Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 163 148
Rank change year-on-year -20 -15 +30
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 745 841 842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.46% 1.59% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.92% 5.30% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 558 522
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £275
90th Percentile £554 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £27.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -27.03% +48.00%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.60 £35.00
90th Percentile £42.51 £47.50 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £25.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.04% -28.34% +8.32%

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 15,154 15,867 15,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.68% 30.03% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,111 9,541 9,101
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 708 791
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £20.35 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.68% +10.00% -11.90%
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.63 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +7.50% -5.53%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 -31 261 £445 +4.71% 73
North of England +3 185 £403 +7.33% 69
Midlands -17 110 £425 +6.25% 22
Yorkshire +17 92 £425 +8.97% 13
Scotland +28 81 £475 +15.15% 10
North West -23 75 £425 +13.33% 46
West Midlands -23 68 £425 +3.03% 11
South West -26 49 £440 +18.92% 19
East Midlands -13 33 £418 +4.38% 11
East of England +5 30 £383 -15.00% 29
North East +7 18 £400 - 10
Northern Ireland +19 16 £350 -18.89%
Wales +8 14 £425 -10.53% 9
Mobile App
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 346 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (33.42%) Android
3 191 (25.64%) Apple iOS
4 184 (24.70%) JavaScript
5 179 (24.03%) Java
6 167 (22.42%) HTML
7 152 (20.40%) Mobile Application Development
8 151 (20.27%) User Experience
9 150 (20.13%) CSS
10 137 (18.39%) Android Development
11 116 (15.57%) JSON
12 114 (15.30%) C#
13 112 (15.03%) Finance
14 110 (14.77%) .NET
15 105 (14.09%) Scrum
16 100 (13.42%) iOS Development
17 92 (12.35%) Git (software)
18 89 (11.95%) REST
19 87 (11.68%) Node.js
20 85 (11.41%) React
21 84 (11.28%) Microsoft
22 82 (11.01%) Web Services
22 82 (11.01%) JIRA
22 82 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
23 80 (10.74%) AngularJS
24 75 (10.07%) Microservices
25 73 (9.80%) HTML5
26 72 (9.66%) TDD
27 64 (8.59%) Mobile Development
27 64 (8.59%) 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 40 (5.37%) Confluence
2 14 (1.88%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (1.61%) CMS
5 10 (1.34%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.34%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.34%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.07%) IIS
7 6 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.81%) Mule
8 5 (0.67%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.67%) Drupal
9 4 (0.54%) Anypoint
9 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.54%) WordPress
10 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.42%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.48%) Chatbot
3 11 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.81%) UXPin
6 5 (0.67%) InVision
7 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.27%) Maya
8 2 (0.27%) MotionBuilder
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.27%) Magento
4 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 82 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (5.10%) PaaS
4 33 (4.43%) GitHub
5 30 (4.03%) Office 365
6 29 (3.89%) Slack
7 19 (2.55%) OpenShift
8 17 (2.28%) IaaS
9 14 (1.88%) Yarn
10 10 (1.34%) Apigee
11 9 (1.21%) Google Play
11 9 (1.21%) SaaS
12 7 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.94%) Serverless
13 6 (0.81%) Akamai
14 5 (0.67%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.67%) Force.com
15 4 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.54%) BlazeMeter
16 3 (0.40%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.28%) HTTP
2 14 (1.88%) Internet
2 14 (1.88%) VoIP
2 14 (1.88%) VPN
3 13 (1.74%) Firewall
4 12 (1.61%) IP Telephony
4 12 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.61%) Wireless
5 11 (1.48%) SSL
6 10 (1.34%) 802.11
6 10 (1.34%) LAN
6 10 (1.34%) Skype
6 10 (1.34%) SNMP
7 9 (1.21%) Intranet
7 9 (1.21%) WAN
8 8 (1.07%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.81%) DNS
10 5 (0.67%) FTP
10 5 (0.67%) SAN
10 5 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.09%) SQLite
3 20 (2.68%) MySQL
4 16 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.48%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.07%) GIS
7 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.81%) Big Data
8 6 (0.81%) Power BI
9 5 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.54%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (0.40%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.40%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.40%) Spatial Data
11 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.27%) Infinispan
12 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 92 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 82 (11.01%) JIRA
3 63 (8.46%) Jenkins
4 32 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (4.16%) Xcode
6 26 (3.49%) Selenium
7 24 (3.22%) Android Studio
7 24 (3.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 22 (2.95%) Maven
9 17 (2.28%) Bitbucket
9 17 (2.28%) Eclipse
10 16 (2.15%) Burp Suite
10 16 (2.15%) webpack
11 15 (2.01%) Visual Studio
12 14 (1.88%) LoadRunner
13 12 (1.61%) JUnit
14 11 (1.48%) Axure RP
14 11 (1.48%) JMeter
15 10 (1.34%) Metasploit
16 8 (1.07%) Mockito
General
1 112 (15.03%) Finance
2 42 (5.64%) Telecoms
3 35 (4.70%) Banking
4 34 (4.56%) Marketing
5 29 (3.89%) Retail
6 26 (3.49%) Back Office
7 14 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.74%) Publishing
9 9 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.94%) Games
11 6 (0.81%) Billing
12 5 (0.67%) Electronics
13 4 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.40%) Automotive
15 2 (0.27%) Legal
16 1 (0.13%) Advertising
16 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 370 (49.66%) Developer
2 96 (12.89%) Designer
3 85 (11.41%) Android Developer
4 66 (8.86%) UX Designer
5 64 (8.59%) iOS Developer
6 56 (7.52%) Analyst
7 45 (6.04%) Mobile Developer
8 44 (5.91%) Architect
8 44 (5.91%) Senior Developer
9 42 (5.64%) Applications Developer
10 37 (4.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 35 (4.70%) Tester
12 30 (4.03%) Xamarin Developer
13 27 (3.62%) .NET Developer
14 26 (3.49%) React Developer
15 25 (3.36%) C# Developer
16 23 (3.09%) Test Analyst
17 22 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
18 21 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 20 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (22.42%) HTML
2 150 (20.13%) CSS
3 116 (15.57%) JSON
4 110 (14.77%) .NET
5 89 (11.95%) REST
6 87 (11.68%) Node.js
7 85 (11.41%) React
8 82 (11.01%) Web Services
9 80 (10.74%) AngularJS
10 73 (9.80%) HTML5
11 63 (8.46%) jQuery
11 63 (8.46%) XML
12 50 (6.71%) RESTful
13 46 (6.17%) Spring
14 43 (5.77%) ASP.NET
15 38 (5.10%) SOAP
16 36 (4.83%) Android SDK
16 36 (4.83%) Apache Cordova
17 32 (4.30%) CSS3
18 28 (3.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 151 (20.27%) User Experience
2 37 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
4 16 (2.15%) iPad
5 15 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.88%) iPhone
7 13 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
9 10 (1.34%) SCADA
9 10 (1.34%) Wiki
10 9 (1.21%) e-Learning
10 9 (1.21%) NHS
11 8 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.94%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.94%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.67%) RIA
14 5 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 249 (33.42%) Android
2 191 (25.64%) Apple iOS
3 51 (6.85%) Windows
4 46 (6.17%) Linux
5 13 (1.74%) Mac OS X
5 13 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.48%) Kali Linux
7 10 (1.34%) CentOS
7 10 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.21%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.07%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.67%) Unix
10 5 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (20.40%) Mobile Application Development
3 137 (18.39%) Android Development
4 105 (14.09%) Scrum
5 100 (13.42%) iOS Development
6 75 (10.07%) Microservices
7 72 (9.66%) TDD
8 64 (8.59%) Mobile Development
9 62 (8.32%) Prototyping
10 60 (8.05%) Front End Development
11 59 (7.92%) Test Automation
12 50 (6.71%) Web Design
13 47 (6.31%) E-Commerce
13 47 (6.31%) MVC
14 46 (6.17%) DevOps
14 46 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (6.04%) Kanban
15 45 (6.04%) Open Source
15 45 (6.04%) Rapid Prototyping
16 41 (5.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 184 (24.70%) JavaScript
2 179 (24.03%) Java
3 114 (15.30%) C#
4 64 (8.59%) Apple Swift
5 59 (7.92%) SQL
6 55 (7.38%) Python
7 40 (5.37%) Objective-C
8 29 (3.89%) PowerShell
9 26 (3.49%) Java 8
10 21 (2.82%) Ruby
11 20 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.42%) PHP
13 16 (2.15%) C
13 16 (2.15%) Go
13 16 (2.15%) Kotlin
14 15 (2.01%) Scala
15 12 (1.61%) Perl
16 11 (1.48%) R
17 10 (1.34%) C++
17 10 (1.34%) Lua
Qualifications
1 62 (8.32%) Degree
2 17 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.48%) ISEB
5 11 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.34%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.34%) MCSE
6 10 (1.34%) OSCE
7 9 (1.21%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (1.07%) MCSA
8 8 (1.07%) MOS
9 6 (0.81%) SANS
10 5 (0.67%) OSCP
11 4 (0.54%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.54%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.40%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.82%) QA
2 10 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.07%) GDPR
3 8 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.81%) SLA
5 3 (0.40%) GxP
6 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.27%) HL7
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) PSD2
7 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 32 (4.30%) Docker
2 11 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (3.09%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (1.61%) AirWatch
4 10 (1.34%) Nessus
4 10 (1.34%) Nmap
5 9 (1.21%) SCCM
6 8 (1.07%) Ansible
7 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.40%) Puppet
8 2 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.27%) Terraform
8 2 (0.27%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 84 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 55 (7.38%) Xamarin
3 36 (4.83%) Apple
4 25 (3.36%) Google
4 25 (3.36%) Oracle
5 24 (3.22%) Adobe
6 21 (2.82%) AppDynamics
7 20 (2.68%) Splunk
8 12 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.34%) Citrix
9 10 (1.34%) hybris
9 10 (1.34%) IBM
9 10 (1.34%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.07%) Avaya
10 8 (1.07%) Polycom
10 8 (1.07%) Wyse
11 6 (0.81%) Micro Focus
11 6 (0.81%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.81%) Sencha