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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 160 132 159
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 763 844 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.38% 1.64% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.58% 5.26% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 551 403
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Average hourly rate £29.47 £32.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.01% +104.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £27.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £36.50 £24.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £32.50 £18.02
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +80.35%

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
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 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
England -31 716 £375 -2.59% 292
London -43 358 £400 -3.03% 113
South East +1 142 £350 +0.71% 49
City of London -5 105 £400 - 45
North West +12 60 £338 +3.84% 37
Berkshire +4 55 £375 +17.18% 12
South West -7 40 £400 +25.00% 21
Surrey +20 38 £275 -22.53% 10
Scotland +8 37 £350 +16.66% 13
Manchester +3 29 £325 +6.12% 23
Buckinghamshire +7 28 £350 +30.84% 1
East Midlands +7 27 £448 +32.22% 6
Cheshire +24 25 £380 +1.33% 8
East of England -34 25 £350 +7.69% 23
Milton Keynes +6 24 £350 +12.00% 1
West Midlands -15 23 £338 +3.84% 11
Yorkshire -3 22 £340 +13.33% 24
West Yorkshire -5 18 £345 +32.69% 14
Edinburgh 0 17 £425 +41.66% 5
Hampshire -32 15 £375 -4.45% 7
Bristol -5 14 £450 +38.46% 2
Slough +5 13 £375 -50.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 13 £350 +3.24% 1
Glasgow +2 13 £338 +50.00% 3
Nottingham +1 13 £350 +3.24% 1
Bracknell - 12 £250 -
North East -17 11 £365 +5.41% 7
Guildford 0 10 £350 +55.55% 2
Cambridgeshire -15 10 £400 +18.51% 9
Northampton - 10 £455 -

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 665 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (30.45%) Apple iOS
3 487 (30.08%) Android
4 467 (28.84%) HTML
5 384 (23.72%) JavaScript
6 372 (22.98%) CSS
7 292 (18.04%) User Experience
8 271 (16.74%) HTML5
9 264 (16.31%) Java
10 243 (15.01%) Scrum
11 241 (14.89%) Mobile Application Development
12 225 (13.90%) Finance
13 218 (13.47%) iOS Development
14 201 (12.42%) Android Development
15 199 (12.29%) Web Services
16 192 (11.86%) .NET
17 188 (11.61%) TDD
18 169 (10.44%) CSS3
19 168 (10.38%) Windows
20 163 (10.07%) C#
21 162 (10.01%) Objective-C
22 161 (9.94%) jQuery
23 156 (9.64%) E-Commerce
24 155 (9.57%) OO
25 147 (9.08%) XML
26 142 (8.77%) PHP
26 142 (8.77%) JSON
27 139 (8.59%) SQL
28 127 (7.84%) Banking
29 126 (7.78%) Degree

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 67 (4.14%) CMS
2 53 (3.27%) Node.js
3 26 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 22 (1.36%) WordPress
5 20 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.24%) Drupal
6 14 (0.86%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.80%) IIS
8 11 (0.68%) Apache
9 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.56%) Confluence
10 9 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.49%) SAS
12 7 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.37%) Lync
14 5 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
14 5 (0.31%) Kentico
14 5 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 93 (5.74%) Photoshop
2 61 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 49 (3.03%) MS Office
4 33 (2.04%) MS Excel
5 11 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (0.49%) SPSS
8 7 (0.43%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.43%) MS Project
8 7 (0.43%) InDesign
9 6 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.19%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.062%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 7 (0.43%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.37%) Magento
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.12%) Maximo
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.12%) SAP MRS
4 2 (0.12%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.062%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.062%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.062%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.62%) SaaS
4 8 (0.49%) GitHub
4 8 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.31%) Office 365
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.12%) Heroku
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.062%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.062%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.89%) Internet
2 35 (2.16%) HTTP
3 20 (1.24%) SSL
3 20 (1.24%) DNS
4 19 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.93%) Wireshark
6 13 (0.80%) Firewall
7 11 (0.68%) Network Security
7 11 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (0.62%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.56%) 4G
9 9 (0.56%) VPN
9 9 (0.56%) SMS
9 9 (0.56%) VoIP
10 7 (0.43%) tcpdump
10 7 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (0.43%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (0.43%) Nortel Alteon
10 7 (0.43%) TACACS
10 7 (0.43%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (5.99%) MySQL
2 79 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 26 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 22 (1.36%) SQLite
5 17 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 13 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 11 (0.68%) Big Data
8 10 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.49%) QlikView
10 7 (0.43%) Redis
10 7 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.31%) RavenDB
12 5 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 122 (7.54%) Git (software)
2 77 (4.76%) JIRA
2 77 (4.76%) Subversion
3 61 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 57 (3.52%) Selenium
5 56 (3.46%) Cucumber
6 55 (3.40%) Xcode
7 47 (2.90%) Calabash
8 46 (2.84%) Axure RP
9 40 (2.47%) Visual Studio
10 32 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (1.67%) Appium
12 26 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 22 (1.36%) Eclipse
14 21 (1.30%) Grunt
15 20 (1.24%) Maven
16 17 (1.05%) JUnit
17 16 (0.99%) Robolectric
18 15 (0.93%) Hudson
19 14 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 225 (13.90%) Finance
2 127 (7.84%) Banking
3 103 (6.36%) Retail
4 91 (5.62%) Marketing
5 60 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 55 (3.40%) Games
7 34 (2.10%) Publishing
8 23 (1.42%) Automotive
8 23 (1.42%) Advertising
9 14 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.74%) French Language
10 12 (0.74%) German Language
11 11 (0.68%) Back Office
12 10 (0.62%) Billing
13 9 (0.56%) Law
13 9 (0.56%) Legal
13 9 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.43%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 726 (44.84%) Developer
2 170 (10.50%) Analyst
3 164 (10.13%) Mobile Developer
4 152 (9.39%) Designer
5 119 (7.35%) iOS Developer
6 112 (6.92%) Android Developer
7 99 (6.11%) Architect
8 97 (5.99%) Project Manager
9 89 (5.50%) Business Analyst
10 78 (4.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 71 (4.39%) UX Designer
12 66 (4.08%) Tester
13 65 (4.01%) Senior Developer
14 60 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
15 54 (3.34%) .NET Developer
16 53 (3.27%) Applications Developer
17 52 (3.21%) Front-End Developer
17 52 (3.21%) Test Analyst
18 45 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
19 43 (2.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (28.84%) HTML
2 372 (22.98%) CSS
3 271 (16.74%) HTML5
4 199 (12.29%) Web Services
5 192 (11.86%) .NET
6 169 (10.44%) CSS3
7 161 (9.94%) jQuery
8 147 (9.08%) XML
9 142 (8.77%) JSON
10 121 (7.47%) REST
11 116 (7.16%) AngularJS
12 103 (6.36%) RESTful
13 71 (4.39%) ASP.NET
14 68 (4.20%) Android SDK
15 64 (3.95%) SOAP
16 62 (3.83%) PhoneGap
17 60 (3.71%) Ajax
18 59 (3.64%) iOS SDK
19 49 (3.03%) Backbone.js
19 49 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 292 (18.04%) User Experience
2 104 (6.42%) iPhone
3 96 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.32%) Open Source
5 60 (3.71%) iPad
6 58 (3.58%) Computer Science
7 46 (2.84%) Social Media
8 37 (2.29%) Client/Server
8 37 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 37 (2.29%) Mobile Banking
9 34 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.48%) Visualisation
12 23 (1.42%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.30%) Video on Demand
13 21 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
14 20 (1.24%) Graphic Design
15 18 (1.11%) N-Tier
16 17 (1.05%) Smartphone
17 16 (0.99%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 493 (30.45%) Apple iOS
2 487 (30.08%) Android
3 168 (10.38%) Windows
4 96 (5.93%) Linux
5 61 (3.77%) Windows Phone
6 40 (2.47%) UNIX
7 37 (2.29%) Windows Mobile
8 28 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
10 19 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 19 (1.17%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.68%) Solaris
13 8 (0.49%) Windows CE
14 4 (0.25%) webOS
15 3 (0.19%) CentOS
16 2 (0.12%) Debian
16 2 (0.12%) OS/2
16 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (15.01%) Scrum
3 241 (14.89%) Mobile Application Development
4 218 (13.47%) iOS Development
5 201 (12.42%) Android Development
6 188 (11.61%) TDD
7 156 (9.64%) E-Commerce
8 155 (9.57%) OO
9 113 (6.98%) MVC
10 97 (5.99%) BDD
11 94 (5.81%) Project Management
12 76 (4.69%) Web Development
12 76 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (4.39%) Waterfall
14 68 (4.20%) Responsive Web Design
15 62 (3.83%) Software Engineering
16 58 (3.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 58 (3.58%) Mentoring
17 56 (3.46%) SOA
18 55 (3.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 384 (23.72%) JavaScript
2 264 (16.31%) Java
3 163 (10.07%) C#
4 162 (10.01%) Objective-C
5 142 (8.77%) PHP
6 139 (8.59%) SQL
7 76 (4.69%) Ruby
8 35 (2.16%) Python
8 35 (2.16%) C++
9 31 (1.91%) Perl
10 23 (1.42%) C
11 12 (0.74%) XPath
12 11 (0.68%) Apex Code
13 9 (0.56%) Embedded C++
14 8 (0.49%) XAML
14 8 (0.49%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.43%) PHP5
15 7 (0.43%) Groovy
15 7 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (7.78%) Degree
2 33 (2.04%) ISEB
3 20 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (0.86%) CCNA
4 14 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.43%) JNCIA
8 7 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.43%) CCSP
8 7 (0.43%) CCNP
8 7 (0.43%) CCSA
8 7 (0.43%) CCSE
9 6 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.31%) PMP
10 5 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.50%) QA
2 12 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.49%) SLA
5 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) WCAG
7 1 (0.062%) PAS 55
System Software
1 23 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.74%) Firmware
3 11 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.62%) NFS
5 8 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.062%) Varnish
7 1 (0.062%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.062%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (1.30%) Puppet
2 20 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (0.80%) Ansible
5 7 (0.43%) Netcool
5 7 (0.43%) OpenView
6 3 (0.19%) SCCM
6 3 (0.19%) Salt
6 3 (0.19%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.12%) logstash
7 2 (0.12%) Kibana
8 1 (0.062%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.062%) yum
8 1 (0.062%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.062%) Nagios
8 1 (0.062%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 103 (6.36%) Microsoft
2 89 (5.50%) Adobe
3 70 (4.32%) Google
4 51 (3.15%) Apple
5 39 (2.41%) Xamarin
6 38 (2.35%) Oracle
7 31 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 29 (1.79%) Sencha
9 28 (1.73%) VMware
10 25 (1.54%) Facebook
11 22 (1.36%) HP
11 22 (1.36%) Twitter
12 21 (1.30%) Appcelerator
12 21 (1.30%) Cisco
13 18 (1.11%) IBM
13 18 (1.11%) F5
14 16 (0.99%) Citrix
15 15 (0.93%) SAP
16 12 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (0.68%) Zend
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