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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 157 139 163
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 746 743 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.45% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 4.75% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 476 362
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 £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 3
Average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.24 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.10 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £26.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% +57.35%

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
15660 15644 13681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.60% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9676 9532 8203
Average daily rate £425 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 622 776
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -8 714 £400 - 391
London +1 392 £413 - 153
South East -17 130 £400 - 74
City of London +17 114 £400 - 39
Berkshire -25 48 £400 - 24
North West +6 43 £400 +23.07% 48
South West -13 41 £363 -25.64% 20
East Midlands +11 30 £420 +52.72% 13
Hampshire -3 30 £388 -18.42% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 29 £388 -13.88% 6
Yorkshire -2 29 £340 +8.80% 16
East of England +4 25 £369 +10.48% 39
Scotland +13 24 £365 -13.09% 12
West Yorkshire -7 23 £340 +8.80% 8
Manchester -11 21 £400 +23.07% 29
Cheshire +19 20 £425 - 14
Milton Keynes -3 20 £388 -17.33% 5
Surrey +13 17 £400 +18.95% 16
West Midlands -11 17 £325 +8.33% 15
Bristol -9 13 £375 -25.00% 11
Hertfordshire +9 12 £369 +10.07% 6
Edinburgh +6 12 £400 +23.07% 4
Gloucestershire +4 12 £450 +38.46% 2
Nottingham -2 12 £400 +45.45% 4
Nottinghamshire -3 12 £400 +45.45% 4
Watford +18 11 £363 - 3
Bradford -10 11 £325 -26.96%
Northamptonshire -2 10 £420 +76.84% 1
Leeds -3 9 £375 +25.00% 3
North East - 9 £400 - 12

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 667 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (32.84%) Apple iOS
3 503 (32.58%) Android
4 467 (30.25%) HTML
5 407 (26.36%) JavaScript
6 374 (24.22%) CSS
7 287 (18.59%) HTML5
8 267 (17.29%) User Experience
9 257 (16.65%) Java
10 234 (15.16%) Finance
11 219 (14.18%) Scrum
12 217 (14.05%) iOS Development
13 214 (13.86%) Web Services
14 211 (13.67%) Mobile Application Development
15 208 (13.47%) Android Development
16 185 (11.98%) .NET
17 179 (11.59%) CSS3
18 176 (11.40%) TDD
19 153 (9.91%) C#
20 150 (9.72%) OO
21 148 (9.59%) Windows
22 143 (9.26%) E-Commerce
23 137 (8.87%) Objective-C
24 136 (8.81%) jQuery
25 128 (8.29%) Git (software)
26 127 (8.23%) AngularJS
26 127 (8.23%) PHP
27 121 (7.84%) Degree
27 121 (7.84%) SQL
28 115 (7.45%) Banking

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 64 (4.15%) CMS
2 61 (3.95%) Node.js
3 24 (1.55%) WordPress
4 19 (1.23%) Drupal
4 19 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.04%) IIS
6 15 (0.97%) Confluence
7 12 (0.78%) Apache
7 12 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.32%) JBoss
12 5 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.32%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.32%) Kentico
12 5 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 83 (5.38%) Photoshop
2 55 (3.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 33 (2.14%) MS Office
4 23 (1.49%) MS Excel
5 14 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.52%) MS Project
8 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.26%) InDesign
10 4 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.26%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.26%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.19%) SPSS
11 3 (0.19%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.065%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.065%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.065%) Mingle
13 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.78%) SiteCatalyst
2 9 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.32%) Magento
3 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.32%) Maximo
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.13%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.065%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.065%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.065%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.065%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.065%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.065%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (0.45%) SaaS
6 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.32%) ElastiCache
7 5 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.26%) GitHub
9 3 (0.19%) Office 365
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.13%) Heroku
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.065%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.065%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.63%) HTTP
2 40 (2.59%) Internet
3 21 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.10%) Wireshark
5 16 (1.04%) SSL
6 13 (0.84%) DNS
7 12 (0.78%) 3G
8 11 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (0.58%) 4G
9 9 (0.58%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.52%) VPN
11 7 (0.45%) SDH
11 7 (0.45%) SMS
11 7 (0.45%) Firewall
11 7 (0.45%) 2G
11 7 (0.45%) 2.5G
11 7 (0.45%) Network Security
12 6 (0.39%) NFC
13 5 (0.32%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (0.32%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.25%) MySQL
3 24 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 20 (1.30%) SQLite
5 19 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 13 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 9 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.52%) Big Data
10 7 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.32%) RavenDB
12 5 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.26%) DB2
13 4 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 128 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 72 (4.66%) JIRA
3 65 (4.21%) Subversion
4 63 (4.08%) Selenium
5 60 (3.89%) Jenkins
6 51 (3.30%) Cucumber
6 51 (3.30%) Xcode
7 44 (2.85%) Calabash
8 36 (2.33%) Visual Studio
9 33 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 25 (1.62%) JUnit
12 24 (1.55%) Axure RP
13 21 (1.36%) TeamCity
13 21 (1.36%) Maven
14 20 (1.30%) Android Studio
14 20 (1.30%) Appium
15 19 (1.23%) Eclipse
16 15 (0.97%) Robolectric
17 12 (0.78%) Gradle
General
1 234 (15.16%) Finance
2 115 (7.45%) Banking
3 83 (5.38%) Marketing
4 80 (5.18%) Retail
5 43 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.66%) Games
7 33 (2.14%) Publishing
8 26 (1.68%) Advertising
9 23 (1.49%) Automotive
10 13 (0.84%) Electronics
10 13 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.65%) Law
12 10 (0.65%) Back Office
12 10 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.58%) Legal
14 7 (0.45%) Arabic Language
15 6 (0.39%) Local Government
16 5 (0.32%) German Language
16 5 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 732 (47.41%) Developer
2 173 (11.20%) Analyst
3 146 (9.46%) Mobile Developer
4 135 (8.74%) Designer
5 124 (8.03%) iOS Developer
6 122 (7.90%) Android Developer
7 98 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 91 (5.89%) Business Analyst
9 86 (5.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 81 (5.25%) Senior Developer
11 79 (5.12%) Architect
12 63 (4.08%) Tester
13 62 (4.02%) UX Designer
14 53 (3.43%) Front-End Developer
15 52 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
16 48 (3.11%) Test Analyst
16 48 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
16 48 (3.11%) .NET Developer
17 47 (3.04%) Applications Developer
18 40 (2.59%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (30.25%) HTML
2 374 (24.22%) CSS
3 287 (18.59%) HTML5
4 214 (13.86%) Web Services
5 185 (11.98%) .NET
6 179 (11.59%) CSS3
7 136 (8.81%) jQuery
8 127 (8.23%) AngularJS
9 113 (7.32%) RESTful
10 110 (7.12%) XML
11 93 (6.02%) JSON
12 77 (4.99%) REST
13 73 (4.73%) ASP.NET
14 72 (4.66%) Android SDK
15 68 (4.40%) iOS SDK
16 63 (4.08%) SOAP
17 53 (3.43%) Ajax
18 51 (3.30%) PhoneGap
19 50 (3.24%) Apache Cordova
20 47 (3.04%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 267 (17.29%) User Experience
2 109 (7.06%) iPhone
3 84 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (4.47%) iPad
5 50 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 48 (3.11%) Social Media
7 47 (3.04%) Open Source
8 41 (2.66%) Blackberry
9 38 (2.46%) Client/Server
10 34 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
11 32 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.88%) Mobile Payment
13 24 (1.55%) Management Information System
14 23 (1.49%) Data Structures
15 21 (1.36%) Graphic Design
16 19 (1.23%) Digital Media
17 17 (1.10%) Video on Demand
18 15 (0.97%) PKI
19 14 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
20 13 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 507 (32.84%) Apple iOS
2 503 (32.58%) Android
3 148 (9.59%) Windows
4 91 (5.89%) Linux
5 50 (3.24%) Windows Phone
6 46 (2.98%) UNIX
7 35 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
8 30 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 22 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (1.10%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.91%) Windows Phone 8
12 12 (0.78%) Solaris
13 10 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.39%) webOS
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
17 2 (0.13%) VME
17 2 (0.13%) Debian
18 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (0.065%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (14.18%) Scrum
3 217 (14.05%) iOS Development
4 211 (13.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 208 (13.47%) Android Development
6 176 (11.40%) TDD
7 150 (9.72%) OO
8 143 (9.26%) E-Commerce
9 108 (6.99%) MVC
10 87 (5.63%) BDD
11 85 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
12 78 (5.05%) Project Management
13 75 (4.86%) Software Engineering
14 72 (4.66%) Web Development
15 66 (4.27%) Waterfall
16 62 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 59 (3.82%) User Stories
18 58 (3.76%) Analytics
19 55 (3.56%) OOP
20 54 (3.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 407 (26.36%) JavaScript
2 257 (16.65%) Java
3 153 (9.91%) C#
4 137 (8.87%) Objective-C
5 127 (8.23%) PHP
6 121 (7.84%) SQL
7 68 (4.40%) Ruby
8 46 (2.98%) Python
9 36 (2.33%) C++
10 35 (2.27%) C
11 27 (1.75%) Perl
12 12 (0.78%) XPath
13 10 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.52%) XAML
14 8 (0.52%) Apex Code
14 8 (0.52%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.45%) Scala
15 7 (0.45%) PHP5
15 7 (0.45%) VB
16 6 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (7.84%) Degree
2 36 (2.33%) ISEB
3 34 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (1.04%) VCP4
5 16 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.45%) CCNA
9 7 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.32%) CCSP
11 5 (0.32%) CCNP
11 5 (0.32%) CCSA
11 5 (0.32%) CCSE
12 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.99%) QA
2 11 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.58%) SLA
4 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) WCAG
5 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.065%) PAS 55
System Software
1 16 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.78%) Firmware
3 11 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.45%) NFS
5 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.065%) HDFS
6 1 (0.065%) NDS
6 1 (0.065%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (1.17%) Puppet
2 15 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.65%) Ansible
5 5 (0.32%) OpenView
5 5 (0.32%) Netcool
6 4 (0.26%) SCCM
6 4 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.19%) Nagios
7 3 (0.19%) yum
7 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.13%) logstash
8 2 (0.13%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.13%) Kibana
9 1 (0.065%) Salt
9 1 (0.065%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.065%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.065%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.065%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.065%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (5.83%) Microsoft
1 90 (5.83%) Adobe
2 62 (4.02%) Google
3 55 (3.56%) Apple
4 46 (2.98%) Oracle
5 40 (2.59%) Xamarin
6 25 (1.62%) VMware
6 25 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.30%) Appcelerator
8 17 (1.10%) Sencha
8 17 (1.10%) F5
8 17 (1.10%) SAP
8 17 (1.10%) HP
9 15 (0.97%) Citrix
10 14 (0.91%) Facebook
11 12 (0.78%) IBM
12 11 (0.71%) Cisco
12 11 (0.71%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.58%) Twitter
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Headington, Oxfordshire
University of Oxford
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Excellent DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + (Benefits)
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Paid weekly
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Volaris Exec
Rate: £900 - £1500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago