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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 463 473 446
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 146 118 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 59 82
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £506 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
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
42553 40275 36728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.55% 76.11% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27470 25080 22041
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1189 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 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 6 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 +15 143 £400 - 88
London +42 85 £425 - 33
South East -32 28 £300 -11.11% 12
City of London +2 18 £439 +3.23% 15
Tunbridge Wells -7 10 - -
Kent -18 10 - - 1
South West - 10 £350 - 2
Berkshire +9 9 £300 -3.22% 1
North West - 9 £400 - 13
Gloucestershire - 5 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £313 -
Scotland +1 3 £325 +18.18% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £375 +30.43% 1
East of England -4 3 - - 15
East Midlands -12 3 £363 +36.79% 3
Yorkshire -20 3 £300 - 2
Cheshire - 3 £400 - 5
Crawley - 3 £300 -
West Midlands -1 2 £319 - 8
Milton Keynes -2 2 £375 +15.38% 1
West Yorkshire -19 2 £300 - 2
Essex - 2 - - 8
Maidenhead - 2 £300 -
Manchester - 2 £383 - 7
Basildon - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £350 - 1
Chester - 2 £400 -
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Birmingham +2 1 £250 - 1
Glasgow 0 1 £350 +27.27% 1

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 118 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (42.38%) Apple iOS
4 112 (41.64%) Android
5 92 (34.20%) JavaScript
6 68 (25.28%) iOS Development
7 65 (24.16%) Android Development
8 62 (23.05%) Java
9 61 (22.68%) HTML
10 60 (22.30%) CSS
11 56 (20.82%) JSON
12 54 (20.07%) Scrum
13 52 (19.33%) Mobile Development
14 50 (18.59%) REST
15 46 (17.10%) Objective-C
15 46 (17.10%) Web Services
16 43 (15.99%) CSS3
16 43 (15.99%) HTML5
17 41 (15.24%) User Experience
17 41 (15.24%) XML
18 39 (14.50%) OO
18 39 (14.50%) TDD
19 36 (13.38%) Finance
19 36 (13.38%) AngularJS
20 34 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
20 34 (12.64%) SQL Server
21 33 (12.27%) Git (software)
22 32 (11.90%) .NET
22 32 (11.90%) MVC
22 32 (11.90%) Degree

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 19 (7.06%) Node.js
2 13 (4.83%) Apache
2 13 (4.83%) CMS
3 12 (4.46%) IIS
4 8 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.23%) Drupal
5 6 (2.23%) Confluence
6 5 (1.86%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.49%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.12%) WordPress
8 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.74%) Liferay
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (4.83%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.12%) MS Office
4 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.35%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.49%) GitHub
8 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.86%) Bluetooth
1 5 (1.86%) Internet
2 4 (1.49%) Wireless
3 1 (0.37%) Skype
3 1 (0.37%) PPTP
3 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.78%) MySQL
3 10 (3.72%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.35%) Redis
5 8 (2.97%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.60%) DB2
6 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.23%) Big Data
8 5 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.37%) SQLite
10 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 33 (12.27%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.95%) Xcode
3 14 (5.20%) JIRA
4 12 (4.46%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.09%) Calabash
6 9 (3.35%) Android Studio
6 9 (3.35%) Maven
6 9 (3.35%) Appium
7 8 (2.97%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.60%) Selenium
8 7 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.86%) Subversion
10 4 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.49%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.49%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.49%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.49%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.12%) Hudson
12 2 (0.74%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.74%) Mocha
General
1 36 (13.38%) Finance
2 20 (7.43%) Games
3 17 (6.32%) Automotive
4 10 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.72%) Retail
4 10 (3.72%) Marketing
5 9 (3.35%) Banking
6 5 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.86%) Electronics
7 4 (1.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (72.12%) Developer
2 52 (19.33%) Mobile Developer
3 34 (12.64%) iOS Developer
4 26 (9.67%) Android Developer
4 26 (9.67%) Applications Developer
5 22 (8.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 21 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 20 (7.43%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.58%) Java Developer
8 15 (5.58%) C++ Developer
9 11 (4.09%) Consultant
9 11 (4.09%) Architect
10 10 (3.72%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.72%) Integration Manager
10 10 (3.72%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (2.97%) Technical Manager
12 7 (2.60%) PHP Developer
12 7 (2.60%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.60%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (22.68%) HTML
2 60 (22.30%) CSS
3 56 (20.82%) JSON
4 50 (18.59%) REST
5 46 (17.10%) Web Services
6 43 (15.99%) CSS3
6 43 (15.99%) HTML5
7 41 (15.24%) XML
8 36 (13.38%) AngularJS
9 32 (11.90%) jQuery
9 32 (11.90%) .NET
10 29 (10.78%) Ajax
11 22 (8.18%) RESTful
11 22 (8.18%) Backbone.js
12 21 (7.81%) SOAP
12 21 (7.81%) OpenGL
13 19 (7.06%) Spring
14 18 (6.69%) Qt
15 16 (5.95%) Sass
16 14 (5.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 269 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 41 (15.24%) User Experience
3 25 (9.29%) Computer Science
4 19 (7.06%) Blackberry
5 13 (4.83%) Social Media
6 7 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.49%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.49%) DTV
8 4 (1.49%) Tandem
8 4 (1.49%) Social Network
8 4 (1.49%) iPhone
8 4 (1.49%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.12%) Animation
9 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.12%) Physics
9 3 (1.12%) MHEG
9 3 (1.12%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.12%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 114 (42.38%) Apple iOS
2 112 (41.64%) Android
3 22 (8.18%) Linux
4 21 (7.81%) Windows
5 9 (3.35%) UNIX
6 7 (2.60%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.60%) Windows Phone
7 6 (2.23%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.74%) webOS
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.74%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.28%) iOS Development
3 65 (24.16%) Android Development
4 54 (20.07%) Scrum
5 52 (19.33%) Mobile Development
6 39 (14.50%) TDD
6 39 (14.50%) OO
7 32 (11.90%) MVC
8 28 (10.41%) Web Development
9 25 (9.29%) BDD
10 24 (8.92%) Open Source
11 21 (7.81%) DevOps
12 20 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (7.43%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.06%) E-Commerce
13 19 (7.06%) SDLC
14 18 (6.69%) Project Management
15 16 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (5.20%) Analytics
17 11 (4.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 92 (34.20%) JavaScript
2 62 (23.05%) Java
3 46 (17.10%) Objective-C
4 30 (11.15%) C#
5 29 (10.78%) C++
6 21 (7.81%) PHP
7 20 (7.43%) SQL
8 10 (3.72%) Ruby
9 8 (2.97%) Python
9 8 (2.97%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.86%) ActionScript
10 5 (1.86%) C
11 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.74%) Perl
11 2 (0.74%) Go
12 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.37%) BrightScript
12 1 (0.37%) XAML
12 1 (0.37%) PHP5
12 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) Varnish
2 2 (0.74%) Docker
3 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.23%) Puppet
1 6 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.49%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.74%) Ansible
3 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (7.81%) Apple
1 21 (7.81%) Google
2 18 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.20%) Adobe
4 11 (4.09%) Oracle
4 11 (4.09%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.23%) Akamai
6 5 (1.86%) IBM
7 4 (1.49%) CA
7 4 (1.49%) SAP
7 4 (1.49%) HP
7 4 (1.49%) Pega
7 4 (1.49%) MobileIron
7 4 (1.49%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.12%) Telerik
8 3 (1.12%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.12%) Coverity
8 3 (1.12%) Zend
8 3 (1.12%) OpenTV
9 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
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