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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 418 388 436
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 159 177 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 119 101
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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
South East +44 58 £375 +17.18% 12
London -58 56 £375 +3.44% 34
West Midlands -2 20 £350 - 6
Yorkshire 0 11 £350 +33.33% 3
East of England -20 4 £375 -3.84% 4
East Midlands -1 3 £320 +16.36% 8
North West -6 3 £340 +0.74% 6
South West -36 3 £344 +27.31% 1
North East - 1 £150 -
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Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 159 (61.39%) Mobile App
2 135 (52.12%) Apple iOS
3 125 (48.26%) Android
4 91 (35.14%) HTML
5 89 (34.36%) iOS Development
6 76 (29.34%) HTML5
7 73 (28.19%) JSON
8 71 (27.41%) JavaScript
8 71 (27.41%) XML
9 70 (27.03%) Mobile Application Development
10 69 (26.64%) Android Development
11 62 (23.94%) Java
11 62 (23.94%) REST
12 61 (23.55%) TDD
13 57 (22.01%) SQL
14 56 (21.62%) Objective-C
15 53 (20.46%) CSS
16 51 (19.69%) Windows
17 46 (17.76%) Web Services
18 44 (16.99%) SOA
19 43 (16.60%) Google
20 42 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (15.06%) Internet
21 39 (15.06%) Facebook
22 38 (14.67%) OAuth
23 37 (14.29%) Twitter
23 37 (14.29%) C#
24 36 (13.90%) .NET
24 36 (13.90%) Rapid Prototyping
24 36 (13.90%) Use Case

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.25%) Node.js
2 3 (1.16%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.77%) Lync
3 2 (0.77%) CMS
4 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.06%) Internet
2 17 (6.56%) HTTP
3 6 (2.32%) VoIP
4 3 (1.16%) VPN
4 3 (1.16%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.63%) SQLite
3 7 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.39%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 27 (10.42%) Subversion
2 23 (8.88%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 11 (4.25%) JIRA
5 10 (3.86%) Xcode
6 9 (3.47%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.54%) Grunt
8 4 (1.54%) Ant
9 3 (1.16%) Yeoman
10 2 (0.77%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.77%) Mocha
11 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.39%) JBehave
11 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.39%) Bower
11 1 (0.39%) NUnit
11 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.39%) Selenium
General
1 24 (9.27%) Games
2 18 (6.95%) Finance
3 9 (3.47%) Publishing
4 5 (1.93%) Legal
4 5 (1.93%) Retail
4 5 (1.93%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (35.14%) HTML
2 76 (29.34%) HTML5
3 73 (28.19%) JSON
4 71 (27.41%) XML
5 62 (23.94%) REST
6 53 (20.46%) CSS
7 46 (17.76%) Web Services
8 38 (14.67%) OAuth
9 36 (13.90%) .NET
10 33 (12.74%) PhoneGap
11 27 (10.42%) CSS3
11 27 (10.42%) jQuery
12 25 (9.65%) RESTful
13 24 (9.27%) Spring
14 23 (8.88%) Apache Cordova
15 22 (8.49%) iOS SDK
15 22 (8.49%) SOAP
16 21 (8.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 19 (7.34%) Unity DI Container
17 19 (7.34%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 159 (61.39%) Mobile App
2 34 (13.13%) iPhone
3 31 (11.97%) iPad
4 14 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 13 (5.02%) Client/Server
6 12 (4.63%) Computer Science
7 11 (4.25%) Smartphone
8 8 (3.09%) Pocket PC
9 4 (1.54%) NHS
9 4 (1.54%) Social Media
10 3 (1.16%) FMCG
10 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.16%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.77%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.77%) Animation
11 2 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.39%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.39%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 135 (52.12%) Apple iOS
2 125 (48.26%) Android
3 51 (19.69%) Windows
4 30 (11.58%) Windows Mobile
5 21 (8.11%) Windows 8
6 18 (6.95%) Windows Phone
7 12 (4.63%) Windows Phone 8
8 11 (4.25%) Windows CE
9 5 (1.93%) Linux
10 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.16%) UNIX
10 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.39%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (34.36%) iOS Development
2 70 (27.03%) Mobile Application Development
3 69 (26.64%) Android Development
4 61 (23.55%) TDD
5 44 (16.99%) SOA
6 42 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (13.90%) Use Case
7 36 (13.90%) Rapid Prototyping
8 29 (11.20%) Scrum
9 28 (10.81%) MVC
10 27 (10.42%) OO
11 20 (7.72%) Game Development
12 16 (6.18%) OOP
13 13 (5.02%) Web Development
14 11 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (4.25%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (3.47%) Kanban
16 8 (3.09%) Unit Testing
16 8 (3.09%) Web Design
17 7 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 71 (27.41%) JavaScript
2 62 (23.94%) Java
3 57 (22.01%) SQL
4 56 (21.62%) Objective-C
5 37 (14.29%) C#
6 21 (8.11%) C++
7 10 (3.86%) PHP
8 8 (3.09%) Embedded C++
8 8 (3.09%) C
9 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.16%) Ruby
10 2 (0.77%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.77%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.77%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.77%) Python
11 1 (0.39%) Groovy
11 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (3.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Varnish
Vendors
1 43 (16.60%) Google
2 39 (15.06%) Facebook
3 37 (14.29%) Twitter
4 26 (10.04%) Sencha
5 19 (7.34%) Microsoft
6 17 (6.56%) Apple
7 16 (6.18%) Xamarin
8 10 (3.86%) Appcelerator
9 6 (2.32%) Motorola
10 4 (1.54%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.16%) hybris
12 2 (0.77%) SAP
12 2 (0.77%) Syclo
12 2 (0.77%) Kony
12 2 (0.77%) Adobe
12 2 (0.77%) Perforce
12 2 (0.77%) Capita
12 2 (0.77%) Zend
13 1 (0.39%) Nokia
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