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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 154 126 154
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 812 872 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.68% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.67% 5.34% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 572 408
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 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £23.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +47.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £32.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £40.00 £53.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.75 £20.04
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +68.41%

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
17390 16344 15219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.15% 31.57% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11141 10201 8877
Average daily rate £410 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 680 844
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -35 758 £375 - 348
London -33 378 £400 - 134
South East +2 152 £350 - 57
City of London -1 105 £400 - 39
North West +8 61 £338 -3.57% 45
Berkshire +13 58 £375 +17.18% 12
Surrey +24 43 £280 -22.75% 13
Scotland +1 40 £388 +40.90% 21
Manchester +6 35 £325 +4.00% 24
South West -12 34 £400 +30.08% 20
Yorkshire +5 33 £325 -13.33% 24
East of England -23 32 £350 +4.32% 25
East Midlands +6 26 £409 +20.50% 19
Hampshire -24 25 £400 +6.66% 10
West Midlands -10 23 £350 +7.69% 16
West Yorkshire +3 22 £325 -13.33% 16
Edinburgh +3 22 £425 +41.66% 10
Cheshire +3 20 £378 -11.17% 18
Buckinghamshire -5 20 £338 +26.16% 3
Slough +8 18 £375 -50.00% 3
Milton Keynes -1 17 £350 -17.64% 1
Glasgow -1 15 £350 +55.55% 6
Bracknell - 15 £288 -
Bristol -11 13 £438 +94.44% 5
North East -22 12 £375 +8.30% 6
Hertfordshire -4 11 £350 -17.64% 3
Northampton - 11 £455 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £375 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 11 £375 - 6
Northamptonshire - 11 £455 - 2

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 685 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (30.14%) Apple iOS
3 505 (29.90%) Android
4 477 (28.24%) HTML
5 382 (22.62%) JavaScript
5 382 (22.62%) CSS
6 302 (17.88%) User Experience
7 274 (16.22%) HTML5
8 259 (15.33%) Java
9 248 (14.68%) Mobile Application Development
10 245 (14.51%) Scrum
11 225 (13.32%) iOS Development
12 224 (13.26%) Finance
12 224 (13.26%) Web Services
13 212 (12.55%) Android Development
14 208 (12.31%) .NET
15 190 (11.25%) TDD
16 171 (10.12%) Objective-C
17 169 (10.01%) jQuery
18 168 (9.95%) C#
19 165 (9.77%) Windows
19 165 (9.77%) CSS3
20 164 (9.71%) XML
21 158 (9.35%) JSON
22 154 (9.12%) E-Commerce
23 153 (9.06%) OO
24 150 (8.88%) SQL
25 138 (8.17%) REST
26 137 (8.11%) Degree
27 134 (7.93%) PHP

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 62 (3.67%) CMS
2 58 (3.43%) Node.js
3 25 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 22 (1.30%) WordPress
4 22 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.18%) Drupal
6 14 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.77%) IIS
8 10 (0.59%) Apache
8 10 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.53%) IBM Notes
9 9 (0.53%) Confluence
10 8 (0.47%) SAS
11 7 (0.41%) Magnolia
11 7 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.36%) Lync
13 5 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 94 (5.57%) Photoshop
2 63 (3.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 54 (3.20%) MS Office
4 42 (2.49%) MS Excel
5 14 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
8 9 (0.53%) InDesign
8 9 (0.53%) MS Project
9 8 (0.47%) SPSS
9 8 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (0.41%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.18%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.12%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.30%) Magento
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.12%) SAP MRS
4 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) Maximo
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.059%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.059%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.059%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.059%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.059%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.059%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.53%) GitHub
3 9 (0.53%) SaaS
3 9 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.36%) Office 365
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.12%) Heroku
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.059%) Trello
8 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.059%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.74%) Internet
2 36 (2.13%) HTTP
3 20 (1.18%) DNS
4 19 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.01%) SSL
6 14 (0.83%) Wireshark
7 13 (0.77%) Firewall
7 13 (0.77%) Network Security
8 12 (0.71%) VoIP
9 10 (0.59%) VPN
9 10 (0.59%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (0.53%) SMS
11 8 (0.47%) Intranet
12 7 (0.41%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.41%) TACACS
12 7 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (0.41%) Nortel Alteon
12 7 (0.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (5.57%) MySQL
2 86 (5.09%) SQL Server
3 29 (1.72%) SQLite
4 26 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 19 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 15 (0.89%) Big Data
7 13 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (0.71%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (0.59%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.47%) QlikView
11 6 (0.36%) Redis
11 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.30%) RavenDB
13 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 120 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 80 (4.74%) JIRA
3 74 (4.38%) Subversion
4 62 (3.67%) Jenkins
5 59 (3.49%) Cucumber
5 59 (3.49%) Xcode
6 56 (3.32%) Selenium
7 49 (2.90%) Axure RP
8 45 (2.66%) Visual Studio
8 45 (2.66%) Calabash
9 39 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (1.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 25 (1.48%) Appium
12 22 (1.30%) Grunt
13 19 (1.12%) Eclipse
14 18 (1.07%) Maven
15 17 (1.01%) Robolectric
16 16 (0.95%) WebDriver
17 15 (0.89%) Hudson
18 14 (0.83%) Bower
General
1 224 (13.26%) Finance
2 122 (7.22%) Banking
3 118 (6.99%) Retail
4 100 (5.92%) Marketing
5 63 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 58 (3.43%) Games
7 40 (2.37%) Publishing
8 23 (1.36%) Advertising
9 22 (1.30%) Automotive
10 13 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.71%) German Language
12 11 (0.65%) Billing
12 11 (0.65%) French Language
13 10 (0.59%) Back Office
13 10 (0.59%) Legal
14 9 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.41%) Dutch Language
16 7 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 739 (43.75%) Developer
2 181 (10.72%) Analyst
3 178 (10.54%) Mobile Developer
4 163 (9.65%) Designer
5 118 (6.99%) iOS Developer
6 114 (6.75%) Android Developer
7 102 (6.04%) Project Manager
8 101 (5.98%) Business Analyst
9 97 (5.74%) Architect
10 83 (4.91%) UX Designer
11 79 (4.68%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 76 (4.50%) Tester
13 64 (3.79%) Senior Developer
14 61 (3.61%) Front-End Developer
15 58 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
15 58 (3.43%) Applications Developer
16 56 (3.32%) .NET Developer
17 55 (3.26%) Test Analyst
18 46 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
19 43 (2.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (28.24%) HTML
2 382 (22.62%) CSS
3 274 (16.22%) HTML5
4 224 (13.26%) Web Services
5 208 (12.31%) .NET
6 169 (10.01%) jQuery
7 165 (9.77%) CSS3
8 164 (9.71%) XML
9 158 (9.35%) JSON
10 138 (8.17%) REST
11 102 (6.04%) AngularJS
12 101 (5.98%) RESTful
13 74 (4.38%) ASP.NET
14 68 (4.03%) SOAP
15 66 (3.91%) Android SDK
16 65 (3.85%) Ajax
17 63 (3.73%) PhoneGap
18 61 (3.61%) iOS SDK
19 52 (3.08%) Apache Cordova
20 46 (2.72%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 302 (17.88%) User Experience
2 105 (6.22%) iPhone
3 104 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (4.32%) Open Source
5 62 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 59 (3.49%) iPad
7 43 (2.55%) Social Media
8 37 (2.19%) Client/Server
8 37 (2.19%) Blackberry
9 35 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (2.01%) Mobile Banking
11 27 (1.60%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.48%) Visualisation
13 22 (1.30%) Video on Demand
14 21 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
16 18 (1.07%) Graphic Design
16 18 (1.07%) N-Tier
17 17 (1.01%) Smartphone
17 17 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 509 (30.14%) Apple iOS
2 505 (29.90%) Android
3 165 (9.77%) Windows
4 92 (5.45%) Linux
5 59 (3.49%) Windows Phone
6 34 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
7 32 (1.89%) UNIX
8 25 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.42%) Windows 8
10 21 (1.24%) Windows 7
11 19 (1.12%) Windows Phone 8
12 12 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.71%) Solaris
13 9 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.47%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.18%) CentOS
15 3 (0.18%) webOS
16 2 (0.12%) OS/2
16 2 (0.12%) Debian
16 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (14.68%) Mobile Application Development
3 245 (14.51%) Scrum
4 225 (13.32%) iOS Development
5 212 (12.55%) Android Development
6 190 (11.25%) TDD
7 154 (9.12%) E-Commerce
8 153 (9.06%) OO
9 110 (6.51%) MVC
10 100 (5.92%) Project Management
11 92 (5.45%) BDD
12 74 (4.38%) Rapid Prototyping
13 73 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
14 71 (4.20%) Waterfall
15 69 (4.09%) Web Development
15 69 (4.09%) Responsive Web Design
16 65 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 63 (3.73%) SOA
18 59 (3.49%) Test Automation
19 58 (3.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 382 (22.62%) JavaScript
2 259 (15.33%) Java
3 171 (10.12%) Objective-C
4 168 (9.95%) C#
5 150 (8.88%) SQL
6 134 (7.93%) PHP
7 77 (4.56%) Ruby
8 34 (2.01%) C++
9 31 (1.84%) Perl
9 31 (1.84%) Python
10 24 (1.42%) C
11 12 (0.71%) XPath
12 11 (0.65%) Apex Code
13 9 (0.53%) ActionScript
13 9 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.53%) Embedded C++
14 8 (0.47%) Groovy
14 8 (0.47%) XAML
15 7 (0.41%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 137 (8.11%) Degree
2 32 (1.89%) ISEB
3 19 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.89%) CCNA
4 15 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 12 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.47%) JNCIA
7 8 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.41%) CCSA
8 7 (0.41%) CCSE
8 7 (0.41%) CCSP
8 7 (0.41%) CCNP
9 6 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.36%) RHCE
9 6 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.30%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.57%) QA
2 12 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.41%) SLA
4 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.12%) WCAG
6 1 (0.059%) PAS 55
System Software
1 22 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.59%) Firmware
2 10 (0.59%) NFS
3 9 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.059%) HDFS
6 1 (0.059%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.059%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.059%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (1.42%) Puppet
2 23 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.95%) Ansible
5 7 (0.41%) Netcool
5 7 (0.41%) OpenView
6 6 (0.36%) Salt
7 3 (0.18%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.18%) SCCM
8 2 (0.12%) Kibana
8 2 (0.12%) logstash
8 2 (0.12%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.059%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 105 (6.22%) Microsoft
2 88 (5.21%) Adobe
3 80 (4.74%) Google
4 48 (2.84%) Apple
5 47 (2.78%) Xamarin
6 43 (2.55%) Facebook
7 42 (2.49%) Oracle
8 37 (2.19%) Sencha
9 34 (2.01%) Twitter
10 28 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.42%) VMware
12 22 (1.30%) Appcelerator
12 22 (1.30%) HP
13 21 (1.24%) Cisco
14 18 (1.07%) IBM
15 16 (0.95%) F5
16 15 (0.89%) Citrix
17 14 (0.83%) SAP
18 13 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
19 12 (0.71%) Zend
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