The table below looks at the statistics for Axure RP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axure RP
Rank 130 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 15 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.040% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% 0.38% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 3
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£375 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
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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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
464 266 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.61% 10.69% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 170 169
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 25
Average hourly rate £44.13 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.07% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £31.66 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Axure RP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Axure RP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Axure RP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Axure RP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Axure RP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Axure RP across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Axure RP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Axure RP
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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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
Bristol -11 3 £375 -
Somerset - - - -
Axure RP
England

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 16 (84.21%) User Experience
2 12 (63.16%) Photoshop
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) Android
5 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
6 6 (31.58%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (31.58%) Information Architecture
7 5 (26.32%) CSS3
7 5 (26.32%) Banking
7 5 (26.32%) Ajax
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) Use Case
9 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (10.53%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (10.53%) User Stories
10 2 (10.53%) Adobe
10 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 2 (10.53%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 12 (63.16%) Photoshop
2 6 (31.58%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (10.53%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Designer
2 6 (31.58%) UX Designer
3 5 (26.32%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Information Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.53%) User Experience Architect
5 2 (10.53%) User Experience Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Interface Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) UI Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) CSS3
4 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Ergonomics
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Android
1 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Information Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Use Case
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (10.53%) User Stories
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Business Development
7 1 (5.26%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) WAI
2 1 (5.26%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe