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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 468 492 435
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -57
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 139 90 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 42 84
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £55.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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
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 Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 +22 135 £400 +6.66% 101
London +40 78 £439 +3.23% 36
City of London +25 21 £475 +5.55% 19
South East -28 18 £325 -7.14% 19
South West +19 10 £350 +7.69% 7
North West -11 10 £375 +36.36% 9
East of England +11 8 £450 +20.00% 14
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £325 - 7
Kent -4 5 £350 -6.66% 4
Tunbridge Wells -8 5 £350 -3.44% 2
East Midlands -12 5 £413 +55.66% 1
West Sussex - 4 £313 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £350 - 1
Berkshire -9 3 £288 -7.25% 1
Manchester -9 3 £365 +32.72% 3
Oxfordshire -19 3 £338 -20.58% 5
Crawley - 3 £300 -
West Midlands - 3 £298 - 7
Buckinghamshire +1 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -25 2 - - 5
Wimbledon - 2 £375 - 2
Essex - 2 - - 4
Cheshire - 2 £400 - 3
Somerset - 2 £400 - 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £425 -
Basildon - 2 - -
Bath - 2 £400 - 1
Chester - 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes +3 1 - - 1
Bristol 0 1 £250 -23.07% 2

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 245 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 113 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (44.08%) Apple iOS
4 103 (42.04%) Android
5 76 (31.02%) JavaScript
6 65 (26.53%) iOS Development
7 59 (24.08%) Android Development
7 59 (24.08%) HTML
7 59 (24.08%) Java
8 49 (20.00%) Scrum
8 49 (20.00%) Objective-C
9 48 (19.59%) Mobile Development
10 46 (18.78%) OO
11 43 (17.55%) CSS
12 41 (16.73%) Web Services
12 41 (16.73%) TDD
12 41 (16.73%) JSON
13 39 (15.92%) HTML5
14 38 (15.51%) REST
15 37 (15.10%) .NET
16 36 (14.69%) SQL Server
16 36 (14.69%) C#
16 36 (14.69%) XML
17 35 (14.29%) CSS3
18 33 (13.47%) User Experience
19 30 (12.24%) jQuery
19 30 (12.24%) Degree
20 29 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
21 28 (11.43%) Git (software)
21 28 (11.43%) MySQL

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.94%) IIS
2 14 (5.71%) Node.js
3 10 (4.08%) Apache
4 9 (3.67%) CMS
5 6 (2.45%) Confluence
6 5 (2.04%) Drupal
6 5 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.22%) WordPress
8 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.41%) JBoss
10 1 (0.41%) Liferay
10 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.22%) MS Office
4 2 (0.82%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.67%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.45%) Internet
2 5 (2.04%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.41%) PPTP
4 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) PPP
4 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.43%) MySQL
3 7 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.86%) DB2
3 7 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.45%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.45%) Big Data
5 5 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.63%) Redis
6 4 (1.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.82%) SQLite
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.76%) Xcode
3 15 (6.12%) Calabash
4 14 (5.71%) JIRA
5 12 (4.90%) Android Studio
6 10 (4.08%) Appium
6 10 (4.08%) Subversion
7 9 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.67%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.27%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.86%) Selenium
10 6 (2.45%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.45%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.04%) Maven
12 4 (1.63%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.63%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.63%) JUnit
13 3 (1.22%) Hudson
14 2 (0.82%) Mocha
14 2 (0.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (8.98%) Finance
2 14 (5.71%) Games
3 12 (4.90%) Automotive
4 9 (3.67%) Marketing
4 9 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.86%) Retail
6 6 (2.45%) Advertising
7 4 (1.63%) Law
7 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Military
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 170 (69.39%) Developer
2 43 (17.55%) Mobile Developer
3 36 (14.69%) iOS Developer
4 25 (10.20%) Android Developer
5 23 (9.39%) Applications Developer
6 22 (8.98%) Project Manager
7 19 (7.76%) Senior Developer
7 19 (7.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 13 (5.31%) Architect
9 12 (4.90%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.49%) Integration Manager
10 11 (4.49%) Consultant
11 10 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.67%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.86%) PHP Developer
13 7 (2.86%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.86%) Software Engineer
13 7 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
13 7 (2.86%) Senior iOS Developer
14 6 (2.45%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.08%) HTML
2 43 (17.55%) CSS
3 41 (16.73%) Web Services
3 41 (16.73%) JSON
4 39 (15.92%) HTML5
5 38 (15.51%) REST
6 37 (15.10%) .NET
7 36 (14.69%) XML
8 35 (14.29%) CSS3
9 30 (12.24%) jQuery
10 25 (10.20%) Ajax
10 25 (10.20%) AngularJS
10 25 (10.20%) RESTful
11 16 (6.53%) SOAP
12 15 (6.12%) Backbone.js
13 14 (5.71%) iOS SDK
13 14 (5.71%) OpenGL
13 14 (5.71%) Spring
14 12 (4.90%) Sass
14 12 (4.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 245 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 33 (13.47%) User Experience
3 24 (9.80%) Open Source
3 24 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.31%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.63%) Social Media
7 4 (1.63%) iPhone
7 4 (1.63%) Tandem
7 4 (1.63%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.22%) Animation
8 3 (1.22%) IPTV
8 3 (1.22%) Interactive TV
8 3 (1.22%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.22%) MHEG
8 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.82%) Kindle
9 2 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 108 (44.08%) Apple iOS
2 103 (42.04%) Android
3 23 (9.39%) Windows
4 17 (6.94%) Linux
5 9 (3.67%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (3.67%) UNIX
6 7 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.04%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.82%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (0.82%) webOS
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (26.53%) iOS Development
3 59 (24.08%) Android Development
4 49 (20.00%) Scrum
5 48 (19.59%) Mobile Development
6 46 (18.78%) OO
7 41 (16.73%) TDD
8 27 (11.02%) BDD
9 26 (10.61%) MVC
10 24 (9.80%) Web Development
11 23 (9.39%) E-Commerce
11 23 (9.39%) Software Engineering
12 19 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (7.35%) DevOps
14 16 (6.53%) Project Management
15 15 (6.12%) PRINCE2
15 15 (6.12%) OOP
16 14 (5.71%) Analytics
17 11 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (4.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.02%) JavaScript
2 59 (24.08%) Java
3 49 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 36 (14.69%) C#
5 24 (9.80%) PHP
6 22 (8.98%) SQL
7 17 (6.94%) C++
8 9 (3.67%) Ruby
9 7 (2.86%) C
9 7 (2.86%) Python
10 6 (2.45%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.04%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.82%) Perl
12 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.41%) PHP5
13 1 (0.41%) XAML
13 1 (0.41%) VB
13 1 (0.41%) Scala
13 1 (0.41%) Groovy
13 1 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.24%) Degree
2 7 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.63%) Varnish
2 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.45%) Puppet
2 4 (1.63%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.82%) Ansible
3 2 (0.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (9.80%) Apple
2 21 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.57%) Google
3 18 (7.35%) Adobe
4 16 (6.53%) Oracle
5 13 (5.31%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.45%) Akamai
7 5 (2.04%) IBM
8 4 (1.63%) MobileIron
8 4 (1.63%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.63%) Pega
8 4 (1.63%) HP
8 4 (1.63%) CA
9 3 (1.22%) Zend
9 3 (1.22%) OpenTV
9 3 (1.22%) Telerik
9 3 (1.22%) Coverity
9 3 (1.22%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.82%) Kony
10 2 (0.82%) Rackspace
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