The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 148 128
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 10 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.29% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.31% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 12
Median daily rate £313 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -3.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £323 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £410 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +12.28% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2771 3574 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.84% 94.80% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5294 7967 7165
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £256 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 401 618
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Mobile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Developer in the North West

Mobile Developer
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 Developer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Developer in the North West

Mobile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Developer in the North West

Mobile Developer
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 Developer in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Developer in the North West

Mobile Developer
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 Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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 +10 7 £258 -31.33% 3
Cheshire - 2 £388 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 - 1
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Mobile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Mobile Developer in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Android
1 13 (76.47%) Mobile App
2 11 (64.71%) Android Development
3 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
4 9 (52.94%) iOS Development
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) Mobile Development
7 6 (35.29%) Apple Swift
7 6 (35.29%) Objective-C
8 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 4 (23.53%) TDD
9 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (17.65%) HTML5 Canvas
10 3 (17.65%) Pixi.js
10 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
10 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 3 (17.65%) PHP
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 3 (17.65%) WebGL
10 3 (17.65%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (17.65%) PhoneGap
10 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
10 3 (17.65%) GitHub
10 3 (17.65%) Mocha
11 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
11 2 (11.76%) High Availability
11 2 (11.76%) Google Maps API
11 2 (11.76%) HTML
11 2 (11.76%) Java
11 2 (11.76%) Google

Mobile Developer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
2 3 (17.65%) Mocha
3 2 (11.76%) Xcode
4 1 (5.88%) Babel
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5 Canvas
1 3 (17.65%) PhoneGap
1 3 (17.65%) Pixi.js
1 3 (17.65%) WebGL
2 2 (11.76%) Google Maps API
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) Cocoa
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) React
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Android
2 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Android Development
2 9 (52.94%) iOS Development
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Mobile Development
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) High Availability
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Kanban
8 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (5.88%) MVC
8 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Apple Swift
1 6 (35.29%) Objective-C
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) ES6
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Google
1 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
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