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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 123 86
Rank change year-on-year +36 -37  
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 53 40 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.80% 1.05% 1.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.64% 3.35% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 35
Median daily rate £381 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £290 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £363
% change year-on-year -2.43% +13.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.46% -4.70%  

Mobile App is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 939 1194 977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.91% 31.22% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 710 553
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 54 61
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Mobile App as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 31 £400 +3.22% 32
Cheshire +27 13 £394 -7.35% 24
Merseyside +9 9 £369 +5.35% 4
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 52 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.99%) Android
3 40 (37.38%) Apple iOS
4 31 (28.97%) HTML
4 31 (28.97%) JavaScript
5 30 (28.04%) Mobile Application Development
6 23 (21.50%) TDD
7 22 (20.56%) Android Development
8 21 (19.63%) AngularJS
8 21 (19.63%) SQL
8 21 (19.63%) CSS
9 20 (18.69%) HTML5
10 19 (17.76%) .NET
10 19 (17.76%) C#
10 19 (17.76%) iOS Development
11 18 (16.82%) Apple Swift
11 18 (16.82%) Java
11 18 (16.82%) Scrum
12 17 (15.89%) React
12 17 (15.89%) Mobile Development
12 17 (15.89%) Xamarin
13 16 (14.95%) Apache Cordova
13 16 (14.95%) User Experience
13 16 (14.95%) Oracle
14 15 (14.02%) Node.js
14 15 (14.02%) Front End Development
15 14 (13.08%) BDD
15 14 (13.08%) Banking
16 12 (11.21%) Finance
16 12 (11.21%) Windows

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 7 (6.54%) CMS
1 7 (6.54%) JBoss
2 5 (4.67%) WordPress
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
3 2 (1.87%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.87%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) Drupal
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (3.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) G Suite
3 1 (0.93%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) Internet
2 5 (4.67%) X.509
3 3 (2.80%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.80%) NFC
3 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.87%) DHCP
4 2 (1.87%) DNS
4 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.54%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.74%) MySQL
4 3 (2.80%) Blockchain
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.87%) Big Data
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) Power BI
6 1 (0.93%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.93%) QlikView
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.54%) Grunt
2 7 (6.54%) gulp
2 7 (6.54%) Jasmine
2 7 (6.54%) JUnit
2 7 (6.54%) Mocha
3 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.61%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (5.61%) Xcode
4 5 (4.67%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.87%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.87%) JIRA
6 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.87%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.93%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 14 (13.08%) Banking
2 12 (11.21%) Finance
3 7 (6.54%) Games
4 4 (3.74%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 57 (53.27%) Developer
2 16 (14.95%) Android Developer
3 14 (13.08%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (12.15%) iOS Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Applications Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 10 (9.35%) Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) Architect
6 10 (9.35%) Xamarin Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.74%) iOS Android Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Mobile Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.97%) HTML
2 21 (19.63%) AngularJS
2 21 (19.63%) CSS
3 20 (18.69%) HTML5
4 19 (17.76%) .NET
5 17 (15.89%) React
6 16 (14.95%) Apache Cordova
7 15 (14.02%) Node.js
8 11 (10.28%) CSS3
8 11 (10.28%) Spring
9 10 (9.35%) Hibernate
10 9 (8.41%) jQuery
10 9 (8.41%) SOAP
11 8 (7.48%) Ionic Framework
11 8 (7.48%) REST
11 8 (7.48%) Web Services
11 8 (7.48%) XML
12 7 (6.54%) J2EE
13 6 (5.61%) Xamarin.iOS
14 5 (4.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) User Experience
2 11 (10.28%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.74%) Linked Data
5 3 (2.80%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.87%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.87%) iPhone
6 2 (1.87%) Life Science
6 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Social Media
6 2 (1.87%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.93%) BYOD
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) DataPower
7 1 (0.93%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.99%) Android
2 40 (37.38%) Apple iOS
3 12 (11.21%) Windows
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.80%) zOS
5 2 (1.87%) Linux
5 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.93%) Unix
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.04%) Mobile Application Development
3 23 (21.50%) TDD
4 22 (20.56%) Android Development
5 19 (17.76%) iOS Development
6 18 (16.82%) Scrum
7 17 (15.89%) Mobile Development
8 15 (14.02%) Front End Development
9 14 (13.08%) BDD
10 12 (11.21%) Analytics
10 12 (11.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (9.35%) Web Design
12 9 (8.41%) Data Analytics
12 9 (8.41%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.41%) MVC
12 9 (8.41%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.48%) Wireframes
14 7 (6.54%) Kanban
15 6 (5.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.97%) JavaScript
2 21 (19.63%) SQL
3 19 (17.76%) C#
4 18 (16.82%) Apple Swift
4 18 (16.82%) Java
5 9 (8.41%) Objective-C
5 9 (8.41%) PHP
6 3 (2.80%) ES6
7 2 (1.87%) Perl
7 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (0.93%) Degree
1 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (1.87%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Xamarin
2 16 (14.95%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) Google
4 5 (4.67%) Adobe
4 5 (4.67%) Apple
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.87%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.87%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.93%) hybris
7 1 (0.93%) Kony
7 1 (0.93%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) Tableau
7 1 (0.93%) Telerik
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter
7 1 (0.93%) VMware
7 1 (0.93%) Yahoo!
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Posted: 3 days ago
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