Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 829 793
Rank change year-on-year +42 -36 +16
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 91 65 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.061% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.37% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 74
UK median daily rate £463 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.78% +11.33% +0.67%
10th Percentile £352 £285 £266
90th Percentile £538 £535 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.31% +3.90% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Balsamiq Mockups is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19200 17494 16364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 16.51% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13374 11774 10881
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 252 335
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.10 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Balsamiq Mockups
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Balsamiq Mockups as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Balsamiq Mockups in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 13 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +32 77 £498 +19.16% 8
London +6 49 £498 +17.06% 3
UK excluding London +48 42 £421 +5.31% 7
Scotland - 14 £390 - 2
South East +6 12 £525 +50.00%
Midlands +27 6 £425 +0.24% 2
North of England +63 4 £300 -6.25% 3
East Midlands - 4 - -
South West - 4 £475 -
North West +25 3 £300 - 1
West Midlands +18 2 £425 +0.24% 2
East of England -23 2 £425 -
Yorkshire +30 1 £340 +6.25% 2

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 73 (80.22%) User Experience
2 66 (72.53%) Axure RP
3 58 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (50.55%) Wireframes
5 41 (45.05%) OmniGraffle
5 41 (45.05%) HTML
5 41 (45.05%) CSS
6 37 (40.66%) JavaScript
7 36 (39.56%) Adobe
8 30 (32.97%) MS Visio
9 29 (31.87%) HTML5
10 28 (30.77%) CSS3
11 23 (25.27%) Web Services
11 23 (25.27%) Finance
11 23 (25.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 22 (24.18%) Banking
13 19 (20.88%) Jasmine
13 19 (20.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (19.78%) AngularJS
14 18 (19.78%) MVC
14 18 (19.78%) MVVM
14 18 (19.78%) Business Analysis
14 18 (19.78%) Selenium
15 15 (16.48%) Prototyping
16 14 (15.38%) JIRA
17 13 (14.29%) Photoshop
17 13 (14.29%) InVision
18 12 (13.19%) User Stories
18 12 (13.19%) J2EE
18 12 (13.19%) Java

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 11 (12.09%) CMS
1 11 (12.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (4.40%) Confluence
2 4 (4.40%) Marvel
Applications
1 41 (45.05%) OmniGraffle
2 30 (32.97%) MS Visio
3 23 (25.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (14.29%) InVision
4 13 (14.29%) Photoshop
5 11 (12.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (7.69%) UXPin
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Lucidchart
2 6 (6.59%) SaaS
3 2 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.20%) Trello
4 1 (1.10%) GitHub
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Development Applications
1 66 (72.53%) Axure RP
2 19 (20.88%) Jasmine
3 18 (19.78%) Selenium
4 14 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (2.20%) ProtoShare
6 1 (1.10%) Mocha
6 1 (1.10%) QUnit
6 1 (1.10%) YouTrack
6 1 (1.10%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 22 (24.18%) Banking
3 12 (13.19%) Retail Banking
4 10 (10.99%) Marketing
5 6 (6.59%) Retail
6 3 (3.30%) Advertising
6 3 (3.30%) Games
7 2 (2.20%) Automotive
7 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Electronics
8 1 (1.10%) Legal
8 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.10%) Publishing
8 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (31.87%) Designer
2 28 (30.77%) Analyst
3 27 (29.67%) Business Analyst
3 27 (29.67%) UX Designer
4 22 (24.18%) Developer
5 18 (19.78%) Angular Developer
6 17 (18.68%) UI Developer
7 12 (13.19%) Agile Business Analyst
8 11 (12.09%) Digital Analyst
8 11 (12.09%) Digital Business Analyst
9 8 (8.79%) Architect
9 8 (8.79%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (8.79%) HTML Developer
9 8 (8.79%) User Experience Architect
10 6 (6.59%) Data Business Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Senior UI Developer
11 5 (5.49%) SOA Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (45.05%) CSS
1 41 (45.05%) HTML
2 29 (31.87%) HTML5
3 28 (30.77%) CSS3
4 23 (25.27%) Web Services
5 19 (20.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (19.78%) AngularJS
7 12 (13.19%) J2EE
8 4 (4.40%) LESS
9 3 (3.30%) Framer.js
9 3 (3.30%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (3.30%) RequireJS
10 1 (1.10%) Chai
10 1 (1.10%) jQuery
10 1 (1.10%) React
10 1 (1.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 73 (80.22%) User Experience
2 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) Graphic Design
3 6 (6.59%) RIA
4 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.40%) Online Banking
5 4 (4.40%) W3C
6 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.10%) Animation
7 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.10%) Fintech
7 1 (1.10%) Social Media
7 1 (1.10%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Android
1 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (50.55%) Wireframes
3 18 (19.78%) Business Analysis
3 18 (19.78%) MVC
3 18 (19.78%) MVVM
4 15 (16.48%) Prototyping
5 12 (13.19%) SOA
5 12 (13.19%) User Stories
6 11 (12.09%) Use Case
7 10 (10.99%) Information Architecture
7 10 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (9.89%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.89%) Product Management
9 8 (8.79%) Business Change Management
9 8 (8.79%) Change Management
9 8 (8.79%) Front End Development
9 8 (8.79%) Project Management
9 8 (8.79%) Usability Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.66%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.19%) Java
3 8 (8.79%) SQL
4 3 (3.30%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) ISEB
3 2 (2.20%) IIBA
4 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (39.56%) Adobe
2 11 (12.09%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.59%) Oracle
5 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) SAP