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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 104 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 52 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 1.20% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.59% 4.44% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 21
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£385 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.85 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +64.10%
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
1134 855 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.35% 27.01% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 445 305
Average daily rate £400 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 59
Average hourly rate £16.67 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.70 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 April 2015.

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 April 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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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
Cheshire +15 25 £400 +14.28% 33
Manchester -16 14 £383 +17.69% 26
Lancashire 0 2 £385 +2.66% 5
Merseyside - 2 £400 - 3
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (39.62%) Apple iOS
3 38 (35.85%) Android
4 26 (24.53%) HTML
5 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
6 24 (22.64%) CSS
6 24 (22.64%) iOS Development
7 19 (17.92%) Android Development
8 18 (16.98%) Mobile Application Development
9 16 (15.09%) CSS3
10 15 (14.15%) HTML5
10 15 (14.15%) Windows
10 15 (14.15%) TDD
11 14 (13.21%) User Experience
12 13 (12.26%) Finance
12 13 (12.26%) Web Services
12 13 (12.26%) XML
13 12 (11.32%) Java
13 12 (11.32%) BDD
14 11 (10.38%) jQuery
14 11 (10.38%) C#
14 11 (10.38%) .NET
14 11 (10.38%) MySQL
14 11 (10.38%) Scrum
15 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
15 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
16 9 (8.49%) SOA
16 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (8.49%) Web Design
16 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (4.72%) IIS
2 4 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.83%) Node.js
4 1 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Liferay
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Mathematica
1 3 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.89%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) SSL
1 6 (5.66%) Internet
1 6 (5.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.94%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) LTE
3 1 (0.94%) 4G
3 1 (0.94%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) MySQL
2 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
1 9 (8.49%) Cucumber
2 7 (6.60%) Subversion
3 6 (5.66%) Selenium
4 5 (4.72%) Appium
5 4 (3.77%) JIRA
6 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.83%) Calabash
6 3 (2.83%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.94%) JUnit
8 1 (0.94%) Hudson
8 1 (0.94%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.94%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.94%) Bower
8 1 (0.94%) CasperJS
8 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.94%) TestNG
8 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Local Government
3 4 (3.77%) Games
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (49.06%) Developer
2 13 (12.26%) iOS Developer
3 11 (10.38%) Architect
4 10 (9.43%) Consultant
5 9 (8.49%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Designer
6 8 (7.55%) Tester
7 7 (6.60%) Android Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Mobile Tester
8 6 (5.66%) Applications Tester
9 5 (4.72%) Test Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.77%) UX Designer
11 3 (2.83%) Data Modeller
11 3 (2.83%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.53%) HTML
2 24 (22.64%) CSS
3 16 (15.09%) CSS3
4 15 (14.15%) HTML5
5 13 (12.26%) Web Services
5 13 (12.26%) XML
6 11 (10.38%) .NET
6 11 (10.38%) jQuery
7 9 (8.49%) Apache Cordova
8 8 (7.55%) OAuth
8 8 (7.55%) SAML
9 7 (6.60%) RESTful
10 6 (5.66%) XHTML
10 6 (5.66%) XSLT
11 4 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.83%) JSON
12 3 (2.83%) Spring
12 3 (2.83%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) User Experience
2 9 (8.49%) Open Source
2 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.66%) PKI
3 6 (5.66%) CESG
3 6 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.83%) NHS
5 3 (2.83%) Interactive TV
5 3 (2.83%) Clustering
5 3 (2.83%) IPTV
5 3 (2.83%) Statistics
5 3 (2.83%) MHEG
5 3 (2.83%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.89%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.89%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.62%) Apple iOS
2 38 (35.85%) Android
3 15 (14.15%) Windows
4 8 (7.55%) Linux
4 8 (7.55%) Windows Phone
5 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.66%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (4.72%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.94%) Debian
8 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) iOS Development
3 19 (17.92%) Android Development
4 18 (16.98%) Mobile Application Development
5 15 (14.15%) TDD
6 12 (11.32%) BDD
7 11 (10.38%) Scrum
8 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.49%) SOA
9 9 (8.49%) Web Design
9 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.49%) Mobile Development
10 8 (7.55%) TOGAF
10 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.55%) OOP
11 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.66%) Software Testing
12 6 (5.66%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (4.72%) Test Planning
13 5 (4.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.32%) Java
3 11 (10.38%) C#
4 8 (7.55%) SQL
5 6 (5.66%) PHP
5 6 (5.66%) XPath
6 5 (4.72%) Objective-C
6 5 (4.72%) Ruby
7 4 (3.77%) C
8 3 (2.83%) C++
8 3 (2.83%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.83%) R
9 2 (1.89%) Clojure
9 2 (1.89%) Python
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Degree
1 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) PhD
5 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) Firmware
2 6 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.55%) Citrix
3 7 (6.60%) Xamarin
4 6 (5.66%) F5
4 6 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.66%) VMware
5 3 (2.83%) Adobe
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) SAP
5 3 (2.83%) OpenTV
6 1 (0.94%) Atmel
6 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
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