The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 135 141 106
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -35
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.032% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.043% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
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£350 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +16.66%
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%
Mobile Application Development
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2563 2309 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.69% 72.98% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1521 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Mobile Application Development
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 5 £350 - 1
Bristol -5 2 £350 - 4
Mobile Application Development
England

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 16 (80.00%) Android
3 13 (65.00%) Android Development
4 8 (40.00%) C++
5 7 (35.00%) OpenGL
5 7 (35.00%) Games
5 7 (35.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (30.00%) iOS Development
6 6 (30.00%) REST
6 6 (30.00%) JSON
6 6 (30.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) SAP
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) J2ME
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (25.00%) Marketing
7 5 (25.00%) DTV
7 5 (25.00%) Electronics
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (25.00%) Android SDK
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) JavaScript

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (35.00%) Games
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Electronics
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Android Developer
3 5 (25.00%) iOS Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Games Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) OpenGL
2 6 (30.00%) JSON
2 6 (30.00%) REST
3 5 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) J2ME
3 5 (25.00%) SOAP
3 5 (25.00%) Android SDK
4 3 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (15.00%) iOS SDK
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) SVG
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (5.00%) Dojo
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (25.00%) DTV
3 2 (10.00%) Handset
3 2 (10.00%) iPhone
3 2 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Android
2 7 (35.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.00%) webOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Android Development
2 6 (30.00%) iOS Development
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Graceful Degradation
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Web Usability
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP