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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 458 386 429
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 133 189 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 127 98
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
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 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

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 24 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 24 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 -65 131 £375 +7.14% 55
London -60 54 £400 +14.28% 16
South East +30 49 £400 +18.51% 13
Tunbridge Wells - 17 - - 2
Kent - 17 - - 2
City of London +11 12 £388 +19.23% 3
Hampshire -5 10 £394 -
West Yorkshire 0 8 £350 +55.55% 6
Surrey -2 8 £450 +63.63% 3
Yorkshire -4 8 £350 +37.25% 7
West Midlands -24 8 £350 - 3
Berkshire +7 7 £330 -17.50% 2
Birmingham -7 6 £350 +29.62% 1
East of England -20 5 £375 -5.06%
East Sussex - 5 - - 3
Reading +10 4 - -
North West -6 4 £300 -11.11% 9
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Leeds 0 3 £350 +55.55% 1
Hertfordshire -2 3 £375 -
Manchester -3 3 £338 -15.62% 9
South West -31 3 £258 -10.43% 1
Egham - 3 £450 - 3
Slough +3 2 - - 1
Southampton -6 2 £388 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Oxford - 2 - -
Essex -2 1 - -
Wiltshire -7 1 - -

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 (60.17%) Mobile App
2 132 (55.93%) Apple iOS
3 128 (54.24%) Android
4 95 (40.25%) HTML
5 82 (34.75%) iOS Development
6 78 (33.05%) JavaScript
7 75 (31.78%) HTML5
8 68 (28.81%) Android Development
9 63 (26.69%) CSS
10 58 (24.58%) JSON
10 58 (24.58%) Mobile Application Development
11 57 (24.15%) XML
12 56 (23.73%) Java
13 55 (23.31%) REST
14 49 (20.76%) Objective-C
15 47 (19.92%) TDD
16 44 (18.64%) SQL
17 43 (18.22%) Web Services
18 38 (16.10%) Google
19 36 (15.25%) Windows
20 35 (14.83%) CSS3
21 34 (14.41%) SOA
22 33 (13.98%) Internet
22 33 (13.98%) iPad
23 32 (13.56%) Facebook
23 32 (13.56%) OAuth
24 31 (13.14%) Twitter
24 31 (13.14%) .NET
25 30 (12.71%) Rapid Prototyping
25 30 (12.71%) iPhone

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (3.81%) Node.js
2 3 (1.27%) CMS
2 3 (1.27%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.85%) Lync
4 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
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%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.98%) Internet
2 9 (3.81%) HTTP
3 3 (1.27%) VoIP
3 3 (1.27%) NFC
4 2 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.24%) SQLite
2 8 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.54%) MySQL
4 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (12.29%) PhoneGap
2 20 (8.47%) Subversion
3 19 (8.05%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 9 (3.81%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.97%) Xcode
7 6 (2.54%) Grunt
7 6 (2.54%) Yeoman
8 4 (1.69%) JIRA
8 4 (1.69%) Ant
8 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.27%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.27%) Mocha
10 2 (0.85%) JBehave
10 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.85%) Selenium
10 2 (0.85%) Maven
10 2 (0.85%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.42%) Calabash
General
1 22 (9.32%) Games
2 18 (7.63%) Finance
3 11 (4.66%) Publishing
4 6 (2.54%) Legal
5 5 (2.12%) Retail
6 4 (1.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (40.25%) HTML
2 75 (31.78%) HTML5
3 63 (26.69%) CSS
4 58 (24.58%) JSON
5 57 (24.15%) XML
6 55 (23.31%) REST
7 43 (18.22%) Web Services
8 35 (14.83%) CSS3
9 32 (13.56%) OAuth
10 31 (13.14%) .NET
11 30 (12.71%) jQuery
12 23 (9.75%) iOS SDK
12 23 (9.75%) Sencha Touch
13 22 (9.32%) Spring
14 20 (8.47%) SOAP
15 18 (7.63%) Ajax
15 18 (7.63%) RESTful
16 17 (7.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 16 (6.78%) Unity DI Container
17 16 (6.78%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 142 (60.17%) Mobile App
2 33 (13.98%) iPad
3 30 (12.71%) iPhone
4 16 (6.78%) Blackberry
5 13 (5.51%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.08%) Smartphone
7 10 (4.24%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.69%) NHS
9 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.27%) Social Media
10 2 (0.85%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.85%) Pocket PC
10 2 (0.85%) Online Games
10 2 (0.85%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.42%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 132 (55.93%) Apple iOS
2 128 (54.24%) Android
3 36 (15.25%) Windows
4 12 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
4 12 (5.08%) Windows Phone
5 10 (4.24%) Windows 8
6 8 (3.39%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (2.12%) Linux
8 4 (1.69%) UNIX
9 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.27%) Windows CE
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.42%) AIX
10 1 (0.42%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (34.75%) iOS Development
2 68 (28.81%) Android Development
3 58 (24.58%) Mobile Application Development
4 47 (19.92%) TDD
5 34 (14.41%) SOA
6 30 (12.71%) Rapid Prototyping
6 30 (12.71%) Use Case
7 28 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (11.02%) OO
9 23 (9.75%) MVC
10 18 (7.63%) Scrum
11 16 (6.78%) OOP
11 16 (6.78%) Game Development
12 13 (5.51%) Web Development
13 11 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (4.24%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (3.81%) Unit Testing
16 8 (3.39%) Web Design
17 7 (2.97%) Time Management
17 7 (2.97%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 78 (33.05%) JavaScript
2 56 (23.73%) Java
3 49 (20.76%) Objective-C
4 44 (18.64%) SQL
5 28 (11.86%) C#
6 12 (5.08%) C++
6 12 (5.08%) PHP
7 10 (4.24%) C
8 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.27%) Python
9 3 (1.27%) Ruby
10 2 (0.85%) Groovy
10 2 (0.85%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) Perl
11 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) ISEB
3 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Vendors
1 38 (16.10%) Google
2 32 (13.56%) Facebook
3 31 (13.14%) Twitter
4 27 (11.44%) Sencha
5 18 (7.63%) Apple
6 13 (5.51%) Xamarin
7 10 (4.24%) Appcelerator
8 9 (3.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.69%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.27%) SAP
10 3 (1.27%) hybris
11 2 (0.85%) Syclo
11 2 (0.85%) Zend
11 2 (0.85%) Capita
11 2 (0.85%) Kony
12 1 (0.42%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle
12 1 (0.42%) Motorola
12 1 (0.42%) Nokia
12 1 (0.42%) IBM
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day 3-6 month contract
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Rate: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum (doe)
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago