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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Computing
Rank 598 580 588
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 14 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.011% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.080% 0.037% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
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£500 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £268 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-57.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £21.50
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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 21 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 14 £500 +17.64% 7
London +18 5 £515 -6.36% 2
South East - 4 £160 -
Walsall - 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 -
East of England - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
City of London +28 1 £600 +9.09% 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
South West - - - - 5
Cambridge - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Wallingford - - - -

Mobile Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (31.43%) MS Office
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
3 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (20.00%) Information Security
5 6 (17.14%) Internet
5 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
5 6 (17.14%) XML
5 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
5 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
5 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (14.29%) REST
6 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 5 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 5 (14.29%) E-business
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
6 5 (14.29%) Service Management
6 5 (14.29%) Legal
6 5 (14.29%) jQuery
6 5 (14.29%) SOAP
6 5 (14.29%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) HTML

Mobile Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (17.14%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) Lync
2 3 (8.57%) Drupal
2 3 (8.57%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Liferay
4 1 (2.86%) Magnolia
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
2 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) Casewise Modeler
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.86%) 3G
4 1 (2.86%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) Broadband
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) ERwin
General
1 5 (14.29%) Legal
2 4 (11.43%) Law
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Security Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Digital Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Security Technical Architect
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) REST
2 5 (14.29%) jQuery
2 5 (14.29%) SOAP
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
4 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
4 4 (11.43%) Replication
5 2 (5.71%) GIS
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.86%) Open Source
6 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Mashup
6 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.86%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
1 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (20.00%) Information Security
3 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
4 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 5 (14.29%) E-business
4 5 (14.29%) MVC
4 5 (14.29%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.29%) B2B
4 5 (14.29%) B2C
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) Document Management
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Network Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.71%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ISSAP
3 2 (5.71%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) QA
3 2 (5.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Metastorm
3 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) Becrypt
5 1 (2.86%) Casewise
5 1 (2.86%) Novell
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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