Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 178 207
Rank change year-on-year -11 +29 -18
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 15 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.70% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 23
North West median daily rate £425 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +23.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £374 £291
90th Percentile £525 £575 £487
England median daily rate £438 £438 £400
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £22.54
England median hourly rate £18.51 £29.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year -36.74% -46.82% +55.59%

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 4,492 4,999 6,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.54% 84.23% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,894 3,255 4,119
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 169 288
North West median hourly rate £24.56 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.69% -15.38% +62.50%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £51.50 £50.24
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%

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 February 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 February 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 -5 8 £425 - 15
Cheshire -3 5 £190 -43.28% 3
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 - - 3
Mobile Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Android
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source Development
5 4 (26.67%) Android Development
5 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) Magento
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
6 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) Xamarin
6 3 (20.00%) User Experience

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 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) jMock
1 1 (6.67%) Mockito
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Magento Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Magento Developer
3 1 (6.67%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) RESTful
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) JAX-WS
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) SAML
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 4 (26.67%) Android Development
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source Development
3 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) MVVM
5 2 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Application Discovery
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle