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 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 Application Development
Rank 377 344 366
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 49 76 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.39% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £53.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +82.13%
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
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
City of London 0 17 £444 +13.78% 8
Mobile Application Development
England

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 69 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (37.14%) HTML
4 35 (33.33%) Android
5 34 (32.38%) CSS
6 32 (30.48%) JavaScript
6 32 (30.48%) Apple iOS
7 31 (29.52%) Java
8 29 (27.62%) Scrum
9 25 (23.81%) TDD
9 25 (23.81%) HTML5
10 23 (21.90%) iOS Development
11 21 (20.00%) CSS3
11 21 (20.00%) Windows
12 20 (19.05%) REST
12 20 (19.05%) Android Development
13 19 (18.10%) User Experience
13 19 (18.10%) Web Services
14 18 (17.14%) Objective-C
15 17 (16.19%) C#
16 15 (14.29%) XML
16 15 (14.29%) Open Source
16 15 (14.29%) jQuery
17 14 (13.33%) Ruby
17 14 (13.33%) RESTful
17 14 (13.33%) .NET
18 13 (12.38%) Linux
18 13 (12.38%) MVC
18 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
18 13 (12.38%) BDD

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (5.71%) Drupal
2 4 (3.81%) Apache
2 4 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.86%) Node.js
3 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.90%) WordPress
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.90%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.90%) InDesign
2 2 (1.90%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (1.90%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.95%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) GitHub
2 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) Internet
2 2 (1.90%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) VPN
3 1 (0.95%) DNS
3 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
3 1 (0.95%) Intranet
3 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
1 8 (7.62%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.67%) MySQL
3 4 (3.81%) Redis
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) SQLite
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) SimpleDB
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.52%) Xcode
3 8 (7.62%) Grunt
3 8 (7.62%) Bower
4 5 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.81%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.86%) Selenium
6 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.86%) Maven
6 3 (2.86%) Appium
7 2 (1.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (1.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.90%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.90%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.90%) NUnit
General
1 8 (7.62%) Games
2 7 (6.67%) Retail
2 7 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Publishing
4 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (62.86%) Developer
2 13 (12.38%) iOS Developer
3 12 (11.43%) Web Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.48%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Android Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (3.81%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Designer
8 4 (3.81%) Senior iOS Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.14%) HTML
2 34 (32.38%) CSS
3 25 (23.81%) HTML5
4 21 (20.00%) CSS3
5 20 (19.05%) REST
6 19 (18.10%) Web Services
7 15 (14.29%) XML
7 15 (14.29%) jQuery
8 14 (13.33%) RESTful
8 14 (13.33%) .NET
9 12 (11.43%) JSON
10 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
11 8 (7.62%) Apache Flex
12 7 (6.67%) iOS SDK
13 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (5.71%) Android SDK
14 5 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (4.76%) Cocoa
15 4 (3.81%) Spring
15 4 (3.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 105 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 19 (18.10%) User Experience
3 15 (14.29%) Open Source
4 13 (12.38%) iPhone
5 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.76%) Social Network
6 5 (4.76%) Blackberry
6 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.86%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.90%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.90%) Online Games
8 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.90%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.95%) iPad
9 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.33%) Android
2 32 (30.48%) Apple iOS
3 21 (20.00%) Windows
4 13 (12.38%) Linux
5 6 (5.71%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.62%) Scrum
3 25 (23.81%) TDD
4 23 (21.90%) iOS Development
5 20 (19.05%) Android Development
6 13 (12.38%) BDD
6 13 (12.38%) MVC
7 10 (9.52%) Project Management
7 10 (9.52%) OOP
8 9 (8.57%) OO
9 8 (7.62%) UX Design
10 7 (6.67%) Kanban
10 7 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.67%) User Stories
10 7 (6.67%) DevOps
10 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.81%) Coaching
13 4 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.48%) JavaScript
2 31 (29.52%) Java
3 18 (17.14%) Objective-C
4 17 (16.19%) C#
5 14 (13.33%) Ruby
6 11 (10.48%) PHP
7 9 (8.57%) SQL
7 9 (8.57%) Perl
8 8 (7.62%) ActionScript
9 5 (4.76%) Python
10 4 (3.81%) C++
11 3 (2.86%) C
12 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.95%) XAML
12 1 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) CBAP
2 2 (1.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.71%) Xamarin
2 4 (3.81%) Sencha
3 2 (1.90%) Apple
3 2 (1.90%) Zend
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle
4 1 (0.95%) Symbian
4 1 (0.95%) Citrix
4 1 (0.95%) Appcelerator
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