The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Mobile Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Development
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 522 493
Rank change year-on-year +64 -29  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 131 101 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 97
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £338
% change year-on-year -8.53% +21.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £33.97 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -1.17%  

Mobile Application Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36558 40684 41140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.69% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24009 27323 26926
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 955 1136
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Application Development in England

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Application Development in England

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Application Development in England

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Application Development in England

Mobile Application Development
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
London -23 58 £438 -7.89% 22
North West +36 16 £400 -10.11% 15
South East +35 12 £400 -8.57% 17
East of England +2 11 £400 +14.28% 3
East Midlands -4 8 £375 -39.02%
North East +74 7 £319 -5.20% 1
South West +10 7 £338 -43.98% 5
Yorkshire +28 6 £338 - 2
West Midlands +27 5 £338 -3.57% 4
Mobile Application Development
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Mobile Application Development.

1 215 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 100 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 93 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (37.67%) Apple iOS
5 78 (36.28%) Android
6 70 (32.56%) HTML
7 58 (26.98%) TDD
8 55 (25.58%) Java
9 53 (24.65%) C#
9 53 (24.65%) Android Development
10 51 (23.72%) iOS Development
11 46 (21.40%) CSS
12 44 (20.47%) AngularJS
13 41 (19.07%) React
14 39 (18.14%) HTML5
15 38 (17.67%) Finance
16 35 (16.28%) MVC
16 35 (16.28%) Scrum
16 35 (16.28%) .NET
16 35 (16.28%) Xamarin
17 33 (15.35%) User Experience
17 33 (15.35%) Web Services
18 31 (14.42%) jQuery
19 29 (13.49%) Spring
20 27 (12.56%) SOAP
21 26 (12.09%) Objective-C
21 26 (12.09%) Open Source
21 26 (12.09%) Node.js
21 26 (12.09%) REST
22 25 (11.63%) CSS3

Mobile Application Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 18 (8.37%) CMS
2 8 (3.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (3.72%) JBoss
2 8 (3.72%) WordPress
3 5 (2.33%) IIS
3 5 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.40%) Drupal
5 3 (1.40%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.93%) Confluence
6 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) Documentum
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.47%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.79%) GitHub
2 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.47%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) Internet
2 6 (2.79%) HTTP
2 6 (2.79%) X.509
3 4 (1.86%) DNS
4 3 (1.40%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.40%) Intranet
4 3 (1.40%) NFC
4 3 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.47%) CTI
5 1 (0.47%) Extranet
5 1 (0.47%) SMS
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.19%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.79%) MySQL
4 5 (2.33%) Big Data
5 4 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.47%) QlikView
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (11.16%) JUnit
2 23 (10.70%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.91%) jMock
3 17 (7.91%) Mockito
4 15 (6.98%) Grunt
4 15 (6.98%) gulp
5 10 (4.65%) Jasmine
5 10 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (4.65%) Mocha
6 9 (4.19%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.19%) JIRA
6 9 (4.19%) Sinon.JS
7 8 (3.72%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.26%) NUnit
9 6 (2.79%) Subversion
10 5 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.33%) Xcode
11 4 (1.86%) git-flow
12 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (17.67%) Finance
2 22 (10.23%) Banking
3 12 (5.58%) Marketing
4 11 (5.12%) Retail
5 4 (1.86%) Electronics
5 4 (1.86%) Games
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 152 (70.70%) Developer
2 30 (13.95%) iOS Developer
3 29 (13.49%) Android Developer
4 28 (13.02%) Mobile Developer
5 27 (12.56%) Xamarin Developer
6 24 (11.16%) Applications Developer
7 23 (10.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 20 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 17 (7.91%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (6.51%) iOS Android Developer
11 12 (5.58%) Senior Developer
12 11 (5.12%) Analyst
12 11 (5.12%) Java Developer
13 10 (4.65%) Business Analyst
14 9 (4.19%) Architect
15 8 (3.72%) .NET Developer
15 8 (3.72%) C# Developer
16 7 (3.26%) Software Developer
17 6 (2.79%) Full Stack Developer
17 6 (2.79%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (32.56%) HTML
2 46 (21.40%) CSS
3 44 (20.47%) AngularJS
4 41 (19.07%) React
5 39 (18.14%) HTML5
6 35 (16.28%) .NET
7 33 (15.35%) Web Services
8 31 (14.42%) jQuery
9 29 (13.49%) Spring
10 27 (12.56%) SOAP
11 26 (12.09%) Node.js
11 26 (12.09%) REST
12 25 (11.63%) CSS3
12 25 (11.63%) Hibernate
13 23 (10.70%) J2EE
14 20 (9.30%) JSON
15 19 (8.84%) Apache Cordova
15 19 (8.84%) RESTful
16 17 (7.91%) Spring MVC
17 15 (6.98%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 215 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 33 (15.35%) User Experience
3 17 (7.91%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.12%) Fintech
7 8 (3.72%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.33%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.33%) Social Media
10 4 (1.86%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.86%) Motion Graphics
11 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.40%) EPoS
11 3 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.93%) Life Science
12 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.93%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 81 (37.67%) Apple iOS
2 78 (36.28%) Android
3 12 (5.58%) Windows
4 6 (2.79%) Linux
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (26.98%) TDD
3 53 (24.65%) Android Development
4 51 (23.72%) iOS Development
5 35 (16.28%) MVC
5 35 (16.28%) Scrum
6 26 (12.09%) Open Source
7 23 (10.70%) Front End Development
7 23 (10.70%) Web Application Development
8 22 (10.23%) Open Source Development
8 22 (10.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 21 (9.77%) SOA
10 20 (9.30%) Web Design
11 17 (7.91%) E-Commerce
11 17 (7.91%) Mobile Development
12 16 (7.44%) BDD
12 16 (7.44%) Web Development
13 12 (5.58%) DevOps
13 12 (5.58%) OO
14 11 (5.12%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 100 (46.51%) JavaScript
2 55 (25.58%) Java
3 53 (24.65%) C#
4 26 (12.09%) Objective-C
5 23 (10.70%) Apple Swift
6 19 (8.84%) SQL
7 16 (7.44%) C++
8 11 (5.12%) PHP
8 11 (5.12%) Ruby
9 9 (4.19%) XAML
10 6 (2.79%) Python
11 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.40%) C
13 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.47%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.47%) Perl
14 1 (0.47%) VB
14 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (2.33%) Degree
2 4 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.47%) MCP
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.58%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) PMO
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 35 (16.28%) Xamarin
2 15 (6.98%) Adobe
2 15 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.12%) Oracle
4 7 (3.26%) Apple
5 5 (2.33%) Google
6 3 (1.40%) SAP
7 2 (0.93%) Apigee
7 2 (0.93%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.93%) IBM
7 2 (0.93%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.47%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.47%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.47%) hybris
8 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.47%) Splunk
8 1 (0.47%) Tableau
8 1 (0.47%) Tealium
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