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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Developer
Rank 485 459 410
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 141 159 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 70 122
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -29 139 £400 +14.28% 42
London +35 73 £475 +26.66% 9
North West -8 26 £375 +10.29% 5
South East -53 22 £363 -3.33% 10
Cheshire - 15 £380 - 1
Chester - 14 £381 -
Surrey -3 8 £388 - 2
City of London +2 6 £300 -14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £363 -
West Midlands -14 6 £369 +5.35% 3
Manchester -17 5 £375 +10.29% 4
Milton Keynes -8 4 £350 -
Tunbridge Wells -9 4 - - 1
Kent -11 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -36 4 £88 -75.00% 4
East of England +2 3 £300 -20.00%
South West -10 3 £350 +1.81% 5
Norfolk +13 2 £300 +66.66%
Norwich +12 2 £300 +66.66%
Scotland -4 2 £325 +8.33% 2
South Yorkshire -16 2 £88 -
Hampshire -16 2 £350 -12.50% 4
Leeds -29 2 £300 -14.28% 3
West Yorkshire -31 2 £300 -14.28% 3
Camberley - 2 - - 1
Barnsley - 2 £88 -
Staffordshire - 2 £350 -
Edinburgh - 2 £325 -
Wiltshire -1 1 £250 - 2
Southampton -1 1 £350 -15.15%

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 212 (71.14%) Apple iOS
2 203 (68.12%) Mobile App
3 200 (67.11%) Android
4 186 (62.42%) Mobile Development
5 163 (54.70%) iOS Development
6 146 (48.99%) Android Development
7 117 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (36.58%) JavaScript
9 94 (31.54%) HTML
10 78 (26.17%) CSS
10 78 (26.17%) Objective-C
11 73 (24.50%) HTML5
12 62 (20.81%) JSON
13 61 (20.47%) Java
14 57 (19.13%) Mobile Application Development
15 55 (18.46%) C#
16 47 (15.77%) iOS SDK
16 47 (15.77%) REST
17 46 (15.44%) User Experience
18 45 (15.10%) Web Services
19 44 (14.77%) C++
20 43 (14.43%) Android SDK
21 39 (13.09%) Windows
21 39 (13.09%) Cocoa
22 36 (12.08%) Scrum
23 35 (11.74%) TDD
24 34 (11.41%) XML
25 33 (11.07%) .NET
26 31 (10.40%) Git (software)
26 31 (10.40%) jQuery

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (4.03%) CMS
2 11 (3.69%) Node.js
3 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.67%) Lync
4 1 (0.34%) Drupal
4 1 (0.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) GitHub
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.34%) Internet
1 4 (1.34%) NFC
2 2 (0.67%) 4G
2 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.34%) Wireless
3 1 (0.34%) SSH
3 1 (0.34%) 3G
3 1 (0.34%) PPTP
3 1 (0.34%) FTP
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) PPP
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.36%) MySQL
3 8 (2.68%) SQLite
4 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.34%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.67%) Redis
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.39%) Xcode
3 22 (7.38%) Subversion
4 13 (4.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 12 (4.03%) Android Studio
6 11 (3.69%) Grunt
7 8 (2.68%) Bower
8 6 (2.01%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.68%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.34%) Appium
10 4 (1.34%) Mocha
11 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.01%) Calabash
11 3 (1.01%) Maven
11 3 (1.01%) JIRA
12 2 (0.67%) Ant
12 2 (0.67%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.67%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (8.72%) Finance
2 11 (3.69%) Games
3 9 (3.02%) Publishing
4 6 (2.01%) Marketing
4 6 (2.01%) Banking
4 6 (2.01%) Retail
4 6 (2.01%) Automotive
5 4 (1.34%) Back Office
6 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.67%) Legal
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (31.54%) HTML
2 78 (26.17%) CSS
3 73 (24.50%) HTML5
4 62 (20.81%) JSON
5 47 (15.77%) iOS SDK
5 47 (15.77%) REST
6 45 (15.10%) Web Services
7 43 (14.43%) Android SDK
8 39 (13.09%) Cocoa
9 34 (11.41%) XML
10 33 (11.07%) .NET
11 31 (10.40%) jQuery
12 30 (10.07%) PhoneGap
12 30 (10.07%) AngularJS
13 26 (8.72%) CSS3
14 18 (6.04%) RESTful
15 15 (5.03%) Qt
16 13 (4.36%) SOAP
16 13 (4.36%) Cocoa Touch
17 12 (4.03%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 203 (68.12%) Mobile App
2 46 (15.44%) User Experience
3 24 (8.05%) Blackberry
4 21 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.36%) iPhone
6 12 (4.03%) Social Media
7 11 (3.69%) iPad
7 11 (3.69%) Digital Media
8 9 (3.02%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.35%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.34%) Streaming Video
12 3 (1.01%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.01%) Social Network
12 3 (1.01%) Video on Demand
12 3 (1.01%) BYOD
13 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.67%) NHS
13 2 (0.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 212 (71.14%) Apple iOS
2 200 (67.11%) Android
3 39 (13.09%) Windows
4 17 (5.70%) Windows Mobile
5 10 (3.36%) Windows Phone
6 6 (2.01%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.68%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (1.01%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.34%) UNIX
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.34%) Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (62.42%) Mobile Development
2 163 (54.70%) iOS Development
3 146 (48.99%) Android Development
4 117 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (19.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 36 (12.08%) Scrum
7 35 (11.74%) TDD
8 30 (10.07%) OO
9 23 (7.72%) E-Commerce
9 23 (7.72%) Automation Testing
10 21 (7.05%) BDD
11 18 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (5.70%) Unit Testing
13 15 (5.03%) OOP
13 15 (5.03%) MVC
14 10 (3.36%) Automated Testing
14 10 (3.36%) Software Engineering
14 10 (3.36%) Mentoring
14 10 (3.36%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (3.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 109 (36.58%) JavaScript
2 78 (26.17%) Objective-C
3 61 (20.47%) Java
4 55 (18.46%) C#
5 44 (14.77%) C++
6 21 (7.05%) SQL
7 20 (6.71%) Ruby
8 9 (3.02%) PHP
8 9 (3.02%) Apple Swift
9 8 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.35%) ActionScript
11 5 (1.68%) C
12 1 (0.34%) VB
12 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.34%) Python
12 1 (0.34%) PHP5
12 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (3.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.68%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 26 (8.72%) Xamarin
2 21 (7.05%) Apple
3 18 (6.04%) Google
4 10 (3.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.68%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (2.01%) MobileIron
7 5 (1.68%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.34%) Oracle
9 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.67%) Sencha
10 2 (0.67%) IBM
10 2 (0.67%) Capita
11 1 (0.34%) Facebook
11 1 (0.34%) Twitter
11 1 (0.34%) Apigee
11 1 (0.34%) Telerik
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