Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 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.

Sketch
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 298 296 300
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +57
Contract jobs citing Sketch 276 61 321
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.46% 0.83%
As % of the Applications category 11.84% 6.59% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 40 221
10th Percentile £363 £275 £288
25th Percentile £463 £348 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £531 £425 £415
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.41% -2.35%
75th Percentile £594 £480 £484
90th Percentile £675 £525 £550
England median daily rate £500 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +19.05% +1.82% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
England median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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 2,332 926 2,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.90% 6.91% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,524 603 2,022
10th Percentile £225 £156 £163
25th Percentile £350 £289 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +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 71 35 136
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.58 £11.36
25th Percentile £16.25 £14.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.39 £19.16
Median % change year-on-year +28.93% +1.19% -4.19%
75th Percentile £34.28 £28.52 £22.95
90th Percentile £53.00 £40.66 £30.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% +3.03%

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 25 September 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Sketch in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 25 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 -35 27 £520 -0.95% 20
East London -11 3 £400 -5.88% 3
West London -23 3 £375 -23.08% 4
Sketch
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 230 (83.33%) User Experience
2 157 (56.88%) InVision
3 145 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (47.46%) Adobe
5 129 (46.74%) Wireframes
6 102 (36.96%) Figma
7 98 (35.51%) Prototyping
8 89 (32.25%) Zeplin
9 81 (29.35%) User Research
10 66 (23.91%) Axure RP
11 60 (21.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 58 (21.01%) Usability Testing
13 52 (18.84%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 48 (17.39%) Typography
14 48 (17.39%) Android
15 47 (17.03%) Apple iOS
15 47 (17.03%) Accessibility
15 47 (17.03%) Social Skills
16 46 (16.67%) Workshop Facilitation
16 46 (16.67%) Retail
17 37 (13.41%) HTML
17 37 (13.41%) Design Thinking
18 35 (12.68%) Adobe XD
19 31 (11.23%) Finance
20 30 (10.87%) Information Architecture
20 30 (10.87%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
21 29 (10.51%) Service Design
21 29 (10.51%) CSS
21 29 (10.51%) Photoshop
22 28 (10.14%) Visualisation

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 5 (1.81%) CMS
2 4 (1.45%) WordPress
3 3 (1.09%) Confluence
4 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.72%) Drupal
4 2 (0.72%) Headless CMS
4 2 (0.72%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 157 (56.88%) InVision
2 102 (36.96%) Figma
3 89 (32.25%) Zeplin
4 35 (12.68%) Adobe XD
5 29 (10.51%) Photoshop
6 28 (10.14%) Marvel
7 27 (9.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 20 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (2.17%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (1.81%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
12 2 (0.72%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.72%) InDesign
13 1 (0.36%) Flinto
13 1 (0.36%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Shopify
2 2 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (21.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 21 (7.61%) Miro
3 4 (1.45%) Azure
3 4 (1.45%) SaaS
4 3 (1.09%) GitHub
5 2 (0.72%) Amplience
5 2 (0.72%) npm
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.36%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (23.91%) Axure RP
2 18 (6.52%) JIRA
3 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.72%) Grunt
4 2 (0.72%) Jasmine
4 2 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (0.72%) webpack
5 1 (0.36%) Storybook
General
1 47 (17.03%) Social Skills
2 46 (16.67%) Retail
3 31 (11.23%) Finance
4 17 (6.16%) Banking
5 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.80%) Presentation Skills
6 13 (4.71%) Marketing
7 10 (3.62%) Publishing
8 5 (1.81%) Law
9 3 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.09%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.09%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.72%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 248 (89.86%) Designer
2 137 (49.64%) UX Designer
3 108 (39.13%) UI Designer
4 51 (18.48%) Senior Designer
5 50 (18.12%) UI/UX Designer
6 40 (14.49%) Senior UX Designer
7 17 (6.16%) Digital Designer
8 12 (4.35%) Digital UX Designer
9 11 (3.99%) Lead Designer
9 11 (3.99%) Senior UI Designer
10 10 (3.62%) Mobile Designer
10 10 (3.62%) Visual Designer
11 9 (3.26%) Mobile UI Designer
12 8 (2.90%) E-Commerce Designer
13 7 (2.54%) Developer
13 7 (2.54%) Senior UI/UX Designer
14 5 (1.81%) Lead UX Designer
15 4 (1.45%) UI Consultant
15 4 (1.45%) User Experience Consultant
15 4 (1.45%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.41%) HTML
2 29 (10.51%) CSS
3 7 (2.54%) Sass
4 6 (2.17%) Material Design
5 5 (1.81%) React
6 4 (1.45%) XHTML
7 3 (1.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.09%) Framer.js
7 3 (1.09%) Node.js
7 3 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.09%) Vue.js
8 2 (0.72%) D3.js
8 2 (0.72%) HTML5
8 2 (0.72%) jQuery
8 2 (0.72%) JSP
8 2 (0.72%) JSTL
8 2 (0.72%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (0.36%) CSS3
9 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 230 (83.33%) User Experience
2 25 (9.06%) Data Protection Act
3 22 (7.97%) W3C
4 15 (5.43%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.17%) Animation
6 6 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.81%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.09%) Derivative
9 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.72%) Media Streaming
9 2 (0.72%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.72%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.36%) FMCG
10 1 (0.36%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.36%) Social Media
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (17.39%) Android
2 47 (17.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (46.74%) Wireframes
3 98 (35.51%) Prototyping
4 81 (29.35%) User Research
5 58 (21.01%) Usability Testing
6 52 (18.84%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 48 (17.39%) Typography
8 46 (16.67%) Workshop Facilitation
9 37 (13.41%) Design Thinking
10 30 (10.87%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 30 (10.87%) Information Architecture
11 29 (10.51%) Service Design
12 28 (10.14%) Visualisation
13 27 (9.78%) Rapid Prototyping
14 26 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (9.42%) User Stories
15 25 (9.06%) B2B
15 25 (9.06%) Data Protection
16 23 (8.33%) E-Commerce
16 23 (8.33%) Iconography
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.07%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.72%) Java
2 2 (0.72%) TypeScript
3 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (1.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (17.03%) Accessibility
2 10 (3.62%) QA
3 8 (2.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 131 (47.46%) Adobe
2 13 (4.71%) Google
3 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.09%) IBM
4 3 (1.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.72%) hybris
5 2 (0.72%) Xerox
6 1 (0.36%) BT
6 1 (0.36%) Capita
6 1 (0.36%) Hotjar
6 1 (0.36%) SAP