The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Applications Developer role 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 Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 403 415 380
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 17 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
Mobile Applications Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Mobile Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mobile Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mobile Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mobile Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Mobile Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Mobile Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mobile Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Mobile Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mobile Applications Developer
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 Applications Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +26 1 £350 +75.00% 3
Mobile Applications Developer
England

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Mobile Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 17 (73.91%) Android
3 16 (69.57%) Java
4 13 (56.52%) Apple iOS
5 10 (43.48%) Objective-C
5 10 (43.48%) Android Development
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) HTML5
7 8 (34.78%) iOS Development
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) .NET
8 7 (30.43%) CSS
9 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) JSON
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
10 5 (21.74%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
11 4 (17.39%) C++
11 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (17.39%) XML
11 4 (17.39%) Analytics
11 4 (17.39%) PhoneGap
12 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
12 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
12 3 (13.04%) XMPP
12 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
12 3 (13.04%) TDD
12 3 (13.04%) C

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Mobile Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VoIP
2 2 (8.70%) NFC
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) HTML5
3 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 5 (21.74%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (17.39%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) PhoneGap
6 3 (13.04%) XMPP
6 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
8 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (4.35%) GStreamer
8 1 (4.35%) Sinatra
8 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
8 1 (4.35%) REST
8 1 (4.35%) RESTful
8 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.70%) User Experience
5 2 (8.70%) iPhone
6 1 (4.35%) iPad
6 1 (4.35%) Video Editing
6 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Android
2 13 (56.52%) Apple iOS
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Android Development
2 8 (34.78%) iOS Development
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.35%) Image Processing
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Objective-C
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Syclo
1 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
1 1 (4.35%) SAP