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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Axure RP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Axure RP
Rank 163 148 135
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 3 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.074% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 3.09% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 7
Median daily rate £325 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £175.00 - -
Axure RP
England

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
532 421 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.19% 10.76% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 254 158
Median daily rate £389 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.04 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

Axure RP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Axure RP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Axure RP within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -15 2 £288 -25.80%
Manchester -9 1 £450 +18.03% 2
Axure RP
England

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Axure RP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Axure RP.

1 12 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (25.00%) Confluence
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) WCAG
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) W3C
6 3 (25.00%) Service Design
7 2 (16.67%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe
7 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (16.67%) Product Management
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (8.33%) CSS3
8 1 (8.33%) Sass

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Designer
2 6 (50.00%) UX Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) UI Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Product Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior UI Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior UI/UX Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior UX Designer
4 2 (16.67%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital UX Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Web Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior UI/UX Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior UX Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior User Experience Architect
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Web UI Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) LESS
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) W3C
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
4 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe