The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Mobile Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mobile Application Development
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 150 135
Rank change year-on-year +43 -15  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £331 £268 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.83% -17.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £234 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £302 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £339
% change year-on-year -8.53% +21.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -1.17%  

Mobile Application Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1765 2473 2457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.40% 85.42% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1406 1266
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 68
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Application Development in Scotland

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Application Development in Scotland

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Application Development in Scotland

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Application Development in Scotland

Mobile Application Development
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £325 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £338 - 1
Mobile Application Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Mobile Application Development.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) Mockito
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (50.00%) jMock
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source Development
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (25.00%) User Experience

Mobile Application Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) jMock
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Mockito
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
2 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
4 1 (12.50%) JDBC
4 1 (12.50%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin