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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Development
Rank 143 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 17 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 2
Average daily rate £328 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.81% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £30.20 -
% change year-on-year
+106.95% -
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
3059 2455 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.58% 76.36% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1456 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 100 108
Average hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -8 11 £365 +4.28% 4
Cheshire -2 6 £313 - 7
Mobile Application Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 23 (74.19%) Android
3 21 (67.74%) Apple iOS
4 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
5 15 (48.39%) Java
6 14 (45.16%) HTML
7 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (32.26%) CSS
8 10 (32.26%) XML
8 10 (32.26%) jQuery
9 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (29.03%) Subversion
10 7 (22.58%) Web Services
10 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
10 7 (22.58%) PhoneGap
10 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
10 7 (22.58%) Android Development
11 6 (19.35%) Calabash
11 6 (19.35%) Android SDK
11 6 (19.35%) Appium
11 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
11 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
11 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Content Management
11 6 (19.35%) CMS
12 5 (16.13%) TDD
12 5 (16.13%) Scrum
12 5 (16.13%) JSON
12 5 (16.13%) Node.js
12 5 (16.13%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (19.35%) CMS
2 5 (16.13%) Node.js
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 4 (12.90%) JBoss
4 3 (9.68%) Drupal
4 3 (9.68%) Umbraco
4 3 (9.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) Redis
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Subversion
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (19.35%) Appium
3 6 (19.35%) Calabash
3 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.90%) Ant
4 4 (12.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.90%) Gradle
4 4 (12.90%) Maven
4 4 (12.90%) Selenium
4 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.90%) Xcode
5 2 (6.45%) Mocha
5 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (12.90%) Android Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Test Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Delivery Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.68%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.45%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) CSS
2 10 (32.26%) jQuery
2 10 (32.26%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) PhoneGap
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
4 6 (19.35%) Android SDK
5 5 (16.13%) JSON
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) CSS3
6 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
6 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.90%) HTML5
6 4 (12.90%) iOS SDK
6 4 (12.90%) Spring
6 4 (12.90%) WCF
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Interactive TV
3 2 (6.45%) IPTV
3 2 (6.45%) MHEG
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Android
2 21 (67.74%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (22.58%) Android Development
3 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
4 6 (19.35%) Content Management
4 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Front End Development
5 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) SDLC
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) Kanban
6 4 (12.90%) Mobile Development
6 4 (12.90%) OO
6 4 (12.90%) SOLID
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
3 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Appcelerator
1 4 (12.90%) IBM
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.90%) Perforce
1 4 (12.90%) Xamarin
2 3 (9.68%) EPiServer
2 3 (9.68%) OpenText
3 2 (6.45%) Apigee
3 2 (6.45%) OpenTV
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