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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 468 463 424
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -39
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 108 104 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 76
Average daily rate
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£383 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.86% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 - £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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -6 107 £383 +9.28% 96
London -5 54 £383 -10.00% 21
City of London +28 24 £388 -1.27% 5
East Midlands +12 14 £420 +52.72% 1
North West -6 13 £400 +23.07% 14
South East -37 12 £360 +2.85% 22
Nottinghamshire -7 7 £400 +45.45% 1
Nottingham -9 7 £400 +45.45% 1
Berkshire -9 6 £325 -7.14% 9
Cheshire - 6 £475 - 4
Northamptonshire - 6 £420 -
Manchester -6 5 £350 +7.69% 8
West Midlands -4 4 £325 +8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £388 +10.71% 2
Yorkshire -13 4 £350 +16.66% 7
South West -23 4 £243 -11.81% 11
South Yorkshire -4 3 £350 - 3
East of England +4 2 £525 +58.49% 15
Devon -3 2 £185 -
Slough -6 2 - -
Runcorn - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £525 -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Reading +3 1 £450 +28.57% 5
Scotland -4 1 £300 -28.57% 2
Leeds -6 1 £400 +33.33% 1
Bristol -8 1 £300 - 9
West Yorkshire -13 1 £400 +33.33% 4
Gloucestershire -14 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £275 -

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 103 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (37.80%) JavaScript
4 75 (35.89%) HTML
5 74 (35.41%) Android
6 71 (33.97%) Apple iOS
7 63 (30.14%) CSS
8 47 (22.49%) Scrum
9 45 (21.53%) OO
10 44 (21.05%) HTML5
11 43 (20.57%) Java
12 42 (20.10%) iOS Development
13 40 (19.14%) CSS3
14 37 (17.70%) TDD
15 35 (16.75%) Web Services
15 35 (16.75%) Android Development
16 34 (16.27%) MVC
17 32 (15.31%) C#
17 32 (15.31%) .NET
18 30 (14.35%) jQuery
19 29 (13.88%) JSON
19 29 (13.88%) PHP
20 28 (13.40%) Objective-C
21 26 (12.44%) Windows
21 26 (12.44%) Adobe
22 25 (11.96%) SQL
23 23 (11.00%) AngularJS
23 23 (11.00%) SQL Server
24 22 (10.53%) User Experience
25 21 (10.05%) XML

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (7.66%) Node.js
2 11 (5.26%) IIS
3 8 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.35%) CMS
5 6 (2.87%) Confluence
6 4 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.91%) WordPress
7 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.96%) Apache
8 2 (0.96%) Drupal
8 2 (0.96%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.96%) Liferay
9 1 (0.48%) nginx
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.48%) JBoss
9 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
Applications
1 19 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.91%) MS Office
2 4 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.48%) InDesign
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.48%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.96%) Magento
2 2 (0.96%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.87%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.39%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) Internet
2 3 (1.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
3 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.74%) MySQL
3 9 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (6.22%) Xcode
2 12 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.74%) Subversion
3 9 (4.31%) JIRA
3 9 (4.31%) PHPUnit
4 8 (3.83%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 6 (2.87%) Calabash
6 5 (2.39%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.91%) JUnit
7 4 (1.91%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.44%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.96%) Selenium
9 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.48%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.48%) NUnit
10 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (8.61%) Finance
2 16 (7.66%) Games
3 8 (3.83%) Marketing
4 7 (3.35%) Advertising
5 6 (2.87%) Banking
6 4 (1.91%) Automotive
6 4 (1.91%) Law
7 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.96%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.96%) Electronics
8 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Retail
9 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.48%) Military
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 142 (67.94%) Developer
2 24 (11.48%) iOS Developer
3 19 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
3 19 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 19 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 17 (8.13%) Android Developer
5 14 (6.70%) Web Developer
6 13 (6.22%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.74%) Integration Manager
7 12 (5.74%) PHP Developer
7 12 (5.74%) ScrumMaster
8 10 (4.78%) Analyst
9 9 (4.31%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.31%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 8 (3.83%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.35%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.35%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.35%) Flash Developer
11 7 (3.35%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (35.89%) HTML
2 63 (30.14%) CSS
3 44 (21.05%) HTML5
4 40 (19.14%) CSS3
5 35 (16.75%) Web Services
6 32 (15.31%) .NET
7 30 (14.35%) jQuery
8 29 (13.88%) JSON
9 23 (11.00%) AngularJS
10 21 (10.05%) Ajax
10 21 (10.05%) XML
11 20 (9.57%) REST
12 19 (9.09%) Backbone.js
12 19 (9.09%) RESTful
13 17 (8.13%) Sass
14 16 (7.66%) LESS
15 10 (4.78%) ASP.NET
16 9 (4.31%) KnockoutJS
17 8 (3.83%) .NET Framework
17 8 (3.83%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 209 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 22 (10.53%) User Experience
3 15 (7.18%) Open Source
4 11 (5.26%) iPhone
5 10 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.31%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.83%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.87%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.39%) DTV
9 5 (2.39%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.39%) iPad
10 4 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.91%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.91%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.44%) Interactive TV
11 3 (1.44%) IPTV
11 3 (1.44%) MHEG
11 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (35.41%) Android
2 71 (33.97%) Apple iOS
3 26 (12.44%) Windows
4 9 (4.31%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (3.83%) Linux
6 5 (2.39%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.96%) UNIX
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.48%) Debian
8 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.48%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.49%) Scrum
3 45 (21.53%) OO
4 42 (20.10%) iOS Development
5 37 (17.70%) TDD
6 35 (16.75%) Android Development
7 34 (16.27%) MVC
8 21 (10.05%) OOP
8 21 (10.05%) Software Engineering
9 20 (9.57%) BDD
10 18 (8.61%) E-Commerce
11 16 (7.66%) Project Management
12 13 (6.22%) Web Development
12 13 (6.22%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.22%) User Stories
13 12 (5.74%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (5.74%) PRINCE2
14 11 (5.26%) Automated Testing
15 10 (4.78%) Waterfall
16 9 (4.31%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.80%) JavaScript
2 43 (20.57%) Java
3 32 (15.31%) C#
4 29 (13.88%) PHP
5 28 (13.40%) Objective-C
6 25 (11.96%) SQL
7 12 (5.74%) C++
8 11 (5.26%) Ruby
9 10 (4.78%) Python
10 9 (4.31%) Perl
10 9 (4.31%) C
11 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.96%) XAML
12 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.48%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.48%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.48%) VB
12 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.26%) Degree
2 8 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.91%) VCP4
4 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.48%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (12.44%) Adobe
2 18 (8.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.78%) Apple
4 9 (4.31%) Xamarin
5 8 (3.83%) Oracle
6 7 (3.35%) Google
7 6 (2.87%) Zend
7 6 (2.87%) Akamai
8 5 (2.39%) Appcelerator
9 4 (1.91%) Telerik
9 4 (1.91%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.44%) OpenTV
10 3 (1.44%) Sencha
11 2 (0.96%) Lotus
12 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.48%) SAP
12 1 (0.48%) Symbian
12 1 (0.48%) Citrix
12 1 (0.48%) FatWire
12 1 (0.48%) Trapeze
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