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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 102 104 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -29
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 42 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 0.99% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 3.67% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £405 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £26.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% +57.35%
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
984 736 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.68% 26.92% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 426 323
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 59 64
Average hourly rate £20.35 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £10.61 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Manchester -7 21 £400 +23.07% 29
Cheshire +18 19 £425 - 17
Merseyside - 1 £475 - 2
Lancashire - - - - 2
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 48 (47.06%) Apple iOS
2 41 (40.20%) Android
3 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (34.31%) HTML
5 33 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 29 (28.43%) iOS Development
7 27 (26.47%) CSS
8 22 (21.57%) Windows
8 22 (21.57%) HTML5
9 21 (20.59%) XML
10 19 (18.63%) Web Services
11 18 (17.65%) .NET
11 18 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
11 18 (17.65%) User Experience
11 18 (17.65%) CSS3
12 16 (15.69%) Android Development
12 16 (15.69%) TDD
13 15 (14.71%) Apache Cordova
14 14 (13.73%) jQuery
14 14 (13.73%) C#
15 13 (12.75%) Web Design
15 13 (12.75%) Windows Phone
15 13 (12.75%) Xamarin
16 12 (11.76%) SQL
17 11 (10.78%) Java
17 11 (10.78%) MySQL
17 11 (10.78%) Scrum
18 10 (9.80%) Objective-C
18 10 (9.80%) Finance
18 10 (9.80%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.90%) IIS
2 2 (1.96%) Lync
2 2 (1.96%) Node.js
2 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) Liferay
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.94%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.94%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) SSL
2 6 (5.88%) Internet
2 6 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.96%) HTTP
3 2 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) MySQL
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.96%) SQLite
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Subversion
1 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (2.94%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.96%) JIRA
4 2 (1.96%) Selenium
4 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.98%) Hudson
5 1 (0.98%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.98%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.98%) Bower
5 1 (0.98%) CasperJS
5 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.98%) Xcode
General
1 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Retail
2 5 (4.90%) Local Government
3 4 (3.92%) Games
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (60.78%) Developer
2 14 (13.73%) Mobile Developer
2 14 (13.73%) iOS Developer
3 13 (12.75%) Designer
4 7 (6.86%) .NET Developer
5 5 (4.90%) Architect
6 4 (3.92%) Consultant
6 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) UX Designer
6 4 (3.92%) Android Developer
6 4 (3.92%) Technical Leader
6 4 (3.92%) Xamarin Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Data Modeller
7 3 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Java Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Tester
8 2 (1.96%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.31%) HTML
2 27 (26.47%) CSS
3 22 (21.57%) HTML5
4 21 (20.59%) XML
5 19 (18.63%) Web Services
6 18 (17.65%) .NET
6 18 (17.65%) CSS3
7 15 (14.71%) Apache Cordova
8 14 (13.73%) jQuery
9 10 (9.80%) XSLT
9 10 (9.80%) XHTML
9 10 (9.80%) RESTful
10 7 (6.86%) PhoneGap
11 6 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (5.88%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.90%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.92%) Sass
13 4 (3.92%) JSON
14 3 (2.94%) SAML
14 3 (2.94%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) User Experience
2 10 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.88%) CESG
3 6 (5.88%) PKI
3 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.88%) Open Source
4 5 (4.90%) NHS
4 5 (4.90%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.90%) Statistics
5 3 (2.94%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.94%) Clustering
5 3 (2.94%) MHEG
5 3 (2.94%) IPTV
5 3 (2.94%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.94%) Interactive TV
5 3 (2.94%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 48 (47.06%) Apple iOS
2 41 (40.20%) Android
3 22 (21.57%) Windows
4 13 (12.75%) Windows Phone
5 8 (7.84%) Linux
6 6 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (5.88%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.98%) Debian
8 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.43%) iOS Development
3 18 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
4 16 (15.69%) Android Development
4 16 (15.69%) TDD
5 13 (12.75%) Web Design
6 11 (10.78%) Scrum
7 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.86%) OO
9 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.88%) OOP
9 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.88%) SOA
9 6 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (5.88%) BDD
10 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.92%) Project Management
11 4 (3.92%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (3.92%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.92%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.35%) JavaScript
2 14 (13.73%) C#
3 12 (11.76%) SQL
4 11 (10.78%) Java
5 10 (9.80%) Objective-C
5 10 (9.80%) XPath
6 8 (7.84%) PHP
7 7 (6.86%) Ruby
8 4 (3.92%) C
9 3 (2.94%) C++
9 3 (2.94%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.94%) R
10 2 (1.96%) Clojure
10 2 (1.96%) Python
11 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) PhD
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) VCP4
3 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Firmware
1 6 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Xamarin
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.88%) Adobe
3 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.88%) VMware
3 6 (5.88%) F5
4 5 (4.90%) Citrix
5 4 (3.92%) Appcelerator
6 3 (2.94%) OpenTV
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle
7 2 (1.96%) Juniper
7 2 (1.96%) Kony
8 1 (0.98%) Google
8 1 (0.98%) Atmel
8 1 (0.98%) Symbian
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