The table below looks at the statistics for Axure RP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Axure RP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axure RP
Rank 139 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 9 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.24% 3.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
402 278 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.95% 9.19% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 163 124
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £19.40 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £72.00 £128.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Axure RP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Axure RP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Axure RP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Axure RP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Axure RP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Axure RP across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Axure RP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Axure RP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Axure RP within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 4 £388 - 9
Merseyside - 3 £275 -
Manchester - 2 £331 - 4
Axure RP
England

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 22 (100.00%) User Experience
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) jQuery
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 6 (27.27%) Web Design
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (18.18%) UX Design
8 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
9 3 (13.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (13.64%) Subversion
9 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
9 3 (13.64%) CSS3
10 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
10 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
10 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
10 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
10 2 (9.09%) Adobe
10 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
11 1 (4.55%) SOA

Axure RP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
4 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (13.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Designer
2 9 (40.91%) UX Designer
3 6 (27.27%) Consultant
4 5 (22.73%) User Experience Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Developer
6 3 (13.64%) UI Developer
6 3 (13.64%) UI Programmer
7 2 (9.09%) UX Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Creative Designer
8 1 (4.55%) Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
8 1 (4.55%) Creative Web Designer
8 1 (4.55%) UI Designer
8 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) User Experience Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
1 15 (68.18%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) jQuery
3 7 (31.82%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.55%) W3C
3 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Web Design
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (18.18%) UX Design
4 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter