The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 59 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 30 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.13% 1.63% 2.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.13% 6.29% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 18
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£325 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £32.50 £18.02
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +80.35%
Mobile App
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
369 302 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.17% 25.86% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 161 171
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Mobile App
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Mobile App Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mobile App
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mobile App Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mobile App
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile App across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Mobile App Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Mobile App
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App across the Manchester region.

Mobile App Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Mobile App
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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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
Bolton - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Mobile App
North West

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (58.70%) Apple iOS
2 20 (43.48%) Android
2 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) iOS Development
4 16 (34.78%) HTML
5 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 15 (32.61%) CSS
5 15 (32.61%) XML
6 12 (26.09%) HTML5
7 11 (23.91%) CSS3
7 11 (23.91%) jQuery
7 11 (23.91%) User Experience
8 10 (21.74%) Xamarin
8 10 (21.74%) XPath
8 10 (21.74%) Apache Cordova
8 10 (21.74%) XSLT
8 10 (21.74%) .NET
8 10 (21.74%) XHTML
9 9 (19.57%) Web Services
9 9 (19.57%) Objective-C
9 9 (19.57%) Web Design
10 7 (15.22%) PhoneGap
11 6 (13.04%) Project Management
11 6 (13.04%) Scrum
11 6 (13.04%) C#
11 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
11 6 (13.04%) Java
12 5 (10.87%) MySQL
12 5 (10.87%) PHP
12 5 (10.87%) SQL

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) Node.js
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 5 (10.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.35%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.17%) Calabash
3 1 (2.17%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) Xcode
3 1 (2.17%) CasperJS
3 1 (2.17%) Bower
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (19.57%) iOS Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Designer
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Python Developer
9 1 (2.17%) UX Designer
9 1 (2.17%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) HTML
2 15 (32.61%) CSS
2 15 (32.61%) XML
3 12 (26.09%) HTML5
4 11 (23.91%) CSS3
4 11 (23.91%) jQuery
5 10 (21.74%) Apache Cordova
5 10 (21.74%) XSLT
5 10 (21.74%) .NET
5 10 (21.74%) XHTML
6 9 (19.57%) Web Services
7 7 (15.22%) PhoneGap
8 4 (8.70%) Ajax
8 4 (8.70%) JSON
8 4 (8.70%) Sass
9 3 (6.52%) REST
9 3 (6.52%) Xamarin.iOS
9 3 (6.52%) RESTful
9 3 (6.52%) SOAP
9 3 (6.52%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) User Experience
2 5 (10.87%) NHS
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.52%) Open Source
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Web 2.0
5 2 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (4.35%) iPhone
5 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.35%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (4.35%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Apple iOS
2 20 (43.48%) Android
3 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) iOS Development
3 9 (19.57%) Web Design
4 6 (13.04%) Project Management
4 6 (13.04%) Scrum
5 5 (10.87%) TDD
5 5 (10.87%) Android Development
6 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) Use Case
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) SOA
8 2 (4.35%) Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.35%) OO
8 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.74%) XPath
3 9 (19.57%) Objective-C
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) Java
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
5 5 (10.87%) SQL
6 2 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Xamarin
2 5 (10.87%) Adobe
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.17%) Symbian