Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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.

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UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 760 893 -
Rank change year-on-year +133 - -
Contract jobs citing Figma 49 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.005% -
As % of the Applications category 0.68% 0.057% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 0
UK median daily rate £410 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.49% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £260 -
% change year-on-year +63.46% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 7,158 8,722 8,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.54% 8.45% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,194 5,140 5,484
UK median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £142 £148 £143
90th Percentile £550 £563 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 783 737
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% -4.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £40.00 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.31 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.32% +5.57% -7.39%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Figma in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Figma in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Figma over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Figma in the UK

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Top 11 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 19 November 2019. 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 +147 45 £438 -2.78% 19
UK excluding London +83 29 £425 +63.46% 14
London +87 20 £343 -23.89% 5
South East - 9 £450 - 4
Midlands - 6 £510 - 3
Yorkshire - 6 £475 - 1
North of England - 6 £475 - 3
Scotland +23 4 £379 +45.67%
West Midlands - 4 £524 - 3
South West - 4 £425 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £275 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 43 (87.76%) User Experience
2 39 (79.59%) Sketch
3 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (61.22%) Wireframes
5 26 (53.06%) InVision
6 24 (48.98%) Adobe
7 14 (28.57%) HTML
7 14 (28.57%) Finance
7 14 (28.57%) Workshop Facilitation
8 13 (26.53%) Axure RP
9 12 (24.49%) CSS
10 10 (20.41%) Prototyping
10 10 (20.41%) Service Design
10 10 (20.41%) Public Sector
11 9 (18.37%) Adobe XD
11 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.33%) Information Architecture
12 8 (16.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (16.33%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (16.33%) User Stories
13 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
13 7 (14.29%) Retail
13 7 (14.29%) Storytelling
13 7 (14.29%) Epics
14 6 (12.24%) Tailwind CSS
14 6 (12.24%) Use Case
14 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (12.24%) Validation
14 6 (12.24%) Acceptance Criteria

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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 (8.16%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (79.59%) Sketch
2 26 (53.06%) InVision
3 9 (18.37%) Adobe XD
4 8 (16.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (16.33%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (10.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (10.20%) Photoshop
6 4 (8.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (4.08%) Marvel
8 1 (2.04%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (2.04%) InDesign
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) Google Docs
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Slack
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Axure RP
2 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.24%) Babel
3 6 (12.24%) webpack
4 5 (10.20%) Bitbucket
4 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.16%) git-flow
6 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Public Sector
3 7 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.12%) Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) Back Office
6 2 (4.08%) Banking
6 2 (4.08%) Electronics
6 2 (4.08%) Games
6 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Designer
2 31 (63.27%) UX Designer
3 15 (30.61%) UI Designer
4 12 (24.49%) UI/UX Designer
5 6 (12.24%) Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Digital Designer
5 6 (12.24%) React Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.12%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior UI Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior UI/UX Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior UX Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Content Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Data Business Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Digital UX Designer
9 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Lead UX Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) HTML
2 12 (24.49%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) Jest
3 6 (12.24%) Redux
3 6 (12.24%) REST
3 6 (12.24%) Semantic HTML
3 6 (12.24%) Tailwind CSS
4 4 (8.16%) Framer.js
5 3 (6.12%) React
6 2 (4.08%) Flash
7 1 (2.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (87.76%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Blog
3 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Life Science
4 2 (4.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) Animation
5 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (61.22%) Wireframes
3 14 (28.57%) Workshop Facilitation
4 10 (20.41%) Prototyping
4 10 (20.41%) Service Design
5 8 (16.33%) Information Architecture
5 8 (16.33%) User Stories
6 7 (14.29%) Epics
6 7 (14.29%) Storytelling
6 7 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
7 6 (12.24%) A/B Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.24%) Ethnography
7 6 (12.24%) Progressive Web App
7 6 (12.24%) Use Case
7 6 (12.24%) Validation
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.20%) Usability Testing
8 5 (10.20%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.12%) ES8
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) WCAG
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Adobe
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Cadence
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore