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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Application
England / North West
Rank 83 100 106
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6  
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 54 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.11% 1.55% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.60% 4.79% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 27
Median daily rate £419 £334 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.46% -16.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £244 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £26.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year +40.95% -22.79%  

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 818 1232 1034
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.95% 32.28% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 733 551
Median daily rate £375 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -0.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 56 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £22.54 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.79% +28.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.56 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £47.39 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +47 43 £425 +28.78% 35
Cheshire -1 6 £338 -3.57% 10
Merseyside +2 4 £210 -26.95% 5
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (46.85%) JavaScript
2 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.64%) Android
3 41 (36.94%) Mobile Application Development
4 35 (31.53%) CSS
5 33 (29.73%) Apple iOS
6 32 (28.83%) HTML
6 32 (28.83%) React
7 27 (24.32%) TDD
8 26 (23.42%) C#
9 24 (21.62%) .NET
9 24 (21.62%) NoSQL
9 24 (21.62%) Front End Development
10 22 (19.82%) AngularJS
10 22 (19.82%) Android Development
11 21 (18.92%) Xamarin
12 20 (18.02%) BDD
12 20 (18.02%) Java
13 18 (16.22%) Apache Cordova
14 17 (15.32%) Umbraco
15 16 (14.41%) iOS Development
15 16 (14.41%) User Experience
15 16 (14.41%) Apple Swift
16 15 (13.51%) Windows
16 15 (13.51%) HTML5
16 15 (13.51%) Node.js
17 14 (12.61%) Games
18 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (11.71%) Git (software)
18 13 (11.71%) Mobile Development

Mobile App
Top Related 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 17 (15.32%) Umbraco
2 7 (6.31%) CMS
3 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.80%) WordPress
4 1 (0.90%) Apache
4 1 (0.90%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.90%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.90%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) TestFlight
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.90%) G Suite
4 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.80%) DHCP
2 2 (1.80%) DNS
2 2 (1.80%) NFC
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.90%) SSL
3 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.62%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.50%) MySQL
4 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.60%) Blockchain
5 4 (3.60%) SQLite
6 3 (2.70%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.90%) DB2
8 1 (0.90%) Power BI
8 1 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.90%) QlikView
8 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.31%) Xcode
3 5 (4.50%) Grunt
3 5 (4.50%) gulp
3 5 (4.50%) Jasmine
3 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.50%) Mocha
4 4 (3.60%) Android Studio
4 4 (3.60%) CocoaPods
4 4 (3.60%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.70%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.90%) JIRA
7 1 (0.90%) jMock
7 1 (0.90%) JUnit
7 1 (0.90%) Mockito
7 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 14 (12.61%) Games
2 10 (9.01%) Finance
3 6 (5.41%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Local Government
5 1 (0.90%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 63 (56.76%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Xamarin Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Android Developer
4 16 (14.41%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (14.41%) C# Developer
5 13 (11.71%) iOS Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Applications Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Mobile Developer
7 11 (9.91%) NoSQL Developer
8 10 (9.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 8 (7.21%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Consultant
10 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Project Manager
11 6 (5.41%) Architect
12 5 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (4.50%) Java Applications Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.53%) CSS
2 32 (28.83%) HTML
2 32 (28.83%) React
3 24 (21.62%) .NET
4 22 (19.82%) AngularJS
5 18 (16.22%) Apache Cordova
6 15 (13.51%) HTML5
6 15 (13.51%) Node.js
7 12 (10.81%) .NET Framework
8 9 (8.11%) React Native
9 8 (7.21%) WebGL
10 7 (6.31%) CSS3
10 7 (6.31%) Pixi.js
11 6 (5.41%) Ionic Framework
11 6 (5.41%) REST
11 6 (5.41%) Web Services
12 4 (3.60%) Backbone.js
12 4 (3.60%) Cocoa
12 4 (3.60%) J2EE
12 4 (3.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) User Experience
2 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.50%) iPhone
4 4 (3.60%) Mobile Games
4 4 (3.60%) Social Media
5 3 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.80%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.80%) IPTV
6 2 (1.80%) MHEG
7 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.90%) BYOD
7 1 (0.90%) Clustering
7 1 (0.90%) DataPower
7 1 (0.90%) Derivative
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) New Media
7 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.64%) Android
2 33 (29.73%) Apple iOS
3 15 (13.51%) Windows
4 4 (3.60%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.60%) zOS
5 2 (1.80%) Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.94%) Mobile Application Development
3 27 (24.32%) TDD
4 24 (21.62%) Front End Development
5 22 (19.82%) Android Development
6 20 (18.02%) BDD
7 16 (14.41%) iOS Development
8 13 (11.71%) Mobile Development
8 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (9.91%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.01%) Scrum
11 9 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (6.31%) Project Management
12 7 (6.31%) Web Design
13 6 (5.41%) Analytics
13 6 (5.41%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.41%) OO
14 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.50%) OOP
14 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.85%) JavaScript
2 26 (23.42%) C#
3 20 (18.02%) Java
4 16 (14.41%) Apple Swift
5 12 (10.81%) Objective-C
6 9 (8.11%) ES6
7 8 (7.21%) PHP
8 7 (6.31%) SQL
9 3 (2.70%) Ruby
10 2 (1.80%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.80%) C++
10 2 (1.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (2.70%) SCCM
2 2 (1.80%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Xamarin
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Google
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle
4 3 (2.70%) Apple
5 2 (1.80%) Apigee
5 2 (1.80%) IBM
5 2 (1.80%) OpenTV
5 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.90%) Adobe
6 1 (0.90%) AppSense
6 1 (0.90%) DocuSign
6 1 (0.90%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.90%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.90%) Kony
6 1 (0.90%) Sybase
6 1 (0.90%) Tableau
6 1 (0.90%) Twitter
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.90%) Yahoo!
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