Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile App over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 166 184
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18 -1
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 816 809 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.46% 1.51% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.88% 5.08% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 515 501
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £269 £275
90th Percentile £550 £525 £574
UK median daily rate £454 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +3.77% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 9
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +23.29% +21.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.07 £17.14
90th Percentile £52.50 £63.75 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £21.52
% change year-on-year +8.75% +85.92% -30.60%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 16,717 15,926 17,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.84% 29.69% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,035 9,704 10,621
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £215
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 750 929
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £11.39 £10.75 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.50 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile App in the UK excluding London

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile App in the UK excluding London

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile App in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile App in the UK excluding London

Mobile App
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile App in the UK excluding London

Mobile App
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile App in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mobile App in the UK excluding London

Mobile App
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
South East +27 314 £429 +7.19% 113
North of England -40 180 £411 +2.75% 138
Midlands -4 128 £490 +22.50% 71
North West -16 100 £425 +13.33% 79
West Midlands -4 84 £500 +25.00% 41
Yorkshire -16 76 £400 -4.76% 52
Scotland +23 73 £400 +4.92% 31
South West -61 52 £400 +12.28% 40
East of England -45 46 £404 +7.67% 39
East Midlands +1 44 £525 +23.53% 30
Wales 0 18 £425 +19.30% 16
Northern Ireland +25 9 £393 -3.68% 3
North East -45 4 £350 -15.15% 7
Mobile App
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 401 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (32.97%) Android
3 194 (23.77%) Apple iOS
4 183 (22.43%) JavaScript
5 180 (22.06%) Java
6 176 (21.57%) HTML
7 166 (20.34%) Scrum
8 158 (19.36%) Android Development
9 139 (17.03%) CSS
10 134 (16.42%) User Experience
11 124 (15.20%) Mobile Application Development
12 119 (14.58%) Microsoft
13 113 (13.85%) iOS Development
14 110 (13.48%) C#
15 109 (13.36%) TDD
16 106 (12.99%) .NET
17 104 (12.75%) Web Services
18 103 (12.62%) JSON
19 98 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
20 91 (11.15%) Git (software)
21 90 (11.03%) Test Automation
22 87 (10.66%) HTML5
22 87 (10.66%) Mobile Development
23 86 (10.54%) AngularJS
24 85 (10.42%) SQL
25 81 (9.93%) Finance
25 81 (9.93%) Degree
26 80 (9.80%) Xamarin
27 75 (9.19%) Windows
28 73 (8.95%) Apple Swift

Mobile App
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 20 (2.45%) Skype for Business
2 17 (2.08%) CMS
3 14 (1.72%) Confluence
4 11 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.35%) OpenStack
4 11 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (0.98%) Drupal
7 5 (0.61%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.37%) IIS
8 3 (0.37%) Marvel
9 2 (0.25%) IBM Connections
10 1 (0.12%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.12%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.12%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) Mule
10 1 (0.12%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.21%) Photoshop
3 17 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.47%) InVision
6 9 (1.10%) Chatbot
6 9 (1.10%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.74%) UXPin
9 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.25%) InDesign
13 1 (0.12%) Flinto
13 1 (0.12%) Maya
13 1 (0.12%) MotionBuilder
13 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 98 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (5.88%) Office 365
4 28 (3.43%) SaaS
5 27 (3.31%) PaaS
6 24 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
7 13 (1.59%) IaaS
8 12 (1.47%) OneDrive
8 12 (1.47%) Serverless
9 11 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (1.35%) GitHub
10 9 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.98%) Apigee
12 7 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.61%) Google Play
14 4 (0.49%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 3 (0.37%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.82%) HTTP
1 23 (2.82%) WAN
1 23 (2.82%) Wireless
2 22 (2.70%) Internet
2 22 (2.70%) LAN
2 22 (2.70%) Skype
3 20 (2.45%) SNMP
3 20 (2.45%) VPN
4 17 (2.08%) VoIP
5 16 (1.96%) Firewall
6 15 (1.84%) IP Telephony
6 15 (1.84%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.72%) Bluetooth
8 13 (1.59%) SSH
9 12 (1.47%) Intranet
10 11 (1.35%) 802.11
11 10 (1.23%) Wireshark
11 10 (1.23%) WLAN
12 9 (1.10%) Multicast
12 9 (1.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.78%) SQLite
3 24 (2.94%) MySQL
4 15 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.47%) Big Data
6 12 (1.47%) Power BI
7 11 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.86%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.61%) GIS
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.25%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 91 (11.15%) Git (software)
2 54 (6.62%) Jenkins
3 45 (5.51%) JIRA
4 32 (3.92%) Selenium
5 31 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (3.31%) Xcode
7 25 (3.06%) Visual Studio Team System
8 22 (2.70%) Android Studio
9 20 (2.45%) GitLab
10 17 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 17 (2.08%) Eclipse
11 16 (1.96%) Axure RP
11 16 (1.96%) Jasmine
12 12 (1.47%) JUnit
13 11 (1.35%) Burp Suite
13 11 (1.35%) JMeter
13 11 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (1.35%) Metasploit
13 11 (1.35%) Mocha
13 11 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 81 (9.93%) Finance
2 46 (5.64%) Marketing
3 39 (4.78%) Retail
4 30 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.06%) Banking
6 12 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.86%) Games
9 6 (0.74%) Back Office
9 6 (0.74%) Law
10 5 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.49%) Billing
11 4 (0.49%) Electronics
11 4 (0.49%) Publishing
12 3 (0.37%) Automotive
12 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.25%) French Language
13 2 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 370 (45.34%) Developer
2 100 (12.25%) Android Developer
3 81 (9.93%) Designer
4 68 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 61 (7.48%) Applications Developer
6 60 (7.35%) Architect
7 58 (7.11%) Mobile Developer
8 55 (6.74%) UX Designer
9 51 (6.25%) Tester
10 48 (5.88%) Analyst
11 45 (5.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 35 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (3.68%) Senior Developer
13 30 (3.68%) Xamarin Developer
14 27 (3.31%) React Developer
15 25 (3.06%) UI Designer
16 24 (2.94%) Java Developer
17 22 (2.70%) Business Analyst
17 22 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 22 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (21.57%) HTML
2 139 (17.03%) CSS
3 106 (12.99%) .NET
4 104 (12.75%) Web Services
5 103 (12.62%) JSON
6 87 (10.66%) HTML5
7 86 (10.54%) AngularJS
8 71 (8.70%) React
9 70 (8.58%) RESTful
10 66 (8.09%) REST
11 62 (7.60%) jQuery
12 53 (6.50%) ASP.NET
12 53 (6.50%) Node.js
13 50 (6.13%) SOAP
14 48 (5.88%) CSS3
15 46 (5.64%) Spring
16 41 (5.02%) iOS SDK
17 39 (4.78%) Android SDK
18 36 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 34 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 134 (16.42%) User Experience
2 37 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (4.53%) iPhone
3 34 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.82%) iPad
5 18 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.08%) Public Cloud
7 16 (1.96%) Social Media
8 15 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.72%) Smartphone
10 13 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
11 11 (1.35%) SCADA
11 11 (1.35%) Wiki
12 9 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.10%) NHS
13 8 (0.98%) Handset
14 7 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 269 (32.97%) Android
2 194 (23.77%) Apple iOS
3 75 (9.19%) Windows
4 43 (5.27%) Linux
5 16 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.84%) Mac OS X
6 15 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.84%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.47%) Unix
8 11 (1.35%) Kali Linux
9 8 (0.98%) CentOS
9 8 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (20.34%) Scrum
3 158 (19.36%) Android Development
4 124 (15.20%) Mobile Application Development
5 113 (13.85%) iOS Development
6 109 (13.36%) TDD
7 90 (11.03%) Test Automation
8 87 (10.66%) Mobile Development
9 73 (8.95%) Microservices
10 71 (8.70%) MVC
11 61 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
12 58 (7.11%) E-Commerce
13 57 (6.99%) DevOps
14 50 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (6.13%) SDLC
15 49 (6.00%) Front End Development
15 49 (6.00%) OO
16 47 (5.76%) Wireframes
17 46 (5.64%) Functional Testing
18 45 (5.51%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 183 (22.43%) JavaScript
2 180 (22.06%) Java
3 110 (13.48%) C#
4 85 (10.42%) SQL
5 73 (8.95%) Apple Swift
6 59 (7.23%) Objective-C
7 47 (5.76%) Python
8 32 (3.92%) PowerShell
9 21 (2.57%) Ruby
10 20 (2.45%) Java 8
11 19 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.84%) C
12 15 (1.84%) TypeScript
13 14 (1.72%) PHP
14 13 (1.59%) C++
15 11 (1.35%) Lua
16 10 (1.23%) Scala
16 10 (1.23%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.10%) Kotlin
18 8 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (9.93%) Degree
2 28 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.84%) ISEB
7 12 (1.47%) MOS
8 11 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (1.35%) MCSA
8 11 (1.35%) MCSE
8 11 (1.35%) OSCE
9 9 (1.10%) HP MASE
9 9 (1.10%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.74%) APMP
10 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.61%) CISM
11 5 (0.61%) CISSP
11 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.49%) CREST Certified
12 4 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.53%) QA
2 11 (1.35%) GDPR
3 7 (0.86%) SLA
4 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.61%) GxP
6 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.49%) TickIT
7 3 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.37%) PSD2
8 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.57%) Docker
3 15 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.10%) FreeRADIUS
6 6 (0.74%) Firmware
7 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.12%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.59%) Ansible
3 12 (1.47%) Puppet
3 12 (1.47%) SCCM
4 11 (1.35%) HockeyApp
4 11 (1.35%) Nessus
4 11 (1.35%) Nmap
4 11 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.37%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 119 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 80 (9.80%) Xamarin
3 54 (6.62%) Apple
4 31 (3.80%) Google
5 25 (3.06%) Citrix
6 23 (2.82%) Oracle
7 16 (1.96%) Adobe
8 13 (1.59%) Twitter
9 12 (1.47%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.47%) Polycom
10 11 (1.35%) Avaya
10 11 (1.35%) SAP
10 11 (1.35%) Wyse
11 9 (1.10%) Aruba
11 9 (1.10%) Brocade
11 9 (1.10%) Fortinet
11 9 (1.10%) HP
11 9 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.98%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.98%) VMware