The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Development
Rank 524 545 524
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 97 99 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 72
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £40.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41059 44815 43569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.50% 81.16% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27372 29040 28392
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1342 1199
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the UK.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the UK.

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 89 £445 +11.25% 66
North West +17 23 £550 +37.50% 10
London -16 23 £450 +5.88% 22
South East +20 16 £550 +34.14% 10
Manchester +6 14 £425 +17.24% 4
Yorkshire +20 8 £200 - 10
Oxfordshire +8 8 £550 +69.23% 5
West Midlands -2 8 £438 +36.71% 5
East of England +9 7 £350 -6.66% 5
West Yorkshire +26 6 £188 - 4
Coventry - 6 £438 -
Berkshire +10 5 £320 -28.08%
Scotland +15 3 - - 2
Bracknell +4 3 £315 -23.17%
Wales -5 3 £375 +14.50%
Wakefield - 3 £188 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
East Anglia - 3 - -
Leeds +15 2 - - 1
South Wales +4 2 £375 +14.50%
City of London -18 2 £450 +9.02% 5
Salford - 2 £419 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £310 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £275 - 3
Essex - 2 £438 -
Cheshire +11 1 £375 -16.89% 3
Crawley +7 1 £475 +46.15%
Chester +2 1 £375 -22.68%
West Sussex -3 1 £475 +22.58%
East Midlands -11 1 - - 1

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mobile Application Development.

1 192 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 86 (44.79%) JavaScript
3 70 (36.46%) Android
4 65 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (32.29%) HTML
5 62 (32.29%) CSS
6 61 (31.77%) Apple iOS
7 60 (31.25%) .NET
8 58 (30.21%) C#
9 56 (29.17%) Java
10 40 (20.83%) Android Development
11 39 (20.31%) Front End Development
12 38 (19.79%) Xamarin
13 34 (17.71%) Windows
13 34 (17.71%) NoSQL
14 33 (17.19%) iOS Development
14 33 (17.19%) Scrum
15 31 (16.15%) HTML5
16 30 (15.63%) SQL
17 28 (14.58%) Mobile Development
18 27 (14.06%) React
18 27 (14.06%) Web Services
19 26 (13.54%) SQL Server
20 25 (13.02%) Objective-C
21 24 (12.50%) AngularJS
22 23 (11.98%) CSS3
22 23 (11.98%) MVC
22 23 (11.98%) TDD
22 23 (11.98%) .NET Framework
23 22 (11.46%) Degree

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (11.46%) Umbraco
2 7 (3.65%) CMS
3 6 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.60%) Apache
5 4 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.08%) IIS
6 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.04%) Confluence
7 2 (1.04%) JBoss
7 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.52%) Kentico
8 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.52%) nginx
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (2.08%) GitHub
4 3 (1.56%) Bluemix
4 3 (1.56%) Heroku
4 3 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.04%) Lucidchart
5 2 (1.04%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.52%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.52%) Google Play
6 1 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) VPN
2 4 (2.08%) Softphone
2 4 (2.08%) VoIP
3 3 (1.56%) HTTP
3 3 (1.56%) Internet
3 3 (1.56%) NFC
4 2 (1.04%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.71%) NoSQL
2 26 (13.54%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.81%) MySQL
4 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.08%) GIS
5 4 (2.08%) Redis
6 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.04%) SQLite
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.52%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Power BI
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.73%) Android Studio
3 9 (4.69%) JIRA
4 7 (3.65%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.13%) CocoaPods
6 5 (2.60%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.60%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.08%) Maven
7 4 (2.08%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.08%) Xcode
8 3 (1.56%) Gradle
9 2 (1.04%) Calabash
9 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.04%) JMeter
9 2 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.52%) Grunt
10 1 (0.52%) JUnit
10 1 (0.52%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.52%) PhpStorm
General
1 13 (6.77%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Retail
3 8 (4.17%) Games
4 6 (3.13%) Banking
5 5 (2.60%) Marketing
6 4 (2.08%) French Language
6 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.56%) German Language
7 3 (1.56%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.56%) Publishing
7 3 (1.56%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.04%) Automotive
8 2 (1.04%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (63.54%) Developer
2 35 (18.23%) .NET Developer
3 29 (15.10%) Xamarin Developer
4 25 (13.02%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (13.02%) C# Developer
5 24 (12.50%) Android Developer
6 20 (10.42%) iOS Developer
7 19 (9.90%) NoSQL Developer
8 13 (6.77%) Mobile Developer
9 12 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Applications Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Consultant
10 11 (5.73%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.69%) Analyst
11 9 (4.69%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.65%) Mobility Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (32.29%) CSS
1 62 (32.29%) HTML
2 60 (31.25%) .NET
3 31 (16.15%) HTML5
4 27 (14.06%) React
4 27 (14.06%) Web Services
5 24 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 23 (11.98%) .NET Framework
6 23 (11.98%) CSS3
7 21 (10.94%) jQuery
8 17 (8.85%) Node.js
9 15 (7.81%) JSON
9 15 (7.81%) RESTful
10 13 (6.77%) XML
11 12 (6.25%) REST
12 9 (4.69%) Apache Cordova
12 9 (4.69%) ASP.NET
12 9 (4.69%) iOS SDK
12 9 (4.69%) Spring
12 9 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 192 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 20 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.77%) User Experience
4 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.65%) CESG
5 7 (3.65%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.13%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.60%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.08%) Fintech
8 4 (2.08%) NHS
9 3 (1.56%) Contactless
9 3 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.56%) EMV
9 3 (1.56%) iPhone
10 2 (1.04%) IPTV
10 2 (1.04%) MHEG
10 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.46%) Android
2 61 (31.77%) Apple iOS
3 34 (17.71%) Windows
4 14 (7.29%) Linux
5 12 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 10 (5.21%) Unix
7 9 (4.69%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.60%) webOS
8 5 (2.60%) Windows Phone 7
9 4 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.52%) MVS
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.83%) Android Development
3 39 (20.31%) Front End Development
4 33 (17.19%) iOS Development
4 33 (17.19%) Scrum
5 28 (14.58%) Mobile Development
6 23 (11.98%) MVC
6 23 (11.98%) TDD
7 18 (9.38%) Web Development
8 17 (8.85%) E-Commerce
9 16 (8.33%) OO
10 14 (7.29%) BDD
11 11 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.73%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.69%) Open Source
13 8 (4.17%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.65%) Logistics
14 7 (3.65%) Multithreading
14 7 (3.65%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (3.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 86 (44.79%) JavaScript
2 58 (30.21%) C#
3 56 (29.17%) Java
4 30 (15.63%) SQL
5 25 (13.02%) Objective-C
6 15 (7.81%) Apple Swift
7 12 (6.25%) C
8 11 (5.73%) C++
9 9 (4.69%) PHP
9 9 (4.69%) Ruby
10 6 (3.13%) Python
11 5 (2.60%) VB
12 2 (1.04%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.04%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.52%) COBOL
13 1 (0.52%) Go
13 1 (0.52%) R
13 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.46%) Degree
2 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.04%) ISEB
5 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.04%) PMP
5 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.60%) Docker
3 4 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (4.17%) AirWatch
2 7 (3.65%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.52%) Kibana
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (19.79%) Xamarin
2 14 (7.29%) Oracle
3 11 (5.73%) Apple
4 10 (5.21%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.65%) Citrix
5 7 (3.65%) VMware
6 5 (2.60%) Google
7 4 (2.08%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.08%) Samsung
7 4 (2.08%) Sybase
8 3 (1.56%) IBM
8 3 (1.56%) PayPal
8 3 (1.56%) Twitter
9 2 (1.04%) OpenText
9 2 (1.04%) OpenTV
9 2 (1.04%) Sencha
10 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.52%) Splunk
10 1 (0.52%) Tableau
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