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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 391 324 286
Rank change year-on-year -67 -38 +26
Contract jobs citing Sketch 197 148 158
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.61% 0.79%
As % of the Applications category 7.77% 10.23% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 89 125
10th Percentile £406 £373 £275
25th Percentile £463 £425 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £425
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% -1.16%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £488
90th Percentile £638 £575 £552
England median daily rate £520 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +9.47% +11.76% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £67.50 - -
Median hourly rate £70.00 £54.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +29.63% - -
75th Percentile £72.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year +53.85% - -

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 2,537 1,447 1,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.57% 5.93% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,716 906 1,022
10th Percentile £200 £219 £160
25th Percentile £347 £338 £255
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £600 £550 £506
90th Percentile £700 £638 £625
England median daily rate £429 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.19% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 55 72
10th Percentile £14.88 £14.20 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £15.95 £14.44
Median hourly rate £44.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +97.78% +18.42% -
75th Percentile £49.25 £37.25 £25.50
90th Percentile £53.19 £51.04 £35.73
England median hourly rate £22.29 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.32% +8.57% +6.06%

Sketch
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Sketch in London

Sketch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Sketch in London

Sketch
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sketch in London over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Sketch in London

Sketch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -20 29 £575 +21.05% 8
East London -4 2 £438 +9.38% 2
West London -11 1 £300 -40.00%
Sketch
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 153 (77.66%) User Experience
2 131 (66.50%) UX Design
3 106 (53.81%) Figma
4 97 (49.24%) Adobe
5 90 (45.69%) Wireframes
5 90 (45.69%) InVision
6 89 (45.18%) Agile
7 74 (37.56%) Prototyping
8 54 (27.41%) Finance
9 52 (26.40%) Axure RP
10 49 (24.87%) Accessibility
10 49 (24.87%) User Research
11 44 (22.34%) Mobile App
12 39 (19.80%) Adobe XD
13 38 (19.29%) Zeplin
13 38 (19.29%) Usability Testing
14 34 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (16.75%) Design Thinking
16 32 (16.24%) Retail
17 31 (15.74%) Social Skills
18 30 (15.23%) Customer-Centricity
19 28 (14.21%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
19 28 (14.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 27 (13.71%) WCAG
20 27 (13.71%) UX Research
21 26 (13.20%) Miro
21 26 (13.20%) E-Commerce
21 26 (13.20%) HTML
22 25 (12.69%) CSS
22 25 (12.69%) Banking

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 6 (3.05%) CMS
2 3 (1.52%) Confluence
2 3 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.02%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 90 (45.69%) InVision
2 39 (19.80%) Adobe XD
3 38 (19.29%) Zeplin
4 28 (14.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (10.66%) Marvel
6 16 (8.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (8.12%) Photoshop
7 4 (2.03%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (1.52%) UserZoom
9 2 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (1.02%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.51%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Shopify
2 2 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 106 (53.81%) Figma
2 26 (13.20%) Miro
3 15 (7.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 11 (5.58%) SaaS
5 5 (2.54%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.03%) GitHub
7 2 (1.02%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.02%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 52 (26.40%) Axure RP
2 14 (7.11%) JIRA
3 2 (1.02%) Grunt
3 2 (1.02%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.51%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.51%) PostCSS
4 1 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 54 (27.41%) Finance
2 34 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (16.24%) Retail
4 31 (15.74%) Social Skills
5 25 (12.69%) Banking
6 13 (6.60%) Retail Banking
7 10 (5.08%) Front Office
8 8 (4.06%) Investment Banking
8 8 (4.06%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (3.55%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (2.54%) Marketing
10 5 (2.54%) Public Sector
11 4 (2.03%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
13 2 (1.02%) Advertising
13 2 (1.02%) Legal
13 2 (1.02%) Publishing
14 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 184 (93.40%) Designer
2 105 (53.30%) UX Designer
3 63 (31.98%) UI Designer
4 34 (17.26%) UI/UX Designer
5 33 (16.75%) Senior Designer
6 23 (11.68%) Visual Designer
7 19 (9.64%) Senior UX Designer
8 11 (5.58%) Lead Designer
9 10 (5.08%) Mobile Designer
10 9 (4.57%) Lead UX Designer
10 9 (4.57%) Senior UI Designer
11 7 (3.55%) Developer
12 5 (2.54%) Interaction Designer
13 4 (2.03%) Digital Designer
13 4 (2.03%) E-Commerce Designer
13 4 (2.03%) Mobile UX Designer
13 4 (2.03%) Senior Visual Designer
14 3 (1.52%) Digital UX Designer
14 3 (1.52%) Senior Mobile Designer
14 3 (1.52%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.20%) HTML
2 25 (12.69%) CSS
3 14 (7.11%) React
4 13 (6.60%) Node.js
5 11 (5.58%) CSS3
5 11 (5.58%) HTML5
6 10 (5.08%) Material Design
7 6 (3.05%) Sass
8 5 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.52%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.52%) Vue.js
10 2 (1.02%) jQuery
10 2 (1.02%) JSON
10 2 (1.02%) JSP
10 2 (1.02%) JSTL
10 2 (1.02%) Material-UI
10 2 (1.02%) Semantic HTML
10 2 (1.02%) XHTML
11 1 (0.51%) Ajax
11 1 (0.51%) Puppeteer
Miscellaneous
1 153 (77.66%) User Experience
2 44 (22.34%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.58%) Animation
4 10 (5.08%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.54%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.54%) W3C
6 3 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.52%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.02%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (1.02%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.51%) IoT
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.17%) Android
1 22 (11.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (66.50%) UX Design
2 90 (45.69%) Wireframes
3 89 (45.18%) Agile
4 74 (37.56%) Prototyping
5 49 (24.87%) User Research
6 38 (19.29%) Usability Testing
7 33 (16.75%) Design Thinking
8 30 (15.23%) Customer-Centricity
9 28 (14.21%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 27 (13.71%) UX Research
11 26 (13.20%) E-Commerce
12 24 (12.18%) Interaction Design
13 22 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (11.17%) Service Design
14 21 (10.66%) User Stories
14 21 (10.66%) Workshop Facilitation
15 20 (10.15%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
16 18 (9.14%) Journey Map
16 18 (9.14%) Qualitative Research
16 18 (9.14%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.68%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.58%) TypeScript
3 2 (1.02%) ES6
3 2 (1.02%) Java
3 2 (1.02%) PHP
4 1 (0.51%) C
4 1 (0.51%) ES7
Qualifications
1 11 (5.58%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.51%) SANS
2 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (24.87%) Accessibility
2 27 (13.71%) WCAG
3 16 (8.12%) QA
Vendors
1 97 (49.24%) Adobe
2 15 (7.61%) Google
3 3 (1.52%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.02%) hybris
4 2 (1.02%) IBM
4 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.51%) Apple
5 1 (0.51%) Facebook
5 1 (0.51%) Instagram
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft