The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Computing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Computing over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Computing
Rank 613 595 577
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 7 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.029% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.092% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£350 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17983 17463 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.62% 31.95% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11310 10578 9959
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 674 729
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Mobile Computing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Computing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Computing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Computing within the UK.

Mobile Computing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Computing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Mobile Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Computing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Computing within the UK.

Mobile Computing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Computing
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -34 7 £350 -30.00% 10
Berkshire +5 4 £335 - 3
South East -10 4 £335 - 4
Reading - 4 £335 - 2
London -7 2 £650 +46.56% 3
East of England -1 1 - -
Essex -7 1 - -

Mobile Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Computing also 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 that cited Mobile Computing.

1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
4 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 8 (33.33%) RAD
5 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Telerik
5 8 (33.33%) System Testing
5 8 (33.33%) WCF
5 8 (33.33%) WPF
5 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (33.33%) RESTful
5 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.83%) MS Office
8 5 (20.83%) IIS
9 4 (16.67%) SLA
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Mobile Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Computing also 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 that cited Mobile Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Google Apps
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) WebEx
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WLAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
1 8 (33.33%) Programmer
1 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 8 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Technology Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) WCF
1 8 (33.33%) WPF
1 8 (33.33%) RESTful
1 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) RAD
1 8 (33.33%) Scrum
1 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (33.33%) System Testing
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Network Management
4 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 3 (12.50%) SABSA
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Information Management
5 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 3 (12.50%) ISSAP
2 3 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
3 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Telerik
3 3 (12.50%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
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