The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Development
Rank 558 493 522
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +29
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 98 134 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 84 44
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £33.97 £42.50 £55.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.07% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.83 £42.50 £53.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.39 £45.73 £56.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.27 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44690 43131 40985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.93% 79.27% 77.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29627 27316 25903
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1233 1208
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 96 £431 +7.81% 61
London -18 63 £450 +2.85% 21
City of London +29 10 £481 +1.31% 3
South East -25 8 £425 +28.30% 13
East of England +8 7 £425 +30.76% 2
Essex +4 7 £425 -
North West -16 6 £445 +14.83% 8
West Sussex -23 6 £425 +36.00%
East Midlands +13 5 £483 +16.96% 5
Cheshire -9 5 £454 +13.43% 3
Chester -2 4 £454 +13.43% 1
Gatwick +6 3 £450 +33.33%
Crawley -6 3 £425 +41.66%
West Midlands -11 3 £375 +26.05% 6
South West -14 3 £603 +72.14% 1
Birmingham +5 2 £363 +45.00% 2
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £433 -
Scotland -14 2 £310 -11.42%
Surrey - 2 £320 - 5
Leicestershire - 2 £350 - 2
Yorkshire +7 1 - - 5
Bristol 0 1 £590 +136.00% 1
Nottingham -1 1 £615 -
Manchester -16 1 £410 +10.81% 3
North East - 1 £363 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £310 -
Erskine - 1 £310 -
Colchester - 1 £225 -
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mobile Application Development.

1 211 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 89 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (33.18%) Android
4 66 (31.28%) Apple iOS
5 62 (29.38%) JavaScript
6 61 (28.91%) Java
7 52 (24.64%) Scrum
8 37 (17.54%) TDD
8 37 (17.54%) SQL
8 37 (17.54%) HTML
9 33 (15.64%) Android Development
10 31 (14.69%) iOS Development
10 31 (14.69%) jQuery
11 30 (14.22%) CSS
12 28 (13.27%) .NET
12 28 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (13.27%) Mobile Development
13 27 (12.80%) BDD
13 27 (12.80%) XML
14 25 (11.85%) Linux
14 25 (11.85%) Finance
15 24 (11.37%) AngularJS
16 23 (10.90%) Git (software)
16 23 (10.90%) SQL Server
17 22 (10.43%) QA
18 21 (9.95%) Web Development
18 21 (9.95%) C#
18 21 (9.95%) Windows
18 21 (9.95%) Enterprise Software
19 20 (9.48%) REST

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.69%) Node.js
2 8 (3.79%) Apache
2 8 (3.79%) CMS
3 5 (2.37%) WordPress
4 4 (1.90%) Drupal
4 4 (1.90%) JBoss
4 4 (1.90%) nginx
5 3 (1.42%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.95%) GeoServer
6 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.90%) Bluemix
2 4 (1.90%) GitHub
2 4 (1.90%) Google App Engine
2 4 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.90%) Lucidchart
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) AdSense
4 1 (0.47%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) HTTP
2 4 (1.90%) Internet
2 4 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.42%) MQTT
3 3 (1.42%) SSL
3 3 (1.42%) VoIP
4 2 (0.95%) Network Security
4 2 (0.95%) RIP
4 2 (0.95%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.47%) Skype
5 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.58%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.32%) MySQL
4 5 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.90%) GIS
5 4 (1.90%) SQLite
6 3 (1.42%) DB2
6 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.42%) Redis
6 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (0.95%) MS Access
7 2 (0.95%) Power BI
7 2 (0.95%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.95%) QGIS
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.95%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 23 (10.90%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.64%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.64%) JIRA
2 14 (6.64%) Subversion
3 12 (5.69%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.32%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.84%) Bitbucket
5 6 (2.84%) JUnit
6 5 (2.37%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.37%) Grunt
6 5 (2.37%) Maven
7 4 (1.90%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.90%) Ant
7 4 (1.90%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.90%) JBehave
7 4 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.90%) Mocha
7 4 (1.90%) Mockito
7 4 (1.90%) Selenium
7 4 (1.90%) webpack
General
1 25 (11.85%) Finance
2 15 (7.11%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.69%) Legal
3 12 (5.69%) Marketing
4 11 (5.21%) Automotive
5 9 (4.27%) Electronics
5 9 (4.27%) Retail
6 7 (3.32%) Banking
6 7 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.84%) Advertising
7 6 (2.84%) Games
8 3 (1.42%) Publishing
8 3 (1.42%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.95%) French Language
9 2 (0.95%) German Language
9 2 (0.95%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.95%) Local Government
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (50.24%) Developer
2 24 (11.37%) Scrum Master
3 19 (9.00%) Project Manager
4 17 (8.06%) Applications Developer
5 16 (7.58%) iOS Developer
6 15 (7.11%) Android Developer
6 15 (7.11%) Mobile Developer
6 15 (7.11%) QA Engineer
6 15 (7.11%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (6.64%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.69%) Architect
8 12 (5.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 11 (5.21%) Senior QA Engineer
10 10 (4.74%) Applications Engineer
10 10 (4.74%) Consultant
11 9 (4.27%) Technical Leader
12 8 (3.79%) Analyst
12 8 (3.79%) Senior Android Developer
12 8 (3.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.54%) HTML
2 31 (14.69%) jQuery
3 30 (14.22%) CSS
4 28 (13.27%) .NET
5 27 (12.80%) XML
6 24 (11.37%) AngularJS
7 20 (9.48%) JSON
7 20 (9.48%) REST
8 19 (9.00%) J2EE
9 18 (8.53%) Web Services
10 15 (7.11%) JMS
11 14 (6.64%) EJB
11 14 (6.64%) HTML5
12 13 (6.16%) CSS3
12 13 (6.16%) SOAP
13 12 (5.69%) RESTful
14 11 (5.21%) Spring
15 10 (4.74%) PhoneGap
16 8 (3.79%) ASP.NET
17 7 (3.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 211 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 21 (9.95%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (8.53%) User Experience
4 12 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.37%) Mashup
6 4 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.90%) Interactive TV
6 4 (1.90%) iPhone
6 4 (1.90%) IPTV
6 4 (1.90%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.90%) MHEG
6 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.42%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.42%) Social Media
8 2 (0.95%) CESG
8 2 (0.95%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.95%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.95%) iPad
8 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (33.18%) Android
2 66 (31.28%) Apple iOS
3 25 (11.85%) Linux
4 21 (9.95%) Windows
5 9 (4.27%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.79%) Unix
7 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.64%) Scrum
3 37 (17.54%) TDD
4 33 (15.64%) Android Development
5 31 (14.69%) iOS Development
6 28 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (13.27%) Mobile Development
7 27 (12.80%) BDD
8 21 (9.95%) Web Development
9 18 (8.53%) Front End Development
10 16 (7.58%) Coaching
11 15 (7.11%) Automated Testing
11 15 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (7.11%) Open Source
11 15 (7.11%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.16%) Black-Box Testing
12 13 (6.16%) Logistics
12 13 (6.16%) MVC
12 13 (6.16%) Project Management
13 12 (5.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (29.38%) JavaScript
2 61 (28.91%) Java
3 37 (17.54%) SQL
4 21 (9.95%) C#
5 19 (9.00%) Objective-C
6 13 (6.16%) Apple Swift
7 12 (5.69%) PHP
8 7 (3.32%) Python
9 6 (2.84%) C++
10 5 (2.37%) Apex Code
10 5 (2.37%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.90%) C
11 4 (1.90%) Ruby
12 3 (1.42%) Groovy
12 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.95%) VB
13 2 (0.95%) XAML
14 1 (0.47%) ES6
14 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (7.58%) Degree
2 11 (5.21%) PMI Certification
2 11 (5.21%) PMP
3 10 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (3.79%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.43%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.37%) Docker
2 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Ansible
1 3 (1.42%) OpenAM
1 3 (1.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.95%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.95%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (8.06%) Google
2 14 (6.64%) Oracle
3 9 (4.27%) SAP
3 9 (4.27%) Xamarin
4 8 (3.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.84%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.37%) Sybase
7 4 (1.90%) Apple
7 4 (1.90%) OpenTV
8 3 (1.42%) Apigee
8 3 (1.42%) IBM
8 3 (1.42%) Perforce
8 3 (1.42%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.42%) Splunk
9 2 (0.95%) Citrix
9 2 (0.95%) OpenText
9 2 (0.95%) VMware
10 1 (0.47%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.47%) ION Trading
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