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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 594 575 551
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 37 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.066% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.072% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £289 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
- -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 25 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 31 August 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 -28 37 £350 - 12
London +1 12 £355 -11.25% 2
South East -29 9 £350 +22.80% 3
North West -23 8 £388 - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £350 -
Surrey 0 4 £344 -
City of London -1 4 £250 -28.57% 1
Milton Keynes -7 4 £350 -
East of England +6 3 £300 -20.00%
West Midlands -7 2 £375 +7.14%
Manchester -15 2 £395 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £369 -
Norwich - 2 £300 -
Barnsley - 2 £88 -
Chester - 2 £369 -
Yorkshire - 2 £88 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £88 -
Norfolk - 2 £300 -
South West -4 1 £350 -
Devon - 1 £350 -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
Exeter - 1 £350 -
Cambridge - 1 £225 -
Leatherhead - 1 £388 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £225 -

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 83 (94.32%) Mobile App
2 77 (87.50%) Android
3 69 (78.41%) Apple iOS
4 48 (54.55%) Android Development
5 42 (47.73%) iOS Development
6 23 (26.14%) HTML
6 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
6 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (22.73%) Java
7 20 (22.73%) XML
7 20 (22.73%) Mobile Application Development
7 20 (22.73%) Mobile Development
8 19 (21.59%) Windows
9 17 (19.32%) HTML5
10 16 (18.18%) REST
10 16 (18.18%) C#
10 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 15 (17.05%) .NET
11 15 (17.05%) JSON
12 14 (15.91%) Xamarin
13 12 (13.64%) iOS SDK
13 12 (13.64%) Objective-C
14 11 (12.50%) CSS
14 11 (12.50%) Android SDK
15 10 (11.36%) Web Services
15 10 (11.36%) Blackberry
16 9 (10.23%) Automation Testing
17 8 (9.09%) PhoneGap
17 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
17 8 (9.09%) Google

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (2.27%) Lync
2 1 (1.14%) Node.js
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Internet
2 3 (3.41%) NFC
3 1 (1.14%) PPP
3 1 (1.14%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) MySQL
3 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.68%) SQLite
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (3.41%) Subversion
2 3 (3.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) Xcode
3 2 (2.27%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 6 (6.82%) Games
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Automotive
2 4 (4.55%) Back Office
2 4 (4.55%) Publishing
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.14%) HTML
2 20 (22.73%) XML
3 17 (19.32%) HTML5
4 16 (18.18%) REST
5 15 (17.05%) .NET
5 15 (17.05%) JSON
6 12 (13.64%) iOS SDK
7 11 (12.50%) Android SDK
7 11 (12.50%) CSS
8 10 (11.36%) Web Services
9 8 (9.09%) PhoneGap
10 7 (7.95%) jQuery
11 6 (6.82%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.82%) Apache Cordova
12 5 (5.68%) CSS3
12 5 (5.68%) Cocoa
12 5 (5.68%) SOAP
13 4 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
14 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
14 2 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 83 (94.32%) Mobile App
2 10 (11.36%) Blackberry
3 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.09%) User Experience
4 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) BYOD
6 2 (2.27%) NHS
6 2 (2.27%) iPhone
6 2 (2.27%) Social Media
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.14%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.14%) Animation
7 1 (1.14%) iPad
7 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 77 (87.50%) Android
2 69 (78.41%) Apple iOS
3 19 (21.59%) Windows
4 8 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.41%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (54.55%) Android Development
2 42 (47.73%) iOS Development
3 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.73%) Mobile Development
4 20 (22.73%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (10.23%) Automation Testing
6 8 (9.09%) TDD
7 5 (5.68%) Open Source
7 5 (5.68%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (4.55%) OO
9 3 (3.41%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.41%) Scrum
9 3 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.41%) BDD
10 2 (2.27%) Analytics
10 2 (2.27%) SDLC
10 2 (2.27%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.27%) Web Development
10 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
2 20 (22.73%) Java
3 16 (18.18%) C#
4 12 (13.64%) Objective-C
5 8 (9.09%) SQL
6 6 (6.82%) C++
7 2 (2.27%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Xamarin
2 8 (9.09%) Google
3 6 (6.82%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (5.68%) Apple
4 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.68%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.27%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle
5 2 (2.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.14%) Telerik
6 1 (1.14%) Facebook
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