The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Axure RP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Axure RP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Axure RP
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 158 143
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15  
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 1.02% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £355 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £435 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 -

Axure RP is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 475 491 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.14% 12.84% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 328 244
Median daily rate £403 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +11.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 7
Median hourly rate £41.13 £36.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.23% -6.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.96 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.10 £43.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Axure RP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Axure RP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Axure RP in the North West

Axure RP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Axure RP in the North West

Axure RP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Axure RP in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Axure RP in the North West

Axure RP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Axure RP within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Lancashire - 2 £250 -
Cheshire +24 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £350 - 1
Axure RP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Axure RP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Axure RP.

1 13 (86.67%) User Experience
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) Wireframes
4 9 (60.00%) Prototyping
5 8 (53.33%) Adobe
6 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (46.67%) HTML5
6 7 (46.67%) CSS3
6 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (26.67%) Web Development
8 4 (26.67%) JIRA
8 4 (26.67%) Use Case
8 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
8 4 (26.67%) SVG
8 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
9 3 (20.00%) jQuery
9 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
9 3 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (13.33%) gulp
10 2 (13.33%) React
10 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (13.33%) Mobile App

Axure RP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (13.33%) InVision
5 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Grunt
2 2 (13.33%) gulp
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Designer
1 9 (60.00%) UX Designer
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (20.00%) UI Designer
3 3 (20.00%) UI/UX Designer
3 3 (20.00%) UX Developer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) CSS
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 7 (46.67%) CSS3
2 7 (46.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) SVG
4 3 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (13.33%) Ember.js
5 2 (13.33%) Express
5 2 (13.33%) LESS
5 2 (13.33%) PhoneGap
5 2 (13.33%) React
5 2 (13.33%) RequireJS
5 2 (13.33%) Sass
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (13.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Fintech
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Wireframes
3 9 (60.00%) Prototyping
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Web Design
8 1 (6.67%) Analytics
8 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) User Stories
8 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) hybris