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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 481 389 337
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 108 173 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 109 134
Average daily rate
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£350 £362 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% +3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.04
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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -43 46 £384 -4.06% 15
South East -16 27 £350 +34.61% 8
North West -3 13 £325 +4.00% 5
East Midlands -2 4 £375 +10.61%
Yorkshire -13 4 £375 - 2
East of England -17 4 £350 - 1
South West -23 4 £350 +8.52% 1
West Midlands -25 4 £375 +15.38%
North East - - - - 1
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Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 157 (61.33%) Apple iOS
2 150 (58.59%) Mobile App
3 144 (56.25%) Android
4 116 (45.31%) iOS Development
5 87 (33.98%) Android Development
6 80 (31.25%) HTML
7 75 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (28.91%) JavaScript
9 68 (26.56%) HTML5
10 62 (24.22%) Objective-C
11 57 (22.27%) Windows
12 56 (21.88%) Java
13 53 (20.70%) C#
14 51 (19.92%) .NET
14 51 (19.92%) JSON
15 50 (19.53%) XML
15 50 (19.53%) CSS
16 47 (18.36%) Mobile Application Development
17 45 (17.58%) SQL
18 43 (16.80%) PhoneGap
19 40 (15.63%) TDD
20 39 (15.23%) Web Services
21 34 (13.28%) RESTful
21 34 (13.28%) REST
22 33 (12.89%) Xamarin
22 33 (12.89%) iPhone
23 32 (12.50%) Scrum
23 32 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
24 31 (12.11%) User Experience
24 31 (12.11%) Windows Mobile

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.30%) Node.js
2 3 (1.17%) IIS
3 2 (0.78%) Lync
4 1 (0.39%) WordPress
4 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.39%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.20%) HTTP
2 15 (5.86%) Internet
3 6 (2.34%) VPN
4 3 (1.17%) VoIP
5 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.39%) NFC
6 1 (0.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.69%) SQLite
3 7 (2.73%) MySQL
4 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.98%) Xcode
3 21 (8.20%) Subversion
4 15 (5.86%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.30%) JIRA
6 7 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 6 (2.34%) Grunt
8 5 (1.95%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.95%) Calabash
9 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.56%) Fiddler
9 4 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.17%) Ant
11 2 (0.78%) Bower
11 2 (0.78%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.78%) JUnit
11 2 (0.78%) Selenium
11 2 (0.78%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.78%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (9.38%) Games
2 21 (8.20%) Finance
3 7 (2.73%) Retail
3 7 (2.73%) Publishing
4 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.17%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (31.25%) HTML
2 68 (26.56%) HTML5
3 51 (19.92%) .NET
3 51 (19.92%) JSON
4 50 (19.53%) XML
4 50 (19.53%) CSS
5 43 (16.80%) PhoneGap
6 39 (15.23%) Web Services
7 34 (13.28%) RESTful
7 34 (13.28%) REST
8 32 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
9 26 (10.16%) jQuery
10 23 (8.98%) AngularJS
11 19 (7.42%) SOAP
11 19 (7.42%) CSS3
12 17 (6.64%) iOS SDK
12 17 (6.64%) ASP.NET
13 16 (6.25%) Cocoa
13 16 (6.25%) WCF
13 16 (6.25%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 150 (58.59%) Mobile App
2 33 (12.89%) iPhone
3 31 (12.11%) User Experience
4 27 (10.55%) iPad
5 13 (5.08%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.91%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.52%) Smartphone
7 9 (3.52%) Blackberry
8 8 (3.13%) Pocket PC
9 7 (2.73%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.56%) Blog
12 3 (1.17%) Open Source
12 3 (1.17%) Social Media
12 3 (1.17%) FMCG
12 3 (1.17%) Mobile Games
13 2 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.78%) NHS
13 2 (0.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 157 (61.33%) Apple iOS
2 144 (56.25%) Android
3 57 (22.27%) Windows
4 31 (12.11%) Windows Mobile
5 18 (7.03%) Windows 8
6 16 (6.25%) Windows Phone
7 10 (3.91%) Windows CE
8 9 (3.52%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (1.95%) Linux
10 2 (0.78%) UNIX
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (45.31%) iOS Development
2 87 (33.98%) Android Development
3 75 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (18.36%) Mobile Application Development
5 40 (15.63%) TDD
6 32 (12.50%) Scrum
7 25 (9.77%) OO
8 22 (8.59%) SOA
9 21 (8.20%) MVC
10 18 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (6.64%) Rapid Prototyping
12 15 (5.86%) Use Case
12 15 (5.86%) OOP
13 14 (5.47%) Software Engineering
14 11 (4.30%) Game Development
14 11 (4.30%) E-Commerce
15 10 (3.91%) Kanban
16 7 (2.73%) BDD
17 6 (2.34%) Responsive Web Design
17 6 (2.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (28.91%) JavaScript
2 62 (24.22%) Objective-C
3 56 (21.88%) Java
4 53 (20.70%) C#
5 45 (17.58%) SQL
6 20 (7.81%) C++
7 10 (3.91%) C
7 10 (3.91%) PHP
8 8 (3.13%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.95%) Ruby
10 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.17%) Python
12 2 (0.78%) VC++
12 2 (0.78%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.78%) XPath
12 2 (0.78%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.39%) XAML
13 1 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (2.73%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Varnish
Vendors
1 33 (12.89%) Xamarin
2 24 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.64%) Google
4 16 (6.25%) Facebook
5 15 (5.86%) Apple
6 14 (5.47%) Twitter
7 11 (4.30%) Sencha
8 6 (2.34%) Adobe
8 6 (2.34%) Appcelerator
9 5 (1.95%) Motorola
10 4 (1.56%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.56%) Perforce
11 3 (1.17%) SAP
12 2 (0.78%) Syclo
13 1 (0.39%) Zend
13 1 (0.39%) Telerik
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle
13 1 (0.39%) Sybase
13 1 (0.39%) IBM
13 1 (0.39%) Symbian
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