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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 475 482 481
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 146 131 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 69 69
Average daily rate
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£419 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £53.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.53%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -7 143 £425 +6.25% 78
London +30 85 £438 +2.94% 32
South East -31 24 £310 +8.77% 11
City of London -2 19 £440 +3.52% 5
South West +4 13 £350 - 1
Kent -15 11 £475 +35.71% 1
Berkshire +11 8 £300 -3.22% 2
Tunbridge Wells -8 8 - -
North West -19 8 £390 - 12
Gloucestershire - 6 £350 -
North East - 5 £450 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £450 -
East of England -7 3 £225 -57.54% 9
Bristol -2 2 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £375 +36.36%
East Midlands -5 2 £300 -22.58% 4
Milton Keynes -9 2 £375 +15.38%
Scotland -11 2 £300 +9.09% 6
Yorkshire -23 2 £300 -36.84% 2
Leeds -24 2 £300 -36.84%
West Yorkshire -24 2 £300 -36.84% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £300 -
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Manchester - 2 £383 - 6
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £225 - 6
West Midlands -2 1 £388 +10.71% 6
Cheshire -9 1 - - 5
East Sussex -10 1 £550 - 2

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 277 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 123 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (41.52%) Apple iOS
3 115 (41.52%) Android
4 95 (34.30%) JavaScript
5 75 (27.08%) Java
6 74 (26.71%) JSON
7 73 (26.35%) CSS
8 70 (25.27%) HTML
9 69 (24.91%) Android Development
9 69 (24.91%) iOS Development
10 54 (19.49%) REST
10 54 (19.49%) Mobile Development
10 54 (19.49%) XML
11 52 (18.77%) HTML5
12 51 (18.41%) CSS3
13 49 (17.69%) Scrum
14 48 (17.33%) Web Services
15 46 (16.61%) Objective-C
16 45 (16.25%) TDD
16 45 (16.25%) Finance
17 44 (15.88%) User Experience
18 43 (15.52%) Ajax
19 41 (14.80%) jQuery
19 41 (14.80%) OO
20 40 (14.44%) Web Development
21 39 (14.08%) AngularJS
22 35 (12.64%) Git (software)
22 35 (12.64%) .NET
23 34 (12.27%) SQL Server

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.14%) Node.js
2 14 (5.05%) CMS
3 13 (4.69%) Apache
4 10 (3.61%) IIS
5 8 (2.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.53%) Drupal
7 5 (1.81%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.44%) WordPress
8 4 (1.44%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.08%) Confluence
9 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.72%) Liferay
10 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (4.69%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.89%) Adobe Analytics
2 8 (2.89%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.81%) GitHub
4 4 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.08%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.53%) Internet
2 5 (1.81%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.44%) Wireless
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) PPP
4 1 (0.36%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.47%) MySQL
3 15 (5.42%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.33%) DB2
7 9 (3.25%) Redis
8 7 (2.53%) Big Data
8 7 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.36%) SQLite
10 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 35 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.05%) Calabash
3 13 (4.69%) Appium
4 12 (4.33%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.33%) Xcode
5 11 (3.97%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.61%) JIRA
7 9 (3.25%) Maven
8 8 (2.89%) Android Studio
9 7 (2.53%) Selenium
9 7 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.81%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.44%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.44%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.44%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.08%) Hudson
13 2 (0.72%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.72%) Mocha
13 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 45 (16.25%) Finance
2 21 (7.58%) Games
3 16 (5.78%) Automotive
4 13 (4.69%) Banking
5 12 (4.33%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.97%) Retail
6 11 (3.97%) Marketing
7 7 (2.53%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.17%) Electronics
9 4 (1.44%) Publishing
10 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.36%) Local Government
11 1 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 199 (71.84%) Developer
2 55 (19.86%) Mobile Developer
3 34 (12.27%) iOS Developer
4 29 (10.47%) Android Developer
5 27 (9.75%) Applications Developer
6 22 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 21 (7.58%) Java Developer
7 21 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (7.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 19 (6.86%) Architect
9 18 (6.50%) C++ Developer
10 15 (5.42%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.69%) Consultant
12 11 (3.97%) Web Developer
13 10 (3.61%) Front-End Developer
14 9 (3.25%) Senior iOS Developer
14 9 (3.25%) Test Consultant
15 7 (2.53%) PHP Developer
15 7 (2.53%) Software Engineer
15 7 (2.53%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (26.71%) JSON
2 73 (26.35%) CSS
3 70 (25.27%) HTML
4 54 (19.49%) XML
4 54 (19.49%) REST
5 52 (18.77%) HTML5
6 51 (18.41%) CSS3
7 48 (17.33%) Web Services
8 43 (15.52%) Ajax
9 41 (14.80%) jQuery
10 39 (14.08%) AngularJS
11 35 (12.64%) .NET
12 31 (11.19%) SOAP
13 26 (9.39%) Spring
14 20 (7.22%) Qt
14 20 (7.22%) Backbone.js
15 19 (6.86%) RESTful
15 19 (6.86%) OpenGL
16 17 (6.14%) PhoneGap
17 16 (5.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 277 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 44 (15.88%) User Experience
3 28 (10.11%) Computer Science
4 22 (7.94%) Blackberry
5 15 (5.42%) Social Media
6 6 (2.17%) DTV
7 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.44%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.44%) Tandem
8 4 (1.44%) Social Network
8 4 (1.44%) iPhone
8 4 (1.44%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.08%) Physics
9 3 (1.08%) MHEG
9 3 (1.08%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.08%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 115 (41.52%) Android
1 115 (41.52%) Apple iOS
2 26 (9.39%) Linux
3 17 (6.14%) Windows
4 12 (4.33%) UNIX
5 7 (2.53%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.53%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.72%) webOS
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.72%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.91%) Android Development
2 69 (24.91%) iOS Development
3 54 (19.49%) Mobile Development
4 49 (17.69%) Scrum
5 45 (16.25%) TDD
6 41 (14.80%) OO
7 40 (14.44%) Web Development
8 31 (11.19%) MVC
9 30 (10.83%) Open Source
10 28 (10.11%) BDD
11 27 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (9.39%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (7.94%) E-Commerce
14 21 (7.58%) Software Engineering
14 21 (7.58%) DevOps
15 18 (6.50%) Kanban
16 16 (5.78%) Web Design
17 15 (5.42%) Project Management
17 15 (5.42%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (34.30%) JavaScript
2 75 (27.08%) Java
3 46 (16.61%) Objective-C
4 32 (11.55%) C++
5 30 (10.83%) C#
6 19 (6.86%) PHP
7 17 (6.14%) SQL
8 12 (4.33%) Ruby
9 11 (3.97%) Apple Swift
10 8 (2.89%) Python
11 5 (1.81%) ActionScript
11 5 (1.81%) C
12 3 (1.08%) Go
13 2 (0.72%) Perl
13 2 (0.72%) Groovy
13 2 (0.72%) Scala
13 2 (0.72%) Clojure
14 1 (0.36%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (11.91%) Degree
2 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.44%) Varnish
2 2 (0.72%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.53%) Puppet
2 6 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.44%) CA LISA
4 3 (1.08%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.72%) Ansible
6 1 (0.36%) Salt
6 1 (0.36%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (7.58%) Google
2 20 (7.22%) Apple
3 19 (6.86%) Adobe
4 16 (5.78%) Oracle
4 16 (5.78%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.97%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.17%) SAP
7 5 (1.81%) IBM
7 5 (1.81%) MobileIron
8 4 (1.44%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.44%) HP
8 4 (1.44%) CA
8 4 (1.44%) Zend
8 4 (1.44%) Pega
9 3 (1.08%) Coverity
9 3 (1.08%) OpenTV
9 3 (1.08%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.72%) Telerik
10 2 (0.72%) hybris
10 2 (0.72%) Kony
North East
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago