Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 304 317
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -18
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 73 58 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 31
South East median daily rate £420 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £325 £335 £288
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
England median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.45% +5.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +63.64% -21.43% +58.26%

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 13,960 13,714 14,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.89% 84.27% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,398 8,170 8,920
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £279 £258 £255
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 469 567
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -0.73%
10th Percentile £11.21 £11.25 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.13 £50.03 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 +14 34 £415 +0.61% 17
Surrey -4 28 £425 +1.49% 16
Berkshire +4 15 £420 +1.20% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 10 £450 +16.13% 5
Oxfordshire +13 9 £350 -15.66% 8
East Sussex 0 6 £400 +39.13% 4
Hampshire -16 3 £425 -29.75% 4
West Sussex -4 2 - - 3
Mobile Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 42 (57.53%) Android
2 36 (49.32%) Apple iOS
2 36 (49.32%) Mobile App
3 35 (47.95%) Android Development
4 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (45.21%) JavaScript
6 32 (43.84%) iOS Development
7 24 (32.88%) React
8 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
9 20 (27.40%) Objective-C
9 20 (27.40%) Scrum
10 19 (26.03%) TDD
10 19 (26.03%) Java
11 17 (23.29%) Node.js
12 16 (21.92%) AngularJS
13 15 (20.55%) CSS
14 14 (19.18%) HTML
15 13 (17.81%) RESTful
15 13 (17.81%) jQuery
15 13 (17.81%) User Experience
16 12 (16.44%) REST
16 12 (16.44%) Subversion
17 11 (15.07%) Front End Development
18 10 (13.70%) Apple Swift
18 10 (13.70%) Vue.js
18 10 (13.70%) Apache Cordova
18 10 (13.70%) Finance
19 9 (12.33%) Pair Programming
19 9 (12.33%) Xamarin
19 9 (12.33%) Ionic Framework

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 7 (9.59%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) WordPress
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) Drupal
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.37%) Google Play
2 1 (1.37%) NuGet
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) 3G
1 1 (1.37%) 4G
1 1 (1.37%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.37%) SSH
1 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.37%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) MySQL
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.44%) Subversion
3 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.59%) Android Studio
4 7 (9.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (9.59%) Hudson
4 7 (9.59%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.22%) Jasmine
5 6 (8.22%) Mocha
5 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.74%) JIRA
7 2 (2.74%) Xcode
8 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.37%) git-flow
8 1 (1.37%) Gradle
8 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.37%) Trac
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Automotive
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (90.41%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) Mobile Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Android Developer
4 12 (16.44%) iOS Developer
5 11 (15.07%) React Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Applications Developer
6 8 (10.96%) iOS Android Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Web Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (9.59%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Angular Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Cordova Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Xamarin Developer
9 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.48%) UI Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) UX Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.88%) React
2 17 (23.29%) Node.js
3 16 (21.92%) AngularJS
4 15 (20.55%) CSS
5 14 (19.18%) HTML
6 13 (17.81%) jQuery
6 13 (17.81%) RESTful
7 12 (16.44%) REST
8 10 (13.70%) Apache Cordova
8 10 (13.70%) Vue.js
9 9 (12.33%) Ionic Framework
10 8 (10.96%) HTML5
10 8 (10.96%) Sass
10 8 (10.96%) Web Services
11 7 (9.59%) Backbone.js
11 7 (9.59%) React Native
11 7 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (8.22%) Jest
13 5 (6.85%) CSS3
13 5 (6.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (49.32%) Mobile App
2 13 (17.81%) User Experience
3 8 (10.96%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Animation
5 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.37%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.37%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 42 (57.53%) Android
2 36 (49.32%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.96%) Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Android Development
2 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (43.84%) iOS Development
4 20 (27.40%) Scrum
5 19 (26.03%) TDD
6 11 (15.07%) Front End Development
7 9 (12.33%) Pair Programming
8 8 (10.96%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.96%) Web Development
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.59%) DevOps
10 6 (8.22%) Microservices
10 6 (8.22%) Multithreading
10 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.85%) Prototyping
12 4 (5.48%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
13 3 (4.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.40%) Objective-C
3 19 (26.03%) Java
4 10 (13.70%) Apple Swift
5 7 (9.59%) C#
5 7 (9.59%) Kotlin
6 6 (8.22%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.48%) ES6
8 3 (4.11%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) SQL
9 1 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe
3 1 (1.37%) Apple
3 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.37%) Google