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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Developer
Rank 455 432 384
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 136 154 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 124
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
London +25 71 £475 +35.71% 10
South East -55 24 £375 - 11
North West -12 23 £375 +22.95% 7
West Midlands -5 5 £350 - 3
Yorkshire -36 4 £88 -75.00% 8
East of England +5 3 £300 -20.00%
South West -5 3 £350 +1.81% 3
East Midlands -12 1 - - 5
North East -29 1 £510 +240.00% 3
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Mobile Developer
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Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 207 (70.41%) Apple iOS
2 199 (67.69%) Mobile App
3 196 (66.67%) Android
4 186 (63.27%) Mobile Development
5 159 (54.08%) iOS Development
6 142 (48.30%) Android Development
7 117 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
8 106 (36.05%) JavaScript
9 91 (30.95%) HTML
10 78 (26.53%) Objective-C
11 76 (25.85%) CSS
12 70 (23.81%) HTML5
13 62 (21.09%) JSON
14 59 (20.07%) Java
15 54 (18.37%) C#
16 53 (18.03%) Mobile Application Development
17 47 (15.99%) iOS SDK
18 46 (15.65%) REST
19 45 (15.31%) C++
19 45 (15.31%) Web Services
20 44 (14.97%) User Experience
21 43 (14.63%) Android SDK
22 41 (13.95%) Windows
23 38 (12.93%) Cocoa
24 37 (12.59%) TDD
25 36 (12.24%) Scrum
26 34 (11.56%) XML
27 32 (10.88%) .NET
28 29 (9.86%) OO
28 29 (9.86%) Git (software)

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (4.08%) CMS
2 9 (3.06%) Node.js
3 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.68%) Lync
4 1 (0.34%) Drupal
4 1 (0.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.02%) GitHub
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.36%) Internet
1 4 (1.36%) NFC
2 3 (1.02%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) 4G
3 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.34%) Wireless
4 1 (0.34%) SSH
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) 3G
4 1 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.42%) MySQL
3 8 (2.72%) SQLite
4 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.68%) Redis
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) Big Data
8 1 (0.34%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.50%) Xcode
3 22 (7.48%) Subversion
4 13 (4.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 12 (4.08%) Android Studio
6 10 (3.40%) Grunt
7 7 (2.38%) Bower
7 7 (2.38%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.36%) Mocha
9 4 (1.36%) Appium
10 3 (1.02%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.02%) Calabash
10 3 (1.02%) Maven
11 2 (0.68%) JIRA
11 2 (0.68%) Ant
11 2 (0.68%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
General
1 26 (8.84%) Finance
2 11 (3.74%) Games
3 9 (3.06%) Publishing
4 6 (2.04%) Marketing
4 6 (2.04%) Automotive
5 5 (1.70%) Banking
5 5 (1.70%) Retail
6 4 (1.36%) Back Office
7 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (30.95%) HTML
2 76 (25.85%) CSS
3 70 (23.81%) HTML5
4 62 (21.09%) JSON
5 47 (15.99%) iOS SDK
6 46 (15.65%) REST
7 45 (15.31%) Web Services
8 43 (14.63%) Android SDK
9 38 (12.93%) Cocoa
10 34 (11.56%) XML
11 32 (10.88%) .NET
12 29 (9.86%) jQuery
12 29 (9.86%) PhoneGap
13 28 (9.52%) AngularJS
14 25 (8.50%) CSS3
15 16 (5.44%) RESTful
16 15 (5.10%) Qt
17 13 (4.42%) Cocoa Touch
18 12 (4.08%) Apache Cordova
18 12 (4.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 199 (67.69%) Mobile App
2 44 (14.97%) User Experience
3 24 (8.16%) Blackberry
4 21 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.42%) iPhone
6 12 (4.08%) Social Media
7 11 (3.74%) iPad
7 11 (3.74%) Digital Media
8 9 (3.06%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.38%) Smartphone
10 6 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.70%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.36%) Streaming Video
13 3 (1.02%) NHS
13 3 (1.02%) Mobile Games
13 3 (1.02%) Social Network
13 3 (1.02%) Video on Demand
13 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.02%) BYOD
14 2 (0.68%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 207 (70.41%) Apple iOS
2 196 (66.67%) Android
3 41 (13.95%) Windows
4 18 (6.12%) Windows Mobile
5 11 (3.74%) Windows Phone
6 7 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.70%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (1.02%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.34%) UNIX
9 1 (0.34%) Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (63.27%) Mobile Development
2 159 (54.08%) iOS Development
3 142 (48.30%) Android Development
4 117 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (18.03%) Mobile Application Development
6 37 (12.59%) TDD
7 36 (12.24%) Scrum
8 29 (9.86%) OO
9 23 (7.82%) Automation Testing
10 22 (7.48%) E-Commerce
11 19 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.46%) BDD
12 17 (5.78%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.44%) OOP
13 16 (5.44%) MVC
14 11 (3.74%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.74%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (3.40%) Automated Testing
16 9 (3.06%) Open Source
16 9 (3.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 106 (36.05%) JavaScript
2 78 (26.53%) Objective-C
3 59 (20.07%) Java
4 54 (18.37%) C#
5 45 (15.31%) C++
6 23 (7.82%) SQL
7 20 (6.80%) Ruby
8 9 (3.06%) PHP
8 9 (3.06%) Apple Swift
9 8 (2.72%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.38%) ActionScript
11 5 (1.70%) C
12 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.34%) PHP5
13 1 (0.34%) Python
13 1 (0.34%) VB
13 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (3.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (7.82%) Xamarin
2 21 (7.14%) Apple
3 18 (6.12%) Google
4 11 (3.74%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.72%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (2.04%) MobileIron
7 5 (1.70%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.36%) Oracle
9 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.68%) Sencha
10 2 (0.68%) IBM
10 2 (0.68%) Capita
11 1 (0.34%) Facebook
11 1 (0.34%) Apigee
11 1 (0.34%) Telerik
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