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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 210 239 238
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 36 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.057% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.080% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 12
Average daily rate
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£285 £356 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £389 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-10.53% -21.05%
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
6709 6275 7158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.58% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3792 3477 3405
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 252 321
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Kent - 16 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £223 - 1
Surrey +2 4 £278 -23.44% 3
Hampshire - 4 £285 - 5
East Sussex -8 2 £325 - 1
Berkshire +10 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 2
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Mobile Application Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 81 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 52 (64.20%) TDD
3 49 (60.49%) XML
4 48 (59.26%) SQL
5 46 (56.79%) Internet
5 46 (56.79%) REST
6 45 (55.56%) Facebook
6 45 (55.56%) OAuth
6 45 (55.56%) Google
6 45 (55.56%) JSON
7 44 (54.32%) Twitter
8 43 (53.09%) SOA
9 41 (50.62%) Rapid Prototyping
9 41 (50.62%) Use Case
10 25 (30.86%) Java
11 23 (28.40%) Games
11 23 (28.40%) Spring
11 23 (28.40%) Game Development
12 21 (25.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 19 (23.46%) Unity DI Container
13 19 (23.46%) HTML
14 18 (22.22%) C#
15 16 (19.75%) .NET
16 12 (14.81%) jQuery
16 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (14.81%) Apple iOS
17 11 (13.58%) MVC
17 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
17 11 (13.58%) Android
18 10 (12.35%) iOS Development

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (3.70%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) Lync
2 2 (2.47%) Node.js
3 1 (1.23%) Drupal
3 1 (1.23%) WordPress
3 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (56.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) NFC
2 1 (1.23%) RFID
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 23 (28.40%) Games
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (90.12%) Developer
2 46 (56.79%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (32.10%) Lead Developer
4 13 (16.05%) .NET Developer
4 13 (16.05%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Applications Developer
6 8 (9.88%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.94%) C# Application Developer
9 4 (4.94%) .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Android Developer
11 2 (2.47%) iOS Developer
11 2 (2.47%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (60.49%) XML
2 46 (56.79%) REST
3 45 (55.56%) OAuth
3 45 (55.56%) JSON
4 23 (28.40%) Spring
5 21 (25.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 19 (23.46%) Unity DI Container
6 19 (23.46%) HTML
7 16 (19.75%) .NET
8 12 (14.81%) jQuery
9 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 9 (11.11%) CSS
9 9 (11.11%) Web Services
9 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.88%) HTML5
10 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
11 7 (8.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (7.41%) J2ME
12 6 (7.41%) Java ME
13 5 (6.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 81 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.17%) User Experience
3 3 (3.70%) iPhone
4 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Open Source
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) Animation
5 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.23%) PDA
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 11 (13.58%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.23%) webOS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (64.20%) TDD
2 43 (53.09%) SOA
3 41 (50.62%) Rapid Prototyping
3 41 (50.62%) Use Case
4 23 (28.40%) Game Development
5 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.58%) MVC
7 10 (12.35%) iOS Development
8 8 (9.88%) Android Development
9 4 (4.94%) Scrum
10 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.47%) Information Architecture
11 2 (2.47%) BDD
11 2 (2.47%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.47%) ITIL
11 2 (2.47%) OO
11 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.47%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (1.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (59.26%) SQL
2 25 (30.86%) Java
3 18 (22.22%) C#
4 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) Delphi
7 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) Facebook
1 45 (55.56%) Google
2 44 (54.32%) Twitter
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.17%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.70%) Apple
5 3 (3.70%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.47%) Zend
7 1 (1.23%) Motorola
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