The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 120 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 4 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.64% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £385 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
- +82.13%
Mobile Application Development
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2092 1721 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 70.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 876 773
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 31
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £21.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +52.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Mobile Application Development
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -15 2 £425 +41.66% 1
Glasgow - 1 £325 -
Dundee - 1 £300 - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Mobile Application Development
UK

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Android
2 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Android Development
3 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
6 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Android Development
1 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
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