The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Commerce 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 Commerce over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 135 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% - 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mobile Commerce
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
2327 2045 1990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.04% 74.04% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1004 997
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 119 84
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.94 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.07% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.90 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £66.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Mobile Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Mobile Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mobile Commerce
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 Commerce across the North West region.

Mobile Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mobile Commerce
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 Commerce within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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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 - 1 £525 -
Merseyside - - - -
Mobile Commerce
England

Mobile Commerce
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Mobile Commerce 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 Commerce.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Mobile Commerce 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 Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP