The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Processes & Methodologies category for the England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 495 415 493
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +78
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 95 88 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 61
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £303 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.22% -10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.41%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Mobile Application Development
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +21 38 £350 -6.66% 19
London -68 28 £400 - 27
Yorkshire -11 12 £190 -55.29% 8
East Midlands -3 6 £265 -5.35% 3
East of England - 6 £356 - 6
North West -18 5 £325 +13.04% 14
South West - 2 £325 - 9
West Midlands - - - - 6
Mobile Application Development
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Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 94 (40.69%) JavaScript
3 91 (39.39%) HTML
4 73 (31.60%) Apple iOS
5 65 (28.14%) CSS
6 62 (26.84%) Android
6 62 (26.84%) HTML5
7 61 (26.41%) .NET
8 53 (22.94%) jQuery
9 52 (22.51%) C#
10 51 (22.08%) Java
11 49 (21.21%) MVC
11 49 (21.21%) JSON
12 48 (20.78%) XML
13 47 (20.35%) Web Services
14 46 (19.91%) TDD
15 42 (18.18%) iOS Development
16 41 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
17 40 (17.32%) Scrum
18 34 (14.72%) SQL
18 34 (14.72%) Android Development
19 32 (13.85%) Git (software)
19 32 (13.85%) Internet
20 29 (12.55%) SQL Server
21 28 (12.12%) Objective-C
22 27 (11.69%) Games
22 27 (11.69%) REST
23 25 (10.82%) ASP.NET
24 24 (10.39%) CSS3
25 23 (9.96%) .NET Framework

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (5.19%) IIS
2 7 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.03%) CMS
3 6 (2.60%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (2.60%) Node.js
4 4 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.73%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.30%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.87%) Drupal
6 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.43%) WordPress
7 1 (0.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (3.46%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
1 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.73%) GitHub
2 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Trello
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.85%) Internet
2 3 (1.30%) VPN
3 2 (0.87%) FTP
3 2 (0.87%) DNS
3 2 (0.87%) NFC
4 1 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.43%) Intranet
4 1 (0.43%) 3G
4 1 (0.43%) SMTP
4 1 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.33%) MySQL
3 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.87%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQLite
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) OLAP
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.49%) Xcode
3 14 (6.06%) PhoneGap
4 13 (5.63%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.60%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.16%) Selenium
9 4 (1.73%) JIRA
9 4 (1.73%) Subversion
9 4 (1.73%) eggPlant
10 3 (1.30%) JBehave
10 3 (1.30%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.30%) NUnit
11 1 (0.43%) Bower
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.43%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.43%) WebStorm
General
1 27 (11.69%) Games
2 20 (8.66%) Finance
3 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.46%) Legal
5 7 (3.03%) Publishing
6 6 (2.60%) Retail
7 5 (2.16%) Banking
8 4 (1.73%) Marketing
9 2 (0.87%) Advertising
9 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 164 (71.00%) Developer
2 32 (13.85%) Mobile Developer
2 32 (13.85%) .NET Developer
3 22 (9.52%) iOS Developer
4 19 (8.23%) Android Developer
5 18 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.36%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.36%) Web Developer
7 15 (6.49%) Analyst
7 15 (6.49%) Applications Developer
7 15 (6.49%) Front-End Developer
8 12 (5.19%) Lead Developer
8 12 (5.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 11 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.33%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Security Risk Analyst
12 8 (3.46%) Security Analyst
12 8 (3.46%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (39.39%) HTML
2 65 (28.14%) CSS
3 62 (26.84%) HTML5
4 61 (26.41%) .NET
5 53 (22.94%) jQuery
6 49 (21.21%) JSON
7 48 (20.78%) XML
8 47 (20.35%) Web Services
9 27 (11.69%) REST
10 25 (10.82%) ASP.NET
11 24 (10.39%) CSS3
12 23 (9.96%) .NET Framework
13 21 (9.09%) Spring
14 18 (7.79%) SOAP
15 17 (7.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 16 (6.93%) LINQ
17 15 (6.49%) WCF
18 13 (5.63%) OAuth
19 12 (5.19%) Cocoa
19 12 (5.19%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 231 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 17 (7.36%) iPhone
3 11 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.76%) IPTV
4 10 (4.33%) Digital Media
5 8 (3.46%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.60%) iPad
8 5 (2.16%) New Media
8 5 (2.16%) Animation
8 5 (2.16%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.73%) NHS
10 3 (1.30%) Social Media
10 3 (1.30%) MHEG
10 3 (1.30%) Open Source
10 3 (1.30%) Interactive TV
10 3 (1.30%) Streaming Media
10 3 (1.30%) PKI
10 3 (1.30%) RIA
10 3 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 73 (31.60%) Apple iOS
2 62 (26.84%) Android
3 22 (9.52%) Windows
4 7 (3.03%) Windows Phone
5 6 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.16%) BlackBerry OS
6 5 (2.16%) Linux
7 4 (1.73%) webOS
8 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.87%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.21%) MVC
2 46 (19.91%) TDD
3 42 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 41 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (17.32%) Scrum
6 34 (14.72%) Android Development
7 22 (9.52%) SOA
8 21 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 19 (8.23%) OO
10 15 (6.49%) Project Management
10 15 (6.49%) Game Development
10 15 (6.49%) BDD
11 13 (5.63%) Rapid Prototyping
11 13 (5.63%) OOP
12 12 (5.19%) Use Case
12 12 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (4.33%) Configuration Management
13 10 (4.33%) Software Testing
13 10 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (3.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 94 (40.69%) JavaScript
2 52 (22.51%) C#
3 51 (22.08%) Java
4 34 (14.72%) SQL
5 28 (12.12%) Objective-C
6 21 (9.09%) PHP
7 16 (6.93%) C++
8 13 (5.63%) Ruby
9 8 (3.46%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.03%) ActionScript
11 6 (2.60%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.16%) VB
13 4 (1.73%) C
13 4 (1.73%) Perl
14 3 (1.30%) Scala
14 3 (1.30%) XAML
14 3 (1.30%) Python
15 2 (0.87%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.87%) Clojure
16 1 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 15 (6.49%) Degree
2 3 (1.30%) CEH
3 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.43%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (7.36%) Google
2 15 (6.49%) Apple
3 13 (5.63%) Facebook
3 13 (5.63%) Twitter
4 8 (3.46%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.03%) Zend
6 6 (2.60%) Sencha
7 5 (2.16%) hybris
7 5 (2.16%) QNX
8 4 (1.73%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.73%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.30%) Yahoo!
9 3 (1.30%) OpenTV
9 3 (1.30%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.30%) Oracle
9 3 (1.30%) IBM
9 3 (1.30%) Adobe
10 2 (0.87%) Motorola
10 2 (0.87%) Citrix
11 1 (0.43%) KonyOne
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