The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills 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 Application Development over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 86 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.33% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.86% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 - £17.00
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North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1139 903 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.40% 74.02% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 475 350
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% -37.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.43 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mobile Application Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Interactive TV
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) OpenTV
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) IPTV
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) iPhone
4 2 (28.57%) MHEG
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator
4 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) SOA

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) OAuth
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) MHEG
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Interactive TV
2 2 (28.57%) IPTV
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) OpenTV
1 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator
1 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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