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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axure RP
Rank 406 397 455
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +58
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 172 167 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 2.88% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 122 57
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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 £200 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £511 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -

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
6850 5794 5386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.49% 11.90% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3694 3351
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 131 208
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
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

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 26 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Axure RP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Axure RP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 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
England -18 169 £376 -6.00% 34
London -16 79 £388 -4.32% 17
South East -7 56 £335 -16.25% 6
City of London +13 27 £393 +1.29% 3
Berkshire +3 23 £300 -25.00% 3
East Sussex - 20 £194 - 1
Brighton - 20 £194 - 1
South West -10 15 £375 -
Reading - 13 £300 - 1
North West -10 11 £382 +16.27% 5
Manchester -7 6 £382 +1.93% 4
Surrey -9 6 £293 -38.09% 2
North East - 6 £463 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £463 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £463 - 1
Bristol -5 3 £375 -
Hampshire -19 2 £313 -18.03%
Hertfordshire +1 1 - - 2
East of England -5 1 - - 4
Oxfordshire -21 1 - -
Godalming - 1 £250 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hertford - - - -

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 325 (92.07%) User Experience
2 204 (57.79%) HTML
3 178 (50.42%) CSS
4 128 (36.26%) Photoshop
5 121 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (28.33%) OmniGraffle
7 99 (28.05%) Adobe
8 94 (26.63%) JavaScript
9 90 (25.50%) Adobe Illustrator
10 83 (23.51%) Information Architecture
11 73 (20.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 63 (17.85%) jQuery
13 59 (16.71%) Finance
14 52 (14.73%) Usability Testing
15 51 (14.45%) MS Visio
16 49 (13.88%) E-Commerce
17 47 (13.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 41 (11.61%) HTML5
19 40 (11.33%) Rapid Prototyping
20 39 (11.05%) W3C
21 38 (10.76%) Ajax
21 38 (10.76%) Apple iOS
22 37 (10.48%) Degree
23 31 (8.78%) Marketing
23 31 (8.78%) .NET
23 31 (8.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 31 (8.78%) Mobile App
24 30 (8.50%) Web Accessibility
24 30 (8.50%) Android
24 30 (8.50%) Retail

Axure RP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 27 (7.65%) CMS
2 18 (5.10%) IIS
3 7 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 128 (36.26%) Photoshop
2 100 (28.33%) OmniGraffle
3 90 (25.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 51 (14.45%) MS Visio
5 47 (13.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (5.10%) InDesign
7 14 (3.97%) Fireworks
8 4 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.85%) MS Office
10 2 (0.57%) MS Excel
10 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.95%) Intranet
2 5 (1.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (20.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 27 (7.65%) Visual Studio
3 24 (6.80%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.42%) JIRA
4 5 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.13%) ProtoShare
6 2 (0.57%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.57%) Xcode
7 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 59 (16.71%) Finance
2 31 (8.78%) Marketing
3 30 (8.50%) Retail
4 25 (7.08%) Banking
5 18 (5.10%) Interactive Media
6 17 (4.82%) Telecoms
7 16 (4.53%) Games
8 15 (4.25%) Publishing
9 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.85%) Advertising
11 2 (0.57%) Automotive
11 2 (0.57%) iGaming
11 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 221 (62.61%) Designer
2 185 (52.41%) UX Designer
3 53 (15.01%) Architect
4 50 (14.16%) Developer
5 48 (13.60%) User Experience Architect
6 40 (11.33%) Senior UX Designer
6 40 (11.33%) Senior Designer
7 29 (8.22%) Consultant
8 28 (7.93%) UI Designer
9 24 (6.80%) User Experience Consultant
10 16 (4.53%) CMS Developer
11 13 (3.68%) Lead Designer
12 10 (2.83%) Front-End Developer
12 10 (2.83%) User Experience Researcher
13 8 (2.27%) Analyst
13 8 (2.27%) Web Developer
14 7 (1.98%) Interface Designer
14 7 (1.98%) UX Developer
15 6 (1.70%) UI Programmer
15 6 (1.70%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (57.79%) HTML
2 178 (50.42%) CSS
3 63 (17.85%) jQuery
4 41 (11.61%) HTML5
5 38 (10.76%) Ajax
6 31 (8.78%) .NET
6 31 (8.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 29 (8.22%) CSS3
8 28 (7.93%) ASP.NET
8 28 (7.93%) XHTML
8 28 (7.93%) XML
9 24 (6.80%) XSLT
9 24 (6.80%) Web Services
10 19 (5.38%) XSD
11 14 (3.97%) Flash
12 8 (2.27%) JSON
13 7 (1.98%) SOAP
14 6 (1.70%) Sass
15 5 (1.42%) WSDL
16 4 (1.13%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 325 (92.07%) User Experience
2 39 (11.05%) W3C
3 31 (8.78%) Mobile App
4 24 (6.80%) Web 2.0
5 21 (5.95%) Graphic Design
6 13 (3.68%) Psychology
6 13 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.83%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.55%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.27%) Open Source
9 8 (2.27%) RIA
10 7 (1.98%) Online Games
10 7 (1.98%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.42%) Human Factors
11 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.13%) iPhone
13 3 (0.85%) NHS
13 3 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.76%) Apple iOS
2 30 (8.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (23.51%) Information Architecture
3 52 (14.73%) Usability Testing
4 49 (13.88%) E-Commerce
5 40 (11.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 30 (8.50%) Web Accessibility
7 26 (7.37%) Web Development
8 25 (7.08%) Content Management
8 25 (7.08%) Scrum
9 23 (6.52%) UX Design
9 23 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (5.10%) OOP
11 17 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (4.53%) Project Management
13 15 (4.25%) Web Design
14 13 (3.68%) Competitor Analysis
15 12 (3.40%) Customer Engagement
16 11 (3.12%) Product Management
16 11 (3.12%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 94 (26.63%) JavaScript
2 19 (5.38%) SQL
3 10 (2.83%) C#
4 5 (1.42%) XPath
5 2 (0.57%) Java
6 1 (0.28%) PHP
6 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 37 (10.48%) Degree
2 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.98%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) WAI
3 1 (0.28%) WCAG
Vendors
1 99 (28.05%) Adobe
2 23 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.38%) Open Text
3 19 (5.38%) RedDot
4 18 (5.10%) Google
5 8 (2.27%) Capita
6 3 (0.85%) Twitter
7 2 (0.57%) Apple
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle
8 1 (0.28%) SAP
8 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £26000 - £32000 per annum + pension,good holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Brighton
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago