The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 456 384 414
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 133 180 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 120 103
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £13.61 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.61 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -92.22%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 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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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 -48 131 £356 +1.78% 62
London -60 56 £400 +14.28% 20
South East +29 45 £400 +18.51% 16
Tunbridge Wells - 17 - - 2
Kent - 17 - - 2
City of London +11 12 £388 +19.23% 4
West Midlands -20 10 £350 - 4
Surrey +7 8 £450 +63.63% 3
West Yorkshire +5 8 £350 +55.55% 4
Yorkshire -3 8 £350 +33.33% 5
Hampshire -4 7 £400 - 1
Birmingham -8 7 £350 +29.62% 2
Berkshire +9 6 £330 -17.50% 2
East of England -26 5 £375 -5.06%
East Sussex - 5 - - 3
North West -4 4 £300 -11.11% 9
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 4 - - 1
Reading +11 3 - -
Manchester -4 3 £338 -15.62% 8
Hertfordshire -5 3 £375 -
Leeds -9 3 £350 +55.55%
South West -38 3 £258 -10.43% 3
Egham - 3 £450 - 3
Slough +1 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
Oxford - 2 - -
Essex 0 1 - -
Wiltshire -10 1 - -
Bristol -18 1 £350 +64.70% 1

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 142 (59.66%) Mobile App
2 131 (55.04%) Apple iOS
3 127 (53.36%) Android
4 93 (39.08%) HTML
5 81 (34.03%) iOS Development
6 76 (31.93%) JavaScript
7 74 (31.09%) HTML5
8 68 (28.57%) Android Development
9 61 (25.63%) CSS
10 58 (24.37%) JSON
10 58 (24.37%) Mobile Application Development
11 57 (23.95%) XML
11 57 (23.95%) Java
12 55 (23.11%) REST
13 49 (20.59%) Objective-C
14 47 (19.75%) TDD
15 44 (18.49%) SQL
15 44 (18.49%) Web Services
16 38 (15.97%) Google
16 38 (15.97%) Windows
17 35 (14.71%) SOA
18 34 (14.29%) CSS3
19 33 (13.87%) Internet
20 32 (13.45%) .NET
20 32 (13.45%) Facebook
20 32 (13.45%) iPad
20 32 (13.45%) OAuth
21 31 (13.03%) Twitter
22 30 (12.61%) Rapid Prototyping
22 30 (12.61%) Use Case

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 9 (3.78%) Node.js
2 3 (1.26%) CMS
2 3 (1.26%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.84%) Lync
4 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.42%) GitHub
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.87%) Internet
2 10 (4.20%) HTTP
3 3 (1.26%) NFC
3 3 (1.26%) VoIP
4 2 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.20%) SQLite
2 9 (3.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.52%) MySQL
4 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.42%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (11.76%) PhoneGap
2 21 (8.82%) Subversion
3 19 (7.98%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 8 (3.36%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.94%) Xcode
7 5 (2.10%) JIRA
7 5 (2.10%) Grunt
7 5 (2.10%) Yeoman
8 4 (1.68%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.68%) Ant
9 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.26%) Mocha
9 3 (1.26%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.84%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.84%) JBehave
10 2 (0.84%) Selenium
10 2 (0.84%) Maven
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (9.24%) Games
2 18 (7.56%) Finance
3 11 (4.62%) Publishing
4 6 (2.52%) Legal
5 5 (2.10%) Retail
6 4 (1.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (39.08%) HTML
2 74 (31.09%) HTML5
3 61 (25.63%) CSS
4 58 (24.37%) JSON
5 57 (23.95%) XML
6 55 (23.11%) REST
7 44 (18.49%) Web Services
8 34 (14.29%) CSS3
9 32 (13.45%) OAuth
9 32 (13.45%) .NET
10 30 (12.61%) jQuery
11 23 (9.66%) Sencha Touch
12 22 (9.24%) iOS SDK
12 22 (9.24%) Spring
13 21 (8.82%) SOAP
14 18 (7.56%) Ajax
14 18 (7.56%) RESTful
15 17 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 16 (6.72%) Unity DI Container
16 16 (6.72%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 142 (59.66%) Mobile App
2 32 (13.45%) iPad
3 28 (11.76%) iPhone
4 16 (6.72%) Blackberry
5 13 (5.46%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.04%) Smartphone
7 10 (4.20%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.68%) NHS
9 3 (1.26%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.26%) Pocket PC
9 3 (1.26%) Social Media
10 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.84%) FMCG
10 2 (0.84%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.84%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.84%) Online Games
11 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.42%) Open Source
11 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 131 (55.04%) Apple iOS
2 127 (53.36%) Android
3 38 (15.97%) Windows
4 15 (6.30%) Windows Mobile
5 14 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 12 (5.04%) Windows Phone
7 8 (3.36%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (2.10%) Linux
8 5 (2.10%) Windows CE
9 4 (1.68%) UNIX
10 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) AIX
11 1 (0.42%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.03%) iOS Development
2 68 (28.57%) Android Development
3 58 (24.37%) Mobile Application Development
4 47 (19.75%) TDD
5 35 (14.71%) SOA
6 30 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (12.61%) Use Case
6 30 (12.61%) Rapid Prototyping
7 25 (10.50%) OO
8 23 (9.66%) MVC
9 20 (8.40%) Scrum
10 16 (6.72%) OOP
10 16 (6.72%) Game Development
11 13 (5.46%) Web Development
12 11 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (4.20%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (3.78%) Unit Testing
15 8 (3.36%) Web Design
16 7 (2.94%) Time Management
16 7 (2.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.93%) JavaScript
2 57 (23.95%) Java
3 49 (20.59%) Objective-C
4 44 (18.49%) SQL
5 30 (12.61%) C#
6 12 (5.04%) C++
6 12 (5.04%) PHP
7 10 (4.20%) C
8 5 (2.10%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.26%) Python
9 3 (1.26%) Embedded C++
9 3 (1.26%) Ruby
10 2 (0.84%) Groovy
11 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (5.04%) Degree
2 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) ISEB
3 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Vendors
1 38 (15.97%) Google
2 32 (13.45%) Facebook
3 31 (13.03%) Twitter
4 27 (11.34%) Sencha
5 17 (7.14%) Apple
6 13 (5.46%) Xamarin
7 10 (4.20%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.20%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.68%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.26%) hybris
9 3 (1.26%) SAP
10 2 (0.84%) Capita
10 2 (0.84%) Zend
10 2 (0.84%) Kony
10 2 (0.84%) Syclo
11 1 (0.42%) IBM
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle
11 1 (0.42%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.42%) Motorola
11 1 (0.42%) Nokia
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