Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Wireframes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireframes over the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Wireframes (Wireframing)
UK
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 276 290 254
Rank change year-on-year +14 -36 +14
Contract jobs citing Wireframes 411 830 1,038
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.05% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 540 712
Median daily rate £420 £436 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +0.06% +12.52%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £399
% change year-on-year - +3.38% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £27.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +103.29% -32.36%
10th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £20.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.50 £64.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +152.87% -45.63%

Wireframes is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,250 79,150 87,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.41% 87.28% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,362 52,132 57,814
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,419 2,121 2,312
Median hourly rate £29.00 £24.92 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.40% +13.25% -12.42%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.80 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.00 £51.42 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.75 £20.31
% change year-on-year -3.16% +16.94% -21.88%

Wireframes
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireframes in the UK

Wireframes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Wireframes in the UK

Wireframes
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wireframes over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Wireframes in the UK

Wireframes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Wireframes in the UK

Wireframes
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireframes within the UK over the 6 months to 27 May 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 -10 354 £413 -7.30% 46
UK excluding London +40 205 £413 - 28
London +4 200 £420 -6.67% 22
South East +39 49 £413 -2.94% 7
North of England +88 40 £406 -9.72% 9
Scotland +39 36 £450 +12.50% 2
East of England +46 25 £475 +18.75% 2
North West +49 22 £413 -13.16% 7
Midlands +59 21 £400 -5.88% 4
Work from Home +22 21 £400 -3.03%
West Midlands +58 20 £400 -5.88% 4
South West +38 18 £400 - 2
Yorkshire +67 17 £393 +4.67% 1
Wales +42 14 £394 -10.00% 2
Northern Ireland +17 2 - -
East Midlands +32 1 - -
North East +16 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Wireframes 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 Wireframes.

1 292 (71.05%) User Experience
2 192 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (32.85%) HTML
4 131 (31.87%) CSS
5 130 (31.63%) Sketch
6 109 (26.52%) Prototyping
7 96 (23.36%) Adobe
8 92 (22.38%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 85 (20.68%) JavaScript
10 81 (19.71%) InVision
11 79 (19.22%) Axure RP
12 58 (14.11%) Front End Development
12 58 (14.11%) Problem-Solving
13 51 (12.41%) Finance
14 50 (12.17%) React
15 49 (11.92%) HTML5
16 46 (11.19%) Scrum
17 42 (10.22%) User Stories
18 41 (9.98%) Photoshop
18 41 (9.98%) Usability Testing
19 38 (9.25%) Node.js
20 37 (9.00%) AngularJS
20 37 (9.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
21 36 (8.76%) E-Commerce
22 35 (8.52%) Git (software)
23 33 (8.03%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
24 32 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
25 31 (7.54%) CSS3
25 31 (7.54%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
25 31 (7.54%) Service Design

Wireframes
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 21 (5.11%) CMS
2 11 (2.68%) Confluence
3 8 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.22%) Mendix
5 4 (0.97%) Drupal
5 4 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.73%) Apache
6 3 (0.73%) nginx
7 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) Moodle
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 130 (31.63%) Sketch
2 81 (19.71%) InVision
3 41 (9.98%) Photoshop
4 27 (6.57%) Adobe XD
5 23 (5.60%) Zeplin
6 21 (5.11%) Figma
7 20 (4.87%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (4.38%) Adobe After Effects
9 15 (3.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (1.95%) OmniGraffle
12 7 (1.70%) InDesign
12 7 (1.70%) MS Visio
13 4 (0.97%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
14 3 (0.73%) Lectora
14 3 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 3 (0.73%) UserZoom
14 3 (0.73%) UXPin
15 2 (0.49%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.19%) Magento
2 8 (1.95%) Shopify
3 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Workfront
4 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 20 (4.87%) Azure
3 16 (3.89%) Power Platform
4 14 (3.41%) GitHub
5 11 (2.68%) SaaS
6 7 (1.70%) AWS
7 4 (0.97%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.97%) Office 365
8 3 (0.73%) Heroku
8 3 (0.73%) Slack
9 2 (0.49%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.49%) npm
9 2 (0.49%) Yarn
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.24%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.24%) GCP
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.24%) Responsys
10 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.43%) HTTP
2 3 (0.73%) Internet
2 3 (0.73%) Intranet
3 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) 5G
4 1 (0.24%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.24%) Skype
4 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.16%) MySQL
2 12 (2.92%) Power BI
3 11 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.73%) Big Data
5 3 (0.73%) GIS
5 3 (0.73%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.49%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.24%) DTS
7 1 (0.24%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 79 (19.22%) Axure RP
2 35 (8.52%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.30%) JIRA
4 21 (5.11%) Jasmine
5 18 (4.38%) Balsamiq
6 14 (3.41%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (2.19%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.95%) Grunt
8 8 (1.95%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.70%) Cypress.io
10 6 (1.46%) git-flow
10 6 (1.46%) TestCafe
11 4 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.97%) webpack
12 3 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.49%) JIRA Agile
13 2 (0.49%) Postman
13 2 (0.49%) Selenium
13 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 51 (12.41%) Finance
2 28 (6.81%) Public Sector
3 24 (5.84%) Banking
4 22 (5.35%) Marketing
4 22 (5.35%) Retail
5 10 (2.43%) Games
6 8 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.95%) Publishing
7 6 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.22%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.73%) Legal
11 2 (0.49%) Advertising
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 238 (57.91%) Designer
2 171 (41.61%) UX Designer
3 88 (21.41%) Developer
4 65 (15.82%) UI Designer
5 44 (10.71%) UI/UX Designer
6 30 (7.30%) Senior Designer
7 27 (6.57%) Analyst
8 25 (6.08%) Business Analyst
8 25 (6.08%) Digital Designer
8 25 (6.08%) React Developer
9 24 (5.84%) Senior UX Designer
10 23 (5.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 21 (5.11%) UI Developer
12 17 (4.14%) Architect
12 17 (4.14%) Interaction Designer
12 17 (4.14%) UX Developer
13 16 (3.89%) UI/UX Developer
14 14 (3.41%) Senior Developer
15 12 (2.92%) Digital Developer
16 11 (2.68%) Digital UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (32.85%) HTML
2 131 (31.87%) CSS
3 50 (12.17%) React
4 49 (11.92%) HTML5
5 38 (9.25%) Node.js
6 37 (9.00%) AngularJS
7 31 (7.54%) CSS3
8 21 (5.11%) Sass
9 17 (4.14%) RESTful
9 17 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (3.41%) jQuery
10 14 (3.41%) Semantic HTML
11 13 (3.16%) Web Services
12 12 (2.92%) GraphQL
13 10 (2.43%) REST
14 9 (2.19%) .NET
14 9 (2.19%) Flash
14 9 (2.19%) Vue.js
15 8 (1.95%) Swagger
15 8 (1.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 292 (71.05%) User Experience
2 30 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.41%) W3C
5 8 (1.95%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.46%) Social Media
7 5 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (0.97%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.97%) Taxonomies
8 4 (0.97%) Video Editing
8 4 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.73%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.73%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.49%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.49%) FMCG
10 2 (0.49%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.49%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.62%) Android
1 19 (4.62%) Apple iOS
2 12 (2.92%) Linux
3 2 (0.49%) CentOS
3 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
3 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (26.52%) Prototyping
3 92 (22.38%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 58 (14.11%) Front End Development
4 58 (14.11%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (11.19%) Scrum
6 42 (10.22%) User Stories
7 41 (9.98%) Usability Testing
8 36 (8.76%) E-Commerce
9 33 (8.03%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 32 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 31 (7.54%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 31 (7.54%) Service Design
12 27 (6.57%) Requirements Gathering
13 25 (6.08%) Sprint Planning
14 24 (5.84%) Analytics
15 23 (5.60%) Rapid Prototyping
15 23 (5.60%) Workflow
16 21 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (5.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (20.68%) JavaScript
2 30 (7.30%) Java
3 14 (3.41%) C#
3 14 (3.41%) ES6
3 14 (3.41%) TypeScript
4 12 (2.92%) PHP
5 11 (2.68%) Python
6 9 (2.19%) SQL
7 5 (1.22%) C
8 4 (0.97%) C++
9 3 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.49%) Perl
10 2 (0.49%) PHP 7
10 2 (0.49%) Ruby
10 2 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (6.33%) Degree
2 18 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.73%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.73%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.49%) ISEB
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.24%) CIPD
6 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.62%) QA
2 9 (2.19%) WCAG
3 5 (1.22%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.97%) GDPR
5 3 (0.73%) PMO
5 3 (0.73%) SLA
6 2 (0.49%) WAI
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 9 (2.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.22%) Tivoli
1 5 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 96 (23.36%) Adobe
2 21 (5.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.41%) Google
4 9 (2.19%) IBM
5 8 (1.95%) hybris
5 8 (1.95%) Oracle
6 4 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.97%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.73%) Tableau
8 1 (0.24%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.24%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.24%) EXTOL
8 1 (0.24%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.24%) Informatica
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) SAP