The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 78 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.17% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.75 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+13.28% +78.39%
Mobile Application Development
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
925 837 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.38% 71.78% 67.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 404 322
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% -26.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £4.65 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mobile Application Development
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript