The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Balsamiq Mockups skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Balsamiq Mockups over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

Balsamiq Mockups
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 264 257
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.021% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 0.16% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 9
Median daily rate £388 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £335
% change year-on-year +18.51% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Balsamiq Mockups is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1199 1243 1205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.24% 13.30% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 801 691
Median daily rate £405 £380 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 38
Median hourly rate £45.87 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £126.25 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Balsamiq Mockups
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Balsamiq Mockups as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Balsamiq Mockups in the South East

Balsamiq Mockups
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Balsamiq Mockups in the South East

Balsamiq Mockups
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +16 4 £313 - 2
Surrey - 3 £388 -
Balsamiq Mockups
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Balsamiq Mockups.

1 8 (72.73%) Axure RP
2 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Wireframes
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Adobe
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
5 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (36.36%) Marketing
5 4 (36.36%) Prototyping
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) ISEB
7 2 (18.18%) MSI
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) UML
7 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) VB
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services

Balsamiq Mockups
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
2 3 (27.27%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (9.09%) InDesign
4 1 (9.09%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Axure RP
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Hudson
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) MSI
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) WiX
3 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Designer
1 4 (36.36%) UX Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) UX Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Designer
3 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
3 1 (9.09%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) AppFabric
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) Breeze.js
3 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Express
3 2 (18.18%) Kendo UI
3 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (18.18%) SignalR
3 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Wireframes
3 4 (36.36%) Prototyping
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Brand Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Full Text Search
5 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (18.18%) OWASP
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Email Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) DevExpress