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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 530 545 484
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 46 21 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.042% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.045% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 30
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £238 £285
% change year-on-year
+34.21% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.32 -
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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +9 45 £325 - 13
South East -15 19 £325 +36.84% 3
London -7 14 £388 -3.12% 4
Berkshire +4 7 £313 +31.57%
Hampshire - 7 £375 -
East of England - 6 £269 -
East Midlands - 5 £313 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Reading +3 3 £233 -2.10%
City of London +15 2 £400 - 2
Surrey - 2 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £269 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Cambridge - 2 £269 -
Nottingham - 2 £350 -
Scotland -4 1 £450 +50.00%
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Epsom - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Chester - - - -
Corby - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Letchworth - - - -

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 86 (93.48%) Mobile App
2 71 (77.17%) Apple iOS
3 61 (66.30%) Android
4 44 (47.83%) iOS Development
5 43 (46.74%) HTML
6 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
7 37 (40.22%) HTML5
8 33 (35.87%) Objective-C
8 33 (35.87%) Android Development
9 31 (33.70%) iOS SDK
10 30 (32.61%) CSS
11 27 (29.35%) iPhone
12 25 (27.17%) PhoneGap
13 23 (25.00%) Java
14 20 (21.74%) .NET
15 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (18.48%) User Experience
17 16 (17.39%) Android SDK
18 15 (16.30%) Apache Cordova
18 15 (16.30%) CSS3
18 15 (16.30%) Xcode
18 15 (16.30%) Windows
18 15 (16.30%) jQuery
19 14 (15.22%) iPad
20 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
20 13 (14.13%) Scrum
21 12 (13.04%) C#
22 11 (11.96%) Web Services
22 11 (11.96%) Finance
23 10 (10.87%) Blackberry

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (6.52%) Node.js
2 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.09%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.09%) VPN
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) SQLite
4 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Xcode
2 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (4.35%) Mercurial
4 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.17%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.17%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.17%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.17%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.17%) JUnit
5 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.09%) Subversion
6 1 (1.09%) Gradle
6 1 (1.09%) Robolectric
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Marketing
2 2 (2.17%) Publishing
2 2 (2.17%) Games
2 2 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (46.74%) HTML
2 37 (40.22%) HTML5
3 31 (33.70%) iOS SDK
4 30 (32.61%) CSS
5 25 (27.17%) PhoneGap
6 20 (21.74%) .NET
7 16 (17.39%) Android SDK
8 15 (16.30%) Apache Cordova
8 15 (16.30%) jQuery
8 15 (16.30%) CSS3
9 11 (11.96%) Web Services
10 10 (10.87%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.61%) RESTful
11 7 (7.61%) XML
12 6 (6.52%) JSON
12 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET
12 6 (6.52%) REST
13 5 (5.43%) Worklight
14 4 (4.35%) Backbone.js
14 4 (4.35%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 86 (93.48%) Mobile App
2 27 (29.35%) iPhone
3 17 (18.48%) User Experience
4 14 (15.22%) iPad
5 10 (10.87%) Blackberry
6 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.26%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.17%) Social Media
10 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
10 1 (1.09%) Video Editing
10 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.09%) Streaming Video
10 1 (1.09%) Telematics
10 1 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 71 (77.17%) Apple iOS
2 61 (66.30%) Android
3 15 (16.30%) Windows
4 6 (6.52%) Windows Phone
5 4 (4.35%) Linux
5 4 (4.35%) UNIX
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.83%) iOS Development
2 33 (35.87%) Android Development
3 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.13%) Scrum
5 9 (9.78%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (8.70%) OO
7 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.61%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.52%) Web Development
8 6 (6.52%) TDD
8 6 (6.52%) Analytics
9 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.43%) Time Management
10 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.26%) Information Architecture
11 3 (3.26%) Line Management
11 3 (3.26%) Content Management
12 2 (2.17%) SOA
12 2 (2.17%) Resource Management
13 1 (1.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 33 (35.87%) Objective-C
3 23 (25.00%) Java
4 12 (13.04%) C#
5 6 (6.52%) C
6 5 (5.43%) C++
6 5 (5.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.09%) SQL
7 1 (1.09%) VC++
7 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) Google
2 6 (6.52%) Apple
3 5 (5.43%) IBM
4 4 (4.35%) Adobe
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.26%) Sencha
5 3 (3.26%) Facebook
5 3 (3.26%) Twitter
5 3 (3.26%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.09%) Kony
6 1 (1.09%) Perforce
6 1 (1.09%) Syclo
6 1 (1.09%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle