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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Development
Rank 161 142 130
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.080% 0.24% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.31% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £445 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
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
3043 2858 2275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.95% 77.14% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1928 1694 1213
Median daily rate £413 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 123 94
Median hourly rate £31.25 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £52.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Cheshire -5 2 £454 +13.43% 1
Manchester -10 1 £410 +7.18% 3
Mobile Application Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 16 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) Android
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) OOP
7 4 (25.00%) Interactive TV
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) Games
7 4 (25.00%) OpenTV
7 4 (25.00%) IPTV
7 4 (25.00%) MHEG
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Mobile Development
8 3 (18.75%) Android Development
8 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
8 3 (18.75%) CSS3
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science

Mobile Application Development
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 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Drupal
1 2 (12.50%) GeoServer
1 2 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
1 2 (12.50%) QGIS
1 2 (12.50%) Spatial Data
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) CocoaPods
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Gradle
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 2 (12.50%) GIS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) CSS3
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) Android SDK
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) LAMP
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) Interactive TV
2 4 (25.00%) IPTV
2 4 (25.00%) MHEG
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.25%) iPhone
5 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Android Development
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
6 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) XAML
5 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) OpenTV
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Perforce