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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 180 184 204
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 17 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 10
Average daily rate
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£463 £431 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.53%
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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
4333 4563 5651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.42% 77.35% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3384 4203
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (71.43%) XML
4 22 (62.86%) TDD
5 20 (57.14%) Java
5 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 19 (54.29%) JSON
6 19 (54.29%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (42.86%) Web Development
7 15 (42.86%) Ajax
7 15 (42.86%) Linux
8 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 14 (40.00%) Spring
8 14 (40.00%) Open Source
9 13 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
9 13 (37.14%) DB2
9 13 (37.14%) XSD
9 13 (37.14%) XSL
9 13 (37.14%) J2EE
9 13 (37.14%) Oracle
9 13 (37.14%) Web Services
9 13 (37.14%) UNIX
9 13 (37.14%) Relational Database
10 11 (31.43%) Objective-C
10 11 (31.43%) Apple iOS
11 10 (28.57%) DevOps
11 10 (28.57%) Scrum
11 10 (28.57%) iOS Development
12 9 (25.71%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (5.71%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (37.14%) DB2
2 13 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (37.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (17.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) SonarQube
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Xcode
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.00%) iOS Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior iOS Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Programme Director
9 1 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) XML
2 19 (54.29%) JSON
3 15 (42.86%) Ajax
4 14 (40.00%) Spring
5 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
5 13 (37.14%) XSD
5 13 (37.14%) XSL
5 13 (37.14%) J2EE
5 13 (37.14%) Web Services
6 9 (25.71%) HTML
7 7 (20.00%) CSS
8 6 (17.14%) SOAP
9 5 (14.29%) HTML5
10 4 (11.43%) REST
10 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
10 4 (11.43%) Scalatra
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
11 3 (8.57%) jQuery
12 2 (5.71%) Django
12 2 (5.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Tandem
4 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) UNIX
3 11 (31.43%) Apple iOS
4 7 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) TDD
3 19 (54.29%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (42.86%) Web Development
5 14 (40.00%) Open Source
6 10 (28.57%) Scrum
6 10 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 10 (28.57%) DevOps
7 8 (22.86%) OO
8 7 (20.00%) Project Management
8 7 (20.00%) Mobile Development
9 6 (17.14%) Android Development
10 4 (11.43%) BDD
10 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
11 3 (8.57%) SDLC
11 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Content Management
11 3 (8.57%) MVC
11 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
1 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) Objective-C
3 5 (14.29%) Apple Swift
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Groovy
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) Clojure
7 1 (2.86%) Go
7 1 (2.86%) BrightScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Coverity
2 3 (8.57%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) Pega
3 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) hybris
4 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.86%) Roku