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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 148 119 158
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +39
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 845 930 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.71% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.99% 5.50% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 629 428
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 £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £529 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 9
Average hourly rate £38.35 £31.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.74% +43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £32.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.35 £32.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.84% +45.45%

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
16926 16915 15102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.33% 31.05% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10398 10470 9012
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
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 646 656 657
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 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 1 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 1 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 -24 816 £400 - 397
London -23 418 £413 - 179
South East -33 139 £340 -15.00% 47
City of London +3 116 £431 -4.16% 56
North West +7 66 £370 +13.84% 65
East of England +16 51 £331 -11.66% 22
South West +30 50 £400 -17.94% 28
Cheshire +26 34 £388 +10.71% 29
East Midlands +2 34 £425 +60.37% 9
Berkshire -41 32 £400 - 8
West Sussex +10 31 £325 +18.18% 1
Chester - 29 £365 - 18
Cambridgeshire +16 26 £315 -30.00% 6
Crawley +15 22 £340 +23.63%
West Midlands -16 21 £388 +29.16% 19
Bristol +20 20 £400 +23.07% 13
Buckinghamshire -16 19 £350 -12.50% 8
Hampshire -16 19 £375 -16.66% 5
Surrey +13 18 £369 +6.11% 12
Yorkshire -34 18 £325 - 18
Manchester -19 16 £338 +3.84% 22
Scotland +8 15 £400 -5.88% 15
Hertfordshire +8 14 £375 +32.15% 8
West Yorkshire -33 14 £325 - 11
Milton Keynes -6 13 £340 -32.00% 4
North East +8 12 £400 - 7
Gloucestershire 0 12 £375 - 1
Kent -4 12 £330 -12.00% 4
Peterborough +14 11 £250 -50.00%
Watford +13 11 £375 +57.89%

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 718 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (35.05%) Android
3 546 (34.80%) Apple iOS
4 444 (28.30%) HTML
5 412 (26.26%) JavaScript
6 349 (22.24%) CSS
7 326 (20.78%) User Experience
8 298 (18.99%) Java
9 272 (17.34%) HTML5
10 268 (17.08%) Android Development
11 262 (16.70%) iOS Development
12 239 (15.23%) Scrum
13 232 (14.79%) Mobile Application Development
14 220 (14.02%) Web Services
15 209 (13.32%) Finance
16 197 (12.56%) TDD
17 189 (12.05%) Mobile Development
18 184 (11.73%) E-Commerce
19 166 (10.58%) Objective-C
20 163 (10.39%) CSS3
21 156 (9.94%) .NET
22 151 (9.62%) C#
23 142 (9.05%) Git (software)
24 141 (8.99%) Degree
24 141 (8.99%) OO
25 134 (8.54%) JSON
26 130 (8.29%) AngularJS
27 128 (8.16%) XML
28 127 (8.09%) jQuery
29 123 (7.84%) Windows

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.02%) CMS
2 59 (3.76%) Node.js
3 21 (1.34%) IIS
4 20 (1.27%) Confluence
5 17 (1.08%) Apache
6 15 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (0.89%) Drupal
7 14 (0.89%) Umbraco
7 14 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.57%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.57%) WordPress
11 7 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.38%) JBoss
13 5 (0.32%) Lync
13 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.32%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 70 (4.46%) Photoshop
2 45 (2.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (1.53%) MS Office
4 20 (1.27%) MS Excel
5 13 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.57%) MS Project
8 6 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.25%) InDesign
10 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.064%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.064%) Maya
11 1 (0.064%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.064%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.064%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.32%) Maximo
1 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.25%) Magento
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.19%) Tridion
3 3 (0.19%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.13%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.13%) Radian6
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.064%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.98%) Adobe Analytics
3 29 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.76%) GitHub
5 12 (0.76%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.45%) SaaS
9 6 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.25%) Heroku
11 4 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.064%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.064%) Force.com
13 1 (0.064%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.80%) HTTP
2 43 (2.74%) Internet
3 18 (1.15%) 3G
4 15 (0.96%) Wireshark
5 14 (0.89%) Bluetooth
5 14 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.83%) 4G
7 11 (0.70%) SSL
8 10 (0.64%) SDH
8 10 (0.64%) 2G
8 10 (0.64%) 2.5G
9 9 (0.57%) Wireless
9 9 (0.57%) DNS
10 8 (0.51%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.45%) VPN
12 6 (0.38%) Intranet
12 6 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (0.32%) LTE
13 5 (0.32%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.95%) MySQL
3 26 (1.66%) NoSQL
4 24 (1.53%) SQLite
5 21 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 19 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (0.83%) DB2
10 12 (0.76%) Big Data
11 9 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.51%) Couchbase
12 8 (0.51%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.45%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.45%) Redis
14 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 142 (9.05%) Git (software)
2 67 (4.27%) Jenkins
3 59 (3.76%) JIRA
3 59 (3.76%) Subversion
4 53 (3.38%) Cucumber
5 51 (3.25%) Selenium
6 50 (3.19%) Xcode
7 43 (2.74%) Calabash
8 37 (2.36%) Android Studio
9 35 (2.23%) JUnit
10 30 (1.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 28 (1.78%) Eclipse
12 27 (1.72%) Maven
13 26 (1.66%) Visual Studio
14 22 (1.40%) Appium
15 21 (1.34%) TeamCity
16 20 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (1.27%) Axure RP
17 14 (0.89%) Robolectric
18 12 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 209 (13.32%) Finance
2 91 (5.80%) Banking
3 81 (5.16%) Marketing
3 81 (5.16%) Retail
4 45 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 39 (2.49%) Games
6 24 (1.53%) Publishing
6 24 (1.53%) Automotive
7 22 (1.40%) Advertising
8 14 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.83%) Electronics
9 13 (0.83%) Legal
10 12 (0.76%) Arabic Language
11 11 (0.70%) Law
11 11 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.51%) Local Government
12 8 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.32%) Back Office
13 5 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 774 (49.33%) Developer
2 157 (10.01%) Android Developer
3 155 (9.88%) iOS Developer
4 149 (9.50%) Mobile Developer
5 141 (8.99%) Designer
6 135 (8.60%) Analyst
7 106 (6.76%) Architect
8 104 (6.63%) Project Manager
9 93 (5.93%) Senior Developer
10 82 (5.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 68 (4.33%) UX Designer
12 65 (4.14%) Business Analyst
13 61 (3.89%) Tester
14 59 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
15 57 (3.63%) Applications Developer
16 51 (3.25%) Front-End Developer
17 48 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
18 44 (2.80%) Java Developer
18 44 (2.80%) Test Analyst
19 43 (2.74%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (28.30%) HTML
2 349 (22.24%) CSS
3 272 (17.34%) HTML5
4 220 (14.02%) Web Services
5 163 (10.39%) CSS3
6 156 (9.94%) .NET
7 134 (8.54%) JSON
8 130 (8.29%) AngularJS
9 128 (8.16%) XML
10 127 (8.09%) jQuery
11 121 (7.71%) REST
11 121 (7.71%) RESTful
12 90 (5.74%) Android SDK
13 76 (4.84%) SOAP
14 74 (4.72%) iOS SDK
15 62 (3.95%) ASP.NET
16 50 (3.19%) Backbone.js
17 47 (3.00%) Ajax
18 46 (2.93%) Cocoa
19 44 (2.80%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 326 (20.78%) User Experience
2 82 (5.23%) iPhone
3 71 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (4.21%) Open Source
5 61 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 59 (3.76%) iPad
7 55 (3.51%) Social Media
8 40 (2.55%) Blackberry
9 32 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.72%) Graphic Design
11 24 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
12 22 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
13 19 (1.21%) Animation
14 15 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.89%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.76%) PKI
17 11 (0.70%) Online Banking
17 11 (0.70%) Kindle
17 11 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 550 (35.05%) Android
2 546 (34.80%) Apple iOS
3 123 (7.84%) Windows
4 84 (5.35%) Linux
5 46 (2.93%) UNIX
6 36 (2.29%) Windows Phone
7 34 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
8 29 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 20 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.76%) Windows Phone 8
12 10 (0.64%) Solaris
13 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.38%) webOS
14 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.19%) BlackBerry OS
16 2 (0.13%) VME
17 1 (0.064%) SUSE
17 1 (0.064%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (17.08%) Android Development
3 262 (16.70%) iOS Development
4 239 (15.23%) Scrum
5 232 (14.79%) Mobile Application Development
6 197 (12.56%) TDD
7 189 (12.05%) Mobile Development
8 184 (11.73%) E-Commerce
9 141 (8.99%) OO
10 107 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
11 102 (6.50%) BDD
12 89 (5.67%) MVC
13 84 (5.35%) Project Management
14 81 (5.16%) Software Engineering
15 79 (5.04%) Analytics
16 67 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
17 66 (4.21%) Web Development
18 59 (3.76%) Automated Testing
19 53 (3.38%) Waterfall
19 53 (3.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 412 (26.26%) JavaScript
2 298 (18.99%) Java
3 166 (10.58%) Objective-C
4 151 (9.62%) C#
5 101 (6.44%) SQL
6 78 (4.97%) PHP
7 56 (3.57%) Ruby
8 46 (2.93%) C++
9 42 (2.68%) Python
10 31 (1.98%) C
11 25 (1.59%) Apple Swift
12 18 (1.15%) Perl
13 16 (1.02%) Scala
14 12 (0.76%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.64%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.64%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.51%) XAML
17 6 (0.38%) Clojure
17 6 (0.38%) PHP5
17 6 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 141 (8.99%) Degree
2 40 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.04%) ISEB
4 22 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.25%) OCAJ
10 4 (0.25%) OCP
10 4 (0.25%) OCA
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.13%) CCSP
11 2 (0.13%) CCNP
11 2 (0.13%) CCNA
11 2 (0.13%) PhD
11 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.40%) QA
2 11 (0.70%) SLA
3 10 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.13%) WCAG
5 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.51%) Firmware
3 6 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.32%) NFS
5 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.13%) Varnish
6 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.064%) iptables
7 1 (0.064%) NDS
Systems Management
1 22 (1.40%) Puppet
2 19 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.02%) Ansible
4 11 (0.70%) AirWatch
5 10 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.32%) SCCM
7 4 (0.25%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.19%) Nagios
8 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.19%) yum
9 2 (0.13%) Netcool
9 2 (0.13%) OpenView
9 2 (0.13%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.13%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.064%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.064%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.064%) logstash
10 1 (0.064%) Salt
10 1 (0.064%) Kibana
10 1 (0.064%) Iperf
Vendors
1 103 (6.56%) Adobe
2 93 (5.93%) Google
3 89 (5.67%) Microsoft
4 64 (4.08%) Apple
5 53 (3.38%) Oracle
6 33 (2.10%) Xamarin
7 25 (1.59%) SAP
8 24 (1.53%) VMware
9 23 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.15%) Citrix
11 15 (0.96%) HP
11 15 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (0.89%) Twitter
12 14 (0.89%) IBM
12 14 (0.89%) CA
13 13 (0.83%) Facebook
14 12 (0.76%) EPiServer
15 11 (0.70%) MobileIron
16 9 (0.57%) Appcelerator
16 9 (0.57%) F5
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Success Digital
Rate: £350-400 Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum Paid weekly
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Spa
Rate: £300-350 pd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago