The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 2 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.67% 6.15% 9.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.13% 21.82% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 20
Median daily rate £290 £369 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.35% +1.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £364 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £374 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £27.50 £34.20
% change year-on-year +50.90% -19.59%  

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 Chester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 39 55 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 32.50% 28.21% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 49
Median daily rate £350 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £16.84 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £32.50 £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile App in Chester

Mobile App
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile App in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Chester region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) MvvmCross
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Mobile App
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (25.00%) MvvmCross
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin