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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 147 118 149
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +31
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 845 957 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.78% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 5.60% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 595 486
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 15
Average hourly rate £102.01 £20.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+410.02% -29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.61 £12.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.40 £51.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.87%

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
17545 17089 16456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.35% 31.75% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10925 10497 9726
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 662 714
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -34 817 £400 - 387
London -27 441 £425 +6.25% 169
South East -46 132 £325 -7.14% 55
City of London +1 128 £425 - 49
North West +20 64 £385 +35.08% 63
South West +20 52 £400 +7.38% 11
East Midlands +16 43 £400 +50.94% 12
West Sussex +14 39 £325 +18.18% 2
Berkshire -31 31 £300 +20.00% 7
Cheshire +12 30 £388 +134.84% 29
Crawley +15 28 £340 +23.63%
East of England -33 27 £400 -4.19% 30
Bristol +16 26 £413 +10.00% 4
Chester +16 24 £365 +65.90% 7
Yorkshire -22 20 £470 +25.33% 13
West Midlands -14 19 £325 +4.00% 24
Buckinghamshire -18 19 £350 - 9
Tunbridge Wells -2 18 - -
Kent -13 18 - - 4
North East -5 17 £375 +127.27% 8
Manchester -7 17 £356 +21.79% 30
West Yorkshire -19 17 £470 +25.33% 10
Leeds -12 16 £470 +25.33% 8
Leicestershire +1 15 £400 +50.94% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 15 £400 +142.42% 7
Tyne and Wear -8 15 £400 +142.42% 8
Scotland -5 13 £325 +12.06% 18
Milton Keynes -3 12 £363 +11.53% 4
Leicester - 12 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -3 11 £375 -11.76% 11

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 802 (48.64%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (35.60%) Apple iOS
3 582 (35.29%) Android
4 433 (26.26%) HTML
5 414 (25.11%) JavaScript
6 385 (23.35%) User Experience
7 354 (21.47%) CSS
8 334 (20.25%) Java
9 310 (18.80%) Android Development
10 304 (18.44%) iOS Development
11 271 (16.43%) Scrum
12 263 (15.95%) Mobile Application Development
13 257 (15.59%) HTML5
14 246 (14.92%) Web Services
15 229 (13.89%) Mobile Development
16 219 (13.28%) TDD
17 210 (12.73%) Finance
18 196 (11.89%) E-Commerce
19 185 (11.22%) Objective-C
20 171 (10.37%) JSON
21 169 (10.25%) Git (software)
22 160 (9.70%) Degree
23 159 (9.64%) C#
24 156 (9.46%) OO
25 154 (9.34%) REST
26 150 (9.10%) CSS3
27 149 (9.04%) .NET
28 142 (8.61%) XML
29 127 (7.70%) AngularJS
30 125 (7.58%) jQuery

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 65 (3.94%) Node.js
2 64 (3.88%) CMS
3 29 (1.76%) Confluence
4 26 (1.58%) Apache
5 22 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 17 (1.03%) Umbraco
7 17 (1.03%) IIS
8 15 (0.91%) Drupal
9 14 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.55%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.55%) WordPress
11 8 (0.49%) JBoss
11 8 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.49%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.42%) Lync
13 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.30%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.24%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 67 (4.06%) Photoshop
2 35 (2.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (1.39%) MS Excel
4 11 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.67%) MS Office
5 10 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.42%) MS Project
8 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.12%) InDesign
10 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.061%) Maya
10 1 (0.061%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.061%) Mingle
10 1 (0.061%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.36%) Tridion
3 5 (0.30%) Maximo
3 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.12%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) Radian6
7 1 (0.061%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.061%) Optimost
7 1 (0.061%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.061%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.061%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.061%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.88%) Adobe Analytics
4 19 (1.15%) GitHub
5 14 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.67%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.36%) SaaS
9 5 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.18%) Heroku
11 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.12%) Force.com
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.061%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.061%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.061%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.67%) Internet
2 33 (2.00%) HTTP
3 17 (1.03%) 3G
4 15 (0.91%) Bluetooth
5 13 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.79%) 4G
6 12 (0.73%) Wireshark
7 11 (0.67%) Wireless
8 10 (0.61%) 2G
8 10 (0.61%) 2.5G
8 10 (0.61%) Firewall
8 10 (0.61%) SDH
9 8 (0.49%) DNS
9 8 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.49%) Intranet
10 7 (0.42%) VPN
10 7 (0.42%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.36%) LTE
12 5 (0.30%) SSL
13 4 (0.24%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.12%) MySQL
3 32 (1.94%) NoSQL
4 31 (1.88%) MongoDB
5 29 (1.76%) SQLite
6 27 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 23 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (0.91%) DB2
10 14 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (0.85%) CouchDB
10 14 (0.85%) Redis
11 13 (0.79%) Big Data
12 12 (0.73%) Couchbase
13 8 (0.49%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.30%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.30%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 169 (10.25%) Git (software)
2 74 (4.49%) Jenkins
3 72 (4.37%) JIRA
4 58 (3.52%) Cucumber
5 54 (3.27%) Selenium
6 53 (3.21%) Subversion
7 48 (2.91%) Xcode
8 39 (2.37%) Calabash
9 33 (2.00%) Appium
10 32 (1.94%) Maven
11 30 (1.82%) Android Studio
12 29 (1.76%) JUnit
13 26 (1.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 22 (1.33%) Eclipse
14 22 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (1.21%) Axure RP
16 18 (1.09%) Visual Studio
17 14 (0.85%) WebDriver
18 13 (0.79%) NUnit
18 13 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 210 (12.73%) Finance
2 108 (6.55%) Retail
3 95 (5.76%) Marketing
4 74 (4.49%) Banking
5 53 (3.21%) Games
6 42 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.52%) Automotive
8 18 (1.09%) Advertising
9 16 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.85%) Legal
10 14 (0.85%) Electronics
10 14 (0.85%) Publishing
11 12 (0.73%) Arabic Language
12 11 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.49%) Local Government
14 7 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.42%) Back Office
15 4 (0.24%) Law
16 3 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 836 (50.70%) Developer
2 179 (10.86%) Android Developer
3 178 (10.79%) Mobile Developer
4 176 (10.67%) iOS Developer
5 136 (8.25%) Designer
6 120 (7.28%) Analyst
7 115 (6.97%) Architect
8 111 (6.73%) Project Manager
9 96 (5.82%) Senior Developer
10 82 (4.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 81 (4.91%) UX Designer
12 65 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
13 64 (3.88%) Tester
14 62 (3.76%) Applications Developer
15 57 (3.46%) Business Analyst
16 54 (3.27%) Front-End Developer
17 53 (3.21%) Java Developer
18 51 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
19 48 (2.91%) Consultant
20 43 (2.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (26.26%) HTML
2 354 (21.47%) CSS
3 257 (15.59%) HTML5
4 246 (14.92%) Web Services
5 171 (10.37%) JSON
6 154 (9.34%) REST
7 150 (9.10%) CSS3
8 149 (9.04%) .NET
9 142 (8.61%) XML
10 127 (7.70%) AngularJS
11 125 (7.58%) jQuery
12 121 (7.34%) RESTful
13 110 (6.67%) Android SDK
14 87 (5.28%) SOAP
15 82 (4.97%) iOS SDK
16 63 (3.82%) ASP.NET
17 62 (3.76%) Ajax
18 58 (3.52%) Cocoa
19 52 (3.15%) Backbone.js
20 49 (2.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 385 (23.35%) User Experience
2 77 (4.67%) iPhone
3 68 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (4.06%) iPad
5 64 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 55 (3.34%) Social Media
7 51 (3.09%) Blackberry
8 27 (1.64%) Graphic Design
9 26 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.21%) Animation
10 20 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
12 13 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
12 13 (0.79%) Digital Media
12 13 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
13 11 (0.67%) Visualisation
14 10 (0.61%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.55%) Video on Demand
15 9 (0.55%) Social Network
15 9 (0.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 587 (35.60%) Apple iOS
2 582 (35.29%) Android
3 116 (7.03%) Windows
4 82 (4.97%) Linux
5 38 (2.30%) UNIX
6 33 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
6 33 (2.00%) Windows Phone
7 27 (1.64%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 13 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.36%) Solaris
10 6 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.24%) webOS
12 3 (0.18%) BlackBerry OS
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (0.12%) AIX
13 2 (0.12%) VME
14 1 (0.061%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (48.64%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (18.80%) Android Development
3 304 (18.44%) iOS Development
4 271 (16.43%) Scrum
5 263 (15.95%) Mobile Application Development
6 229 (13.89%) Mobile Development
7 219 (13.28%) TDD
8 196 (11.89%) E-Commerce
9 156 (9.46%) OO
10 125 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 118 (7.16%) BDD
12 105 (6.37%) MVC
13 101 (6.12%) Project Management
14 90 (5.46%) Software Engineering
15 83 (5.03%) Analytics
16 80 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 77 (4.67%) Open Source
18 75 (4.55%) Automated Testing
19 69 (4.18%) Web Development
19 69 (4.18%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 414 (25.11%) JavaScript
2 334 (20.25%) Java
3 185 (11.22%) Objective-C
4 159 (9.64%) C#
5 109 (6.61%) SQL
6 78 (4.73%) C++
7 68 (4.12%) Ruby
8 59 (3.58%) PHP
9 40 (2.43%) Python
10 28 (1.70%) C
10 28 (1.70%) Apple Swift
11 22 (1.33%) Scala
12 18 (1.09%) Perl
13 14 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 13 (0.79%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.67%) ActionScript
16 8 (0.49%) XAML
16 8 (0.49%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.42%) Apex Code
18 6 (0.36%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 160 (9.70%) Degree
2 40 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.64%) ISEB
4 22 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.36%) OCP
8 6 (0.36%) OCA
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.36%) OCAJ
9 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.24%) CISSP
10 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.18%) CISA
11 3 (0.18%) CISM
12 2 (0.12%) CEH
13 1 (0.061%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.64%) QA
2 8 (0.49%) SLA
3 3 (0.18%) WCAG
4 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.24%) Varnish
3 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.18%) Docker
4 2 (0.12%) Firmware
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.12%) NFS
4 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.061%) NDS
5 1 (0.061%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (1.46%) Puppet
2 22 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.03%) Ansible
4 10 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.49%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.24%) SCCM
6 4 (0.24%) CA LISA
7 3 (0.18%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.18%) yum
7 3 (0.18%) Nessus
8 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.12%) Nagios
9 1 (0.061%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.061%) SCOM
9 1 (0.061%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.061%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.061%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.061%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.061%) logstash
9 1 (0.061%) Salt
Vendors
1 98 (5.94%) Adobe
2 91 (5.52%) Microsoft
3 89 (5.40%) Google
4 57 (3.46%) Apple
5 53 (3.21%) Oracle
6 31 (1.88%) SAP
6 31 (1.88%) Xamarin
7 17 (1.03%) CA
8 14 (0.85%) HP
8 14 (0.85%) IBM
8 14 (0.85%) Citrix
8 14 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 13 (0.79%) VMware
9 13 (0.79%) Twitter
10 12 (0.73%) EPiServer
10 12 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.73%) Facebook
11 10 (0.61%) MobileIron
12 9 (0.55%) Coverity
12 9 (0.55%) Omniture
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £270.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £370 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £150 to £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £359 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £750 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago