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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application
Rank 25 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 10 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.24% 11.07% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.54% 33.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 0
Average daily rate £369 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £38.35 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-15.25% +32.24%
Mobile App
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
57 80 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.84% 32.79% 34.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 24
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.96 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £16.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Mobile App Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) jQuery
2 9 (42.86%) Android
2 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) Local Government
5 6 (28.57%) CSS3
5 6 (28.57%) HTML5
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) Validation
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) iOS Development
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (19.05%) Android Development
7 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (19.05%) VB
7 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (19.05%) J2EE
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (14.29%) GeoServer
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
1 2 (9.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (9.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SSL
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Skype
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) GIS
2 3 (14.29%) QGIS
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) Redis
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) Hudson
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (14.29%) GIS Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) ASP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) jQuery
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) CSS3
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
4 4 (19.05%) J2EE
4 4 (19.05%) JSON
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) WPF
4 4 (19.05%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) Spring
6 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Telematics
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Contactless
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Android
2 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) iOS Development
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Validation
4 4 (19.05%) Android Development
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 4 (19.05%) VB
4 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
4 4 (19.05%) XAML
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) ATG
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) hybris