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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Development
Rank 445 490 482
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 150 88 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 64 75
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £546 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.53% -4.45%

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +33 146 £375 - 70
London +16 60 £425 +6.25% 29
South East +43 47 £285 -28.75% 10
Kent - 26 £350 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 26 £350 -
City of London +35 18 £425 +19.29% 14
East Midlands +12 11 £442 -1.77% 4
West Midlands -13 11 £350 +118.75% 3
East of England -22 11 £530 +168.35% 9
Birmingham +11 10 £350 +118.75% 1
Northampton - 7 £480 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £480 -
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £225 -43.75% 3
Hampshire - 5 £285 - 1
Milton Keynes +8 4 - - 1
East Sussex -1 4 - - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £268 - 4
Surrey - 4 £180 - 2
Suffolk -15 3 £463 - 1
Scotland -12 2 £278 -7.50% 6
Ipswich - 2 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 1 £475 +58.33% 5
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Leeds +9 1 £475 +58.33% 2
Yorkshire +3 1 £475 +58.33% 5
Cheshire -4 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 1 - - 4
North West -9 1 - - 5
South West -34 1 £350 +40.00% 3
South Wales - 1 - - 4

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 80 (33.06%) HTML
3 77 (31.82%) TDD
3 77 (31.82%) REST
4 69 (28.51%) Apple iOS
4 69 (28.51%) JSON
5 68 (28.10%) CSS
6 67 (27.69%) JavaScript
7 64 (26.45%) SQL
8 63 (26.03%) XML
9 56 (23.14%) Android
10 55 (22.73%) Internet
11 54 (22.31%) Java
12 52 (21.49%) HTML5
13 48 (19.83%) OAuth
13 48 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (19.42%) Google
15 46 (19.01%) SOA
16 45 (18.60%) iOS Development
16 45 (18.60%) Facebook
17 44 (18.18%) Twitter
18 43 (17.77%) C#
18 43 (17.77%) Use Case
19 41 (16.94%) jQuery
19 41 (16.94%) Scrum
19 41 (16.94%) Rapid Prototyping
20 40 (16.53%) CSS3
21 38 (15.70%) .NET
22 34 (14.05%) Web Services
23 31 (12.81%) Spring

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (3.72%) CMS
2 8 (3.31%) IIS
3 7 (2.89%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.48%) Drupal
4 6 (2.48%) Apache
5 4 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.65%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.83%) WordPress
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.83%) Node.js
7 2 (0.83%) Lync
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (6.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.24%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.83%) InDesign
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.83%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.83%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.48%) GitHub
2 5 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) VPN
2 1 (0.41%) Intranet
2 1 (0.41%) DNS
2 1 (0.41%) RFID
2 1 (0.41%) Wireless
2 1 (0.41%) NFC
2 1 (0.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.96%) MySQL
3 7 (2.89%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.65%) Redis
5 3 (1.24%) Datomic
5 3 (1.24%) SQLite
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.41%) Big Data
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.41%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (7.44%) JIRA
2 16 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.20%) Subversion
4 14 (5.79%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.72%) Xcode
6 6 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.48%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.48%) Grunt
6 6 (2.48%) Bower
7 5 (2.07%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.65%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.65%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.65%) eggPlant
9 3 (1.24%) Maven
9 3 (1.24%) Selenium
10 2 (0.83%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.83%) NUnit
10 2 (0.83%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (12.40%) Games
2 22 (9.09%) Finance
3 18 (7.44%) Retail
4 9 (3.72%) Banking
5 8 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.89%) Publishing
7 3 (1.24%) Advertising
8 2 (0.83%) Marketing
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 183 (75.62%) Developer
2 71 (29.34%) Mobile Developer
3 28 (11.57%) Front-End Developer
3 28 (11.57%) Lead Developer
4 21 (8.68%) iOS Developer
5 19 (7.85%) Web Developer
5 19 (7.85%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.02%) Applications Developer
7 15 (6.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 14 (5.79%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.37%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 12 (4.96%) Android Developer
11 11 (4.55%) UI Developer
11 11 (4.55%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.72%) UI Programmer
12 9 (3.72%) Analyst
12 9 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (2.89%) Front-End Web Developer
13 7 (2.89%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (33.06%) HTML
2 77 (31.82%) REST
3 69 (28.51%) JSON
4 68 (28.10%) CSS
5 63 (26.03%) XML
6 52 (21.49%) HTML5
7 48 (19.83%) OAuth
8 41 (16.94%) jQuery
9 40 (16.53%) CSS3
10 38 (15.70%) .NET
11 34 (14.05%) Web Services
12 31 (12.81%) Spring
13 22 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 19 (7.85%) Unity DI Container
15 17 (7.02%) ASP.NET
16 14 (5.79%) Ajax
16 14 (5.79%) WCF
17 13 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (5.37%) RESTful
17 13 (5.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 242 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 17 (7.02%) iPhone
3 14 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.96%) Open Source
5 8 (3.31%) Pocket PC
6 6 (2.48%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.07%) NHS
7 5 (2.07%) Social Network
8 4 (1.65%) EPoS
9 3 (1.24%) iPad
9 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.24%) Animation
9 3 (1.24%) RIA
10 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 69 (28.51%) Apple iOS
2 56 (23.14%) Android
3 30 (12.40%) Windows
4 15 (6.20%) Windows Mobile
5 13 (5.37%) Windows Phone
6 12 (4.96%) Windows 8
7 11 (4.55%) Linux
8 9 (3.72%) Windows Phone 8
8 9 (3.72%) Windows CE
9 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.24%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.41%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.82%) TDD
2 48 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (19.01%) SOA
4 45 (18.60%) iOS Development
5 43 (17.77%) Use Case
6 41 (16.94%) Scrum
6 41 (16.94%) Rapid Prototyping
7 30 (12.40%) Android Development
8 27 (11.16%) Game Development
9 25 (10.33%) MVC
10 20 (8.26%) OO
11 16 (6.61%) BDD
12 13 (5.37%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (4.96%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.96%) Project Management
14 9 (3.72%) DevOps
15 8 (3.31%) Software Engineering
15 8 (3.31%) Web Design
16 7 (2.89%) OOP
16 7 (2.89%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (27.69%) JavaScript
2 64 (26.45%) SQL
3 54 (22.31%) Java
4 43 (17.77%) C#
5 26 (10.74%) Objective-C
6 16 (6.61%) Ruby
7 15 (6.20%) PHP
8 13 (5.37%) C++
9 8 (3.31%) Embedded C++
10 7 (2.89%) ActionScript
11 6 (2.48%) Python
11 6 (2.48%) Perl
12 4 (1.65%) C
13 3 (1.24%) ClojureScript
13 3 (1.24%) Clojure
14 2 (0.83%) XAML
14 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.41%) R
15 1 (0.41%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (5.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) CBAP
2 1 (0.41%) ISEB
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (19.42%) Google
2 45 (18.60%) Facebook
3 44 (18.18%) Twitter
4 19 (7.85%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.96%) Apple
6 11 (4.55%) Adobe
7 9 (3.72%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.65%) hybris
9 3 (1.24%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.83%) Zend
10 2 (0.83%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle
10 2 (0.83%) Sencha
11 1 (0.41%) Assembla
11 1 (0.41%) Nintex
11 1 (0.41%) Splunk
11 1 (0.41%) Citrix
11 1 (0.41%) Motorola
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