The table below looks at the statistics for Axure RP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Axure RP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Axure RP
Rank 100 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.49% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.91% 3.61% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Average daily rate £320 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.04 -
Axure RP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
314 194 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.33% 13.59% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 149 69
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Axure RP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Axure RP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Axure RP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Axure RP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Axure RP across the Manchester region.

Axure RP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Axure RP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Axure RP.

1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) WCAG
4 3 (42.86%) W3C
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) SEO
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Law
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (14.29%) XHTML
6 1 (14.29%) Adobe
6 1 (14.29%) NHS
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (14.29%) Interactive Media

Axure RP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Axure RP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Axure RP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Interactive Media
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) UI Designer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web UI Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) LESS
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) W3C
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
1 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Iconography
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Typography
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe