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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 141 134 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.097% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.13% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
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£400 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £215 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £315 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.35% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.00
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
2961 2249 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.35% 72.90% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1184 847
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 124 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £26.88 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.67% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.10 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 April 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 -6 4 £365 +21.66% 5
Cheshire - 3 £438 - 4
Merseyside - 1 £475 -
Mobile Application Development
England

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) Android
4 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (35.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 6 (30.00%) Calabash
5 6 (30.00%) Appium
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) IIS
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) Kanban
6 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) Games
8 3 (15.00%) OpenTV
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.00%) Redis
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (30.00%) Calabash
2 6 (30.00%) Appium
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Mocha
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Test Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) OAuth
4 1 (5.00%) SAML
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Interactive TV
2 3 (15.00%) IPTV
2 3 (15.00%) MHEG
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Android
1 7 (35.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) BDD
3 5 (25.00%) Kanban
3 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Android Development
6 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) OpenTV
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.00%) Apigee
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