The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 343 377 372
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 72 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 45
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.53%
Mobile Application Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in London

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mobile Application Development
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the London region.

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mobile Application Development
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London +5 18 £450 +4.34% 6
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 £500 -
Mobile Application Development
England

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mobile Application Development also 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 that cited Mobile Application Development.

1 146 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 72 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (41.78%) Apple iOS
4 53 (36.30%) JSON
4 53 (36.30%) Android
4 53 (36.30%) Java
5 52 (35.62%) JavaScript
6 43 (29.45%) XML
7 42 (28.77%) HTML
8 38 (26.03%) CSS
9 36 (24.66%) iOS Development
9 36 (24.66%) Mobile Development
10 35 (23.97%) Ajax
10 35 (23.97%) Web Development
10 35 (23.97%) HTML5
11 34 (23.29%) Scrum
12 33 (22.60%) TDD
13 32 (21.92%) Web Services
14 31 (21.23%) OO
15 30 (20.55%) Finance
16 29 (19.86%) jQuery
16 29 (19.86%) Objective-C
16 29 (19.86%) User Experience
17 27 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (18.49%) Android Development
18 26 (17.81%) CSS3
18 26 (17.81%) Linux
18 26 (17.81%) C++
19 25 (17.12%) SQL Server
19 25 (17.12%) REST

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mobile Application Development also 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 that cited Mobile Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.22%) Apache
2 11 (7.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (6.16%) CMS
4 8 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (5.48%) Node.js
4 8 (5.48%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.11%) Drupal
6 5 (3.42%) IIS
7 4 (2.74%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.74%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.68%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.68%) WordPress
9 1 (0.68%) Liferay
9 1 (0.68%) Confluence
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.11%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (4.11%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.74%) GitHub
4 3 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.05%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.07%) MySQL
3 14 (9.59%) NoSQL
4 13 (8.90%) DB2
4 13 (8.90%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (8.90%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.22%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.79%) Big Data
7 6 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.11%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) SQLite
8 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 23 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.16%) Xcode
4 8 (5.48%) Android Studio
5 7 (4.79%) Maven
5 7 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.79%) Selenium
6 4 (2.74%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.74%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.05%) Appium
7 3 (2.05%) Calabash
7 3 (2.05%) JIRA
7 3 (2.05%) Hudson
8 2 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.37%) Subversion
8 2 (1.37%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.68%) NUnit
9 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
General
1 30 (20.55%) Finance
2 13 (8.90%) Automotive
3 10 (6.85%) Retail
4 5 (3.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.05%) Marketing
6 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (77.40%) Developer
2 30 (20.55%) Mobile Developer
3 21 (14.38%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.38%) C++ Developer
4 19 (13.01%) iOS Developer
5 16 (10.96%) Architect
6 14 (9.59%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Applications Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Senior iOS Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Android Developer
8 7 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.11%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Programmer
11 4 (2.74%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (36.30%) JSON
2 43 (29.45%) XML
3 42 (28.77%) HTML
4 38 (26.03%) CSS
5 35 (23.97%) Ajax
5 35 (23.97%) HTML5
6 32 (21.92%) Web Services
7 29 (19.86%) jQuery
8 26 (17.81%) CSS3
9 25 (17.12%) REST
10 23 (15.75%) SOAP
10 23 (15.75%) Spring
11 20 (13.70%) Qt
12 18 (12.33%) .NET
13 17 (11.64%) J2EE
13 17 (11.64%) PhoneGap
13 17 (11.64%) AngularJS
14 15 (10.27%) RESTful
15 13 (8.90%) Backbone.js
15 13 (8.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 146 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 29 (19.86%) User Experience
3 22 (15.07%) Computer Science
4 20 (13.70%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.42%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.74%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (2.74%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.74%) Tandem
7 3 (2.05%) Social Network
7 3 (2.05%) Streaming Video
7 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) iPhone
8 2 (1.37%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 61 (41.78%) Apple iOS
2 53 (36.30%) Android
3 26 (17.81%) Linux
4 13 (8.90%) UNIX
5 7 (4.79%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.37%) Windows
7 1 (0.68%) webOS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.66%) iOS Development
2 36 (24.66%) Mobile Development
3 35 (23.97%) Web Development
4 34 (23.29%) Scrum
5 33 (22.60%) TDD
6 31 (21.23%) OO
7 27 (18.49%) Android Development
7 27 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (16.44%) Open Source
9 22 (15.07%) DevOps
10 20 (13.70%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (10.96%) Web Design
12 15 (10.27%) Memory Management
13 14 (9.59%) MVC
14 12 (8.22%) Unit Testing
15 11 (7.53%) BDD
16 10 (6.85%) Project Management
16 10 (6.85%) Software Engineering
17 9 (6.16%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.30%) Java
2 52 (35.62%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.86%) Objective-C
4 26 (17.81%) C++
5 12 (8.22%) C#
6 11 (7.53%) PHP
7 8 (5.48%) SQL
7 8 (5.48%) Apple Swift
8 7 (4.79%) Ruby
9 5 (3.42%) ActionScript
9 5 (3.42%) Python
10 3 (2.05%) Go
11 2 (1.37%) C
11 2 (1.37%) Groovy
11 2 (1.37%) Scala
11 2 (1.37%) Clojure
12 1 (0.68%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.68%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 18 (12.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.37%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Varnish
2 2 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) Puppet
1 7 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.74%) CA LISA
3 3 (2.05%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (13.01%) Google
2 17 (11.64%) Apple
3 16 (10.96%) Oracle
4 12 (8.22%) Adobe
5 6 (4.11%) Xamarin
6 5 (3.42%) IBM
7 4 (2.74%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.74%) HP
7 4 (2.74%) CA
7 4 (2.74%) Pega
7 4 (2.74%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.74%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.05%) Coverity
8 3 (2.05%) Zend
9 2 (1.37%) hybris
10 1 (0.68%) Roku
10 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.68%) ATG
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