Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile App over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 95 138
Rank change year-on-year +3 +43 -26
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 135 108 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.20% 1.91% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.27% 5.74% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 84 59
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £227 £255 £256
90th Percentile £438 £521 £469
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
North West median hourly rate £14.00 - £26.25
10th Percentile £13.60 - £19.69
90th Percentile £46.90 - £36.63
England median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year -39.76% +36.07% -7.15%

Mobile App is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,857 1,883 2,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.21% 33.30% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,087 1,127 1,506
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 125 126
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +16.59% +14.36%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £54.10 £51.50 £47.39
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.63% -1.70% +11.11%

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Mobile App as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile App in the North West

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile App in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile App in the North West

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile App in the North West over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile App in the North West

Mobile App
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile App in the North West

Mobile App
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile App in the North West over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mobile App in the North West

Mobile App
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 App within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 98 £375 -6.25% 75
Cheshire +7 30 £350 -9.68% 13
Merseyside +9 3 £225 -38.98% 8
Cumbria - 1 - - 2
Lancashire - 1 £313 - 14
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 62 (45.93%) Android
2 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 50 (37.04%) Apple iOS
4 44 (32.59%) Android Development
5 34 (25.19%) iOS Development
6 33 (24.44%) HTML
6 33 (24.44%) Scrum
7 32 (23.70%) CSS
8 31 (22.96%) Java
9 29 (21.48%) JSON
9 29 (21.48%) User Experience
10 28 (20.74%) Web Services
11 27 (20.00%) Python
12 25 (18.52%) MySQL
13 21 (15.56%) AngularJS
14 19 (14.07%) Xamarin
14 19 (14.07%) Ajax
14 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (13.33%) Front End Development
15 18 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
15 18 (13.33%) .NET
16 17 (12.59%) Oracle
17 16 (11.85%) C#
17 16 (11.85%) Finance
17 16 (11.85%) TDD
17 16 (11.85%) Django
17 16 (11.85%) RESTful
18 15 (11.11%) Test Automation
18 15 (11.11%) Linux

Mobile App
Co-occurring 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 6 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.74%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) Liferay
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.48%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.48%) InVision
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.96%) SaaS
4 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.48%) Office 365
5 2 (1.48%) Yarn
6 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.74%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.52%) MySQL
2 13 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.48%) Endeca
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.74%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.67%) JIRA
3 8 (5.93%) Selenium
4 6 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.70%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.96%) Axure RP
6 4 (2.96%) Grunt
6 4 (2.96%) gulp
6 4 (2.96%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.22%) JUnit
8 2 (1.48%) Appium
8 2 (1.48%) Mocha
8 2 (1.48%) Protractor
8 2 (1.48%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.48%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.48%) Subversion
8 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.48%) webpack
9 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (11.85%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Banking
2 4 (2.96%) Retail
3 2 (1.48%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (65.93%) Developer
2 23 (17.04%) Android Developer
3 18 (13.33%) Analyst
4 12 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (7.41%) iOS Developer
5 10 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (7.41%) Python Developer
6 9 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (5.93%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.93%) React Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Architect
8 7 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Xamarin Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Django Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Python/Django Developer
10 5 (3.70%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.44%) HTML
2 32 (23.70%) CSS
3 29 (21.48%) JSON
4 28 (20.74%) Web Services
5 21 (15.56%) AngularJS
6 19 (14.07%) Ajax
7 18 (13.33%) .NET
8 16 (11.85%) Django
8 16 (11.85%) RESTful
9 15 (11.11%) React
10 14 (10.37%) J2EE
11 13 (9.63%) HTML5
12 12 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (8.15%) CSS3
14 10 (7.41%) Apache Cordova
15 9 (6.67%) Android SDK
15 9 (6.67%) PhoneGap
16 8 (5.93%) jQuery
17 6 (4.44%) Node.js
17 6 (4.44%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.48%) User Experience
2 14 (10.37%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.44%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.96%) Fintech
7 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.48%) Animation
8 2 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.74%) iPhone
9 1 (0.74%) Kindle
9 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (45.93%) Android
2 50 (37.04%) Apple iOS
3 15 (11.11%) Linux
4 9 (6.67%) Windows
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Unix
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.59%) Android Development
3 34 (25.19%) iOS Development
4 33 (24.44%) Scrum
5 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 18 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 16 (11.85%) TDD
8 15 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 13 (9.63%) Change Management
9 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.89%) BDD
11 10 (7.41%) Mobile Development
12 9 (6.67%) API Development
12 9 (6.67%) Microservices
12 9 (6.67%) OO
13 8 (5.93%) Functional Testing
13 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (5.19%) MVC
14 7 (5.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 31 (22.96%) Java
3 27 (20.00%) Python
4 16 (11.85%) C#
5 15 (11.11%) SQL
6 7 (5.19%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.44%) Apple Swift
7 6 (4.44%) PHP
8 5 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.96%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.22%) Java 8
11 2 (1.48%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Scala
12 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (5.93%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.22%) ISEB
2 3 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.48%) CCNA
3 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.48%) MCSE
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) GCP
3 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Docker
2 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.48%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 5 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.96%) Ansible
2 4 (2.96%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) Salt
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (14.07%) Xamarin
2 17 (12.59%) Oracle
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.70%) Adobe
5 3 (2.22%) Kony
6 2 (1.48%) Apple
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco
6 2 (1.48%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.48%) FatWire
6 2 (1.48%) hybris
6 2 (1.48%) Twitter
7 1 (0.74%) ESRI
7 1 (0.74%) Google
7 1 (0.74%) Mapbox
7 1 (0.74%) Saba
7 1 (0.74%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.74%) VMware