The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 138 135
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.067% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.085% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £338 £603 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.98% +72.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £593 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £613 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £418 £331
% change year-on-year -10.17% +26.03%  
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2243 2364 2422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.91% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1565 1645
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 109
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Mobile Application Development
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Devon - 4 £405 -
Bristol -2 2 £325 -44.91% 1
Mobile Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Mobile Application Development.

1 9 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Xamarin
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (11.11%) Grunt
6 1 (11.11%) Android Development
6 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Node.js
6 1 (11.11%) Home Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design

Mobile Application Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Grunt
3 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Django
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Sass
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Xamarin
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP