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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 155 148 182
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +34
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 820 779 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.50% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.61% 4.79% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 517 398
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £22.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £38.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £28.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -10.15%

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
17795 16274 17176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.66% 31.30% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10961 10094 9993
Average daily rate £410 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 633 875
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.69 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -29.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -1 779 £384 +2.33% 327
London -14 408 £400 - 133
South East +58 166 £373 -0.66% 56
City of London +7 104 £400 - 39
Berkshire +45 72 £375 +3.44% 14
Yorkshire +24 43 £325 -13.33% 18
East of England -38 37 £350 +12.00% 25
East Midlands +25 35 £350 +16.66% 9
North West -24 32 £325 - 49
West Yorkshire +14 29 £319 -14.86% 9
Hampshire +9 29 £400 -15.78% 13
Scotland +4 26 £381 +27.08% 14
West Midlands -25 24 £350 - 9
Buckinghamshire +10 22 £300 -31.42% 4
Manchester -4 22 £325 +8.33% 31
Slough +9 21 £375 - 2
Surrey +4 20 £375 +3.44% 14
South West -26 20 £320 +3.22% 19
Bracknell +13 16 £313 -10.71% 2
Birmingham +2 16 £350 +81.81%
Edinburgh +18 15 £450 +39.53% 5
Nottinghamshire +14 15 £273 -9.16% 4
Nottingham +20 14 £195 -35.00% 4
Milton Keynes +11 14 £313 -26.47% 3
Kent +5 12 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire -22 12 £388 +19.23% 6
Northamptonshire +11 10 £480 -4.00%
Northampton +10 10 £480 -4.00%
Southampton +1 10 £444 +45.49% 6
Norfolk -6 10 £300 - 1

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 743 (41.93%) Agile Software Development
2 533 (30.08%) Apple iOS
3 521 (29.40%) Android
4 484 (27.31%) HTML
5 377 (21.28%) CSS
6 365 (20.60%) JavaScript
7 332 (18.74%) User Experience
8 290 (16.37%) Java
9 262 (14.79%) HTML5
10 249 (14.05%) Web Services
11 248 (14.00%) Scrum
12 246 (13.88%) Mobile Application Development
13 229 (12.92%) iOS Development
14 227 (12.81%) TDD
15 213 (12.02%) Finance
16 208 (11.74%) Android Development
17 203 (11.46%) Objective-C
18 185 (10.44%) .NET
19 173 (9.76%) XML
20 172 (9.71%) JSON
21 168 (9.48%) SQL
22 165 (9.31%) E-Commerce
23 157 (8.86%) REST
24 156 (8.80%) C#
25 155 (8.75%) OO
25 155 (8.75%) Degree
26 152 (8.58%) jQuery
27 146 (8.24%) CSS3
27 146 (8.24%) Windows
28 143 (8.07%) Retail

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 57 (3.22%) CMS
2 47 (2.65%) Node.js
3 25 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 20 (1.13%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.07%) Drupal
6 16 (0.90%) Apache
6 16 (0.90%) IIS
7 15 (0.85%) WordPress
8 12 (0.68%) Magnolia
9 9 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
10 8 (0.45%) SAS
10 8 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.45%) uiautomator
10 8 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.34%) Lync
12 5 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.28%) Kentico
12 5 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 90 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 70 (3.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (2.37%) MS Office
4 36 (2.03%) MS Excel
5 21 (1.19%) OmniGraffle
6 15 (0.85%) Adobe After Effects
6 15 (0.85%) InDesign
7 13 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.73%) Fireworks
8 11 (0.62%) MS Project
9 10 (0.56%) MS Visio
10 8 (0.45%) SPSS
11 7 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.17%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.056%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.51%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) Magento
3 4 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
3 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.23%) Maximo
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.11%) SAP MRS
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.056%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.056%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.056%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.056%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.056%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.02%) GitHub
3 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.73%) SaaS
5 12 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.40%) Office 365
6 7 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.056%) Trello
9 1 (0.056%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.056%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 101 (5.70%) Internet
2 57 (3.22%) HTTP
3 19 (1.07%) DNS
4 18 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.90%) Wireshark
6 14 (0.79%) NFC
7 13 (0.73%) SSL
7 13 (0.73%) Firewall
8 12 (0.68%) VoIP
9 11 (0.62%) Bluetooth
9 11 (0.62%) VPN
10 10 (0.56%) 4G
10 10 (0.56%) Network Security
10 10 (0.56%) Intranet
11 9 (0.51%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.45%) LTE
12 8 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (0.45%) GPRS
13 7 (0.40%) UMTS
13 7 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.95%) MySQL
3 25 (1.41%) SQLite
4 24 (1.35%) Big Data
5 19 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.07%) NoSQL
6 14 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 13 (0.73%) RDBMS
7 13 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 10 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.45%) QlikView
11 6 (0.34%) Redis
11 6 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.28%) RavenDB
13 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 122 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 80 (4.51%) Selenium
3 77 (4.35%) JIRA
4 76 (4.29%) Subversion
5 71 (4.01%) Xcode
5 71 (4.01%) Cucumber
6 60 (3.39%) Calabash
7 54 (3.05%) Axure RP
8 52 (2.93%) Jenkins
9 35 (1.98%) Visual Studio
10 34 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (1.92%) WebDriver
11 28 (1.58%) SoapUI
11 28 (1.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 28 (1.58%) Appium
12 24 (1.35%) Maven
13 21 (1.19%) Eclipse
14 18 (1.02%) Robotium
15 17 (0.96%) Grunt
16 16 (0.90%) eggPlant
General
1 213 (12.02%) Finance
2 143 (8.07%) Retail
3 114 (6.43%) Banking
4 110 (6.21%) Marketing
5 68 (3.84%) Games
6 65 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.09%) Publishing
8 26 (1.47%) Advertising
9 19 (1.07%) Automotive
10 15 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.85%) Legal
10 15 (0.85%) Back Office
11 13 (0.73%) French Language
12 12 (0.68%) German Language
12 12 (0.68%) Billing
13 10 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.40%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 733 (41.37%) Developer
2 221 (12.47%) Analyst
3 175 (9.88%) Designer
4 171 (9.65%) Mobile Developer
5 135 (7.62%) iOS Developer
6 122 (6.88%) Android Developer
7 120 (6.77%) Business Analyst
8 109 (6.15%) Architect
9 108 (6.09%) Project Manager
10 90 (5.08%) UX Designer
11 79 (4.46%) Tester
12 72 (4.06%) Test Analyst
13 67 (3.78%) Senior Developer
14 65 (3.67%) Front-End Developer
15 63 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
16 58 (3.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 53 (2.99%) Applications Developer
18 50 (2.82%) Web Developer
19 49 (2.77%) .NET Developer
20 47 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (27.31%) HTML
2 377 (21.28%) CSS
3 262 (14.79%) HTML5
4 249 (14.05%) Web Services
5 185 (10.44%) .NET
6 173 (9.76%) XML
7 172 (9.71%) JSON
8 157 (8.86%) REST
9 152 (8.58%) jQuery
10 146 (8.24%) CSS3
11 126 (7.11%) RESTful
12 96 (5.42%) AngularJS
13 94 (5.30%) SOAP
14 69 (3.89%) ASP.NET
14 69 (3.89%) Android SDK
15 68 (3.84%) iOS SDK
16 62 (3.50%) Cocoa
17 58 (3.27%) Ajax
18 56 (3.16%) PhoneGap
19 49 (2.77%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 332 (18.74%) User Experience
2 115 (6.49%) iPhone
3 91 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (4.12%) iPad
5 69 (3.89%) Open Source
6 68 (3.84%) Computer Science
7 52 (2.93%) Blackberry
8 43 (2.43%) Client/Server
9 34 (1.92%) Social Media
10 27 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.47%) Smartphone
12 24 (1.35%) Visualisation
12 24 (1.35%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
13 23 (1.30%) Video on Demand
14 22 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
15 20 (1.13%) GIS
15 20 (1.13%) Management Information System
16 19 (1.07%) Handset
17 17 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 533 (30.08%) Apple iOS
2 521 (29.40%) Android
3 146 (8.24%) Windows
4 81 (4.57%) Linux
5 52 (2.93%) Windows Phone
6 42 (2.37%) Windows Mobile
7 40 (2.26%) UNIX
8 20 (1.13%) Windows 8
9 19 (1.07%) Solaris
10 15 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
13 9 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.51%) Windows CE
14 8 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.17%) AIX
15 3 (0.17%) bada
15 3 (0.17%) CentOS
16 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (41.93%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (14.00%) Scrum
3 246 (13.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 229 (12.92%) iOS Development
5 227 (12.81%) TDD
6 208 (11.74%) Android Development
7 165 (9.31%) E-Commerce
8 155 (8.75%) OO
9 121 (6.83%) BDD
10 106 (5.98%) MVC
11 100 (5.64%) Project Management
12 90 (5.08%) SOA
13 86 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
14 84 (4.74%) Rapid Prototyping
15 80 (4.51%) Web Development
15 80 (4.51%) Test Scripting
15 80 (4.51%) Test Automation
16 78 (4.40%) Software Engineering
17 73 (4.12%) Waterfall
18 72 (4.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 365 (20.60%) JavaScript
2 290 (16.37%) Java
3 203 (11.46%) Objective-C
4 168 (9.48%) SQL
5 156 (8.80%) C#
6 96 (5.42%) Ruby
7 95 (5.36%) PHP
8 39 (2.20%) C++
9 34 (1.92%) Python
10 30 (1.69%) C
11 24 (1.35%) Perl
12 18 (1.02%) Groovy
13 11 (0.62%) ActionScript
13 11 (0.62%) Apex Code
14 10 (0.56%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.51%) Embedded C++
16 7 (0.40%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.34%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.34%) VB
18 5 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 155 (8.75%) Degree
2 38 (2.14%) ISEB
3 22 (1.24%) ISTQB
4 16 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.73%) CCNA
5 13 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.51%) JNCIA
8 7 (0.40%) RHCE
9 6 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.23%) CCSE
11 4 (0.23%) CCSA
11 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.23%) CCSP
11 4 (0.23%) CCNP
12 3 (0.17%) PMP
12 3 (0.17%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.11%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.21%) QA
2 11 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.23%) SLA
5 2 (0.11%) WCAG
6 1 (0.056%) PAS 55
6 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.56%) NFS
3 7 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.23%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.17%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) KVM
7 1 (0.056%) Firmware
7 1 (0.056%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.056%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.02%) Puppet
4 12 (0.68%) Ansible
5 6 (0.34%) Salt
6 4 (0.23%) OpenView
6 4 (0.23%) Netcool
6 4 (0.23%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.11%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.056%) logstash
8 1 (0.056%) Kibana
8 1 (0.056%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.056%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 90 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 81 (4.57%) Google
3 78 (4.40%) Adobe
4 69 (3.89%) Facebook
5 59 (3.33%) Oracle
6 56 (3.16%) Apple
7 49 (2.77%) Twitter
8 43 (2.43%) Xamarin
9 38 (2.14%) Sencha
10 27 (1.52%) HP
11 22 (1.24%) Appcelerator
12 21 (1.19%) SAP
12 21 (1.19%) IBM
13 19 (1.07%) Cisco
14 17 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (0.90%) Citrix
16 15 (0.85%) Sun
17 13 (0.73%) Red Hat
18 12 (0.68%) Symbian
19 11 (0.62%) Juniper
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