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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 443 351 418
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +67
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 136 207 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.47% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 133 94
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£350 £367 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.56% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Mobile Developer
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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
48097 43871 46063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30743 27109 26547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1985 1943 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 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 -80 46 £400 - 15
South East +6 43 £355 +39.07% 13
North West -8 12 £325 +4.00% 10
West Midlands -8 11 £363 +15.07% 1
Yorkshire -12 9 £300 -20.73% 1
East Midlands +2 7 £320 - 2
East of England -28 5 £350 -3.58% 2
South West -47 1 £338 +25.00%
North East - - - - 1
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Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 173 (64.31%) Mobile App
2 159 (59.11%) Apple iOS
3 135 (50.19%) Android
4 104 (38.66%) iOS Development
5 90 (33.46%) HTML
6 77 (28.62%) Android Development
7 76 (28.25%) HTML5
8 73 (27.14%) JavaScript
9 67 (24.91%) JSON
9 67 (24.91%) Objective-C
10 66 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (24.16%) XML
12 59 (21.93%) Java
13 58 (21.56%) Mobile Application Development
14 53 (19.70%) SQL
14 53 (19.70%) Windows
15 52 (19.33%) CSS
16 51 (18.96%) TDD
17 50 (18.59%) Web Services
17 50 (18.59%) REST
18 45 (16.73%) .NET
19 44 (16.36%) C#
20 42 (15.61%) PhoneGap
21 36 (13.38%) SOA
22 35 (13.01%) Google
22 35 (13.01%) Apache Cordova
23 33 (12.27%) iPhone
24 32 (11.90%) Windows Mobile
25 31 (11.52%) RESTful
25 31 (11.52%) Facebook

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (4.09%) Node.js
2 2 (0.74%) Lync
3 1 (0.37%) WordPress
3 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.37%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.15%) Internet
2 20 (7.43%) HTTP
3 8 (2.97%) VPN
4 6 (2.23%) VoIP
5 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.74%) NFC
6 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.95%) SQLite
2 15 (5.58%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.35%) MySQL
4 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 27 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.92%) Subversion
3 15 (5.58%) Xcode
4 12 (4.46%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.09%) JIRA
6 7 (2.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.12%) Ant
9 2 (0.74%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.37%) Bower
10 1 (0.37%) Grunt
10 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.37%) Mocha
10 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.37%) JUnit
10 1 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 21 (7.81%) Games
2 17 (6.32%) Finance
3 9 (3.35%) Publishing
4 6 (2.23%) Marketing
5 5 (1.86%) Retail
5 5 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.12%) Advertising
6 3 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (33.46%) HTML
2 76 (28.25%) HTML5
3 67 (24.91%) JSON
4 65 (24.16%) XML
5 52 (19.33%) CSS
6 50 (18.59%) Web Services
6 50 (18.59%) REST
7 45 (16.73%) .NET
8 42 (15.61%) PhoneGap
9 35 (13.01%) Apache Cordova
10 31 (11.52%) RESTful
11 29 (10.78%) OAuth
11 29 (10.78%) jQuery
12 22 (8.18%) SOAP
13 21 (7.81%) AngularJS
14 20 (7.43%) iOS SDK
14 20 (7.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 18 (6.69%) CSS3
16 17 (6.32%) Cocoa Touch
16 17 (6.32%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 173 (64.31%) Mobile App
2 33 (12.27%) iPhone
3 29 (10.78%) User Experience
4 26 (9.67%) iPad
5 15 (5.58%) Client/Server
6 13 (4.83%) Blackberry
7 11 (4.09%) Computer Science
7 11 (4.09%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.97%) Pocket PC
9 7 (2.60%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.23%) Social Media
11 5 (1.86%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.49%) FMCG
13 3 (1.12%) Open Source
13 3 (1.12%) Mobile Games
14 2 (0.74%) NHS
14 2 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
14 2 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 159 (59.11%) Apple iOS
2 135 (50.19%) Android
3 53 (19.70%) Windows
4 32 (11.90%) Windows Mobile
5 20 (7.43%) Windows 8
6 18 (6.69%) Windows Phone
7 10 (3.72%) Windows CE
8 9 (3.35%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (2.23%) Linux
10 4 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.49%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (38.66%) iOS Development
2 77 (28.62%) Android Development
3 66 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (21.56%) Mobile Application Development
5 51 (18.96%) TDD
6 36 (13.38%) SOA
7 29 (10.78%) Use Case
8 28 (10.41%) Rapid Prototyping
9 25 (9.29%) Scrum
10 23 (8.55%) OO
11 22 (8.18%) MVC
12 13 (4.83%) Game Development
12 13 (4.83%) OOP
13 12 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (4.09%) Kanban
14 11 (4.09%) E-Commerce
15 10 (3.72%) Web Development
16 8 (2.97%) Responsive Web Design
17 7 (2.60%) Software Engineering
17 7 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.14%) JavaScript
2 67 (24.91%) Objective-C
3 59 (21.93%) Java
4 53 (19.70%) SQL
5 44 (16.36%) C#
6 19 (7.06%) C++
7 10 (3.72%) PHP
8 8 (2.97%) Embedded C++
9 7 (2.60%) C
10 3 (1.12%) Ruby
11 2 (0.74%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.74%) VC++
11 2 (0.74%) Python
11 2 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.74%) XPath
12 1 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.37%) ABAP
12 1 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (3.35%) Degree
2 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Varnish
Vendors
1 35 (13.01%) Google
2 31 (11.52%) Facebook
3 28 (10.41%) Twitter
4 27 (10.04%) Xamarin
5 24 (8.92%) Microsoft
6 22 (8.18%) Sencha
7 16 (5.95%) Apple
8 7 (2.60%) Appcelerator
9 6 (2.23%) Adobe
10 5 (1.86%) Motorola
10 5 (1.86%) Perforce
11 4 (1.49%) Syclo
11 4 (1.49%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.12%) SAP
13 2 (0.74%) Capita
14 1 (0.37%) Kony
14 1 (0.37%) Zend
14 1 (0.37%) IBM
14 1 (0.37%) Symbian
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle
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