The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 155 149 152
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 885 846 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.51% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.72% 4.70% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 519 491
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £30.50 £15.43 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.66% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £12.50 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.85 £34.86 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+148.00% -58.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18754 17991 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.09% 32.21% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11771 10808 10374
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 749 700
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Mobile App
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile App Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile App
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mobile App Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile App
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile App within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Mobile App Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile App
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mobile App Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile App
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile App within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Mobile App Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile App
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 App within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 -5 855 £400 - 434
London +7 467 £430 +7.50% 163
City of London +13 120 £425 +6.25% 34
South East -80 103 £350 - 65
North West +31 95 £390 +12.63% 76
Cheshire +31 52 £400 +45.45% 29
South West +13 47 £400 +14.28% 23
Yorkshire -23 37 £375 +11.11% 23
Chester +18 35 £375 +36.36% 9
East of England +5 34 £363 -9.37% 26
North East -1 34 £401 -10.83% 10
Berkshire -36 33 £350 - 21
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 31 £403 -10.55% 5
Tyne and Wear 0 31 £403 -10.55% 6
West Yorkshire -25 27 £350 +3.70% 14
West Midlands +4 26 £350 - 31
Leeds -9 26 £363 -19.44% 11
Scotland -9 23 £288 -8.00% 38
Manchester -12 23 £383 -1.29% 41
Buckinghamshire -27 18 £350 +7.69% 2
Surrey -2 17 £388 -3.12% 9
Edinburgh -13 14 £325 - 14
Milton Keynes -13 14 £350 +16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 13 £361 +11.15% 14
Hertfordshire +3 12 £395 -3.65% 5
Bristol -3 11 £525 +55.55% 10
Hampshire -9 11 £310 -22.50% 10
Kent -12 11 £475 +35.71% 4
East Midlands -25 11 £300 +3.44% 16
Devon +15 10 £350 -6.04% 1

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile App also 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 that cited Mobile App.

1 887 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (36.12%) Android
3 620 (35.94%) Apple iOS
4 471 (27.30%) HTML
5 425 (24.64%) User Experience
6 414 (24.00%) CSS
7 405 (23.48%) JavaScript
8 365 (21.16%) Java
9 342 (19.83%) Android Development
10 334 (19.36%) iOS Development
11 272 (15.77%) Mobile Application Development
12 257 (14.90%) HTML5
13 250 (14.49%) Mobile Development
14 247 (14.32%) Scrum
15 236 (13.68%) Web Services
16 230 (13.33%) TDD
17 217 (12.58%) Finance
18 213 (12.35%) JSON
19 202 (11.71%) E-Commerce
20 183 (10.61%) REST
21 180 (10.43%) Objective-C
22 174 (10.09%) Git (software)
23 166 (9.62%) C#
24 162 (9.39%) OO
25 159 (9.22%) jQuery
26 156 (9.04%) Degree
26 156 (9.04%) XML
27 154 (8.93%) CSS3
28 139 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
29 132 (7.65%) BDD

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile App also 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 that cited Mobile App. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 83 (4.81%) CMS
2 65 (3.77%) Node.js
3 30 (1.74%) Apache
4 25 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 25 (1.45%) Confluence
5 23 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 19 (1.10%) Drupal
7 18 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (0.87%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.70%) IIS
10 11 (0.64%) WordPress
10 11 (0.64%) Lync
11 10 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.52%) nginx
13 8 (0.46%) SharePoint
13 8 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.35%) JBoss
15 5 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 66 (3.83%) Photoshop
2 36 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (1.62%) MS Excel
4 15 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (0.64%) MS Office
5 11 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.35%) MS Project
8 3 (0.17%) InDesign
9 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.058%) Maya
10 1 (0.058%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.058%) Mingle
10 1 (0.058%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 10 (0.58%) Tridion
2 8 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.17%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.17%) Magento
5 2 (0.12%) Optimost
5 2 (0.12%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.12%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.12%) Radian6
5 2 (0.12%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.12%) Agresso
5 2 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.058%) Maximo
6 1 (0.058%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.058%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.39%) Adobe Analytics
4 18 (1.04%) GitHub
5 16 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.75%) SaaS
7 9 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.41%) Heroku
10 5 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.23%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.23%) Office 365
12 3 (0.17%) PaaS
12 3 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.12%) Force.com
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.09%) Internet
2 15 (0.87%) Firewall
2 15 (0.87%) HTTP
3 14 (0.81%) Bluetooth
4 13 (0.75%) 3G
4 13 (0.75%) Intranet
5 11 (0.64%) Wireless
5 11 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.58%) DNS
6 10 (0.58%) 4G
7 7 (0.41%) SSL
7 7 (0.41%) SDH
7 7 (0.41%) 2G
7 7 (0.41%) 2.5G
7 7 (0.41%) Wireshark
8 6 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.29%) NFC
9 5 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.29%) VPN
9 5 (0.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 63 (3.65%) MySQL
3 48 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 44 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 38 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 36 (2.09%) SQLite
7 27 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (1.39%) Big Data
9 18 (1.04%) Redis
10 17 (0.99%) CouchDB
10 17 (0.99%) DB2
11 16 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.70%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.70%) Couchbase
13 11 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.41%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
16 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 174 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 80 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 68 (3.94%) Cucumber
4 61 (3.54%) Selenium
5 54 (3.13%) JIRA
6 49 (2.84%) Appium
7 48 (2.78%) Subversion
8 45 (2.61%) Calabash
9 43 (2.49%) Xcode
10 36 (2.09%) Maven
11 27 (1.57%) Eclipse
12 26 (1.51%) Axure RP
13 25 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 23 (1.33%) Android Studio
15 22 (1.28%) NUnit
16 20 (1.16%) JUnit
17 15 (0.87%) Visual Studio
17 15 (0.87%) WebDriver
18 13 (0.75%) IntelliJ
18 13 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 217 (12.58%) Finance
2 119 (6.90%) Retail
3 99 (5.74%) Marketing
4 73 (4.23%) Banking
5 58 (3.36%) Games
6 42 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.33%) Automotive
8 22 (1.28%) Publishing
9 19 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.81%) Multimedia
10 14 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 13 (0.75%) Legal
12 12 (0.70%) Advertising
13 9 (0.52%) Electronics
14 8 (0.46%) Back Office
15 5 (0.29%) Local Government
16 4 (0.23%) German Language
16 4 (0.23%) Billing
17 3 (0.17%) French Language
17 3 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 876 (50.78%) Developer
2 212 (12.29%) Android Developer
3 202 (11.71%) Mobile Developer
4 200 (11.59%) iOS Developer
5 184 (10.67%) Designer
6 121 (7.01%) UX Designer
6 121 (7.01%) Analyst
7 117 (6.78%) Architect
8 112 (6.49%) Project Manager
9 84 (4.87%) Senior Developer
10 82 (4.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 73 (4.23%) Tester
12 63 (3.65%) Applications Developer
13 62 (3.59%) Business Analyst
14 61 (3.54%) Java Developer
15 57 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
16 55 (3.19%) Front-End Developer
17 49 (2.84%) Test Analyst
18 46 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
19 44 (2.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (27.30%) HTML
2 414 (24.00%) CSS
3 257 (14.90%) HTML5
4 236 (13.68%) Web Services
5 213 (12.35%) JSON
6 183 (10.61%) REST
7 159 (9.22%) jQuery
8 156 (9.04%) XML
9 154 (8.93%) CSS3
10 130 (7.54%) .NET
11 127 (7.36%) AngularJS
12 126 (7.30%) Android SDK
13 102 (5.91%) RESTful
14 98 (5.68%) SOAP
15 97 (5.62%) Ajax
16 73 (4.23%) iOS SDK
17 63 (3.65%) Cocoa
18 59 (3.42%) PhoneGap
19 58 (3.36%) Backbone.js
19 58 (3.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 425 (24.64%) User Experience
2 76 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.06%) Social Media
4 62 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 55 (3.19%) iPhone
6 52 (3.01%) Blackberry
7 42 (2.43%) iPad
8 32 (1.86%) Graphic Design
9 27 (1.57%) Animation
10 24 (1.39%) Digital Media
11 19 (1.10%) Social Network
12 18 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
13 17 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.81%) Visualisation
14 14 (0.81%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.70%) Management Information System
15 12 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
16 10 (0.58%) NHS
17 9 (0.52%) DTV
18 8 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 623 (36.12%) Android
2 620 (35.94%) Apple iOS
3 114 (6.61%) Windows
4 77 (4.46%) Linux
5 29 (1.68%) UNIX
5 29 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
6 24 (1.39%) Windows Phone
7 17 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.29%) CentOS
12 3 (0.17%) webOS
12 3 (0.17%) Solaris
12 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.17%) Windows CE
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
13 2 (0.12%) AIX
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 887 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (19.83%) Android Development
3 334 (19.36%) iOS Development
4 272 (15.77%) Mobile Application Development
5 250 (14.49%) Mobile Development
6 247 (14.32%) Scrum
7 230 (13.33%) TDD
8 202 (11.71%) E-Commerce
9 162 (9.39%) OO
10 139 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
11 132 (7.65%) BDD
12 114 (6.61%) Project Management
13 113 (6.55%) Open Source
14 101 (5.86%) MVC
15 96 (5.57%) Responsive Web Design
16 93 (5.39%) Software Engineering
17 86 (4.99%) Web Development
18 84 (4.87%) Automation Testing
19 80 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
20 73 (4.23%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 405 (23.48%) JavaScript
2 365 (21.16%) Java
3 180 (10.43%) Objective-C
4 166 (9.62%) C#
5 106 (6.14%) SQL
6 95 (5.51%) C++
7 81 (4.70%) Ruby
8 63 (3.65%) PHP
9 42 (2.43%) Apple Swift
10 35 (2.03%) Python
11 21 (1.22%) Scala
12 19 (1.10%) C
13 16 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 15 (0.87%) Perl
15 14 (0.81%) TypeScript
16 12 (0.70%) ActionScript
16 12 (0.70%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.64%) XAML
18 10 (0.58%) ECMAScript
18 10 (0.58%) Dart
Qualifications
1 156 (9.04%) Degree
2 40 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 15 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.75%) ISEB
5 11 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.46%) OCP
6 8 (0.46%) OCA
6 8 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (0.46%) OCAJ
6 8 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.23%) CISSP
9 4 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.17%) CISA
10 3 (0.17%) CISM
11 2 (0.12%) PMP
11 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.16%) QA
2 5 (0.29%) SLA
3 4 (0.23%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.058%) WCAG
5 1 (0.058%) WAI
5 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (0.99%) Docker
2 14 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.35%) Varnish
4 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.058%) Firmware
5 1 (0.058%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (2.14%) Puppet
2 32 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.51%) Ansible
4 11 (0.64%) AirWatch
5 7 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.35%) XenMobile
7 4 (0.23%) SCCM
7 4 (0.23%) CA LISA
8 3 (0.17%) Salt
8 3 (0.17%) Nessus
9 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.12%) Kibana
9 2 (0.12%) logstash
10 1 (0.058%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.058%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.058%) Nagios
10 1 (0.058%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.058%) yum
10 1 (0.058%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.058%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 97 (5.62%) Google
2 89 (5.16%) Adobe
3 85 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 60 (3.48%) Oracle
5 52 (3.01%) Apple
6 32 (1.86%) Xamarin
7 26 (1.51%) SAP
8 17 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 15 (0.87%) CA
9 15 (0.87%) IBM
9 15 (0.87%) HP
9 15 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.75%) Citrix
11 11 (0.64%) MobileIron
11 11 (0.64%) VMware
12 10 (0.58%) EPiServer
13 9 (0.52%) Coverity
14 8 (0.46%) Zend
14 8 (0.46%) Twitter
14 8 (0.46%) Rackspace
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
GIOS Technology Limited
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £185 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £400 - £401 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + DEO
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd./Umbrella Company Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago