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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sketch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sketch over the 6 months to 4 July 2022 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.

Sketch
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 552 429 400
Rank change year-on-year -123 -29 -5
Contract jobs citing Sketch 302 343 201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 4.75% 7.30% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 208 144
10th Percentile £353 £313 £275
25th Percentile £425 £406 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +9.47% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £575 £538 £500
90th Percentile £638 £589 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
10th Percentile £65.50 £29.33 -
25th Percentile £66.25 £33.94 -
Median hourly rate £70.00 £39.25 -
Median % change year-on-year +78.34% - -
75th Percentile £72.50 £45.19 -
90th Percentile - £50.48 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.25 -

Sketch 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 6,357 4,701 3,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.10% 7.08% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,249 2,785 2,052
10th Percentile £163 £158 £150
25th Percentile £263 £260 £220
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £550 £525 £488
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +8.85% -1.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 428 364
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.25 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.11 £13.06
Median hourly rate £22.29 £17.50 £18.49
Median % change year-on-year +27.37% -5.35% +12.06%
75th Percentile £46.12 £26.31 £25.07
90th Percentile £60.00 £43.98 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.48 £17.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year +11.31% -2.10% +11.72%

Sketch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sketch over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sketch.

Hourly rate trend for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sketch within the UK over the 6 months to 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -116 257 £520 +9.47% 53
London -122 170 £525 +5.00% 26
Work from Home -100 141 £500 +11.11% 18
UK excluding London -79 73 £450 +5.88% 27
South East -38 20 £450 +5.88% 4
Scotland -12 19 £533 +25.29%
North of England -40 19 £473 +43.73% 8
Yorkshire -22 10 £475 +88.12% 2
South West -20 7 £375 -6.25% 12
North West -27 7 £363 -17.14% 6
Midlands -43 5 £475 +11.76% 2
East Midlands -13 4 £475 +22.58%
North East -7 2 £486 +17.88%
East of England -28 2 £450 -5.26%
West Midlands -46 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 £600 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Sketch 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 Sketch.

1 251 (83.11%) User Experience
2 215 (71.19%) UX Design
3 178 (58.94%) Figma
4 156 (51.66%) InVision
5 153 (50.66%) Agile
6 147 (48.68%) Wireframes
7 131 (43.38%) Adobe
8 105 (34.77%) Axure RP
9 96 (31.79%) Prototyping
10 90 (29.80%) Accessibility
11 81 (26.82%) User Research
12 79 (26.16%) Finance
13 70 (23.18%) Zeplin
13 70 (23.18%) Social Skills
14 69 (22.85%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 62 (20.53%) Mobile App
16 60 (19.87%) HTML
17 54 (17.88%) CSS
17 54 (17.88%) UX Research
18 52 (17.22%) Design Thinking
19 50 (16.56%) User Stories
20 48 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
21 47 (15.56%) Workshop Facilitation
21 47 (15.56%) Usability Testing
22 45 (14.90%) Adobe XD
23 43 (14.24%) WCAG
23 43 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
24 41 (13.58%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
25 40 (13.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
26 38 (12.58%) E-Commerce

Sketch
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 10 (3.31%) CMS
2 9 (2.98%) Confluence
3 3 (0.99%) Drupal
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 156 (51.66%) InVision
2 70 (23.18%) Zeplin
3 45 (14.90%) Adobe XD
4 40 (13.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 29 (9.60%) Photoshop
6 27 (8.94%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (5.63%) Marvel
8 11 (3.64%) UserZoom
9 4 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.66%) FreeHand
12 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.33%) InDesign
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
12 1 (0.33%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Shopify
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 178 (58.94%) Figma
2 31 (10.26%) Miro
3 21 (6.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 8 (2.65%) Azure
4 8 (2.65%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.99%) GitHub
5 6 (1.99%) SaaS
6 3 (0.99%) GCP
7 1 (0.33%) Contentful
7 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Commerce Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Storyblok
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 105 (34.77%) Axure RP
2 19 (6.29%) JIRA
3 5 (1.66%) Balsamiq
4 4 (1.32%) Grunt
5 3 (0.99%) git-flow
5 3 (0.99%) gulp
5 3 (0.99%) webpack
6 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.33%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.33%) PostCSS
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
6 1 (0.33%) Storybook
General
1 79 (26.16%) Finance
2 70 (23.18%) Social Skills
3 43 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (10.60%) Retail
5 28 (9.27%) Banking
6 15 (4.97%) Public Sector
7 13 (4.30%) Retail Banking
8 11 (3.64%) Legal
8 11 (3.64%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (2.65%) Investment Banking
9 8 (2.65%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.32%) Marketing
11 6 (1.99%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (1.99%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
13 4 (1.32%) Digital Economy
13 4 (1.32%) Front Office
14 3 (0.99%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.99%) Electronics
15 2 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 269 (89.07%) Designer
2 174 (57.62%) UX Designer
3 104 (34.44%) UI Designer
4 67 (22.19%) UI/UX Designer
5 47 (15.56%) Senior Designer
6 28 (9.27%) Senior UX Designer
7 22 (7.28%) Visual Designer
8 16 (5.30%) Senior UI Designer
9 14 (4.64%) Lead Designer
10 13 (4.30%) Mobile Designer
11 12 (3.97%) Interaction Designer
12 11 (3.64%) Developer
12 11 (3.64%) Lead UX Designer
13 8 (2.65%) Mobile UX Designer
13 8 (2.65%) Senior UI/UX Designer
14 7 (2.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 5 (1.66%) Interactive Designer
15 5 (1.66%) Mobile UI Designer
15 5 (1.66%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
15 5 (1.66%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.87%) HTML
2 54 (17.88%) CSS
3 14 (4.64%) Material Design
4 12 (3.97%) HTML5
4 12 (3.97%) React
5 9 (2.98%) CSS3
5 9 (2.98%) Sass
6 6 (1.99%) Node.js
6 6 (1.99%) Vue.js
7 5 (1.66%) JSON
8 3 (0.99%) Ajax
8 3 (0.99%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.66%) Electron
9 2 (0.66%) jQuery
9 2 (0.66%) LESS
10 1 (0.33%) JSP
10 1 (0.33%) JSTL
10 1 (0.33%) Velocity
10 1 (0.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 251 (83.11%) User Experience
2 62 (20.53%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.64%) Graphic Design
4 9 (2.98%) Animation
5 8 (2.65%) W3C
6 4 (1.32%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.32%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.99%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.33%) FMCG
8 1 (0.33%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.33%) iPad
8 1 (0.33%) Photography
8 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.92%) Android
1 36 (11.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (71.19%) UX Design
2 153 (50.66%) Agile
3 147 (48.68%) Wireframes
4 96 (31.79%) Prototyping
5 81 (26.82%) User Research
6 69 (22.85%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 54 (17.88%) UX Research
8 52 (17.22%) Design Thinking
9 50 (16.56%) User Stories
10 48 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (15.56%) Usability Testing
11 47 (15.56%) Workshop Facilitation
12 41 (13.58%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 38 (12.58%) E-Commerce
13 38 (12.58%) Interaction Design
14 36 (11.92%) Customer-Centricity
15 35 (11.59%) Journey Map
16 33 (10.93%) Service Design
17 29 (9.60%) Acceptance Criteria
18 26 (8.61%) Storyboarding
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.60%) JavaScript
2 9 (2.98%) TypeScript
3 4 (1.32%) ES6
3 4 (1.32%) PHP
4 2 (0.66%) Java
4 2 (0.66%) Python
5 1 (0.33%) C
5 1 (0.33%) C++
5 1 (0.33%) ES7
Qualifications
1 15 (4.97%) Degree
2 6 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) PhD
4 1 (0.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (29.80%) Accessibility
2 43 (14.24%) WCAG
3 30 (9.93%) QA
4 2 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 131 (43.38%) Adobe
2 21 (6.95%) Google
3 5 (1.66%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.32%) Hotjar
5 3 (0.99%) Cadence
6 2 (0.66%) Apple
6 2 (0.66%) SAP
7 1 (0.33%) Facebook
7 1 (0.33%) IBM
7 1 (0.33%) Instagram
7 1 (0.33%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com