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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 79 107 76
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -31
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 66 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.79% 0.77% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.69% 2.53% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £165 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.87%
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
987 910 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.78% 30.34% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 471 341
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £600 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 55 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +24 31 £375 +127.27% 31
Manchester -3 18 £338 +12.50% 24
Lancashire +6 3 £385 +133.33% 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 5
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 75 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (52.63%) Android
3 59 (51.75%) Apple iOS
4 39 (34.21%) Android Development
4 39 (34.21%) iOS Development
5 23 (20.18%) Automation Testing
6 21 (18.42%) Mobile Application Development
7 18 (15.79%) Mobile Development
7 18 (15.79%) CSS
8 17 (14.91%) Java
8 17 (14.91%) Cucumber
9 16 (14.04%) E-Commerce
10 15 (13.16%) BDD
11 14 (12.28%) Scrum
11 14 (12.28%) TDD
11 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
11 14 (12.28%) C#
12 13 (11.40%) HTML
13 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
13 12 (10.53%) CSS3
14 11 (9.65%) User Experience
14 11 (9.65%) Kanban
14 11 (9.65%) Degree
14 11 (9.65%) OOP
14 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
14 11 (9.65%) Finance
15 10 (8.77%) Automated Testing
15 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
15 10 (8.77%) .NET
15 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.63%) Node.js
3 1 (0.88%) Liferay
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.75%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Route 53
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Internet
1 4 (3.51%) 3G
1 4 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (3.51%) LTE
1 4 (3.51%) 4G
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.39%) MySQL
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.75%) Redis
3 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Cucumber
2 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.89%) Subversion
3 9 (7.89%) Appium
4 7 (6.14%) Calabash
5 5 (4.39%) Selenium
6 4 (3.51%) JIRA
7 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.75%) Mocha
9 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.88%) Hudson
9 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.88%) TestNG
9 1 (0.88%) JUnit
9 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Local Government
3 6 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (58.77%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) iOS Developer
3 23 (20.18%) Mobile Developer
4 20 (17.54%) Android Developer
5 15 (13.16%) Consultant
6 11 (9.65%) Architect
7 10 (8.77%) Test Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) Tester
9 7 (6.14%) Applications Tester
9 7 (6.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Mobile Tester
10 5 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.51%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Applications Architect
11 4 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.51%) UX Designer
11 4 (3.51%) Designer
12 3 (2.63%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.79%) CSS
2 13 (11.40%) HTML
3 12 (10.53%) CSS3
4 10 (8.77%) .NET
5 9 (7.89%) XML
6 8 (7.02%) Web Services
6 8 (7.02%) SAML
6 8 (7.02%) HTML5
6 8 (7.02%) JSON
6 8 (7.02%) OAuth
7 7 (6.14%) RESTful
7 7 (6.14%) jQuery
8 5 (4.39%) Spring
9 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.63%) Ember.js
10 3 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (2.63%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.75%) iOS SDK
11 2 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) User Experience
2 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) MHEG
4 3 (2.63%) Interactive TV
4 3 (2.63%) IPTV
5 2 (1.75%) Statistics
5 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Informatics
6 1 (0.88%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.88%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.88%) New Media
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.88%) mHealth
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
6 1 (0.88%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (52.63%) Android
2 59 (51.75%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.51%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.75%) Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.21%) Android Development
2 39 (34.21%) iOS Development
3 23 (20.18%) Automation Testing
4 21 (18.42%) Mobile Application Development
5 18 (15.79%) Mobile Development
6 16 (14.04%) E-Commerce
7 15 (13.16%) BDD
8 14 (12.28%) TDD
8 14 (12.28%) Scrum
9 11 (9.65%) OOP
9 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
9 11 (9.65%) Kanban
10 10 (8.77%) Automated Testing
10 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.77%) Test Planning
11 9 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.02%) TOGAF
12 8 (7.02%) SOA
12 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) Java
2 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (12.28%) C#
3 8 (7.02%) SQL
3 8 (7.02%) Objective-C
4 4 (3.51%) Clojure
5 3 (2.63%) Ruby
5 3 (2.63%) C++
5 3 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (0.88%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) OCP
5 1 (0.88%) OCA
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) Citrix
3 7 (6.14%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.63%) SAP
4 3 (2.63%) OpenTV
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) Apigee
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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