Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 November 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 West
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 181 187
Rank change year-on-year -25 +6 +19
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 15 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 15
South West median daily rate £425 £363 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +15.08% -1.56%
10th Percentile £290 £298 £305
90th Percentile £518 £429 £485
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% -21.43% +46.66%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,381 4,646 4,719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.86% 83.46% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,386 2,935 3,156
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £554 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 189 281
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.61%
10th Percentile £15.23 £11.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.08 £50.70 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.39% +4.55%

Mobile Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Development in the South West

Mobile 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 Development in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Development in the South West

Mobile Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Development in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Development in the South West

Mobile 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 Development within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Devon +4 4 £388 - 3
Bristol -8 4 £413 +10.00% 8
Wiltshire -22 4 £469 +25.00% 1
Dorset -1 1 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire -15 1 - -
Mobile Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West region with a requirement for Mobile Development.

1 7 (46.67%) Android
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) React
4 4 (26.67%) Android Development
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) User Experience
4 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
5 3 (20.00%) React Native
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) Sass
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) B2C
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Single Sign-On

Mobile 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 1 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Firebase
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Android Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Developer
2 4 (26.67%) React Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Android Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) React
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) React Native
2 3 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) Dagger
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) Redux
3 2 (13.33%) Sass
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) Retrofit
4 1 (6.67%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Android Development
2 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) B2C
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) ES6
4 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Facebook
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Zend