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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 154 133 161
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 725 720 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.49% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.75% 4.87% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 443 385
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Average hourly rate £31.44 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £33.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £32.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.51% -19.37%

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
15251 14775 13370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.68% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9638 9110 7984
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 589 811
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.69 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -12 689 £400 - 421
London -19 364 £413 +3.19% 203
South East +6 134 £388 +6.89% 57
City of London +15 102 £400 - 65
Berkshire -9 51 £375 - 19
South West +1 45 £400 +14.28% 20
North West +8 43 £388 +10.71% 49
Scotland +3 31 £365 +21.66% 13
Buckinghamshire +13 29 £388 +19.23% 5
East Midlands +20 24 £356 +11.50% 8
Surrey +12 23 £425 +22.30% 11
Milton Keynes +5 22 £388 +24.00% 4
West Midlands -1 22 £325 +0.77% 15
East of England -8 21 £425 +31.78% 36
Yorkshire -16 20 £345 +15.00% 23
Cheshire +18 19 £388 -6.06% 16
Manchester +1 19 £400 +23.07% 25
Hampshire -21 18 £375 -8.81% 5
Bristol -3 17 £450 -9.09% 8
Edinburgh +5 16 £365 +21.66% 6
West Yorkshire -13 16 £350 +16.66% 17
Nottinghamshire +1 13 £400 +17.99% 4
Nottingham -2 13 £400 +17.99% 3
North East -2 12 £400 +15.52% 10
Slough +3 10 £350 - 2
Bracknell -4 10 £238 -38.70% 1
Leeds -17 10 £350 +16.66% 10
Epsom +1 8 - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £451 - 7
Dorset - 8 £240 - 4

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 652 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (31.23%) Android
3 460 (30.50%) Apple iOS
4 445 (29.51%) HTML
5 366 (24.27%) JavaScript
6 363 (24.07%) CSS
7 269 (17.84%) HTML5
8 267 (17.71%) Java
9 263 (17.44%) User Experience
10 228 (15.12%) Finance
11 219 (14.52%) Scrum
12 216 (14.32%) Mobile Application Development
13 210 (13.93%) Web Services
14 200 (13.26%) Android Development
15 198 (13.13%) iOS Development
16 181 (12.00%) .NET
17 178 (11.80%) TDD
18 161 (10.68%) CSS3
19 150 (9.95%) Windows
19 150 (9.95%) OO
20 148 (9.81%) C#
21 146 (9.68%) jQuery
22 143 (9.48%) E-Commerce
23 138 (9.15%) PHP
24 130 (8.62%) Objective-C
25 125 (8.29%) Git (software)
26 119 (7.89%) SQL
27 118 (7.82%) XML
27 118 (7.82%) AngularJS
27 118 (7.82%) Degree

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 58 (3.85%) CMS
2 52 (3.45%) Node.js
3 23 (1.53%) WordPress
4 20 (1.33%) Drupal
5 18 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 13 (0.86%) IIS
6 13 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.80%) Confluence
7 12 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.60%) Apache
8 9 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.53%) SAS
10 6 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.33%) JBoss
11 5 (0.33%) Kentico
12 4 (0.27%) Lync
12 4 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 82 (5.44%) Photoshop
2 55 (3.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (2.12%) MS Office
4 23 (1.53%) MS Excel
5 14 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.60%) MS Project
7 9 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.53%) SPSS
9 5 (0.33%) InDesign
9 5 (0.33%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.27%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.20%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.066%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.066%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (0.40%) Magento
1 6 (0.40%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.13%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.13%) Maximo
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.066%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.066%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.066%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.066%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.86%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.60%) GitHub
6 8 (0.53%) SaaS
6 8 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.33%) ElastiCache
8 5 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.20%) Office 365
10 2 (0.13%) Heroku
11 1 (0.066%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.066%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.066%) Trello
11 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.58%) HTTP
2 42 (2.79%) Internet
3 18 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.13%) SSL
5 15 (0.99%) DNS
6 14 (0.93%) Wireshark
7 11 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (0.66%) Network Security
9 9 (0.60%) 3G
10 8 (0.53%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.53%) Firewall
11 7 (0.46%) Intranet
11 7 (0.46%) SMS
12 6 (0.40%) tcpdump
12 6 (0.40%) 4G
12 6 (0.40%) NFC
12 6 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.40%) VoIP
12 6 (0.40%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (6.03%) MySQL
2 87 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 27 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 18 (1.19%) SQLite
5 17 (1.13%) MongoDB
6 16 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 12 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 10 (0.66%) Big Data
9 9 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.53%) QlikView
11 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.33%) RavenDB
14 4 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 125 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 74 (4.91%) JIRA
3 73 (4.84%) Subversion
4 69 (4.58%) Jenkins
5 63 (4.18%) Selenium
6 51 (3.38%) Cucumber
7 49 (3.25%) Xcode
8 46 (3.05%) Calabash
9 41 (2.72%) Visual Studio
10 31 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (1.79%) Axure RP
11 27 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 24 (1.59%) JUnit
12 24 (1.59%) Eclipse
13 23 (1.53%) Maven
14 20 (1.33%) Appium
14 20 (1.33%) Robolectric
14 20 (1.33%) Android Studio
15 19 (1.26%) Grunt
15 19 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 228 (15.12%) Finance
2 117 (7.76%) Banking
3 84 (5.57%) Marketing
4 83 (5.50%) Retail
5 50 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.79%) Games
7 36 (2.39%) Publishing
8 27 (1.79%) Advertising
9 19 (1.26%) Automotive
10 14 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.73%) Electronics
12 10 (0.66%) Back Office
12 10 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.60%) Law
13 9 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.46%) Billing
15 6 (0.40%) French Language
15 6 (0.40%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.40%) Legal
16 5 (0.33%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 718 (47.61%) Developer
2 162 (10.74%) Analyst
3 156 (10.34%) Mobile Developer
4 136 (9.02%) Designer
5 123 (8.16%) Android Developer
6 113 (7.49%) iOS Developer
7 89 (5.90%) Project Manager
8 88 (5.84%) Business Analyst
9 87 (5.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 80 (5.31%) Architect
11 75 (4.97%) Senior Developer
12 62 (4.11%) UX Designer
12 62 (4.11%) Tester
13 53 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
13 53 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
14 50 (3.32%) Applications Developer
14 50 (3.32%) .NET Developer
15 47 (3.12%) Test Analyst
16 45 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
17 40 (2.65%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (29.51%) HTML
2 363 (24.07%) CSS
3 269 (17.84%) HTML5
4 210 (13.93%) Web Services
5 181 (12.00%) .NET
6 161 (10.68%) CSS3
7 146 (9.68%) jQuery
8 118 (7.82%) XML
8 118 (7.82%) AngularJS
9 107 (7.10%) JSON
10 102 (6.76%) RESTful
11 94 (6.23%) REST
12 73 (4.84%) Android SDK
13 70 (4.64%) ASP.NET
14 67 (4.44%) SOAP
15 59 (3.91%) iOS SDK
16 58 (3.85%) Ajax
17 54 (3.58%) PhoneGap
18 52 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
19 46 (3.05%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 263 (17.44%) User Experience
2 101 (6.70%) iPhone
3 93 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (3.98%) iPad
5 56 (3.71%) Open Source
6 53 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 47 (3.12%) Social Media
8 37 (2.45%) Client/Server
9 34 (2.25%) Blackberry
9 34 (2.25%) Mobile Banking
10 29 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 29 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
11 28 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.39%) Video on Demand
14 20 (1.33%) Graphic Design
15 16 (1.06%) Visualisation
16 15 (0.99%) Digital Media
16 15 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
16 15 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 471 (31.23%) Android
2 460 (30.50%) Apple iOS
3 150 (9.95%) Windows
4 91 (6.03%) Linux
5 56 (3.71%) Windows Phone
6 39 (2.59%) UNIX
7 36 (2.39%) Windows Mobile
8 27 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.59%) Mac OS X
10 18 (1.19%) Windows Phone 8
11 16 (1.06%) Windows 7
11 16 (1.06%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.86%) Solaris
13 12 (0.80%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.40%) webOS
15 5 (0.33%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.20%) CentOS
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
17 2 (0.13%) VME
18 1 (0.066%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (14.52%) Scrum
3 216 (14.32%) Mobile Application Development
4 200 (13.26%) Android Development
5 198 (13.13%) iOS Development
6 178 (11.80%) TDD
7 150 (9.95%) OO
8 143 (9.48%) E-Commerce
9 110 (7.29%) MVC
10 86 (5.70%) BDD
10 86 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
11 81 (5.37%) Project Management
12 75 (4.97%) Web Development
12 75 (4.97%) Waterfall
13 64 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (4.05%) Software Engineering
14 61 (4.05%) User Stories
15 58 (3.85%) OOP
16 56 (3.71%) Responsive Web Design
17 55 (3.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 366 (24.27%) JavaScript
2 267 (17.71%) Java
3 148 (9.81%) C#
4 138 (9.15%) PHP
5 130 (8.62%) Objective-C
6 119 (7.89%) SQL
7 72 (4.77%) Ruby
8 39 (2.59%) Python
9 35 (2.32%) C++
10 30 (1.99%) Perl
11 26 (1.72%) C
12 12 (0.80%) XPath
13 11 (0.73%) Apex Code
14 8 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.53%) VB
14 8 (0.53%) XAML
15 7 (0.46%) PHP5
16 6 (0.40%) Scala
16 6 (0.40%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.40%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 118 (7.82%) Degree
2 33 (2.19%) ISEB
3 28 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.73%) CCNA
7 11 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.66%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.40%) CCSP
11 6 (0.40%) CCNP
11 6 (0.40%) CCSA
11 6 (0.40%) CCSE
12 5 (0.33%) JNCIA
12 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.33%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.27%) PhD
13 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.77%) QA
2 11 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.60%) SLA
3 9 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.27%) WCAG
5 1 (0.066%) PAS 55
System Software
1 14 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.80%) Firmware
3 11 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (0.60%) NFS
5 7 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.066%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.066%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (1.33%) Puppet
1 20 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.53%) Ansible
4 6 (0.40%) OpenView
4 6 (0.40%) Netcool
5 4 (0.27%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.20%) Nagios
6 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.20%) SCCM
6 3 (0.20%) yum
6 3 (0.20%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.13%) logstash
7 2 (0.13%) Kibana
7 2 (0.13%) Salt
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.066%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 88 (5.84%) Microsoft
2 77 (5.11%) Adobe
3 61 (4.05%) Google
4 53 (3.51%) Apple
5 42 (2.79%) Oracle
6 38 (2.52%) Xamarin
7 28 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 25 (1.66%) VMware
9 20 (1.33%) Sencha
10 19 (1.26%) HP
11 18 (1.19%) Appcelerator
12 17 (1.13%) Facebook
12 17 (1.13%) F5
13 14 (0.93%) Cisco
13 14 (0.93%) IBM
13 14 (0.93%) Citrix
14 13 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (0.86%) SAP
15 12 (0.80%) Twitter
16 10 (0.66%) Atlassian
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