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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Developer
Rank 464 493 420
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 129 106 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 99
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £246 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £18.32 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.32 -

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +21 124 £400 +14.28% 78
London +17 60 £450 +24.13% 28
South East -16 26 £365 +42.43% 17
North West -10 13 £344 -8.33% 4
Berkshire +10 11 £243 +34.34% 2
Hampshire - 10 £413 - 2
South West +11 9 £349 +74.37% 6
Manchester 0 9 £350 - 3
East of England +26 8 £300 -7.69% 6
Surrey - 8 £400 - 7
City of London +23 7 £413 +2.99% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 6 - - 2
West Midlands -17 5 £350 -6.66% 2
Hertfordshire +12 4 £363 +11.53%
Reading +5 4 £233 +28.80%
Cheshire -3 4 £319 - 1
Birmingham -6 4 £381 -
Watford - 4 £363 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £275 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £275 - 1
South Wales +4 2 £303 -0.81%
Somerset +2 2 - - 2
Scotland 0 2 £375 +36.36%
Wales -1 2 £303 -0.81%
West Yorkshire -16 2 - - 10
Yorkshire -24 2 - - 13
Oxfordshire - 2 £345 - 2
Cardiff +10 1 £280 -8.19%
Dorset 0 1 £225 - 1
Glasgow -5 1 - -

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 186 (76.86%) Apple iOS
2 172 (71.07%) Android
3 156 (64.46%) Mobile Development
4 144 (59.50%) Mobile App
5 123 (50.83%) iOS Development
6 107 (44.21%) HTML
7 98 (40.50%) Android Development
8 95 (39.26%) JavaScript
9 88 (36.36%) HTML5
10 84 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (28.93%) CSS
12 66 (27.27%) Objective-C
13 55 (22.73%) C#
14 50 (20.66%) .NET
15 49 (20.25%) Windows
15 49 (20.25%) iOS SDK
16 46 (19.01%) Java
17 40 (16.53%) CSS3
17 40 (16.53%) PhoneGap
18 37 (15.29%) User Experience
19 35 (14.46%) Scrum
20 33 (13.64%) OO
21 32 (13.22%) Web Services
22 31 (12.81%) Xcode
22 31 (12.81%) Git (software)
22 31 (12.81%) iPhone
23 30 (12.40%) Mobile Application Development
23 30 (12.40%) Android SDK
24 27 (11.16%) JSON
24 27 (11.16%) XML

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (7.02%) Node.js
2 4 (1.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) Apache
3 1 (0.41%) CMS
3 1 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) PPP
2 1 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) PPTP
2 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.41%) Wireless
2 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.41%) GPRS
2 1 (0.41%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.96%) MySQL
3 4 (1.65%) SQLite
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) DB2
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (12.81%) Xcode
1 31 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 15 (6.20%) Subversion
4 13 (5.37%) Android Studio
5 10 (4.13%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.72%) Grunt
7 8 (3.31%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.89%) Calabash
9 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.65%) Bower
10 4 (1.65%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.65%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.24%) JUnit
11 3 (1.24%) JIRA
12 2 (0.83%) Selenium
12 2 (0.83%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.83%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (7.85%) Finance
2 10 (4.13%) Games
3 6 (2.48%) Marketing
4 5 (2.07%) Banking
4 5 (2.07%) Retail
4 5 (2.07%) Advertising
5 3 (1.24%) Publishing
5 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (44.21%) HTML
2 88 (36.36%) HTML5
3 70 (28.93%) CSS
4 50 (20.66%) .NET
5 49 (20.25%) iOS SDK
6 40 (16.53%) CSS3
6 40 (16.53%) PhoneGap
7 32 (13.22%) Web Services
8 30 (12.40%) Android SDK
9 27 (11.16%) XML
9 27 (11.16%) JSON
10 24 (9.92%) Apache Cordova
10 24 (9.92%) REST
11 22 (9.09%) jQuery
12 20 (8.26%) ASP.NET
12 20 (8.26%) AngularJS
13 17 (7.02%) RESTful
14 15 (6.20%) Cocoa
15 11 (4.55%) Ionic Framework
16 9 (3.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 144 (59.50%) Mobile App
2 37 (15.29%) User Experience
3 31 (12.81%) iPhone
4 23 (9.50%) iPad
5 12 (4.96%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.89%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.65%) Blog
9 4 (1.65%) Social Media
10 3 (1.24%) Open Source
10 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.83%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.83%) Animation
11 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.41%) BYOD
12 1 (0.41%) Telematics
12 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 186 (76.86%) Apple iOS
2 172 (71.07%) Android
3 49 (20.25%) Windows
4 22 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
5 12 (4.96%) Windows Phone
6 10 (4.13%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.31%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.89%) UNIX
9 6 (2.48%) Linux
10 4 (1.65%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.83%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.41%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (64.46%) Mobile Development
2 123 (50.83%) iOS Development
3 98 (40.50%) Android Development
4 84 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (14.46%) Scrum
6 33 (13.64%) OO
7 30 (12.40%) Mobile Application Development
8 25 (10.33%) TDD
9 14 (5.79%) BDD
10 13 (5.37%) Software Engineering
11 12 (4.96%) E-Commerce
11 12 (4.96%) OOP
12 11 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (4.13%) Multithreading
13 10 (4.13%) Analytics
14 8 (3.31%) Mentoring
15 7 (2.89%) Unit Testing
15 7 (2.89%) MVC
16 6 (2.48%) Content Management
16 6 (2.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (39.26%) JavaScript
2 66 (27.27%) Objective-C
3 55 (22.73%) C#
4 46 (19.01%) Java
5 25 (10.33%) SQL
6 19 (7.85%) C++
7 17 (7.02%) PHP
8 9 (3.72%) C
9 4 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.65%) Ruby
10 3 (1.24%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.24%) Python
11 2 (0.83%) XAML
11 2 (0.83%) VC++
12 1 (0.41%) XPath
12 1 (0.41%) PHP5
12 1 (0.41%) VB
12 1 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (4.13%) Degree
2 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.07%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (10.33%) Xamarin
2 15 (6.20%) Google
2 15 (6.20%) Apple
3 14 (5.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.31%) Appcelerator
5 6 (2.48%) Facebook
6 5 (2.07%) Adobe
7 4 (1.65%) IBM
7 4 (1.65%) Twitter
7 4 (1.65%) Sencha
8 3 (1.24%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.24%) SAP
9 2 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.83%) Telerik
9 2 (0.83%) Syclo
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle
10 1 (0.41%) Sybase
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