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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axure RP
Rank 82 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.04% 3.36% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.54 - -
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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
198 119 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.70% 9.87% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 72 51
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £18.32 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Axure RP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Axure RP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) User Experience
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) Sass
5 5 (35.71%) Open Source
5 5 (35.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) WSDL
5 5 (35.71%) Adobe
5 5 (35.71%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
5 5 (35.71%) XHTML
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) Web 2.0
5 5 (35.71%) XPath
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 3 (21.43%) NHS
7 3 (21.43%) Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design

Axure RP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Designer
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) User Experience Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) UX Designer
5 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Creative Web Designer
6 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
6 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Creative Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) CSS3
4 5 (35.71%) Sass
4 5 (35.71%) WSDL
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) XSLT
4 5 (35.71%) XHTML
4 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) PhoneGap
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Web 2.0
3 3 (21.43%) NHS
4 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 3 (21.43%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) UX Design
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) XPath
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter