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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 567 545 560
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 34 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.056% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.061% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 32
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£350 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -24 32 £350 -3.44% 32
London +7 11 £375 +3.44% 11
South East +7 8 £285 - 2
West Midlands -11 5 £350 - 3
East of England -14 4 £375 -3.84% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Birmingham +2 3 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 -
City of London +30 2 £350 +100.00% 7
Hampshire -14 2 £285 -
East Midlands - 2 £320 - 8
North West -8 1 - - 4
Manchester -10 1 - - 4
Scotland -16 1 £300 - 5
South West -32 1 £350 +7.69%
Leicestershire - 1 £290 - 7
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Luton - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 55 (96.49%) Mobile App
2 42 (73.68%) Android
3 40 (70.18%) Apple iOS
4 23 (40.35%) Android Development
4 23 (40.35%) iOS Development
5 22 (38.60%) HTML
6 19 (33.33%) HTML5
7 17 (29.82%) Windows
8 16 (28.07%) Objective-C
9 15 (26.32%) .NET
9 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 15 (26.32%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (22.81%) Java
11 12 (21.05%) CSS
11 12 (21.05%) Web Services
12 10 (17.54%) Blackberry
13 9 (15.79%) CSS3
14 8 (14.04%) JSON
14 8 (14.04%) C#
15 7 (12.28%) C++
15 7 (12.28%) XML
15 7 (12.28%) Finance
15 7 (12.28%) Subversion
15 7 (12.28%) TDD
15 7 (12.28%) PhoneGap
15 7 (12.28%) iOS SDK
15 7 (12.28%) Windows Phone
16 6 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (10.53%) Microsoft

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (3.51%) CMS
1 2 (3.51%) Lync
2 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) NFC
2 2 (3.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Subversion
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.75%) Xcode
3 1 (1.75%) Mocha
3 1 (1.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Publishing
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) HTML
2 19 (33.33%) HTML5
3 15 (26.32%) .NET
4 12 (21.05%) CSS
4 12 (21.05%) Web Services
5 9 (15.79%) CSS3
6 8 (14.04%) JSON
7 7 (12.28%) XML
7 7 (12.28%) PhoneGap
7 7 (12.28%) iOS SDK
8 5 (8.77%) REST
8 5 (8.77%) Android SDK
8 5 (8.77%) Sencha Touch
8 5 (8.77%) jQuery
9 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.26%) SOAP
10 3 (5.26%) WCF
10 3 (5.26%) Cocoa
10 3 (5.26%) Ajax
10 3 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 55 (96.49%) Mobile App
2 10 (17.54%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.77%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) iPhone
4 4 (7.02%) NHS
5 3 (5.26%) iPad
5 3 (5.26%) Pocket PC
6 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.75%) PMI
7 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 42 (73.68%) Android
2 40 (70.18%) Apple iOS
3 17 (29.82%) Windows
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Phone
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (5.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Android Development
1 23 (40.35%) iOS Development
2 15 (26.32%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (12.28%) TDD
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) OO
6 4 (7.02%) Scrum
6 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Time Management
7 3 (5.26%) Web Development
7 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.51%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL
8 2 (3.51%) Content Management
8 2 (3.51%) Document Management
9 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.75%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.75%) Project Management
9 1 (1.75%) MVC
9 1 (1.75%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) Objective-C
2 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.81%) Java
4 8 (14.04%) C#
5 7 (12.28%) C++
6 3 (5.26%) C
6 3 (5.26%) SQL
6 3 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.75%) Python
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.53%) Apple
2 5 (8.77%) Sencha
2 5 (8.77%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.26%) MobileIron
4 2 (3.51%) Syclo
4 2 (3.51%) Capita
4 2 (3.51%) Google
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Nokia
5 1 (1.75%) Appcelerator
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