Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 109 135
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26 -49
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 118 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.99% 1.75% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.69% 5.69% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 79 65
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £318
90th Percentile £525 £526 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £11.70 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +370.29% -58.96% -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year -44.44% +78.22% -17.21%

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 1,764 1,722 2,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.79% 30.71% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,006 1,061 1,505
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 89 102
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +31.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.25 £11.54
90th Percentile £51.25 £55.00 £47.35
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 17 October 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
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 17 October 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 -10 85 £400 - 55
Cheshire -2 19 £390 -2.50% 19
Merseyside +3 6 £450 +20.00% 8
Cumbria - 4 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 £400 - 2
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 51 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (42.37%) Android
3 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
4 36 (30.51%) Java
5 30 (25.42%) Android Development
6 29 (24.58%) Apple iOS
6 29 (24.58%) HTML
6 29 (24.58%) Scrum
7 25 (21.19%) .NET
7 25 (21.19%) CSS
8 23 (19.49%) JSON
9 21 (17.80%) Test Automation
9 21 (17.80%) User Experience
10 19 (16.10%) AngularJS
11 18 (15.25%) Python
12 17 (14.41%) TDD
13 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
13 16 (13.56%) Functional Testing
13 16 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (12.71%) DevOps
14 15 (12.71%) Front End Development
14 15 (12.71%) BDD
14 15 (12.71%) Web Services
14 15 (12.71%) C#
15 14 (11.86%) iOS Development
15 14 (11.86%) Unit Testing
16 13 (11.02%) Selenium
16 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (11.02%) HTML5
16 13 (11.02%) Android SDK

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 (3.39%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) Confluence
2 1 (0.85%) Liferay
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.39%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.69%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.63%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (7.63%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (7.63%) SaaS
4 5 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.24%) Office 365
5 4 (3.39%) Yarn
6 3 (2.54%) GitHub
7 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) HTTP
2 5 (4.24%) VPN
3 1 (0.85%) DMZ
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) ISDN
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) PBX
3 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.85%) VLAN
3 1 (0.85%) VoIP
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (5.93%) MySQL
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.39%) GIS
4 4 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.02%) Selenium
3 10 (8.47%) JUnit
4 9 (7.63%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.93%) Axure RP
6 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.08%) Grunt
6 6 (5.08%) gulp
6 6 (5.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.39%) Mocha
7 4 (3.39%) NUnit
7 4 (3.39%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.39%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.54%) JIRA
8 3 (2.54%) Mockito
8 3 (2.54%) Ranorex
8 3 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.69%) Protractor
9 2 (1.69%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 10 (8.47%) Banking
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (1.69%) Digital Economy
2 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.69%) Marketing
2 2 (1.69%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
3 1 (0.85%) German Language
3 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (58.47%) Developer
2 27 (22.88%) Android Developer
3 16 (13.56%) Architect
4 8 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (6.78%) iOS Developer
4 8 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (5.93%) Designer
5 7 (5.93%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.93%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.08%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Tester
6 6 (5.08%) UX Designer
7 5 (4.24%) Mobile Architect
7 5 (4.24%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.39%) GIS Developer
8 4 (3.39%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (3.39%) React Developer
8 4 (3.39%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.58%) HTML
2 25 (21.19%) .NET
2 25 (21.19%) CSS
3 23 (19.49%) JSON
4 19 (16.10%) AngularJS
5 15 (12.71%) Web Services
6 13 (11.02%) Android SDK
6 13 (11.02%) Apache Cordova
6 13 (11.02%) HTML5
6 13 (11.02%) Node.js
6 13 (11.02%) React
7 12 (10.17%) Spring
7 12 (10.17%) Spring Boot
7 12 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (8.47%) .NET Framework
8 10 (8.47%) Ajax
8 10 (8.47%) Ionic Framework
9 9 (7.63%) J2EE
9 9 (7.63%) RESTful
9 9 (7.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) User Experience
2 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.08%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (4.24%) YubiKey
6 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.54%) Handset
7 3 (2.54%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.69%) BYOD
8 2 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.37%) Android
2 29 (24.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.24%) Linux
3 5 (4.24%) Windows
4 4 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.42%) Android Development
3 29 (24.58%) Scrum
4 21 (17.80%) Test Automation
5 17 (14.41%) TDD
6 16 (13.56%) Functional Testing
6 16 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (12.71%) BDD
7 15 (12.71%) DevOps
7 15 (12.71%) Front End Development
8 14 (11.86%) iOS Development
8 14 (11.86%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.32%) Microservices
9 11 (9.32%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (9.32%) User Stories
10 10 (8.47%) API Development
11 9 (7.63%) API Design
11 9 (7.63%) B2B
11 9 (7.63%) Monetization
11 9 (7.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.51%) Java
3 18 (15.25%) Python
4 15 (12.71%) C#
5 13 (11.02%) SQL
6 9 (7.63%) Java 8
7 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.39%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.39%) Kotlin
8 4 (3.39%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.54%) Delphi
10 1 (0.85%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) Postgraduate
5 3 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.54%) ISEB
5 3 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.85%) MOS
6 1 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) PSD2
3 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) Docker
2 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Kubernetes
1 10 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (7.63%) Ansible
2 9 (7.63%) Puppet
3 6 (5.08%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.85%) Salt
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Adobe
2 7 (5.93%) Kony
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.24%) Citrix
5 4 (3.39%) ESRI
5 4 (3.39%) Mapbox
6 3 (2.54%) Saba
7 2 (1.69%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.69%) Ping Identity
8 1 (0.85%) Apple
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.85%) Twitter