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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 595 553 541
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 31 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 29
Average daily rate £338 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.91

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -31 29 £350 - 21
London -1 13 £313 -19.35% 7
South East +7 7 £400 +26.98% 2
North West -15 5 £325 - 3
Manchester - 4 £325 - 2
City of London +35 3 £300 -25.00% 1
Crawley - 3 £525 -
West Sussex - 3 £525 -
Nottinghamshire -7 2 - - 2
Nottingham -12 2 - - 2
East Midlands -18 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £363 -
Brighton +16 1 £350 -3.44%
East Sussex +10 1 £350 -3.44%
South West +2 1 - - 1
Scotland -5 1 - -
Cheshire -8 1 £370 - 1
West Midlands -12 1 £275 -26.66% 3
Edinburgh -14 1 - -
Wales - 1 £323 -
Cardiff - 1 £323 -
South Wales - 1 £323 -
Kent - 1 £350 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £350 -
Abingdon - 1 £400 -

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 78 (98.73%) Mobile App
2 65 (82.28%) Apple iOS
3 49 (62.03%) Android
4 43 (54.43%) iOS Development
5 31 (39.24%) Android Development
6 25 (31.65%) Objective-C
7 21 (26.58%) Java
8 20 (25.32%) Windows
9 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
9 18 (22.78%) HTML
9 18 (22.78%) Mobile Application Development
10 17 (21.52%) Apple Swift
11 15 (18.99%) HTML5
12 14 (17.72%) Xamarin
13 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (13.92%) Publishing
15 10 (12.66%) Cocoa
15 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
15 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
15 10 (12.66%) Cocoa Touch
16 9 (11.39%) Web Services
16 9 (11.39%) C++
16 9 (11.39%) Blackberry
16 9 (11.39%) Ajax
17 8 (10.13%) Xcode
17 8 (10.13%) MVC
17 8 (10.13%) CSS
17 8 (10.13%) .NET
17 8 (10.13%) PhoneGap
17 8 (10.13%) User Experience

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (7.59%) Node.js
2 4 (5.06%) IIS
3 3 (3.80%) CMS
3 3 (3.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) PPP
1 3 (3.80%) PPTP
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) 4G
3 1 (1.27%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) NFC
3 1 (1.27%) SMS
3 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Xcode
2 7 (8.86%) Subversion
3 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (3.80%) Grunt
5 3 (3.80%) gulp
5 3 (3.80%) JIRA
6 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.53%) Hudson
6 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.53%) QUnit
6 2 (2.53%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.53%) Trac
General
1 11 (13.92%) Publishing
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) HTML
2 15 (18.99%) HTML5
3 10 (12.66%) Cocoa
3 10 (12.66%) Cocoa Touch
4 9 (11.39%) Ajax
4 9 (11.39%) Web Services
5 8 (10.13%) .NET
5 8 (10.13%) CSS
5 8 (10.13%) PhoneGap
6 7 (8.86%) CSS3
7 6 (7.59%) Android SDK
7 6 (7.59%) iOS SDK
7 6 (7.59%) jQuery
7 6 (7.59%) XML
8 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.33%) RequireJS
8 5 (6.33%) REST
9 4 (5.06%) Entity Framework
9 4 (5.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 78 (98.73%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.39%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.13%) User Experience
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) BYOD
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 2 (2.53%) W3C
6 1 (1.27%) Animation
6 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 65 (82.28%) Apple iOS
2 49 (62.03%) Android
3 20 (25.32%) Windows
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Phone
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.80%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) iOS Development
2 31 (39.24%) Android Development
3 18 (22.78%) Mobile Application Development
4 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.13%) MVC
7 7 (8.86%) Mobile Development
8 6 (7.59%) OO
8 6 (7.59%) Scrum
8 6 (7.59%) TDD
9 4 (5.06%) BDD
9 4 (5.06%) ITIL
9 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.06%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.80%) Content Management
10 3 (3.80%) Front End Development
10 3 (3.80%) Open Source
10 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) Objective-C
2 21 (26.58%) Java
3 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (21.52%) Apple Swift
5 9 (11.39%) C++
6 7 (8.86%) C#
7 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) SQL
9 1 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
1 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Firmware
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Xamarin
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Capita
4 4 (5.06%) Appcelerator
4 4 (5.06%) MobileIron
5 3 (3.80%) EPiServer
5 3 (3.80%) OpenText
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) Broadcom
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