The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 18 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.68% 0.47% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.63% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£275 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -43.75%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.62% 27.10% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 25
Average daily rate £275 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.03 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £16.84 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £31.56 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Mobile App
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile App Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Mobile App
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile App across the Chester region.

Mobile App Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Mobile App also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile App.

1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
1 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) Sass
1 3 (50.00%) LESS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) SEO

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Mobile App also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile App. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
1 3 (50.00%) Sass
1 3 (50.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper