Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Mobile Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Development over the 6 months to 16 December 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 Development
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 186 166
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20 +25
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 34 23 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.41% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.49% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 46
North West median daily rate £363 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £294 £293 £178
90th Percentile £442 £461 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% -21.43% +46.66%

Mobile 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 4,946 4,673 5,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.89% 82.58% 85.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 3,014 3,562
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £571
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 207 167
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £27.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.93% +12.50% -17.24%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.67 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.55 £53.20
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

Mobile Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Development in the North West

Mobile 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 Development in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Development in the North West

Mobile Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Development in the North West over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Development in the North West

Mobile 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 Development in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Development in the North West

Mobile 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 Development within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 -6 20 £400 +6.67% 15
Cheshire +5 11 £350 -13.85% 7
Merseyside -4 3 £363 +11.54% 5
Mobile Development
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile 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 Development.

1 22 (64.71%) Android
2 18 (52.94%) Android Development
3 17 (50.00%) Java
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) JSON
6 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 11 (32.35%) Android SDK
7 10 (29.41%) Kotlin
7 10 (29.41%) Scrum
8 9 (26.47%) REST
8 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
9 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
9 8 (23.53%) HTML
9 8 (23.53%) CSS
10 7 (20.59%) XML
10 7 (20.59%) OO
10 7 (20.59%) MVC
10 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Objective-C
11 6 (17.65%) TDD
11 6 (17.65%) OOD
11 6 (17.65%) SOAP
11 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
11 6 (17.65%) React Native
11 6 (17.65%) Android Studio
11 6 (17.65%) User Experience
12 5 (14.71%) iOS Development
12 5 (14.71%) RESTful
12 5 (14.71%) Web Services

Mobile 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 3 (8.82%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maya
1 1 (2.94%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) QlikView
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Android Studio
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (14.71%) JUnit
3 5 (14.71%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) Xcode
5 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.88%) Plastic SCM
5 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.94%) Gradle
General
1 3 (8.82%) Banking
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Android Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (14.71%) iOS Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) React Developer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Azure Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (2.94%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) JSON
2 11 (32.35%) Android SDK
3 9 (26.47%) REST
4 8 (23.53%) CSS
4 8 (23.53%) HTML
5 7 (20.59%) XML
6 6 (17.65%) React Native
6 6 (17.65%) SOAP
7 5 (14.71%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) RESTful
7 5 (14.71%) Web Services
8 4 (11.76%) Node.js
9 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.82%) J2EE
9 3 (8.82%) React
9 3 (8.82%) Redux
9 3 (8.82%) Struts
10 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.88%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.65%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) Animation
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Android
2 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Android Development
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) MVC
4 7 (20.59%) OO
4 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
5 6 (17.65%) OOD
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) iOS Development
6 5 (14.71%) SOA
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
9 2 (5.88%) DSDM
9 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.88%) IT Strategy
9 2 (5.88%) Microservices
10 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 10 (29.41%) Kotlin
4 6 (17.65%) Objective-C
5 4 (11.76%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Kony
3 1 (2.94%) Perforce
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter