The first 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Computing
Rank 578 568 571
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 16 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.004% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.015% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £425 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13803 13390 14249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.19% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8349 8099 8176
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 599 792
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%

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 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 13 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 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 -13 16 £500 +17.64% 1
London - 7 £444 - 1
South East -5 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Walsall - 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 -
East of England -20 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
South West - - - -
Reading - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Gloucester - - - -

Mobile Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (34.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (30.61%) Technical Architecture
2 15 (30.61%) GIS
3 14 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 14 (28.57%) CRM
3 14 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (28.57%) EAI
3 14 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 13 (26.53%) Data Analysis
5 11 (22.45%) TOGAF
6 10 (20.41%) Casewise
6 10 (20.41%) Casewise Modeler
6 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2
6 10 (20.41%) SSADM
6 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.37%) Degree
7 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
7 9 (18.37%) Information Security
8 8 (16.33%) Windows
9 7 (14.29%) MS Office
9 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
9 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
10 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
10 6 (12.24%) CISM
10 6 (12.24%) Finance
10 6 (12.24%) CISSP
10 6 (12.24%) Internet

Mobile Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (10.20%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) Drupal
3 3 (6.12%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (6.12%) Lync
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) Liferay
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Magnolia
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Casewise Modeler
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
3 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) VoIP
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 14 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) CorVu
2 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) ERwin
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Architect
2 18 (36.73%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.16%) CRM Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) SOAP
2 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) J2EE
2 5 (10.20%) jQuery
2 5 (10.20%) REST
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) GIS
2 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.16%) Replication
6 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
6 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.04%) Open Source
7 1 (2.04%) NHS
7 1 (2.04%) PKI
7 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.04%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (30.61%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (28.57%) CRM
3 14 (28.57%) EAI
3 14 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (26.53%) Data Analysis
5 11 (22.45%) TOGAF
6 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2
6 10 (20.41%) SSADM
7 9 (18.37%) Information Security
8 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
9 6 (12.24%) ITIL
10 5 (10.20%) Service Management
10 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
10 5 (10.20%) B2B
10 5 (10.20%) B2C
10 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.20%) E-business
10 5 (10.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) CISSP
2 6 (12.24%) CISM
3 5 (10.20%) ISSAP
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.16%) COBIT
3 3 (6.12%) QA
4 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
1 10 (20.41%) Casewise
2 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.12%) Metastorm
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) CA
5 1 (2.04%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) KANA
5 1 (2.04%) MobileIron