The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 129 168 220
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +52
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 903 605 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.60% 1.27% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.31% 4.95% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 391 298
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Average hourly rate £31.00 £22.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.93 £12.40 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+64.10% -44.28%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +25 864 £400 +6.66% 361
London +17 489 £400 +3.22% 159
South East +58 186 £400 +12.28% 58
City of London -6 116 £430 +12.78% 38
Berkshire +30 81 £400 +20.30% 11
Yorkshire +3 39 £325 -21.92% 22
East of England -2 38 £383 -15.00% 22
North West -21 38 £325 +16.07% 46
West Yorkshire +2 33 £313 -24.92% 16
Buckinghamshire +9 30 £400 +39.13% 5
Hampshire +24 28 £475 +46.15% 11
Bracknell +20 27 £400 +6.66%
East Midlands +16 26 £265 -5.35% 8
Manchester -14 24 £325 +11.11% 29
West Midlands -6 23 £290 -3.73% 12
South West -26 23 £488 +21.87% 24
Leeds -7 20 £325 -21.92% 10
Milton Keynes 0 17 £494 - 2
Southampton +1 14 £475 +58.33% 2
East Sussex +1 14 £325 -18.75% 1
Kent +15 13 £375 +8.69% 5
Tunbridge Wells - 12 £363 -
Cambridgeshire 0 11 £475 - 12
Bedfordshire -7 11 £419 - 3
Dorset 0 10 £500 +376.19% 5
Northamptonshire - 10 £260 -
Birmingham -8 9 £263 -8.69% 3
Bradford - 9 £410 - 2
Bournemouth +2 8 £500 +100.00% 2
Hertfordshire -9 8 £314 -30.27% 4

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 563 (33.85%) Android
2 537 (32.29%) Apple iOS
3 509 (30.61%) HTML
4 389 (23.39%) JavaScript
5 387 (23.27%) Java
6 361 (21.71%) CSS
7 347 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
8 308 (18.52%) HTML5
9 252 (15.15%) Scrum
10 250 (15.03%) Mobile Application Development
11 234 (14.07%) Web Services
12 229 (13.77%) .NET
13 194 (11.67%) Android Development
14 191 (11.49%) jQuery
15 186 (11.18%) iOS Development
16 181 (10.88%) C#
17 173 (10.40%) XML
18 166 (9.98%) Objective-C
19 163 (9.80%) TDD
20 161 (9.68%) Banking
20 161 (9.68%) E-Commerce
20 161 (9.68%) JSON
21 157 (9.44%) Windows
21 157 (9.44%) Finance
22 137 (8.24%) Retail
23 135 (8.12%) Selenium
24 134 (8.06%) CSS3
25 133 (8.00%) MVC
26 132 (7.94%) REST
27 128 (7.70%) QA

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (2.83%) CMS
2 33 (1.98%) Apache
3 30 (1.80%) IIS
4 25 (1.50%) Node.js
4 25 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 20 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 13 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (0.60%) Drupal
8 10 (0.60%) WordPress
9 9 (0.54%) NetWeaver
10 8 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (0.42%) Magnolia
11 7 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.36%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.30%) Confluence
13 5 (0.30%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 74 (4.45%) Photoshop
2 44 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (1.26%) MS Office
4 16 (0.96%) MS Excel
5 13 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
6 12 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.54%) MS Project
8 7 (0.42%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.42%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.24%) InDesign
11 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.060%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.060%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.060%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.060%) Maya
Business Applications
1 24 (1.44%) SiteCatalyst
2 15 (0.90%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.24%) Magento
5 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.12%) Maximo
6 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.68%) SaaS
2 22 (1.32%) GitHub
3 19 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.48%) PaaS
6 7 (0.42%) IaaS
6 7 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.36%) Heroku
7 6 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.30%) Trello
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.060%) Route 53
10 1 (0.060%) Office 365
10 1 (0.060%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 86 (5.17%) Internet
2 30 (1.80%) HTTP
3 18 (1.08%) Firewall
4 13 (0.78%) SSL
5 12 (0.72%) VPN
5 12 (0.72%) NFC
6 10 (0.60%) 3G
7 9 (0.54%) 4G
7 9 (0.54%) 2G
7 9 (0.54%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.48%) DNS
8 8 (0.48%) SMS
8 8 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.42%) Intranet
10 6 (0.36%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.36%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.30%) GSM
12 4 (0.24%) RTCP
12 4 (0.24%) RTP
12 4 (0.24%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.19%) MySQL
3 26 (1.56%) SQLite
4 23 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.02%) Big Data
7 16 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 14 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.66%) OLAP
10 10 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.54%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.42%) DB2
13 4 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.24%) EDRMS
13 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 135 (8.12%) Selenium
2 119 (7.16%) Git (software)
3 80 (4.81%) Xcode
4 79 (4.75%) Subversion
5 77 (4.63%) Cucumber
6 70 (4.21%) JIRA
7 64 (3.85%) Maven
8 63 (3.79%) Calabash
9 60 (3.61%) Jenkins
10 58 (3.49%) WebDriver
11 55 (3.31%) PhoneGap
12 51 (3.07%) SoapUI
13 49 (2.95%) JBehave
13 49 (2.95%) Axure RP
14 46 (2.77%) Ant
15 39 (2.35%) Visual Studio
16 32 (1.92%) Eclipse
17 31 (1.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 29 (1.74%) Mercurial
19 24 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 161 (9.68%) Banking
2 157 (9.44%) Finance
3 137 (8.24%) Retail
4 79 (4.75%) Marketing
5 77 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 63 (3.79%) Games
7 36 (2.16%) Publishing
8 30 (1.80%) Retail Banking
9 26 (1.56%) Legal
10 21 (1.26%) Automotive
11 20 (1.20%) Advertising
12 12 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.72%) French Language
13 11 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.60%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.54%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.42%) Local Government
16 7 (0.42%) Back Office
17 4 (0.24%) Electronics
17 4 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 692 (41.61%) Developer
2 213 (12.81%) Analyst
3 154 (9.26%) Designer
4 135 (8.12%) Mobile Developer
5 127 (7.64%) Architect
5 127 (7.64%) Android Developer
6 116 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 106 (6.37%) iOS Developer
8 104 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 90 (5.41%) User Experience Designer
10 88 (5.29%) Tester
11 74 (4.45%) Front-End Developer
12 72 (4.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 70 (4.21%) Web Developer
14 62 (3.73%) Applications Developer
15 60 (3.61%) .NET Developer
16 54 (3.25%) Test Analyst
17 53 (3.19%) Senior Developer
18 51 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
19 41 (2.47%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (30.61%) HTML
2 361 (21.71%) CSS
3 308 (18.52%) HTML5
4 234 (14.07%) Web Services
5 229 (13.77%) .NET
6 191 (11.49%) jQuery
7 173 (10.40%) XML
8 161 (9.68%) JSON
9 134 (8.06%) CSS3
10 132 (7.94%) REST
11 118 (7.10%) SOAP
12 99 (5.95%) RESTful
13 91 (5.47%) ASP.NET
14 77 (4.63%) iOS SDK
15 58 (3.49%) Android SDK
16 57 (3.43%) Ajax
17 50 (3.01%) Backbone.js
17 50 (3.01%) AngularJS
18 49 (2.95%) .NET Framework
19 41 (2.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 115 (6.92%) iPhone
2 69 (4.15%) iPad
3 61 (3.67%) Blackberry
4 54 (3.25%) Open Source
5 42 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.41%) Mobile Banking
7 31 (1.86%) Smartphone
8 29 (1.74%) IPTV
8 29 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.50%) Digital Media
9 25 (1.50%) Graphic Design
10 24 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
11 23 (1.38%) Video on Demand
11 23 (1.38%) Social Media
11 23 (1.38%) GIS
12 19 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 19 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.08%) NHS
14 17 (1.02%) Visualisation
15 16 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 563 (33.85%) Android
2 537 (32.29%) Apple iOS
3 157 (9.44%) Windows
4 80 (4.81%) Linux
5 63 (3.79%) Windows Phone
6 41 (2.47%) UNIX
7 37 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
8 15 (0.90%) Windows 8
9 13 (0.78%) Solaris
10 11 (0.66%) BlackBerry OS
11 9 (0.54%) bada
11 9 (0.54%) Windows CE
12 7 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.42%) AIX
13 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
14 5 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
15 4 (0.24%) webOS
15 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (15.15%) Scrum
3 250 (15.03%) Mobile Application Development
4 194 (11.67%) Android Development
5 186 (11.18%) iOS Development
6 163 (9.80%) TDD
7 161 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 133 (8.00%) MVC
9 105 (6.31%) OO
10 100 (6.01%) SOA
11 98 (5.89%) Test Automation
12 88 (5.29%) BDD
13 87 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
14 86 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 79 (4.75%) Project Management
16 72 (4.33%) Analytics
17 69 (4.15%) Software Engineering
18 66 (3.97%) Web Development
19 60 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
20 58 (3.49%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 389 (23.39%) JavaScript
2 387 (23.27%) Java
3 181 (10.88%) C#
4 166 (9.98%) Objective-C
5 128 (7.70%) SQL
6 98 (5.89%) PHP
7 88 (5.29%) Ruby
8 72 (4.33%) C++
9 43 (2.59%) C
10 34 (2.04%) Python
11 17 (1.02%) XPath
11 17 (1.02%) XQuery
12 16 (0.96%) Groovy
13 15 (0.90%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.90%) Perl
14 13 (0.78%) ActionScript
15 12 (0.72%) VB
15 12 (0.72%) XAML
16 10 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 104 (6.25%) Degree
2 39 (2.35%) ISEB
3 21 (1.26%) ISTQB
4 18 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.24%) PMP
9 3 (0.18%) CEH
9 3 (0.18%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.12%) CCNA
10 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.060%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.060%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.060%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.060%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.060%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (7.70%) QA
2 17 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) SLA
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.060%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 8 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.30%) KVM
4 5 (0.30%) vSphere
5 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.18%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.12%) NFS
6 2 (0.12%) UAG
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.060%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (1.38%) Puppet
2 21 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.60%) Ansible
4 5 (0.30%) Nagios
5 4 (0.24%) Ganglia
5 4 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (0.24%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.060%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.060%) SCOM
7 1 (0.060%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.060%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.060%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.060%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (5.29%) Adobe
2 75 (4.51%) Google
3 70 (4.21%) Oracle
4 62 (3.73%) Apple
5 36 (2.16%) Microsoft
6 32 (1.92%) Twitter
7 31 (1.86%) SAP
8 30 (1.80%) HP
9 29 (1.74%) Facebook
10 28 (1.68%) Appcelerator
11 27 (1.62%) Sencha
12 24 (1.44%) Symbian
13 22 (1.32%) IBM
13 22 (1.32%) Xamarin
14 21 (1.26%) Omniture
15 16 (0.96%) Sitecore
16 15 (0.90%) VMware
17 13 (0.78%) TIBCO
18 11 (0.66%) Sun
19 10 (0.60%) hybris
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Annum contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago