The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mobile Application
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 13.51% 8.57% 2.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.33% 37.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +34.54% -19.11%  

Mobile App is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15 8 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 40.54% 22.86% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 2
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Mobile App as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile App in Bedford

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile App in Bedford

Mobile App
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) Calabash
2 10 (90.91%) API Testing
3 9 (81.82%) Appium
4 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 8 (72.73%) QA
4 8 (72.73%) SDET
5 7 (63.64%) Gherkin
5 7 (63.64%) Xamarin
6 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
6 6 (54.55%) BDD
6 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (45.45%) Android
7 5 (45.45%) JIRA
7 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
7 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
8 4 (36.36%) SQL
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 4 (36.36%) Java
8 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
8 4 (36.36%) Capybara
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (36.36%) Selenium
9 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (9.09%) Validation
9 1 (9.09%) ISEB
9 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical

Mobile App
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Calabash
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (81.82%) Appium
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Capybara
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Applications Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Test Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Web Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
1 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) API Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
1 8 (72.73%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Xamarin
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft