Period
to 24 September 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 24 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 Development
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 181 165
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 +17
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 29 29 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 0.50% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.61% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 49
North West median daily rate £381 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.61% -8.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £294 £236 £313
90th Percentile £462 £475 £490
England median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.45% +5.41% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +63.64% -21.43% +58.26%

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 4,921 4,716 6,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.59% 82.05% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,102 2,900 3,900
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 195 185
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.73 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.30 £52.80 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.25% +1.34% +4.99%

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 24 September 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 24 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 -18 18 £400 +23.08% 22
Cheshire -12 7 £338 -25.00% 6
Merseyside +22 3 £363 +11.54% 4
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Mobile Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 17 (58.62%) Android
2 14 (48.28%) Android Development
3 12 (41.38%) Apple iOS
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) iOS Development
4 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
5 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (27.59%) OO
5 8 (27.59%) Objective-C
6 7 (24.14%) RESTful
6 7 (24.14%) Android SDK
6 7 (24.14%) Apple Swift
7 6 (20.69%) User Experience
7 6 (20.69%) React Native
7 6 (20.69%) JSON
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) C#
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
9 4 (13.79%) CSS
9 4 (13.79%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) Xamarin
9 4 (13.79%) Node.js
9 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
10 3 (10.34%) HTML5
10 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.34%) Microservices
10 3 (10.34%) React
10 3 (10.34%) AngularJS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Xcode
2 1 (3.45%) Android Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.45%) Plastic SCM
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Android Developer
3 9 (31.03%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) React Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Android SDK
1 7 (24.14%) RESTful
2 6 (20.69%) JSON
2 6 (20.69%) React Native
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
3 4 (13.79%) Node.js
4 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 3 (10.34%) React
4 3 (10.34%) Redux
4 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (6.90%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.69%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Android
2 12 (41.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Android Development
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) iOS Development
3 8 (27.59%) OO
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Microservices
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.90%) Push Notifications
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) DSDM
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) OOD
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) Objective-C
3 7 (24.14%) Apple Swift
4 5 (17.24%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Xamarin
2 2 (6.90%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) Twitter
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Kony
3 1 (3.45%) Perforce