The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application
Rank 97 87 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 67 65 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.67% 1.67% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.18% 5.42% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 25
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £38.35 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-20.46% +19.84%
Mobile App
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1293 1199 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.20% 30.81% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 646 469
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 76 81
Median hourly rate £22.25 £16.00 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Mobile App
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Mobile App as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile App Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mobile App
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mobile App Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mobile App
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile App across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Mobile App Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Mobile App
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mobile App Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mobile App
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile App across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Mobile App Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Mobile App
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire -7 35 £369 -4.83% 5
Manchester +1 24 £300 -11.11% 16
Merseyside 0 2 £288 -28.12% 4
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App 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 North West region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.74%) Android
3 41 (35.65%) Apple iOS
4 37 (32.17%) Java
5 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
6 27 (23.48%) HTML
7 25 (21.74%) Mobile Application Development
8 24 (20.87%) Scrum
9 23 (20.00%) C#
9 23 (20.00%) User Experience
10 22 (19.13%) Android Development
10 22 (19.13%) iOS Development
11 21 (18.26%) CSS
11 21 (18.26%) jQuery
12 20 (17.39%) Web Services
12 20 (17.39%) XML
12 20 (17.39%) .NET
13 18 (15.65%) TDD
14 17 (14.78%) Windows
15 16 (13.91%) Finance
15 16 (13.91%) Objective-C
15 16 (13.91%) Mobile Development
16 15 (13.04%) OO
16 15 (13.04%) Banking
16 15 (13.04%) Web Development
17 14 (12.17%) HTML5
17 14 (12.17%) Degree
17 14 (12.17%) JSON
17 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
18 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.09%) GeoServer
2 6 (5.22%) CMS
3 4 (3.48%) Apache
3 4 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.48%) IIS
3 4 (3.48%) JBoss
3 4 (3.48%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.61%) Drupal
4 3 (2.61%) Node.js
4 3 (2.61%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.61%) WordPress
5 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) Google Play
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.74%) Route 53
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Internet
2 5 (4.35%) VPN
3 4 (3.48%) SSL
4 3 (2.61%) Firewall
5 2 (1.74%) Network Security
5 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.74%) Wireless
6 1 (0.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) GIS
3 7 (6.09%) QGIS
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.61%) Big Data
5 3 (2.61%) MySQL
5 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.74%) Redis
7 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Selenium
2 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.70%) Subversion
4 9 (7.83%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.83%) Xcode
5 6 (5.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.22%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.22%) Gradle
6 5 (4.35%) JIRA
6 5 (4.35%) Maven
7 4 (3.48%) Android Studio
7 4 (3.48%) Ant
7 4 (3.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (2.61%) Appium
8 3 (2.61%) JUnit
8 3 (2.61%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.74%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.74%) Hudson
General
1 16 (13.91%) Finance
2 15 (13.04%) Banking
3 11 (9.57%) Local Government
4 7 (6.09%) Games
5 4 (3.48%) Electronics
5 4 (3.48%) Legal
6 3 (2.61%) Marketing
6 3 (2.61%) Publishing
7 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.87%) Back Office
8 1 (0.87%) Billing
8 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (53.91%) Developer
2 18 (15.65%) Applications Developer
3 15 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Android Developer
4 14 (12.17%) iOS Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Designer
5 12 (10.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 11 (9.57%) UX Designer
7 9 (7.83%) Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.09%) GIS Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Lead Developer
10 6 (5.22%) PHP Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Tester
11 5 (4.35%) Agile Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Manual Tester
11 5 (4.35%) Objective-C Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.48%) Mobile Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.48%) HTML
2 21 (18.26%) CSS
2 21 (18.26%) jQuery
3 20 (17.39%) .NET
3 20 (17.39%) Web Services
3 20 (17.39%) XML
4 14 (12.17%) HTML5
4 14 (12.17%) JSON
5 12 (10.43%) CSS3
6 11 (9.57%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.57%) Ajax
6 11 (9.57%) Android SDK
6 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET
6 11 (9.57%) iOS SDK
7 10 (8.70%) RESTful
8 9 (7.83%) Entity Framework
9 8 (6.96%) Spring
10 7 (6.09%) PhoneGap
11 5 (4.35%) Hibernate
11 5 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.00%) User Experience
2 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.35%) Contactless
5 4 (3.48%) Interactive TV
5 4 (3.48%) IPTV
5 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.48%) MHEG
6 3 (2.61%) New Media
6 3 (2.61%) Telematics
7 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.74%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.74%) iPad
7 2 (1.74%) iPhone
7 2 (1.74%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.74%) Android
2 41 (35.65%) Apple iOS
3 17 (14.78%) Windows
4 6 (5.22%) Linux
5 4 (3.48%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.48%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.48%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.87%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.74%) Mobile Application Development
3 24 (20.87%) Scrum
4 22 (19.13%) Android Development
4 22 (19.13%) iOS Development
5 18 (15.65%) TDD
6 16 (13.91%) Mobile Development
7 15 (13.04%) OO
7 15 (13.04%) Web Development
8 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.57%) Change Management
9 11 (9.57%) MVC
10 10 (8.70%) ITIL
10 10 (8.70%) OOP
10 10 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.96%) BDD
11 8 (6.96%) DevOps
11 8 (6.96%) Validation
12 7 (6.09%) Open Source
12 7 (6.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.17%) Java
2 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.00%) C#
4 16 (13.91%) Objective-C
5 10 (8.70%) PHP
5 10 (8.70%) SQL
6 9 (7.83%) Python
7 8 (6.96%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.48%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.48%) VB
8 4 (3.48%) XAML
9 3 (2.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.87%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.87%) C
10 1 (0.87%) C++
10 1 (0.87%) Delphi
10 1 (0.87%) F#
10 1 (0.87%) R
10 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) HND
3 2 (1.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.48%) Appcelerator
3 4 (3.48%) Citrix
3 4 (3.48%) IBM
3 4 (3.48%) Juniper
3 4 (3.48%) OpenTV
3 4 (3.48%) Perforce
4 3 (2.61%) Adobe
4 3 (2.61%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.61%) Google
4 3 (2.61%) OpenText
5 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.87%) Apple
6 1 (0.87%) ATG
6 1 (0.87%) hybris
6 1 (0.87%) Kony
6 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.87%) Twitter