Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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.

Wireframes (Wireframing)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 263 280
Rank change year-on-year -33 +17 -28
Contract jobs citing Wireframes 844 972 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.98% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.14% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 693 599
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £299
90th Percentile £575 £549 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +1.59% +5.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 14
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -45.58% +69.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% -45.21% +5.04%

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 85,262 85,360 82,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.98% 85.85% 85.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,290 57,072 54,475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.83% +1.35% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,147 2,018 2,393
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.04 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -1.02% +1.20%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.04 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.54% +6.67% -10.00%

Wireframes
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireframes in the UK

Wireframes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireframes in the UK

Wireframes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireframes over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireframes in the UK

Wireframes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireframes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireframes in the UK

Wireframes
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 Wireframes within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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 -27 767 £438 +2.94% 325
UK excluding London -14 424 £400 +1.59% 183
London -50 412 £465 +6.29% 155
South East +22 165 £431 +3.80% 41
North of England -30 73 £375 +3.45% 61
Midlands -11 52 £450 +24.14% 36
Scotland +7 38 £390 -0.95% 7
North West -6 35 £395 +8.22% 43
East of England -7 33 £385 -2.22% 15
West Midlands -10 33 £450 +20.00% 25
South West -32 32 £400 -5.88% 17
Wales -12 25 £400 +28.00% 4
Yorkshire -31 23 £375 +7.14% 9
East Midlands -12 19 £438 +25.00% 11
North East +10 15 £375 -21.05% 9
Northern Ireland +25 6 £400 -11.11% 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 621 (73.58%) User Experience
2 422 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (29.27%) HTML
4 237 (28.08%) CSS
5 204 (24.17%) Prototyping
6 200 (23.70%) JavaScript
7 186 (22.04%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 164 (19.43%) Axure RP
9 161 (19.08%) Finance
10 147 (17.42%) Adobe
11 143 (16.94%) InVision
12 140 (16.59%) Scrum
13 135 (16.00%) User Stories
14 105 (12.44%) Photoshop
15 96 (11.37%) Responsive Web Design
16 94 (11.14%) Mobile App
17 92 (10.90%) JIRA
18 90 (10.66%) HTML5
19 85 (10.07%) Information Architecture
19 85 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
20 84 (9.95%) Analytics
21 83 (9.83%) Front End Development
22 81 (9.60%) Marketing
23 80 (9.48%) E-Commerce
24 78 (9.24%) Banking
25 77 (9.12%) Usability Testing
26 71 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
26 71 (8.41%) React
27 66 (7.82%) CSS3
28 65 (7.70%) Sass

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 40 (4.74%) CMS
2 36 (4.27%) Confluence
3 20 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.01%) WordPress
5 15 (1.78%) Marvel
6 12 (1.42%) Drupal
7 8 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.36%) nginx
9 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.24%) Apache
10 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.24%) IIS
10 2 (0.24%) Liferay
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 143 (16.94%) InVision
2 105 (12.44%) Photoshop
3 54 (6.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 34 (4.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (2.37%) OmniGraffle
6 19 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
7 18 (2.13%) MS Visio
8 11 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (1.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 9 (1.07%) UXPin
11 5 (0.59%) InDesign
11 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
14 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.24%) Flinto
14 2 (0.24%) UserZoom
15 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.12%) GIMP
15 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Magento
2 8 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.24%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 19 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.90%) npm
3 16 (1.90%) Office 365
4 12 (1.42%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.30%) SaaS
6 9 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.95%) Serverless
8 6 (0.71%) GitHub
8 6 (0.71%) Trello
9 5 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.59%) Slack
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon Alexa
10 2 (0.24%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.12%) Apigee
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.78%) Internet
2 10 (1.18%) Intranet
3 4 (0.47%) HTTP
4 3 (0.36%) RIP
5 2 (0.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.84%) MySQL
2 14 (1.66%) Blockchain
3 11 (1.30%) Big Data
3 11 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 11 (1.30%) Ingres
4 9 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (0.83%) Power BI
6 5 (0.59%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.36%) Redis
7 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.12%) GIS
9 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.12%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 164 (19.43%) Axure RP
2 92 (10.90%) JIRA
3 63 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 32 (3.79%) webpack
5 26 (3.08%) Grunt
6 25 (2.96%) gulp
7 23 (2.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 17 (2.01%) Jasmine
9 13 (1.54%) Babel
10 12 (1.42%) Mocha
11 11 (1.30%) Jenkins
11 11 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
12 10 (1.18%) Subversion
13 8 (0.95%) Firebug
14 7 (0.83%) Selenium
14 7 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (0.71%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.71%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.59%) Bower
17 4 (0.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 161 (19.08%) Finance
2 81 (9.60%) Marketing
3 78 (9.24%) Banking
4 59 (6.99%) Retail
5 40 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.66%) Legal
7 13 (1.54%) Advertising
8 7 (0.83%) Electronics
8 7 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.47%) Games
10 4 (0.47%) Publishing
11 3 (0.36%) Automotive
11 3 (0.36%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 456 (54.03%) Designer
2 387 (45.85%) UX Designer
3 164 (19.43%) Developer
4 135 (16.00%) UI Designer
5 114 (13.51%) Analyst
6 107 (12.68%) UI/UX Designer
7 96 (11.37%) Business Analyst
8 57 (6.75%) Senior Designer
9 54 (6.40%) Senior UX Designer
10 49 (5.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 45 (5.33%) UI Developer
12 43 (5.09%) React Developer
13 32 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
14 28 (3.32%) Consultant
15 26 (3.08%) UX Developer
16 22 (2.61%) Mobile Designer
16 22 (2.61%) User Experience Consultant
17 21 (2.49%) Mobile UX Designer
18 20 (2.37%) Digital Designer
19 19 (2.25%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (29.27%) HTML
2 237 (28.08%) CSS
3 90 (10.66%) HTML5
4 71 (8.41%) React
5 66 (7.82%) CSS3
6 65 (7.70%) Sass
7 64 (7.58%) jQuery
8 61 (7.23%) AngularJS
9 46 (5.45%) JSON
10 42 (4.98%) RESTful
11 41 (4.86%) Node.js
12 33 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 27 (3.20%) Redux
13 27 (3.20%) REST
14 23 (2.73%) XML
15 20 (2.37%) .NET
16 18 (2.13%) LESS
17 13 (1.54%) DOM
17 13 (1.54%) GraphQL
18 12 (1.42%) Immutable.js
Miscellaneous
1 621 (73.58%) User Experience
2 94 (11.14%) Mobile App
3 71 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.13%) Taxonomies
7 17 (2.01%) Fintech
7 17 (2.01%) Graphic Design
8 14 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.66%) Social Media
9 13 (1.54%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.18%) Video on Demand
11 7 (0.83%) Blog
11 7 (0.83%) W3C
12 6 (0.71%) Animation
12 6 (0.71%) Internet of Things
12 6 (0.71%) Over-the-Top Content
12 6 (0.71%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 42 (4.98%) Android
2 40 (4.74%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.30%) Windows
4 6 (0.71%) Linux
5 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.12%) Unix
6 1 (0.12%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (24.17%) Prototyping
3 186 (22.04%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 140 (16.59%) Scrum
5 135 (16.00%) User Stories
6 96 (11.37%) Responsive Web Design
7 85 (10.07%) Information Architecture
7 85 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
8 84 (9.95%) Analytics
9 83 (9.83%) Front End Development
10 80 (9.48%) E-Commerce
11 77 (9.12%) Usability Testing
12 57 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 55 (6.52%) Use Case
14 51 (6.04%) Workshop Facilitation
15 45 (5.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
16 44 (5.21%) Design Thinking
17 43 (5.09%) Collaborative Working
18 39 (4.62%) Business Analysis
18 39 (4.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 200 (23.70%) JavaScript
2 32 (3.79%) Java
3 29 (3.44%) SQL
4 28 (3.32%) ES6
5 27 (3.20%) TypeScript
6 24 (2.84%) PHP
7 12 (1.42%) Python
8 9 (1.07%) PHP 5
9 8 (0.95%) C#
9 8 (0.95%) PHP 7
10 7 (0.83%) JSX
11 6 (0.71%) ES7
12 4 (0.47%) R
13 2 (0.24%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.24%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.24%) C
13 2 (0.24%) Clojure
13 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.12%) Java 8
14 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (7.23%) Degree
2 33 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.59%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.36%) ISEB
6 3 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.24%) IIBA
7 2 (0.24%) MBA
7 2 (0.24%) PMP
8 1 (0.12%) APMP
8 1 (0.12%) CBAP
8 1 (0.12%) CSQA
8 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.45%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) SLA
3 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (1.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Ansible
1 1 (0.12%) Grafana
1 1 (0.12%) Puppet
1 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 147 (17.42%) Adobe
2 33 (3.91%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.08%) Google
4 19 (2.25%) Oracle
5 12 (1.42%) hybris
5 12 (1.42%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.18%) EXTOL
7 8 (0.95%) SAP
8 7 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.59%) Cisco
10 4 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.47%) ClickTale
10 4 (0.47%) IBM
10 4 (0.47%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.47%) Xerox
11 3 (0.36%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.36%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.36%) Nintex
11 3 (0.36%) OpenText
11 3 (0.36%) Tableau