Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 295 324 407
Rank change year-on-year +29 +83 -1
Contract jobs citing Sketch 184 322 246
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.75% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 9.94% 9.54% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 218 185
Median daily rate £420 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.27% +9.69% -
10th Percentile £263 £313 £300
90th Percentile £541 £575 £553
England median daily rate £420 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -2.61% +7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.19% -17.42%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% +35.19% -17.42%

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 1,851 3,374 4,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.46% 7.90% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,259 2,218 2,779
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £159 £158 £153
90th Percentile £594 £588 £590
England median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 128 163
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.77% +10.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.60 £47.09 £40.80
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.62% +0.63%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +52 40 £450 - 11
East London +52 5 £425 +6.25% 1
South London +41 5 £390 -17.89%
West London +22 3 £475 +8.57%
Sketch
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 138 (75.00%) User Experience
2 100 (54.35%) Adobe
3 97 (52.72%) InVision
4 94 (51.09%) Wireframes
5 78 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (35.87%) HTML
7 62 (33.70%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 61 (33.15%) CSS
9 51 (27.72%) Prototyping
10 46 (25.00%) Axure RP
11 32 (17.39%) Adobe XD
12 31 (16.85%) Usability Testing
12 31 (16.85%) JavaScript
12 31 (16.85%) Finance
13 30 (16.30%) Adobe Illustrator
13 30 (16.30%) Photoshop
13 30 (16.30%) Zeplin
14 28 (15.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 23 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 23 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
15 23 (12.50%) Degree
16 22 (11.96%) Adobe After Effects
16 22 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (10.87%) HTML5
18 20 (10.87%) Marketing
19 19 (10.33%) Banking
19 19 (10.33%) Android
19 19 (10.33%) CMS
20 18 (9.78%) W3C

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 19 (10.33%) CMS
2 8 (4.35%) Confluence
2 8 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.54%) Moodle
3 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 97 (52.72%) InVision
2 32 (17.39%) Adobe XD
3 30 (16.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (16.30%) Photoshop
3 30 (16.30%) Zeplin
4 23 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
5 22 (11.96%) Adobe After Effects
6 15 (8.15%) MS Visio
7 10 (5.43%) Figma
8 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (2.72%) Lectora
10 3 (1.63%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (1.63%) InDesign
11 2 (1.09%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (1.09%) UserZoom
11 2 (1.09%) UXPin
12 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.54%) Marvel
12 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Magento
1 8 (4.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (1.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.09%) MailChimp
3 2 (1.09%) Slack
4 1 (0.54%) AWS
4 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) HTTP
1 1 (0.54%) Intranet
1 1 (0.54%) Skype
Development Applications
1 46 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 18 (9.78%) JIRA
3 12 (6.52%) Balsamiq
4 6 (3.26%) Grunt
4 6 (3.26%) Jasmine
4 6 (3.26%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (2.72%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.63%) Cypress.io
7 3 (1.63%) Selenium
8 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.54%) PostCSS
9 1 (0.54%) Xcode
General
1 31 (16.85%) Finance
2 20 (10.87%) Marketing
3 19 (10.33%) Banking
4 13 (7.07%) Retail
5 11 (5.98%) Public Sector
6 9 (4.89%) Games
6 9 (4.89%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.26%) Advertising
8 5 (2.72%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (2.72%) Publishing
8 5 (2.72%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.63%) Electronics
9 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.54%) Automotive
10 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.54%) Front Office
10 1 (0.54%) Legal
10 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 140 (76.09%) Designer
2 84 (45.65%) UX Designer
3 38 (20.65%) UI Designer
4 22 (11.96%) Developer
4 22 (11.96%) Digital Designer
4 22 (11.96%) UI/UX Designer
5 17 (9.24%) Senior Designer
6 13 (7.07%) Visual Designer
7 11 (5.98%) Senior UX Designer
8 10 (5.43%) Data Manager
8 10 (5.43%) Systems Manager
9 7 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.26%) React Developer
11 5 (2.72%) Junior
11 5 (2.72%) Junior Designer
11 5 (2.72%) Mobile Designer
11 5 (2.72%) Web Designer
12 4 (2.17%) Digital Developer
12 4 (2.17%) Digital UX Designer
12 4 (2.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (35.87%) HTML
2 61 (33.15%) CSS
3 20 (10.87%) HTML5
4 16 (8.70%) CSS3
5 12 (6.52%) Flash
5 12 (6.52%) Node.js
5 12 (6.52%) React
6 11 (5.98%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.89%) Sass
8 8 (4.35%) Vue.js
9 7 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.26%) JSP
10 6 (3.26%) JSTL
10 6 (3.26%) Semantic HTML
10 6 (3.26%) XHTML
11 2 (1.09%) Angular 2
11 2 (1.09%) Framer.js
11 2 (1.09%) jQuery
11 2 (1.09%) Redux
12 1 (0.54%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 138 (75.00%) User Experience
2 21 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.78%) Mobile App
3 18 (9.78%) W3C
4 8 (4.35%) Graphic Design
5 7 (3.80%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.26%) Animation
6 6 (3.26%) Social Media
7 5 (2.72%) Learning Management System
7 5 (2.72%) Video Editing
8 4 (2.17%) iPhone
8 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.63%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.63%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (1.09%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.09%) NHS
11 1 (0.54%) Blog
11 1 (0.54%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.33%) Android
2 17 (9.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (51.09%) Wireframes
2 78 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (33.70%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 51 (27.72%) Prototyping
5 31 (16.85%) Usability Testing
6 22 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (9.24%) Front End Development
7 17 (9.24%) Project Management
8 16 (8.70%) Analytics
8 16 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.61%) Content Management
9 14 (7.61%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 12 (6.52%) Analytical Thinking
10 12 (6.52%) Scrum
10 12 (6.52%) Sprint Planning
10 12 (6.52%) Typography
11 10 (5.43%) Workflow
12 8 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 8 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.85%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.52%) Java
3 5 (2.72%) TypeScript
4 3 (1.63%) ES6
4 3 (1.63%) Kotlin
4 3 (1.63%) Scala
5 2 (1.09%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.54%) ES7
Qualifications
1 23 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) WCAG
Vendors
1 100 (54.35%) Adobe
2 10 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.35%) hybris
3 8 (4.35%) IBM
4 3 (1.63%) SAP
5 1 (0.54%) Omniture