The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Mobile Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Development
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 263 252
Rank change year-on-year +36 -11  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 12 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.078% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.096% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 13
Median daily rate £400 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £340
% change year-on-year -8.53% +20.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -1.17%  

Mobile Application Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6343 7314 7622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.05% 81.98% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 4473 4397
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 272 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Application Development in the South East

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Application Development in the South East

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Application Development in the South East

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Application Development in the South East

Mobile Application Development
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +7 6 £400 +11.11%
Berkshire - 3 £400 - 4
Hampshire - 2 £275 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 3
Mobile Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development 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 South East region with a requirement for Mobile Application Development.

1 21 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (52.38%) Android
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) REST
4 9 (42.86%) Android Development
4 9 (42.86%) Xamarin
5 8 (38.10%) iOS Development
5 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) Web Services
5 8 (38.10%) XAML
5 8 (38.10%) Scrum
6 7 (33.33%) HTML
6 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (33.33%) NUnit
6 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (33.33%) React
6 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (33.33%) HTML5
6 7 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (28.57%) CSS3
7 6 (28.57%) PhoneGap
7 6 (28.57%) React Native
7 6 (28.57%) JSON
7 6 (28.57%) RESTful
7 6 (28.57%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) Marketing

Mobile Application Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Extranet
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Applications Developer
3 11 (52.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 11 (52.38%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (38.10%) Xamarin Developer
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (14.29%) HTML Developer
6 3 (14.29%) PhoneGap Developer
7 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile UI Designer
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile UX Designer
8 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Web Business Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) REST
2 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) HTML5
3 7 (33.33%) React
4 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) CSS3
4 6 (28.57%) JSON
4 6 (28.57%) PhoneGap
4 6 (28.57%) React Native
4 6 (28.57%) RESTful
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) WinForms
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Android
2 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Android Development
3 8 (38.10%) iOS Development
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Email Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) XAML
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Xamarin
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) SAP