The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 180 205 200
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 17 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 20
Average daily rate
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£431 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £230 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-10.53% -21.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4379 5511 5868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.28% 76.03% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 4118 4371
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the City of London region.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mobile Application Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the City of London region.

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mobile Application Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile Application Development.

1 23 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) Android
4 9 (39.13%) HTML5
5 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
5 8 (34.78%) REST
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) CSS3
7 6 (26.09%) Android Development
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) PHP
8 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 4 (17.39%) Internet
8 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
8 4 (17.39%) Ruby
8 4 (17.39%) Open Source
8 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
8 4 (17.39%) iOS SDK
8 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
9 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
9 3 (13.04%) Bower
9 3 (13.04%) GitHub
9 3 (13.04%) Grunt
9 3 (13.04%) User Experience Design

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mobile Application Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQLite
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Xcode
1 3 (13.04%) Grunt
1 3 (13.04%) Bower
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Games
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Android Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 8 (34.78%) REST
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) CSS3
5 6 (26.09%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
6 4 (17.39%) iOS SDK
7 3 (13.04%) OAuth
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
8 2 (8.70%) XML
8 2 (8.70%) .NET
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.70%) Sass
9 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
9 1 (4.35%) Xamarin.iOS
9 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
9 1 (4.35%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) iPhone
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
5 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.35%) Streaming Video
5 1 (4.35%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) Animation
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Android
2 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
2 6 (26.09%) Android Development
3 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) User Experience Design
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Game Development
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) PHP
2 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
2 4 (17.39%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix
1 1 (4.35%) Sencha
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