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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 532 520 445
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -75
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 39 39 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.080% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.086% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 45
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£350 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.72%
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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 January 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 -15 38 £350 -10.25% 21
London +15 15 £400 - 7
South East -12 11 £319 +18.05% 5
East Midlands +18 5 £313 -7.81%
City of London +13 3 £425 +6.25% 2
Hampshire -19 3 £325 -20.97%
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £350 +3.24%
Nottingham -7 2 £350 +3.24%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
West Midlands -1 1 £375 +23.96%
West Yorkshire -4 1 £400 -
Edinburgh -5 1 £450 +50.00%
Yorkshire -8 1 £400 -
Scotland -9 1 £450 +50.00%
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Leicester - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Castleford - - - -
Chester - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 85 (98.84%) Mobile App
2 64 (74.42%) Apple iOS
3 58 (67.44%) Android
4 42 (48.84%) iOS Development
5 35 (40.70%) Android Development
6 34 (39.53%) HTML
7 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
7 30 (34.88%) HTML5
8 28 (32.56%) Java
9 25 (29.07%) Objective-C
10 24 (27.91%) CSS
11 22 (25.58%) PhoneGap
12 21 (24.42%) iOS SDK
13 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (19.77%) .NET
15 16 (18.60%) Apache Cordova
16 14 (16.28%) iPhone
17 13 (15.12%) jQuery
17 13 (15.12%) Windows
17 13 (15.12%) Android SDK
17 13 (15.12%) User Experience
18 12 (13.95%) Mobile Application Development
18 12 (13.95%) AngularJS
18 12 (13.95%) C#
18 12 (13.95%) Scrum
19 11 (12.79%) Finance
19 11 (12.79%) Git (software)
20 9 (10.47%) Xcode
21 8 (9.30%) JSON
21 8 (9.30%) C++

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (2.33%) Node.js
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) S-PLUS
1 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) VoIP
2 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 2 (2.33%) SQLite
4 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.47%) Xcode
3 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.65%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (3.49%) JIRA
4 3 (3.49%) Subversion
5 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.33%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.33%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.33%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.16%) Gradle
6 1 (1.16%) Robolectric
6 1 (1.16%) Ant
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Publishing
3 2 (2.33%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) HTML
2 30 (34.88%) HTML5
3 24 (27.91%) CSS
4 22 (25.58%) PhoneGap
5 21 (24.42%) iOS SDK
6 17 (19.77%) .NET
7 16 (18.60%) Apache Cordova
8 13 (15.12%) jQuery
8 13 (15.12%) Android SDK
9 12 (13.95%) AngularJS
10 8 (9.30%) JSON
10 8 (9.30%) CSS3
11 7 (8.14%) Web Services
12 6 (6.98%) XML
13 5 (5.81%) RESTful
14 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
14 4 (4.65%) WCF
14 4 (4.65%) Backbone.js
14 4 (4.65%) Ionic Framework
15 3 (3.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (98.84%) Mobile App
2 14 (16.28%) iPhone
3 13 (15.12%) User Experience
4 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.81%) iPad
6 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.49%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.33%) Pocket PC
8 2 (2.33%) Social Media
9 1 (1.16%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.16%) Telematics
9 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.16%) Video Editing
9 1 (1.16%) PMI
9 1 (1.16%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 64 (74.42%) Apple iOS
2 58 (67.44%) Android
3 13 (15.12%) Windows
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Phone
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.33%) Windows CE
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.16%) Linux
7 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) iOS Development
2 35 (40.70%) Android Development
3 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.95%) Mobile Application Development
4 12 (13.95%) Scrum
5 6 (6.98%) Web Development
5 6 (6.98%) TDD
5 6 (6.98%) Analytics
6 4 (4.65%) OO
6 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.49%) Multithreading
7 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.33%) OOP
8 2 (2.33%) MVC
8 2 (2.33%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.16%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.16%) Line Management
9 1 (1.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 28 (32.56%) Java
3 25 (29.07%) Objective-C
4 12 (13.95%) C#
5 8 (9.30%) C++
6 5 (5.81%) PHP
7 4 (4.65%) C
8 3 (3.49%) SQL
9 2 (2.33%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.16%) Ruby
10 1 (1.16%) VC++
10 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Google
2 4 (4.65%) Apple
2 4 (4.65%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.49%) IBM
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.33%) Sencha
5 1 (1.16%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.16%) Syclo
5 1 (1.16%) Kony
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe
5 1 (1.16%) Perforce
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle
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