Period
to 16 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Figma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Figma over the 6 months to 16 July 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.

Figma
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 525 812 894
Rank change year-on-year +287 +82 -
Contract jobs citing Figma 46 36 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.039% 0.002%
As % of the Applications category 1.40% 0.47% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 2
Median daily rate £378 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.53% +2.15% -
10th Percentile £163 £331 £429
90th Percentile £540 £573 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £475 -
% change year-on-year -7.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Figma is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3,293 7,707 8,935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.35% 8.29% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,843 4,531 5,341
Median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.54% +6.57%
10th Percentile £143 £148 £145
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 650 813
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.74 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +1.47% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.75 £47.10 £39.90
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +3.33%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Figma as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Figma in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Figma.

Daily rate trend for Figma in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Figma over the 6 months to 16 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Figma in the UK

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Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Figma within the UK over the 6 months to 16 July 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
England +274 44 £380 -24.00% 17
London +217 28 £375 -31.82% 6
UK excluding London +213 16 £438 -7.89% 11
Midlands +104 8 £500 -6.98% 9
West Midlands +81 8 £500 -6.98% 9
Work from Home - 6 £238 -
South East +127 5 £350 -28.21%
East of England - 3 £175 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Figma 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 with a requirement for Figma.

1 37 (80.43%) User Experience
2 28 (60.87%) Wireframes
3 22 (47.83%) Prototyping
4 21 (45.65%) Sketch
5 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.78%) Adobe
6 16 (34.78%) Axure RP
7 14 (30.43%) HTML
8 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
9 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
9 11 (23.91%) Android
9 11 (23.91%) InVision
9 11 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (21.74%) Adobe XD
10 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
10 10 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (19.57%) Photoshop
11 9 (19.57%) CSS
12 8 (17.39%) HTML5
12 8 (17.39%) REST
12 8 (17.39%) Scrum
12 8 (17.39%) Zeplin
13 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
13 7 (15.22%) Graphic Design
13 7 (15.22%) React
14 6 (13.04%) API Testing
14 6 (13.04%) Swagger
14 6 (13.04%) DevOps
14 6 (13.04%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (13.04%) Data Visualisation

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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 4 (8.70%) Apache
1 4 (8.70%) Gunicorn
1 4 (8.70%) nginx
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Sketch
2 11 (23.91%) InVision
3 10 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (21.74%) Adobe XD
4 9 (19.57%) Photoshop
5 8 (17.39%) Zeplin
6 3 (6.52%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (2.17%) Chatbot
8 1 (2.17%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Azure
1 6 (13.04%) GitHub
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon Alexa
2 4 (8.70%) Slack
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Axure RP
2 6 (13.04%) Jasmine
2 6 (13.04%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.70%) Balsamiq
3 4 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.04%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Designer
2 27 (58.70%) UX Designer
3 14 (30.43%) UI Designer
4 13 (28.26%) UI/UX Designer
5 12 (26.09%) Developer
6 9 (19.57%) UI Developer
6 9 (19.57%) UI/UX Developer
6 9 (19.57%) UX Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Copywriter
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Copywriter
7 3 (6.52%) Django Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Digital Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.35%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Mobile Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior UX Designer
9 1 (2.17%) User Experience Researcher
9 1 (2.17%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
3 9 (19.57%) CSS
4 8 (17.39%) HTML5
4 8 (17.39%) REST
5 7 (15.22%) React
6 6 (13.04%) RESTful
6 6 (13.04%) Swagger
7 4 (8.70%) Django
7 4 (8.70%) Flask
7 4 (8.70%) Ionic Framework
7 4 (8.70%) JSON
7 4 (8.70%) Node.js
7 4 (8.70%) Sass
7 4 (8.70%) Vue.js
8 3 (6.52%) Framer.js
8 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.35%) Web Services
10 1 (2.17%) LESS
10 1 (2.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 37 (80.43%) User Experience
2 7 (15.22%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.35%) Biotechnology
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Animation
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 11 (23.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Wireframes
2 22 (47.83%) Prototyping
3 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
7 6 (13.04%) API Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (13.04%) DevOps
7 6 (13.04%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 6 (13.04%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 6 (13.04%) Usability Testing
7 6 (13.04%) UX Design
7 6 (13.04%) Visualisation
8 5 (10.87%) Analytics
8 5 (10.87%) Content Strategy
8 5 (10.87%) Design Thinking
8 5 (10.87%) Web Development
9 4 (8.70%) Product Management
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.04%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) ES6
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
1 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) CIPD
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Adobe
2 4 (8.70%) Google
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) SAP