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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 237 211 211
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 27 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 11
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£350 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £223 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.04
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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
9054 7831 7769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.29% 92.00% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 4144 3762
Average daily rate £375 £359 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 453 660
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 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
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £350 +34.61%
Hampshire -23 6 £325 -17.19% 3
Surrey - 6 £350 - 4
East Sussex - 4 £338 -
Oxfordshire -26 2 - - 2
Berkshire -7 1 £320 +37.63%
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 48 (63.16%) Mobile App
2 44 (57.89%) Apple iOS
3 38 (50.00%) Android
4 33 (43.42%) iOS Development
5 31 (40.79%) TDD
6 25 (32.89%) JavaScript
7 24 (31.58%) SQL
7 24 (31.58%) JSON
8 23 (30.26%) XML
8 23 (30.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 22 (28.95%) Android Development
10 20 (26.32%) REST
10 20 (26.32%) HTML
10 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (25.00%) Objective-C
11 19 (25.00%) iPhone
11 19 (25.00%) HTML5
12 18 (23.68%) PhoneGap
12 18 (23.68%) Google
13 17 (22.37%) Facebook
13 17 (22.37%) OAuth
14 16 (21.05%) Use Case
14 16 (21.05%) Rapid Prototyping
14 16 (21.05%) Twitter
14 16 (21.05%) SOA
14 16 (21.05%) Internet
15 15 (19.74%) RESTful
16 14 (18.42%) iPad
16 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
16 14 (18.42%) Apache Cordova

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 6 (7.89%) Node.js
2 2 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) Internet
2 14 (18.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) Subversion
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.32%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.32%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (13.16%) Games
2 5 (6.58%) Publishing
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) JSON
2 23 (30.26%) XML
3 20 (26.32%) REST
3 20 (26.32%) HTML
4 19 (25.00%) HTML5
5 18 (23.68%) PhoneGap
6 17 (22.37%) OAuth
7 15 (19.74%) RESTful
8 14 (18.42%) Apache Cordova
8 14 (18.42%) Web Services
9 11 (14.47%) SOAP
9 11 (14.47%) Cocoa
10 10 (13.16%) .NET
10 10 (13.16%) Cocoa Touch
10 10 (13.16%) jQuery
11 9 (11.84%) Spring
12 8 (10.53%) CSS
12 8 (10.53%) J2ME
12 8 (10.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 7 (9.21%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 48 (63.16%) Mobile App
2 19 (25.00%) iPhone
3 14 (18.42%) iPad
4 12 (15.79%) Client/Server
4 12 (15.79%) User Experience
5 10 (13.16%) Data Structures
6 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.95%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.32%) Open Source
8 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.32%) Tandem
8 1 (1.32%) GIS
8 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.89%) Apple iOS
2 38 (50.00%) Android
3 10 (13.16%) Windows
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) iOS Development
2 31 (40.79%) TDD
3 23 (30.26%) Mobile Application Development
4 22 (28.95%) Android Development
5 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (21.05%) Use Case
6 16 (21.05%) Rapid Prototyping
6 16 (21.05%) SOA
7 13 (17.11%) Scrum
8 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (13.16%) Kanban
9 9 (11.84%) Game Development
10 7 (9.21%) OO
11 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.63%) Web Development
12 2 (2.63%) ITIL
12 2 (2.63%) Multithreading
13 1 (1.32%) Memory Management
13 1 (1.32%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) JavaScript
2 24 (31.58%) SQL
3 19 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 14 (18.42%) Java
5 9 (11.84%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) C++
6 2 (2.63%) PHP
6 2 (2.63%) VC++
7 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Google
2 17 (22.37%) Facebook
3 16 (21.05%) Twitter
4 12 (15.79%) Apple
5 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.58%) Sencha
7 4 (5.26%) Xamarin
8 3 (3.95%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.63%) Syclo
10 1 (1.32%) Appcelerator
10 1 (1.32%) Telerik