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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 581 581 538
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 47 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.062% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.067% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £335
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.71%
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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 July 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 27 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 30 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 -14 47 £350 - 21
London +5 16 £350 - 8
North West -10 11 £388 +29.16% 2
South East -13 10 £375 +26.05% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £375 -
Milton Keynes +1 6 £375 -
City of London -5 4 £250 -28.57% 5
East of England +1 3 £300 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £300 - 1
Leeds - 3 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
West Midlands 0 2 £375 +7.14% 1
South West -3 2 £325 +26.21% 3
Surrey -3 2 £344 - 1
Manchester -13 2 £395 +31.66% 2
Cheshire - 2 £369 -
Chester - 2 £369 -
Norwich - 2 £300 -
Norfolk - 2 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £225 - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £388 -
Devon - 1 £350 -
Dorset - 1 £300 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Exeter - 1 £350 -
Bournemouth - 1 £300 -
Cambridge - 1 £225 - 1

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 87 (89.69%) Mobile App
2 81 (83.51%) Android
3 78 (80.41%) Apple iOS
4 47 (48.45%) Android Development
5 45 (46.39%) iOS Development
6 37 (38.14%) JavaScript
7 36 (37.11%) HTML
8 28 (28.87%) HTML5
9 25 (25.77%) XML
10 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (23.71%) Windows
11 23 (23.71%) iOS SDK
12 22 (22.68%) Mobile Development
12 22 (22.68%) Objective-C
13 21 (21.65%) .NET
13 21 (21.65%) Mobile Application Development
14 19 (19.59%) SQL Server
14 19 (19.59%) CSS
15 18 (18.56%) Java
15 18 (18.56%) REST
16 17 (17.53%) JSON
17 16 (16.49%) C#
18 15 (15.46%) Web Services
18 15 (15.46%) Blackberry
18 15 (15.46%) iPhone
18 15 (15.46%) PhoneGap
19 13 (13.40%) User Experience
19 13 (13.40%) Android SDK
20 11 (11.34%) CSS3
20 11 (11.34%) Xamarin

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (5.15%) Node.js
2 2 (2.06%) Lync
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) NFC
3 1 (1.03%) PPP
3 1 (1.03%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) MySQL
3 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.12%) SQLite
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.03%) DB2
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Xcode
1 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (3.09%) Subversion
3 3 (3.09%) JIRA
4 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.03%) Maven
General
1 6 (6.19%) Games
2 5 (5.15%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Automotive
3 4 (4.12%) Publishing
4 3 (3.09%) Back Office
4 3 (3.09%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.11%) HTML
2 28 (28.87%) HTML5
3 25 (25.77%) XML
4 23 (23.71%) iOS SDK
5 21 (21.65%) .NET
6 19 (19.59%) CSS
7 18 (18.56%) REST
8 17 (17.53%) JSON
9 15 (15.46%) PhoneGap
9 15 (15.46%) Web Services
10 13 (13.40%) Android SDK
11 11 (11.34%) CSS3
11 11 (11.34%) jQuery
12 7 (7.22%) Apache Cordova
13 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
14 5 (5.15%) RESTful
14 5 (5.15%) SOAP
14 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
15 4 (4.12%) Cocoa
16 3 (3.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 87 (89.69%) Mobile App
2 15 (15.46%) Blackberry
2 15 (15.46%) iPhone
3 13 (13.40%) User Experience
4 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
5 10 (10.31%) iPad
6 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.09%) BYOD
8 2 (2.06%) Social Media
8 2 (2.06%) NHS
8 2 (2.06%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.03%) Animation
9 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 81 (83.51%) Android
2 78 (80.41%) Apple iOS
3 23 (23.71%) Windows
4 9 (9.28%) Windows Phone
5 8 (8.25%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (3.09%) UNIX
6 3 (3.09%) Linux
6 3 (3.09%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) Android Development
2 45 (46.39%) iOS Development
3 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (22.68%) Mobile Development
5 21 (21.65%) Mobile Application Development
6 11 (11.34%) TDD
7 9 (9.28%) Automation Testing
8 7 (7.22%) OO
9 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.19%) Scrum
10 5 (5.15%) Time Management
10 5 (5.15%) Open Source
10 5 (5.15%) Dashboard Development
11 4 (4.12%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.12%) Content Management
11 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.09%) Web Development
12 3 (3.09%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.09%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.14%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.68%) Objective-C
3 18 (18.56%) Java
4 16 (16.49%) C#
5 8 (8.25%) C++
5 8 (8.25%) SQL
6 3 (3.09%) C
6 3 (3.09%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.06%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Xamarin
2 10 (10.31%) Google
3 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.22%) Apple
5 6 (6.19%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (5.15%) MobileIron
7 4 (4.12%) Facebook
8 3 (3.09%) Twitter
8 3 (3.09%) Adobe
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle
9 2 (2.06%) IBM
9 2 (2.06%) Sencha
10 1 (1.03%) Appcelerator
10 1 (1.03%) Telerik
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