Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Mobile Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Development over the 6 months to 30 May 2020 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 Development
UK > England
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 428 551 456
Rank change year-on-year +123 -95 +47
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 157 264 453
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.32% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.36% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 166 337
Median daily rate £450 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £358 £335 £325
90th Percentile £650 £644 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -74.24%
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -74.24%

Mobile 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 35,665 72,727 80,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.77% 87.59% 87.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,815 48,363 53,394
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,178 1,891 2,131
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.51% -12.08%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.08 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% +12.50% -15.38%

Mobile Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Development in England

Mobile Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mobile Development in England.

Daily rate trend for Mobile Development in England

Mobile Development
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mobile Development in England over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Mobile Development in England

Mobile Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mobile Development in England.

Hourly rate trend for Mobile Development in England

Mobile 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 Development within the England region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. 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 +132 99 £511 +1.74% 13
North of England +89 25 £400 - 16
South East +109 17 £375 -16.67% 16
Yorkshire +64 11 £381 -4.69% 4
North West +49 9 £400 +23.08% 11
East of England +60 8 £430 +2.69% 9
North East +28 5 £400 -20.00% 1
South West +49 3 - - 4
Midlands +88 2 £300 -36.84% 9
West Midlands +69 2 £300 -22.33% 5
Mobile Development
UK

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Mobile Development.

1 90 (57.32%) Android
2 74 (47.13%) Apple iOS
3 60 (38.22%) Android Development
4 53 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (33.12%) Mobile App
6 48 (30.57%) Java
7 46 (29.30%) iOS Development
8 44 (28.03%) JavaScript
9 38 (24.20%) Kotlin
10 32 (20.38%) Finance
10 32 (20.38%) React Native
11 24 (15.29%) Node.js
11 24 (15.29%) Apple Swift
12 23 (14.65%) Git (software)
12 23 (14.65%) HTML
12 23 (14.65%) CSS
13 22 (14.01%) TDD
13 22 (14.01%) AWS
13 22 (14.01%) TypeScript
14 21 (13.38%) Banking
15 20 (12.74%) REST
15 20 (12.74%) Mentoring
16 19 (12.10%) Docker
16 19 (12.10%) .NET
17 18 (11.46%) Python
17 18 (11.46%) Scrum
18 17 (10.83%) C#
18 17 (10.83%) AngularJS
18 17 (10.83%) Self-Motivation
19 16 (10.19%) Terraform

Mobile 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 3 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (1.91%) Confluence
2 2 (1.27%) CMS
2 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.64%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.64%) Sitefinity
3 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.64%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.01%) AWS
2 12 (7.64%) GitHub
3 9 (5.73%) Azure
4 7 (4.46%) Google Play
5 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.18%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.18%) Serverless
6 3 (1.91%) Firebase
6 3 (1.91%) SaaS
7 2 (1.27%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.27%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.27%) PaaS
7 2 (1.27%) Slack
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.64%) GCP
8 1 (0.64%) IaaS
8 1 (0.64%) Route 53
8 1 (0.64%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) DHCP
1 2 (1.27%) Firewall
1 2 (1.27%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.27%) LAN
1 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.27%) WAN
2 1 (0.64%) DSL
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) NFC
2 1 (0.64%) SMS
2 1 (0.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) MySQL
2 5 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.91%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.64%) Scylla
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.01%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.10%) Xcode
4 6 (3.82%) JUnit
5 5 (3.18%) Android Studio
5 5 (3.18%) CircleCI
5 5 (3.18%) JIRA
5 5 (3.18%) Vagrant
5 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.55%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.91%) CMake
7 3 (1.91%) Gradle
7 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.27%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.27%) git-flow
8 2 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.27%) Maven
8 2 (1.27%) Mocha
8 2 (1.27%) Postman
9 1 (0.64%) Charles Proxy
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 21 (13.38%) Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Games
4 5 (3.18%) Retail
5 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Billing
7 1 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (84.08%) Developer
2 46 (29.30%) Mobile Developer
3 37 (23.57%) Android Developer
4 27 (17.20%) React Developer
5 26 (16.56%) iOS Developer
6 13 (8.28%) Applications Developer
7 10 (6.37%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.73%) iOS Android Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Python Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Xamarin Developer
13 4 (2.55%) Architect
13 4 (2.55%) Senior Android Developer
14 3 (1.91%) PHP Developer
14 3 (1.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.38%) React Native
2 24 (15.29%) Node.js
3 23 (14.65%) CSS
3 23 (14.65%) HTML
4 20 (12.74%) REST
5 19 (12.10%) .NET
6 17 (10.83%) AngularJS
7 15 (9.55%) Ionic Framework
8 13 (8.28%) Kafka
9 12 (7.64%) React
10 11 (7.01%) Android SDK
10 11 (7.01%) Web Services
11 10 (6.37%) Redux
11 10 (6.37%) RxJava
12 9 (5.73%) Flutter
12 9 (5.73%) RESTful
12 9 (5.73%) RxSwift
12 9 (5.73%) Vue.js
13 8 (5.10%) Apache Cordova
13 8 (5.10%) RxCocoa
Miscellaneous
1 52 (33.12%) Mobile App
2 17 (10.83%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (8.92%) User Experience
4 11 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.91%) iPhone
8 2 (1.27%) iPad
8 2 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.64%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.64%) Online Games
9 1 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.64%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.64%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 90 (57.32%) Android
2 74 (47.13%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.55%) Linux
3 4 (2.55%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) Solaris
4 2 (1.27%) Unix
5 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.22%) Android Development
2 53 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (29.30%) iOS Development
4 22 (14.01%) TDD
5 20 (12.74%) Mentoring
6 18 (11.46%) Scrum
7 16 (10.19%) Microservices
8 15 (9.55%) BDD
9 14 (8.92%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (8.28%) OO
11 12 (7.64%) DevOps
11 12 (7.64%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.01%) MVVM
13 10 (6.37%) Digital Banking
14 9 (5.73%) Pair Programming
14 9 (5.73%) Web Development
15 8 (5.10%) Test Automation
16 7 (4.46%) Kanban
16 7 (4.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.57%) Java
2 44 (28.03%) JavaScript
3 38 (24.20%) Kotlin
4 24 (15.29%) Apple Swift
5 22 (14.01%) TypeScript
6 18 (11.46%) Python
7 17 (10.83%) C#
8 14 (8.92%) Objective-C
9 8 (5.10%) SQL
10 7 (4.46%) PHP
11 5 (3.18%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.55%) C++
13 3 (1.91%) Java 8
13 3 (1.91%) PHP 7
14 2 (1.27%) C
15 1 (0.64%) Groovy
15 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (3.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 19 (12.10%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) Terraform
2 8 (5.10%) Ansible
3 5 (3.18%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.91%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.27%) Grafana
5 2 (1.27%) Kibana
6 1 (0.64%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.64%) MIIS
Vendors
1 15 (9.55%) Xamarin
2 9 (5.73%) Google
3 6 (3.82%) Splunk
4 5 (3.18%) SAP
5 4 (2.55%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.55%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.91%) Adobe
6 3 (1.91%) Zend
7 2 (1.27%) Apple
7 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.64%) Cadence
8 1 (0.64%) Kony
8 1 (0.64%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.64%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.64%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.64%) WooCommerce