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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 550 576 495
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -81
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 52 22 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.040% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.044% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 41
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £238 £280
% change year-on-year
+42.10% -15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £18.32 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.32 -

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
51453 50379 44110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.31% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31274 30773 25223
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2016 1989 2173
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 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 28 April 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 +25 51 £365 +21.66% 18
London +10 18 £388 +29.16% 7
South East -6 18 £345 +91.13% 5
East of England - 6 £275 - 2
Berkshire -7 5 £243 +34.34%
South West - 5 £338 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £275 -
Hampshire - 4 £413 - 1
City of London +21 3 £400 -15.78% 3
Reading -4 3 £233 +28.80%
Basingstoke - 3 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £275 -
Surrey - 3 £425 - 1
West Midlands -2 2 £406 +16.07% 1
Manchester -7 2 £365 -
North West -17 2 £365 -2.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 £345 - 2
Somerset - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £413 -
Abingdon - 1 £325 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 82 (92.13%) Mobile App
2 68 (76.40%) Apple iOS
3 67 (75.28%) Android
4 40 (44.94%) HTML
5 38 (42.70%) iOS Development
6 37 (41.57%) Android Development
6 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
7 34 (38.20%) HTML5
8 29 (32.58%) iOS SDK
9 28 (31.46%) Objective-C
10 24 (26.97%) Mobile Development
11 22 (24.72%) CSS
12 20 (22.47%) Windows
12 20 (22.47%) iPhone
13 19 (21.35%) User Experience
14 18 (20.22%) Mobile Application Development
14 18 (20.22%) PhoneGap
14 18 (20.22%) .NET
14 18 (20.22%) Java
15 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (16.85%) XML
17 14 (15.73%) REST
18 13 (14.61%) JSON
18 13 (14.61%) Xcode
18 13 (14.61%) Scrum
18 13 (14.61%) Blackberry
18 13 (14.61%) CSS3
18 13 (14.61%) Android SDK
19 12 (13.48%) Web Services
19 12 (13.48%) C#

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (7.87%) Node.js
2 1 (1.12%) IIS
2 1 (1.12%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.37%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.12%) PPP
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
1 1 (1.12%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) DB2
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQLite
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Xcode
2 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.37%) JIRA
5 3 (3.37%) Subversion
6 2 (2.25%) NetBeans
6 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.25%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.25%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.12%) Robolectric
7 1 (1.12%) Gradle
7 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.12%) JUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Automotive
3 2 (2.25%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Law
4 1 (1.12%) Publishing
4 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) HTML
2 34 (38.20%) HTML5
3 29 (32.58%) iOS SDK
4 22 (24.72%) CSS
5 18 (20.22%) .NET
5 18 (20.22%) PhoneGap
6 15 (16.85%) XML
7 14 (15.73%) REST
8 13 (14.61%) CSS3
8 13 (14.61%) JSON
8 13 (14.61%) Android SDK
9 12 (13.48%) Web Services
10 9 (10.11%) jQuery
10 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
11 8 (8.99%) RESTful
11 8 (8.99%) Apache Cordova
12 5 (5.62%) Backbone.js
12 5 (5.62%) SOAP
13 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
13 4 (4.49%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 82 (92.13%) Mobile App
2 20 (22.47%) iPhone
3 19 (21.35%) User Experience
4 13 (14.61%) Blackberry
5 12 (13.48%) iPad
6 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.37%) Open Source
8 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.12%) Social Media
9 1 (1.12%) NHS
9 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.12%) Animation
9 1 (1.12%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 68 (76.40%) Apple iOS
2 67 (75.28%) Android
3 20 (22.47%) Windows
4 10 (11.24%) Windows Phone
5 5 (5.62%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (4.49%) UNIX
6 4 (4.49%) Linux
7 3 (3.37%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) iOS Development
2 37 (41.57%) Android Development
3 24 (26.97%) Mobile Development
4 18 (20.22%) Mobile Application Development
5 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.61%) Scrum
7 8 (8.99%) OO
7 8 (8.99%) TDD
8 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.62%) Time Management
10 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.62%) Web Development
11 4 (4.49%) BDD
11 4 (4.49%) Content Management
12 3 (3.37%) Information Architecture
12 3 (3.37%) Line Management
13 2 (2.25%) Web Application Development
13 2 (2.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
2 28 (31.46%) Objective-C
3 18 (20.22%) Java
4 12 (13.48%) C#
5 7 (7.87%) C++
6 4 (4.49%) C
6 4 (4.49%) PHP
7 3 (3.37%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.25%) SQL
9 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Google
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Xamarin
3 6 (6.74%) Apple
4 4 (4.49%) IBM
4 4 (4.49%) Facebook
5 3 (3.37%) Twitter
5 3 (3.37%) MobileIron
5 3 (3.37%) Adobe
5 3 (3.37%) Sencha
6 2 (2.25%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle
7 1 (1.12%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.12%) Telerik
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