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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 365 361 363
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 51 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 40
Average daily rate
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£414 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
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 £35.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -26.31%
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
19145 19259 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.65% 77.46% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13647 13495 12930
Average daily rate £450 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 227 356
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £13.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 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 2 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 16 £444 +12.34% 11
Mobile Application Development
England

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 98 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 63 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (37.76%) HTML
4 32 (32.65%) CSS
4 32 (32.65%) Android
5 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
6 30 (30.61%) Apple iOS
7 28 (28.57%) Java
8 27 (27.55%) Scrum
9 23 (23.47%) HTML5
10 22 (22.45%) REST
10 22 (22.45%) TDD
11 21 (21.43%) iOS Development
12 20 (20.41%) Windows
13 19 (19.39%) CSS3
13 19 (19.39%) User Experience
14 18 (18.37%) Android Development
15 17 (17.35%) Web Services
15 17 (17.35%) Objective-C
16 15 (15.31%) XML
16 15 (15.31%) jQuery
17 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
17 14 (14.29%) JSON
17 14 (14.29%) RESTful
17 14 (14.29%) Open Source
17 14 (14.29%) C#
18 13 (13.27%) Ruby
19 12 (12.24%) iPhone
19 12 (12.24%) BDD
19 12 (12.24%) Linux

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (6.12%) Drupal
2 4 (4.08%) Apache
2 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.06%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.02%) WordPress
5 1 (1.02%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.04%) InDesign
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (2.04%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.02%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.02%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) GitHub
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) VPN
3 1 (1.02%) Intranet
3 1 (1.02%) DNS
3 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.12%) MySQL
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.08%) Redis
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) SQLite
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.02%) SimpleDB
5 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.18%) Xcode
3 8 (8.16%) Bower
3 8 (8.16%) Grunt
4 5 (5.10%) JIRA
4 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.10%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.06%) Appium
6 3 (3.06%) Selenium
6 3 (3.06%) Maven
7 2 (2.04%) NUnit
7 2 (2.04%) Subversion
7 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (2.04%) Axure RP
7 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (8.16%) Retail
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Games
4 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.08%) Publishing
4 4 (4.08%) Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (62.24%) Developer
2 12 (12.24%) iOS Developer
2 12 (12.24%) Web Developer
3 11 (11.22%) Project Manager
3 11 (11.22%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Android Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Designer
9 4 (4.08%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior iOS Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Xamarin Developer
10 3 (3.06%) UX Designer
10 3 (3.06%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.76%) HTML
2 32 (32.65%) CSS
3 23 (23.47%) HTML5
4 22 (22.45%) REST
5 19 (19.39%) CSS3
6 17 (17.35%) Web Services
7 15 (15.31%) XML
7 15 (15.31%) jQuery
8 14 (14.29%) JSON
8 14 (14.29%) RESTful
9 10 (10.20%) .NET
10 8 (8.16%) Apache Flex
11 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 6 (6.12%) iOS SDK
13 5 (5.10%) Android SDK
13 5 (5.10%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (5.10%) AngularJS
14 4 (4.08%) Spring
14 4 (4.08%) Cocoa
14 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 98 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 19 (19.39%) User Experience
3 14 (14.29%) Open Source
4 12 (12.24%) iPhone
5 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.10%) Social Network
6 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.04%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.04%) Video on Demand
8 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.04%) Online Games
8 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.65%) Android
2 30 (30.61%) Apple iOS
3 20 (20.41%) Windows
4 12 (12.24%) Linux
5 6 (6.12%) Windows Phone
6 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.55%) Scrum
3 22 (22.45%) TDD
4 21 (21.43%) iOS Development
5 18 (18.37%) Android Development
6 12 (12.24%) BDD
7 11 (11.22%) Project Management
8 9 (9.18%) OO
9 8 (8.16%) MVC
9 8 (8.16%) UX Design
10 7 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.14%) OOP
11 5 (5.10%) DevOps
11 5 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.08%) SOA
12 4 (4.08%) Kanban
12 4 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.08%) Business Analysis
12 4 (4.08%) User Stories
13 3 (3.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
2 28 (28.57%) Java
3 17 (17.35%) Objective-C
4 14 (14.29%) C#
5 13 (13.27%) Ruby
6 10 (10.20%) PHP
7 8 (8.16%) ActionScript
7 8 (8.16%) Perl
8 5 (5.10%) SQL
9 4 (4.08%) C++
9 4 (4.08%) Python
10 3 (3.06%) C
11 2 (2.04%) XAML
12 1 (1.02%) R
12 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) ISEB
2 2 (2.04%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.08%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.06%) Sencha
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) Adobe
3 2 (2.04%) Apple
4 1 (1.02%) Zend
4 1 (1.02%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.02%) Citrix
4 1 (1.02%) Symbian
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