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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Development
Rank 560 521 474
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -47
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 101 141 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 101 82
Median daily rate £415 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £33.55

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
45124 46910 43512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.26% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29802 30476 26956
Median daily rate £438 £423 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 1272 1173
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.01 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +27.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -39 95 £415 -2.35% 56
London -9 58 £450 - 20
Yorkshire +9 12 £363 +20.83% 3
East of England +13 7 £350 +55.55% 7
Cambridgeshire +25 6 £350 +55.55% 2
Cambridge +21 6 £350 +55.55% 2
Scotland +18 6 £313 +13.63% 1
West Yorkshire +12 6 £363 +20.83% 2
South East -2 6 £400 +10.34% 11
City of London +18 5 £444 -1.38% 1
Tadcaster - 5 - -
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
North West +10 4 £450 +15.38% 9
Manchester -8 4 £450 +17.64% 3
Leeds +4 3 £450 +50.00% 1
South West +2 3 £350 - 1
Bristol -1 3 £350 - 1
North East -26 3 £313 -30.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £303 -24.37% 1
Edinburgh +2 2 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 2 £310 -31.11% 1
Tyne and Wear -29 2 £310 -31.11% 1
West Midlands -33 2 £375 +1.69% 3
Hampshire - 2 £400 - 3
Southampton - 2 £400 - 2
Crawley +7 1 £550 +57.14%
Durham +7 1 £315 -1.56%
Dundee +6 1 £225 -
Surrey +5 1 £400 - 1
West Sussex +2 1 £550 +57.14%

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 86 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (40.20%) Android
4 73 (36.68%) Apple iOS
5 57 (28.64%) Java
6 50 (25.13%) Scrum
7 42 (21.11%) JavaScript
8 39 (19.60%) SQL
9 38 (19.10%) Android Development
10 35 (17.59%) iOS Development
10 35 (17.59%) .NET
11 33 (16.58%) HTML
11 33 (16.58%) TDD
12 31 (15.58%) Windows
12 31 (15.58%) Mobile Development
13 30 (15.08%) BDD
14 27 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (13.57%) SQL Server
14 27 (13.57%) Objective-C
15 25 (12.56%) Degree
15 25 (12.56%) C#
16 23 (11.56%) CSS
17 22 (11.06%) Linux
17 22 (11.06%) Finance
17 22 (11.06%) QA
18 21 (10.55%) HTML5
19 20 (10.05%) Git (software)
19 20 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
19 20 (10.05%) AngularJS
19 20 (10.05%) Google

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 7 (3.52%) Apache
2 6 (3.02%) CMS
3 4 (2.01%) nginx
4 3 (1.51%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.01%) IIS
5 2 (1.01%) JBoss
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.01%) WordPress
6 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.50%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.50%) Drupal
6 1 (0.50%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Maximo
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.51%) GitHub
4 4 (2.01%) Bluemix
4 4 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.01%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (2.01%) Lucidchart
5 2 (1.01%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.01%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) AdSense
6 1 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.50%) IaaS
6 1 (0.50%) PaaS
6 1 (0.50%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.52%) VoIP
1 7 (3.52%) VPN
2 4 (2.01%) HTTP
2 4 (2.01%) Softphone
3 3 (1.51%) SSL
4 2 (1.01%) Network Security
4 2 (1.01%) NFC
4 2 (1.01%) RIP
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.53%) MySQL
3 9 (4.52%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.51%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.51%) GIS
5 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.51%) Power BI
5 3 (1.51%) SQLite
6 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.01%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.01%) SSDT
7 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.03%) JIRA
4 9 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.02%) Android Studio
5 8 (4.02%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.52%) Subversion
7 6 (3.02%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.51%) Grunt
8 5 (2.51%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.51%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (2.01%) CocoaPods
9 4 (2.01%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.01%) gulp
9 4 (2.01%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.01%) Mocha
9 4 (2.01%) webpack
10 3 (1.51%) Calabash
10 3 (1.51%) JUnit
11 2 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 22 (11.06%) Finance
2 11 (5.53%) Banking
3 8 (4.02%) Automotive
3 8 (4.02%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.52%) Legal
4 7 (3.52%) Marketing
5 5 (2.51%) Games
6 4 (2.01%) Publishing
6 4 (2.01%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Advertising
7 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (50.75%) Developer
2 24 (12.06%) Android Developer
3 23 (11.56%) iOS Developer
4 22 (11.06%) Scrum Master
5 15 (7.54%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (6.53%) QA Engineer
6 13 (6.53%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.03%) Analyst
7 12 (6.03%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.03%) Senior QA Engineer
8 11 (5.53%) Applications Developer
8 11 (5.53%) Architect
8 11 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.03%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.03%) Applications Engineer
9 10 (5.03%) Consultant
10 9 (4.52%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.52%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.52%) Xamarin Developer
11 8 (4.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.59%) .NET
2 33 (16.58%) HTML
3 23 (11.56%) CSS
4 21 (10.55%) HTML5
5 20 (10.05%) AngularJS
5 20 (10.05%) Web Services
6 19 (9.55%) jQuery
7 18 (9.05%) J2EE
8 17 (8.54%) XML
9 15 (7.54%) CSS3
9 15 (7.54%) EJB
9 15 (7.54%) JMS
9 15 (7.54%) SOAP
10 14 (7.04%) REST
11 12 (6.03%) JSON
11 12 (6.03%) React
11 12 (6.03%) RESTful
12 9 (4.52%) Node.js
13 8 (4.02%) .NET Framework
13 8 (4.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 199 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 20 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (9.55%) User Experience
4 18 (9.05%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.52%) CESG
6 6 (3.02%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.51%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.51%) Social Media
8 4 (2.01%) iPhone
8 4 (2.01%) NHS
9 3 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.51%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.51%) iPad
9 3 (1.51%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.01%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (40.20%) Android
2 73 (36.68%) Apple iOS
3 31 (15.58%) Windows
4 22 (11.06%) Linux
5 14 (7.04%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.52%) Unix
7 7 (3.52%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (25.13%) Scrum
3 38 (19.10%) Android Development
4 35 (17.59%) iOS Development
5 33 (16.58%) TDD
6 31 (15.58%) Mobile Development
7 30 (15.08%) BDD
8 27 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (7.54%) Automated Testing
10 15 (7.54%) MVC
11 14 (7.04%) Coaching
11 14 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (6.53%) OO
12 13 (6.53%) User Stories
13 12 (6.03%) Exploratory Testing
13 12 (6.03%) Web Development
14 11 (5.53%) Black-Box Testing
14 11 (5.53%) Front End Development
14 11 (5.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.64%) Java
2 42 (21.11%) JavaScript
3 39 (19.60%) SQL
4 27 (13.57%) Objective-C
5 25 (12.56%) C#
6 15 (7.54%) Apple Swift
7 12 (6.03%) PHP
8 11 (5.53%) C++
9 10 (5.03%) C
9 10 (5.03%) Ruby
10 8 (4.02%) Python
11 5 (2.51%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.01%) VB
13 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (1.01%) XAML
15 1 (0.50%) R
15 1 (0.50%) Scala
15 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (12.56%) Degree
2 8 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.52%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.52%) PMP
3 7 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.01%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.06%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.01%) Docker
4 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) AirWatch
1 7 (3.52%) XenMobile
2 4 (2.01%) Puppet
3 3 (1.51%) Ansible
3 3 (1.51%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (10.05%) Google
2 16 (8.04%) Oracle
3 12 (6.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.03%) Xamarin
4 11 (5.53%) Apple
5 7 (3.52%) Citrix
5 7 (3.52%) VMware
6 6 (3.02%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.02%) Samsung
7 4 (2.01%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.01%) Sybase
8 3 (1.51%) SAP
8 3 (1.51%) Sencha
9 2 (1.01%) OpenText
9 2 (1.01%) PayPal
9 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.01%) Twitter
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe
10 1 (0.50%) Cognos
10 1 (0.50%) Tableau
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