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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Development
Rank 534 504 530
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 107 131 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 83 51
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Median hourly rate £37.99 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.54 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -

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
45487 44731 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.61% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30072 27893 26816
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 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1299 1233
Median hourly rate £34.50 £29.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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
(Click see detailed
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 -23 103 £406 +1.56% 70
London -33 57 £450 - 24
City of London +27 13 £481 +1.31% 4
South East -16 12 £425 +30.76% 11
Essex +18 10 £425 -
East of England +3 10 £425 +30.76% 1
North West -7 8 £330 -17.50% 11
West Sussex -13 7 £425 +41.66% 1
East Midlands +4 5 £300 -28.57% 2
Cheshire -8 5 £325 -25.71% 2
Crawley -7 4 £425 +41.66%
Oxford +12 3 £300 -11.11%
Oxfordshire +7 3 £300 -11.11%
Gatwick +5 3 £450 +33.33%
Yorkshire +3 3 £275 -18.51% 7
Manchester -4 3 £330 -9.58% 5
South West -7 3 £360 +6.66% 4
West Midlands -14 3 £375 +20.96% 6
Scotland -16 3 £343 -2.14%
Birmingham +4 2 £363 +16.00% 2
West Yorkshire +2 2 £275 - 3
Chester -2 2 - -
Derby - 2 £300 -
Leeds - 2 £275 - 3
Derbyshire - 2 £300 -
Leicestershire - 2 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £363 -
North East - 2 £363 - 3
Wiltshire - 2 £320 -
Surrey - 2 £320 - 4

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 85 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (36.15%) Apple iOS
4 76 (35.68%) Android
5 67 (31.46%) JavaScript
6 61 (28.64%) Java
7 47 (22.07%) Scrum
8 45 (21.13%) HTML
9 39 (18.31%) TDD
10 38 (17.84%) Android Development
10 38 (17.84%) iOS Development
11 37 (17.37%) jQuery
11 37 (17.37%) SQL
12 34 (15.96%) CSS
13 33 (15.49%) XML
14 27 (12.68%) Mobile Development
15 26 (12.21%) SQL Server
16 25 (11.74%) .NET
16 25 (11.74%) Web Services
16 25 (11.74%) BDD
17 24 (11.27%) C#
17 24 (11.27%) Finance
18 23 (10.80%) Windows
18 23 (10.80%) Web Development
18 23 (10.80%) QA
18 23 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (10.33%) Git (software)
19 22 (10.33%) AngularJS
19 22 (10.33%) Objective-C
19 22 (10.33%) Linux

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 16 (7.51%) Node.js
2 10 (4.69%) CMS
3 8 (3.76%) Apache
4 7 (3.29%) IIS
5 5 (2.35%) Drupal
5 5 (2.35%) JBoss
5 5 (2.35%) WordPress
6 3 (1.41%) nginx
6 3 (1.41%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.94%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.88%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.88%) Lucidchart
4 3 (1.41%) Bluemix
4 3 (1.41%) GitHub
5 2 (0.94%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) AdSense
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) HTTP
2 4 (1.88%) Internet
2 4 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.41%) MQTT
3 3 (1.41%) VoIP
4 2 (0.94%) Firewall
4 2 (0.94%) Network Security
4 2 (0.94%) RIP
4 2 (0.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.47%) PPP
5 1 (0.47%) PPTP
5 1 (0.47%) Skype
5 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.04%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (2.82%) MySQL
4 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.88%) GIS
5 4 (1.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.41%) DB2
6 3 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.41%) Redis
6 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.41%) SQLite
7 2 (0.94%) MS Access
7 2 (0.94%) QGIS
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 22 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.98%) Subversion
3 14 (6.57%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.10%) JIRA
5 12 (5.63%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.29%) JUnit
7 6 (2.82%) Hudson
7 6 (2.82%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.35%) Ant
8 5 (2.35%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.35%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.35%) Maven
8 5 (2.35%) Selenium
8 5 (2.35%) Xcode
9 4 (1.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (1.88%) Gradle
9 4 (1.88%) Grunt
9 4 (1.88%) JBehave
9 4 (1.88%) Mockito
General
1 24 (11.27%) Finance
2 15 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.63%) Legal
3 12 (5.63%) Marketing
4 11 (5.16%) Automotive
5 10 (4.69%) Electronics
6 9 (4.23%) Retail
7 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.82%) Advertising
8 6 (2.82%) Games
9 3 (1.41%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.41%) Publishing
9 3 (1.41%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.94%) Banking
10 2 (0.94%) French Language
10 2 (0.94%) German Language
10 2 (0.94%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 116 (54.46%) Developer
2 24 (11.27%) Applications Developer
3 22 (10.33%) iOS Developer
4 21 (9.86%) Mobile Developer
4 21 (9.86%) Project Manager
5 19 (8.92%) Android Developer
5 19 (8.92%) Scrum Master
6 18 (8.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 17 (7.98%) QA Engineer
8 16 (7.51%) Senior Developer
9 15 (7.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (6.57%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.16%) Applications Engineer
12 10 (4.69%) Android Engineer
12 10 (4.69%) Consultant
12 10 (4.69%) Tester
13 9 (4.23%) Mobile Tester
13 9 (4.23%) Web Developer
14 8 (3.76%) .NET Developer
14 8 (3.76%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.13%) HTML
2 37 (17.37%) jQuery
3 34 (15.96%) CSS
4 33 (15.49%) XML
5 25 (11.74%) .NET
5 25 (11.74%) Web Services
6 22 (10.33%) AngularJS
7 20 (9.39%) HTML5
8 19 (8.92%) JSON
9 18 (8.45%) REST
10 16 (7.51%) J2EE
11 15 (7.04%) Ajax
12 14 (6.57%) CSS3
12 14 (6.57%) PhoneGap
13 13 (6.10%) RESTful
14 12 (5.63%) SOAP
14 12 (5.63%) Spring
15 11 (5.16%) ASP.NET
15 11 (5.16%) JMS
16 10 (4.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 213 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 18 (8.45%) User Experience
3 17 (7.98%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.35%) Mashup
6 4 (1.88%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.88%) Interactive TV
6 4 (1.88%) IPTV
6 4 (1.88%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.88%) MHEG
7 3 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.41%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.41%) iPhone
7 3 (1.41%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.94%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.94%) iPad
8 2 (0.94%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.94%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.94%) Social Media
8 2 (0.94%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 77 (36.15%) Apple iOS
2 76 (35.68%) Android
3 23 (10.80%) Windows
4 22 (10.33%) Linux
5 9 (4.23%) Unix
6 5 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.07%) Scrum
3 39 (18.31%) TDD
4 38 (17.84%) Android Development
4 38 (17.84%) iOS Development
5 27 (12.68%) Mobile Development
6 25 (11.74%) BDD
7 23 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (10.80%) Web Development
8 19 (8.92%) Front End Development
9 18 (8.45%) Open Source
9 18 (8.45%) Software Engineering
10 17 (7.98%) MVC
10 17 (7.98%) OO
11 16 (7.51%) Automated Testing
11 16 (7.51%) Coaching
11 16 (7.51%) Regression Testing
12 14 (6.57%) Black-Box Testing
12 14 (6.57%) Project Management
13 13 (6.10%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.46%) JavaScript
2 61 (28.64%) Java
3 37 (17.37%) SQL
4 24 (11.27%) C#
5 22 (10.33%) Objective-C
6 15 (7.04%) PHP
7 11 (5.16%) Apple Swift
7 11 (5.16%) Python
8 7 (3.29%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.82%) C++
10 5 (2.35%) Apex Code
10 5 (2.35%) Ruby
11 4 (1.88%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.41%) C
12 3 (1.41%) Groovy
13 2 (0.94%) VB
13 2 (0.94%) XAML
14 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.47%) Go
14 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (5.63%) Degree
2 11 (5.16%) PMI Certification
2 11 (5.16%) PMP
3 10 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.80%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.88%) Docker
3 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) AirWatch
1 2 (0.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (6.57%) Oracle
2 13 (6.10%) Google
3 11 (5.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.16%) Xamarin
4 8 (3.76%) SAP
5 6 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.35%) OpenText
6 5 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.35%) Sybase
7 4 (1.88%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.88%) Apple
7 4 (1.88%) IBM
7 4 (1.88%) OpenTV
7 4 (1.88%) Perforce
8 3 (1.41%) Apigee
8 3 (1.41%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.41%) Splunk
9 2 (0.94%) Citrix
9 2 (0.94%) Facebook
9 2 (0.94%) Twitter
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