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 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 Development
Rank 489 413 439
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +26
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 106 170 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.45% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 96 80
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +74.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +82.13%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 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 -85 101 £400 +6.66% 76
London -17 47 £400 - 24
South East -42 21 £360 -4.00% 14
City of London -1 15 £400 +9.58% 14
East Midlands +8 13 £455 +58.08% 2
Surrey +1 8 £275 -24.13% 5
Nottinghamshire +9 6 - -
Nottingham +5 6 - -
Berkshire -2 6 £379 -5.31% 1
East of England -15 6 £425 +28.30% 10
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £388 +210.00%
North West -12 5 - - 7
Slough -4 4 £308 -59.00%
Scotland -9 4 £325 +8.33% 2
South West -23 4 £363 +28.31% 3
Cheshire - 4 - - 1
Dorking -2 3 £275 -24.13% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £333 -
Edinburgh -11 2 £425 +41.66% 1
Wiltshire -12 2 £363 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -13 2 £400 +31.14% 9
West Midlands -16 2 £425 +37.09% 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Guildford - 2 £425 - 1
Devon - 2 - -
Runcorn - 2 - -
Reading +12 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Birmingham -4 1 £425 +41.66% 1
Leeds -9 1 £400 - 2
West Yorkshire -14 1 £400 - 4

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 112 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (37.34%) JavaScript
4 89 (36.93%) HTML
5 78 (32.37%) CSS
6 70 (29.05%) Apple iOS
7 63 (26.14%) Android
8 59 (24.48%) TDD
9 57 (23.65%) Scrum
10 55 (22.82%) Java
11 53 (21.99%) REST
12 52 (21.58%) HTML5
12 52 (21.58%) iOS Development
13 51 (21.16%) .NET
13 51 (21.16%) JSON
14 49 (20.33%) C#
15 48 (19.92%) Web Services
16 45 (18.67%) CSS3
17 44 (18.26%) SQL
17 44 (18.26%) OO
18 42 (17.43%) XML
19 39 (16.18%) MVC
20 37 (15.35%) Windows
20 37 (15.35%) jQuery
20 37 (15.35%) Android Development
21 36 (14.94%) User Experience
22 33 (13.69%) Objective-C
23 32 (13.28%) PHP
24 28 (11.62%) SQL Server
25 26 (10.79%) Internet

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (4.98%) Node.js
2 9 (3.73%) CMS
3 8 (3.32%) IIS
3 8 (3.32%) Apache
4 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.49%) Drupal
6 4 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.24%) WordPress
7 3 (1.24%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.83%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.83%) Lync
8 2 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) nginx
9 1 (0.41%) Liferay
9 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 23 (9.54%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.83%) InDesign
3 2 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.83%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.90%) GitHub
2 5 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.83%) HTTP
2 2 (0.83%) Intranet
2 2 (0.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.41%) RFID
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.41%) SSL
3 1 (0.41%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.13%) MySQL
3 8 (3.32%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.66%) Redis
5 3 (1.24%) Datomic
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.83%) SQLite
7 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.41%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (9.13%) Subversion
2 17 (7.05%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.64%) JIRA
3 16 (6.64%) Visual Studio
4 15 (6.22%) Xcode
5 9 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 7 (2.90%) PHPUnit
6 7 (2.90%) Bower
6 7 (2.90%) Grunt
7 6 (2.49%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.07%) Calabash
8 5 (2.07%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.07%) Selenium
9 4 (1.66%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (1.66%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.66%) Appium
10 3 (1.24%) Android Studio
10 3 (1.24%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.24%) JUnit
General
1 24 (9.96%) Games
2 21 (8.71%) Finance
3 12 (4.98%) Retail
4 11 (4.56%) Banking
5 5 (2.07%) Advertising
6 4 (1.66%) Marketing
6 4 (1.66%) Publishing
6 4 (1.66%) Law
7 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 179 (74.27%) Developer
2 49 (20.33%) Mobile Developer
3 27 (11.20%) iOS Developer
4 21 (8.71%) Web Developer
5 19 (7.88%) .NET Developer
6 18 (7.47%) Project Manager
7 17 (7.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 16 (6.64%) Applications Developer
8 16 (6.64%) Android Developer
9 15 (6.22%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.39%) Front-End Developer
10 13 (5.39%) ScrumMaster
11 12 (4.98%) Analyst
12 11 (4.56%) PHP Developer
13 10 (4.15%) C# Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Windows Mobile Developer
14 9 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (3.73%) UI Programmer
14 9 (3.73%) UI Developer
14 9 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (36.93%) HTML
2 78 (32.37%) CSS
3 53 (21.99%) REST
4 52 (21.58%) HTML5
5 51 (21.16%) .NET
5 51 (21.16%) JSON
6 48 (19.92%) Web Services
7 45 (18.67%) CSS3
8 42 (17.43%) XML
9 37 (15.35%) jQuery
10 22 (9.13%) RESTful
11 21 (8.71%) Ajax
11 21 (8.71%) Backbone.js
12 19 (7.88%) AngularJS
13 18 (7.47%) Sass
14 16 (6.64%) ASP.NET
14 16 (6.64%) OAuth
14 16 (6.64%) LESS
15 15 (6.22%) Spring
16 13 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 241 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 36 (14.94%) User Experience
3 23 (9.54%) Open Source
4 16 (6.64%) iPhone
5 10 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.32%) Pocket PC
6 8 (3.32%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.07%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.07%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.07%) iPad
7 5 (2.07%) Streaming Video
7 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.66%) Social Network
8 4 (1.66%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.66%) DTV
9 3 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.24%) Social Media
9 3 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.24%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.83%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 70 (29.05%) Apple iOS
2 63 (26.14%) Android
3 37 (15.35%) Windows
4 17 (7.05%) Linux
4 17 (7.05%) Windows Mobile
5 15 (6.22%) Windows Phone
6 11 (4.56%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.15%) Windows Phone 8
8 8 (3.32%) Windows CE
9 4 (1.66%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.41%) Debian
10 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (24.48%) TDD
3 57 (23.65%) Scrum
4 52 (21.58%) iOS Development
5 44 (18.26%) OO
6 39 (16.18%) MVC
7 37 (15.35%) Android Development
8 21 (8.71%) SOA
8 21 (8.71%) BDD
9 18 (7.47%) E-Commerce
10 17 (7.05%) Project Management
11 16 (6.64%) Use Case
11 16 (6.64%) Rapid Prototyping
12 14 (5.81%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.39%) User Stories
13 13 (5.39%) OOP
14 12 (4.98%) Game Development
15 11 (4.56%) Software Engineering
16 10 (4.15%) Web Development
16 10 (4.15%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (37.34%) JavaScript
2 55 (22.82%) Java
3 49 (20.33%) C#
4 44 (18.26%) SQL
5 33 (13.69%) Objective-C
6 32 (13.28%) PHP
7 17 (7.05%) C++
8 15 (6.22%) Ruby
9 13 (5.39%) Perl
10 10 (4.15%) Python
11 9 (3.73%) Embedded C++
12 7 (2.90%) ActionScript
13 6 (2.49%) C
14 3 (1.24%) ClojureScript
14 3 (1.24%) Clojure
15 2 (0.83%) XAML
16 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (3.73%) Degree
2 6 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.41%) CBAP
4 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (9.96%) Microsoft
1 24 (9.96%) Adobe
2 19 (7.88%) Google
3 15 (6.22%) Facebook
4 14 (5.81%) Twitter
5 12 (4.98%) Xamarin
6 10 (4.15%) Apple
7 8 (3.32%) Oracle
8 7 (2.90%) Zend
9 5 (2.07%) Appcelerator
10 3 (1.24%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.24%) Sencha
11 2 (0.83%) Yahoo!
11 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.83%) Lotus
11 2 (0.83%) Nintex
12 1 (0.41%) Atmel
12 1 (0.41%) Trapeze
12 1 (0.41%) Citrix
12 1 (0.41%) Symbian
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