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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 109 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 28 54 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.83% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.02% 7.07% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 42
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£338 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £274 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -43.75%
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
928 764 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.05% 25.85% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 397 422
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 90
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.50 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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
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 22 September 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 -13 16 £350 +16.66% 26
Cheshire -10 8 £275 -30.15% 8
Lancashire -22 4 - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (40.00%) Android
1 22 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 21 (38.18%) HTML
3 16 (29.09%) CSS
3 16 (29.09%) User Experience
4 15 (27.27%) HTML5
5 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (18.18%) Java
7 9 (16.36%) CSS3
8 8 (14.55%) iOS Development
9 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
9 7 (12.73%) Objective-C
10 6 (10.91%) Finance
10 6 (10.91%) Adobe
10 6 (10.91%) OOP
10 6 (10.91%) OO
10 6 (10.91%) PHP
10 6 (10.91%) MySQL
10 6 (10.91%) Subversion
10 6 (10.91%) Marketing
10 6 (10.91%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (10.91%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (9.09%) PhoneGap
11 5 (9.09%) Android Development
11 5 (9.09%) jQuery
11 5 (9.09%) Web Development
11 5 (9.09%) TDD
11 5 (9.09%) iPad
11 5 (9.09%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.64%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.64%) Lync
1 2 (3.64%) Node.js
1 2 (3.64%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 5 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.64%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SSL
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Subversion
2 3 (5.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (3.64%) Xcode
4 1 (1.82%) Calabash
4 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
1 6 (10.91%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Designer
4 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (9.09%) iOS Developer
7 4 (7.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) User Experience Designer
7 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (7.27%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 2 (3.64%) ActionScript Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Flash Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) HTML
2 16 (29.09%) CSS
3 15 (27.27%) HTML5
4 9 (16.36%) CSS3
5 5 (9.09%) PhoneGap
5 5 (9.09%) .NET
5 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) jQuery
6 4 (7.27%) Ext JS
6 4 (7.27%) Regular Expression
6 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (7.27%) iOS SDK
7 3 (5.45%) Android SDK
7 3 (5.45%) Sass
7 3 (5.45%) LESS
7 3 (5.45%) JSON
8 2 (3.64%) Java SE
8 2 (3.64%) Java EE
8 2 (3.64%) Java EE 5
8 2 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) User Experience
2 5 (9.09%) iPad
3 4 (7.27%) W3C
4 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.45%) iPhone
4 3 (5.45%) Social Media
5 2 (3.64%) Mobile Games
5 2 (3.64%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Android
1 22 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) iOS Development
3 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.91%) OOP
4 6 (10.91%) OO
4 6 (10.91%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (10.91%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (9.09%) TDD
5 5 (9.09%) Android Development
5 5 (9.09%) Web Development
5 5 (9.09%) SEO
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.45%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.64%) Analytics
7 2 (3.64%) BDD
7 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.18%) Java
3 7 (12.73%) Objective-C
4 6 (10.91%) PHP
5 5 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (3.64%) VBScript
6 2 (3.64%) VB
6 2 (3.64%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.64%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (3.64%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) OCAJ
2 2 (3.64%) OCP
2 2 (3.64%) OCA
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Adobe
2 4 (7.27%) Sencha
3 3 (5.45%) Appcelerator
3 3 (5.45%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.64%) Kony
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) Interwoven
4 2 (3.64%) Juniper
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Google
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