The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 58 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.77% 1.19% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 5.20% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£165 £265 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.73% -37.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-55.26% -8.06%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
190 173 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.27% 22.85% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 63 87
Average daily rate £425 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £211 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £35.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Mobile App
North West

Mobile App
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile App Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Mobile App
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile App across the Cheshire region.

Mobile App Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Mobile App
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Chester +9 4 £220 -4.34% 2
Crewe - 1 £165 -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Mobile App
North West

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Mobile App 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 Mobile App.

1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) Sass
3 3 (30.00%) LESS
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) PhoneGap
3 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Pay per click
5 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (10.00%) C++

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Mobile App 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 Mobile App. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Trainer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Sass
2 3 (30.00%) LESS
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (10.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Pay per click
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS