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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axure RP
Rank 438 487 525
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +38
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 164 88 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.30% 1.41% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 62 54
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
7115 6222 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.84% 11.70% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4549 3972 3651
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 130 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.00 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +45 155 £375 +7.14% 36
London +52 92 £400 +14.28% 22
South East +23 41 £335 -29.47% 5
Berkshire +30 27 £325 -13.33% 1
City of London +35 20 £375 +9.48% 7
East of England -15 12 £275 -12.00% 2
Surrey +11 11 £348 +42.56% 2
Bracknell - 8 £313 -
North West -3 5 £375 +20.00% 3
Hertfordshire -12 5 £325 +13.04% 2
Maidenhead - 5 £390 -
Watford - 4 - - 2
Manchester -8 2 £375 +20.00% 3
Oxford - 2 £345 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £345 - 1
Hampshire -28 1 £475 -
South West - 1 £300 - 3
Wales - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £313 -
Bristol - 1 £300 - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -

Axure RP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 141 (40.87%) HTML
2 124 (35.94%) CSS
3 118 (34.20%) Adobe
4 113 (32.75%) OmniGraffle
5 110 (31.88%) Photoshop
6 95 (27.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 72 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (19.13%) Information Architecture
9 61 (17.68%) Usability Testing
10 53 (15.36%) User Experience Design
10 53 (15.36%) Mobile App
11 52 (15.07%) JavaScript
12 48 (13.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 45 (13.04%) HTML5
13 45 (13.04%) Scrum
14 41 (11.88%) E-Commerce
14 41 (11.88%) Apple iOS
15 40 (11.59%) Android
16 38 (11.01%) Degree
16 38 (11.01%) Finance
17 35 (10.14%) MS Visio
18 34 (9.86%) Flash
19 32 (9.28%) jQuery
20 29 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
21 28 (8.12%) Web Development
21 28 (8.12%) Dreamweaver
22 27 (7.83%) Banking
23 25 (7.25%) Retail
23 25 (7.25%) CSS3
24 22 (6.38%) InDesign

Axure RP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 8 (2.32%) CMS
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
Applications
1 113 (32.75%) OmniGraffle
2 110 (31.88%) Photoshop
3 95 (27.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 35 (10.14%) MS Visio
5 22 (6.38%) InDesign
6 18 (5.22%) Fireworks
7 14 (4.06%) Adobe After Effects
7 14 (4.06%) MS Office
8 13 (3.77%) Acrobat
9 11 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (1.74%) MS Excel
10 6 (1.74%) MS Project
11 2 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.58%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.48%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) SAN
3 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.16%) Big Data
2 3 (0.87%) MongoDB
2 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (13.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 28 (8.12%) Dreamweaver
3 9 (2.61%) Microsoft Blend
4 7 (2.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 5 (1.45%) ProtoShare
6 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.29%) Grunt
General
1 38 (11.01%) Finance
2 27 (7.83%) Banking
3 25 (7.25%) Retail
4 19 (5.51%) Marketing
5 13 (3.77%) Publishing
6 9 (2.61%) Advertising
7 8 (2.32%) Automotive
8 6 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.74%) Games
9 4 (1.16%) Interactive Media
9 4 (1.16%) Legal
9 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.87%) iGaming
11 2 (0.58%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (67.25%) Designer
2 175 (50.72%) User Experience Designer
3 41 (11.88%) Architect
4 34 (9.86%) User Experience Architect
5 32 (9.28%) Developer
6 30 (8.70%) Senior Designer
7 29 (8.41%) UI Designer
8 25 (7.25%) Senior User Experience Designer
9 24 (6.96%) Consultant
10 23 (6.67%) User Experience Consultant
11 21 (6.09%) Interaction Designer
12 17 (4.93%) Visual Designer
13 14 (4.06%) Front-End Developer
14 11 (3.19%) Web Developer
15 10 (2.90%) Analyst
16 9 (2.61%) Lead Designer
17 7 (2.03%) Front-End Web Developer
18 6 (1.74%) Web Designer
19 5 (1.45%) Information Architect
19 5 (1.45%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (40.87%) HTML
2 124 (35.94%) CSS
3 45 (13.04%) HTML5
4 34 (9.86%) Flash
5 32 (9.28%) jQuery
6 25 (7.25%) CSS3
7 20 (5.80%) XML
8 10 (2.90%) WPF
9 9 (2.61%) Silverlight
10 8 (2.32%) XHTML
11 7 (2.03%) Ajax
12 4 (1.16%) .NET
13 3 (0.87%) Web Services
13 3 (0.87%) NHibernate
13 3 (0.87%) Java EE
13 3 (0.87%) Sass
14 2 (0.58%) LESS
14 2 (0.58%) Backbone.js
14 2 (0.58%) WSDL
14 2 (0.58%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.36%) Mobile App
2 17 (4.93%) Visualisation
3 13 (3.77%) Graphic Design
4 10 (2.90%) Smartphone
5 8 (2.32%) W3C
6 5 (1.45%) Copywriting
7 4 (1.16%) Psychology
7 4 (1.16%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.16%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.87%) Open Source
8 3 (0.87%) Human Factors
8 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.87%) Social Network
8 3 (0.87%) RIA
8 3 (0.87%) Online Games
8 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.58%) AS400
9 2 (0.58%) Tandem
9 2 (0.58%) STB
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.88%) Apple iOS
2 40 (11.59%) Android
3 10 (2.90%) Windows
4 4 (1.16%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (19.13%) Information Architecture
3 61 (17.68%) Usability Testing
4 53 (15.36%) User Experience Design
5 45 (13.04%) Scrum
6 41 (11.88%) E-Commerce
7 29 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (8.12%) Web Development
9 21 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (4.35%) Industrial Design
11 13 (3.77%) Web Design
11 13 (3.77%) Analytics
11 13 (3.77%) Rapid Prototyping
11 13 (3.77%) Use Case
12 12 (3.48%) User Stories
13 11 (3.19%) Workflow
13 11 (3.19%) Validation
14 10 (2.90%) Project Management
15 9 (2.61%) Test Scripting
16 8 (2.32%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (15.07%) JavaScript
2 7 (2.03%) Java
3 4 (1.16%) SQL
4 2 (0.58%) Python
4 2 (0.58%) XPath
5 1 (0.29%) Ruby
5 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.29%) PHP
5 1 (0.29%) C
5 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (11.01%) Degree
2 11 (3.19%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.16%) WCAG
2 3 (0.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 118 (34.20%) Adobe
2 17 (4.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.61%) Orchard
4 7 (2.03%) Appcelerator
5 6 (1.74%) Apple
6 4 (1.16%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle
8 2 (0.58%) SAP
9 1 (0.29%) Google
9 1 (0.29%) Mercator
9 1 (0.29%) FatWire
9 1 (0.29%) iRise
9 1 (0.29%) Facebook
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