Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 297 340 406
Rank change year-on-year +43 +66 +64
Contract jobs citing Sketch 268 310 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.67% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 9.71% 8.42% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 216 186
London median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £269 £313 £266
90th Percentile £538 £550 £531
England median daily rate £400 £433 £391
% change year-on-year -7.51% +10.54% -2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
London median hourly rate - £175.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +548.15% -29.62%
England median hourly rate - £96.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +256.48% -29.62%

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 2,760 3,682 4,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.75% 7.93% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,875 2,458 2,770
London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £160 £155 £156
90th Percentile £588 £600 £613
England median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 165 137
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% -6.10% +23.09%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.34 £45.93
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.53
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.06% -5.91%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +23 50 £415 -7.78% 19
West London +14 14 £460 +18.71% 8
South London +32 2 £435 +16.00%
East London +26 2 £475 +6.74% 4
Sketch
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 214 (79.85%) User Experience
2 133 (49.63%) Wireframes
3 121 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (41.79%) InVision
5 92 (34.33%) Adobe
6 89 (33.21%) Prototyping
7 78 (29.10%) HTML
8 72 (26.87%) Axure RP
9 71 (26.49%) CSS
10 70 (26.12%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 67 (25.00%) Photoshop
12 51 (19.03%) Finance
12 51 (19.03%) Adobe Illustrator
13 49 (18.28%) JavaScript
14 45 (16.79%) Zeplin
15 43 (16.04%) E-Commerce
15 43 (16.04%) Retail
16 38 (14.18%) Usability Testing
17 32 (11.94%) Information Architecture
18 31 (11.57%) Analytics
18 31 (11.57%) Mobile App
19 29 (10.82%) Android
20 28 (10.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 27 (10.07%) JIRA
21 27 (10.07%) Marketing
21 27 (10.07%) Responsive Web Design
22 26 (9.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
23 25 (9.33%) Project Management
24 24 (8.96%) Apple iOS
25 23 (8.58%) Analytical Skills

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 15 (5.60%) CMS
2 10 (3.73%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.87%) Confluence
4 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.37%) SAS
6 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 112 (41.79%) InVision
2 67 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 51 (19.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (16.79%) Zeplin
5 28 (10.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (6.72%) OmniGraffle
7 14 (5.22%) Figma
7 14 (5.22%) MS Visio
8 13 (4.85%) Adobe After Effects
9 12 (4.48%) Adobe XD
10 8 (2.99%) Marvel
11 4 (1.49%) UXPin
12 3 (1.12%) Flinto
13 2 (0.75%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.75%) InDesign
13 2 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 1 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.37%) Lectora
14 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
14 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.73%) Magento
1 10 (3.73%) Shopify
2 1 (0.37%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (2.61%) SaaS
3 5 (1.87%) Slack
4 4 (1.49%) MailChimp
5 3 (1.12%) Azure
5 3 (1.12%) Office 365
5 3 (1.12%) Responsys
6 1 (0.37%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.37%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.12%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.37%) Big Data
2 1 (0.37%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 72 (26.87%) Axure RP
2 27 (10.07%) JIRA
3 16 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.99%) Android Studio
4 8 (2.99%) Grunt
4 8 (2.99%) Jasmine
4 8 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.99%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (2.61%) Balsamiq
6 2 (0.75%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Xcode
General
1 51 (19.03%) Finance
2 43 (16.04%) Retail
3 27 (10.07%) Marketing
4 15 (5.60%) Banking
5 14 (5.22%) Public Sector
6 11 (4.10%) Advertising
6 11 (4.10%) Games
7 8 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.87%) Electronics
8 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.75%) Automotive
9 2 (0.75%) Back Office
9 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 210 (78.36%) Designer
2 139 (51.87%) UX Designer
3 94 (35.07%) UI Designer
4 58 (21.64%) UI/UX Designer
5 43 (16.04%) Senior Designer
6 28 (10.45%) Developer
7 26 (9.70%) Senior UX Designer
8 19 (7.09%) Digital Designer
9 16 (5.97%) Senior UI Designer
10 15 (5.60%) Visual Designer
11 13 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (4.48%) E-Commerce Designer
13 8 (2.99%) Android Developer
13 8 (2.99%) Lead Developer
14 7 (2.61%) Digital UX Designer
14 7 (2.61%) Senior Visual Designer
15 6 (2.24%) Data Manager
15 6 (2.24%) React Developer
15 6 (2.24%) Senior Developer
15 6 (2.24%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (29.10%) HTML
2 71 (26.49%) CSS
3 18 (6.72%) React
4 16 (5.97%) Sass
5 14 (5.22%) AngularJS
6 12 (4.48%) Node.js
7 11 (4.10%) Vue.js
8 10 (3.73%) Material Design
9 9 (3.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (3.36%) XHTML
10 8 (2.99%) Android SDK
10 8 (2.99%) JSP
10 8 (2.99%) JSTL
10 8 (2.99%) Semantic HTML
11 7 (2.61%) Flash
12 6 (2.24%) HTML5
13 5 (1.87%) Angular 2
13 5 (1.87%) CSS3
14 4 (1.49%) Ajax
14 4 (1.49%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 214 (79.85%) User Experience
2 31 (11.57%) Mobile App
3 23 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.60%) W3C
5 10 (3.73%) Animation
6 8 (2.99%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.61%) Graphic Design
7 7 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.24%) Motion Graphics
8 6 (2.24%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.87%) Video Editing
10 4 (1.49%) Blog
11 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.12%) Photography
11 3 (1.12%) Social Media
12 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.75%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.75%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.82%) Android
2 24 (8.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (49.63%) Wireframes
2 121 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (33.21%) Prototyping
4 70 (26.12%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 43 (16.04%) E-Commerce
6 38 (14.18%) Usability Testing
7 32 (11.94%) Information Architecture
8 31 (11.57%) Analytics
9 27 (10.07%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (9.33%) Project Management
11 22 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (7.46%) Typography
13 19 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.09%) Service Design
14 17 (6.34%) Visualisation
15 15 (5.60%) Workshop Facilitation
16 14 (5.22%) Design Thinking
17 13 (4.85%) Front End Development
17 13 (4.85%) Storytelling
18 12 (4.48%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.28%) JavaScript
2 18 (6.72%) Java
3 8 (2.99%) Kotlin
4 3 (1.12%) TypeScript
5 2 (0.75%) Apple Swift
5 2 (0.75%) ES6
5 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.75%) Python
6 1 (0.37%) C#
6 1 (0.37%) PHP
6 1 (0.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.09%) Degree
2 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.10%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) WCAG
3 1 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.37%) GDPR
Vendors
1 92 (34.33%) Adobe
2 10 (3.73%) hybris
2 10 (3.73%) IBM
3 5 (1.87%) SAP
4 4 (1.49%) Google
4 4 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.75%) Hotjar
5 2 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (0.75%) Qualtrics
6 1 (0.37%) Marketo
6 1 (0.37%) Omniture
6 1 (0.37%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.37%) Qubit
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.37%) Virgin Media
6 1 (0.37%) Yahoo!