The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 555 529 544
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 33 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.067% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.072% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 33
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£350 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £335 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 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 30 July 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 -32 31 £350 +4.47% 22
London +7 11 £350 +20.68% 5
South East -3 10 £298 - 6
East of England -17 4 £375 -3.84%
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire -2 3 £375 -
West Midlands -17 3 £350 +4.47% 1
City of London +14 2 £350 +133.33% 2
Hampshire -6 2 £285 -
South West -21 2 £258 -31.33% 1
North West +3 1 - - 6
Birmingham -6 1 £350 +4.47%
Manchester -7 1 - - 6
Scotland -23 1 £300 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £165 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Cheltenham - 1 £165 -
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - -
Eastbourne - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Letchworth - - - -

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (91.07%) Mobile App
2 41 (73.21%) Android
3 40 (71.43%) Apple iOS
4 25 (44.64%) iOS Development
5 24 (42.86%) Android Development
6 23 (41.07%) HTML
7 20 (35.71%) HTML5
8 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
9 16 (28.57%) Windows
10 15 (26.79%) CSS
10 15 (26.79%) Objective-C
11 14 (25.00%) .NET
12 13 (23.21%) CSS3
13 12 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (21.43%) Java
13 12 (21.43%) Web Services
13 12 (21.43%) Blackberry
14 9 (16.07%) JSON
15 8 (14.29%) jQuery
15 8 (14.29%) Sencha
15 8 (14.29%) Sencha Touch
15 8 (14.29%) Finance
15 8 (14.29%) XML
16 7 (12.50%) OO
16 7 (12.50%) C#
16 7 (12.50%) Subversion
16 7 (12.50%) Ajax
16 7 (12.50%) iOS SDK
16 7 (12.50%) REST
17 6 (10.71%) PhoneGap

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Subversion
2 6 (10.71%) PhoneGap
3 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Xcode
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.79%) Mocha
4 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) HTML
2 20 (35.71%) HTML5
3 15 (26.79%) CSS
4 14 (25.00%) .NET
5 13 (23.21%) CSS3
6 12 (21.43%) Web Services
7 9 (16.07%) JSON
8 8 (14.29%) jQuery
8 8 (14.29%) Sencha Touch
8 8 (14.29%) XML
9 7 (12.50%) Ajax
9 7 (12.50%) iOS SDK
9 7 (12.50%) REST
10 5 (8.93%) SOAP
11 4 (7.14%) Android SDK
11 4 (7.14%) Cocoa
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 3 (5.36%) Struts
12 3 (5.36%) Spring
12 3 (5.36%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 51 (91.07%) Mobile App
2 12 (21.43%) Blackberry
3 6 (10.71%) Smartphone
4 5 (8.93%) iPhone
5 4 (7.14%) iPad
5 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.14%) NHS
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.79%) Pocket PC
7 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Android
2 40 (71.43%) Apple iOS
3 16 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.79%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) iOS Development
2 24 (42.86%) Android Development
3 12 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (12.50%) OO
5 5 (8.93%) TDD
5 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Time Management
6 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.36%) Content Management
7 3 (5.36%) Web Development
7 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.57%) Document Management
8 2 (3.57%) Scrum
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL
9 1 (1.79%) MVC
9 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.79%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.79%) MVVM
9 1 (1.79%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) Objective-C
3 12 (21.43%) Java
4 7 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.36%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) C
7 2 (3.57%) SQL
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.79%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Sencha
2 6 (10.71%) Apple
3 4 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) MobileIron
5 2 (3.57%) Syclo
5 2 (3.57%) Capita
5 2 (3.57%) Google
5 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Nokia
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator
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