Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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 Development
England > South West
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 186 204
Rank change year-on-year +3 +18 +3
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 12 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 14
South West median daily rate £350 £320 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -0.78% -12.54%
10th Percentile £293 £305 £236
90th Percentile £418 £485 £486
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £23.87
% change year-on-year -21.43% +46.66% -35.06%

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 4503 4516 5267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.16% 80.33% 80.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2818 3058 3599
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £241 £256
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 279 260
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -12.10% +42.73%
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £49.00 £47.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% +10.45% +15.79%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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
Bristol -18 5 £375 +17.19%
Gloucestershire +16 2 £325 -3.70% 1
Wiltshire 0 2 £375 +15.38%
Devon - 2 £325 -
Dorset - 1 - - 2
Mobile Development
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile 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 Development.

1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 2 (16.67%) Android Development
4 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (16.67%) LESS
4 2 (16.67%) Xamarin
4 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 2 (16.67%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) LESS
3 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (8.33%) React Native
4 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Android Development
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Xamarin