The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 197 203 206
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 6 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £221 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £384 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5448 6621 7375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.25% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3984 4809 5300
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 140 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £34.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mobile Developer
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 Developer across the City of London region.

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mobile Developer
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 Developer across the City of London region.

Mobile Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Android
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
4 10 (62.50%) Mobile App
5 9 (56.25%) CSS
6 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (50.00%) Android Development
6 8 (50.00%) iOS Development
7 5 (31.25%) Objective-C
7 5 (31.25%) REST
7 5 (31.25%) HTML5
7 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) JSON
8 4 (25.00%) Cocoa
8 4 (25.00%) PHP
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) iOS SDK
8 4 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (18.75%) UIKit
9 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 3 (18.75%) VoIP
9 3 (18.75%) SOAP
9 3 (18.75%) C++
9 3 (18.75%) MySQL
9 3 (18.75%) Legal
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) SQLite
9 3 (18.75%) PhoneGap

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) NFC
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 4 (25.00%) JSON
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) Cocoa
4 4 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (18.75%) UIKit
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) PhoneGap
6 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) Android SDK
7 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Android
2 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Android Development
1 8 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) Time Management
2 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Game Development
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Objective-C
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Motorola
1 1 (6.25%) Google
1 1 (6.25%) Sencha