The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Developer
Rank 81 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.33% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
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£363 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £368 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61
Mobile Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1420 1205 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.29% 94.81% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 645 479
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 60 80
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.30 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mobile Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mobile Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Mobile Developer
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 Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
Stockport - 1 - -
Mobile Developer
North West

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Android
1 16 (84.21%) Apple iOS
2 15 (78.95%) Mobile Development
3 13 (68.42%) Git (software)
4 12 (63.16%) Android Development
4 12 (63.16%) iOS Development
4 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) Subversion
5 10 (52.63%) JSON
6 9 (47.37%) TDD
6 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
6 9 (47.37%) REST
7 8 (42.11%) CSS3
7 8 (42.11%) HTML5
7 8 (42.11%) C#
7 8 (42.11%) HTML
7 8 (42.11%) Java
7 8 (42.11%) CSS
8 7 (36.84%) .NET
9 6 (31.58%) OOP
10 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 5 (26.32%) XML
10 5 (26.32%) Xamarin
10 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (21.05%) Finance
11 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
12 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (10.53%) Analytics

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (63.16%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) JSON
2 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) REST
3 8 (42.11%) CSS3
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) HTML5
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) XSL
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
7 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Android
1 16 (84.21%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Mobile Development
2 12 (63.16%) Android Development
2 12 (63.16%) iOS Development
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) OOP
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.26%) BDD
7 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft