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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 130 146 117
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.061% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.080% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
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£344 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.00
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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
2309 2515 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.93% 76.86% 69.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1594 953
Average daily rate £400 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 115 65
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 May 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £350 -
Somerset +12 2 £400 - 2
Bristol 0 1 £250 -23.07% 3
Devon - 1 £185 - 1
Mobile Application Development
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Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 11 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (54.55%) Android
3 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (45.45%) Android Development
4 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
4 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
6 2 (18.18%) Games
6 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (9.09%) OOP
7 1 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (9.09%) XHTML
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Android Developer
3 4 (36.36%) iOS Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Core Animation
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
2 1 (9.09%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Android
2 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Android Development
2 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) SAP