The first table below looks at the demand for PhoneGap 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 PhoneGap over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhoneGap
Rank 197 189 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing PhoneGap 7 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.25% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
Average daily rate £401 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
819 784 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.16% 12.49% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 618 487
Average daily rate £425 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +52.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
PhoneGap
London

PhoneGap
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PhoneGap across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

PhoneGap Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PhoneGap
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 PhoneGap across the City of London region.

PhoneGap Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PhoneGap
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PhoneGap across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

PhoneGap Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PhoneGap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PhoneGap 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 PhoneGap.

1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) HTML5
4 10 (66.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) Android
6 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (33.33%) Node.js
7 5 (33.33%) CSS3
7 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
7 5 (33.33%) Objective-C
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) PHP
8 4 (26.67%) JSON
8 4 (26.67%) Ruby
8 4 (26.67%) Sass
8 4 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (26.67%) REST
8 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
9 3 (20.00%) Underscore.js
9 3 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Banking
9 3 (20.00%) Subversion
9 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (20.00%) Scrum
9 3 (20.00%) MVC
10 2 (13.33%) Legal

PhoneGap
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PhoneGap 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 PhoneGap. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Firebug
2 2 (13.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Xcode
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Prototyper
5 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) HTML5
3 10 (66.67%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
7 4 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (26.67%) Sass
7 4 (26.67%) REST
7 4 (26.67%) JSON
8 3 (20.00%) Underscore.js
9 2 (13.33%) LESS
9 2 (13.33%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (13.33%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (13.33%) Ajax
9 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (13.33%) iOS SDK
9 2 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) New Media
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Android
2 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) MVC
1 3 (20.00%) Scrum
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) B2C
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Appcelerator
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft