Period
to 26 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile App over the 6 months to 26 September 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
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 152 177
Rank change year-on-year +7 +25 -16
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1,908 1,733 1,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.86% 1.75% 1.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.43% 5.11% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,370 1,156 1,156
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 20
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.76% +9.93% +21.77%
10th Percentile £14.54 £16.78 £10.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £63.75 £46.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -52.22% +7.14% +28.83%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,111 33,940 36,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 34.25% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,948 22,216 23,983
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,084 1,055 1,250
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.64
% change year-on-year - -3.10% +17.94%

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mobile App as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile App over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile App over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Top 17 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 26 September 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
England +2 1,778 £450 +5.88% 728
London +9 1,021 £500 +11.11% 277
UK excluding London -17 852 £413 +3.13% 504
South East +18 334 £450 +12.50% 124
North of England -33 216 £400 +3.23% 149
North West +8 132 £400 +6.67% 86
Midlands -23 103 £450 +12.50% 88
West Midlands +6 77 £470 +17.50% 46
Scotland +4 75 £400 +6.67% 31
Yorkshire -23 72 £401 -2.91% 62
East of England -61 52 £450 +12.50% 51
South West -33 51 £388 +3.33% 40
East Midlands -14 30 £600 +50.00% 42
Northern Ireland +34 12 £460 +12.20% 4
North East -52 12 £409 +9.00% 1
Wales -14 11 £400 +10.34% 18
Channel Islands - 2 £408 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 952 (49.90%) Agile Software Development
2 617 (32.34%) Android
3 616 (32.29%) JavaScript
4 537 (28.14%) Apple iOS
5 472 (24.74%) User Experience
6 459 (24.06%) HTML
7 450 (23.58%) Java
8 405 (21.23%) CSS
9 357 (18.71%) TDD
10 330 (17.30%) Scrum
11 286 (14.99%) Finance
12 285 (14.94%) Android Development
13 265 (13.89%) Test Automation
14 248 (13.00%) Mobile Application Development
15 245 (12.84%) Git (software)
16 244 (12.79%) iOS Development
17 233 (12.21%) React
18 215 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
19 210 (11.01%) HTML5
20 206 (10.80%) AngularJS
21 204 (10.69%) React Native
22 203 (10.64%) REST
23 197 (10.32%) C#
24 196 (10.27%) Node.js
25 190 (9.96%) Microsoft Azure
25 190 (9.96%) .NET
26 185 (9.70%) JSON
27 184 (9.64%) E-Commerce
28 181 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
28 181 (9.49%) DevOps

Mobile App
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 55 (2.88%) CMS
2 40 (2.10%) Confluence
3 22 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.58%) SAS
5 10 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (0.52%) Drupal
6 9 (0.47%) Apache
6 9 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.47%) Skype for Business
6 9 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.37%) ArcGIS
7 7 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (0.37%) WordPress
8 6 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.31%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.26%) IIS
9 5 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (2.46%) Photoshop
2 35 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (1.78%) InVision
4 20 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
6 15 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.31%) UXPin
11 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (0.21%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.16%) Flinto
13 3 (0.16%) InDesign
14 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.10%) Snapchat
15 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
15 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.052%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.052%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.052%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.052%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 190 (9.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 181 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (2.94%) Office 365
4 54 (2.83%) PaaS
5 45 (2.36%) GitHub
6 39 (2.04%) SaaS
7 33 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (1.15%) Serverless
9 20 (1.05%) Google Play
10 19 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
12 15 (0.79%) Google Analytics
13 14 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (0.73%) npm
14 12 (0.63%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (0.63%) IaaS
15 11 (0.58%) OneDrive
16 10 (0.52%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.15%) Internet
2 34 (1.78%) HTTP
3 17 (0.89%) LAN
4 16 (0.84%) VPN
5 15 (0.79%) Firewall
6 13 (0.68%) SSL
7 12 (0.63%) WAN
8 11 (0.58%) Bluetooth
8 11 (0.58%) Skype
8 11 (0.58%) Wireshark
9 9 (0.47%) Wireless
9 9 (0.47%) WLAN
10 8 (0.42%) Network Security
10 8 (0.42%) SMS
11 7 (0.37%) DNS
11 7 (0.37%) IPsec
11 7 (0.37%) OSPF
11 7 (0.37%) SNMP
11 7 (0.37%) SSH
11 7 (0.37%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.41%) MySQL
3 40 (2.10%) MongoDB
4 36 (1.89%) SQLite
5 27 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (1.36%) Cosmos DB
7 23 (1.21%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.05%) Big Data
9 19 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (1.00%) NoSQL
10 17 (0.89%) Power BI
11 16 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (0.58%) Blockchain
13 11 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.52%) GIS
15 9 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.47%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.37%) BigQuery
16 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 245 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 155 (8.12%) JIRA
3 153 (8.02%) Jenkins
4 115 (6.03%) Selenium
5 73 (3.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 70 (3.67%) Xcode
7 67 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 62 (3.25%) Visual Studio
9 54 (2.83%) JUnit
10 51 (2.67%) Appium
11 48 (2.52%) Subversion
12 42 (2.20%) Axure RP
12 42 (2.20%) Gradle
12 42 (2.20%) Maven
13 38 (1.99%) WebDriver
14 37 (1.94%) gulp
15 34 (1.78%) Android Studio
15 34 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 32 (1.68%) Jasmine
16 32 (1.68%) Mercurial
General
1 286 (14.99%) Finance
2 121 (6.34%) Retail
3 107 (5.61%) Banking
4 90 (4.72%) Marketing
5 66 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.15%) Games
7 20 (1.05%) Back Office
8 19 (1.00%) Publishing
9 15 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (0.73%) Law
11 12 (0.63%) Billing
12 11 (0.58%) Advertising
12 11 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.37%) Automotive
16 7 (0.37%) Electronics
17 5 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 889 (46.59%) Developer
2 173 (9.07%) Designer
3 162 (8.49%) Android Developer
3 162 (8.49%) React Developer
4 135 (7.08%) Architect
5 128 (6.71%) Applications Developer
6 116 (6.08%) UX Designer
7 113 (5.92%) Mobile Developer
8 112 (5.87%) iOS Developer
9 108 (5.66%) Java Developer
10 101 (5.29%) Analyst
10 101 (5.29%) Senior Developer
11 97 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
12 93 (4.87%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 90 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 86 (4.51%) Project Manager
15 80 (4.19%) Tester
16 73 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
17 55 (2.88%) Business Analyst
18 50 (2.62%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (24.06%) HTML
2 405 (21.23%) CSS
3 233 (12.21%) React
4 210 (11.01%) HTML5
5 206 (10.80%) AngularJS
6 204 (10.69%) React Native
7 203 (10.64%) REST
8 196 (10.27%) Node.js
9 190 (9.96%) .NET
10 185 (9.70%) JSON
11 178 (9.33%) RESTful
12 176 (9.22%) Web Services
13 131 (6.87%) CSS3
14 108 (5.66%) Redux
15 94 (4.93%) jQuery
16 89 (4.66%) SOAP
17 87 (4.56%) Spring
18 85 (4.45%) ASP.NET
19 83 (4.35%) OAuth
20 68 (3.56%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 472 (24.74%) User Experience
2 116 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
3 98 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 79 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (2.67%) iPhone
6 49 (2.57%) Fintech
6 49 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.89%) Social Media
9 35 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 31 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 31 (1.62%) iPad
11 25 (1.31%) Virtual Team
12 24 (1.26%) Video on Demand
13 22 (1.15%) Management Information System
14 17 (0.89%) Cloud Native
14 17 (0.89%) Public Cloud
15 16 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
16 15 (0.79%) Animation
16 15 (0.79%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 617 (32.34%) Android
2 537 (28.14%) Apple iOS
3 114 (5.97%) Windows
4 45 (2.36%) Linux
5 24 (1.26%) Unix
6 21 (1.10%) Windows 10
6 21 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
9 10 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.21%) CentOS
12 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.052%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 952 (49.90%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (18.71%) TDD
3 330 (17.30%) Scrum
4 285 (14.94%) Android Development
5 265 (13.89%) Test Automation
6 248 (13.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 244 (12.79%) iOS Development
8 215 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
9 184 (9.64%) E-Commerce
10 181 (9.49%) DevOps
11 173 (9.07%) BDD
12 170 (8.91%) Mobile Development
13 147 (7.70%) Front End Development
14 146 (7.65%) OO
15 145 (7.60%) Microservices
16 143 (7.49%) SDLC
17 138 (7.23%) Wireframes
18 126 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
19 118 (6.18%) MVC
20 95 (4.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 616 (32.29%) JavaScript
2 450 (23.58%) Java
3 197 (10.32%) C#
4 168 (8.81%) Apple Swift
5 166 (8.70%) SQL
6 137 (7.18%) Python
7 135 (7.08%) Objective-C
8 56 (2.94%) PHP
9 55 (2.88%) C++
10 51 (2.67%) ES6
11 48 (2.52%) Kotlin
12 47 (2.46%) TypeScript
13 45 (2.36%) Java 8
14 43 (2.25%) Ruby
15 33 (1.73%) Go
16 24 (1.26%) ES7
16 24 (1.26%) JSX
17 19 (1.00%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.00%) Scala
17 19 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (9.17%) Degree
2 87 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.21%) ISEB
6 18 (0.94%) CISSP
7 16 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.73%) CEH
9 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.58%) CISM
11 9 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.42%) APMP
12 8 (0.42%) PMP
13 7 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.37%) HP MASE
14 6 (0.31%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.31%) CCNA
14 6 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (9.01%) QA
2 17 (0.89%) GDPR
3 16 (0.84%) PSD2
4 12 (0.63%) SLA
5 9 (0.47%) PMO
6 8 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
7 5 (0.26%) GxP
7 5 (0.26%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.10%) TickIT
10 2 (0.10%) WCAG
11 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 112 (5.87%) Docker
2 43 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.47%) OpenAM
5 7 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.10%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.052%) Firmware
8 1 (0.052%) HDFS
8 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.052%) IAG
8 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.052%) Xen
8 1 (0.052%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 57 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.42%) Ansible
3 26 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
4 23 (1.21%) Puppet
5 22 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (1.00%) Terraform
8 15 (0.79%) HockeyApp
9 7 (0.37%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.26%) SCCM
12 3 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.16%) CASB
12 3 (0.16%) Grafana
12 3 (0.16%) Graphite
12 3 (0.16%) Packer
13 2 (0.10%) MaaS360
13 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 1 (0.052%) Nagios
14 1 (0.052%) SCOM
Vendors
1 165 (8.65%) Microsoft
2 103 (5.40%) Google
3 88 (4.61%) Xamarin
4 67 (3.51%) Apple
5 48 (2.52%) Adobe
6 29 (1.52%) Oracle
7 26 (1.36%) SAP
8 25 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.26%) IBM
10 21 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 20 (1.05%) Apigee
12 18 (0.94%) Twitter
13 17 (0.89%) Remedy
14 15 (0.79%) Tableau
15 14 (0.73%) HP
16 13 (0.68%) Citrix
17 11 (0.58%) BMC
18 10 (0.52%) Kony
18 10 (0.52%) Samsung
19 9 (0.47%) ForgeRock