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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 149 121 154
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +33
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 836 904 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.72% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.07% 5.60% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 604 418
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £31.45 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.19 £55.95 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +22.64%

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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
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 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -22 804 £400 - 431
London -21 415 £425 +6.25% 202
South East -30 129 £338 -3.57% 57
City of London +1 116 £450 - 57
North West +14 64 £365 +21.56% 57
South West +52 59 £400 +18.51% 24
East of England +4 47 £338 -15.88% 30
West Sussex +15 38 £325 +18.18% 2
East Midlands -4 34 £425 +60.37% 10
Cheshire +17 32 £365 +65.90% 23
Chester +28 28 £365 +121.21% 5
Crawley +19 27 £340 +23.63% 1
Berkshire -33 27 £313 +4.16% 8
Cambridgeshire +15 26 £315 -25.88% 14
Bristol +18 22 £413 +26.92% 9
West Midlands -14 19 £373 +35.45% 22
Buckinghamshire -4 18 £353 +8.46% 8
North East +2 16 £375 +127.27% 8
Surrey +12 15 £369 +6.11% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 15 £400 +142.42% 6
Tyne and Wear +3 15 £400 +142.42% 7
Scotland +2 15 £375 +70.45% 25
Yorkshire -41 14 £480 +47.69% 19
Gloucestershire +5 13 £375 +127.27% 4
Milton Keynes +4 12 £355 -21.11% 5
Kent +3 12 £350 -6.66% 8
Tunbridge Wells -2 12 £350 -3.44% 4
Manchester -14 12 £338 +3.84% 28
Peterborough +17 11 £250 -
Oxfordshire -16 11 £365 -8.75% 9

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 743 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 562 (35.96%) Android
3 557 (35.64%) Apple iOS
4 438 (28.02%) HTML
5 403 (25.78%) JavaScript
6 351 (22.46%) User Experience
7 345 (22.07%) CSS
8 310 (19.83%) Java
9 283 (18.11%) Android Development
10 274 (17.53%) iOS Development
11 263 (16.83%) HTML5
12 245 (15.67%) Mobile Application Development
13 244 (15.61%) Scrum
14 227 (14.52%) Web Services
15 207 (13.24%) Mobile Development
16 203 (12.99%) TDD
17 201 (12.86%) Finance
18 186 (11.90%) E-Commerce
19 174 (11.13%) Objective-C
20 166 (10.62%) C#
21 163 (10.43%) .NET
22 161 (10.30%) Git (software)
23 159 (10.17%) CSS3
24 158 (10.11%) OO
25 156 (9.98%) Degree
26 146 (9.34%) JSON
27 140 (8.96%) REST
28 134 (8.57%) XML
29 128 (8.19%) AngularJS
30 124 (7.93%) RESTful

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (4.03%) CMS
2 56 (3.58%) Node.js
3 25 (1.60%) Apache
4 22 (1.41%) IIS
5 18 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.15%) Confluence
6 16 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 15 (0.96%) Drupal
8 13 (0.83%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.58%) WordPress
9 9 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.51%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.45%) JBoss
11 7 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.38%) Lync
13 5 (0.32%) nginx
14 4 (0.26%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 62 (3.97%) Photoshop
2 37 (2.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (1.09%) MS Excel
4 16 (1.02%) MS Office
5 12 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.51%) MS Project
6 8 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.19%) InDesign
9 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.064%) Mingle
10 1 (0.064%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.064%) Maya
10 1 (0.064%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.32%) Maximo
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.19%) Magento
5 3 (0.19%) Tridion
6 2 (0.13%) Radian6
6 2 (0.13%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.13%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.064%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.98%) Adobe Analytics
4 17 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.77%) GitHub
7 10 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.64%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.51%) SaaS
9 6 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.19%) Heroku
13 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.13%) Force.com
14 1 (0.064%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.064%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.064%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.69%) Internet
1 42 (2.69%) HTTP
2 20 (1.28%) 3G
3 16 (1.02%) 4G
4 15 (0.96%) Wireshark
4 15 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.90%) Bluetooth
6 12 (0.77%) SDH
6 12 (0.77%) 2G
6 12 (0.77%) 2.5G
7 9 (0.58%) Wireless
7 9 (0.58%) DNS
7 9 (0.58%) Intranet
8 7 (0.45%) VPN
8 7 (0.45%) SSL
8 7 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.38%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.38%) LTE
9 6 (0.38%) NFC
10 5 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.48%) MySQL
3 30 (1.92%) SQLite
4 27 (1.73%) NoSQL
5 26 (1.66%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 21 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (0.83%) DB2
10 11 (0.70%) Big Data
11 10 (0.64%) CouchDB
12 9 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.51%) Couchbase
14 7 (0.45%) Redis
14 7 (0.45%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.26%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 161 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 70 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 62 (3.97%) Subversion
4 59 (3.77%) JIRA
5 55 (3.52%) Selenium
6 52 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 51 (3.26%) Xcode
8 43 (2.75%) Calabash
9 37 (2.37%) Android Studio
10 33 (2.11%) JUnit
11 31 (1.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 30 (1.92%) Eclipse
13 29 (1.86%) Maven
14 24 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (1.47%) Appium
16 22 (1.41%) Visual Studio
17 21 (1.34%) Axure RP
18 17 (1.09%) TeamCity
19 13 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 13 (0.83%) ClearCase
General
1 201 (12.86%) Finance
2 90 (5.76%) Retail
3 83 (5.31%) Banking
3 83 (5.31%) Marketing
4 45 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.43%) Games
6 24 (1.54%) Automotive
7 22 (1.41%) Advertising
8 21 (1.34%) Publishing
9 15 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.90%) Electronics
11 13 (0.83%) Legal
12 12 (0.77%) Arabic Language
13 11 (0.70%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.70%) Law
14 8 (0.51%) Local Government
15 7 (0.45%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.38%) Back Office
17 5 (0.32%) German Language
18 3 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 799 (51.12%) Developer
2 168 (10.75%) Android Developer
3 165 (10.56%) Mobile Developer
4 162 (10.36%) iOS Developer
5 137 (8.77%) Designer
6 114 (7.29%) Analyst
7 110 (7.04%) Architect
8 104 (6.65%) Project Manager
9 98 (6.27%) Senior Developer
10 85 (5.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 70 (4.48%) UX Designer
12 63 (4.03%) Applications Developer
13 62 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
14 59 (3.77%) Tester
15 50 (3.20%) Business Analyst
16 47 (3.01%) Front-End Developer
17 46 (2.94%) Java Developer
17 46 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
18 44 (2.82%) Consultant
19 40 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (28.02%) HTML
2 345 (22.07%) CSS
3 263 (16.83%) HTML5
4 227 (14.52%) Web Services
5 163 (10.43%) .NET
6 159 (10.17%) CSS3
7 146 (9.34%) JSON
8 140 (8.96%) REST
9 134 (8.57%) XML
10 128 (8.19%) AngularJS
11 124 (7.93%) RESTful
12 121 (7.74%) jQuery
13 99 (6.33%) Android SDK
14 87 (5.57%) SOAP
15 78 (4.99%) iOS SDK
16 69 (4.41%) ASP.NET
17 50 (3.20%) Backbone.js
18 48 (3.07%) Cocoa
19 46 (2.94%) Ajax
20 41 (2.62%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 351 (22.46%) User Experience
2 78 (4.99%) iPhone
3 71 (4.54%) Open Source
4 65 (4.16%) Computer Science
5 64 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 57 (3.65%) iPad
7 50 (3.20%) Social Media
8 48 (3.07%) Blackberry
9 32 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 28 (1.79%) Graphic Design
11 21 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
12 20 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.22%) Animation
14 18 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
15 15 (0.96%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 11 (0.70%) Kindle
17 11 (0.70%) Algorithms
18 9 (0.58%) Digital Media
18 9 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 562 (35.96%) Android
2 557 (35.64%) Apple iOS
3 118 (7.55%) Windows
4 82 (5.25%) Linux
5 48 (3.07%) UNIX
6 36 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
7 34 (2.18%) Windows Phone
8 29 (1.86%) Mac OS X
9 15 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.64%) Solaris
12 9 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
14 5 (0.32%) webOS
15 4 (0.26%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.19%) BlackBerry OS
17 2 (0.13%) VME
18 1 (0.064%) CentOS
18 1 (0.064%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (18.11%) Android Development
3 274 (17.53%) iOS Development
4 245 (15.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 244 (15.61%) Scrum
6 207 (13.24%) Mobile Development
7 203 (12.99%) TDD
8 186 (11.90%) E-Commerce
9 158 (10.11%) OO
10 121 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (7.04%) BDD
12 96 (6.14%) MVC
13 89 (5.69%) Software Engineering
14 85 (5.44%) Project Management
15 83 (5.31%) Analytics
16 67 (4.29%) Web Development
17 63 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
18 59 (3.77%) Automated Testing
19 55 (3.52%) Unit Testing
20 50 (3.20%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 403 (25.78%) JavaScript
2 310 (19.83%) Java
3 174 (11.13%) Objective-C
4 166 (10.62%) C#
5 106 (6.78%) SQL
6 71 (4.54%) PHP
7 66 (4.22%) Ruby
8 62 (3.97%) C++
9 46 (2.94%) Python
10 30 (1.92%) C
11 25 (1.60%) Apple Swift
12 24 (1.54%) Perl
13 16 (1.02%) Scala
13 16 (1.02%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.64%) Apex Code
16 9 (0.58%) XAML
17 7 (0.45%) Clojure
17 7 (0.45%) ActionScript
18 6 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 156 (9.98%) Degree
2 41 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.86%) ISEB
4 24 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.26%) OCP
8 4 (0.26%) OCA
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.26%) CISSP
8 4 (0.26%) OCAJ
9 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.19%) CISM
10 2 (0.13%) CISA
10 2 (0.13%) PMP
10 2 (0.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.12%) QA
2 10 (0.64%) SLA
3 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.19%) WCAG
5 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.32%) NFS
3 4 (0.26%) Firmware
3 4 (0.26%) Varnish
3 4 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.064%) NDS
5 1 (0.064%) iptables
5 1 (0.064%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (1.41%) Puppet
2 20 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.02%) Ansible
4 10 (0.64%) AirWatch
5 9 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.26%) CA LISA
6 4 (0.26%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.26%) SCCM
7 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.19%) yum
7 3 (0.19%) Nagios
8 1 (0.064%) SCOM
8 1 (0.064%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.064%) Nessus
8 1 (0.064%) Iperf
8 1 (0.064%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.064%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.064%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.064%) logstash
Vendors
1 99 (6.33%) Adobe
2 93 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 91 (5.82%) Google
4 63 (4.03%) Apple
5 54 (3.45%) Oracle
6 35 (2.24%) Xamarin
7 26 (1.66%) SAP
8 17 (1.09%) Citrix
8 17 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.02%) CA
9 16 (1.02%) VMware
10 15 (0.96%) HP
10 15 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (0.90%) IBM
11 14 (0.90%) Twitter
12 13 (0.83%) Facebook
13 12 (0.77%) EPiServer
14 11 (0.70%) MobileIron
15 10 (0.64%) Appcelerator
16 8 (0.51%) Omniture
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Rate: £400.00 - £415 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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