The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Developer
Rank 554 490 512
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 104 141 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 80 60
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mobile Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -68 97 £375 -6.25% 29
London -38 37 £450 - 10
South East -26 19 £375 +15.38% 3
North West -7 14 £360 +2.85% 7
South West +11 9 £350 +3.70%
West Midlands -4 8 £375 - 2
East Midlands +12 7 £306 - 2
Scotland -13 6 £338 -10.00% 2
Manchester -15 6 £338 -3.57% 6
City of London +39 5 £525 +16.66% 1
Glasgow +7 5 £338 - 2
Berkshire +1 5 £313 +31.57%
Cheshire -1 5 £373 +6.42%
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £425 -
Oxfordshire +8 4 £335 -2.89%
Chester +5 4 £375 -6.25%
Bristol +2 4 £325 -23.52%
Reading -15 4 £313 +34.40%
Salford - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £400 -
Gatwick - 3 £400 -
Milton Keynes +4 2 - -
East of England -1 2 £400 +33.33% 1
Surrey -15 2 £400 -5.88%
Northamptonshire - 2 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £250 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
Swindon - 2 £400 -
Oxford - 2 £310 -
Guildford - 2 £400 -

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile 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 Developer in their job title.

1 131 (74.01%) Mobile Development
2 118 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 98 (55.37%) Android
4 96 (54.24%) Apple iOS
5 78 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (41.24%) JavaScript
7 70 (39.55%) Android Development
7 70 (39.55%) iOS Development
8 63 (35.59%) HTML
9 54 (30.51%) HTML5
10 52 (29.38%) CSS
11 45 (25.42%) Java
12 42 (23.73%) Objective-C
13 41 (23.16%) AngularJS
14 40 (22.60%) Retail
14 40 (22.60%) Web Development
15 35 (19.77%) Apple Swift
16 31 (17.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (16.95%) B2C
18 28 (15.82%) C#
18 28 (15.82%) Windows
19 27 (15.25%) REST
20 25 (14.12%) Xamarin
21 23 (12.99%) .NET
21 23 (12.99%) User Experience
22 22 (12.43%) Web Services
23 21 (11.86%) Mobile Application Development
24 20 (11.30%) RESTful
25 19 (10.73%) iOS SDK
25 19 (10.73%) OO

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.39%) CMS
2 4 (2.26%) IIS
3 3 (1.69%) Node.js
3 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) GitHub
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) Firewall
1 2 (1.13%) Network Security
1 2 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.56%) 4G
2 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.56%) DNS
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.56%) PPP
2 1 (0.56%) PPTP
2 1 (0.56%) SSH
2 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.13%) SQLite
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (9.04%) Xcode
2 11 (6.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 11 (6.21%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.52%) Subversion
5 5 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.69%) Android Studio
6 3 (1.69%) Appium
6 3 (1.69%) Calabash
6 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.69%) Gradle
6 3 (1.69%) JIRA
6 3 (1.69%) JUnit
6 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.13%) Mockito
7 2 (1.13%) Robolectric
8 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.56%) Hudson
8 1 (0.56%) MSTest
General
1 40 (22.60%) Retail
2 14 (7.91%) Finance
3 11 (6.21%) Banking
4 4 (2.26%) Advertising
4 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.69%) Automotive
5 3 (1.69%) Electronics
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
5 3 (1.69%) Publishing
5 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (35.59%) HTML
2 54 (30.51%) HTML5
3 52 (29.38%) CSS
4 41 (23.16%) AngularJS
5 31 (17.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 27 (15.25%) REST
7 23 (12.99%) .NET
8 22 (12.43%) Web Services
9 20 (11.30%) RESTful
10 19 (10.73%) Android SDK
10 19 (10.73%) iOS SDK
11 17 (9.60%) jQuery
11 17 (9.60%) JSON
12 15 (8.47%) PhoneGap
12 15 (8.47%) XML
13 14 (7.91%) CSS3
14 13 (7.34%) Cocoa
15 10 (5.65%) .NET Framework
15 10 (5.65%) Entity Framework
16 8 (4.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 118 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 23 (12.99%) User Experience
3 5 (2.82%) iPhone
3 5 (2.82%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (2.26%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.26%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.26%) Fintech
4 4 (2.26%) iPad
5 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.13%) Animation
6 2 (1.13%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.13%) Social Media
6 2 (1.13%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) Social Network
7 1 (0.56%) Telematics
7 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 98 (55.37%) Android
2 96 (54.24%) Apple iOS
3 28 (15.82%) Windows
4 16 (9.04%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (4.52%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.82%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.26%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.13%) Unix
9 1 (0.56%) CentOS
9 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (74.01%) Mobile Development
2 78 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (39.55%) Android Development
3 70 (39.55%) iOS Development
4 40 (22.60%) Web Development
5 30 (16.95%) B2C
6 21 (11.86%) Mobile Application Development
7 19 (10.73%) OO
7 19 (10.73%) TDD
8 11 (6.21%) BDD
8 11 (6.21%) MVC
9 10 (5.65%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.65%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.08%) Scrum
11 8 (4.52%) Multithreading
12 7 (3.95%) Product Management
13 6 (3.39%) CRM
13 6 (3.39%) OOP
14 5 (2.82%) Software Engineering
15 4 (2.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.24%) JavaScript
2 45 (25.42%) Java
3 42 (23.73%) Objective-C
4 35 (19.77%) Apple Swift
5 28 (15.82%) C#
6 7 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.82%) XAML
8 4 (2.26%) C
8 4 (2.26%) PHP
8 4 (2.26%) SQL
9 3 (1.69%) C++
9 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.69%) VB
10 2 (1.13%) Ruby
10 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.56%) CloudHub
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (14.12%) Xamarin
2 8 (4.52%) Google
2 8 (4.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.26%) Appcelerator
4 3 (1.69%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.69%) OpenText
5 2 (1.13%) Apple
5 2 (1.13%) SAP
5 2 (1.13%) Sencha
6 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.56%) Broadcom
6 1 (0.56%) Kony
6 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) Siebel
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