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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 246 187 214
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +27
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 21 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.50% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.71% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 4
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£360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
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
7228 6045 5842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.94% 70.98% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4094 3238 2910
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 236 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £44.78 £43.28
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 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 December 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 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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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 -2 8 £275 -24.13% 3
Berkshire -1 6 £379 -5.31% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £388 +210.00%
Oxfordshire -31 1 - - 2
Hampshire -41 1 £360 -8.28% 1
Kent - - - - 4
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Mobile Application Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 55 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 26 (47.27%) TDD
3 24 (43.64%) HTML
4 19 (34.55%) XML
5 18 (32.73%) SOA
5 18 (32.73%) .NET
6 17 (30.91%) Internet
6 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (29.09%) HTML5
7 16 (29.09%) SQL
7 16 (29.09%) C#
7 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
7 16 (29.09%) CSS
8 15 (27.27%) MVC
8 15 (27.27%) jQuery
8 15 (27.27%) OAuth
8 15 (27.27%) JSON
8 15 (27.27%) Google
8 15 (27.27%) Facebook
8 15 (27.27%) REST
9 14 (25.45%) Twitter
9 14 (25.45%) Use Case
9 14 (25.45%) Rapid Prototyping
10 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
10 10 (18.18%) Android
11 9 (16.36%) Game Development
11 9 (16.36%) Spring
11 9 (16.36%) Games
11 9 (16.36%) Scrum
11 9 (16.36%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (10.91%) Node.js
2 2 (3.64%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Lync
3 1 (1.82%) WordPress
3 1 (1.82%) Drupal
3 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) NFC
2 1 (1.82%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) PHPUnit
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.64%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.36%) Games
2 3 (5.45%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) Mobile Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 11 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# Application Developer
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Applications Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (7.27%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) HTML
2 19 (34.55%) XML
3 18 (32.73%) .NET
4 16 (29.09%) HTML5
4 16 (29.09%) CSS
5 15 (27.27%) jQuery
5 15 (27.27%) OAuth
5 15 (27.27%) JSON
5 15 (27.27%) REST
6 9 (16.36%) Spring
6 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
7 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (12.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
8 7 (12.73%) Web Services
8 7 (12.73%) CSS3
9 6 (10.91%) J2ME
9 6 (10.91%) Java ME
10 5 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 5 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 55 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.73%) User Experience
3 5 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) Kinect
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 10 (18.18%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) TDD
2 18 (32.73%) SOA
3 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (27.27%) MVC
5 14 (25.45%) Use Case
5 14 (25.45%) Rapid Prototyping
6 9 (16.36%) Game Development
6 9 (16.36%) Scrum
7 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.73%) BDD
8 7 (12.73%) iOS Development
9 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.91%) OO
10 5 (9.09%) Android Development
10 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (7.27%) User Stories
11 4 (7.27%) Extreme Programming
12 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
12 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
12 3 (5.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
1 16 (29.09%) C#
1 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.36%) Java
3 7 (12.73%) PHP
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby
4 5 (9.09%) Python
4 5 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) XAML
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Google
1 15 (27.27%) Facebook
2 14 (25.45%) Twitter
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.91%) Zend
5 4 (7.27%) Xamarin
6 3 (5.45%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.64%) Lotus
8 1 (1.82%) Telerik
8 1 (1.82%) Apple