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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application
Rank 110 99 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 48 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 1.28% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.83% 4.56% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 12
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £445 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.44 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +5.68%
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
1253 921 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.06% 28.16% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 528 482
Average daily rate £400 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 40 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.66 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +1 24 £373 -3.87% 18
Manchester -17 20 £338 -15.62% 20
Merseyside - 1 - - 5
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 72 (50.35%) Android
2 70 (48.95%) Apple iOS
3 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (31.47%) Java
5 38 (26.57%) HTML
6 31 (21.68%) Mobile Application Development
7 28 (19.58%) JavaScript
8 26 (18.18%) CSS
8 26 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 24 (16.78%) QA
10 23 (16.08%) Android Development
11 22 (15.38%) Selenium
12 19 (13.29%) Git (software)
12 19 (13.29%) Automation Testing
12 19 (13.29%) HTML5
13 18 (12.59%) TDD
13 18 (12.59%) Scrum
13 18 (12.59%) Web Services
13 18 (12.59%) .NET
13 18 (12.59%) E-Commerce
14 17 (11.89%) BDD
14 17 (11.89%) Appium
15 16 (11.19%) jQuery
16 15 (10.49%) SQL
16 15 (10.49%) ITIL
16 15 (10.49%) User Experience
17 14 (9.79%) C#
17 14 (9.79%) JSON
18 13 (9.09%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (7.69%) CMS
2 7 (4.90%) Node.js
3 5 (3.50%) WordPress
4 4 (2.80%) Apache
4 4 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.80%) IIS
4 4 (2.80%) JBoss
4 4 (2.80%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.10%) Drupal
5 3 (2.10%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.40%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) BigMachines
1 2 (1.40%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon Glacier
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (2.80%) Route 53
4 2 (1.40%) GitHub
4 2 (1.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) Internet
2 5 (3.50%) VPN
3 4 (2.80%) SSL
4 2 (1.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.70%) HTTP
5 1 (0.70%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.70%) Skype
5 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.70%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) Big Data
3 7 (4.90%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.90%) Redis
4 6 (4.20%) MySQL
5 5 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.40%) GIS
8 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.70%) QGIS
9 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Selenium
2 19 (13.29%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.89%) Appium
4 13 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.09%) JIRA
5 12 (8.39%) Cucumber
6 10 (6.99%) Subversion
7 7 (4.90%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.20%) Calabash
9 5 (3.50%) Ant
9 5 (3.50%) Maven
9 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (2.80%) Gradle
10 4 (2.80%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.80%) Xcode
11 3 (2.10%) Hudson
12 2 (1.40%) JMeter
12 2 (1.40%) Mocha
12 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Retail
3 9 (6.29%) Banking
4 7 (4.90%) Games
5 5 (3.50%) Legal
5 5 (3.50%) Local Government
6 4 (2.80%) Electronics
7 3 (2.10%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (39.16%) Developer
2 21 (14.69%) Architect
3 15 (10.49%) Analyst
3 15 (10.49%) Android Developer
4 12 (8.39%) iOS Developer
4 12 (8.39%) Mobile Developer
5 11 (7.69%) Designer
6 10 (6.99%) Test Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) UX Designer
7 8 (5.59%) Applications Developer
7 8 (5.59%) Applications Manager
7 8 (5.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (4.90%) Consultant
8 7 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Operations Manager
9 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.50%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.57%) HTML
2 26 (18.18%) CSS
3 19 (13.29%) HTML5
4 18 (12.59%) .NET
4 18 (12.59%) Web Services
5 16 (11.19%) jQuery
6 14 (9.79%) JSON
7 13 (9.09%) CSS3
7 13 (9.09%) XML
8 12 (8.39%) Android SDK
9 11 (7.69%) iOS SDK
10 10 (6.99%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.29%) RESTful
12 8 (5.59%) J2EE
13 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
13 7 (4.90%) PhoneGap
13 7 (4.90%) Spring
14 6 (4.20%) .NET Framework
15 5 (3.50%) Ajax
15 5 (3.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) User Experience
2 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.50%) Contactless
4 5 (3.50%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.80%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.80%) Replication
5 4 (2.80%) Telematics
6 3 (2.10%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (2.10%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.40%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.40%) IPTV
7 2 (1.40%) MHEG
7 2 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.70%) BBC
8 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.70%) Handset
8 1 (0.70%) iPhone
8 1 (0.70%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 72 (50.35%) Android
2 70 (48.95%) Apple iOS
3 13 (9.09%) Windows
4 9 (6.29%) Linux
5 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.80%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.68%) Mobile Application Development
3 26 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 23 (16.08%) Android Development
5 19 (13.29%) Automation Testing
6 18 (12.59%) E-Commerce
6 18 (12.59%) Scrum
6 18 (12.59%) TDD
7 17 (11.89%) BDD
8 15 (10.49%) ITIL
9 13 (9.09%) SDLC
10 12 (8.39%) Kanban
10 12 (8.39%) Mobile Development
11 11 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 11 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (6.29%) MVC
13 9 (6.29%) Test Scripting
14 8 (5.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.47%) Java
2 28 (19.58%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.49%) SQL
4 14 (9.79%) C#
5 9 (6.29%) Objective-C
6 7 (4.90%) PHP
7 4 (2.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.40%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.40%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.40%) Python
8 2 (1.40%) Ruby
9 1 (0.70%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.70%) Delphi
9 1 (0.70%) R
9 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.29%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.40%) HND
4 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle
2 5 (3.50%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.80%) Appcelerator
3 4 (2.80%) Citrix
3 4 (2.80%) IBM
3 4 (2.80%) Juniper
3 4 (2.80%) Perforce
4 3 (2.10%) Apigee
4 3 (2.10%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.10%) Google
4 3 (2.10%) OpenText
5 2 (1.40%) Adobe
5 2 (1.40%) OpenTV
5 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.40%) Siebel
6 1 (0.70%) Apple
6 1 (0.70%) ATG
6 1 (0.70%) Dell
6 1 (0.70%) VMware
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