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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 479 403 348
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 113 170 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 110 141
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £344
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £30.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.04

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -88 101 £350 -1.68% 33
London -38 42 £375 -6.25% 14
South East -28 26 £350 +34.61% 6
City of London -3 11 £350 -12.50% 7
North West -7 11 £350 +12.00% 3
Scotland -3 9 £425 +38.77% 3
Manchester -6 9 £325 -3.70% 2
Milton Keynes -5 8 £350 +55.55%
Buckinghamshire -12 8 £350 +34.61%
Edinburgh -11 6 £475 +55.10% 1
Hampshire -17 6 £325 -17.19% 1
Surrey - 6 £350 - 2
East Midlands +5 5 £338 -0.44%
East of England -9 4 £350 - 1
West Midlands -16 4 £375 +15.38%
South West -28 4 £350 +8.52% 5
East Sussex - 4 £338 -
Brighton - 4 £338 -
Yorkshire -16 3 £375 - 4
Leeds -18 3 £375 - 2
West Yorkshire -19 3 £375 - 2
Dundee - 3 £325 - 2
Cambridgeshire -12 2 £350 +16.66%
Oxfordshire -19 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -
Derbyshire - 2 £275 -
Oxford - 2 - -
Egham - 2 £310 - 1
Cheshire +8 1 £380 +20.63% 1
Hertfordshire +8 1 £350 -12.50%

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 167 (63.26%) Apple iOS
2 162 (61.36%) Mobile App
3 150 (56.82%) Android
4 125 (47.35%) iOS Development
5 92 (34.85%) Android Development
6 86 (32.58%) HTML
7 80 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 79 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (28.03%) HTML5
10 68 (25.76%) Objective-C
11 62 (23.48%) Java
12 54 (20.45%) CSS
12 54 (20.45%) Windows
13 52 (19.70%) JSON
14 51 (19.32%) XML
15 49 (18.56%) C#
15 49 (18.56%) .NET
16 47 (17.80%) SQL
17 46 (17.42%) Mobile Application Development
18 45 (17.05%) PhoneGap
19 41 (15.53%) Web Services
20 40 (15.15%) TDD
20 40 (15.15%) iPhone
21 35 (13.26%) RESTful
21 35 (13.26%) Scrum
22 33 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
22 33 (12.50%) REST
22 33 (12.50%) User Experience
23 30 (11.36%) Xamarin
23 30 (11.36%) Windows Mobile

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (4.17%) Node.js
2 3 (1.14%) IIS
3 2 (0.76%) Lync
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.38%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.95%) HTTP
2 15 (5.68%) Internet
3 6 (2.27%) VPN
4 3 (1.14%) VoIP
5 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.38%) Wireless
6 1 (0.38%) NFC
6 1 (0.38%) SMS
6 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.55%) SQLite
3 11 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.47%) Xcode
3 22 (8.33%) Subversion
4 15 (5.68%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.17%) JIRA
6 9 (3.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 7 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.27%) Grunt
9 5 (1.89%) Calabash
9 5 (1.89%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.52%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.52%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.14%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.14%) Ant
12 2 (0.76%) JUnit
12 2 (0.76%) Selenium
12 2 (0.76%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.76%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (9.47%) Finance
2 23 (8.71%) Games
3 7 (2.65%) Publishing
3 7 (2.65%) Retail
4 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.52%) Marketing
6 3 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.76%) Legal
7 2 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (32.58%) HTML
2 74 (28.03%) HTML5
3 54 (20.45%) CSS
4 52 (19.70%) JSON
5 51 (19.32%) XML
6 49 (18.56%) .NET
7 45 (17.05%) PhoneGap
8 41 (15.53%) Web Services
9 35 (13.26%) RESTful
10 33 (12.50%) REST
10 33 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
11 26 (9.85%) jQuery
12 23 (8.71%) CSS3
12 23 (8.71%) AngularJS
12 23 (8.71%) iOS SDK
13 22 (8.33%) SOAP
14 18 (6.82%) Cocoa
15 17 (6.44%) Android SDK
16 16 (6.06%) WCF
17 15 (5.68%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 162 (61.36%) Mobile App
2 40 (15.15%) iPhone
3 33 (12.50%) User Experience
4 26 (9.85%) iPad
5 13 (4.92%) Client/Server
6 11 (4.17%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.41%) Blackberry
7 9 (3.41%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.03%) Smartphone
8 8 (3.03%) Pocket PC
9 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.52%) Social Media
10 4 (1.52%) Blog
11 3 (1.14%) FMCG
11 3 (1.14%) Mobile Games
11 3 (1.14%) Open Source
12 2 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 167 (63.26%) Apple iOS
2 150 (56.82%) Android
3 54 (20.45%) Windows
4 30 (11.36%) Windows Mobile
5 17 (6.44%) Windows 8
6 16 (6.06%) Windows Phone
7 10 (3.79%) Windows CE
8 9 (3.41%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (1.89%) Linux
10 2 (0.76%) UNIX
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (47.35%) iOS Development
2 92 (34.85%) Android Development
3 79 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (17.42%) Mobile Application Development
5 40 (15.15%) TDD
6 35 (13.26%) Scrum
7 28 (10.61%) OO
8 21 (7.95%) SOA
8 21 (7.95%) MVC
9 18 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.06%) Rapid Prototyping
10 16 (6.06%) OOP
11 14 (5.30%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.30%) Use Case
12 10 (3.79%) Kanban
12 10 (3.79%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.79%) Game Development
13 7 (2.65%) Analytics
13 7 (2.65%) BDD
14 6 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 80 (30.30%) JavaScript
2 68 (25.76%) Objective-C
3 62 (23.48%) Java
4 49 (18.56%) C#
5 47 (17.80%) SQL
6 20 (7.58%) C++
7 14 (5.30%) PHP
8 10 (3.79%) C
9 8 (3.03%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.89%) Ruby
11 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.14%) Python
13 2 (0.76%) XPath
13 2 (0.76%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.76%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.76%) VC++
14 1 (0.38%) XAML
14 1 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (3.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Vendors
1 30 (11.36%) Xamarin
2 24 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.82%) Apple
4 17 (6.44%) Google
5 15 (5.68%) Facebook
6 13 (4.92%) Twitter
7 11 (4.17%) Sencha
8 8 (3.03%) Appcelerator
9 6 (2.27%) Adobe
10 5 (1.89%) Motorola
11 4 (1.52%) Perforce
12 3 (1.14%) SAP
12 3 (1.14%) MobileIron
13 2 (0.76%) Syclo
14 1 (0.38%) Zend
14 1 (0.38%) Kony
14 1 (0.38%) Symbian
14 1 (0.38%) IBM
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle
14 1 (0.38%) Sybase
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