The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 37 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.97% - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
278 274 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 91.45% 94.81% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 153 154
Average daily rate £340 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 65
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Mobile Developer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 23 (100.00%) SOA
1 23 (100.00%) Internet
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
1 23 (100.00%) XML
1 23 (100.00%) TDD
1 23 (100.00%) JSON
1 23 (100.00%) Use Case
1 23 (100.00%) OAuth
1 23 (100.00%) Google
1 23 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 23 (100.00%) REST
1 23 (100.00%) Facebook
1 23 (100.00%) Twitter
1 23 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 23 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 12 (52.17%) Unity DI Container
2 12 (52.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 11 (47.83%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) Games
3 11 (47.83%) Spring
3 11 (47.83%) Game Development
4 6 (26.09%) Java ME
4 6 (26.09%) J2ME

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 11 (47.83%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) XML
1 23 (100.00%) JSON
1 23 (100.00%) OAuth
1 23 (100.00%) REST
2 12 (52.17%) Unity DI Container
2 12 (52.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 11 (47.83%) Spring
4 6 (26.09%) Java ME
4 6 (26.09%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) SOA
1 23 (100.00%) TDD
1 23 (100.00%) Use Case
1 23 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 23 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 11 (47.83%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Java
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Google
1 23 (100.00%) Facebook
1 23 (100.00%) Twitter