The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 140 126 144
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.043% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.061% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £425 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +27.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.41%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2493 1634 2527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.96% 69.65% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1005 1501
Average daily rate £375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 62 151
Average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £18.28 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Mobile Application Development
England

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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Mobile Application Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Ext JS
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) LINQ
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) iPhone
6 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) Swing
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Ext JS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) Swing
6 1 (12.50%) DHTML
6 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
6 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Sass
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) XQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) DevExpress