Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 807 891 -
Rank change year-on-year +84 - -
Contract jobs citing Figma 35 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.004% -
As % of the Applications category 0.47% 0.045% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 0
UK median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
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 7,392 8,825 8,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.32% 8.56% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,388 5,249 5,142
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.63% +4.72%
10th Percentile £149 £146 £149
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 788 665
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.08 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%

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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 September 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 September 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 +107 31 £470 +4.44% 14
UK excluding London - 23 £425 - 13
London +52 12 £500 +11.11% 4
South East - 9 £450 - 2
North of England - 6 £398 - 4
Scotland - 4 £379 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £485 - 3
Midlands - 3 £538 - 3
West Midlands - 3 £538 - 2
North West - 2 £294 -
South West - 1 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (91.43%) Sketch
2 31 (88.57%) User Experience
3 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (60.00%) Wireframes
5 15 (42.86%) InVision
6 13 (37.14%) Axure RP
7 11 (31.43%) Prototyping
8 9 (25.71%) Workshop Facilitation
8 9 (25.71%) Information Architecture
8 9 (25.71%) OmniGraffle
8 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) Adobe
9 8 (22.86%) Public Sector
10 7 (20.00%) HTML
10 7 (20.00%) CSS
11 6 (17.14%) Degree
11 6 (17.14%) Usability Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (14.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 5 (14.29%) Service Design
12 5 (14.29%) Adobe XD
13 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.43%) webpack
13 4 (11.43%) REST
13 4 (11.43%) Semantic HTML
13 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (11.43%) Tailwind CSS
13 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
13 4 (11.43%) Babel

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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 1 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (91.43%) Sketch
2 15 (42.86%) InVision
3 9 (25.71%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (14.29%) Adobe XD
5 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
6 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (2.86%) Blender
7 1 (2.86%) InDesign
7 1 (2.86%) Maya
7 1 (2.86%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Google Docs
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
1 2 (5.71%) Slack
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Axure RP
2 4 (11.43%) Babel
2 4 (11.43%) webpack
3 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) git-flow
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Public Sector
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Designer
2 24 (68.57%) UX Designer
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (11.43%) React Developer
4 4 (11.43%) UI Designer
4 4 (11.43%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Designer
6 2 (5.71%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.86%) 3D Designer
7 1 (2.86%) 3D Modeller
7 1 (2.86%) Content Designer
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead UX Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) CSS
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) Jest
2 4 (11.43%) Redux
2 4 (11.43%) REST
2 4 (11.43%) Semantic HTML
2 4 (11.43%) Tailwind CSS
3 3 (8.57%) React
4 1 (2.86%) Flash
4 1 (2.86%) Framer.js
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 31 (88.57%) User Experience
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Life Science
4 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.86%) HTC Vive
4 1 (2.86%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (2.86%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 11 (31.43%) Prototyping
4 9 (25.71%) Information Architecture
4 9 (25.71%) Workshop Facilitation
5 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (17.14%) Usability Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Service Design
6 5 (14.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
7 4 (11.43%) Progressive Web App
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) Design Thinking
9 2 (5.71%) Storytelling
9 2 (5.71%) Time Management
10 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.71%) ES8
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) WCAG
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) Google
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Xamarin