The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Developer
Rank 234 231 214
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 27 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.16% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 4
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£338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £235 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.66 -
Mobile Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 8228 6991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.40% 91.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4347 3312
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 476 593
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mobile Developer
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 Developer across the South East region.

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Mobile Developer
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 Developer across the South East region.

Mobile Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mobile Developer
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 Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Berkshire +15 12 £313 +31.57% 2
Hampshire -9 10 £375 +7.14% 1
Surrey - 5 £400 - 4
East Sussex - 3 £375 - 2
Buckinghamshire -10 2 - - 2
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title.

1 50 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 45 (75.00%) Android
3 38 (63.33%) Mobile App
4 34 (56.67%) JavaScript
5 31 (51.67%) iOS Development
6 30 (50.00%) HTML
7 26 (43.33%) HTML5
8 23 (38.33%) PhoneGap
8 23 (38.33%) Android Development
9 21 (35.00%) iPhone
10 18 (30.00%) CSS
10 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
12 16 (26.67%) jQuery
12 16 (26.67%) Objective-C
13 15 (25.00%) .NET
13 15 (25.00%) Web Services
13 15 (25.00%) iOS SDK
14 14 (23.33%) iPad
15 13 (21.67%) Apache Cordova
16 12 (20.00%) Scrum
17 11 (18.33%) C#
17 11 (18.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 10 (16.67%) RESTful
19 9 (15.00%) User Experience
19 9 (15.00%) Java
19 9 (15.00%) Apple
19 9 (15.00%) TDD
20 8 (13.33%) Subversion
20 8 (13.33%) OO

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 8 (13.33%) Subversion
4 5 (8.33%) Xcode
5 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
7 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (6.67%) Publishing
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) HTML
2 26 (43.33%) HTML5
3 23 (38.33%) PhoneGap
4 18 (30.00%) CSS
5 16 (26.67%) jQuery
6 15 (25.00%) .NET
6 15 (25.00%) Web Services
6 15 (25.00%) iOS SDK
7 13 (21.67%) Apache Cordova
8 10 (16.67%) RESTful
9 7 (11.67%) CSS3
9 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.00%) JSON
10 6 (10.00%) SOAP
11 5 (8.33%) XML
11 5 (8.33%) Cocoa
11 5 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
11 5 (8.33%) Android SDK
11 5 (8.33%) REST
11 5 (8.33%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 38 (63.33%) Mobile App
2 21 (35.00%) iPhone
3 14 (23.33%) iPad
4 9 (15.00%) User Experience
5 5 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 5 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
6 4 (6.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.67%) Tandem
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.67%) Open Source
8 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 45 (75.00%) Android
3 7 (11.67%) Windows
4 5 (8.33%) Linux
5 4 (6.67%) UNIX
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) iOS Development
2 23 (38.33%) Android Development
3 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) Scrum
5 9 (15.00%) TDD
6 8 (13.33%) OO
7 6 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.33%) Kanban
9 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.67%) Web Development
10 3 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (5.00%) Line Management
11 2 (3.33%) Time Management
11 2 (3.33%) OOP
12 1 (1.67%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.67%) MVC
12 1 (1.67%) Content Management
12 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (26.67%) Objective-C
3 11 (18.33%) C#
4 9 (15.00%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) SQL
6 5 (8.33%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) C
7 3 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Apple
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Sencha
3 4 (6.67%) Appcelerator
4 3 (5.00%) Facebook
5 2 (3.33%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.33%) Syclo
5 2 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) Telerik