The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 488 349 350
Rank change year-on-year
-139 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 110 209 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 133 129
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £451 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.52
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47816 43935 43348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.68% 92.78% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30790 27218 24857
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1975 1911 2413
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mobile Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Mobile Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mobile Developer
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 Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 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 -73 40 £400 - 24
South East -17 33 £350 +34.61% 15
North West +8 12 £325 +4.00% 8
Yorkshire -12 8 £338 -10.83% 1
East of England -17 5 £350 -5.66% 1
East Midlands -6 4 £379 +11.72% 1
West Midlands -23 3 £438 +34.61% 2
South West -32 3 £350 +29.62% 2
North East - - - - 1
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Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title.

1 166 (62.41%) Mobile App
2 156 (58.65%) Apple iOS
3 141 (53.01%) Android
4 117 (43.98%) iOS Development
5 89 (33.46%) Android Development
6 77 (28.95%) HTML
7 73 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 68 (25.56%) HTML5
10 63 (23.68%) Objective-C
11 62 (23.31%) JSON
12 61 (22.93%) XML
13 58 (21.80%) Windows
14 55 (20.68%) Mobile Application Development
15 53 (19.92%) SQL
15 53 (19.92%) Java
16 50 (18.80%) TDD
17 49 (18.42%) C#
18 48 (18.05%) .NET
19 47 (17.67%) Web Services
20 46 (17.29%) CSS
21 45 (16.92%) REST
22 42 (15.79%) PhoneGap
23 36 (13.53%) iPhone
24 34 (12.78%) Apache Cordova
25 33 (12.41%) RESTful
26 32 (12.03%) Windows Mobile
26 32 (12.03%) Scrum
26 32 (12.03%) SOA
26 32 (12.03%) Xamarin

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.38%) Node.js
2 3 (1.13%) IIS
3 2 (0.75%) Lync
4 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.38%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.77%) Internet
2 18 (6.77%) HTTP
3 8 (3.01%) VPN
4 5 (1.88%) VoIP
5 2 (0.75%) NFC
5 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.38%) Wireless
6 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.64%) SQLite
3 9 (3.38%) MySQL
4 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (9.02%) Git (software)
1 24 (9.02%) Subversion
2 18 (6.77%) Xcode
3 15 (5.64%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.14%) JIRA
5 7 (2.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 5 (1.88%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.13%) Ant
8 3 (1.13%) Grunt
9 2 (0.75%) Calabash
9 2 (0.75%) Bower
9 2 (0.75%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.38%) NUnit
10 1 (0.38%) JUnit
10 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.38%) Mocha
10 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (8.65%) Games
2 19 (7.14%) Finance
3 9 (3.38%) Publishing
4 6 (2.26%) Retail
5 5 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.88%) Marketing
6 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.13%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (28.95%) HTML
2 68 (25.56%) HTML5
3 62 (23.31%) JSON
4 61 (22.93%) XML
5 48 (18.05%) .NET
6 47 (17.67%) Web Services
7 46 (17.29%) CSS
8 45 (16.92%) REST
9 42 (15.79%) PhoneGap
10 34 (12.78%) Apache Cordova
11 33 (12.41%) RESTful
12 29 (10.90%) jQuery
13 25 (9.40%) OAuth
14 21 (7.89%) SOAP
15 20 (7.52%) AngularJS
16 18 (6.77%) iOS SDK
17 17 (6.39%) Cocoa
17 17 (6.39%) CSS3
18 16 (6.02%) Cocoa Touch
18 16 (6.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 166 (62.41%) Mobile App
2 36 (13.53%) iPhone
3 30 (11.28%) iPad
4 29 (10.90%) User Experience
5 15 (5.64%) Client/Server
6 11 (4.14%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.76%) Blackberry
8 8 (3.01%) Smartphone
8 8 (3.01%) Pocket PC
9 7 (2.63%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.88%) Social Media
12 4 (1.50%) FMCG
13 3 (1.13%) Mobile Games
13 3 (1.13%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.13%) Open Source
14 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
14 2 (0.75%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 156 (58.65%) Apple iOS
2 141 (53.01%) Android
3 58 (21.80%) Windows
4 32 (12.03%) Windows Mobile
5 20 (7.52%) Windows 8
6 16 (6.02%) Windows Phone
7 10 (3.76%) Windows CE
8 9 (3.38%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.13%) Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (43.98%) iOS Development
2 89 (33.46%) Android Development
3 73 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (20.68%) Mobile Application Development
5 50 (18.80%) TDD
6 32 (12.03%) Scrum
6 32 (12.03%) SOA
7 26 (9.77%) Rapid Prototyping
8 25 (9.40%) OO
8 25 (9.40%) Use Case
9 19 (7.14%) MVC
10 15 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.26%) OOP
12 13 (4.89%) Game Development
13 11 (4.14%) Kanban
14 10 (3.76%) E-Commerce
15 8 (3.01%) Software Engineering
16 7 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
17 6 (2.26%) Mentoring
17 6 (2.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 63 (23.68%) Objective-C
3 53 (19.92%) SQL
3 53 (19.92%) Java
4 49 (18.42%) C#
5 19 (7.14%) C++
6 9 (3.38%) PHP
7 8 (3.01%) Embedded C++
8 5 (1.88%) C
9 3 (1.13%) Ruby
10 2 (0.75%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.75%) XPath
10 2 (0.75%) VC++
10 2 (0.75%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.38%) XAML
11 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.38%) ABAP
11 1 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 7 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Vendors
1 32 (12.03%) Xamarin
2 27 (10.15%) Google
3 26 (9.77%) Facebook
4 24 (9.02%) Twitter
4 24 (9.02%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.02%) Apple
6 15 (5.64%) Sencha
7 7 (2.63%) Appcelerator
8 6 (2.26%) Adobe
9 5 (1.88%) Motorola
9 5 (1.88%) Perforce
10 4 (1.50%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.13%) SAP
11 3 (1.13%) Syclo
12 2 (0.75%) Capita
13 1 (0.38%) Telerik
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle
13 1 (0.38%) Sybase
13 1 (0.38%) IBM
13 1 (0.38%) Symbian
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