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 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 585 585
Rank change year-on-year +33 0  
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 56 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.69% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 35
Median daily rate £440 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £445
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7822 7816 7091
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.59% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5284 5224 4525
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 189 137
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.40 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +13.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £32.00 £28.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
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

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 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Balsamiq Mockups in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 24 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 28 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
England +34 54 £445 -1.11% 16
London +18 35 £488 +2.63% 7
South East +18 7 £388 - 3
City of London -11 6 £425 +30.76% 3
West Midlands - 5 £425 -
Coventry - 5 £425 -
Hampshire +13 4 £313 - 2
Norwich +6 4 £450 +50.00%
Norfolk 0 4 £450 +12.50%
East of England -2 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Surrey - 3 £388 -
South West - 2 £388 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £313 -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
North West +27 1 £325 -
Scotland +23 1 £300 -5.88% 3
Edinburgh - 1 £300 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Morden - 1 £330 -
Andover - 1 £400 -
Preston - 1 £325 -
Guildford - 1 £388 -
Lancashire - 1 £325 -

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Balsamiq Mockups.

1 79 (84.95%) User Experience
2 65 (69.89%) Axure RP
3 52 (55.91%) Wireframes
4 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (53.76%) HTML
6 49 (52.69%) CSS
7 44 (47.31%) JavaScript
8 43 (46.24%) Adobe
9 42 (45.16%) HTML5
10 36 (38.71%) CSS3
11 30 (32.26%) Photoshop
12 25 (26.88%) OmniGraffle
12 25 (26.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 25 (26.88%) Project Management
12 25 (26.88%) Marketing
13 23 (24.73%) MVC
14 22 (23.66%) Scrum
14 22 (23.66%) MS Visio
14 22 (23.66%) Prototyping
15 20 (21.51%) Usability Testing
16 19 (20.43%) Adobe Illustrator
16 19 (20.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (19.35%) Psychology
18 17 (18.28%) Banking
19 16 (17.20%) .NET
19 16 (17.20%) MVVM
20 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
21 13 (13.98%) Social Media
21 13 (13.98%) Kanban
21 13 (13.98%) jQuery

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 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (32.26%) Photoshop
2 25 (26.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 25 (26.88%) OmniGraffle
3 22 (23.66%) MS Visio
4 19 (20.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (13.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (11.83%) InVision
7 7 (7.53%) UXPin
8 4 (4.30%) InDesign
9 3 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
10 2 (2.15%) MS Office
11 1 (1.08%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.23%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Internet
2 4 (4.30%) snoop
3 2 (2.15%) DNS
3 2 (2.15%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.08%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (69.89%) Axure RP
2 13 (13.98%) Selenium
3 11 (11.83%) Jasmine
4 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.53%) JIRA
6 6 (6.45%) NUnit
7 5 (5.38%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (5.38%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.30%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.30%) NCrunch
8 4 (4.30%) ReSharper
8 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.23%) MSI
9 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.23%) WiX
10 2 (2.15%) gulp
10 2 (2.15%) Hudson
10 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.15%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 25 (26.88%) Marketing
2 17 (18.28%) Banking
3 13 (13.98%) Finance
4 9 (9.68%) Retail
5 5 (5.38%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.30%) Advertising
6 4 (4.30%) Front Office
7 2 (2.15%) Games
8 1 (1.08%) Electronics
8 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) Designer
2 26 (27.96%) Developer
2 26 (27.96%) UX Designer
3 15 (16.13%) UI Developer
4 13 (13.98%) Angular Developer
5 12 (12.90%) Architect
5 12 (12.90%) User Experience Architect
6 11 (11.83%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (11.83%) HTML Developer
6 11 (11.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (8.60%) UI Designer
7 8 (8.60%) UI/UX Designer
7 8 (8.60%) User Researcher
8 7 (7.53%) UX Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Web Designer
10 5 (5.38%) Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (53.76%) HTML
2 49 (52.69%) CSS
3 42 (45.16%) HTML5
4 36 (38.71%) CSS3
5 19 (20.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (17.20%) .NET
7 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
8 13 (13.98%) jQuery
9 9 (9.68%) LESS
9 9 (9.68%) Sass
9 9 (9.68%) Web Services
10 8 (8.60%) WCF
11 6 (6.45%) J2EE
11 6 (6.45%) XHTML
12 5 (5.38%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
13 4 (4.30%) Framer.js
13 4 (4.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 4 (4.30%) WPF
14 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 79 (84.95%) User Experience
2 13 (13.98%) Social Media
3 6 (6.45%) Online Banking
4 5 (5.38%) RIA
5 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Fintech
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (1.08%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.45%) Android
3 3 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) Wireframes
2 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.88%) Project Management
4 23 (24.73%) MVC
5 22 (23.66%) Prototyping
5 22 (23.66%) Scrum
6 20 (21.51%) Usability Testing
7 18 (19.35%) Psychology
8 16 (17.20%) MVVM
9 13 (13.98%) Kanban
9 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (12.90%) Cognitive Psychology
10 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
11 11 (11.83%) BPR
11 11 (11.83%) Change Management
11 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
11 11 (11.83%) Information Architecture
11 11 (11.83%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (10.75%) TDD
13 9 (9.68%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.31%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.60%) C#
2 8 (8.60%) Java
3 4 (4.30%) TypeScript
3 4 (4.30%) XAML
4 3 (3.23%) SQL
4 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.23%) VB
5 2 (2.15%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) ISEB
4 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) WCAG
Vendors
1 43 (46.24%) Adobe
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.53%) DevExpress
4 4 (4.30%) IBM
4 4 (4.30%) Infragistics
4 4 (4.30%) Telerik
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago