The table below looks at the statistics for Axure RP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Axure RP over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axure RP
Rank 432 371 459
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +88
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 160 230 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.24% 3.51% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 173 58
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £284 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7141 6557 5266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.00% 12.31% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4575 4172 3340
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 115 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

Axure RP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Axure RP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Axure RP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Axure RP within the UK.

Axure RP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Axure RP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Axure RP within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Axure RP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Axure RP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Axure RP within the UK.

Axure RP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Axure RP
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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
England -71 143 £375 -6.25% 49
London -69 65 £375 -9.36% 23
South East -48 35 £375 -6.25% 5
City of London +17 26 £425 +7.59% 8
Berkshire -14 22 £340 -15.00% 4
Wales - 15 £424 - 1
East of England +12 11 £375 +2.73% 5
Hertfordshire +6 10 £375 - 2
North West -13 10 £381 -15.27% 8
West Midlands -1 8 £350 - 3
Manchester -3 8 £400 +6.66% 4
Reading - 8 - - 2
East Sussex - 7 £425 -
Yorkshire -2 6 £300 - 2
Surrey +4 5 £293 -22.00%
Brighton - 5 £425 -
South West -7 4 £350 +7.69% 2
West Yorkshire -9 4 £300 - 2
Birmingham - 4 £413 - 1
Bradford - 2 £280 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £400 - 1
Wiltshire +4 1 £450 +48.76% 1
Warwickshire 0 1 £500 -
Oxford -15 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Oxfordshire -18 1 £425 +41.66% 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 316 (92.40%) User Experience
2 183 (53.51%) HTML
3 163 (47.66%) CSS
4 116 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (31.58%) Photoshop
6 96 (28.07%) JavaScript
7 88 (25.73%) Adobe
8 84 (24.56%) OmniGraffle
9 72 (21.05%) Information Architecture
10 67 (19.59%) Adobe Illustrator
11 66 (19.30%) Finance
12 65 (19.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 61 (17.84%) jQuery
14 56 (16.37%) MS Visio
15 54 (15.79%) E-Commerce
16 50 (14.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 49 (14.33%) Usability Testing
18 43 (12.57%) Rapid Prototyping
19 41 (11.99%) W3C
20 34 (9.94%) HTML5
21 32 (9.36%) Degree
21 32 (9.36%) Microsoft
22 31 (9.06%) Ajax
22 31 (9.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 30 (8.77%) Retail
23 30 (8.77%) .NET
24 29 (8.48%) XML
24 29 (8.48%) User Stories
25 28 (8.19%) XHTML
25 28 (8.19%) Business Analysis

Axure RP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 25 (7.31%) CMS
2 18 (5.26%) IIS
3 12 (3.51%) Confluence
4 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.29%) Node.js
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 108 (31.58%) Photoshop
2 84 (24.56%) OmniGraffle
3 67 (19.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 56 (16.37%) MS Visio
5 50 (14.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (4.97%) InDesign
7 11 (3.22%) MS Excel
8 7 (2.05%) Fireworks
9 5 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.88%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.58%) MS Project
11 2 (0.58%) Edge Animate
12 1 (0.29%) MS Office
12 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.14%) Intranet
2 2 (0.58%) Broadband
3 1 (0.29%) VoIP
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.29%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (19.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 22 (6.43%) Dreamweaver
3 19 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 17 (4.97%) JIRA
5 5 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.17%) ProtoShare
7 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.29%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.29%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.29%) Xcode
7 1 (0.29%) Selenium
7 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 66 (19.30%) Finance
2 30 (8.77%) Retail
3 28 (8.19%) Marketing
4 21 (6.14%) Telecoms
5 19 (5.56%) Games
6 18 (5.26%) Interactive Media
7 16 (4.68%) Publishing
8 15 (4.39%) Banking
9 3 (0.88%) Electronics
9 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) iGaming
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (65.79%) Designer
2 196 (57.31%) UX Designer
3 39 (11.40%) Developer
4 38 (11.11%) Architect
5 36 (10.53%) UI Designer
6 33 (9.65%) User Experience Architect
7 29 (8.48%) Senior Designer
8 28 (8.19%) Analyst
8 28 (8.19%) Senior UX Designer
9 27 (7.89%) Business Analyst
10 20 (5.85%) Consultant
11 16 (4.68%) CMS Developer
12 14 (4.09%) User Experience Consultant
13 11 (3.22%) Lead Designer
14 8 (2.34%) Interface Designer
14 8 (2.34%) User Experience Researcher
15 6 (1.75%) UI Programmer
15 6 (1.75%) UX Developer
15 6 (1.75%) Systems Analyst
15 6 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (53.51%) HTML
2 163 (47.66%) CSS
3 61 (17.84%) jQuery
4 34 (9.94%) HTML5
5 31 (9.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 31 (9.06%) Ajax
6 30 (8.77%) .NET
7 29 (8.48%) XML
8 28 (8.19%) XHTML
9 25 (7.31%) CSS3
10 24 (7.02%) XSLT
10 24 (7.02%) Web Services
11 20 (5.85%) ASP.NET
12 19 (5.56%) XSD
13 12 (3.51%) Flash
14 7 (2.05%) SOAP
14 7 (2.05%) Sass
15 5 (1.46%) WSDL
16 4 (1.17%) PhoneGap
16 4 (1.17%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 316 (92.40%) User Experience
2 41 (11.99%) W3C
3 24 (7.02%) Web 2.0
3 24 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 21 (6.14%) Graphic Design
5 11 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.63%) Online Games
6 9 (2.63%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.34%) Psychology
8 7 (2.05%) Open Source
8 7 (2.05%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.75%) Human Factors
10 5 (1.46%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.46%) RIA
10 5 (1.46%) iPhone
11 3 (0.88%) NHS
11 3 (0.88%) DTV
12 2 (0.58%) Social Network
12 2 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.02%) Apple iOS
2 22 (6.43%) Android
3 2 (0.58%) Windows
4 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (21.05%) Information Architecture
3 54 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 49 (14.33%) Usability Testing
5 43 (12.57%) Rapid Prototyping
6 29 (8.48%) User Stories
7 28 (8.19%) Business Analysis
8 27 (7.89%) Use Case
9 25 (7.31%) Web Development
10 24 (7.02%) Web Accessibility
11 23 (6.73%) Content Management
12 20 (5.85%) UX Design
12 20 (5.85%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (5.26%) OOP
14 18 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (4.97%) Scrum
15 17 (4.97%) Web Design
16 16 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (4.39%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (28.07%) JavaScript
2 23 (6.73%) SQL
3 5 (1.46%) XPath
3 5 (1.46%) PHP
4 4 (1.17%) ActionScript
4 4 (1.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (0.58%) C#
5 2 (0.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (9.36%) Degree
2 17 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.39%) ISEB
3 15 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.75%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) WAI
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 88 (25.73%) Adobe
2 32 (9.36%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.56%) OpenText
3 19 (5.56%) RedDot
4 18 (5.26%) Google
5 8 (2.34%) Capita
6 3 (0.88%) SAP
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle
8 1 (0.29%) Twitter
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