The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 North West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axure RP
Rank 124 128 141
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.37% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£278 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
295 323 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.79% 11.92% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 167 173
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.88 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -19.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Axure RP
England

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
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 29 July 2014. 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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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
Manchester -1 2 £375 +20.00% 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Axure RP
England

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Orchard
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) CSS3
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) XHTML
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe
4 3 (20.00%) Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Web 2.0
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) Sass
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) XPath
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) NHS
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) WSDL
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
5 2 (13.33%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) User Experience Designer
1 9 (60.00%) Designer
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) HTML5
1 6 (40.00%) CSS3
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) XHTML
3 2 (13.33%) WSDL
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) XSLT
3 2 (13.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
1 2 (13.33%) Web 2.0
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Web Design
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) XPath
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Orchard
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft