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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 79 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 62 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.91% 1.44% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.18% 5.15% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 35
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £18.02
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +80.35%
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
863 796 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.59% 28.04% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 404 391
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 58 52
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.82 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.27% +6.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.50 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £32.50 £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 the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 December 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 17 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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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
Manchester +2 31 £325 +6.12% 22
Cheshire +18 25 £378 +0.66% 11
Lancashire - 3 - - 3
Merseyside - - - - 2
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 43 (48.86%) Apple iOS
2 40 (45.45%) HTML
3 38 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 38 (43.18%) Android
4 29 (32.95%) CSS
4 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (30.68%) HTML5
6 23 (26.14%) iOS Development
7 21 (23.86%) CSS3
8 20 (22.73%) User Experience
8 20 (22.73%) Windows
9 18 (20.45%) XML
10 17 (19.32%) Web Services
10 17 (19.32%) MySQL
11 16 (18.18%) .NET
11 16 (18.18%) jQuery
12 14 (15.91%) Apache Cordova
13 13 (14.77%) Windows Phone
14 12 (13.64%) PHP
14 12 (13.64%) SQL
14 12 (13.64%) Web Design
15 11 (12.50%) Objective-C
15 11 (12.50%) C#
15 11 (12.50%) Linux
15 11 (12.50%) Android Development
15 11 (12.50%) PhoneGap
16 10 (11.36%) Mobile Application Development
16 10 (11.36%) Xamarin
16 10 (11.36%) OO
16 10 (11.36%) XHTML

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) Node.js
2 2 (2.27%) Lync
2 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.41%) Fireworks
4 3 (3.41%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) SSL
2 6 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (3.41%) Internet
4 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) MySQL
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) SQLite
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Subversion
2 5 (5.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.41%) Xcode
4 3 (3.41%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.14%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium
6 1 (1.14%) CasperJS
6 1 (1.14%) Bower
6 1 (1.14%) Calabash
6 1 (1.14%) PhantomJS
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Local Government
4 2 (2.27%) Games
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (67.05%) Developer
2 13 (14.77%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (13.64%) iOS Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Designer
5 9 (10.23%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Xamarin Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.55%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Data Modeller
8 3 (3.41%) UX Designer
9 2 (2.27%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.45%) HTML
2 29 (32.95%) CSS
3 27 (30.68%) HTML5
4 21 (23.86%) CSS3
5 18 (20.45%) XML
6 17 (19.32%) Web Services
7 16 (18.18%) .NET
7 16 (18.18%) jQuery
8 14 (15.91%) Apache Cordova
9 11 (12.50%) PhoneGap
10 10 (11.36%) XHTML
10 10 (11.36%) XSLT
11 9 (10.23%) RESTful
12 7 (7.95%) JSON
12 7 (7.95%) Sass
13 6 (6.82%) AngularJS
14 5 (5.68%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (5.68%) iOS SDK
14 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
14 5 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) User Experience
2 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.82%) PKI
2 6 (6.82%) CESG
3 5 (5.68%) NHS
4 4 (4.55%) Statistics
4 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.55%) W3C
5 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.41%) Clustering
5 3 (3.41%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.41%) Open Source
5 3 (3.41%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.27%) iPhone
6 2 (2.27%) iPad
6 2 (2.27%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.86%) Apple iOS
2 38 (43.18%) Android
3 20 (22.73%) Windows
4 13 (14.77%) Windows Phone
5 11 (12.50%) Linux
6 6 (6.82%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.68%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.14%) Debian
9 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.14%) iOS Development
3 12 (13.64%) Web Design
4 11 (12.50%) Android Development
5 10 (11.36%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (11.36%) OO
6 9 (10.23%) TDD
6 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.95%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (6.82%) Scrum
8 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.82%) Project Management
9 5 (5.68%) OOP
9 5 (5.68%) SEO
10 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.55%) Use Case
10 4 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.55%) Web Development
11 3 (3.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.18%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.64%) PHP
2 12 (13.64%) SQL
3 11 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 11 (12.50%) C#
4 10 (11.36%) Java
4 10 (11.36%) XPath
5 5 (5.68%) Ruby
6 4 (4.55%) C
7 3 (3.41%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.41%) Python
7 3 (3.41%) R
8 1 (1.14%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) PhD
3 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.14%) ISEB
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (6.82%) Firmware
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Xamarin
2 6 (6.82%) F5
2 6 (6.82%) VMware
2 6 (6.82%) Adobe
2 6 (6.82%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.55%) Appcelerator
4 4 (4.55%) Sencha
5 2 (2.27%) Kony
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle
5 2 (2.27%) Juniper
5 2 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.14%) Symbian
6 1 (1.14%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) Atmel
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