The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Developer
Rank 125 130 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 29 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61
Mobile Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3566 2865 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.20% 93.81% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2106 1564 1179
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £218 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 184 187
Average hourly rate £17.99 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.43% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.46 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mobile Developer
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 Developer across the North West region.

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Mobile Developer
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 Developer across the North West region.

Mobile Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mobile Developer
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 Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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 +9 14 £401 +167.50% 2
Manchester -11 7 £383 +13.33% 4
Merseyside - 1 £313 -
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title.

1 36 (81.82%) Android
1 36 (81.82%) Apple iOS
2 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (72.73%) Mobile App
4 31 (70.45%) Android Development
4 31 (70.45%) iOS Development
5 30 (68.18%) Mobile Development
6 20 (45.45%) Automation Testing
7 18 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
8 13 (29.55%) Subversion
9 11 (25.00%) JSON
9 11 (25.00%) TDD
9 11 (25.00%) Scrum
9 11 (25.00%) C#
10 10 (22.73%) Java
10 10 (22.73%) .NET
10 10 (22.73%) Web Services
10 10 (22.73%) REST
11 9 (20.45%) CSS
11 9 (20.45%) HTML
12 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 8 (18.18%) HTML5
12 8 (18.18%) CSS3
13 6 (13.64%) Xamarin
13 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (13.64%) XML
13 6 (13.64%) OOP
14 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
14 4 (9.09%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) GPRS
1 1 (2.27%) UMTS
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Subversion
1 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.27%) Mocha
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) Calabash
2 1 (2.27%) Appium
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) JSON
2 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 10 (22.73%) Web Services
2 10 (22.73%) REST
3 9 (20.45%) CSS
3 9 (20.45%) HTML
4 8 (18.18%) HTML5
4 8 (18.18%) CSS3
5 6 (13.64%) XML
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (2.27%) RESTful
8 1 (2.27%) WPF
8 1 (2.27%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.27%) SOAP
8 1 (2.27%) XSL
8 1 (2.27%) WinForms
8 1 (2.27%) Ajax
8 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (72.73%) Mobile App
2 18 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Android
1 36 (81.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (70.45%) Android Development
2 31 (70.45%) iOS Development
3 30 (68.18%) Mobile Development
4 20 (45.45%) Automation Testing
5 11 (25.00%) Scrum
5 11 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (13.64%) OOP
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.55%) Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.55%) Web Development
9 1 (2.27%) Project Management
9 1 (2.27%) MVC
9 1 (2.27%) Open Source
9 1 (2.27%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Xamarin
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Apple
3 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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