The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 235 194 231
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +37
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 18 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.51% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.72% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 3
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£275 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7186 5989 6139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.23% 70.41% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 3263 2982
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 236 335
Average hourly rate £21.99 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Mobile Application Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the South East region.

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mobile Application Development
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Surrey -3 8 £275 -24.13% 8
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £220 +76.00%
Berkshire -1 2 £308 -23.12%
East Sussex -3 1 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire -26 1 - - 3
Hampshire -42 1 £360 -8.28% 3
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Mobile Application Development
England

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 65 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 39 (60.00%) TDD
3 37 (56.92%) XML
4 34 (52.31%) Internet
5 33 (50.77%) SQL
5 33 (50.77%) REST
6 32 (49.23%) Facebook
6 32 (49.23%) OAuth
6 32 (49.23%) Google
6 32 (49.23%) JSON
7 31 (47.69%) Twitter
7 31 (47.69%) SOA
8 29 (44.62%) Rapid Prototyping
8 29 (44.62%) Use Case
9 23 (35.38%) HTML
10 19 (29.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 17 (26.15%) Unity DI Container
11 17 (26.15%) C#
12 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
12 16 (24.62%) .NET
12 16 (24.62%) MVC
13 15 (23.08%) CSS
14 14 (21.54%) jQuery
14 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (21.54%) HTML5
15 13 (20.00%) Java
16 12 (18.46%) Games
16 12 (18.46%) Game Development
16 12 (18.46%) Spring
17 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (9.23%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) Lync
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.54%) Drupal
3 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) RFID
2 1 (1.54%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) PHPUnit
2 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (18.46%) Games
2 2 (3.08%) Publishing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 58 (89.23%) Developer
2 35 (53.85%) Mobile Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Lead Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Applications Developer
4 11 (16.92%) .NET Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.69%) PHP Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) C# Application Developer
9 4 (6.15%) .NET Applications Developer
9 4 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (3.08%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) XML
2 33 (50.77%) REST
3 32 (49.23%) OAuth
3 32 (49.23%) JSON
4 23 (35.38%) HTML
5 19 (29.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 17 (26.15%) Unity DI Container
7 16 (24.62%) .NET
8 15 (23.08%) CSS
9 14 (21.54%) jQuery
9 14 (21.54%) HTML5
10 12 (18.46%) Spring
11 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
12 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (13.85%) Web Services
14 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
14 7 (10.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (9.23%) Java ME
15 6 (9.23%) J2ME
16 5 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 65 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.69%) User Experience
2 5 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Kinect
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Android
1 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) TDD
2 31 (47.69%) SOA
3 29 (44.62%) Use Case
3 29 (44.62%) Rapid Prototyping
4 16 (24.62%) MVC
5 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (18.46%) Game Development
7 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.23%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) OO
7 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.69%) Android Development
8 5 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 5 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.69%) BDD
9 3 (4.62%) User Stories
10 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.08%) Coaching
10 2 (3.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) C#
3 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.00%) Java
5 7 (10.77%) PHP
6 5 (7.69%) Ruby
6 5 (7.69%) Perl
6 5 (7.69%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) C
7 2 (3.08%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Delphi
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Google
1 32 (49.23%) Facebook
2 31 (47.69%) Twitter
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.23%) Zend
5 4 (6.15%) Xamarin
6 3 (4.62%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.54%) Apple
7 1 (1.54%) Telerik