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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 450 392 448
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 151 183 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 122 106
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £449 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £283
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -49 149 £350 - 83
South East +52 56 £400 +25.00% 8
London -51 52 £375 +6.38% 35
Tunbridge Wells - 23 £350 -
Kent - 23 £350 -
West Midlands -13 19 £350 - 6
Birmingham +8 15 £350 +29.62% 4
West Yorkshire 0 10 £350 +55.55% 4
Yorkshire -6 10 £350 +37.25% 4
Surrey +10 9 £425 +77.08% 5
Hampshire -8 9 £400 -
City of London +16 8 £425 +33.33% 13
East of England -14 5 £375 -5.06% 10
East Sussex - 5 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Berkshire +7 4 - -
Leeds +1 4 £350 +55.55% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Egham - 4 £425 - 4
South West -36 3 £344 +27.31% 2
West Sussex - 3 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 -
East Midlands +7 2 £320 +16.36% 8
Slough +6 2 - -
North West -9 2 £375 +11.11% 10
Manchester -10 2 £375 -6.25% 8
Oxford - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £344 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 1 £350 +27.27% 1

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 159 (62.60%) Mobile App
2 133 (52.36%) Apple iOS
3 126 (49.61%) Android
4 88 (34.65%) HTML
5 85 (33.46%) iOS Development
6 72 (28.35%) HTML5
7 71 (27.95%) Mobile Application Development
8 69 (27.17%) JavaScript
9 68 (26.77%) JSON
10 67 (26.38%) Android Development
11 65 (25.59%) XML
12 62 (24.41%) Java
13 60 (23.62%) REST
14 59 (23.23%) TDD
15 55 (21.65%) Objective-C
15 55 (21.65%) SQL
16 54 (21.26%) CSS
17 48 (18.90%) Web Services
18 47 (18.50%) Windows
19 43 (16.93%) SOA
19 43 (16.93%) Google
20 40 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (15.35%) Internet
21 39 (15.35%) Facebook
22 38 (14.96%) OAuth
23 37 (14.57%) Twitter
23 37 (14.57%) C#
24 36 (14.17%) Rapid Prototyping
24 36 (14.17%) Use Case
25 34 (13.39%) .NET

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (3.54%) Node.js
2 3 (1.18%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.79%) Lync
3 2 (0.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.39%) GitHub
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.35%) Internet
2 14 (5.51%) HTTP
3 5 (1.97%) VoIP
4 3 (1.18%) NFC
5 2 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.33%) SQLite
3 6 (2.36%) MySQL
4 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.39%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 25 (9.84%) Subversion
2 22 (8.66%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 10 (3.94%) JIRA
5 8 (3.15%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.15%) Xcode
6 6 (2.36%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.97%) Ant
8 4 (1.57%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.57%) Mocha
8 4 (1.57%) Grunt
9 3 (1.18%) Yeoman
9 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.79%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.79%) Selenium
10 2 (0.79%) JBehave
10 2 (0.79%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.79%) Maven
11 1 (0.39%) NUnit
11 1 (0.39%) Bower
General
1 24 (9.45%) Games
2 18 (7.09%) Finance
3 9 (3.54%) Publishing
4 5 (1.97%) Retail
4 5 (1.97%) Legal
5 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (34.65%) HTML
2 72 (28.35%) HTML5
3 68 (26.77%) JSON
4 65 (25.59%) XML
5 60 (23.62%) REST
6 54 (21.26%) CSS
7 48 (18.90%) Web Services
8 38 (14.96%) OAuth
9 34 (13.39%) .NET
10 30 (11.81%) PhoneGap
11 29 (11.42%) CSS3
12 28 (11.02%) jQuery
13 24 (9.45%) Spring
13 24 (9.45%) RESTful
13 24 (9.45%) iOS SDK
14 21 (8.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 21 (8.27%) SOAP
15 20 (7.87%) Apache Cordova
16 19 (7.48%) Unity DI Container
17 17 (6.69%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 159 (62.60%) Mobile App
2 31 (12.20%) iPad
2 31 (12.20%) iPhone
3 15 (5.91%) Blackberry
4 12 (4.72%) Client/Server
4 12 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.33%) Smartphone
6 8 (3.15%) Pocket PC
7 4 (1.57%) NHS
8 3 (1.18%) FMCG
8 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.18%) Social Media
9 2 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.79%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.79%) Animation
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.79%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.39%) PDA
10 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 133 (52.36%) Apple iOS
2 126 (49.61%) Android
3 47 (18.50%) Windows
4 25 (9.84%) Windows Mobile
5 21 (8.27%) Windows 8
6 18 (7.09%) Windows Phone
7 12 (4.72%) Windows Phone 8
8 11 (4.33%) Windows CE
9 6 (2.36%) Linux
10 4 (1.57%) UNIX
11 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.46%) iOS Development
2 71 (27.95%) Mobile Application Development
3 67 (26.38%) Android Development
4 59 (23.23%) TDD
5 43 (16.93%) SOA
6 40 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (14.17%) Use Case
7 36 (14.17%) Rapid Prototyping
8 28 (11.02%) Scrum
9 26 (10.24%) MVC
9 26 (10.24%) OO
10 20 (7.87%) Game Development
11 16 (6.30%) OOP
12 13 (5.12%) Web Development
13 11 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (3.94%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (3.15%) Kanban
15 8 (3.15%) Unit Testing
15 8 (3.15%) Web Design
16 6 (2.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.17%) JavaScript
2 62 (24.41%) Java
3 55 (21.65%) SQL
3 55 (21.65%) Objective-C
4 37 (14.57%) C#
5 20 (7.87%) C++
6 10 (3.94%) C
7 9 (3.54%) PHP
8 8 (3.15%) Embedded C++
9 3 (1.18%) Python
9 3 (1.18%) Ruby
9 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.79%) Groovy
11 1 (0.39%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (3.94%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.76%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Varnish
Vendors
1 43 (16.93%) Google
2 39 (15.35%) Facebook
3 37 (14.57%) Twitter
4 23 (9.06%) Sencha
5 19 (7.48%) Apple
6 17 (6.69%) Microsoft
7 16 (6.30%) Xamarin
8 10 (3.94%) Appcelerator
9 4 (1.57%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.18%) hybris
10 3 (1.18%) SAP
11 2 (0.79%) Syclo
11 2 (0.79%) Zend
11 2 (0.79%) Capita
11 2 (0.79%) Kony
12 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.39%) IBM
12 1 (0.39%) Perforce
12 1 (0.39%) Adobe
12 1 (0.39%) Motorola
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