Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 107 126
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 -11
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 114 97 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.97% 1.80% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.43% 5.30% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 70
North West median daily rate £373 £394 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £219 £272 £256
90th Percentile £468 £513 £440
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £23.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -36.90% -
10th Percentile £13.60 £15.00 £15.60
90th Percentile £46.90 £15.00 £36.38
England median hourly rate £25.80 £36.00 £33.24
% change year-on-year -28.34% +8.32% +5.51%

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 1,772 1,830 2,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.68% 33.92% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,057 1,098 1,476
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £227 £197 £211
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 126 120
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.09 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.09% -16.83% +24.29%
10th Percentile £12.48 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £60.86 £48.75 £47.33
England median hourly rate £21.90 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +20.00%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 0 76 £375 -11.76% 64
Cheshire -17 26 £350 - 16
Merseyside +10 7 £225 -25.00% 12
Lancashire - 2 £313 - 1
Cumbria - 1 - - 2
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 48 (42.11%) Android
2 46 (40.35%) Apple iOS
2 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (32.46%) JavaScript
3 37 (32.46%) Android Development
4 32 (28.07%) iOS Development
5 26 (22.81%) Web Services
6 25 (21.93%) HTML
7 24 (21.05%) CSS
7 24 (21.05%) Scrum
8 23 (20.18%) C#
8 23 (20.18%) Xamarin
9 22 (19.30%) Java
9 22 (19.30%) MySQL
9 22 (19.30%) User Experience
10 21 (18.42%) Python
11 19 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
11 19 (16.67%) JSON
12 18 (15.79%) RESTful
13 15 (13.16%) AngularJS
13 15 (13.16%) Linux
13 15 (13.16%) Front End Development
14 14 (12.28%) Oracle
14 14 (12.28%) Finance
15 13 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (11.40%) Django
15 13 (11.40%) Ajax
15 13 (11.40%) .NET
15 13 (11.40%) SQL
15 13 (11.40%) Problem-Solving

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 8 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.39%) CMS
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.63%) nginx
4 3 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.75%) SAS
5 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.88%) JBoss
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.63%) Office 365
3 3 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.88%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) MySQL
2 11 (9.65%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) Endeca
7 1 (0.88%) DB2
7 1 (0.88%) GIS
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.26%) JIRA
3 4 (3.51%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.75%) JUnit
4 2 (1.75%) Selenium
4 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.88%) jMock
5 1 (0.88%) Mockito
5 1 (0.88%) NUnit
5 1 (0.88%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.88%) TestNG
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (58.77%) Developer
2 20 (17.54%) Analyst
3 14 (12.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (9.65%) Systems Analyst
5 10 (8.77%) Android Developer
6 8 (7.02%) iOS Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Junior
9 5 (4.39%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.39%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.39%) React Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Xamarin Developer
10 4 (3.51%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.81%) Web Services
2 25 (21.93%) HTML
3 24 (21.05%) CSS
4 19 (16.67%) JSON
5 18 (15.79%) RESTful
6 15 (13.16%) AngularJS
7 13 (11.40%) .NET
7 13 (11.40%) Ajax
7 13 (11.40%) Django
8 12 (10.53%) HTML5
9 11 (9.65%) CSS3
9 11 (9.65%) J2EE
10 10 (8.77%) React
11 8 (7.02%) jQuery
11 8 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
13 4 (3.51%) Angular 2
13 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.51%) PhoneGap
13 4 (3.51%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) User Experience
2 12 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (7.02%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.51%) Fintech
7 3 (2.63%) Animation
7 3 (2.63%) iPad
8 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.88%) iPhone
9 1 (0.88%) Kindle
9 1 (0.88%) NHS
9 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.11%) Android
2 46 (40.35%) Apple iOS
3 15 (13.16%) Linux
4 12 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.46%) Android Development
3 32 (28.07%) iOS Development
4 24 (21.05%) Scrum
5 19 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 15 (13.16%) Front End Development
7 13 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (9.65%) Change Management
8 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.77%) MVC
9 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.89%) Mobile Development
11 8 (7.02%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.02%) TDD
11 8 (7.02%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.14%) Open Source
13 6 (5.26%) BDD
13 6 (5.26%) SOA
14 5 (4.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.46%) JavaScript
2 23 (20.18%) C#
3 22 (19.30%) Java
4 21 (18.42%) Python
5 13 (11.40%) SQL
6 7 (6.14%) Apple Swift
6 7 (6.14%) PHP
7 6 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.39%) C++
8 5 (4.39%) Ruby
9 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.63%) Groovy
11 2 (1.75%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.75%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) MCSE
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.75%) CCNA
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.88%) MCSA
4 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) GCP
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.39%) Docker
2 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Ansible
1 4 (3.51%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.51%) Puppet
2 2 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) Xamarin
2 14 (12.28%) Oracle
3 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.63%) Apple
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco
5 2 (1.75%) FatWire
5 2 (1.75%) hybris
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) ESRI
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Mapbox
6 1 (0.88%) Saba
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.88%) Twitter
6 1 (0.88%) VMware