The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills 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 Application Development over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 30 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.98% - 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% - 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -16.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.53%
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Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 141 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.29% 82.46% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 44 32
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.54 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Calabash
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Redis
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Mocha
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Apigee
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (66.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Mocha
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Calabash
1 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apigee