Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 693 636
Rank change year-on-year +98 -57 -24
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 239 180 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 141 163
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £313 £299 £301
90th Percentile £566 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
England median hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.90% - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year -64.29% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Mobile Application Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +59 151 £450 - 20
North of England +46 28 £350 -17.65% 8
South East +19 27 £400 -13.51% 8
Midlands +29 12 £388 -9.36% 6
North West +14 11 £431 -21.59% 4
South West +19 10 £363 +3.57% 4
East of England -21 10 £350 - 2
North East +73 9 £305 -2.40% 2
Yorkshire +10 8 £344 +10.00% 2
East Midlands - 7 £450 - 4
West Midlands +32 5 £313 -26.90% 2
Mobile Application Development
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 239 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 123 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (48.54%) JavaScript
4 78 (32.64%) Apple iOS
4 78 (32.64%) Android
5 69 (28.87%) HTML
6 68 (28.45%) Java
7 52 (21.76%) TDD
8 50 (20.92%) MVC
8 50 (20.92%) iOS Development
9 48 (20.08%) Android Development
10 46 (19.25%) AngularJS
10 46 (19.25%) Finance
11 42 (17.57%) SQL
11 42 (17.57%) SOA
12 41 (17.15%) Open Source
13 40 (16.74%) C#
13 40 (16.74%) Scrum
14 39 (16.32%) CSS
14 39 (16.32%) Web Application Development
15 38 (15.90%) Open Source Development
16 36 (15.06%) .NET
17 33 (13.81%) User Experience
17 33 (13.81%) Test Automation
18 31 (12.97%) HTML5
19 30 (12.55%) Mobile Development
19 30 (12.55%) Web Services
19 30 (12.55%) Objective-C
20 28 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (11.72%) React

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 27 (11.30%) CMS
2 13 (5.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.93%) Apache
5 5 (2.09%) Confluence
5 5 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.67%) IIS
6 4 (1.67%) JBoss
6 4 (1.67%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.67%) WordPress
7 3 (1.26%) Drupal
7 3 (1.26%) Kentico
8 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (2.51%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.84%) UXPin
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.51%) npm
5 4 (1.67%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.26%) GitHub
6 3 (1.26%) Office 365
7 2 (0.84%) PaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.42%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.42%) Google Play
8 1 (0.42%) SaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.42%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.77%) HTTP
2 7 (2.93%) Internet
2 7 (2.93%) Intranet
3 4 (1.67%) Skype
4 3 (1.26%) 3G
4 3 (1.26%) GSM
4 3 (1.26%) HSPA
4 3 (1.26%) LTE
4 3 (1.26%) VoLTE
4 3 (1.26%) VoWiFi
4 3 (1.26%) WCDMA
5 2 (0.84%) DNS
5 2 (0.84%) NFC
5 2 (0.84%) SMS
6 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.42%) CTI
6 1 (0.42%) SSL
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.69%) NoSQL
2 14 (5.86%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.35%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.67%) MySQL
5 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.42%) GIS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (10.88%) Git (software)
1 26 (10.88%) JUnit
1 26 (10.88%) Mockito
2 19 (7.95%) jMock
3 18 (7.53%) JIRA
4 15 (6.28%) Jasmine
5 12 (5.02%) Grunt
5 12 (5.02%) gulp
5 12 (5.02%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (4.18%) NUnit
7 9 (3.77%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.35%) Mocha
8 8 (3.35%) Selenium
8 8 (3.35%) Sinon.JS
8 8 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.51%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.67%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (1.67%) Xcode
11 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (19.25%) Finance
2 24 (10.04%) Banking
3 19 (7.95%) Marketing
4 8 (3.35%) Retail
5 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.09%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.67%) Publishing
6 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.26%) Advertising
7 3 (1.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 153 (64.02%) Developer
2 27 (11.30%) Analyst
3 25 (10.46%) .NET Developer
3 25 (10.46%) Android Developer
4 24 (10.04%) Business Analyst
4 24 (10.04%) iOS Developer
5 18 (7.53%) Mobile Developer
5 18 (7.53%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.69%) C# Developer
7 14 (5.86%) Applications Developer
8 13 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (5.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 11 (4.60%) Architect
10 11 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (4.60%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.60%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.77%) Digital Project Manager
12 9 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.77%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (28.87%) HTML
2 46 (19.25%) AngularJS
3 39 (16.32%) CSS
4 36 (15.06%) .NET
5 31 (12.97%) HTML5
6 30 (12.55%) Web Services
7 28 (11.72%) React
8 27 (11.30%) jQuery
8 27 (11.30%) SOAP
9 26 (10.88%) Node.js
10 24 (10.04%) J2EE
11 22 (9.21%) Spring
12 21 (8.79%) ASP.NET
13 20 (8.37%) React Native
14 19 (7.95%) Apache Cordova
15 18 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (7.11%) Hibernate
16 17 (7.11%) Spring MVC
17 16 (6.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 239 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 33 (13.81%) User Experience
3 27 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.69%) Social Media
5 14 (5.86%) Virtual Team
6 11 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.93%) iPad
10 5 (2.09%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.67%) Fintech
12 3 (1.26%) iPhone
12 3 (1.26%) Wiki
13 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.84%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.84%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.84%) Minimum Viable Product
14 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
14 1 (0.42%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 78 (32.64%) Android
1 78 (32.64%) Apple iOS
2 14 (5.86%) Windows
3 11 (4.60%) Linux
4 2 (0.84%) Unix
4 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.76%) TDD
3 50 (20.92%) iOS Development
3 50 (20.92%) MVC
4 48 (20.08%) Android Development
5 42 (17.57%) SOA
6 41 (17.15%) Open Source
7 40 (16.74%) Scrum
8 39 (16.32%) Web Application Development
9 38 (15.90%) Open Source Development
10 33 (13.81%) Test Automation
11 30 (12.55%) Mobile Development
12 28 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (10.46%) BDD
14 24 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (9.62%) E-Commerce
16 19 (7.95%) DevOps
17 17 (7.11%) Business Analysis
17 17 (7.11%) Front End Development
18 16 (6.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 116 (48.54%) JavaScript
2 68 (28.45%) Java
3 42 (17.57%) SQL
4 40 (16.74%) C#
5 30 (12.55%) Objective-C
6 26 (10.88%) Apple Swift
7 13 (5.44%) Ruby
8 12 (5.02%) PHP
9 7 (2.93%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.09%) C++
10 5 (2.09%) XAML
11 4 (1.67%) C
11 4 (1.67%) ES6
12 3 (1.26%) Python
12 3 (1.26%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.84%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.84%) R
13 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (6.69%) Degree
2 8 (3.35%) APMP
3 7 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) IIBA
5 1 (0.42%) MCP
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.95%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.42%) PMO
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (7.95%) Adobe
2 11 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.60%) Xamarin
3 8 (3.35%) Google
4 7 (2.93%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.51%) Apple
5 6 (2.51%) SAP
6 5 (2.09%) IBM
6 5 (2.09%) Sybase
7 4 (1.67%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.67%) Tableau
8 2 (0.84%) Apigee
8 2 (0.84%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle
8 2 (0.84%) Splunk
9 1 (0.42%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.42%) CA
9 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.42%) Twitter