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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application
Rank 120 78 113
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +35
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 36 89 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 2.12% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 7.37% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 58 5
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £31.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+35.48% +143.13%
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
1142 1208 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.66% 28.77% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 744 539
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 56 69
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

Mobile App
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Mobile App as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 31 £425 +8.97% 24
Cheshire -40 2 £325 -17.46% 7
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) Android
3 25 (29.41%) Apple iOS
3 25 (29.41%) User Experience
3 25 (29.41%) Mobile Development
4 24 (28.24%) Java
5 23 (27.06%) Android Development
6 21 (24.71%) Objective-C
7 20 (23.53%) iOS Development
8 18 (21.18%) TDD
9 16 (18.82%) BDD
9 16 (18.82%) Scrum
9 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
10 14 (16.47%) OOP
11 13 (15.29%) .NET
12 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (12.94%) Finance
13 11 (12.94%) OO
13 11 (12.94%) Apple Swift
14 10 (11.76%) C#
15 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
15 9 (10.59%) Mobile Application Development
15 9 (10.59%) HTML
15 9 (10.59%) XML
15 9 (10.59%) Windows
15 9 (10.59%) Xcode
16 8 (9.41%) Banking
16 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
16 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
16 8 (9.41%) RESTful

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.35%) CMS
1 2 (2.35%) GeoServer
1 2 (2.35%) Marvel
1 2 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.18%) ArcSDE
2 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (2.35%) Pixate
2 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.35%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (2.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (2.35%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.18%) Google Play
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Internet
2 4 (4.71%) HTTP
3 2 (2.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) GIS
1 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
2 2 (2.35%) QGIS
2 2 (2.35%) Spatial Data
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.35%) SQLite
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.59%) Xcode
2 6 (7.06%) Android Studio
2 6 (7.06%) JUnit
3 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.71%) Selenium
4 4 (4.71%) Subversion
5 3 (3.53%) JIRA
5 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.35%) Appium
6 2 (2.35%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.35%) CocoaPods
6 2 (2.35%) Gatling
7 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.18%) Gradle
7 1 (1.18%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Games
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Local Government
4 2 (2.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Mobile Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 14 (16.47%) iOS Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Designer
5 10 (11.76%) UX Designer
6 9 (10.59%) Applications Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.41%) Analyst
8 7 (8.24%) Objective-C Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Agile Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Java Android Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Manual Tester
10 5 (5.88%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) Tester
11 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.71%) iOS Android Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) .NET
2 9 (10.59%) HTML
2 9 (10.59%) XML
3 8 (9.41%) JSON
3 8 (9.41%) RESTful
4 7 (8.24%) Cocoa
4 7 (8.24%) HTML5
4 7 (8.24%) Web Services
5 5 (5.88%) CSS
5 5 (5.88%) REST
6 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.71%) jQuery
6 4 (4.71%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (4.71%) WebGL
7 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.53%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (3.53%) CSS3
7 3 (3.53%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.53%) iOS SDK
7 3 (3.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.53%) New Media
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.18%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.18%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.18%) iPad
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) Android
2 25 (29.41%) Apple iOS
3 9 (10.59%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.41%) Mobile Development
3 23 (27.06%) Android Development
4 20 (23.53%) iOS Development
5 18 (21.18%) TDD
6 16 (18.82%) BDD
6 16 (18.82%) Scrum
7 14 (16.47%) OOP
8 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.94%) OO
10 9 (10.59%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.24%) Project Management
12 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
13 6 (7.06%) Wireframes
14 5 (5.88%) Automated Testing
14 5 (5.88%) Web Development
15 4 (4.71%) CRM
15 4 (4.71%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) Java
2 21 (24.71%) Objective-C
3 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.94%) Apple Swift
5 10 (11.76%) C#
6 6 (7.06%) PHP
7 5 (5.88%) Python
7 5 (5.88%) Ruby
8 4 (4.71%) SQL
9 3 (3.53%) C++
10 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.35%) VB
10 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.35%) XAML
11 1 (1.18%) C
11 1 (1.18%) F#
11 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (4.71%) Adobe
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.71%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.35%) Google
2 2 (2.35%) SAP
2 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.18%) Apple
3 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.18%) BT
3 1 (1.18%) ESRI
3 1 (1.18%) Kony
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) Teradata
3 1 (1.18%) Twitter
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