Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 109 98
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 +15
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 88 105 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.62% 1.71% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.54% 5.31% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 79 98
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £296
90th Percentile £523 £575 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
North West median hourly rate £11.70 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.03% -33.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.35 £15.00 £14.45
90th Percentile £12.04 £15.00 £26.75
England median hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £34.20
% change year-on-year +77.27% -35.67% +13.25%

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 1,588 1,976 2,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.24% 32.24% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 1,266 1,471
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £187 £233 £213
90th Percentile £591 £581 £550
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.23% +1.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 86 125
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -8.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.77 £11.13 £12.05
90th Percentile £59.25 £46.13 £43.77
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.23% +4.10% +14.29%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +4 66 £375 -11.76% 67
Cheshire -5 10 £500 +42.86% 22
Merseyside +15 9 £325 +54.76% 10
Lancashire +9 1 - - 4
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 34 (38.64%) Apple iOS
2 29 (32.95%) iOS Development
3 27 (30.68%) Android
3 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
4 24 (27.27%) CSS
5 23 (26.14%) HTML
6 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (21.59%) User Experience
8 17 (19.32%) Apple Swift
8 17 (19.32%) Android Development
8 17 (19.32%) E-Commerce
9 15 (17.05%) C#
9 15 (17.05%) Xamarin
10 14 (15.91%) Front End Development
11 13 (14.77%) Open Source
12 12 (13.64%) Mobile Development
12 12 (13.64%) Java
12 12 (13.64%) Retail
13 11 (12.50%) Objective-C
13 11 (12.50%) jQuery
13 11 (12.50%) AngularJS
14 10 (11.36%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (11.36%) HTML5
14 10 (11.36%) CSS3
14 10 (11.36%) Apple
15 9 (10.23%) Web Services
15 9 (10.23%) Windows
15 9 (10.23%) Angular 2
16 8 (9.09%) React
16 8 (9.09%) Scrum

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 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.68%) nginx
2 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) SAS
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) PaaS
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.27%) Office 365
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.14%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.68%) Big Data
3 3 (3.41%) Blockchain
3 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.55%) Xcode
3 2 (2.27%) JUnit
3 2 (2.27%) Selenium
3 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.14%) Ant
4 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.14%) jMock
4 1 (1.14%) Maven
4 1 (1.14%) Mockito
4 1 (1.14%) NUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) TestNG
4 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.64%) Retail
2 8 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (62.50%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) iOS Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (13.64%) Android Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Applications Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Xamarin Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Architect
9 4 (4.55%) iOS Android Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.27%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.27%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) CSS
2 23 (26.14%) HTML
3 11 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 11 (12.50%) jQuery
4 10 (11.36%) CSS3
4 10 (11.36%) HTML5
5 9 (10.23%) Angular 2
5 9 (10.23%) Web Services
6 8 (9.09%) React
7 7 (7.95%) XSLT
8 6 (6.82%) iOS SDK
8 6 (6.82%) JSON
8 6 (6.82%) RESTful
9 5 (5.68%) J2EE
9 5 (5.68%) Node.js
9 5 (5.68%) SOAP
10 4 (4.55%) .NET
11 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (2.27%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) User Experience
2 6 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.68%) iPad
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Animation
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) NHS
6 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.14%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.64%) Apple iOS
2 27 (30.68%) Android
3 9 (10.23%) Windows
4 4 (4.55%) Linux
5 3 (3.41%) zOS
6 1 (1.14%) Unix
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) iOS Development
2 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.32%) Android Development
3 17 (19.32%) E-Commerce
4 14 (15.91%) Front End Development
5 13 (14.77%) Open Source
6 12 (13.64%) Mobile Development
7 10 (11.36%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (9.09%) Scrum
9 6 (6.82%) MVC
9 6 (6.82%) OO
10 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.68%) DevOps
10 5 (5.68%) Open Source Development
10 5 (5.68%) SOA
10 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.55%) Kanban
11 4 (4.55%) Product Management
11 4 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.32%) Apple Swift
3 15 (17.05%) C#
4 12 (13.64%) Java
5 11 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 7 (7.95%) C++
6 7 (7.95%) Ruby
7 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.68%) Groovy
8 5 (5.68%) Python
8 5 (5.68%) SQL
9 4 (4.55%) PHP
10 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.14%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) MCSA
2 2 (2.27%) MCSE
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) CCDP
3 1 (1.14%) CCIE
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
3 1 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) CISM
3 1 (1.14%) CISSP
3 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) Docker
2 5 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Ansible
1 5 (5.68%) Kubernetes
1 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.68%) Puppet
2 2 (2.27%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Xamarin
2 10 (11.36%) Apple
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) IBM
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco