The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Computing 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 Computing 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 Computing
Rank 568 564 556
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 15 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.002% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.008% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£170 £200 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £200 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
Mobile Computing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13306 12787 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.00% 26.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8068 8002 8055
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 545 721
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Mobile Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Computing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Computing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mobile Computing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mobile Computing Daily Rate Trend in England

Mobile Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Computing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Mobile Computing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mobile Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Mobile Computing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mobile Computing
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 Computing 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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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 - 5 £160 -
South East - 5 £160 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £500 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Mobile Computing
UK

Mobile Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mobile Computing 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 Computing.

1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
3 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
5 6 (17.14%) XML
5 6 (17.14%) Internet
5 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (14.29%) REST
6 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (14.29%) SOAP
6 5 (14.29%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) HTML
6 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.29%) .NET
6 5 (14.29%) J2EE
6 5 (14.29%) EAI
6 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Mobile Computing
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 Computing 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 Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.57%) Drupal
2 3 (8.57%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (8.57%) Lync
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Liferay
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.86%) Magnolia
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
2 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.43%) Casewise Modeler
4 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
3 2 (5.71%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) 3G
4 1 (2.86%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) Broadband
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.86%) CorVu
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) ERwin
General
1 5 (14.29%) Legal
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Information Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) REST
2 5 (14.29%) SOAP
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) J2EE
2 5 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.29%) GIS
3 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Mashup
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.86%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
1 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (14.29%) EAI
3 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.29%) B2B
3 5 (14.29%) B2C
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
3 5 (14.29%) E-business
3 5 (14.29%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) Document Management
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.71%) ISSAP
3 2 (5.71%) CISM
3 2 (5.71%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Casewise
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Metastorm
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) Novell
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Becrypt