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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 79 111 88
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -23
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 94 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.17% 0.81% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.61% 2.56% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 6 28
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£389 £346 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.27% +15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+148.00% -54.54%
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
1236 976 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.58% 31.64% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 518 413
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 53 52
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -2.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +34 51 £400 +45.45% 33
Manchester -11 24 £383 -1.29% 36
Merseyside - 4 £313 - 2
Lancashire -15 1 - - 4
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 114 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (56.33%) Apple iOS
3 86 (54.43%) Android
4 50 (31.65%) iOS Development
5 45 (28.48%) Android Development
5 45 (28.48%) Automation Testing
6 28 (17.72%) E-Commerce
7 25 (15.82%) HTML
7 25 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (15.19%) Cucumber
9 23 (14.56%) CSS
9 23 (14.56%) Mobile Development
10 22 (13.92%) Mobile Application Development
11 19 (12.03%) JavaScript
11 19 (12.03%) Automated Testing
11 19 (12.03%) User Experience
12 18 (11.39%) Finance
12 18 (11.39%) Java
13 17 (10.76%) Appium
14 15 (9.49%) Scrum
14 15 (9.49%) BDD
15 14 (8.86%) Kanban
15 14 (8.86%) TDD
15 14 (8.86%) C#
16 13 (8.23%) HTML5
17 12 (7.59%) Calabash
17 12 (7.59%) Security Cleared
17 12 (7.59%) Git (software)
17 12 (7.59%) JSON
17 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (4.43%) Node.js
2 5 (3.16%) CMS
3 4 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) WordPress
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.27%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.63%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Route 53
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) 3G
1 4 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (2.53%) LTE
1 4 (2.53%) 4G
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.53%) MySQL
2 4 (2.53%) Redis
2 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.63%) SQLite
5 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (15.19%) Cucumber
2 17 (10.76%) Appium
3 12 (7.59%) Calabash
3 12 (7.59%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.96%) Subversion
5 7 (4.43%) Selenium
6 6 (3.80%) JIRA
6 6 (3.80%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.53%) Mocha
8 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.63%) JMeter
10 1 (0.63%) Maven
10 1 (0.63%) Ant
10 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (11.39%) Finance
2 9 (5.70%) Retail
3 5 (3.16%) Local Government
4 4 (2.53%) Games
5 3 (1.90%) Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (54.43%) Developer
2 38 (24.05%) iOS Developer
3 33 (20.89%) Mobile Developer
4 29 (18.35%) Android Developer
5 15 (9.49%) Consultant
6 13 (8.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Analyst
7 12 (7.59%) Architect
7 12 (7.59%) Test Consultant
8 11 (6.96%) UX Designer
8 11 (6.96%) Designer
9 10 (6.33%) Tester
9 10 (6.33%) Test Analyst
10 9 (5.70%) Mobile Tester
11 8 (5.06%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (5.06%) Project Manager
12 7 (4.43%) Applications Tester
12 7 (4.43%) Mobile Test Analyst
13 6 (3.80%) Applications Developer
14 4 (2.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.82%) HTML
2 23 (14.56%) CSS
3 13 (8.23%) HTML5
4 12 (7.59%) JSON
4 12 (7.59%) .NET
5 11 (6.96%) CSS3
6 10 (6.33%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.70%) jQuery
8 7 (4.43%) RESTful
9 6 (3.80%) Backbone.js
9 6 (3.80%) XML
10 5 (3.16%) Web Services
10 5 (3.16%) SAML
10 5 (3.16%) OAuth
10 5 (3.16%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (3.16%) Android SDK
10 5 (3.16%) Ember.js
11 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.90%) Middleware
12 3 (1.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.03%) User Experience
3 4 (2.53%) iPhone
4 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.90%) iPad
4 3 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) Informatics
6 1 (0.63%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.63%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) Telematics
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.63%) mHealth
6 1 (0.63%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 89 (56.33%) Apple iOS
2 86 (54.43%) Android
3 8 (5.06%) Windows
3 8 (5.06%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.27%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.65%) iOS Development
3 45 (28.48%) Automation Testing
3 45 (28.48%) Android Development
4 28 (17.72%) E-Commerce
5 23 (14.56%) Mobile Development
6 22 (13.92%) Mobile Application Development
7 19 (12.03%) Automated Testing
8 15 (9.49%) Scrum
8 15 (9.49%) BDD
9 14 (8.86%) Kanban
9 14 (8.86%) TDD
10 12 (7.59%) Software Testing
10 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.59%) Test Planning
11 10 (6.33%) Manual Testing
11 10 (6.33%) Test Automation
12 9 (5.70%) Open Source
13 8 (5.06%) Project Management
14 7 (4.43%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.03%) JavaScript
2 18 (11.39%) Java
3 14 (8.86%) C#
4 10 (6.33%) Objective-C
5 8 (5.06%) SQL
6 4 (2.53%) PHP
7 2 (1.27%) Python
7 2 (1.27%) Ruby
7 2 (1.27%) Clojure
8 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.96%) Degree
3 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.63%) CCNP
5 1 (0.63%) CISSP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) OCP
5 1 (0.63%) OCA
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.16%) Citrix
2 5 (3.16%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.90%) Apigee
3 3 (1.90%) SAP
3 3 (1.90%) Apple
4 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (0.63%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.63%) Siebel
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