The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 June 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 601 603
Rank change year-on-year +48 +2  
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 57 53 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.098% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 0.63% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 30
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8267 8396 7386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.55% 15.55% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5644 5778 4882
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 129 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +13.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.20 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £49.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Balsamiq Mockups
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Balsamiq Mockups in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Balsamiq Mockups in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 28 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +25 50 £425 +9.67% 24
London -6 21 £450 +5.88% 11
South East +11 10 £350 -3.44% 5
Scotland +35 7 £400 +8.47%
Oxford - 7 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £350 - 2
Edinburgh +24 6 £400 -3.03%
East of England +3 6 £425 +21.42% 1
Norfolk +3 5 £425 +54.54%
East Midlands - 5 - - 1
South West - 5 £440 -
Bristol - 4 £440 -
Hampshire +4 2 £365 +0.68% 2
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £365 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
North West +20 1 - - 2
Manchester +15 1 - - 1
Glasgow +7 1 £450 +50.00%
Norwich +3 1 £450 +63.63%
City of London -7 1 £498 +32.66% 3
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £350 -
Southwark - 1 £423 -
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Somerset - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 with a requirement for Balsamiq Mockups.

1 99 (90.00%) User Experience
2 72 (65.45%) Axure RP
3 62 (56.36%) HTML
4 61 (55.45%) CSS
4 61 (55.45%) Wireframes
5 60 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 48 (43.64%) HTML5
8 44 (40.00%) Adobe
9 41 (37.27%) CSS3
10 35 (31.82%) OmniGraffle
11 28 (25.45%) Project Management
12 27 (24.55%) MS Visio
13 25 (22.73%) Photoshop
13 25 (22.73%) Prototyping
14 22 (20.00%) MVC
15 21 (19.09%) Marketing
15 21 (19.09%) InVision
16 20 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 20 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (18.18%) Degree
17 19 (17.27%) Psychology
17 19 (17.27%) Usability Testing
17 19 (17.27%) Adobe Illustrator
18 16 (14.55%) Banking
19 15 (13.64%) Selenium
19 15 (13.64%) MVVM
20 14 (12.73%) Information Architecture
20 14 (12.73%) User Stories
20 14 (12.73%) AngularJS

Balsamiq Mockups
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) Marvel
Applications
1 35 (31.82%) OmniGraffle
2 27 (24.55%) MS Visio
3 25 (22.73%) Photoshop
4 21 (19.09%) InVision
5 20 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 19 (17.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (5.45%) UXPin
8 5 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (1.82%) Snagit
11 1 (0.91%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) GitHub
2 4 (3.64%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.64%) SaaS
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Internet
2 3 (2.73%) MVNO
3 2 (1.82%) DNS
3 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.91%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (65.45%) Axure RP
2 15 (13.64%) Selenium
3 14 (12.73%) Jasmine
4 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.55%) JIRA
5 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.73%) MSI
6 3 (2.73%) NUnit
6 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.73%) WiX
7 2 (1.82%) Hudson
7 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.91%) gulp
8 1 (0.91%) Mocha
8 1 (0.91%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.91%) ProtoShare
8 1 (0.91%) QUnit
8 1 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 21 (19.09%) Marketing
2 16 (14.55%) Banking
3 12 (10.91%) Retail
4 10 (9.09%) Finance
5 5 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Advertising
7 2 (1.82%) Games
8 1 (0.91%) Electronics
8 1 (0.91%) Front Office
8 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (29.09%) Designer
2 27 (24.55%) Developer
3 24 (21.82%) UX Designer
4 23 (20.91%) Architect
4 23 (20.91%) User Experience Architect
5 13 (11.82%) Angular Developer
5 13 (11.82%) UI Developer
6 11 (10.00%) Consultant
6 11 (10.00%) User Experience Consultant
7 10 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Senior Designer
8 9 (8.18%) UI Designer
9 8 (7.27%) Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (7.27%) HTML Developer
9 8 (7.27%) UX Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Senior User Experience Architect
10 7 (6.36%) Senior UX Designer
10 7 (6.36%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (56.36%) HTML
2 61 (55.45%) CSS
3 48 (43.64%) HTML5
4 41 (37.27%) CSS3
5 20 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (12.73%) AngularJS
7 11 (10.00%) LESS
8 10 (9.09%) Web Services
9 9 (8.18%) .NET
9 9 (8.18%) Sass
10 7 (6.36%) J2EE
11 6 (5.45%) jQuery
11 6 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (5.45%) WCF
12 4 (3.64%) Framer.js
13 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 3 (2.73%) Breeze.js
13 3 (2.73%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.73%) Express
13 3 (2.73%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 99 (90.00%) User Experience
2 10 (9.09%) RIA
3 6 (5.45%) Graphic Design
4 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.55%) Online Banking
4 5 (4.55%) Social Media
5 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.82%) Fintech
6 2 (1.82%) W3C
7 1 (0.91%) Animation
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (0.91%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.27%) Android
3 4 (3.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.45%) Wireframes
2 60 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.45%) Project Management
4 25 (22.73%) Prototyping
5 22 (20.00%) MVC
6 19 (17.27%) Psychology
6 19 (17.27%) Usability Testing
7 15 (13.64%) MVVM
8 14 (12.73%) Information Architecture
8 14 (12.73%) User Stories
9 13 (11.82%) Product Management
9 13 (11.82%) Scrum
10 12 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (10.00%) SDLC
12 10 (9.09%) Cognitive Psychology
12 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce
13 9 (8.18%) Mobile First
13 9 (8.18%) Web Design
14 8 (7.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.27%) Java
3 4 (3.64%) C#
4 3 (2.73%) SQL
4 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.73%) TypeScript
4 3 (2.73%) VB
5 2 (1.82%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (18.18%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.55%) ISEB
4 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) WCAG
Vendors
1 44 (40.00%) Adobe
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) DevExpress
3 4 (3.64%) Google
4 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.82%) Twitter
6 1 (0.91%) IBM
6 1 (0.91%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.91%) Telerik
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