The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Mobile Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mobile Application Development
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 97 96
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £463 £330 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.15% -9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £330 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £330 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.27 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -24.07%  

Mobile Application Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1123 1497 1280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.79% 81.98% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 905 683
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% +16.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Application Development in Manchester

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Application Development in Manchester

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Application Development in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Mobile Application Development.

1 24 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Android
5 10 (41.67%) TDD
5 10 (41.67%) Apple iOS
6 9 (37.50%) React
6 9 (37.50%) HTML
6 9 (37.50%) CSS
7 8 (33.33%) Web Design
7 8 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 8 (33.33%) HTML5
7 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (29.17%) Node.js
8 7 (29.17%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) Xcode
9 6 (25.00%) Objective-C
9 6 (25.00%) CSS3
9 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (25.00%) Apple Swift
9 6 (25.00%) User Experience
9 6 (25.00%) Ionic Framework
9 6 (25.00%) Android Development
10 5 (20.83%) iOS Development
10 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
10 5 (20.83%) BDD
10 5 (20.83%) Windows
10 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.67%) iPhone

Mobile Application Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (12.50%) CMS
1 3 (12.50%) WordPress
2 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) TestFlight
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Bluetooth
2 2 (8.33%) NFC
2 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (16.67%) SQLite
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Power BI
3 1 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Xcode
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Android Studio
3 4 (16.67%) CocoaPods
3 4 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (16.67%) Mocha
4 3 (12.50%) Grunt
4 3 (12.50%) gulp
4 3 (12.50%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
6 1 (4.17%) jMock
6 1 (4.17%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Mockito
General
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) iOS Android Developer
3 5 (20.83%) iOS Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (16.67%) Java Android Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Applications Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Mobile Developer
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (4.17%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) React
2 8 (33.33%) HTML5
3 7 (29.17%) Node.js
4 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (25.00%) CSS3
4 6 (25.00%) Ionic Framework
5 4 (16.67%) Cocoa
5 4 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 3 (12.50%) Chai
6 3 (12.50%) J2EE
6 3 (12.50%) Material Design
6 3 (12.50%) RESTful
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (8.33%) Marionette.js
7 2 (8.33%) REST
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (25.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.67%) iPhone
4 3 (12.50%) Internet of Things
5 2 (8.33%) Life Science
6 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Android
2 10 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (33.33%) Web Design
4 6 (25.00%) Android Development
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) iOS Development
5 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
6 4 (16.67%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 2 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
8 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 6 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe
1 3 (12.50%) Xamarin
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
2 2 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau