The first table below looks at the demand for the Mobile Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Software Engineer
Rank 585 537 -
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Software Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Mobile Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Software Engineer within the UK.

Mobile Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Software Engineer within the UK.

Mobile Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Software Engineer
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -47 2 £300 +15.38% 2
South East -1 1 £300 +15.38% 1
Surrey - 1 £300 -
London - 1 - - 1
Staines - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Salford - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -

Mobile Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (62.50%) Android
3 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) PKI
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Xcode
5 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Lync
5 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (25.00%) UAG
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) iPhone
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Mobile Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) NFC
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Xcode
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (12.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) UAG
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce