Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Mobile Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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 App Development
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 186 234
Rank change year-on-year -12 +48 -15
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 15 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.36% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.44% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 6
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.85% +6.76%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £409
90th Percentile £525 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £55.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £35.24

Mobile Application Development is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,874 4,749 6,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.65% 82.01% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,072 2,918 3,926
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 198 185
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.74 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.45 £52.65 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Mobile Application Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Application Development in the North West

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Application Development in the North West

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Application Development in the North West

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Application Development in the North West

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 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 -25 7 £438 -6.67% 9
Cumbria - 5 - - 2
Cheshire -9 3 £400 - 4
Mobile Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 15 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) Web Application Development
5 7 (46.67%) User Experience
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Android
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) Android Development
6 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (33.33%) OpenLayers
7 5 (33.33%) Mapbox
7 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (33.33%) PhoneGap
7 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Windows

Mobile Application Development
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 5 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) GIS
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Grunt
2 2 (13.33%) gulp
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) webpack
3 1 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) GIS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) GIS Manager
3 3 (20.00%) GIS Web Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Manager
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (33.33%) OpenLayers
6 5 (33.33%) PhoneGap
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Leaflet
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) Android SDK
8 2 (13.33%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (13.33%) CSS3
8 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
8 2 (13.33%) iOS SDK
8 2 (13.33%) JSON
8 2 (13.33%) RESTful
8 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (46.67%) User Experience
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Android
2 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Web Application Development
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Android Development
3 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Business Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) QMS
7 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) Postgraduate
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) ESRI
1 5 (33.33%) Mapbox
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Saba
3 2 (13.33%) DevExpress
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter