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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Developer
Rank 474 436 354
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -82
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 109 117 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 69 122
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £43.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -25 101 £375 +7.14% 62
London -13 48 £400 - 27
South East +2 21 £338 -10.00% 9
City of London +14 10 £365 -8.75% 12
East Midlands +16 8 £375 +10.61% 1
South West -13 7 £350 +7.69% 2
Berkshire +6 6 £316 +19.33% 5
Scotland -9 6 £350 +16.66% 1
West Yorkshire -12 6 £375 - 5
Leeds -13 6 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -13 6 £375 - 6
North West -10 5 £338 -3.57% 9
Hampshire -19 5 £325 -20.73%
Surrey - 5 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire -4 4 £375 +10.61%
Nottingham -7 4 £375 +10.61%
Edinburgh -6 3 £438 +45.83%
Dundee - 3 £325 -
Cheshire +6 2 £338 - 1
Basingstoke +2 2 - -
Manchester -3 2 - - 6
West Midlands -8 2 £313 -3.84% 1
Watford - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 6
Egham - 2 £310 -
Epsom - 2 £425 - 1
Wiltshire -6 1 - -
Birmingham -10 1 £250 -23.07%

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 173 (68.11%) Apple iOS
2 156 (61.42%) Mobile App
3 149 (58.66%) Android
4 124 (48.82%) iOS Development
5 96 (37.80%) HTML
6 87 (34.25%) Android Development
7 85 (33.46%) JavaScript
7 85 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (32.28%) HTML5
9 66 (25.98%) Objective-C
10 60 (23.62%) CSS
11 54 (21.26%) Java
12 53 (20.87%) .NET
13 50 (19.69%) Windows
14 48 (18.90%) C#
15 47 (18.50%) PhoneGap
16 45 (17.72%) iPhone
17 40 (15.75%) Web Services
18 37 (14.57%) XML
19 35 (13.78%) SQL
19 35 (13.78%) JSON
20 34 (13.39%) Scrum
20 34 (13.39%) Apache Cordova
21 33 (12.99%) Git (software)
21 33 (12.99%) iOS SDK
22 32 (12.60%) User Experience
23 31 (12.20%) Xamarin
23 31 (12.20%) OO
24 30 (11.81%) Mobile Application Development
25 29 (11.42%) RESTful

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (5.12%) Node.js
2 5 (1.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.39%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.39%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.09%) HTTP
2 6 (2.36%) VPN
3 5 (1.97%) Internet
4 3 (1.18%) VoIP
5 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.39%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.39%) SMS
6 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.33%) MySQL
3 8 (3.15%) SQLite
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.24%) Xcode
3 19 (7.48%) Subversion
4 13 (5.12%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 7 (2.76%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.76%) JIRA
7 6 (2.36%) Android Studio
7 6 (2.36%) Calabash
7 6 (2.36%) Grunt
8 4 (1.57%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.57%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.57%) Fiddler
8 4 (1.57%) JUnit
8 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.18%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.79%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.79%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (8.66%) Finance
2 15 (5.91%) Games
3 7 (2.76%) Retail
4 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.97%) Advertising
5 4 (1.57%) Publishing
5 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.18%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.18%) Marketing
7 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (37.80%) HTML
2 82 (32.28%) HTML5
3 60 (23.62%) CSS
4 53 (20.87%) .NET
5 47 (18.50%) PhoneGap
6 40 (15.75%) Web Services
7 37 (14.57%) XML
8 35 (13.78%) JSON
9 34 (13.39%) Apache Cordova
10 33 (12.99%) iOS SDK
11 29 (11.42%) RESTful
12 28 (11.02%) CSS3
13 25 (9.84%) AngularJS
14 24 (9.45%) jQuery
15 21 (8.27%) REST
16 20 (7.87%) Android SDK
17 19 (7.48%) SOAP
18 18 (7.09%) ASP.NET
19 15 (5.91%) Cocoa
20 12 (4.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 156 (61.42%) Mobile App
2 45 (17.72%) iPhone
3 32 (12.60%) User Experience
4 28 (11.02%) iPad
5 11 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.94%) Smartphone
6 10 (3.94%) Client/Server
7 9 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.54%) Data Structures
8 8 (3.15%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.97%) Pocket PC
10 4 (1.57%) Social Media
10 4 (1.57%) Blog
11 3 (1.18%) Mobile Games
11 3 (1.18%) Open Source
12 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.79%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.79%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 173 (68.11%) Apple iOS
2 149 (58.66%) Android
3 50 (19.69%) Windows
4 26 (10.24%) Windows Mobile
5 13 (5.12%) Windows Phone
6 10 (3.94%) Windows 8
7 9 (3.54%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.36%) Windows Phone 8
8 6 (2.36%) Windows CE
9 4 (1.57%) Linux
10 2 (0.79%) UNIX
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (48.82%) iOS Development
2 87 (34.25%) Android Development
3 85 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (13.39%) Scrum
5 31 (12.20%) OO
6 30 (11.81%) Mobile Application Development
7 27 (10.63%) TDD
8 16 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (5.91%) MVC
10 12 (4.72%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.33%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.94%) OOP
13 9 (3.54%) SOA
13 9 (3.54%) Web Development
13 9 (3.54%) BDD
14 8 (3.15%) Kanban
15 7 (2.76%) Rapid Prototyping
15 7 (2.76%) Analytics
16 6 (2.36%) Multithreading
17 5 (1.97%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (33.46%) JavaScript
2 66 (25.98%) Objective-C
3 54 (21.26%) Java
4 48 (18.90%) C#
5 35 (13.78%) SQL
6 17 (6.69%) C++
7 13 (5.12%) PHP
8 10 (3.94%) C
9 5 (1.97%) Ruby
9 5 (1.97%) Embedded C++
10 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.18%) XAML
11 3 (1.18%) Python
12 2 (0.79%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (0.79%) XPath
12 2 (0.79%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.79%) VC++
13 1 (0.39%) VB
13 1 (0.39%) ABAP
13 1 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 10 (3.94%) Degree
2 7 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.57%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (12.20%) Xamarin
2 19 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.69%) Apple
4 10 (3.94%) Google
5 9 (3.54%) Facebook
5 9 (3.54%) Sencha
6 7 (2.76%) Adobe
7 6 (2.36%) Appcelerator
8 5 (1.97%) Motorola
8 5 (1.97%) Twitter
9 4 (1.57%) Perforce
10 3 (1.18%) IBM
10 3 (1.18%) SAP
11 2 (0.79%) Syclo
12 1 (0.39%) Kony
12 1 (0.39%) Telerik
12 1 (0.39%) Symbian
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle
12 1 (0.39%) Sybase
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