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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Axure RP
Rank 480 456 412
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -44
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 150 155 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 2.21% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 117 129
Average daily rate £408 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 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
7623 7027 5839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.82% 13.62% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5092 4732 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 130 126
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £24.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.73 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 142 £423 +7.64% 53
London +35 98 £425 +10.74% 24
South East -27 11 £388 +29.16% 1
East of England +12 9 £400 - 2
North West -22 9 £316 -20.93% 5
City of London +32 8 £413 +5.09% 9
Norfolk - 8 £400 -
Scotland -2 7 £325 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £450 - 8
Manchester -18 6 £320 -20.00% 3
Berkshire -2 5 £425 +41.66% 1
South West -7 5 £438 +16.66% 6
Edinburgh -7 4 £325 - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £463 - 7
Bristol +1 3 £425 +13.33%
Cheshire -1 3 £250 - 1
Surrey -4 3 - -
Staines - 3 - -
Huddersfield - 2 £450 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Hampshire +7 1 £265 +6.00%
Wiltshire -5 1 £450 -
Swindon -5 1 £450 -
West Midlands -11 1 £288 -42.50% 7
Reading -17 1 £425 - 1
North East -30 1 £535 +15.67%
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 1 £535 +15.67%
Tyne and Wear -36 1 £535 +15.67%
Kent - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £388 -

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 301 (95.86%) User Experience
2 184 (58.60%) HTML
3 148 (47.13%) CSS
4 137 (43.63%) Adobe
5 132 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (35.99%) Photoshop
7 77 (24.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 76 (24.20%) OmniGraffle
8 76 (24.20%) JavaScript
9 75 (23.89%) Adobe Illustrator
10 73 (23.25%) Usability Testing
11 65 (20.70%) Information Architecture
12 50 (15.92%) Degree
13 49 (15.61%) Finance
14 44 (14.01%) E-Commerce
15 43 (13.69%) Project Management
15 43 (13.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 42 (13.38%) Front End Development
17 40 (12.74%) MS Visio
17 40 (12.74%) Marketing
18 38 (12.10%) Psychology
18 38 (12.10%) jQuery
19 35 (11.15%) HTML5
19 35 (11.15%) UX Design
20 33 (10.51%) Responsive Web Design
21 32 (10.19%) Mobile App
21 32 (10.19%) Android
21 32 (10.19%) Banking
22 28 (8.92%) Apple iOS
22 28 (8.92%) Web Design

Axure RP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (2.87%) Confluence
2 4 (1.27%) IIS
3 3 (0.96%) CMS
4 2 (0.64%) Node.js
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 113 (35.99%) Photoshop
2 76 (24.20%) OmniGraffle
3 75 (23.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 43 (13.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 40 (12.74%) MS Visio
6 9 (2.87%) MS Office
7 8 (2.55%) InDesign
8 6 (1.91%) MS Excel
9 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.96%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.64%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.32%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.46%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.14%) Intranet
2 3 (0.96%) Internet
3 2 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.27%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 77 (24.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 11 (3.50%) JIRA
3 7 (2.23%) ProtoShare
4 5 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.59%) Jasmine
5 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.96%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.64%) Grunt
7 2 (0.64%) gulp
7 2 (0.64%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.64%) PhantomJS
7 2 (0.64%) Selenium
7 2 (0.64%) WebStorm
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 49 (15.61%) Finance
2 40 (12.74%) Marketing
3 32 (10.19%) Banking
4 16 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.78%) Back Office
6 12 (3.82%) Retail
7 10 (3.18%) Games
8 9 (2.87%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.55%) Legal
10 4 (1.27%) Brand Awareness
10 4 (1.27%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.27%) Publishing
10 4 (1.27%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 209 (66.56%) Designer
2 188 (59.87%) UX Designer
3 54 (17.20%) Architect
3 54 (17.20%) User Experience Architect
4 37 (11.78%) UI Designer
5 29 (9.24%) UI/UX Designer
6 26 (8.28%) Consultant
6 26 (8.28%) User Experience Consultant
7 25 (7.96%) Senior Designer
8 23 (7.32%) Senior UX Designer
9 21 (6.69%) Developer
10 17 (5.41%) Photoshop Designer
11 12 (3.82%) Digital Designer
12 11 (3.50%) Mobile UX Designer
13 10 (3.18%) UX Developer
14 8 (2.55%) HTML CSS Designer
14 8 (2.55%) Senior Architect
14 8 (2.55%) Senior User Experience Architect
15 7 (2.23%) UI Developer
15 7 (2.23%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (58.60%) HTML
2 148 (47.13%) CSS
3 38 (12.10%) jQuery
4 35 (11.15%) HTML5
5 23 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 22 (7.01%) CSS3
7 19 (6.05%) Flash
8 9 (2.87%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.55%) Ajax
10 7 (2.23%) XML
11 6 (1.91%) .NET
12 4 (1.27%) Apache Flex
12 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.96%) D3.js
13 3 (0.96%) Django
13 3 (0.96%) Sass
14 2 (0.64%) Highcharts JS
14 2 (0.64%) LESS
14 2 (0.64%) PhoneGap
14 2 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 301 (95.86%) User Experience
2 38 (12.10%) Psychology
3 32 (10.19%) Mobile App
4 27 (8.60%) W3C
5 15 (4.78%) Fixed Income
6 14 (4.46%) Graphic Design
7 12 (3.82%) RIA
8 11 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (3.50%) Visualisation
9 10 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.91%) Taxonomies
11 5 (1.59%) Copywriting
11 5 (1.59%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.27%) Blog
12 4 (1.27%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.96%) Smart Energy
14 2 (0.64%) Online Games
14 2 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.19%) Android
2 28 (8.92%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (23.25%) Usability Testing
3 65 (20.70%) Information Architecture
4 44 (14.01%) E-Commerce
5 43 (13.69%) Project Management
6 42 (13.38%) Front End Development
7 35 (11.15%) UX Design
8 33 (10.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 28 (8.92%) Web Design
10 26 (8.28%) Scrum
11 25 (7.96%) Analytics
11 25 (7.96%) Workflow
12 24 (7.64%) Web Accessibility
13 23 (7.32%) Product Management
14 22 (7.01%) Ethnography
15 18 (5.73%) Mentoring
16 17 (5.41%) Human Factors
17 16 (5.10%) Industrial Design
18 15 (4.78%) User Stories
19 13 (4.14%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 76 (24.20%) JavaScript
2 7 (2.23%) Java
3 5 (1.59%) C
4 4 (1.27%) C#
4 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.27%) VBScript
5 3 (0.96%) Python
6 2 (0.64%) Dart
6 2 (0.64%) ECMAScript
6 2 (0.64%) PHP
6 2 (0.64%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (15.92%) Degree
2 7 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.10%) QA
2 6 (1.91%) WCAG
3 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) WAI
Vendors
1 137 (43.63%) Adobe
2 10 (3.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.55%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.23%) Google
5 6 (1.91%) ClickTale
6 4 (1.27%) iRise
7 1 (0.32%) Omniture
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle
7 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.32%) SAP
7 1 (0.32%) Siebel
7 1 (0.32%) Twitter
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