The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axure RP
Rank - 73 82
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.100% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.99% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
137 101 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.53% 10.09% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 50 75
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £27.91 £112.50 £33.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.19% +237.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £61.75 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.75 £166.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Axure RP
North West

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 16 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Web Design
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) Sass
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) XPath
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 6 (75.00%) WSDL
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) Web 2.0
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe
2 6 (75.00%) NHS
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
2 6 (75.00%) XHTML
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Android Development
4 2 (25.00%) iOS Development

Axure RP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) UI Developer
3 4 (50.00%) UI Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) Sass
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
2 6 (75.00%) XHTML
2 6 (75.00%) WSDL
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) NHS
1 6 (75.00%) Web 2.0
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Web Design
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Android Development
4 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) XPath
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft