The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 364 302 345
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 50 126 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.50% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.54% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 87 61
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £259 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Mobile 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
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £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 Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mobile Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Mobile Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mobile 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 Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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 +12 4 £448 +27.85% 12
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £438 -
Upminster - - - -
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 62 (59.05%) Android
2 58 (55.24%) Apple iOS
3 45 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 45 (42.86%) HTML
4 38 (36.19%) iOS Development
5 33 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 32 (30.48%) HTML5
7 30 (28.57%) Android Development
7 30 (28.57%) CSS
7 30 (28.57%) Java
8 25 (23.81%) Objective-C
9 22 (20.95%) Windows
10 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (16.19%) iPhone
12 16 (15.24%) iPad
13 15 (14.29%) Web Services
14 14 (13.33%) OO
14 14 (13.33%) Windows Mobile
15 13 (12.38%) PhoneGap
16 12 (11.43%) JSON
16 12 (11.43%) jQuery
16 12 (11.43%) C#
17 11 (10.48%) MVC
17 11 (10.48%) CSS3
17 11 (10.48%) REST
18 10 (9.52%) C++
18 10 (9.52%) .NET
18 10 (9.52%) XML
18 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
19 9 (8.57%) PHP

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Doxygen
1 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) VPN
2 6 (5.71%) VoIP
3 5 (4.76%) HTTP
4 2 (1.90%) Internet
4 2 (1.90%) NFC
5 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) MySQL
2 4 (3.81%) SQLite
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 6 (5.71%) Subversion
1 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.81%) Xcode
3 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.95%) JBehave
4 1 (0.95%) NUnit
4 1 (0.95%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.95%) Maven
4 1 (0.95%) Selenium
4 1 (0.95%) Ant
4 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.95%) Mocha
4 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.95%) Bower
4 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.95%) Grunt
General
1 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Publishing
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Games
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.86%) HTML
2 32 (30.48%) HTML5
3 30 (28.57%) CSS
4 15 (14.29%) Web Services
5 13 (12.38%) PhoneGap
6 12 (11.43%) JSON
6 12 (11.43%) jQuery
7 11 (10.48%) CSS3
7 11 (10.48%) REST
8 10 (9.52%) .NET
8 10 (9.52%) XML
9 9 (8.57%) Apache Cordova
10 8 (7.62%) iOS SDK
10 8 (7.62%) Ajax
11 7 (6.67%) SOAP
12 6 (5.71%) Cocoa Touch
12 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.76%) JSF
13 5 (4.76%) Cocoa
13 5 (4.76%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 45 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 17 (16.19%) iPhone
3 16 (15.24%) iPad
4 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.71%) Blackberry
6 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.86%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.86%) Social Media
8 3 (2.86%) User Experience
9 1 (0.95%) FMCG
9 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.95%) Animation
9 1 (0.95%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.95%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.95%) PMI
9 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (59.05%) Android
2 58 (55.24%) Apple iOS
3 22 (20.95%) Windows
4 14 (13.33%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (8.57%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.76%) Linux
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Phone
7 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.86%) UNIX
8 3 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) iOS Development
2 30 (28.57%) Android Development
3 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.33%) OO
5 11 (10.48%) MVC
6 9 (8.57%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (7.62%) TDD
8 7 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (5.71%) OOP
9 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.71%) Web Development
10 5 (4.76%) Analytics
11 4 (3.81%) Scrum
11 4 (3.81%) Web Design
12 3 (2.86%) Time Management
12 3 (2.86%) Information Architecture
12 3 (2.86%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.86%) MVVM
12 3 (2.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 30 (28.57%) Java
3 25 (23.81%) Objective-C
4 12 (11.43%) C#
5 10 (9.52%) C++
6 9 (8.57%) PHP
7 6 (5.71%) C
8 3 (2.86%) Ruby
9 2 (1.90%) Python
9 2 (1.90%) SQL
10 1 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Varnish
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) Xamarin
2 5 (4.76%) Motorola
2 5 (4.76%) Sencha
3 4 (3.81%) Appcelerator
3 4 (3.81%) Google
4 3 (2.86%) Perforce
5 2 (1.90%) Facebook
5 2 (1.90%) Zend
6 1 (0.95%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) Apple
6 1 (0.95%) Adobe
6 1 (0.95%) Syclo
6 1 (0.95%) MobileIron
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