The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 143 148 184
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +36
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 860 755 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.45% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.89% 4.68% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 490 422
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £524 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 15
Average hourly rate £24.23 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.15 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £34.75 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -43.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17571 16146 17261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.54% 31.06% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10696 9949 9991
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 661 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Mobile App
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile App Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile App
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile App within the UK.

Mobile App Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile App
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile App within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Mobile App Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile App
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App within the UK.

Mobile App Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile App
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile App within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Mobile App Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile App
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England +10 818 £395 +5.33% 338
London -8 425 £400 - 142
South East +76 187 £373 -0.66% 58
City of London +12 107 £400 -1.53% 30
Berkshire +44 82 £350 -6.66% 14
Yorkshire +26 41 £338 -10.00% 18
East of England -28 39 £350 +12.00% 23
East Midlands +26 32 £330 +10.00% 15
West Yorkshire +14 30 £338 -10.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +11 30 £300 -52.94% 4
West Midlands -18 30 £350 - 15
Scotland -9 28 £375 +20.96% 17
North West -33 28 £350 +7.69% 37
Hampshire +8 26 £400 -15.78% 14
Surrey +15 21 £375 +4.52% 13
South West -24 21 £320 +11.30% 21
Bracknell +17 20 £313 -10.71% 1
Slough +12 20 £413 - 3
Milton Keynes +15 19 £300 -29.41% 3
Birmingham +6 19 £350 +81.81% 5
Edinburgh +11 18 £394 +22.09% 6
Kent +12 16 £350 - 3
Manchester -10 16 £350 +16.66% 26
Hertfordshire -13 15 £445 +36.92% 5
Tunbridge Wells - 14 £350 - 1
Nottinghamshire +16 13 £273 -9.16% 4
Nottingham +18 12 £195 -35.00% 3
Southampton +2 10 £444 +45.49% 4
Bedfordshire -14 10 £450 +50.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 9 £375 - 5

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile App 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 App.

1 771 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (29.88%) Apple iOS
3 536 (29.71%) Android
4 504 (27.94%) HTML
5 391 (21.67%) CSS
6 372 (20.62%) JavaScript
7 355 (19.68%) User Experience
8 288 (15.96%) Java
9 273 (15.13%) HTML5
10 247 (13.69%) Web Services
10 247 (13.69%) Scrum
11 245 (13.58%) Mobile Application Development
12 237 (13.14%) TDD
13 221 (12.25%) Finance
14 219 (12.14%) iOS Development
15 204 (11.31%) Android Development
16 191 (10.59%) Objective-C
17 179 (9.92%) .NET
18 174 (9.65%) JSON
19 168 (9.31%) XML
19 168 (9.31%) E-Commerce
20 163 (9.04%) SQL
21 160 (8.87%) REST
22 158 (8.76%) jQuery
23 157 (8.70%) Degree
24 155 (8.59%) OO
25 150 (8.31%) CSS3
26 146 (8.09%) Windows
27 145 (8.04%) C#
28 144 (7.98%) Retail

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile App 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 App. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (2.94%) CMS
2 45 (2.49%) Node.js
3 25 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 20 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.05%) Apache
6 18 (1.00%) IIS
6 18 (1.00%) Drupal
7 16 (0.89%) WordPress
8 11 (0.61%) Magnolia
9 9 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (0.50%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.44%) SAS
10 8 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.33%) Lync
13 5 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.22%) TeamSite
14 4 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 89 (4.93%) Photoshop
2 69 (3.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (2.33%) MS Office
4 37 (2.05%) MS Excel
5 21 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
6 15 (0.83%) InDesign
7 14 (0.78%) Adobe After Effects
8 13 (0.72%) Fireworks
9 11 (0.61%) MS Project
10 9 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (0.44%) MS Visio
11 8 (0.44%) SPSS
12 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.17%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (0.50%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.28%) Magento
2 5 (0.28%) SiteCatalyst
2 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.22%) Maximo
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.11%) SAP MRS
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.055%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.055%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.055%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.055%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.055%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.055%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.00%) GitHub
3 16 (0.89%) SaaS
4 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.39%) Office 365
8 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.055%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.055%) Route 53
10 1 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.055%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 108 (5.99%) Internet
2 57 (3.16%) HTTP
3 18 (1.00%) DNS
4 16 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.83%) Wireshark
6 14 (0.78%) Firewall
6 14 (0.78%) SSL
7 13 (0.72%) NFC
8 12 (0.67%) VoIP
9 11 (0.61%) Bluetooth
9 11 (0.61%) Network Security
9 11 (0.61%) 4G
10 10 (0.55%) VPN
10 10 (0.55%) Intranet
11 9 (0.50%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (0.44%) GPRS
13 7 (0.39%) SMS
13 7 (0.39%) 3G
13 7 (0.39%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.66%) MySQL
3 29 (1.61%) Big Data
4 24 (1.33%) SQLite
5 20 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 14 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.44%) QlikView
11 6 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.28%) Redis
12 5 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.22%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 117 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 90 (4.99%) Selenium
3 82 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 76 (4.21%) Subversion
5 75 (4.16%) JIRA
6 70 (3.88%) Xcode
7 68 (3.77%) Calabash
8 54 (2.99%) Axure RP
9 51 (2.83%) Jenkins
10 37 (2.05%) WebDriver
11 36 (2.00%) SoapUI
12 32 (1.77%) Visual Studio
13 30 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 29 (1.61%) Maven
15 26 (1.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 21 (1.16%) eggPlant
17 19 (1.05%) Eclipse
18 18 (1.00%) Grunt
18 18 (1.00%) Robotium
19 16 (0.89%) Ant
General
1 221 (12.25%) Finance
2 144 (7.98%) Retail
3 122 (6.76%) Banking
4 105 (5.82%) Marketing
5 71 (3.94%) Games
6 67 (3.71%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.00%) Publishing
8 24 (1.33%) Advertising
9 18 (1.00%) Automotive
10 16 (0.89%) Legal
11 13 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.72%) French Language
12 12 (0.67%) Back Office
13 11 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.61%) German Language
13 11 (0.61%) Billing
13 11 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.39%) Electronics
14 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 725 (40.19%) Developer
2 220 (12.20%) Analyst
3 187 (10.37%) Designer
4 164 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 131 (7.26%) iOS Developer
6 122 (6.76%) Architect
7 121 (6.71%) Android Developer
8 117 (6.49%) Project Manager
8 117 (6.49%) Business Analyst
9 105 (5.82%) User Experience Designer
10 91 (5.04%) Tester
11 73 (4.05%) Test Analyst
12 72 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
13 70 (3.88%) Front-End Developer
14 67 (3.71%) Senior Developer
15 54 (2.99%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 52 (2.88%) Applications Developer
16 52 (2.88%) Web Developer
17 50 (2.77%) Lead Developer
18 48 (2.66%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (27.94%) HTML
2 391 (21.67%) CSS
3 273 (15.13%) HTML5
4 247 (13.69%) Web Services
5 179 (9.92%) .NET
6 174 (9.65%) JSON
7 168 (9.31%) XML
8 160 (8.87%) REST
9 158 (8.76%) jQuery
10 150 (8.31%) CSS3
11 118 (6.54%) RESTful
12 94 (5.21%) AngularJS
13 88 (4.88%) SOAP
14 69 (3.82%) Android SDK
15 68 (3.77%) ASP.NET
16 67 (3.71%) iOS SDK
17 62 (3.44%) Cocoa
18 55 (3.05%) Ajax
19 54 (2.99%) PhoneGap
20 50 (2.77%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 355 (19.68%) User Experience
2 108 (5.99%) iPhone
3 88 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (3.94%) iPad
5 69 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 66 (3.66%) Open Source
7 54 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 43 (2.38%) Client/Server
9 33 (1.83%) Social Media
10 25 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
10 25 (1.39%) Smartphone
11 24 (1.33%) Visualisation
12 21 (1.16%) GIS
12 21 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.11%) Handset
13 20 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
14 18 (1.00%) Video on Demand
15 17 (0.94%) Animation
16 16 (0.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 539 (29.88%) Apple iOS
2 536 (29.71%) Android
3 146 (8.09%) Windows
4 87 (4.82%) Linux
5 49 (2.72%) Windows Phone
6 42 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
7 40 (2.22%) UNIX
8 26 (1.44%) Solaris
9 19 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.67%) Windows Phone 8
12 9 (0.50%) Windows CE
13 8 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.17%) CentOS
15 3 (0.17%) AIX
15 3 (0.17%) bada
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (13.69%) Scrum
3 245 (13.58%) Mobile Application Development
4 237 (13.14%) TDD
5 219 (12.14%) iOS Development
6 204 (11.31%) Android Development
7 168 (9.31%) E-Commerce
8 155 (8.59%) OO
9 131 (7.26%) BDD
10 106 (5.88%) MVC
11 104 (5.76%) Rapid Prototyping
12 100 (5.54%) Project Management
13 95 (5.27%) SOA
14 87 (4.82%) Test Scripting
15 86 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
16 80 (4.43%) Waterfall
17 79 (4.38%) Web Development
18 78 (4.32%) Test Automation
19 76 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
20 74 (4.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 372 (20.62%) JavaScript
2 288 (15.96%) Java
3 191 (10.59%) Objective-C
4 163 (9.04%) SQL
5 145 (8.04%) C#
6 102 (5.65%) Ruby
7 91 (5.04%) PHP
8 39 (2.16%) C++
9 34 (1.88%) Python
10 29 (1.61%) C
11 24 (1.33%) Perl
12 18 (1.00%) Groovy
13 13 (0.72%) ActionScript
14 11 (0.61%) Apex Code
15 8 (0.44%) Embedded C++
15 8 (0.44%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.33%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.33%) VB
17 5 (0.28%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 157 (8.70%) Degree
2 39 (2.16%) ISEB
3 29 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 16 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (0.78%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.72%) CCNA
6 13 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.50%) JNCIA
8 7 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.39%) RHCE
9 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.22%) CCSA
11 4 (0.22%) CCSE
11 4 (0.22%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.22%) CCSP
11 4 (0.22%) CCNP
12 3 (0.17%) PMP
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (6.15%) QA
2 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
2 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.17%) SLA
4 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.11%) WCAG
5 1 (0.055%) PAS 55
5 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.55%) NFS
3 7 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.17%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.11%) KVM
6 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.055%) Varnish
7 1 (0.055%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 30 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.94%) Puppet
4 12 (0.67%) Ansible
5 6 (0.33%) Salt
6 4 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.22%) OpenView
6 4 (0.22%) Netcool
7 2 (0.11%) Nagios
7 2 (0.11%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.055%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.055%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 87 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 85 (4.71%) Google
3 79 (4.38%) Adobe
4 70 (3.88%) Oracle
4 70 (3.88%) Facebook
5 55 (3.05%) Apple
6 52 (2.88%) Twitter
7 37 (2.05%) Xamarin
8 35 (1.94%) Sencha
9 25 (1.39%) HP
10 24 (1.33%) SAP
11 21 (1.16%) IBM
11 21 (1.16%) Appcelerator
12 19 (1.05%) Cisco
13 18 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (0.89%) Citrix
14 16 (0.89%) Sun
15 13 (0.72%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.61%) Juniper
16 11 (0.61%) Symbian
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