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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 248 203 233
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +30
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 22 48 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.52% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.71% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -28.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.53%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Kent -9 9 £475 +35.71% 1
Berkshire +2 7 £300 - 10
Buckinghamshire -16 2 £425 +88.88% 2
Surrey -6 1 £400 +122.22% 2
East Sussex -7 1 £550 +69.23% 2
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Mobile Application Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 19 (45.24%) Android
3 16 (38.10%) Apple iOS
4 15 (35.71%) REST
4 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (35.71%) CSS
4 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 13 (30.95%) Android Development
6 12 (28.57%) OpenGL
6 12 (28.57%) JSON
7 11 (26.19%) OAuth
7 11 (26.19%) Social Media
8 10 (23.81%) CSS3
8 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.81%) iOS Development
9 9 (21.43%) Ember.js
9 9 (21.43%) MVC
9 9 (21.43%) HTML
10 7 (16.67%) Mobile Development
11 6 (14.29%) Java
11 6 (14.29%) Games
12 5 (11.90%) HTML5
12 5 (11.90%) Game Development
13 4 (9.52%) Open Source
13 4 (9.52%) Windows
13 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
13 4 (9.52%) User Experience
13 4 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
14 3 (7.14%) MobileIron
14 3 (7.14%) Ionic Framework

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) JBoss
1 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (2.38%) Lync
1 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) PPP
1 1 (2.38%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.38%) QUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) Log4j
General
1 6 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Applications Developer
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Android Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (7.14%) iOS Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Trainer
8 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) CSS
1 15 (35.71%) REST
1 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
2 12 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 12 (28.57%) JSON
3 11 (26.19%) OAuth
4 10 (23.81%) CSS3
5 9 (21.43%) Ember.js
5 9 (21.43%) HTML
6 5 (11.90%) HTML5
7 4 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (7.14%) Ionic Framework
8 3 (7.14%) PhoneGap
9 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.76%) Sass
9 2 (4.76%) LESS
9 2 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (4.76%) .NET
9 2 (4.76%) Cocoa
9 2 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (26.19%) Social Media
3 4 (9.52%) User Experience
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Animation
5 2 (4.76%) BYOD
6 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Android
2 16 (38.10%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.76%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Android Development
2 10 (23.81%) iOS Development
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) MVC
4 7 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 5 (11.90%) Game Development
6 4 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum
7 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.76%) BDD
7 2 (4.76%) TDD
7 2 (4.76%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (2.38%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.38%) CRM
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) Apple Swift
3 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) MobileIron
3 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) SAP