Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Mobile Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Development over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 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 Development
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 305 277
Rank change year-on-year +9 -28 +12
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 85 62 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.53% 0.37% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.44% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 13
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £336 £206 £290
90th Percentile £488 £532 £465
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £100.00

Mobile Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,959 14,088 12,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.24% 84.62% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,414 8,457 7,514
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 435 539
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.55 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -2.04% +6.52%

Mobile Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mobile Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Development in the South East

Mobile 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 Development in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Development in the South East

Mobile Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Development in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Development in the South East

Mobile 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 Development in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Development in the South East

Mobile 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 Development within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +43 49 £425 +21.43% 9
Buckinghamshire +48 27 £425 - 3
Berkshire -11 18 £420 +20.00% 1
Surrey 0 17 £413 +3.13% 12
East Sussex -11 9 - - 2
Hampshire -27 6 £425 +35.46% 6
Oxfordshire - 4 £463 - 5
West Sussex -7 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Mobile Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Mobile Development.

1 52 (61.18%) Android
2 45 (52.94%) Mobile App
3 36 (42.35%) Android Development
4 34 (40.00%) TDD
5 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (35.29%) Apple iOS
7 25 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 21 (24.71%) C#
9 20 (23.53%) Java
9 20 (23.53%) REST
10 19 (22.35%) C++
11 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
11 16 (18.82%) Google
11 16 (18.82%) Xamarin
11 16 (18.82%) iOS Development
11 16 (18.82%) Google Play
12 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (17.65%) JSON
12 15 (17.65%) .NET
12 15 (17.65%) Apple
13 14 (16.47%) Subversion
13 14 (16.47%) RESTful
14 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
14 13 (15.29%) GitHub
14 13 (15.29%) Scrum
14 13 (15.29%) Web Services
15 12 (14.12%) Visual Studio
15 12 (14.12%) OO
15 12 (14.12%) Multithreading
15 12 (14.12%) User Experience

Mobile 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 4 (4.71%) Confluence
2 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) Google Play
2 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (15.29%) GitHub
4 10 (11.76%) NuGet
5 4 (4.71%) PaaS
6 3 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.53%) Serverless
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Big Data
2 3 (3.53%) BigQuery
3 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Subversion
2 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
3 12 (14.12%) Visual Studio
4 10 (11.76%) JIRA
4 10 (11.76%) Trac
5 7 (8.24%) Eclipse
5 7 (8.24%) GitLab
6 4 (4.71%) Android Studio
6 4 (4.71%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.71%) Jasmine
6 4 (4.71%) Mocha
7 3 (3.53%) CircleCI
7 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.35%) Gradle
8 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (11.76%) Publishing
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Automotive
3 2 (2.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (92.94%) Developer
2 32 (37.65%) Android Developer
3 22 (25.88%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Xamarin Developer
5 11 (12.94%) iOS Developer
6 9 (10.59%) React Developer
7 8 (9.41%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.71%) Java Android Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Java Mobile Developer
10 4 (4.71%) JavaScript Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) UI Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) UX Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Web Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Angular Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Azure Developer
12 2 (2.35%) C/C++ Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Kernel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) REST
2 15 (17.65%) .NET
2 15 (17.65%) JSON
3 14 (16.47%) RESTful
4 13 (15.29%) Web Services
5 12 (14.12%) React
6 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET
6 11 (12.94%) CSS
6 11 (12.94%) HTML
6 11 (12.94%) XML
7 8 (9.41%) .NET Core
7 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
7 8 (9.41%) Node.js
8 7 (8.24%) Android SDK
8 7 (8.24%) OpenGL
9 5 (5.88%) React Native
10 4 (4.71%) Jest
10 4 (4.71%) SOAP
10 4 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (52.94%) Mobile App
2 12 (14.12%) User Experience
3 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Animation
4 1 (1.18%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.18%) Android
2 30 (35.29%) Apple iOS
3 11 (12.94%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Android Development
2 34 (40.00%) TDD
3 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.82%) iOS Development
4 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.29%) Scrum
6 12 (14.12%) Multithreading
6 12 (14.12%) OO
7 10 (11.76%) API Design
7 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 10 (11.76%) Cross-Platform Development
7 10 (11.76%) DevOps
7 10 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (11.76%) OOD
8 8 (9.41%) Asynchronous Programming
9 7 (8.24%) Front End Development
9 7 (8.24%) Memory Management
9 7 (8.24%) Microservices
10 6 (7.06%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (5.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 21 (24.71%) C#
3 20 (23.53%) Java
4 19 (22.35%) C++
5 10 (11.76%) Apple Swift
6 8 (9.41%) Kotlin
6 8 (9.41%) SQL
6 8 (9.41%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.71%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.53%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.35%) C
9 2 (2.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (8.24%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Kibana
1 3 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Google
1 16 (18.82%) Xamarin
2 15 (17.65%) Apple
3 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Samsung
5 1 (1.18%) Atlassian