Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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.

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UK
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 654 859 -
Rank change year-on-year +205 - -
Contract jobs citing Figma 39 19 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.020% -
As % of the Applications category 0.73% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 0
Median daily rate £365 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.16% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £475 -
% change year-on-year -23.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 5,314 8,215 8,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.60% 8.47% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,997 4,834 5,452
Median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £135 £143 £145
90th Percentile £550 £572 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 663 779
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.30 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% +3.23%
10th Percentile £11.53 £10.64 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.83 £43.60 £37.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -

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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 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Figma in the UK

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Top 9 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 6 April 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 +191 38 £390 -22.00% 11
London +178 26 £390 -22.00% 7
UK excluding London +129 12 £365 -23.16% 5
South East +97 6 £358 -28.50% 1
West Midlands - 4 £418 -
Midlands - 4 £418 -
Work from Home - 4 £353 -
South West +29 1 £425 +6.25% 2
East of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 30 (76.92%) User Experience
2 22 (56.41%) Wireframes
3 19 (48.72%) Adobe
4 18 (46.15%) Sketch
5 15 (38.46%) InVision
5 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (30.77%) HTML
7 11 (28.21%) Prototyping
7 11 (28.21%) Adobe XD
8 10 (25.64%) User Stories
8 10 (25.64%) Axure RP
9 8 (20.51%) Service Design
9 8 (20.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (17.95%) C#
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (17.95%) HTML5
10 7 (17.95%) Storytelling
10 7 (17.95%) Epics
11 6 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
11 6 (15.38%) Strategic Thinking
11 6 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
11 6 (15.38%) Use Case
11 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.38%) RESTful
11 6 (15.38%) Azure
11 6 (15.38%) Jasmine
11 6 (15.38%) GitHub
11 6 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (15.38%) API Testing

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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 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Sketch
2 15 (38.46%) InVision
3 11 (28.21%) Adobe XD
4 8 (20.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (17.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
7 1 (2.56%) Marvel
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Azure
1 6 (15.38%) GitHub
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Axure RP
2 6 (15.38%) Jasmine
2 6 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Designer
2 21 (53.85%) UX Designer
3 19 (48.72%) UI Designer
4 17 (43.59%) UI/UX Designer
5 8 (20.51%) Developer
5 8 (20.51%) UI Developer
5 8 (20.51%) UI/UX Developer
5 8 (20.51%) UX Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Mobile Designer
7 4 (10.26%) Digital Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Digital UX Designer
8 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior UI Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior UI/UX Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior UX Designer
9 1 (2.56%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Data Business Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (2.56%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 7 (17.95%) HTML5
3 6 (15.38%) RESTful
3 6 (15.38%) Swagger
4 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.26%) CSS
5 4 (10.26%) REST
6 3 (7.69%) Node.js
6 3 (7.69%) Sass
6 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.13%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) .NET
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.56%) CSS3
8 1 (2.56%) Flash
8 1 (2.56%) Framer.js
8 1 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (76.92%) User Experience
2 4 (10.26%) iPhone
3 2 (5.13%) Animation
3 2 (5.13%) Blog
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Wireframes
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) Prototyping
4 10 (25.64%) User Stories
5 8 (20.51%) Service Design
6 7 (17.95%) Epics
6 7 (17.95%) Storytelling
7 6 (15.38%) A/B Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (15.38%) API Testing
7 6 (15.38%) DevOps
7 6 (15.38%) Ethnography
7 6 (15.38%) Strategic Thinking
7 6 (15.38%) Use Case
7 6 (15.38%) Validation
7 6 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
8 5 (12.82%) Web Development
9 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (10.26%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) CIPD
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Omniture
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com