The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 548 503 459
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 44 67 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 58
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£350 £362 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.04

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Mobile Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer within the UK.

Mobile Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Mobile Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer within the UK.

Mobile Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
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 Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -53 39 £350 -3.37% 9
London +4 14 £350 -12.50% 2
South East -39 10 £350 +35.79% 3
City of London +4 4 £413 +3.18% 2
Scotland -5 4 £500 +66.66% 1
Edinburgh -10 4 £500 +66.66% 1
East Midlands +4 3 £288 -15.19%
North West -12 3 £380 +21.60% 2
South West -28 3 £350 +9.37% 1
West Midlands -7 2 £375 +23.96%
Manchester -12 2 - - 1
Hampshire -21 2 £368 -6.36% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £300 -11.50%
Nottingham -7 1 £300 -11.50%
Yorkshire -11 1 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire -14 1 £400 -
Wilmslow - 1 £380 -
Cheshire - 1 £380 - 1
Leamington Spa - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 £350 -
Torfaen - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Preston - - - -
Slough - - - -

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Applications Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Applications Developer in their job title.

1 79 (98.75%) Mobile App
2 60 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 57 (71.25%) Android
4 40 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 33 (41.25%) Android Development
6 29 (36.25%) HTML
6 29 (36.25%) Java
7 27 (33.75%) JavaScript
7 27 (33.75%) HTML5
8 25 (31.25%) Objective-C
9 18 (22.50%) .NET
10 17 (21.25%) CSS
10 17 (21.25%) Mobile Application Development
10 17 (21.25%) PhoneGap
11 16 (20.00%) Windows
11 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (18.75%) C#
13 14 (17.50%) Apache Cordova
14 13 (16.25%) iOS SDK
14 13 (16.25%) Finance
15 12 (15.00%) iPhone
15 12 (15.00%) User Experience
16 11 (13.75%) Android SDK
16 11 (13.75%) jQuery
17 10 (12.50%) C++
18 9 (11.25%) TDD
18 9 (11.25%) JSON
19 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
20 7 (8.75%) Scrum
20 7 (8.75%) Web Services

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Applications Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (1.25%) Node.js
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) S-PLUS
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) VoIP
2 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.25%) NFC
3 1 (1.25%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQLite
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.50%) Xcode
3 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.00%) Subversion
4 4 (5.00%) JIRA
4 4 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.25%) Ant
6 1 (1.25%) JUnit
6 1 (1.25%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.50%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.25%) HTML
2 27 (33.75%) HTML5
3 18 (22.50%) .NET
4 17 (21.25%) CSS
4 17 (21.25%) PhoneGap
5 14 (17.50%) Apache Cordova
6 13 (16.25%) iOS SDK
7 11 (13.75%) jQuery
7 11 (13.75%) Android SDK
8 9 (11.25%) JSON
9 7 (8.75%) Web Services
9 7 (8.75%) AngularJS
10 6 (7.50%) XML
11 5 (6.25%) WCF
12 4 (5.00%) Cocoa
12 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
12 4 (5.00%) RESTful
12 4 (5.00%) CSS3
13 3 (3.75%) REST
13 3 (3.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (98.75%) Mobile App
2 12 (15.00%) User Experience
2 12 (15.00%) iPhone
3 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.25%) iPad
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.75%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.75%) Pocket PC
7 2 (2.50%) Social Media
8 1 (1.25%) Telematics
8 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.25%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 60 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 57 (71.25%) Android
3 16 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.75%) Windows CE
5 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) UNIX
6 1 (1.25%) Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 33 (41.25%) Android Development
3 17 (21.25%) Mobile Application Development
4 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) TDD
6 7 (8.75%) Scrum
7 6 (7.50%) Analytics
8 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.75%) OO
10 2 (2.50%) ITIL
10 2 (2.50%) OOP
10 2 (2.50%) MVC
10 2 (2.50%) Web Development
10 2 (2.50%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.50%) UX Design
11 1 (1.25%) Image Processing
11 1 (1.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (1.25%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (1.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) Java
2 27 (33.75%) JavaScript
3 25 (31.25%) Objective-C
4 15 (18.75%) C#
5 10 (12.50%) C++
6 5 (6.25%) PHP
7 4 (5.00%) SQL
7 4 (5.00%) C
8 3 (3.75%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.25%) VC++
9 1 (1.25%) Python
9 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.50%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.75%) MobileIron
2 3 (3.75%) Apple
2 3 (3.75%) Google
3 2 (2.50%) Sencha
4 1 (1.25%) Syclo
4 1 (1.25%) Perforce
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) IBM
4 1 (1.25%) Kony
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