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.07%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 307 (82.31%) User Experience
2 75 (20.11%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.90%) W3C
4 20 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.29%) Animation
6 10 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.41%) Graphic Design
8 8 (2.14%) Video on Demand
9 7 (1.88%) Photography
9 7 (1.88%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.61%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.34%) NHS
12 4 (1.07%) Blog
12 4 (1.07%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.07%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.80%) IVR
13 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.01%) Android
2 50 (13.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (54.16%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (49.33%) Wireframes
3 145 (38.87%) Prototyping
4 97 (26.01%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 72 (19.30%) E-Commerce
5 72 (19.30%) Usability Testing
6 57 (15.28%) Analytics
7 54 (14.48%) Information Architecture
8 49 (13.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 44 (11.80%) Scrum
10 38 (10.19%) Collaborative Working
11 37 (9.92%) B2B
11 37 (9.92%) Workshop Facilitation
12 34 (9.12%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 33 (8.85%) Product Management
14 29 (7.77%) Web Design
15 27 (7.24%) Service Design
16 26 (6.97%) A/B Testing
17 23 (6.17%) Typography
18 22 (5.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.21%) JavaScript
2 20 (5.36%) Java
3 7 (1.88%) ES6
3 7 (1.88%) Kotlin
3 7 (1.88%) PHP
4 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (11.26%) Degree
2 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.29%) QA
2 8 (2.14%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.27%) GDPR
3 1 (0.27%) WCAG
Vendors
1 141 (37.80%) Adobe
2 12 (3.22%) Google
3 6 (1.61%) Hotjar
3 6 (1.61%) Optimizely
3 6 (1.61%) Qualtrics
4 5 (1.34%) hybris
4 5 (1.34%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.07%) IBM
6 3 (0.80%) SAP
6 3 (0.80%) VocaLink
7 2 (0.54%) iRise
7 2 (0.54%) Omniture
7 2 (0.54%) OutSystems
7 2 (0.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.27%) Apple
8 1 (0.27%) Cadence
8 1 (0.27%) Marketo
8 1 (0.27%) Yahoo!