Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 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
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 149 153
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +6
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1,627 1,838 1,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.79% 1.84% 1.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 5.71% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,036 1,270 1,060
UK median daily rate £474 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.28% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £318 £300
90th Percentile £602 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 12
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £22.57 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.23% -42.50% +15.54%
10th Percentile £13.05 £14.30 £31.63
90th Percentile £122.50 £48.25 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.07 £21.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +63.09% -45.22% +40.18%

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 29,279 32,189 30,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.27% 32.24% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,828 20,864 19,398
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £280 £268 £263
90th Percentile £666 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,024 1,022 1,053
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £21.84 £19.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.51% +10.83% -6.17%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.72 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year -9.89% +14.06% -14.29%

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Top 16 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 20 June 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
England -10 1,485 £471 +4.72% 323
London -2 874 £500 +5.26% 100
UK excluding London -11 702 £445 +11.25% 261
South East -40 225 £450 +5.88% 53
North of England +4 193 £425 +13.33% 95
North West -11 90 £463 +25.00% 64
Midlands -1 86 £425 +6.25% 39
Yorkshire +30 81 £425 +8.97% 19
Scotland +29 79 £475 +18.75% 25
South West -12 60 £439 +9.69% 20
West Midlands -14 57 £425 +6.25% 20
East of England -4 28 £383 -12.57% 16
East Midlands +16 24 £450 +12.50% 19
Wales +25 22 £438 - 12
North East +21 22 £400 -3.03% 12
Northern Ireland +5 10 £350 -22.22% 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 851 (52.30%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (29.07%) JavaScript
3 469 (28.83%) Android
4 430 (26.43%) Apple iOS
5 412 (25.32%) User Experience
6 360 (22.13%) Finance
7 335 (20.59%) HTML
8 325 (19.98%) CSS
9 319 (19.61%) Scrum
10 310 (19.05%) Java
11 240 (14.75%) Mobile Application Development
12 221 (13.58%) Git (software)
13 219 (13.46%) React
14 213 (13.09%) Test Automation
15 207 (12.72%) Android Development
15 207 (12.72%) Node.js
16 197 (12.11%) JIRA
17 188 (11.56%) JSON
18 186 (11.43%) C#
19 180 (11.06%) iOS Development
20 179 (11.00%) REST
21 173 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
22 172 (10.57%) .NET
22 172 (10.57%) E-Commerce
23 168 (10.33%) DevOps
24 166 (10.20%) HTML5
25 163 (10.02%) TDD
26 152 (9.34%) QA
27 145 (8.91%) Mobile Development
28 140 (8.60%) Banking

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 88 (5.41%) CMS
2 82 (5.04%) Confluence
3 55 (3.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 30 (1.84%) Apache
5 29 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 27 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (0.92%) Magnolia
10 13 (0.80%) Drupal
11 12 (0.74%) IIS
11 12 (0.74%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.61%) nginx
14 8 (0.49%) WordPress
15 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.43%) Mule
16 6 (0.37%) Anypoint
17 5 (0.31%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 99 (6.08%) Sketch
2 63 (3.87%) InVision
3 36 (2.21%) Photoshop
4 25 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (0.92%) Zeplin
7 13 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.80%) Marvel
8 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (0.49%) Adobe XD
10 6 (0.37%) Flinto
11 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.31%) UXPin
12 3 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.18%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 2 (0.12%) InDesign
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
14 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.061%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.25%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.12%) Magento
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.061%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.061%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.061%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.061%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.061%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 173 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (4.00%) GitHub
4 61 (3.75%) Office 365
5 38 (2.34%) PaaS
6 37 (2.27%) Slack
7 31 (1.91%) npm
8 22 (1.35%) OpenShift
9 19 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (1.04%) Yarn
11 15 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 14 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
12 14 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (0.86%) Google Play
12 14 (0.86%) SaaS
12 14 (0.86%) Serverless
13 13 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (0.80%) Google Analytics
14 12 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
2 18 (1.11%) VPN
3 17 (1.04%) Internet
4 14 (0.86%) Firewall
5 12 (0.74%) NFC
5 12 (0.74%) SSL
5 12 (0.74%) Wireshark
6 10 (0.61%) HTTP
6 10 (0.61%) LAN
7 7 (0.43%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.43%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.37%) WAN
8 6 (0.37%) Wireless
9 5 (0.31%) FTP
9 5 (0.31%) WebEx
9 5 (0.31%) WLAN
10 4 (0.25%) Broadband
10 4 (0.25%) DMZ
10 4 (0.25%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.78%) MySQL
3 28 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 26 (1.60%) SQLite
5 24 (1.48%) Big Data
5 24 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 22 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 14 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (0.74%) Redis
10 10 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (0.55%) InfluxDB
11 9 (0.55%) Power BI
12 8 (0.49%) Blockchain
12 8 (0.49%) GIS
13 7 (0.43%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 221 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 197 (12.11%) JIRA
3 125 (7.68%) Jenkins
4 104 (6.39%) Selenium
5 63 (3.87%) Maven
6 61 (3.75%) Axure RP
7 54 (3.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 48 (2.95%) Xcode
9 45 (2.77%) gulp
9 45 (2.77%) Sonatype Nexus
10 44 (2.70%) JUnit
11 43 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 40 (2.46%) Visual Studio
13 37 (2.27%) Appium
14 36 (2.21%) Android Studio
15 35 (2.15%) Cucumber
16 32 (1.97%) Gradle
16 32 (1.97%) WebDriver
17 30 (1.84%) Subversion
18 26 (1.60%) Mockito
General
1 360 (22.13%) Finance
2 140 (8.60%) Banking
3 110 (6.76%) Marketing
4 77 (4.73%) Retail
5 55 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.89%) Back Office
7 42 (2.58%) Games
8 19 (1.17%) Legal
9 15 (0.92%) Advertising
10 14 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.80%) French Language
12 11 (0.68%) Automotive
12 11 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.61%) Publishing
14 9 (0.55%) Electronics
15 6 (0.37%) Law
15 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 723 (44.44%) Developer
2 206 (12.66%) Designer
3 157 (9.65%) UX Designer
4 144 (8.85%) React Developer
5 129 (7.93%) Android Developer
5 129 (7.93%) iOS Developer
6 115 (7.07%) Analyst
7 101 (6.21%) Senior Developer
8 91 (5.59%) Mobile Developer
9 79 (4.86%) Architect
10 74 (4.55%) Tester
11 67 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
12 63 (3.87%) UI Designer
13 62 (3.81%) Applications Developer
14 59 (3.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 50 (3.07%) Project Manager
15 50 (3.07%) Xamarin Developer
16 49 (3.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 46 (2.83%) Business Analyst
17 46 (2.83%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (20.59%) HTML
2 325 (19.98%) CSS
3 219 (13.46%) React
4 207 (12.72%) Node.js
5 188 (11.56%) JSON
6 179 (11.00%) REST
7 172 (10.57%) .NET
8 166 (10.20%) HTML5
9 139 (8.54%) Web Services
10 128 (7.87%) AngularJS
11 127 (7.81%) React Native
12 117 (7.19%) CSS3
13 99 (6.08%) XML
14 96 (5.90%) RESTful
15 89 (5.47%) jQuery
16 72 (4.43%) GraphQL
17 67 (4.12%) Spring
18 57 (3.50%) ASP.NET
19 53 (3.26%) Apache Cordova
20 52 (3.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 412 (25.32%) User Experience
2 92 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (2.58%) Social Media
4 42 (2.58%) Virtual Team
5 35 (2.15%) Video on Demand
6 34 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 19 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
11 15 (0.92%) Over-the-Top Content
12 14 (0.86%) FMCG
13 12 (0.74%) e-Learning
13 12 (0.74%) NHS
14 11 (0.68%) Blackberry
14 11 (0.68%) Wiki
15 10 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
16 9 (0.55%) Animation
16 9 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 469 (28.83%) Android
2 430 (26.43%) Apple iOS
3 95 (5.84%) Windows
4 91 (5.59%) Linux
5 19 (1.17%) Unix
5 19 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
6 17 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.61%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.49%) Kali Linux
10 5 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.18%) tvOS
13 2 (0.12%) CentOS
13 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.061%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (52.30%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (19.61%) Scrum
3 240 (14.75%) Mobile Application Development
4 213 (13.09%) Test Automation
5 207 (12.72%) Android Development
6 180 (11.06%) iOS Development
7 172 (10.57%) E-Commerce
8 168 (10.33%) DevOps
9 163 (10.02%) TDD
10 145 (8.91%) Mobile Development
11 133 (8.17%) Front End Development
12 127 (7.81%) Prototyping
13 118 (7.25%) Kanban
13 118 (7.25%) Microservices
14 105 (6.45%) Analytics
15 101 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
16 99 (6.08%) SDLC
17 98 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
18 96 (5.90%) Wireframes
19 80 (4.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 473 (29.07%) JavaScript
2 310 (19.05%) Java
3 186 (11.43%) C#
4 117 (7.19%) Apple Swift
5 116 (7.13%) Python
6 98 (6.02%) SQL
7 77 (4.73%) Objective-C
8 65 (4.00%) Kotlin
9 58 (3.56%) Java 8
10 54 (3.32%) ES6
11 42 (2.58%) PHP
12 35 (2.15%) C++
13 34 (2.09%) Ruby
14 31 (1.91%) Go
15 23 (1.41%) TypeScript
16 20 (1.23%) C
17 18 (1.11%) Bash Shell
17 18 (1.11%) PowerShell
18 16 (0.98%) Shell Script
19 15 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 89 (5.47%) Degree
2 25 (1.54%) Master's Degree
3 23 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.68%) ISEB
8 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.49%) CISSP
10 7 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (0.43%) MOS
11 6 (0.37%) MCSE
11 6 (0.37%) OSCP
12 5 (0.31%) CREST Certified
12 5 (0.31%) MBA
13 4 (0.25%) CHECK Team Leader
13 4 (0.25%) CISA
13 4 (0.25%) MCSA
13 4 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (9.34%) QA
2 11 (0.68%) Actionable Recommendations
3 8 (0.49%) GDPR
3 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.25%) HL7
4 4 (0.25%) PMO
5 3 (0.18%) GxP
5 3 (0.18%) SLA
6 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.12%) PSD2
7 1 (0.061%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.061%) MiFID
7 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (5.10%) Docker
2 47 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.061%) Firmware
6 1 (0.061%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.061%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.061%) vSphere
6 1 (0.061%) XenApp
6 1 (0.061%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (3.69%) Kubernetes
2 40 (2.46%) Puppet
3 35 (2.15%) Terraform
4 32 (1.97%) Ansible
5 30 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 19 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.92%) AirWatch
8 13 (0.80%) ZABBIX
9 11 (0.68%) Grafana
9 11 (0.68%) Kibana
10 9 (0.55%) Consul
10 9 (0.55%) Graphite
10 9 (0.55%) logstash
10 9 (0.55%) Nessus
11 8 (0.49%) Nmap
12 7 (0.43%) SCCM
13 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.12%) Cisco CME
14 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 129 (7.93%) Microsoft
2 126 (7.74%) Adobe
3 71 (4.36%) Google
4 69 (4.24%) Xamarin
5 42 (2.58%) Apple
6 31 (1.91%) Splunk
7 28 (1.72%) Samsung
8 27 (1.66%) Oracle
9 24 (1.48%) AppDynamics
10 15 (0.92%) SAP
11 14 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 14 (0.86%) IBM
12 13 (0.80%) Facebook
13 12 (0.74%) ServiceNow
14 10 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
14 10 (0.61%) HP
14 10 (0.61%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.55%) Cisco
15 9 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.55%) SaltStack