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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 108 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 24 46 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 1.60% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% 7.26% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 40
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £305
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £31.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-59.84% +2.41%
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
792 634 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.90% 22.10% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 307 331
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 38 72
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -8.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.59 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Manchester -20 15 £494 +51.92% 25
Lancashire -10 5 - - 1
Cheshire -1 4 £275 -8.33% 5
Merseyside - - - - 5
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 23 (42.59%) HTML
2 17 (31.48%) Apple iOS
3 16 (29.63%) CSS
3 16 (29.63%) Android
4 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.93%) HTML5
5 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.67%) Java
6 9 (16.67%) Web Services
7 8 (14.81%) .NET
7 8 (14.81%) CSS3
8 7 (12.96%) OOP
8 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.96%) Finance
8 7 (12.96%) iOS Development
9 6 (11.11%) C#
9 6 (11.11%) PHP
9 6 (11.11%) MySQL
9 6 (11.11%) W3C
9 6 (11.11%) Objective-C
9 6 (11.11%) Marketing
9 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (11.11%) jQuery
9 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (9.26%) SQL
10 5 (9.26%) Linux
10 5 (9.26%) OO
10 5 (9.26%) SEO
10 5 (9.26%) TDD
10 5 (9.26%) iPad

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) Node.js
1 2 (3.70%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Route 53
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.85%) Calabash
2 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
4 5 (9.26%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.26%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (7.41%) User Experience Designer
5 4 (7.41%) Designer
5 4 (7.41%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Trainer
7 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Flash Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Java Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) CSS
3 14 (25.93%) HTML5
4 9 (16.67%) Web Services
5 8 (14.81%) .NET
5 8 (14.81%) CSS3
6 6 (11.11%) jQuery
6 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (9.26%) iOS SDK
8 4 (7.41%) Regular Expression
8 4 (7.41%) PhoneGap
8 4 (7.41%) Ext JS
9 3 (5.56%) XHTML
9 3 (5.56%) Cocoa
9 3 (5.56%) Sass
9 3 (5.56%) LESS
9 3 (5.56%) Android SDK
10 2 (3.70%) Flash
10 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.70%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) W3C
2 5 (9.26%) iPad
3 3 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (3.70%) Social Media
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile Games
4 2 (3.70%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) GIS
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Apple iOS
2 16 (29.63%) Android
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.96%) OOP
2 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
2 7 (12.96%) iOS Development
3 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (9.26%) OO
4 5 (9.26%) TDD
4 5 (9.26%) SEO
4 5 (9.26%) Android Development
5 3 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.56%) Project Management
5 3 (5.56%) MVC
5 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Web Development
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.70%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 6 (11.11%) PHP
4 5 (9.26%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) VBScript
5 2 (3.70%) VB
5 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.70%) ActionScript
5 2 (3.70%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (3.70%) C
6 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) OCAJ
2 2 (3.70%) OCP
2 2 (3.70%) OCA
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Adobe
1 4 (7.41%) Sencha
2 2 (3.70%) Twitter
2 2 (3.70%) Interwoven
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Kony
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
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