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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Development
Rank 565 524 506
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -18
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 90 130 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 88 80
Median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £37.03

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 -35 80 £400 -5.88% 52
London -20 42 £425 -5.55% 10
Yorkshire +14 12 £363 -19.44% 3
West Yorkshire +14 9 £363 -19.44% 3
Scotland +14 9 £388 +55.00% 1
South East +6 8 £388 +3.33% 5
East of England +5 5 £350 +16.66% 5
Leeds +4 5 £450 - 2
Glasgow - 5 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +22 4 £350 +16.66% 3
Cambridge +16 4 £350 +16.66% 2
West Midlands -27 4 £350 +7.69% 2
Berkshire +9 3 £375 +25.00%
South West +7 3 £350 - 2
North West +3 3 £475 +11.76% 19
Bristol +3 3 £350 - 2
Manchester - 3 £475 - 13
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £303 -28.82% 1
City of London -1 2 £500 +11.11%
North East -30 2 £315 -30.00% 2
Hampshire - 2 £400 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
Edinburgh - 2 £400 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £400 - 2
Tadcaster - 2 - -
Durham +8 1 £315 -1.56%
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -32 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 - 1

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 194 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 87 (44.85%) Android
3 84 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (39.69%) Apple iOS
5 60 (30.93%) Java
6 56 (28.87%) JavaScript
7 44 (22.68%) HTML
7 44 (22.68%) Scrum
8 42 (21.65%) Android Development
9 40 (20.62%) SQL
10 36 (18.56%) .NET
10 36 (18.56%) iOS Development
11 35 (18.04%) Windows
12 34 (17.53%) CSS
13 30 (15.46%) Mobile Development
14 29 (14.95%) SQL Server
14 29 (14.95%) TDD
15 28 (14.43%) Objective-C
16 27 (13.92%) Degree
16 27 (13.92%) HTML5
17 25 (12.89%) BDD
17 25 (12.89%) C#
18 23 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (11.34%) Linux
20 21 (10.82%) jQuery
20 21 (10.82%) Computer Science
20 21 (10.82%) CSS3
20 21 (10.82%) AngularJS
21 20 (10.31%) User Experience
21 20 (10.31%) QA

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 8 (4.12%) Apache
2 7 (3.61%) CMS
3 4 (2.06%) nginx
4 3 (1.55%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.03%) IIS
5 2 (1.03%) JBoss
5 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Maximo
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.58%) Bluemix
3 5 (2.58%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (2.06%) GitHub
5 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.03%) Lucidchart
5 2 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) AdSense
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.52%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.52%) Heroku
6 1 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.64%) VPN
2 6 (3.09%) VoIP
3 5 (2.58%) HTTP
4 4 (2.06%) Softphone
5 3 (1.55%) Network Security
5 3 (1.55%) SSL
6 2 (1.03%) NFC
6 2 (1.03%) RIP
7 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.22%) MySQL
3 7 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.55%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.55%) GIS
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.55%) Power BI
6 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (1.03%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) SQLite
6 2 (1.03%) SSDT
7 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.15%) JIRA
2 10 (5.15%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.12%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.61%) Android Studio
6 5 (2.58%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.58%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.58%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (2.58%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.06%) CocoaPods
7 4 (2.06%) Grunt
7 4 (2.06%) gulp
7 4 (2.06%) Mocha
7 4 (2.06%) Subversion
7 4 (2.06%) webpack
8 3 (1.55%) Calabash
8 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.03%) Gradle
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (9.28%) Finance
2 13 (6.70%) Banking
3 7 (3.61%) Marketing
3 7 (3.61%) Retail
4 5 (2.58%) Games
5 3 (1.55%) Publishing
6 2 (1.03%) French Language
6 2 (1.03%) German Language
6 2 (1.03%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Automotive
7 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (53.09%) Developer
2 26 (13.40%) Android Developer
3 23 (11.86%) iOS Developer
4 16 (8.25%) Scrum Master
5 13 (6.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (6.70%) Senior Developer
6 12 (6.19%) Analyst
6 12 (6.19%) Mobile Developer
6 12 (6.19%) QA Engineer
7 11 (5.67%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.67%) Senior QA Engineer
7 11 (5.67%) Xamarin Developer
8 10 (5.15%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.15%) Applications Engineer
8 10 (5.15%) Architect
8 10 (5.15%) Consultant
9 9 (4.64%) Applications Developer
9 9 (4.64%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.64%) Mobility Engineer
10 8 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.68%) HTML
2 36 (18.56%) .NET
3 34 (17.53%) CSS
4 27 (13.92%) HTML5
5 21 (10.82%) AngularJS
5 21 (10.82%) CSS3
5 21 (10.82%) jQuery
6 20 (10.31%) Web Services
7 18 (9.28%) React
8 14 (7.22%) J2EE
8 14 (7.22%) JSON
8 14 (7.22%) RESTful
9 13 (6.70%) XML
10 11 (5.67%) EJB
10 11 (5.67%) JMS
10 11 (5.67%) REST
10 11 (5.67%) SOAP
11 9 (4.64%) Apache Cordova
11 9 (4.64%) Node.js
12 7 (3.61%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 194 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 21 (10.82%) Computer Science
3 20 (10.31%) User Experience
4 13 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.64%) CESG
6 8 (4.12%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.09%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.06%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.06%) iPhone
9 4 (2.06%) NHS
9 4 (2.06%) Social Media
10 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.55%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.55%) Fintech
10 3 (1.55%) iPad
10 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 87 (44.85%) Android
2 77 (39.69%) Apple iOS
3 35 (18.04%) Windows
4 22 (11.34%) Linux
5 16 (8.25%) Windows Server
6 12 (6.19%) Windows Phone
7 9 (4.64%) Unix
8 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.55%) webOS
8 3 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.68%) Scrum
3 42 (21.65%) Android Development
4 36 (18.56%) iOS Development
5 30 (15.46%) Mobile Development
6 29 (14.95%) TDD
7 25 (12.89%) BDD
8 23 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (9.79%) Front End Development
10 18 (9.28%) MVC
11 17 (8.76%) Web Development
12 15 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (7.22%) OO
14 13 (6.70%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.19%) Automated Testing
15 12 (6.19%) Exploratory Testing
16 11 (5.67%) DevOps
16 11 (5.67%) User Stories
17 10 (5.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.93%) Java
2 56 (28.87%) JavaScript
3 40 (20.62%) SQL
4 28 (14.43%) Objective-C
5 25 (12.89%) C#
6 17 (8.76%) Apple Swift
7 12 (6.19%) PHP
7 12 (6.19%) Ruby
8 11 (5.67%) C
8 11 (5.67%) C++
9 5 (2.58%) Python
10 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.03%) VB
12 1 (0.52%) Go
12 1 (0.52%) R
12 1 (0.52%) Scala
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (13.92%) Degree
2 11 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMP
6 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.31%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.55%) Docker
4 2 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (4.64%) AirWatch
1 9 (4.64%) XenMobile
2 4 (2.06%) Puppet
3 3 (1.55%) Ansible
3 3 (1.55%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (8.25%) Oracle
2 15 (7.73%) Google
3 14 (7.22%) Xamarin
4 13 (6.70%) Apple
4 13 (6.70%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.64%) Citrix
5 9 (4.64%) VMware
6 6 (3.09%) Samsung
7 4 (2.06%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.06%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.06%) Sybase
7 4 (2.06%) Twitter
8 3 (1.55%) OpenText
8 3 (1.55%) SAP
8 3 (1.55%) Sencha
9 2 (1.03%) PayPal
9 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.52%) Facebook
10 1 (0.52%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.52%) Tableau
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