The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 212 233 237
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 38 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.048% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.068% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 5
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £303 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.22% -10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.41%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Mobile Application Development
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 13 £375 - 4
Berkshire +3 12 £350 - 1
Surrey -4 6 £348 -7.33% 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £535 -
Hampshire - - - - 6
West Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 5
Mobile Application Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 73 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 32 (43.84%) XML
2 32 (43.84%) JSON
3 30 (41.10%) Apple iOS
3 30 (41.10%) .NET
4 26 (35.62%) Android
5 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
6 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
6 21 (28.77%) SQL
6 21 (28.77%) iOS Development
7 19 (26.03%) HTML
7 19 (26.03%) TDD
8 16 (21.92%) SOA
9 15 (20.55%) Android Development
10 14 (19.18%) Internet
11 13 (17.81%) Java
11 13 (17.81%) Rapid Prototyping
11 13 (17.81%) OAuth
11 13 (17.81%) Google
11 13 (17.81%) REST
11 13 (17.81%) Facebook
11 13 (17.81%) Twitter
12 12 (16.44%) Use Case
12 12 (16.44%) C#
13 11 (15.07%) CSS
13 11 (15.07%) Games
13 11 (15.07%) jQuery
13 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
13 11 (15.07%) Spring
13 11 (15.07%) Game Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (10.96%) IIS
2 6 (8.22%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.22%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) SQLite
2 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.96%) Xcode
3 1 (1.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.37%) WebStorm
3 1 (1.37%) Bower
3 1 (1.37%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (15.07%) Games
2 5 (6.85%) Publishing
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (76.71%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) Mobile Developer
3 11 (15.07%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Lead Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Android Developer
4 10 (13.70%) iOS Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Applications Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Applications Manager
7 6 (8.22%) Release Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 2 (2.74%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.74%) Development Team Leader
10 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce Manager
10 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) XML
1 32 (43.84%) JSON
2 30 (41.10%) .NET
3 19 (26.03%) HTML
4 13 (17.81%) OAuth
4 13 (17.81%) REST
5 11 (15.07%) CSS
5 11 (15.07%) jQuery
5 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
5 11 (15.07%) Spring
6 10 (13.70%) HTML5
7 8 (10.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (10.96%) NHibernate
8 6 (8.22%) Web Services
9 4 (5.48%) Core Animation
9 4 (5.48%) Cocoa
9 4 (5.48%) UIKit
10 3 (4.11%) Android SDK
11 2 (2.74%) RESTful
11 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.85%) iPhone
3 4 (5.48%) Animation
4 3 (4.11%) GIS
5 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.74%) PDA
6 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Apple iOS
2 26 (35.62%) Android
3 4 (5.48%) webOS
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.74%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.74%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) iOS Development
2 19 (26.03%) TDD
3 16 (21.92%) SOA
4 15 (20.55%) Android Development
5 13 (17.81%) Rapid Prototyping
6 12 (16.44%) Use Case
7 11 (15.07%) Game Development
8 10 (13.70%) Scrum
9 9 (12.33%) MVC
10 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.22%) Release Management
11 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.22%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.85%) Multithreading
13 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
14 3 (4.11%) Project Management
15 2 (2.74%) Supplier Management
15 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
1 21 (28.77%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) Java
3 12 (16.44%) C#
4 4 (5.48%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.37%) Perl
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
5 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Google
1 13 (17.81%) Facebook
1 13 (17.81%) Twitter
2 10 (13.70%) Apple
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Motorola
4 1 (1.37%) Assembla
4 1 (1.37%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.37%) Zend
4 1 (1.37%) Sencha
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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