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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Development
Rank 516 506 464
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -42
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 110 106 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 69 57
Average daily rate £398 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £58.75 £30.20 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.53% +5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £30.20 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.75 £30.20 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £30.20 -
% change year-on-year
+106.95% -

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 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 historical trends)
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 0 107 £400 +3.22% 86
London -9 43 £519 +35.62% 25
South East +32 26 £325 -18.75% 8
North West -9 17 £328 -6.42% 9
City of London +26 13 £519 +35.62% 2
West Sussex - 13 £325 -
Manchester -7 11 £365 +4.28% 2
Crawley - 10 £325 -
South West +10 7 £325 +8.33% 5
Cheshire -5 6 £313 - 6
West Midlands -10 5 £363 +31.81% 2
Berkshire +8 4 £411 -8.61%
East Midlands -22 4 £465 +10.71% 6
Oxfordshire - 4 £350 - 3
Wiltshire - 4 £325 -
Hampshire +7 3 £285 +3.63% 3
Wales - 3 £328 -
South Wales - 3 £328 -
Cardiff - 3 £328 -
Gatwick - 3 £450 -
Swindon - 3 £320 -
Oxford - 3 £300 - 2
Bracknell - 3 £410 -
Wilmslow - 3 £300 -
East of England 0 2 £431 -15.85% 9
West Yorkshire -9 2 £275 -31.25% 5
Leeds -10 2 £275 -31.25% 4
Nottinghamshire -12 2 £440 +10.00% 4
Nottingham -17 2 £440 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire -23 2 £275 -21.42% 11

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 96 (47.52%) Apple iOS
3 90 (44.55%) Android
4 77 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (36.63%) JavaScript
6 61 (30.20%) HTML
7 57 (28.22%) Java
8 49 (24.26%) CSS
9 46 (22.77%) iOS Development
10 40 (19.80%) Android Development
10 40 (19.80%) jQuery
11 37 (18.32%) Scrum
12 32 (15.84%) XML
12 32 (15.84%) HTML5
13 29 (14.36%) SQL
13 29 (14.36%) TDD
14 28 (13.86%) Web Services
15 25 (12.38%) Mobile Development
16 24 (11.88%) OO
16 24 (11.88%) JSON
16 24 (11.88%) Git (software)
17 23 (11.39%) Web Development
17 23 (11.39%) C#
17 23 (11.39%) .NET
18 22 (10.89%) CSS3
18 22 (10.89%) User Experience
19 21 (10.40%) E-Commerce
19 21 (10.40%) Objective-C
20 20 (9.90%) Windows
20 20 (9.90%) Open Source

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (7.92%) Node.js
2 12 (5.94%) CMS
3 5 (2.48%) IIS
3 5 (2.48%) JBoss
4 4 (1.98%) Apache
4 4 (1.98%) Drupal
5 3 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.49%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.49%) WordPress
6 2 (0.99%) Confluence
6 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (3.47%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.98%) GitHub
3 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) Internet
2 7 (3.47%) HTTP
3 6 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.49%) MQTT
4 3 (1.49%) PPP
4 3 (1.49%) PPTP
5 2 (0.99%) Firewall
6 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.50%) Skype
6 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.94%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.97%) Redis
6 5 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.98%) MySQL
7 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.49%) DB2
8 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.50%) MS Access
9 1 (0.50%) SQLite
9 1 (0.50%) UniData
Development Applications
1 24 (11.88%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.44%) Subversion
4 12 (5.94%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.95%) Calabash
6 9 (4.46%) Xcode
7 7 (3.47%) Appium
7 7 (3.47%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.47%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.47%) Hudson
8 6 (2.97%) JIRA
9 5 (2.48%) Ant
9 5 (2.48%) Maven
9 5 (2.48%) Selenium
10 4 (1.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (1.98%) Gradle
10 4 (1.98%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.98%) QUnit
11 3 (1.49%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.49%) Sinon.JS
General
1 16 (7.92%) Marketing
2 12 (5.94%) Electronics
2 12 (5.94%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.46%) Retail
4 8 (3.96%) Games
5 7 (3.47%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.97%) Legal
6 6 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.48%) Publishing
8 3 (1.49%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.99%) Advertising
9 2 (0.99%) Automotive
9 2 (0.99%) French Language
9 2 (0.99%) German Language
9 2 (0.99%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 109 (53.96%) Developer
2 27 (13.37%) iOS Developer
3 25 (12.38%) Applications Developer
4 22 (10.89%) Mobile Developer
5 19 (9.41%) Android Developer
6 18 (8.91%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 17 (8.42%) Consultant
7 17 (8.42%) Project Manager
8 16 (7.92%) Senior Developer
9 13 (6.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (6.44%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.44%) QA Engineer
10 12 (5.94%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.95%) Architect
12 9 (4.46%) Android Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) Applications Manager
12 9 (4.46%) iOS Android Developer
12 9 (4.46%) Tester
13 8 (3.96%) Applications Engineer
13 8 (3.96%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (30.20%) HTML
2 49 (24.26%) CSS
3 40 (19.80%) jQuery
4 32 (15.84%) HTML5
4 32 (15.84%) XML
5 28 (13.86%) Web Services
6 24 (11.88%) JSON
7 23 (11.39%) .NET
8 22 (10.89%) CSS3
9 18 (8.91%) REST
9 18 (8.91%) RESTful
10 17 (8.42%) PhoneGap
11 16 (7.92%) AngularJS
12 15 (7.43%) Ajax
13 12 (5.94%) ASP.NET
14 10 (4.95%) Spring
15 9 (4.46%) Hibernate
15 9 (4.46%) J2EE
15 9 (4.46%) OAuth
16 8 (3.96%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 202 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 22 (10.89%) User Experience
3 14 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.96%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.97%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.48%) Mashup
7 5 (2.48%) Social Media
8 4 (1.98%) iPad
9 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.99%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.99%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.99%) IPTV
10 2 (0.99%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.99%) MHEG
10 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.99%) STB
10 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 96 (47.52%) Apple iOS
2 90 (44.55%) Android
3 20 (9.90%) Windows
4 17 (8.42%) Linux
5 10 (4.95%) Unix
6 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.77%) iOS Development
3 40 (19.80%) Android Development
4 37 (18.32%) Scrum
5 29 (14.36%) TDD
6 25 (12.38%) Mobile Development
7 24 (11.88%) OO
8 23 (11.39%) Web Development
9 21 (10.40%) E-Commerce
10 20 (9.90%) Open Source
11 19 (9.41%) Front End Development
12 18 (8.91%) BDD
12 18 (8.91%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.43%) Automated Testing
13 15 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (7.43%) Regression Testing
14 14 (6.93%) Service Delivery
15 13 (6.44%) Black-Box Testing
15 13 (6.44%) Software Testing
16 12 (5.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 74 (36.63%) JavaScript
2 57 (28.22%) Java
3 29 (14.36%) SQL
4 23 (11.39%) C#
5 21 (10.40%) Objective-C
6 15 (7.43%) PHP
7 11 (5.45%) C++
8 8 (3.96%) Ruby
9 7 (3.47%) Apple Swift
10 5 (2.48%) Apex Code
10 5 (2.48%) Python
11 4 (1.98%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.50%) Go
12 1 (0.50%) Groovy
12 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (6.93%) Degree
2 4 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.42%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.47%) Firmware
2 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Ansible
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (5.45%) Oracle
2 10 (4.95%) Xamarin
3 9 (4.46%) Google
3 9 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.47%) Adobe
5 6 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.97%) SAP
6 5 (2.48%) Apigee
6 5 (2.48%) Facebook
6 5 (2.48%) Sybase
6 5 (2.48%) Twitter
7 4 (1.98%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.98%) Apple
7 4 (1.98%) IBM
7 4 (1.98%) Perforce
8 3 (1.49%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.49%) OpenText
8 3 (1.49%) Splunk
9 2 (0.99%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.99%) OpenTV
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