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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Developer
Rank 542 492 473
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 86 117 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 73 61
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.66

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 -38 81 £400 +6.66% 52
London -9 30 £488 +21.87% 19
West Midlands +2 15 £400 +28.00% 5
South East -7 13 £375 +7.14% 6
East Midlands -5 12 £400 +6.66% 8
Oxfordshire - 7 £350 -
City of London +45 5 £388 +3.33% 5
North West -22 5 £325 +1.96% 3
Scotland -10 4 £238 -32.14% 3
Manchester -16 4 £325 -
South West 0 3 £413 +17.85% 5
Nottingham -10 3 - - 5
Nottinghamshire -11 3 - - 5
Oxford - 3 £338 -
Glasgow - 3 £238 - 2
East of England +3 2 £275 - 2
Berkshire -1 2 £375 +18.57% 2
Surrey -7 2 £400 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £275 -
Guildford - 2 £400 - 1
Reading - 2 £375 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £275 -
Brighton +14 1 £350 -6.66%
East Sussex +6 1 £350 -6.66%
Swindon -3 1 £425 -
Wiltshire -3 1 £425 - 1
Birmingham -5 1 £375 +50.00% 1
Cheshire -5 1 £370 +16.07% 2
Wales -7 1 £323 +6.61%
South Wales -10 1 £323 +6.61%

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

1 137 (70.98%) Mobile App
2 122 (63.21%) Mobile Development
3 105 (54.40%) Apple iOS
4 99 (51.30%) Android
5 84 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (39.38%) JavaScript
7 74 (38.34%) HTML
8 73 (37.82%) iOS Development
9 72 (37.31%) Android Development
10 64 (33.16%) HTML5
11 59 (30.57%) CSS
12 46 (23.83%) Java
13 41 (21.24%) AngularJS
14 36 (18.65%) Objective-C
15 32 (16.58%) Retail
16 31 (16.06%) Xamarin
17 30 (15.54%) TDD
18 29 (15.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 28 (14.51%) B2C
20 25 (12.95%) Windows
21 23 (11.92%) REST
21 23 (11.92%) Apple Swift
22 22 (11.40%) Mobile Application Development
23 21 (10.88%) PhoneGap
23 21 (10.88%) Git (software)
24 20 (10.36%) Web Services
24 20 (10.36%) C#
24 20 (10.36%) .NET
25 19 (9.84%) Scrum
26 18 (9.33%) Finance

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 9 (4.66%) Node.js
2 8 (4.15%) CMS
3 4 (2.07%) IIS
4 3 (1.55%) Confluence
4 3 (1.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.52%) Drupal
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.11%) GitHub
2 4 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.07%) HTTP
2 3 (1.55%) 4G
2 3 (1.55%) Internet
2 3 (1.55%) PPP
2 3 (1.55%) PPTP
2 3 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.04%) Firewall
3 2 (1.04%) Wireless
4 1 (0.52%) 3G
4 1 (0.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) NFC
4 1 (0.52%) SMS
4 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.07%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.55%) Big Data
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (10.88%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.77%) Xcode
3 14 (7.25%) Subversion
4 11 (5.70%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 8 (4.15%) Grunt
6 8 (4.15%) JIRA
7 7 (3.63%) gulp
7 7 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.59%) Calabash
8 5 (2.59%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.55%) Hudson
9 3 (1.55%) JUnit
10 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.04%) Maven
10 2 (1.04%) QUnit
10 2 (1.04%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (1.04%) Trac
General
1 32 (16.58%) Retail
2 18 (9.33%) Finance
3 6 (3.11%) Banking
3 6 (3.11%) Marketing
4 4 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.07%) Publishing
5 3 (1.55%) Automotive
5 3 (1.55%) Electronics
5 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (38.34%) HTML
2 64 (33.16%) HTML5
3 59 (30.57%) CSS
4 41 (21.24%) AngularJS
5 29 (15.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 23 (11.92%) REST
7 21 (10.88%) PhoneGap
8 20 (10.36%) .NET
8 20 (10.36%) Web Services
9 18 (9.33%) CSS3
10 15 (7.77%) iOS SDK
11 14 (7.25%) JSON
12 13 (6.74%) Android SDK
12 13 (6.74%) RESTful
12 13 (6.74%) XML
13 12 (6.22%) Ajax
13 12 (6.22%) jQuery
14 11 (5.70%) Apache Cordova
15 7 (3.63%) Cocoa
15 7 (3.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 137 (70.98%) Mobile App
2 17 (8.81%) User Experience
3 8 (4.15%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.07%) Fintech
6 3 (1.55%) BYOD
6 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.55%) iPhone
6 3 (1.55%) Social Media
7 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.04%) iPad
7 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.04%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.04%) W3C
8 1 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.52%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 105 (54.40%) Apple iOS
2 99 (51.30%) Android
3 25 (12.95%) Windows
4 9 (4.66%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (4.15%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.07%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.07%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.55%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.52%) CentOS
9 1 (0.52%) Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (63.21%) Mobile Development
2 84 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (37.82%) iOS Development
4 72 (37.31%) Android Development
5 30 (15.54%) TDD
6 28 (14.51%) B2C
7 22 (11.40%) Mobile Application Development
8 19 (9.84%) Scrum
9 14 (7.25%) BDD
10 13 (6.74%) OO
11 12 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.70%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.18%) MVC
14 7 (3.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (3.63%) Software Engineering
14 7 (3.63%) Unit Testing
15 6 (3.11%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.11%) Project Management
16 5 (2.59%) Content Management
16 5 (2.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (39.38%) JavaScript
2 46 (23.83%) Java
3 36 (18.65%) Objective-C
4 23 (11.92%) Apple Swift
5 20 (10.36%) C#
6 14 (7.25%) C++
7 9 (4.66%) SQL
8 6 (3.11%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.59%) Ruby
10 4 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.55%) C
12 2 (1.04%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.52%) Ada
13 1 (0.52%) PHP
13 1 (0.52%) VB
13 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (3.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) Docker
1 4 (2.07%) Firmware
2 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 31 (16.06%) Xamarin
2 16 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.59%) Capita
4 4 (2.07%) Appcelerator
4 4 (2.07%) Google
4 4 (2.07%) MobileIron
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle
5 3 (1.55%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.55%) OpenText
6 2 (1.04%) Apple
6 2 (1.04%) SAP
7 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.52%) Broadcom
7 1 (0.52%) Kony
7 1 (0.52%) Sencha
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