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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Computing
Rank 574 535 541
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +6
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 12 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.042% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.13% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £335 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £554 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £488 £250
% change year-on-year
-28.20% +95.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
16131 15568 15145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.83% 32.51% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10260 9669 9171
Average daily rate £420 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 600 658
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
South East -12 8 £335 -33.00% 2
London -19 3 £675 +95.65%
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Mobile Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
4 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 8 (32.00%) RAD
4 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (32.00%) C#
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Telerik
4 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) System Testing
4 8 (32.00%) WCF
4 8 (32.00%) WPF
4 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (32.00%) RESTful
4 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (28.00%) IIS
5 7 (28.00%) MS Office
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 5 (20.00%) SABSA
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL

Mobile Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Programmer
1 8 (32.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (32.00%) C# Programmer
2 7 (28.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Information Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) WCF
1 8 (32.00%) WPF
1 8 (32.00%) RESTful
1 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) RAD
1 8 (32.00%) Scrum
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
1 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (32.00%) System Testing
2 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 5 (20.00%) SABSA
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Network Management
4 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) CISM
2 5 (20.00%) ISSAP
2 5 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) COBIT
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Telerik
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects