Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Zeplin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zeplin over the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Zeplin
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 486 756 854
Rank change year-on-year +270 +98 -4
Contract jobs citing Zeplin 27 80 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.090% 0.050%
As % of the Applications category 1.15% 1.08% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 54 34
Median daily rate £310 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.06% +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £163 £271 £263
90th Percentile £555 £670 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £46.75 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +185.71% -
10th Percentile £45.33 £50.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £47.98 £50.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

Zeplin 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 2,347 7,437 8,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.84% 8.33% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,358 4,414 5,234
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £131 £150 £145
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -3.57% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 657 797
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% +2.77%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.40 £50.00 £41.55
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +15.15% +4.76% +2.41%

Zeplin
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Zeplin in the UK

Zeplin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Zeplin in the UK

Zeplin
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Zeplin over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Zeplin in the UK

Zeplin
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Zeplin in the UK

Zeplin
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zeplin within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 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 +287 27 £310 -27.06% 14
London +169 15 £225 -41.97% 3
UK excluding London +271 7 £438 +2.94% 11
Midlands +113 4 £475 +35.71%
West Midlands +80 4 £475 +35.71%
Work from Home -57 4 £175 - 5
South East +195 2 - -
East of England - 1 £175 - 4

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Zeplin 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 Zeplin.

1 24 (88.89%) Sketch
2 19 (70.37%) InVision
3 18 (66.67%) User Experience
3 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) Adobe
5 15 (55.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 10 (37.04%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) Figma
8 8 (29.63%) Wireframes
8 8 (29.63%) Prototyping
8 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
10 6 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
10 6 (22.22%) Analytics
10 6 (22.22%) HTML
10 6 (22.22%) Graphic Design
11 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
11 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 5 (18.52%) Android
11 5 (18.52%) UserZoom
12 4 (14.81%) SessionCam
12 4 (14.81%) Amazon Alexa
12 4 (14.81%) Gamification
12 4 (14.81%) Ionic Framework
12 4 (14.81%) Vue.js
12 4 (14.81%) React
12 4 (14.81%) Requirements Gathering
12 4 (14.81%) nginx
12 4 (14.81%) Adobe Analytics

Zeplin
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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) Gunicorn
1 4 (14.81%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 24 (88.89%) Sketch
2 19 (70.37%) InVision
3 9 (33.33%) Figma
4 5 (18.52%) UserZoom
5 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
6 1 (3.70%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (3.70%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Cypress.io
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Designer
2 11 (40.74%) UX Designer
3 9 (33.33%) UI Designer
4 8 (29.63%) Copywriter
5 7 (25.93%) UI/UX Designer
6 5 (18.52%) Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Django Developer
7 3 (11.11%) UI Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Junior
8 2 (7.41%) Junior Designer
8 2 (7.41%) UI/UX Developer
8 2 (7.41%) UX Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Digital Copywriter
9 1 (3.70%) Junior UI/UX Designer
9 1 (3.70%) Junior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) Django
4 4 (14.81%) Flask
4 4 (14.81%) Ionic Framework
4 4 (14.81%) JSON
4 4 (14.81%) React
4 4 (14.81%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) Vue.js
5 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) CSS3
6 2 (7.41%) Framer.js
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) Behat
7 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) User Experience
2 6 (22.22%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
2 5 (18.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Prototyping
2 8 (29.63%) Wireframes
3 6 (22.22%) Analytics
3 6 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 4 (14.81%) Gamification
4 4 (14.81%) Requirements Gathering
4 4 (14.81%) Use Case
5 3 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Conversational UI
5 3 (11.11%) Storytelling
6 2 (7.41%) A/B Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Content Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Deep Learning
6 2 (7.41%) Design Thinking
6 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) WCAG
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Adobe
2 4 (14.81%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Netlify
3 1 (3.70%) New Relic