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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Developer
Rank 452 470 395
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -75
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 162 130 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 56 125
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £494 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.61

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
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 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +17 160 £395 +8.96% 52
London +33 81 £475 +18.75% 17
North West +6 29 £388 +29.16% 7
South East -39 28 £375 -6.25% 9
Cheshire +10 14 £401 +167.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 13 £375 -
Chester +4 13 £388 +158.33% 2
Leeds -18 9 £313 -10.71% 3
West Yorkshire -20 9 £313 -10.71% 3
Yorkshire -21 9 £313 -10.71% 4
City of London -1 7 £300 -22.58% 6
Manchester -13 7 £383 +13.33% 4
Milton Keynes -4 6 £375 -
Tunbridge Wells -7 6 - - 1
Kent -18 6 - - 1
West Midlands 0 5 £388 +10.71% 1
Surrey -5 5 £388 -13.88% 2
South West +4 4 £325 +26.21% 8
East of England -1 3 £300 -20.00% 2
Norwich +13 2 £300 +66.66% 1
Norfolk 0 2 £300 +66.66% 1
Scotland -2 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Hampshire -5 2 £350 -12.50% 3
Staffordshire - 2 £350 - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Edinburgh - 2 £325 -
Berkshire +1 1 £311 -5.90% 1
Wiltshire -4 1 £250 - 4
East Sussex -5 1 £400 - 1
Devon - 1 £350 -

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 230 (75.91%) Apple iOS
2 210 (69.31%) Android
3 202 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 194 (64.03%) Mobile Development
5 169 (55.78%) iOS Development
6 147 (48.51%) Android Development
7 122 (40.26%) JavaScript
8 118 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (35.64%) HTML
10 90 (29.70%) Objective-C
11 85 (28.05%) HTML5
12 82 (27.06%) CSS
13 63 (20.79%) C#
14 62 (20.46%) JSON
15 61 (20.13%) Java
16 59 (19.47%) iOS SDK
17 55 (18.15%) Mobile Application Development
18 50 (16.50%) REST
18 50 (16.50%) Web Services
18 50 (16.50%) User Experience
19 46 (15.18%) Android SDK
19 46 (15.18%) XML
19 46 (15.18%) C++
20 45 (14.85%) Windows
21 44 (14.52%) .NET
22 39 (12.87%) Scrum
23 38 (12.54%) Git (software)
24 37 (12.21%) PhoneGap
24 37 (12.21%) Cocoa
25 36 (11.88%) TDD

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (4.29%) Node.js
2 9 (2.97%) CMS
3 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.66%) Lync
4 1 (0.33%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.33%) Confluence
4 1 (0.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.66%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) Internet
2 3 (0.99%) NFC
3 1 (0.33%) PPTP
3 1 (0.33%) GPRS
3 1 (0.33%) UMTS
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.95%) MySQL
3 8 (2.64%) SQLite
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.33%) Redis
7 1 (0.33%) DB2
7 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 34 (11.22%) Xcode
3 26 (8.58%) Subversion
4 12 (3.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 11 (3.63%) Android Studio
6 10 (3.30%) Grunt
7 9 (2.97%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.31%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.31%) Bower
9 6 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.99%) JIRA
10 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.99%) Mocha
10 3 (0.99%) Appium
11 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.66%) Calabash
11 2 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (0.66%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.66%) Maven
General
1 26 (8.58%) Finance
2 12 (3.96%) Games
3 10 (3.30%) Publishing
4 7 (2.31%) Banking
5 5 (1.65%) Retail
5 5 (1.65%) Marketing
6 4 (1.32%) Automotive
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
7 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (35.64%) HTML
2 85 (28.05%) HTML5
3 82 (27.06%) CSS
4 62 (20.46%) JSON
5 59 (19.47%) iOS SDK
6 50 (16.50%) REST
6 50 (16.50%) Web Services
7 46 (15.18%) XML
7 46 (15.18%) Android SDK
8 44 (14.52%) .NET
9 37 (12.21%) Cocoa
9 37 (12.21%) PhoneGap
10 35 (11.55%) CSS3
11 34 (11.22%) jQuery
12 31 (10.23%) AngularJS
13 20 (6.60%) RESTful
14 16 (5.28%) SOAP
14 16 (5.28%) Qt
14 16 (5.28%) Apache Cordova
15 13 (4.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 202 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 50 (16.50%) User Experience
3 29 (9.57%) Blackberry
4 25 (8.25%) iPhone
5 18 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.94%) iPad
6 13 (4.29%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.96%) Social Media
8 8 (2.64%) Digital Media
9 7 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.31%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.32%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.99%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.99%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.99%) Social Network
12 3 (0.99%) BYOD
13 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.66%) NHS
13 2 (0.66%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 230 (75.91%) Apple iOS
2 210 (69.31%) Android
3 45 (14.85%) Windows
4 21 (6.93%) Windows Mobile
5 15 (4.95%) Windows Phone
6 7 (2.31%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.65%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (1.65%) UNIX
8 4 (1.32%) Linux
8 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.99%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (0.66%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (64.03%) Mobile Development
2 169 (55.78%) iOS Development
3 147 (48.51%) Android Development
4 118 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (18.15%) Mobile Application Development
6 39 (12.87%) Scrum
7 36 (11.88%) TDD
8 33 (10.89%) OO
9 26 (8.58%) E-Commerce
10 21 (6.93%) Automation Testing
11 20 (6.60%) BDD
12 17 (5.61%) Unit Testing
12 17 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (5.28%) MVC
13 16 (5.28%) OOP
14 12 (3.96%) Analytics
15 11 (3.63%) Mentoring
15 11 (3.63%) Software Engineering
16 10 (3.30%) Web Development
17 9 (2.97%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 122 (40.26%) JavaScript
2 90 (29.70%) Objective-C
3 63 (20.79%) C#
4 61 (20.13%) Java
5 46 (15.18%) C++
6 23 (7.59%) SQL
7 12 (3.96%) Ruby
8 11 (3.63%) PHP
9 9 (2.97%) Apple Swift
10 8 (2.64%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.31%) C
12 6 (1.98%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.33%) XAML
13 1 (0.33%) PHP5
13 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (5.28%) Degree
2 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.65%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 24 (7.92%) Apple
2 23 (7.59%) Xamarin
3 18 (5.94%) Google
4 13 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.64%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.98%) MobileIron
6 6 (1.98%) Appcelerator
6 6 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (1.65%) Sencha
8 4 (1.32%) Oracle
8 4 (1.32%) IBM
8 4 (1.32%) Facebook
8 4 (1.32%) Twitter
9 3 (0.99%) Adobe
9 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.33%) Telerik
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