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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Application Development
UK / England
Rank 484 503 482
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 86 115 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 78 70
Median daily rate £438 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +4.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £360
% change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.54 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -46.96%  

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 34139 40348 37989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.28% 82.95% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22590 26805 23918
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 1007 1106
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 0 36 £450 -5.26% 20
North West +34 16 £438 +34.61% 12
South East +7 10 £250 -23.07% 14
East Midlands -2 6 £438 +5.42% 4
West Midlands +19 4 £325 -13.33% 9
Yorkshire +16 4 £450 +63.63% 1
North East -3 4 £450 - 4
South West -4 2 £375 +15.38% 1
East of England -13 2 £225 -47.05% 7
Mobile Application Development
UK

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 104 (58.76%) JavaScript
3 75 (42.37%) HTML
4 70 (39.55%) CSS
5 65 (36.72%) Apple iOS
6 63 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (35.03%) C#
8 59 (33.33%) Android
9 54 (30.51%) .NET
10 48 (27.12%) Xamarin
11 43 (24.29%) TDD
12 42 (23.73%) AngularJS
13 41 (23.16%) HTML5
14 40 (22.60%) Java
15 38 (21.47%) React
15 38 (21.47%) Front End Development
16 35 (19.77%) Android Development
16 35 (19.77%) iOS Development
17 32 (18.08%) NoSQL
18 30 (16.95%) jQuery
19 29 (16.38%) Node.js
20 27 (15.25%) MVC
20 27 (15.25%) Finance
21 26 (14.69%) CSS3
22 25 (14.12%) .NET Framework
23 24 (13.56%) Web Services
24 22 (12.43%) Umbraco
25 21 (11.86%) Windows
26 20 (11.30%) Git (software)
26 20 (11.30%) Apple Swift

Mobile Application Development
Top Related 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 22 (12.43%) Umbraco
2 7 (3.95%) CMS
3 6 (3.39%) IIS
4 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.26%) Confluence
5 4 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.69%) WordPress
7 2 (1.13%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.13%) Mule
7 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) Documentum
8 1 (0.56%) Kentico
8 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.39%) GitHub
4 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.26%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.26%) TestFlight
6 3 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.13%) Bluemix
7 2 (1.13%) Heroku
7 2 (1.13%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.56%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) Internet
1 4 (2.26%) Intranet
2 3 (1.69%) NFC
3 2 (1.13%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.56%) Extranet
4 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.08%) NoSQL
2 13 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.65%) MySQL
5 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.26%) SQLite
7 3 (1.69%) Redis
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.13%) GIS
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.56%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) QlikView
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.91%) JIRA
3 12 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.65%) Grunt
4 10 (5.65%) Xcode
5 9 (5.08%) gulp
6 8 (4.52%) Android Studio
7 5 (2.82%) CocoaPods
7 5 (2.82%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.82%) jMock
7 5 (2.82%) JUnit
7 5 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (2.82%) Mocha
7 5 (2.82%) Mockito
8 4 (2.26%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.26%) Maven
8 4 (2.26%) Subversion
8 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.69%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.69%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (15.25%) Finance
2 8 (4.52%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.39%) Banking
3 6 (3.39%) Marketing
4 5 (2.82%) Electronics
4 5 (2.82%) Retail
5 4 (2.26%) Games
5 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Publishing
7 2 (1.13%) Automotive
7 2 (1.13%) French Language
7 2 (1.13%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) German Language
8 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 129 (72.88%) Developer
2 35 (19.77%) Xamarin Developer
3 31 (17.51%) .NET Developer
4 25 (14.12%) C# Developer
5 24 (13.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (10.73%) Android Developer
6 19 (10.73%) iOS Developer
7 18 (10.17%) Mobile Developer
7 18 (10.17%) NoSQL Developer
8 17 (9.60%) Applications Developer
9 16 (9.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (9.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 14 (7.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (7.34%) Senior Developer
12 12 (6.78%) Java Developer
13 11 (6.21%) Architect
13 11 (6.21%) iOS Android Developer
14 8 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
15 6 (3.39%) HTML Developer
15 6 (3.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (42.37%) HTML
2 70 (39.55%) CSS
3 54 (30.51%) .NET
4 42 (23.73%) AngularJS
5 41 (23.16%) HTML5
6 38 (21.47%) React
7 30 (16.95%) jQuery
8 29 (16.38%) Node.js
9 26 (14.69%) CSS3
10 25 (14.12%) .NET Framework
11 24 (13.56%) Web Services
12 19 (10.73%) JSON
13 17 (9.60%) RESTful
14 16 (9.04%) REST
15 14 (7.91%) Spring
16 13 (7.34%) ASP.NET
16 13 (7.34%) React Native
17 12 (6.78%) Backbone.js
17 12 (6.78%) SOAP
18 11 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 177 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 18 (10.17%) User Experience
3 8 (4.52%) Fintech
4 7 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.26%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.26%) iPhone
8 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.69%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.69%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.13%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.13%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.13%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.13%) IPTV
9 2 (1.13%) MHEG
9 2 (1.13%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.56%) New Media
10 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.72%) Apple iOS
2 59 (33.33%) Android
3 21 (11.86%) Windows
4 6 (3.39%) Linux
4 6 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.26%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.26%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.26%) webOS
5 4 (2.26%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.26%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.56%) MVS
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.29%) TDD
3 38 (21.47%) Front End Development
4 35 (19.77%) Android Development
4 35 (19.77%) iOS Development
5 27 (15.25%) MVC
6 19 (10.73%) Mobile Development
6 19 (10.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (10.17%) BDD
8 17 (9.60%) Scrum
9 14 (7.91%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.34%) OO
11 11 (6.21%) Web Design
12 10 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.65%) Open Source
12 10 (5.65%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.65%) Web Development
13 8 (4.52%) Web Application Development
14 7 (3.95%) OOP
15 6 (3.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 104 (58.76%) JavaScript
2 62 (35.03%) C#
3 40 (22.60%) Java
4 20 (11.30%) Apple Swift
5 18 (10.17%) Objective-C
6 15 (8.47%) C++
7 10 (5.65%) PHP
7 10 (5.65%) Ruby
8 9 (5.08%) SQL
9 8 (4.52%) C
10 7 (3.95%) Python
11 3 (1.69%) VB
12 2 (1.13%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.13%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.56%) COBOL
13 1 (0.56%) ES6
13 1 (0.56%) Go
13 1 (0.56%) Perl
13 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.26%) Degree
4 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.13%) PMP
5 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.56%) Kibana
1 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 48 (27.12%) Xamarin
2 5 (2.82%) Apple
3 4 (2.26%) Google
3 4 (2.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.26%) SAP
3 4 (2.26%) Splunk
4 3 (1.69%) Oracle
4 3 (1.69%) Tealium
5 2 (1.13%) Adobe
5 2 (1.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.13%) IBM
5 2 (1.13%) OpenTV
5 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.13%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.56%) New Relic
6 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.56%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.56%) Tableau
6 1 (0.56%) Talend
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