Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile App over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mobile Application
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 120 99
Rank change year-on-year +42 -21 +15
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 215 136 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.03% 2.06% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.97% 5.02% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 108 172
City of London median daily rate £475 £481 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +13.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £363 £289
90th Percentile £625 £588 £598
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.96 £187.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.20% -89.35% +541.03%
10th Percentile £18.50 £17.16 £181.25
90th Percentile £21.50 £22.69 £193.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.96 £187.50
% change year-on-year +0.20% -89.35% +413.70%

Mobile App is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3086 2710 3607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.54% 41.09% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2400 2120 2867
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 56
City of London median hourly rate £22.26 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £55.00 £42.12
Central London median hourly rate £21.31 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.51% -7.75% +14.29%

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Mobile App as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile App in the City of London

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile App in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile App in the City of London

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile App in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile App in the City of London

Mobile App
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile App in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 119 (55.35%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (34.42%) JavaScript
3 67 (31.16%) Apple iOS
4 60 (27.91%) User Experience
4 60 (27.91%) HTML
4 60 (27.91%) Java
4 60 (27.91%) Finance
5 59 (27.44%) Android
6 58 (26.98%) TDD
7 57 (26.51%) Scrum
8 46 (21.40%) BDD
9 43 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 39 (18.14%) CSS
11 37 (17.21%) Banking
11 37 (17.21%) HTML5
11 37 (17.21%) AngularJS
12 29 (13.49%) Mobile Application Development
12 29 (13.49%) Web Services
13 28 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (13.02%) QA
14 26 (12.09%) C#
14 26 (12.09%) Git (software)
14 26 (12.09%) iOS Development
15 25 (11.63%) Appium
15 25 (11.63%) React Native
15 25 (11.63%) Cucumber
15 25 (11.63%) SQL
16 24 (11.16%) Prototyping
17 23 (10.70%) Greenfield Project
17 23 (10.70%) Objective-C

Mobile App
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (3.26%) Confluence
2 5 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.40%) Mule
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (5.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (4.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (4.19%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.93%) InVision
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.47%) InDesign
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.40%) Radian6
2 3 (1.40%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.79%) GitHub
3 6 (2.79%) Google Play
4 5 (2.33%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.86%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.86%) PaaS
6 3 (1.40%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (1.40%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.40%) CloudBees
6 3 (1.40%) npm
6 3 (1.40%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 3 (1.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) IaaS
7 2 (0.93%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.47%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) CTI
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) NFC
3 1 (0.47%) SSH
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.72%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (3.26%) MySQL
3 6 (2.79%) Big Data
3 6 (2.79%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (2.33%) Blockchain
4 5 (2.33%) Neo4j
4 5 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.33%) Redis
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.93%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.93%) SQLite
7 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.63%) Appium
2 25 (11.63%) Cucumber
3 19 (8.84%) Selenium
4 18 (8.37%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.58%) JIRA
6 9 (4.19%) Axure RP
6 9 (4.19%) Jasmine
7 8 (3.72%) Calabash
8 7 (3.26%) gulp
8 7 (3.26%) SonarQube
8 7 (3.26%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.26%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.26%) webpack
9 6 (2.79%) Grunt
9 6 (2.79%) PhantomJS
10 5 (2.33%) Gradle
10 5 (2.33%) JUnit
10 5 (2.33%) LoadRunner
10 5 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 60 (27.91%) Finance
2 37 (17.21%) Banking
3 12 (5.58%) Retail
4 8 (3.72%) Marketing
5 7 (3.26%) Games
5 7 (3.26%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.79%) Publishing
7 3 (1.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.93%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (37.21%) Developer
2 24 (11.16%) Analyst
3 23 (10.70%) Designer
4 13 (6.05%) iOS Developer
5 12 (5.58%) Business Analyst
5 12 (5.58%) UX Designer
6 10 (4.65%) Architect
6 10 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 10 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.19%) Android Developer
7 9 (4.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (4.19%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.19%) UI Developer
7 9 (4.19%) Visual Designer
8 8 (3.72%) Mobile Developer
8 8 (3.72%) Xamarin Developer
9 7 (3.26%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.26%) Developer in Test
9 7 (3.26%) QA Engineer
10 6 (2.79%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (27.91%) HTML
2 39 (18.14%) CSS
3 37 (17.21%) AngularJS
3 37 (17.21%) HTML5
4 29 (13.49%) Web Services
5 25 (11.63%) React Native
6 20 (9.30%) React
7 19 (8.84%) RESTful
8 17 (7.91%) XML
9 15 (6.98%) Gherkin
9 15 (6.98%) Spring
10 14 (6.51%) .NET
10 14 (6.51%) CSS3
10 14 (6.51%) Node.js
10 14 (6.51%) REST
11 12 (5.58%) Jest
11 12 (5.58%) SOAP
12 11 (5.12%) JSON
12 11 (5.12%) Spring Boot
13 10 (4.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 60 (27.91%) User Experience
2 23 (10.70%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.26%) Fintech
5 6 (2.79%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.79%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.79%) Mobile Games
6 5 (2.33%) Social Media
6 5 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.86%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.86%) PDA
8 3 (1.40%) IVR
9 2 (0.93%) Java Card
9 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.16%) Apple iOS
2 59 (27.44%) Android
3 5 (2.33%) Windows
4 3 (1.40%) zOS
5 1 (0.47%) Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Unix
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (55.35%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (26.98%) TDD
3 57 (26.51%) Scrum
4 46 (21.40%) BDD
5 43 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 29 (13.49%) Mobile Application Development
7 28 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (12.09%) iOS Development
9 24 (11.16%) Prototyping
10 22 (10.23%) Android Development
10 22 (10.23%) Software Engineering
11 19 (8.84%) Pair Programming
11 19 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (8.37%) E-Commerce
13 17 (7.91%) Functional Testing
13 17 (7.91%) Wireframes
14 16 (7.44%) DevOps
14 16 (7.44%) Front End Development
15 14 (6.51%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 14 (6.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 74 (34.42%) JavaScript
2 60 (27.91%) Java
3 26 (12.09%) C#
4 25 (11.63%) SQL
5 23 (10.70%) Objective-C
6 22 (10.23%) Apple Swift
7 12 (5.58%) Ruby
8 5 (2.33%) ES6
8 5 (2.33%) GraphQL
9 4 (1.86%) C
10 3 (1.40%) C++
10 3 (1.40%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.93%) PHP
11 2 (0.93%) Python
12 1 (0.47%) Groovy
12 1 (0.47%) R
12 1 (0.47%) Scala
12 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (6.98%) Degree
2 5 (2.33%) APMP
3 4 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.93%) ISEB
4 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.02%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (4.19%) Docker
2 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.47%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (8.37%) Adobe
2 12 (5.58%) Google
2 12 (5.58%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.33%) Apple
3 5 (2.33%) HP
4 3 (1.40%) Conga
4 3 (1.40%) DocuSign
4 3 (1.40%) IBM
4 3 (1.40%) Informatica
4 3 (1.40%) Pardot
4 3 (1.40%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.93%) AppDynamics
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.93%) Perforce
5 2 (0.93%) Splunk
5 2 (0.93%) Telerik
6 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.47%) CA
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat