The first 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 102 77 92
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 38 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.77% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 7.56% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 29
Average daily rate £325 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.32 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -37.14%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
723 569 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.64% 23.43% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 254 333
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £217 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 48 67
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.07 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -16.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £10.25 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £34.50 £32.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.90% -9.20%
Mobile App
England

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 15 April 2014.

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 15 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 24 £325 +14.03% 29
Cheshire -15 4 £350 +12.00% 10
Lancashire -22 3 £375 +36.36%
Merseyside - - - - 3
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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 23 (33.82%) HTML
2 19 (27.94%) Web Services
2 19 (27.94%) Apple iOS
3 18 (26.47%) C#
3 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) Android
5 16 (23.53%) HTML5
5 16 (23.53%) .NET
6 15 (22.06%) CSS
6 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (17.65%) MVC
7 12 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
8 11 (16.18%) iOS Development
8 11 (16.18%) Java
9 10 (14.71%) Scrum
10 9 (13.24%) Games
10 9 (13.24%) New Media
11 8 (11.76%) Web Application Development
11 8 (11.76%) ActionScript
11 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
11 8 (11.76%) Objective-C
12 7 (10.29%) TDD
12 7 (10.29%) XHTML
12 7 (10.29%) Oracle
12 7 (10.29%) GIS
12 7 (10.29%) Android Development
12 7 (10.29%) iPhone
13 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (8.82%) Twitter
13 6 (8.82%) W3C

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

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) CMS
2 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Route 53
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) NUnit
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Xcode
2 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 9 (13.24%) Games
2 5 (7.35%) Local Government
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Publishing
4 3 (4.41%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Developer
2 9 (13.24%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Architect
4 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (8.82%) iOS Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Applications Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) HTML
2 19 (27.94%) Web Services
3 16 (23.53%) HTML5
3 16 (23.53%) .NET
4 15 (22.06%) CSS
5 7 (10.29%) XHTML
6 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (8.82%) XML
7 5 (7.35%) Flash
7 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
7 5 (7.35%) Middleware
7 5 (7.35%) jQuery
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.88%) CSS3
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (5.88%) iOS SDK
8 4 (5.88%) Cocoa
9 3 (4.41%) LINQ
10 2 (2.94%) Adobe AIR
10 2 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) New Media
2 7 (10.29%) GIS
2 7 (10.29%) iPhone
3 6 (8.82%) W3C
4 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.35%) iPad
5 4 (5.88%) NHS
5 4 (5.88%) IPTV
5 4 (5.88%) Interactive TV
6 3 (4.41%) MHEG
6 3 (4.41%) Kindle
6 3 (4.41%) Social Network
7 2 (2.94%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.94%) Ontologies
7 2 (2.94%) Informatics
7 2 (2.94%) Social Media
7 2 (2.94%) Xbox
7 2 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.94%) BBC
7 2 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Apple iOS
2 17 (25.00%) Android
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.65%) MVC
2 12 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
3 11 (16.18%) iOS Development
4 10 (14.71%) Scrum
5 8 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 7 (10.29%) TDD
6 7 (10.29%) Android Development
7 6 (8.82%) Web Design
7 6 (8.82%) Content Management
8 5 (7.35%) Data Management
8 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.35%) ERP
8 5 (7.35%) SOA
8 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.35%) Master Data Management
8 5 (7.35%) BDD
9 4 (5.88%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) C#
1 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.18%) Java
3 8 (11.76%) ActionScript
3 8 (11.76%) Objective-C
4 6 (8.82%) PHP
5 5 (7.35%) C++
6 3 (4.41%) Ruby
6 3 (4.41%) VBScript
6 3 (4.41%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.94%) C
7 2 (2.94%) SQL
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) OCAJ
2 1 (1.47%) OCP
2 1 (1.47%) OCA
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SNOMED CT
1 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Twitter
3 5 (7.35%) Adobe
4 3 (4.41%) OpenTV
4 3 (4.41%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.94%) Interwoven
5 2 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
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