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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axure RP
Rank 445 420 464
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +44
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 164 166 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.34% 2.47% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 117 65
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£363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -32 145 £363 -9.37% 40
London -43 58 £375 -11.76% 19
South East -5 44 £340 -2.85% 6
Berkshire +13 36 £339 -3.21% 3
Wales +18 14 £424 +5.93%
City of London +6 14 £375 -13.04% 9
East of England +15 10 £375 +2.73% 1
Hertfordshire +8 10 £375 - 1
Reading - 10 £338 - 1
North West -22 9 £340 +28.30% 9
Yorkshire -12 7 £300 +100.00% 2
West Midlands - 7 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire -9 6 £293 +95.00%
South West +9 5 £340 +4.61% 2
Scotland -6 4 £325 -39.53%
Cheshire - 4 £388 - 5
Watford - 4 £375 -
Newbury -2 3 £340 +58.13%
Edinburgh -3 3 £325 -39.53%
Crewe - 3 £481 - 1
Bradford - 3 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £368 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Merseyside - 3 £275 -
North East - 3 £368 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £368 -
Middlesex +7 2 - -
Wiltshire +3 2 £445 +47.10% 2
East Sussex - 2 £413 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 273 (92.54%) User Experience
2 152 (51.53%) HTML
3 140 (47.46%) CSS
4 98 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (31.53%) JavaScript
6 82 (27.80%) Adobe
7 79 (26.78%) Photoshop
8 66 (22.37%) Information Architecture
9 64 (21.69%) OmniGraffle
10 59 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 57 (19.32%) MS Visio
12 55 (18.64%) Adobe Illustrator
13 52 (17.63%) jQuery
14 51 (17.29%) Finance
15 50 (16.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 45 (15.25%) E-Commerce
17 44 (14.92%) Usability Testing
18 40 (13.56%) W3C
19 34 (11.53%) Rapid Prototyping
20 32 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 30 (10.17%) .NET
21 30 (10.17%) Business Analysis
21 30 (10.17%) Marketing
21 30 (10.17%) User Stories
22 28 (9.49%) HTML5
23 27 (9.15%) Retail
23 27 (9.15%) Degree
23 27 (9.15%) Use Case
24 26 (8.81%) CMS
24 26 (8.81%) Microsoft

Axure RP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (8.81%) CMS
2 18 (6.10%) IIS
3 14 (4.75%) Confluence
4 4 (1.36%) Node.js
5 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 79 (26.78%) Photoshop
2 64 (21.69%) OmniGraffle
3 57 (19.32%) MS Visio
4 55 (18.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 50 (16.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (6.10%) InDesign
7 12 (4.07%) MS Excel
8 8 (2.71%) Fireworks
9 3 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.68%) Edge Animate
10 2 (0.68%) MS Project
10 2 (0.68%) MS Office
11 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.80%) Intranet
2 3 (1.02%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) Broadband
4 1 (0.34%) VoIP
4 1 (0.34%) ATM
4 1 (0.34%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.34%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 59 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 20 (6.78%) JIRA
3 19 (6.44%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.44%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (2.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.02%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.34%) Selenium
7 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.34%) Grunt
7 1 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.34%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
General
1 51 (17.29%) Finance
2 30 (10.17%) Marketing
3 27 (9.15%) Retail
4 17 (5.76%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.42%) Banking
6 15 (5.08%) Publishing
7 13 (4.41%) Interactive Media
8 12 (4.07%) Games
9 3 (1.02%) Electronics
9 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (61.69%) Designer
2 155 (52.54%) UX Designer
3 37 (12.54%) Developer
4 31 (10.51%) UI Designer
4 31 (10.51%) Analyst
5 28 (9.49%) Business Analyst
6 25 (8.47%) Architect
7 23 (7.80%) Consultant
7 23 (7.80%) User Experience Architect
8 18 (6.10%) Senior Designer
9 17 (5.76%) User Experience Consultant
10 16 (5.42%) CMS Developer
11 15 (5.08%) Senior UX Designer
12 8 (2.71%) Senior Architect
12 8 (2.71%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (2.37%) Interface Designer
13 7 (2.37%) UX Developer
14 6 (2.03%) UI Programmer
14 6 (2.03%) UI Developer
14 6 (2.03%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (51.53%) HTML
2 140 (47.46%) CSS
3 52 (17.63%) jQuery
4 32 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 30 (10.17%) .NET
6 28 (9.49%) HTML5
7 24 (8.14%) XML
8 23 (7.80%) XHTML
9 20 (6.78%) Ajax
9 20 (6.78%) ASP.NET
10 19 (6.44%) XSD
10 19 (6.44%) XSLT
10 19 (6.44%) Web Services
11 13 (4.41%) CSS3
12 10 (3.39%) Flash
13 3 (1.02%) PhoneGap
13 3 (1.02%) Sass
14 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.68%) Velocity
14 2 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 273 (92.54%) User Experience
2 40 (13.56%) W3C
3 21 (7.12%) Mobile App
4 19 (6.44%) Graphic Design
5 18 (6.10%) Web 2.0
6 12 (4.07%) Visualisation
7 10 (3.39%) Psychology
8 9 (3.05%) RIA
9 7 (2.37%) Human Factors
9 7 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.69%) Ergonomics
11 3 (1.02%) DTV
11 3 (1.02%) iPhone
11 3 (1.02%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.68%) Open Source
12 2 (0.68%) Online Games
12 2 (0.68%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.07%) Apple iOS
1 12 (4.07%) Android
2 2 (0.68%) Windows
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (22.37%) Information Architecture
3 45 (15.25%) E-Commerce
4 44 (14.92%) Usability Testing
5 34 (11.53%) Rapid Prototyping
6 30 (10.17%) Business Analysis
6 30 (10.17%) User Stories
7 27 (9.15%) Use Case
8 25 (8.47%) Web Development
9 24 (8.14%) Content Management
10 23 (7.80%) Web Accessibility
10 23 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
11 20 (6.78%) Scrum
12 19 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (6.10%) OOP
14 17 (5.76%) Web Design
15 16 (5.42%) System Testing
16 15 (5.08%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 93 (31.53%) JavaScript
2 25 (8.47%) SQL
3 5 (1.69%) PHP
3 5 (1.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 4 (1.36%) ActionScript
5 3 (1.02%) Ruby
5 3 (1.02%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.68%) Java
6 2 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (9.15%) Degree
2 17 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.42%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.42%) ISEB
4 4 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.36%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) WAI
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 82 (27.80%) Adobe
2 26 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.44%) OpenText
3 19 (6.44%) RedDot
3 19 (6.44%) Google
4 8 (2.71%) Capita
5 3 (1.02%) SAP
5 3 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle
7 1 (0.34%) Twitter
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