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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 458 463 472
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 123 99 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 66 72
Average daily rate
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£350 £389 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -26.31%
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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -5 50 £413 -0.60% 29
South East +10 31 £296 -21.00% 12
East of England -19 11 £350 +3.70% 6
East Midlands +10 9 £480 +42.22% 1
West Midlands -10 9 £350 +118.75% 2
North West -10 5 - - 13
Yorkshire +1 3 £475 +58.33% 5
South West -31 3 £350 +16.66% 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 95 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (31.51%) TDD
3 75 (31.51%) REST
4 72 (30.25%) HTML
5 68 (28.57%) JSON
6 66 (27.73%) JavaScript
7 63 (26.47%) CSS
7 63 (26.47%) XML
8 62 (26.05%) SQL
9 61 (25.63%) Apple iOS
10 59 (24.79%) Java
11 57 (23.95%) Android
12 54 (22.69%) Internet
13 47 (19.75%) iOS Development
14 45 (18.91%) HTML5
14 45 (18.91%) C#
14 45 (18.91%) SOA
15 44 (18.49%) OAuth
16 43 (18.07%) Google
16 43 (18.07%) Scrum
17 41 (17.23%) .NET
17 41 (17.23%) Facebook
18 40 (16.81%) Twitter
18 40 (16.81%) Use Case
19 39 (16.39%) jQuery
19 39 (16.39%) Web Services
20 37 (15.55%) CSS3
20 37 (15.55%) Rapid Prototyping
21 35 (14.71%) Android Development

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (4.20%) CMS
2 7 (2.94%) Apache
2 7 (2.94%) Drupal
3 5 (2.10%) Node.js
4 4 (1.68%) IIS
4 4 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.68%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.26%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.84%) WordPress
6 2 (0.84%) Lync
7 1 (0.42%) Liferay
7 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (5.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.26%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.84%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.84%) InDesign
3 2 (0.84%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.42%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.36%) GitHub
2 5 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (22.69%) Internet
2 3 (1.26%) HTTP
3 2 (0.84%) VPN
4 1 (0.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) Wireless
4 1 (0.42%) Intranet
4 1 (0.42%) RFID
4 1 (0.42%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.62%) MySQL
3 9 (3.78%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.68%) Redis
5 3 (1.26%) Datomic
5 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.26%) SQLite
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.42%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.56%) Subversion
2 18 (7.56%) JIRA
3 14 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.20%) Xcode
5 8 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.36%) Grunt
5 8 (3.36%) Bower
6 6 (2.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (2.10%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.68%) Selenium
8 4 (1.68%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.68%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.68%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.68%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.26%) Appium
9 3 (1.26%) Maven
10 2 (0.84%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.84%) NUnit
10 2 (0.84%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (11.76%) Games
2 17 (7.14%) Finance
3 16 (6.72%) Retail
4 11 (4.62%) Banking
5 7 (2.94%) Publishing
6 5 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 181 (76.05%) Developer
2 62 (26.05%) Mobile Developer
3 24 (10.08%) Lead Developer
3 24 (10.08%) Front-End Developer
4 23 (9.66%) iOS Developer
5 21 (8.82%) Web Developer
6 20 (8.40%) .NET Developer
7 17 (7.14%) Android Developer
8 15 (6.30%) Applications Developer
9 13 (5.46%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 13 (5.46%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.46%) Analyst
9 13 (5.46%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 9 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.78%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.78%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.36%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (31.51%) REST
2 72 (30.25%) HTML
3 68 (28.57%) JSON
4 63 (26.47%) CSS
4 63 (26.47%) XML
5 45 (18.91%) HTML5
6 44 (18.49%) OAuth
7 41 (17.23%) .NET
8 39 (16.39%) jQuery
8 39 (16.39%) Web Services
9 37 (15.55%) CSS3
10 24 (10.08%) Spring
11 21 (8.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 18 (7.56%) RESTful
12 18 (7.56%) Unity DI Container
13 16 (6.72%) ASP.NET
14 13 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (5.04%) Backbone.js
16 11 (4.62%) iOS SDK
16 11 (4.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 238 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 31 (13.03%) User Experience
3 21 (8.82%) iPhone
4 16 (6.72%) Open Source
5 11 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.36%) Pocket PC
6 8 (3.36%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.10%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.10%) iPad
7 5 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.10%) Social Network
8 4 (1.68%) EPoS
9 3 (1.26%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.26%) Animation
10 2 (0.84%) Online Games
10 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.84%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.63%) Apple iOS
2 57 (23.95%) Android
3 33 (13.87%) Windows
4 15 (6.30%) Windows Phone
4 15 (6.30%) Windows Mobile
5 14 (5.88%) Linux
6 12 (5.04%) Windows 8
7 9 (3.78%) Windows Phone 8
7 9 (3.78%) Windows CE
8 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.42%) webOS
9 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (31.51%) TDD
3 47 (19.75%) iOS Development
4 45 (18.91%) SOA
5 43 (18.07%) Scrum
6 40 (16.81%) Use Case
7 37 (15.55%) Rapid Prototyping
8 35 (14.71%) Android Development
9 27 (11.34%) MVC
10 25 (10.50%) OO
11 23 (9.66%) Game Development
12 15 (6.30%) Project Management
13 14 (5.88%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.88%) BDD
14 12 (5.04%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (3.78%) OOP
16 8 (3.36%) Software Engineering
16 8 (3.36%) UX Design
16 8 (3.36%) DevOps
17 7 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (27.73%) JavaScript
2 62 (26.05%) SQL
3 59 (24.79%) Java
4 45 (18.91%) C#
5 29 (12.18%) Objective-C
6 18 (7.56%) PHP
7 16 (6.72%) C++
7 16 (6.72%) Ruby
8 10 (4.20%) Perl
9 9 (3.78%) ActionScript
9 9 (3.78%) Embedded C++
10 7 (2.94%) C
11 6 (2.52%) Python
12 3 (1.26%) Clojure
12 3 (1.26%) ClojureScript
13 2 (0.84%) XAML
14 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.42%) R
14 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (5.46%) Degree
2 2 (0.84%) ISEB
2 2 (0.84%) CBAP
3 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (18.07%) Google
2 41 (17.23%) Facebook
3 40 (16.81%) Twitter
4 19 (7.98%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.46%) Xamarin
6 11 (4.62%) Adobe
7 8 (3.36%) Apple
8 4 (1.68%) Zend
8 4 (1.68%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.26%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.26%) Sencha
10 2 (0.84%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle
10 2 (0.84%) Nintex
11 1 (0.42%) Symbian
11 1 (0.42%) Citrix
11 1 (0.42%) Motorola
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