Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 692 816 838
Rank change year-on-year +124 +22 -19
Contract jobs citing Zeplin 52 58 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.058% 0.051%
As % of the Applications category 0.88% 0.70% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 45
UK median daily rate £365 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £219 £258 £251
90th Percentile £527 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £450 £250
% change year-on-year -19.44% +80.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.00

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 5,911 8,308 8,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.57% 8.37% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,364 4,876 5,463
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £138 £140 £142
90th Percentile £550 £556 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.61% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 739 772
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £11.66 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £43.75 £41.85 £35.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +6.90% -1.69%

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 19 February 2020.

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 9 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 19 February 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 +160 51 £365 -8.75% 26
London +130 40 £375 -6.25% 17
UK excluding London +97 11 £363 -19.44% 10
South West +18 5 £436 -3.06% 1
South East +75 3 £238 -48.65% 4
Midlands - 2 £358 -
West Midlands - 2 £358 -
North of England - 1 £425 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 40 (76.92%) Sketch
2 35 (67.31%) User Experience
3 32 (61.54%) InVision
4 30 (57.69%) Adobe
5 25 (48.08%) CSS
5 25 (48.08%) Wireframes
6 24 (46.15%) HTML
7 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (28.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 12 (23.08%) Prototyping
9 12 (23.08%) JIRA
9 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 11 (21.15%) Adobe After Effects
11 10 (19.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 9 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
12 9 (17.31%) Android
12 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
12 9 (17.31%) Mobile App
12 9 (17.31%) Scrum
13 8 (15.38%) Flash
13 8 (15.38%) Confluence
13 8 (15.38%) Axure RP
14 7 (13.46%) Azure
14 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
14 7 (13.46%) Finance
14 7 (13.46%) TDD
14 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
14 7 (13.46%) QA
14 7 (13.46%) 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 8 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Drupal
2 1 (1.92%) Jadu
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (76.92%) Sketch
2 32 (61.54%) InVision
3 11 (21.15%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (11.54%) UserZoom
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe XD
5 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (13.46%) Azure
3 4 (7.69%) Google Analytics
3 4 (7.69%) MailChimp
4 2 (3.85%) Responsys
4 2 (3.85%) Slack
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.92%) AWS
5 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.92%) GitHub
5 1 (1.92%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Broadband
1 1 (1.92%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MySQL
1 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) JIRA
2 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 8 (15.38%) Axure RP
4 6 (11.54%) Cypress.io
5 4 (7.69%) Xcode
6 3 (5.77%) Postman
7 1 (1.92%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Appium
7 1 (1.92%) fastlane
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) Selenium
7 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Designer
2 12 (23.08%) Developer
3 10 (19.23%) UX Designer
4 9 (17.31%) Digital Designer
4 9 (17.31%) UI Designer
5 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce Designer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Azure Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Email Designer
6 3 (5.77%) iOS Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Junior
6 3 (5.77%) Junior Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Manual Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Mobile Tester
6 3 (5.77%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (5.77%) React Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) CSS
2 24 (46.15%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) Flash
4 6 (11.54%) Express
4 6 (11.54%) Jest
4 6 (11.54%) Material Design
4 6 (11.54%) Redux
4 6 (11.54%) RESTful
4 6 (11.54%) Web Services
5 3 (5.77%) CSS3
5 3 (5.77%) HTML5
5 3 (5.77%) React
6 2 (3.85%) Android SDK
6 2 (3.85%) jQuery
6 2 (3.85%) Sass
6 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) Kafka
7 1 (1.92%) Laravel
7 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (67.31%) User Experience
2 9 (17.31%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Animation
4 1 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Android
1 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Wireframes
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) Prototyping
4 10 (19.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 9 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.46%) Mobile First
6 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
6 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Analytics
7 6 (11.54%) Design Sprint
7 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (9.62%) API Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Design Thinking
8 5 (9.62%) Fintech
8 5 (9.62%) SDLC
8 5 (9.62%) Workshop Facilitation
9 4 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (7.69%) Storytelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) TypeScript
3 3 (5.77%) Apple Swift
3 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) Kotlin
4 2 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) WCAG
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) Adobe
2 6 (11.54%) Atlassian
2 6 (11.54%) Google
3 4 (7.69%) Apple
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Qubit