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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axure RP
Rank 140 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.27% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.72% 3.17% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
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£388 £265 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.22% -15.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £316
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.67%
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
406 252 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.17% 8.37% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 152 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.49 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.02 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 - 6 £388 - 6
Merseyside - 1 - -
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England

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) HTML5
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Web Design
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (23.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) Subversion
9 3 (17.65%) UX Design
9 3 (17.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (17.65%) CSS3
10 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (11.76%) Information Architecture
11 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
11 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
11 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
11 1 (5.88%) Adobe
11 1 (5.88%) W3C
11 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
11 1 (5.88%) Intranet
11 1 (5.88%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Designer
3 5 (29.41%) User Experience Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) UX Designer
4 3 (17.65%) UI Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) UI Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UX Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Creative Designer
6 1 (5.88%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
2 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Web Design
2 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) UX Design
4 2 (11.76%) Information Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe