The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 135 114
Rank change year-on-year +22 -21  
Contract jobs citing Axure RP 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 1.13% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 327 444 268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.00% 14.87% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 264 180
Median daily rate £475 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 8
Median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £21.40 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.60 £42.50 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Axure RP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Axure RP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Axure RP in the West Midlands

Axure RP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Birmingham +18 1 - -
Axure RP
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Axure RP.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) User Experience
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Usability Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Adobe
4 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Psychology
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (45.45%) Social Media
4 5 (45.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (45.45%) Cognitive Psychology
5 4 (36.36%) Business Change Management
5 4 (36.36%) BPR
5 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) XAML
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) XSLT
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure

Axure RP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (9.09%) InVision
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) UserZoom
2 1 (9.09%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) User Researcher
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (27.27%) WPF
2 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 5 (45.45%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (54.55%) Usability Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Cognitive Psychology
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Psychology
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) BPR
4 4 (36.36%) Business Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
6 1 (9.09%) Ethnographic Research
6 1 (9.09%) Ethnography
6 1 (9.09%) Guerrilla Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
6 1 (9.09%) Service Design
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) XAML
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe
2 3 (27.27%) Xamarin