Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 121 119
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -12
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 90 87 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.60% 1.63% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.86% 5.60% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 63 75
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £333 £313 £315
90th Percentile £525 £524 £575
England median daily rate £454 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +1.62% +5.12% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £11.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +370.29% -22.03% -33.33%
England median hourly rate £17.93 £39.00 £21.52
% change year-on-year -54.04% +81.27% -37.09%

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 1,535 1,554 2,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.33% 29.05% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 971 1,296
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £186 £234
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 91 86
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +31.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.89 £11.13
90th Percentile £48.85 £57.50 £46.13
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.55% +2.56%

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 21 January 2019.

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
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 21 January 2019. 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 -20 56 £450 +20.00% 61
Cheshire +10 19 £400 -20.00% 12
Merseyside -7 7 £450 +38.46% 9
Cumbria - 4 - -
Lancashire -13 3 £381 - 6
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 43 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (46.67%) Android
3 27 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 27 (30.00%) Android Development
4 26 (28.89%) Scrum
4 26 (28.89%) Java
5 22 (24.44%) JSON
6 20 (22.22%) .NET
6 20 (22.22%) Web Services
7 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
8 17 (18.89%) Python
9 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (15.56%) iOS Development
9 14 (15.56%) DevOps
10 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
10 13 (14.44%) RESTful
10 13 (14.44%) HTML
11 12 (13.33%) Django
11 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (13.33%) Functional Testing
11 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
11 12 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
12 11 (12.22%) Android SDK
12 11 (12.22%) Mobile Development
12 11 (12.22%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (12.22%) User Stories
12 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.11%) C#
13 10 (11.11%) SQL
13 10 (11.11%) TDD

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 4 (4.44%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.22%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.22%) Maya
2 2 (2.22%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (6.67%) Office 365
2 6 (6.67%) SaaS
3 5 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.33%) GitHub
5 2 (2.22%) PaaS
5 2 (2.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) VPN
2 4 (4.44%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) DMZ
3 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) ISDN
3 1 (1.11%) LAN
3 1 (1.11%) PBX
3 1 (1.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.11%) VLAN
3 1 (1.11%) VoIP
3 1 (1.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) Wireless
3 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) MySQL
1 8 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.44%) GIS
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.78%) JUnit
3 5 (5.56%) Selenium
4 4 (4.44%) NUnit
4 4 (4.44%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.33%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.33%) Mockito
5 3 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.22%) Android Studio
6 2 (2.22%) GitLab
6 2 (2.22%) Grunt
6 2 (2.22%) gulp
6 2 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.22%) Mocha
6 2 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (8.89%) Retail
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Finance
4 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.22%) Digital Economy
5 2 (2.22%) Games
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) German Language
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (17.78%) Android Developer
3 11 (12.22%) Architect
4 9 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Django Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.67%) Tester
6 5 (5.56%) Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Designer
6 5 (5.56%) UX Designer
7 4 (4.44%) Automation Tester
7 4 (4.44%) GIS Developer
7 4 (4.44%) iOS Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Lead Tester
7 4 (4.44%) Mobile Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.44%) JSON
2 20 (22.22%) .NET
2 20 (22.22%) Web Services
3 13 (14.44%) HTML
3 13 (14.44%) RESTful
4 12 (13.33%) Django
5 11 (12.22%) Android SDK
6 10 (11.11%) Ajax
7 9 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (10.00%) CSS
7 9 (10.00%) Spring
8 8 (8.89%) Node.js
9 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.78%) HTML5
10 6 (6.67%) Ionic Framework
10 6 (6.67%) J2EE
10 6 (6.67%) Spring Boot
10 6 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.56%) React
11 5 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.89%) User Experience
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (5.56%) YubiKey
5 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.33%) Handset
6 3 (3.33%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.22%) Animation
7 2 (2.22%) BYOD
7 2 (2.22%) Fintech
8 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (46.67%) Android
2 27 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 8 (8.89%) Windows
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Android Development
3 26 (28.89%) Scrum
4 14 (15.56%) DevOps
4 14 (15.56%) iOS Development
5 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
6 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 12 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
7 11 (12.22%) Mobile Development
7 11 (12.22%) User Stories
8 10 (11.11%) BDD
8 10 (11.11%) TDD
9 9 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.89%) OO
11 7 (7.78%) Use Case
11 7 (7.78%) Web Development
11 7 (7.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) Java
2 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.89%) Python
4 10 (11.11%) C#
4 10 (11.11%) SQL
5 7 (7.78%) Kotlin
6 6 (6.67%) Java 8
7 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.44%) Apple Swift
8 4 (4.44%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.33%) C++
9 3 (3.33%) Delphi
10 1 (1.11%) C
10 1 (1.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
1 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) Postgraduate
2 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
4 1 (1.11%) MCP
4 1 (1.11%) MCSE
4 1 (1.11%) MOS
4 1 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) GDPR
2 2 (2.22%) PSD2
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Ansible
1 6 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 6 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
1 6 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) Citrix
4 4 (4.44%) ESRI
4 4 (4.44%) hybris
4 4 (4.44%) Kony
4 4 (4.44%) Mapbox
5 3 (3.33%) Saba
6 2 (2.22%) Adobe
6 2 (2.22%) Google
6 2 (2.22%) Ping Identity
7 1 (1.11%) Apple
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.11%) VMware
7 1 (1.11%) Xamarin