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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 476 491 444
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -47
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 115 97 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 74
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£388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +76.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.00

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
41890 39937 34135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.95% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26101 24544 20460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1127 1112
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 March 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
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 31 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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 +15 113 £388 +10.71% 107
London +25 55 £413 +3.12% 39
City of London +27 22 £400 +3.89% 8
East Midlands +7 12 £420 +15.86% 3
North West -9 12 £383 +17.69% 12
South East -43 9 £331 -5.35% 27
South West -3 8 £338 +12.50% 11
East of England +14 7 £525 +47.36% 4
Northamptonshire -4 7 £420 - 3
Manchester -7 6 £358 +10.00% 5
Northampton - 6 £420 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £345 - 4
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £325 -
South Yorkshire -2 3 £350 - 1
Berkshire -10 3 £325 -7.14% 11
Yorkshire -20 3 £350 +42.85% 7
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £338 - 3
Devon 0 2 £185 -
Nottinghamshire -5 2 £400 +10.34%
Nottingham -14 2 £400 +10.34%
Bedfordshire - 2 £525 -
Cheshire - 2 £475 - 5
East Sussex -1 1 £340 -36.44%
Bristol -5 1 £300 -7.69% 6
Kent -7 1 £350 - 4
Tunbridge Wells -8 1 £350 - 4
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £275 -
Staffordshire - 1 £345 - 2

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 100 (47.39%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (37.91%) Apple iOS
4 78 (36.97%) JavaScript
5 75 (35.55%) Android
6 71 (33.65%) HTML
7 62 (29.38%) CSS
8 45 (21.33%) Scrum
8 45 (21.33%) iOS Development
9 44 (20.85%) Java
10 43 (20.38%) OO
10 43 (20.38%) HTML5
11 42 (19.91%) CSS3
12 39 (18.48%) TDD
13 37 (17.54%) Android Development
14 34 (16.11%) Web Services
15 33 (15.64%) Mobile Development
16 32 (15.17%) C#
16 32 (15.17%) .NET
16 32 (15.17%) MVC
16 32 (15.17%) Objective-C
17 29 (13.74%) jQuery
18 28 (13.27%) JSON
19 27 (12.80%) AngularJS
19 27 (12.80%) PHP
19 27 (12.80%) Adobe
20 26 (12.32%) Windows
21 25 (11.85%) SQL Server
21 25 (11.85%) Ajax
21 25 (11.85%) REST

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 18 (8.53%) Node.js
2 12 (5.69%) IIS
3 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.32%) CMS
3 7 (3.32%) Confluence
4 4 (1.90%) WordPress
5 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.95%) JBoss
6 2 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.95%) Apache
6 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.95%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.47%) nginx
7 1 (0.47%) Liferay
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.47%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 20 (9.48%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.47%) InDesign
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.95%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.84%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.37%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.84%) Internet
2 4 (1.90%) Wireless
3 3 (1.42%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) PPP
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) PPTP
4 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.69%) MySQL
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.95%) DB2
5 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.47%) SQLite
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (7.11%) JIRA
2 14 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.64%) Xcode
3 9 (4.27%) Subversion
4 8 (3.79%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.79%) Calabash
5 5 (2.37%) Android Studio
5 5 (2.37%) PHPUnit
6 4 (1.90%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.90%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.90%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.90%) JUnit
7 3 (1.42%) Appium
7 3 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.95%) Maven
9 1 (0.47%) NUnit
9 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.47%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
General
1 18 (8.53%) Finance
2 16 (7.58%) Games
3 8 (3.79%) Marketing
4 7 (3.32%) Advertising
5 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.37%) Banking
7 4 (1.90%) Automotive
7 4 (1.90%) Law
8 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.95%) Legal
9 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.95%) Electronics
9 2 (0.95%) Retail
10 1 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 141 (66.82%) Developer
2 28 (13.27%) iOS Developer
3 25 (11.85%) Mobile Developer
4 20 (9.48%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.58%) Senior Developer
5 16 (7.58%) Android Developer
6 14 (6.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 12 (5.69%) Web Developer
7 12 (5.69%) Integration Manager
8 11 (5.21%) Applications Developer
8 11 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.21%) ScrumMaster
9 10 (4.74%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.27%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.32%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.32%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.32%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.32%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.32%) Flash Developer
11 7 (3.32%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.65%) HTML
2 62 (29.38%) CSS
3 43 (20.38%) HTML5
4 42 (19.91%) CSS3
5 34 (16.11%) Web Services
6 32 (15.17%) .NET
7 29 (13.74%) jQuery
8 28 (13.27%) JSON
9 27 (12.80%) AngularJS
10 25 (11.85%) REST
10 25 (11.85%) Ajax
11 22 (10.43%) Backbone.js
12 18 (8.53%) Sass
12 18 (8.53%) RESTful
13 17 (8.06%) LESS
13 17 (8.06%) XML
14 10 (4.74%) Apache Cordova
15 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET
16 8 (3.79%) OpenGL
16 8 (3.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 211 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 23 (10.90%) User Experience
3 16 (7.58%) Open Source
4 11 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.84%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.37%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.37%) iPhone
8 4 (1.90%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.90%) DTV
8 4 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.42%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.42%) iPad
9 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.42%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.42%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.42%) IPTV
9 3 (1.42%) MHEG
10 2 (0.95%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.91%) Apple iOS
2 75 (35.55%) Android
3 26 (12.32%) Windows
4 11 (5.21%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (3.79%) Linux
6 5 (2.37%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.90%) UNIX
8 2 (0.95%) webOS
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) Debian
9 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (47.39%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.33%) Scrum
2 45 (21.33%) iOS Development
3 43 (20.38%) OO
4 39 (18.48%) TDD
5 37 (17.54%) Android Development
6 33 (15.64%) Mobile Development
7 32 (15.17%) MVC
8 25 (11.85%) BDD
9 23 (10.90%) E-Commerce
10 18 (8.53%) OOP
10 18 (8.53%) Software Engineering
11 14 (6.64%) Web Development
12 12 (5.69%) Waterfall
12 12 (5.69%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.21%) Project Management
13 11 (5.21%) Kanban
13 11 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (5.21%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (4.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 78 (36.97%) JavaScript
2 44 (20.85%) Java
3 32 (15.17%) C#
3 32 (15.17%) Objective-C
4 27 (12.80%) PHP
5 21 (9.95%) SQL
6 9 (4.27%) C++
6 9 (4.27%) Ruby
7 8 (3.79%) Python
7 8 (3.79%) C
8 6 (2.84%) Perl
9 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.95%) XAML
10 1 (0.47%) Groovy
10 1 (0.47%) Scala
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) Clojure
10 1 (0.47%) Golang
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (6.16%) Degree
2 8 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 27 (12.80%) Adobe
2 19 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.64%) Apple
4 11 (5.21%) Google
5 10 (4.74%) Oracle
6 9 (4.27%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.84%) Akamai
8 4 (1.90%) Zend
8 4 (1.90%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.90%) Telerik
9 3 (1.42%) OpenTV
10 2 (0.95%) Lotus
11 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.47%) ATG
11 1 (0.47%) SAP
11 1 (0.47%) IBM
11 1 (0.47%) Citrix
11 1 (0.47%) Atmel
11 1 (0.47%) hybris
11 1 (0.47%) Trapeze
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
JD & Co Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day contract - permanent salaries offer equity!
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £320 - £370 per day + Neg. Good chance of Extension
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Northamptonshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Northampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £380 - £420 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago