The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 25 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 13 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.10% 6.34% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.31% 18.57% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £355 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £395 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +64.10%
Mobile App
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
61 70 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.92% 34.15% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 56
Average daily rate £450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £185 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £523 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £31.80 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.72% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.70 £83.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Mobile App
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Mobile App Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Mobile App
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Mobile App Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Mobile App
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -1 11 £350 -3.44% 2
Canterbury - 2 £305 -
Mobile App
South East

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) OpenGL
3 10 (58.82%) JSON
3 10 (58.82%) REST
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 7 (41.18%) Memory Management
5 7 (41.18%) Mobile Development
6 6 (35.29%) Android Development
6 6 (35.29%) Android
7 4 (23.53%) iPhone
7 4 (23.53%) iPad
7 4 (23.53%) Games
7 4 (23.53%) Cocoa
7 4 (23.53%) Xcode
7 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
7 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
7 4 (23.53%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (17.65%) Android SDK
8 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 3 (17.65%) Game Development
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) SAP
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Xcode
2 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Android Developer
3 4 (23.53%) iOS Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) OpenGL
2 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 10 (58.82%) REST
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) Cocoa
4 4 (23.53%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (17.65%) Android SDK
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) OAuth
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
7 1 (5.88%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (5.88%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (5.88%) DHTML
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) iPhone
2 4 (23.53%) iPad
3 3 (17.65%) DTV
3 3 (17.65%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Memory Management
2 7 (41.18%) Mobile Development
3 6 (35.29%) Android Development
4 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (17.65%) Game Development
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP