Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 162 216
Rank change year-on-year -38 +54 -13
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 19 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.55% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.66% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 12
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.79% -17.50%
10th Percentile £330 £331 £288
90th Percentile £519 £513 £444
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
North West median hourly rate £55.00 - £22.54
England median hourly rate £18.51 - £44.49

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 4,984 4,531 6,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.58% 82.95% 83.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,121 2,773 3,926
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 211 214
North West median hourly rate £21.64 £34.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.35% +4.62% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.43 £53.00 £49.93
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -29 13 £425 -8.11% 13
Cheshire -21 5 - - 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
Mobile Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 19 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) User Experience
3 9 (47.37%) Apple iOS
4 8 (42.11%) Android
4 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
4 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) Web Application Development
6 6 (31.58%) Android Development
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
8 4 (21.05%) Microservices
8 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
8 4 (21.05%) PhoneGap
8 4 (21.05%) Open Source
8 4 (21.05%) RESTful
8 4 (21.05%) Python
8 4 (21.05%) JSON

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
1 1 (5.26%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Grunt
2 2 (10.53%) gulp
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) webpack
3 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Android Developer
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) UX Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) JSON
5 4 (21.05%) PhoneGap
5 4 (21.05%) RESTful
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Electron Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) LESS
7 2 (10.53%) React
7 2 (10.53%) Redux
7 2 (10.53%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (47.37%) User Experience
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.26%) iPhone
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Apple iOS
2 8 (42.11%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Android Development
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) Web Application Development
4 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Microservices
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source Development
5 4 (21.05%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.53%) MVVM
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Apple Swift
7 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Xamarin
3 2 (10.53%) DevExpress
4 1 (5.26%) ESRI
4 1 (5.26%) Mapbox
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Saba
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter