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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 183 235 223
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 56 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.045% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.049% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 19
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£400 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £283
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Mobile Developer
England

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
8455 8238 9219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.20% 92.73% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4681 4355 4276
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 509 634
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -13.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 - 23 £350 -
Surrey +10 9 £425 +77.08% 5
Hampshire -8 9 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
East Sussex - 5 - - 2
Berkshire +7 4 - -
West Sussex - 3 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 70 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 49 (61.25%) TDD
3 46 (57.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 45 (56.25%) XML
4 45 (56.25%) JSON
5 44 (55.00%) REST
5 44 (55.00%) SQL
6 38 (47.50%) Google
7 37 (46.25%) OAuth
7 37 (46.25%) Facebook
7 37 (46.25%) Twitter
7 37 (46.25%) SOA
7 37 (46.25%) Internet
8 36 (45.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 36 (45.00%) Use Case
9 31 (38.75%) Apple iOS
10 23 (28.75%) Java
11 22 (27.50%) iOS Development
12 21 (26.25%) Objective-C
13 20 (25.00%) Spring
13 20 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 19 (23.75%) Unity DI Container
14 19 (23.75%) Games
14 19 (23.75%) HTML
14 19 (23.75%) HTML5
15 18 (22.50%) Game Development
15 18 (22.50%) Android
16 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
16 17 (21.25%) Web Services
17 15 (18.75%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (2.50%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (46.25%) Internet
2 10 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.75%) Subversion
3 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) Ant
General
1 19 (23.75%) Games
2 5 (6.25%) Publishing
3 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (56.25%) XML
1 45 (56.25%) JSON
2 44 (55.00%) REST
3 37 (46.25%) OAuth
4 20 (25.00%) Spring
4 20 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 19 (23.75%) Unity DI Container
5 19 (23.75%) HTML
5 19 (23.75%) HTML5
6 17 (21.25%) Web Services
7 14 (17.50%) SOAP
8 12 (15.00%) Sencha Touch
9 11 (13.75%) RESTful
10 10 (12.50%) Cocoa
11 9 (11.25%) Apache Cordova
12 8 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
13 6 (7.50%) J2ME
13 6 (7.50%) Java ME
14 5 (6.25%) CSS3
14 5 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 12 (15.00%) iPhone
3 10 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 9 (11.25%) iPad
5 7 (8.75%) Blackberry
6 4 (5.00%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.25%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.25%) Animation
7 1 (1.25%) PDA
7 1 (1.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Apple iOS
2 18 (22.50%) Android
3 9 (11.25%) Windows
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.25%) webOS
6 1 (1.25%) UNIX
6 1 (1.25%) AIX
6 1 (1.25%) Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) TDD
2 46 (57.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 37 (46.25%) SOA
4 36 (45.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 36 (45.00%) Use Case
5 22 (27.50%) iOS Development
6 18 (22.50%) Game Development
7 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (16.25%) Android Development
8 12 (15.00%) Scrum
9 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.00%) Kanban
11 5 (6.25%) OO
12 4 (5.00%) MVC
12 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.75%) Time Management
13 3 (3.75%) Web Development
13 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
14 2 (2.50%) ITIL
14 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) SQL
2 23 (28.75%) Java
3 21 (26.25%) Objective-C
4 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.75%) C#
6 2 (2.50%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Google
2 37 (46.25%) Facebook
2 37 (46.25%) Twitter
3 12 (15.00%) Sencha
4 10 (12.50%) Apple
5 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.00%) Xamarin
7 3 (3.75%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.25%) Syclo
8 1 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) Motorola
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