Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 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.

Zeplin
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 733 859 858
Rank change year-on-year +126 -1 +49
Contract jobs citing Zeplin 76 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.051% 0.026%
As % of the Applications category 1.06% 0.60% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 19
UK median daily rate £375 £381 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.57% +0.33% +4.83%
10th Percentile £226 £262 £325
90th Percentile £670 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -15.00% +42.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% - -
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 7,158 8,784 8,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.41% 8.52% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,228 5,219 5,271
UK median daily rate £375 £374 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.27% +6.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £146 £145 £145
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 656 801 679
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £40.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.53 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.33% -7.69%

Zeplin
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Zeplin in the UK

Zeplin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zeplin in the UK

Zeplin
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zeplin over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zeplin in the UK

Zeplin
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Zeplin in the UK

Zeplin
Top 11 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 16 October 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 +109 75 £375 -1.64% 18
London +93 56 £375 - 16
UK excluding London +83 20 £425 -15.00% 2
South East +33 7 £338 -32.50%
North of England +47 5 £425 -
South West 0 5 £450 -
Yorkshire +45 4 £425 -
Midlands - 2 £358 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £358 - 1
North West - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 57 (75.00%) Sketch
2 55 (72.37%) User Experience
3 45 (59.21%) Adobe
4 43 (56.58%) HTML
5 39 (51.32%) CSS
6 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (43.42%) Wireframes
8 32 (42.11%) InVision
9 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
10 25 (32.89%) Prototyping
11 22 (28.95%) Mobile App
12 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
12 20 (26.32%) Axure RP
13 19 (25.00%) Android
14 16 (21.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 14 (18.42%) Retail
16 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
16 13 (17.11%) Front End Development
16 13 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (15.79%) Photoshop
18 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
18 11 (14.47%) Sass
19 10 (13.16%) Apple iOS
19 10 (13.16%) Degree
19 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (13.16%) Fintech
20 9 (11.84%) Mobile Development
20 9 (11.84%) Kotlin
20 9 (11.84%) Mobile First

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 5 (6.58%) CMS
2 4 (5.26%) Drupal
2 4 (5.26%) Jadu
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) WordPress
3 2 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 57 (75.00%) Sketch
2 32 (42.11%) InVision
3 12 (15.79%) Photoshop
4 7 (9.21%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (6.58%) Adobe XD
7 3 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (3.95%) UserZoom
8 1 (1.32%) Figma
8 1 (1.32%) FreeHand
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
8 1 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (6.58%) Azure
3 4 (5.26%) MailChimp
4 3 (3.95%) Responsys
5 1 (1.32%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) RIP
2 1 (1.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Big Data
1 1 (1.32%) MySQL
1 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Axure RP
1 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.84%) Android Studio
3 9 (11.84%) JIRA
4 4 (5.26%) Balsamiq
4 4 (5.26%) GitLab
4 4 (5.26%) gulp
4 4 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (5.26%) webpack
4 4 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 14 (18.42%) Retail
2 7 (9.21%) Banking
2 7 (9.21%) Marketing
3 6 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
4 2 (2.63%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (59.21%) Designer
2 24 (31.58%) Developer
3 22 (28.95%) UI Designer
3 22 (28.95%) UX Designer
4 9 (11.84%) Android Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (10.53%) UI/UX Designer
6 6 (7.89%) Lead Android Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Designer
7 5 (6.58%) Digital Designer
7 5 (6.58%) Junior
7 5 (6.58%) Junior Designer
7 5 (6.58%) React Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Android Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce Designer
8 4 (5.26%) Mobile Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Senior UI Designer
8 4 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (56.58%) HTML
2 39 (51.32%) CSS
3 11 (14.47%) Sass
4 9 (11.84%) Android SDK
4 9 (11.84%) CSS3
4 9 (11.84%) HTML5
5 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.58%) jQuery
5 5 (6.58%) React
6 4 (5.26%) Ionic Framework
6 4 (5.26%) React Native
7 3 (3.95%) Ajax
7 3 (3.95%) Flash
7 3 (3.95%) Handlebars
7 3 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.63%) LESS
8 2 (2.63%) Material Design
8 2 (2.63%) Web Services
8 2 (2.63%) XHTML
9 1 (1.32%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 55 (72.37%) User Experience
2 22 (28.95%) Mobile App
3 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.84%) Smartphone
5 7 (9.21%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.95%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.63%) Animation
7 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.63%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.63%) Online Games
7 2 (2.63%) W3C
8 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Android
2 10 (13.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (43.42%) Wireframes
3 25 (32.89%) Prototyping
4 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (17.11%) Front End Development
4 13 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.16%) Fintech
7 9 (11.84%) Android Development
7 9 (11.84%) Mobile Development
7 9 (11.84%) Mobile First
7 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.53%) Design Sprint
9 7 (9.21%) Information Architecture
9 7 (9.21%) Scrum
9 7 (9.21%) Usability Testing
9 7 (9.21%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 6 (7.89%) Design Thinking
10 6 (7.89%) TDD
10 6 (7.89%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.84%) Java
2 9 (11.84%) Kotlin
3 5 (6.58%) PHP
3 5 (6.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) WCAG
2 4 (5.26%) GDPR
3 2 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) Adobe
2 5 (6.58%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) Omniture
5 1 (1.32%) Qubit