The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills 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 Application Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 133 121 133
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 1 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Average daily rate
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- £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-10.53% -21.05%
Mobile Application Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2205 2014 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.47% 70.27% 64.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1030 1130
Average daily rate £365 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development across the North West region.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development across the North West region.

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 1 - -
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Manchester - - - - 4
Mobile Application Development
England

Mobile Application Development
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) C#