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 3 September 2014 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 439 389 429
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 156 190 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 128 109
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
51362 49034 53672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.96% 92.76% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31151 29189 30159
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1988 2132 2622
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -33 154 £350 - 77
South East +44 55 £375 +56.25% 9
London -67 53 £350 -1.40% 34
Tunbridge Wells - 21 £350 -
Kent - 21 £350 -
West Midlands -16 20 £350 - 5
Birmingham +9 16 £350 +29.62% 3
Hampshire +2 13 £400 - 2
West Yorkshire +2 12 £350 +51.35% 2
Yorkshire -3 12 £350 +29.62% 3
City of London +9 6 £350 +7.69% 10
Surrey +4 6 £375 +56.25% 5
West Sussex - 5 £350 -
Leeds 0 4 £350 +55.55%
East Midlands -4 4 £320 +16.36% 12
Southampton -4 4 £406 - 2
East of England -19 4 £375 -3.84% 6
Berkshire - 4 - -
Egham - 4 £375 - 4
South West -40 3 £344 +27.31% 2
East Sussex - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 - -
Manchester -8 2 £305 -23.75% 4
North West -9 2 £305 -9.62% 5
Oxford - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £344 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
Slough - 2 - -

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 163 (60.82%) Mobile App
2 140 (52.24%) Apple iOS
3 127 (47.39%) Android
4 94 (35.07%) HTML
4 94 (35.07%) iOS Development
5 79 (29.48%) HTML5
6 75 (27.99%) JSON
6 75 (27.99%) JavaScript
7 73 (27.24%) XML
8 71 (26.49%) Android Development
9 70 (26.12%) Mobile Application Development
10 64 (23.88%) Java
10 64 (23.88%) TDD
11 62 (23.13%) REST
12 60 (22.39%) Objective-C
13 58 (21.64%) SQL
14 55 (20.52%) CSS
15 50 (18.66%) Web Services
15 50 (18.66%) Windows
16 46 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
17 44 (16.42%) SOA
18 43 (16.04%) Google
19 39 (14.55%) Facebook
19 39 (14.55%) Internet
20 38 (14.18%) .NET
20 38 (14.18%) C#
20 38 (14.18%) OAuth
21 37 (13.81%) iPhone
21 37 (13.81%) Twitter
21 37 (13.81%) PhoneGap

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (4.48%) Node.js
2 3 (1.12%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.75%) CMS
3 2 (0.75%) Lync
4 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.55%) Internet
2 20 (7.46%) HTTP
3 6 (2.24%) VoIP
4 4 (1.49%) VPN
5 2 (0.75%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.85%) SQLite
3 7 (2.61%) MySQL
4 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.37%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 29 (10.82%) Subversion
2 26 (9.70%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 11 (4.10%) JIRA
4 11 (4.10%) Xcode
5 9 (3.36%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.61%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.87%) Ant
8 4 (1.49%) Grunt
9 3 (1.12%) Yeoman
10 2 (0.75%) Maven
10 2 (0.75%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.75%) Mocha
10 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.75%) JBehave
10 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.75%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.75%) Selenium
11 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 27 (10.07%) Games
2 19 (7.09%) Finance
3 9 (3.36%) Publishing
4 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.87%) Retail
5 4 (1.49%) Legal
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (35.07%) HTML
2 79 (29.48%) HTML5
3 75 (27.99%) JSON
4 73 (27.24%) XML
5 62 (23.13%) REST
6 55 (20.52%) CSS
7 50 (18.66%) Web Services
8 38 (14.18%) .NET
8 38 (14.18%) OAuth
9 37 (13.81%) PhoneGap
10 29 (10.82%) RESTful
11 28 (10.45%) jQuery
12 26 (9.70%) SOAP
12 26 (9.70%) CSS3
13 25 (9.33%) Apache Cordova
14 24 (8.96%) Spring
15 22 (8.21%) iOS SDK
16 21 (7.84%) Cocoa
16 21 (7.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 20 (7.46%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 163 (60.82%) Mobile App
2 37 (13.81%) iPhone
3 34 (12.69%) iPad
4 16 (5.97%) Client/Server
5 14 (5.22%) Blackberry
6 12 (4.48%) Computer Science
7 11 (4.10%) Smartphone
8 8 (2.99%) Pocket PC
9 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.49%) Mobile Games
9 4 (1.49%) Social Media
9 4 (1.49%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.12%) FMCG
10 3 (1.12%) NHS
11 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.75%) Online Games
11 2 (0.75%) Animation
12 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.37%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 140 (52.24%) Apple iOS
2 127 (47.39%) Android
3 50 (18.66%) Windows
4 29 (10.82%) Windows Mobile
5 21 (7.84%) Windows 8
6 18 (6.72%) Windows Phone
7 12 (4.48%) Windows Phone 8
8 11 (4.10%) Windows CE
9 5 (1.87%) Linux
10 3 (1.12%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.12%) UNIX
10 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.37%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (35.07%) iOS Development
2 71 (26.49%) Android Development
3 70 (26.12%) Mobile Application Development
4 64 (23.88%) TDD
5 46 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (16.42%) SOA
7 36 (13.43%) Rapid Prototyping
7 36 (13.43%) Use Case
8 31 (11.57%) Scrum
9 28 (10.45%) MVC
9 28 (10.45%) OO
10 20 (7.46%) Game Development
11 18 (6.72%) OOP
12 15 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.85%) Web Development
14 12 (4.48%) Kanban
15 11 (4.10%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (2.99%) Web Design
16 8 (2.99%) Unit Testing
16 8 (2.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (27.99%) JavaScript
2 64 (23.88%) Java
3 60 (22.39%) Objective-C
4 58 (21.64%) SQL
5 38 (14.18%) C#
6 21 (7.84%) C++
7 10 (3.73%) PHP
8 8 (2.99%) C
8 8 (2.99%) Embedded C++
9 3 (1.12%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.12%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.12%) Ruby
10 2 (0.75%) Python
10 2 (0.75%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.75%) Groovy
11 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (3.36%) Degree
2 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Varnish
Vendors
1 43 (16.04%) Google
2 39 (14.55%) Facebook
3 37 (13.81%) Twitter
4 26 (9.70%) Sencha
5 20 (7.46%) Microsoft
6 19 (7.09%) Apple
7 18 (6.72%) Xamarin
8 10 (3.73%) Appcelerator
9 6 (2.24%) Motorola
10 4 (1.49%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.49%) Perforce
11 3 (1.12%) hybris
12 2 (0.75%) Kony
12 2 (0.75%) Capita
12 2 (0.75%) SAP
12 2 (0.75%) Adobe
12 2 (0.75%) Syclo
12 2 (0.75%) Zend
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