Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 163 198
Rank change year-on-year -18 +35 -16
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 824 821 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.50% 1.57% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.89% 5.18% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 510 529
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £267
90th Percentile £575 £510 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 8
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +11.11% +30.65%
10th Percentile £13.25 £20.03 £24.03
90th Percentile £48.75 £63.75 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £22.57 £45.00 £31.24
% change year-on-year -49.84% +44.07% +2.41%

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 16,845 15,849 19,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.71% 30.34% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,967 9,532 11,572
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £240 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 794 827 974
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.62% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.58 £10.94 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.75 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.90% - +7.99%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +26 321 £438 +9.38% 116
North of England -35 196 £400 - 158
North West -6 117 £400 - 84
Midlands -19 104 £450 +5.88% 83
Scotland +14 81 £400 +6.67% 32
West Midlands -1 74 £490 +22.50% 50
Yorkshire -21 72 £401 -4.64% 69
South West -40 54 £400 +6.67% 47
East of England -57 48 £388 +10.71% 49
East Midlands -8 34 £588 +30.56% 33
Wales -7 15 £400 - 20
Northern Ireland +34 7 £460 +12.20% 4
North East -43 7 £413 +10.00% 5
Channel Islands - 2 £408 -
Mobile App
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 376 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (33.62%) Android
3 222 (26.94%) JavaScript
4 205 (24.88%) HTML
5 199 (24.15%) Apple iOS
6 178 (21.60%) CSS
7 164 (19.90%) Java
8 152 (18.45%) Scrum
9 144 (17.48%) User Experience
10 138 (16.75%) Android Development
11 112 (13.59%) .NET
12 110 (13.35%) C#
12 110 (13.35%) Microsoft
13 109 (13.23%) Mobile Application Development
14 106 (12.86%) Test Automation
15 105 (12.74%) iOS Development
16 97 (11.77%) SQL
17 92 (11.17%) Web Services
18 91 (11.04%) Finance
18 91 (11.04%) Git (software)
19 90 (10.92%) TDD
20 84 (10.19%) Mobile Development
21 83 (10.07%) HTML5
21 83 (10.07%) AngularJS
22 82 (9.95%) Windows
23 78 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
24 76 (9.22%) JSON
25 75 (9.10%) Degree
25 75 (9.10%) MVC
25 75 (9.10%) Xamarin

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 18 (2.18%) Confluence
2 15 (1.82%) CMS
3 11 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.97%) Drupal
4 8 (0.97%) Skype for Business
5 7 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.61%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.61%) WordPress
8 4 (0.49%) IIS
8 4 (0.49%) SAS
9 3 (0.36%) Marvel
10 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.24%) Mendix
11 1 (0.12%) Apache
11 1 (0.12%) Mule
11 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.18%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.58%) InVision
5 11 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.49%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.36%) UXPin
10 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.24%) InDesign
11 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.12%) Flinto
11 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 78 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (5.58%) Office 365
4 30 (3.64%) SaaS
5 16 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
6 15 (1.82%) GitHub
7 14 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (1.33%) PaaS
8 11 (1.33%) Serverless
9 9 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.97%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.61%) Google Play
11 5 (0.61%) Sauce Labs
12 4 (0.49%) IaaS
12 4 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.49%) Yarn
13 3 (0.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.79%) Internet
2 15 (1.82%) WAN
3 14 (1.70%) LAN
4 13 (1.58%) VPN
5 12 (1.46%) Bluetooth
5 12 (1.46%) HTTP
5 12 (1.46%) Wireless
6 10 (1.21%) Skype
6 10 (1.21%) SNMP
6 10 (1.21%) Wireshark
6 10 (1.21%) WLAN
7 9 (1.09%) Firewall
7 9 (1.09%) IPsec
7 9 (1.09%) Multicast
7 9 (1.09%) OSPF
7 9 (1.09%) SSH
7 9 (1.09%) Telnet
7 9 (1.09%) VRRP
8 6 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.88%) SQLite
3 29 (3.52%) MySQL
4 15 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (1.21%) MongoDB
5 10 (1.21%) Power BI
6 9 (1.09%) Big Data
6 9 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.85%) GIS
7 7 (0.85%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.49%) Redis
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.24%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 91 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 53 (6.43%) Jenkins
3 50 (6.07%) JIRA
4 48 (5.83%) Selenium
5 31 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
7 26 (3.16%) Xcode
8 23 (2.79%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.94%) Axure RP
9 16 (1.94%) GitLab
9 16 (1.94%) Jasmine
10 15 (1.82%) Android Studio
10 15 (1.82%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
11 14 (1.70%) JUnit
11 14 (1.70%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.46%) Grunt
12 12 (1.46%) gulp
12 12 (1.46%) Mocha
12 12 (1.46%) Protractor
General
1 91 (11.04%) Finance
2 51 (6.19%) Marketing
3 32 (3.88%) Retail
4 29 (3.52%) Banking
5 21 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.09%) Billing
7 9 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.85%) Law
9 6 (0.73%) Back Office
10 5 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.61%) Electronics
10 5 (0.61%) Publishing
11 4 (0.49%) Advertising
11 4 (0.49%) Automotive
11 4 (0.49%) Games
11 4 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.24%) German Language
12 2 (0.24%) Legal
12 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 363 (44.05%) Developer
2 90 (10.92%) Android Developer
3 79 (9.59%) Designer
4 68 (8.25%) Architect
4 68 (8.25%) Mobile Developer
5 62 (7.52%) Applications Developer
6 57 (6.92%) UX Designer
7 54 (6.55%) iOS Developer
8 48 (5.83%) Tester
9 46 (5.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 44 (5.34%) Analyst
11 43 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
12 35 (4.25%) Project Manager
13 32 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 31 (3.76%) Xamarin Developer
15 27 (3.28%) React Developer
16 26 (3.16%) Automation Tester
16 26 (3.16%) Consultant
16 26 (3.16%) Java Developer
17 23 (2.79%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (24.88%) HTML
2 178 (21.60%) CSS
3 112 (13.59%) .NET
4 92 (11.17%) Web Services
5 83 (10.07%) AngularJS
5 83 (10.07%) HTML5
6 76 (9.22%) JSON
7 63 (7.65%) React
8 60 (7.28%) jQuery
8 60 (7.28%) REST
9 59 (7.16%) ASP.NET
10 57 (6.92%) CSS3
11 54 (6.55%) RESTful
12 44 (5.34%) Node.js
12 44 (5.34%) React Native
13 43 (5.22%) SOAP
13 43 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 40 (4.85%) iOS SDK
15 38 (4.61%) Spring
16 36 (4.37%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 144 (17.48%) User Experience
2 37 (4.49%) iPhone
3 36 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.55%) iPad
7 20 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (2.43%) Social Media
8 16 (1.94%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.58%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.21%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.97%) Handset
13 7 (0.85%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.85%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.85%) PKI
14 6 (0.73%) BYOD
14 6 (0.73%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.73%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 277 (33.62%) Android
2 199 (24.15%) Apple iOS
3 82 (9.95%) Windows
4 17 (2.06%) Linux
5 16 (1.94%) Unix
6 15 (1.82%) Mac OS X
6 15 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.58%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.33%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (18.45%) Scrum
3 138 (16.75%) Android Development
4 109 (13.23%) Mobile Application Development
5 106 (12.86%) Test Automation
6 105 (12.74%) iOS Development
7 90 (10.92%) TDD
8 84 (10.19%) Mobile Development
9 75 (9.10%) MVC
10 69 (8.37%) E-Commerce
11 65 (7.89%) SDLC
12 61 (7.40%) Front End Development
13 56 (6.80%) Functional Testing
13 56 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
14 53 (6.43%) Microservices
15 52 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (6.07%) DevOps
16 50 (6.07%) OO
17 48 (5.83%) Project Management
18 45 (5.46%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 222 (26.94%) JavaScript
2 164 (19.90%) Java
3 110 (13.35%) C#
4 97 (11.77%) SQL
5 62 (7.52%) Apple Swift
6 59 (7.16%) Objective-C
7 35 (4.25%) Python
8 24 (2.91%) Java 8
9 22 (2.67%) PHP
10 13 (1.58%) Ruby
11 12 (1.46%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.33%) C++
12 11 (1.33%) Kotlin
12 11 (1.33%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.21%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.97%) VB
14 8 (0.97%) XAML
15 7 (0.85%) Groovy
16 6 (0.73%) Go
17 4 (0.49%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 75 (9.10%) Degree
2 26 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.58%) ISEB
6 9 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.09%) HP MASE
7 8 (0.97%) CISM
7 8 (0.97%) CISSP
7 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.73%) A+ Certification
9 6 (0.73%) APMP
9 6 (0.73%) CEH
9 6 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.61%) MOS
10 5 (0.61%) PMP
10 5 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.49%) MCSE
11 4 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.70%) QA
2 10 (1.21%) GDPR
2 10 (1.21%) SLA
3 6 (0.73%) PSD2
4 5 (0.61%) GxP
5 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.36%) TickIT
6 2 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.03%) Docker
3 14 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.09%) FreeRADIUS
5 8 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.24%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.24%) Firmware
6 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.12%) HDFS
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.06%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.82%) Ansible
3 13 (1.58%) Puppet
4 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.33%) HockeyApp
6 9 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.85%) SCCM
8 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.24%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.12%) Nessus
9 1 (0.12%) Nmap
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 110 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 75 (9.10%) Xamarin
3 53 (6.43%) Apple
4 35 (4.25%) Google
5 20 (2.43%) Adobe
6 17 (2.06%) SAP
7 16 (1.94%) Citrix
7 16 (1.94%) Oracle
8 14 (1.70%) Twitter
9 13 (1.58%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.46%) Remedy
11 11 (1.33%) BMC
12 10 (1.21%) HP
12 10 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.21%) Samsung
13 9 (1.09%) Aruba
13 9 (1.09%) Brocade
13 9 (1.09%) Fortinet
13 9 (1.09%) Kony
14 6 (0.73%) VMware