The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Development
Rank 493 486 458
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 109 105 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 67 50
Average daily rate £400 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.81% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £58.75 £30.20 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.53% +5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £30.20 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.75 £30.20 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £30.20 -
% change year-on-year
+106.95% -
Mobile Application Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in England

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mobile Application Development
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mobile Application Development
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 43 £519 +35.62% 28
South East +18 28 £325 -18.75% 12
North West -10 17 £328 -6.42% 11
South West +9 7 £325 +8.33% 5
West Midlands -9 5 £363 +31.81% 3
East Midlands -17 4 £465 +10.71% 5
East of England +2 2 £431 -15.85% 12
Yorkshire -16 2 £275 -21.42% 10
Mobile Application Development
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Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 96 (48.73%) Apple iOS
3 91 (46.19%) Android
4 76 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (35.53%) JavaScript
6 59 (29.95%) HTML
7 55 (27.92%) Java
8 47 (23.86%) CSS
9 45 (22.84%) iOS Development
10 40 (20.30%) Android Development
11 37 (18.78%) jQuery
12 36 (18.27%) Scrum
13 32 (16.24%) XML
14 31 (15.74%) HTML5
15 29 (14.72%) SQL
16 27 (13.71%) Web Services
17 25 (12.69%) Mobile Development
17 25 (12.69%) TDD
18 24 (12.18%) JSON
18 24 (12.18%) Git (software)
19 23 (11.68%) C#
20 22 (11.17%) .NET
20 22 (11.17%) OO
20 22 (11.17%) Web Development
20 22 (11.17%) CSS3
20 22 (11.17%) User Experience
21 20 (10.15%) Open Source
21 20 (10.15%) Objective-C
21 20 (10.15%) Windows
21 20 (10.15%) E-Commerce

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (6.60%) Node.js
2 12 (6.09%) CMS
3 5 (2.54%) IIS
3 5 (2.54%) JBoss
4 4 (2.03%) Apache
4 4 (2.03%) Drupal
5 3 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.52%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.52%) WordPress
6 2 (1.02%) Confluence
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.03%) GitHub
3 2 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) Internet
2 7 (3.55%) HTTP
3 6 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.52%) MQTT
4 3 (1.52%) PPP
4 3 (1.52%) PPTP
5 2 (1.02%) Firewall
6 1 (0.51%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.51%) Skype
6 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.09%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.05%) Redis
6 5 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.03%) MySQL
7 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.52%) DB2
8 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.51%) MS Access
9 1 (0.51%) SQLite
9 1 (0.51%) UniData
Development Applications
1 24 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.11%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.60%) Subversion
4 11 (5.58%) Visual Studio
5 10 (5.08%) Calabash
6 8 (4.06%) Xcode
7 7 (3.55%) Appium
7 7 (3.55%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.55%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.05%) JIRA
9 5 (2.54%) Ant
9 5 (2.54%) Maven
9 5 (2.54%) Selenium
10 4 (2.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (2.03%) Gradle
10 4 (2.03%) Hudson
11 3 (1.52%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.52%) JUnit
12 2 (1.02%) Mocha
12 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (8.12%) Marketing
2 13 (6.60%) Finance
3 12 (6.09%) Electronics
3 12 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.57%) Retail
5 8 (4.06%) Games
6 6 (3.05%) Legal
6 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.54%) Publishing
8 4 (2.03%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.52%) Spanish Language
10 2 (1.02%) Advertising
10 2 (1.02%) Automotive
10 2 (1.02%) French Language
10 2 (1.02%) German Language
10 2 (1.02%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 105 (53.30%) Developer
2 26 (13.20%) iOS Developer
3 25 (12.69%) Applications Developer
4 21 (10.66%) Mobile Developer
5 19 (9.64%) Android Developer
6 18 (9.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 17 (8.63%) Consultant
7 17 (8.63%) Project Manager
8 15 (7.61%) Senior Developer
9 13 (6.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (6.60%) QA Engineer
10 12 (6.09%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.58%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.08%) Architect
13 9 (4.57%) Android Engineer
13 9 (4.57%) Applications Manager
13 9 (4.57%) iOS Android Developer
13 9 (4.57%) Tester
14 8 (4.06%) Applications Engineer
14 8 (4.06%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (29.95%) HTML
2 47 (23.86%) CSS
3 37 (18.78%) jQuery
4 32 (16.24%) XML
5 31 (15.74%) HTML5
6 27 (13.71%) Web Services
7 24 (12.18%) JSON
8 22 (11.17%) .NET
8 22 (11.17%) CSS3
9 18 (9.14%) RESTful
10 17 (8.63%) PhoneGap
10 17 (8.63%) REST
11 16 (8.12%) AngularJS
12 12 (6.09%) Ajax
12 12 (6.09%) ASP.NET
13 10 (5.08%) Spring
14 9 (4.57%) Hibernate
14 9 (4.57%) OAuth
15 8 (4.06%) Apache Cordova
15 8 (4.06%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 197 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 22 (11.17%) User Experience
3 15 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.57%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.05%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.54%) Mashup
7 5 (2.54%) Social Media
8 4 (2.03%) iPad
9 3 (1.52%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.02%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.02%) Interactive TV
10 2 (1.02%) IPTV
10 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.02%) MHEG
10 2 (1.02%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.02%) STB
10 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 96 (48.73%) Apple iOS
2 91 (46.19%) Android
3 20 (10.15%) Windows
4 17 (8.63%) Linux
5 10 (5.08%) Unix
6 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.84%) iOS Development
3 40 (20.30%) Android Development
4 36 (18.27%) Scrum
5 25 (12.69%) Mobile Development
5 25 (12.69%) TDD
6 22 (11.17%) OO
6 22 (11.17%) Web Development
7 20 (10.15%) E-Commerce
7 20 (10.15%) Open Source
8 19 (9.64%) Front End Development
9 17 (8.63%) BDD
10 15 (7.61%) Automated Testing
10 15 (7.61%) Regression Testing
10 15 (7.61%) Software Engineering
11 14 (7.11%) Service Delivery
12 13 (6.60%) Black-Box Testing
12 13 (6.60%) Software Testing
13 12 (6.09%) Content Management
13 12 (6.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (35.53%) JavaScript
2 55 (27.92%) Java
3 29 (14.72%) SQL
4 23 (11.68%) C#
5 20 (10.15%) Objective-C
6 12 (6.09%) C++
6 12 (6.09%) PHP
7 7 (3.55%) Apple Swift
8 5 (2.54%) Apex Code
8 5 (2.54%) Ruby
9 4 (2.03%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.02%) Python
11 1 (0.51%) Go
11 1 (0.51%) Groovy
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (7.11%) Degree
2 4 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.63%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.55%) Firmware
2 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Ansible
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (5.58%) Oracle
2 10 (5.08%) Xamarin
3 9 (4.57%) Google
4 8 (4.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.55%) Adobe
6 6 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.05%) SAP
7 5 (2.54%) Apigee
7 5 (2.54%) Facebook
7 5 (2.54%) Sybase
7 5 (2.54%) Twitter
8 4 (2.03%) Appcelerator
8 4 (2.03%) Apple
8 4 (2.03%) IBM
8 4 (2.03%) Perforce
9 3 (1.52%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.52%) OpenText
9 3 (1.52%) Splunk
10 2 (1.02%) ION Trading
10 2 (1.02%) OpenTV
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