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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 445 480 457
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 139 85 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 62 73
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£350 £394 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £549 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-10.53% -21.05%
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 +16 57 £419 +3.39% 25
South East +26 46 £285 -28.75% 6
West Midlands -4 11 £350 +118.75% 4
East Midlands - 10 £461 - 9
East of England -20 9 £530 +168.35% 6
Yorkshire +1 1 £475 +58.33% 3
North West -21 1 - - 8
South West -36 1 £350 +40.00% 3
North East - - - - 1
Mobile Application Development
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Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 81 (34.62%) HTML
3 77 (32.91%) TDD
3 77 (32.91%) REST
4 68 (29.06%) JSON
4 68 (29.06%) CSS
5 67 (28.63%) JavaScript
6 64 (27.35%) Apple iOS
7 63 (26.92%) SQL
8 61 (26.07%) XML
9 55 (23.50%) Java
9 55 (23.50%) Internet
10 52 (22.22%) Android
10 52 (22.22%) HTML5
11 48 (20.51%) OAuth
12 47 (20.09%) Google
12 47 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (19.66%) SOA
14 45 (19.23%) Facebook
15 44 (18.80%) Twitter
15 44 (18.80%) C#
16 43 (18.38%) jQuery
16 43 (18.38%) Use Case
17 42 (17.95%) iOS Development
18 41 (17.52%) Rapid Prototyping
19 40 (17.09%) CSS3
19 40 (17.09%) Scrum
20 39 (16.67%) .NET
21 32 (13.68%) Web Services
22 31 (13.25%) Spring

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (3.85%) CMS
2 8 (3.42%) IIS
3 7 (2.99%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.56%) Apache
4 6 (2.56%) Drupal
5 4 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.85%) WordPress
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.85%) Lync
7 2 (0.85%) Node.js
8 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (6.41%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.28%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.85%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.85%) InDesign
4 2 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.85%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.99%) GitHub
2 5 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (23.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) RFID
2 1 (0.43%) Wireless
2 1 (0.43%) NFC
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) VPN
2 1 (0.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.70%) MySQL
3 8 (3.42%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.71%) Redis
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.28%) Datomic
5 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.28%) SQLite
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) Big Data
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 17 (7.26%) JIRA
2 15 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.41%) Subversion
3 14 (5.98%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.42%) Xcode
5 7 (2.99%) Grunt
5 7 (2.99%) Bower
6 6 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.14%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.71%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.71%) eggPlant
8 4 (1.71%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.28%) Selenium
9 3 (1.28%) Maven
10 2 (0.85%) NUnit
10 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.85%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.85%) FitNesse
General
1 29 (12.39%) Games
2 21 (8.97%) Finance
3 16 (6.84%) Retail
4 9 (3.85%) Banking
5 8 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.99%) Publishing
7 3 (1.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 178 (76.07%) Developer
2 69 (29.49%) Mobile Developer
3 28 (11.97%) Lead Developer
3 28 (11.97%) Front-End Developer
4 21 (8.97%) Web Developer
5 20 (8.55%) .NET Developer
6 19 (8.12%) iOS Developer
7 17 (7.26%) Applications Developer
8 14 (5.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 13 (5.56%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 13 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.13%) Android Developer
11 11 (4.70%) UI Developer
12 10 (4.27%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.85%) Analyst
13 9 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.85%) UI Programmer
14 8 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (3.42%) C# Developer
14 8 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.62%) HTML
2 77 (32.91%) REST
3 68 (29.06%) CSS
3 68 (29.06%) JSON
4 61 (26.07%) XML
5 52 (22.22%) HTML5
6 48 (20.51%) OAuth
7 43 (18.38%) jQuery
8 40 (17.09%) CSS3
9 39 (16.67%) .NET
10 32 (13.68%) Web Services
11 31 (13.25%) Spring
12 22 (9.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 19 (8.12%) Unity DI Container
14 18 (7.69%) ASP.NET
15 15 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (5.56%) RESTful
16 13 (5.56%) WCF
16 13 (5.56%) Sass
16 13 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 234 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.84%) iPhone
3 13 (5.56%) Open Source
3 13 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.42%) Pocket PC
5 6 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.14%) Social Network
7 4 (1.71%) EPoS
7 4 (1.71%) NHS
8 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.28%) RIA
8 3 (1.28%) iPad
8 3 (1.28%) Animation
9 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Handset
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.43%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.35%) Apple iOS
2 52 (22.22%) Android
3 30 (12.82%) Windows
4 15 (6.41%) Windows Mobile
5 13 (5.56%) Windows Phone
6 12 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 11 (4.70%) Linux
8 9 (3.85%) Windows CE
8 9 (3.85%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.43%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.91%) TDD
2 47 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (19.66%) SOA
4 43 (18.38%) Use Case
5 42 (17.95%) iOS Development
6 41 (17.52%) Rapid Prototyping
7 40 (17.09%) Scrum
8 28 (11.97%) Android Development
9 26 (11.11%) Game Development
10 25 (10.68%) MVC
11 20 (8.55%) OO
12 16 (6.84%) BDD
13 13 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (5.13%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.70%) Project Management
16 8 (3.42%) Web Design
16 8 (3.42%) Software Engineering
16 8 (3.42%) User Experience Design
16 8 (3.42%) DevOps
17 7 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 67 (28.63%) JavaScript
2 63 (26.92%) SQL
3 55 (23.50%) Java
4 44 (18.80%) C#
5 24 (10.26%) Objective-C
6 17 (7.26%) Ruby
7 14 (5.98%) PHP
8 12 (5.13%) C++
9 8 (3.42%) ActionScript
9 8 (3.42%) Embedded C++
10 7 (2.99%) Perl
11 5 (2.14%) Python
12 4 (1.71%) C
13 3 (1.28%) Clojure
13 3 (1.28%) ClojureScript
14 2 (0.85%) XAML
15 1 (0.43%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (0.43%) VC++
15 1 (0.43%) Delphi
15 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.43%) CBAP
2 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (20.09%) Google
2 45 (19.23%) Facebook
3 44 (18.80%) Twitter
4 18 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.70%) Adobe
6 10 (4.27%) Apple
7 8 (3.42%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.71%) hybris
9 3 (1.28%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle
10 2 (0.85%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.85%) Zend
11 1 (0.43%) Citrix
11 1 (0.43%) Motorola
11 1 (0.43%) Nintex
11 1 (0.43%) Sencha
11 1 (0.43%) Assembla
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