Period
to

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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 218 170 193
Rank change year-on-year -48 +23 -36
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1,137 866 692
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.30% 1.52% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.13% 4.99% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 625 483
10th Percentile £374 £339 £313
25th Percentile £450 £406 £372
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -1.64%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £538
90th Percentile £676 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 6 6
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.08 £11.93
25th Percentile £15.55 £11.65 £12.23
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £30.30
Median % change year-on-year -9.33% -31.93% +83.64%
75th Percentile £62.34 £30.89 £51.56
90th Percentile £74.75 £42.22 £53.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.85 £13.03 £13.00
% change year-on-year +29.34% +0.19% -12.44%

Mobile App is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 27,546 17,369 14,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.49% 30.46% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,320 11,669 9,624
10th Percentile £313 £295 £240
25th Percentile £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £763 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 716 649 638
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £12.62
25th Percentile £17.00 £16.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% +15.56% +9.76%
75th Percentile £50.00 £47.75 £46.19
90th Percentile £66.00 £60.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £20.11
% change year-on-year -12.50% +19.34% +6.57%

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mobile App.

Daily rate trend for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mobile App over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mobile App.

Hourly rate trend for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mobile App over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -40 909 £525 +10.53% 319
Work from Home -40 581 £525 +16.67% 161
London -68 509 £550 +10.00% 143
UK excluding London -12 356 £500 +17.65% 199
North of England +12 137 £525 +19.32% 67
North West +8 86 £525 +28.83% 46
South East -14 75 £475 +11.76% 30
Midlands -25 58 £500 +25.79% 30
Yorkshire -13 46 £500 +5.26% 19
Scotland -25 39 £525 +23.53% 16
West Midlands -24 37 £519 +16.38% 16
East Midlands -16 20 £475 +37.68% 14
South West -32 20 £506 +12.50% 33
Wales -10 12 £550 +30.18% 7
East of England -40 12 £313 -21.88% 16
North East -9 6 £500 +17.65% 2
Northern Ireland -5 3 £155 -64.04% 1

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 498 (43.80%) Agile
2 283 (24.89%) Android
3 277 (24.36%) Apple iOS
4 262 (23.04%) User Experience
5 243 (21.37%) JavaScript
6 199 (17.50%) Social Skills
7 197 (17.33%) Finance
8 182 (16.01%) UX Design
9 175 (15.39%) Scrum
10 169 (14.86%) Azure
11 167 (14.69%) Java
12 162 (14.25%) React
13 157 (13.81%) Test Automation
14 156 (13.72%) JIRA
15 152 (13.37%) CI/CD
16 146 (12.84%) HTML
16 146 (12.84%) REST
16 146 (12.84%) DevOps
17 143 (12.58%) React Native
18 138 (12.14%) Node.js
19 137 (12.05%) Prototyping
20 135 (11.87%) Accessibility
21 131 (11.52%) Git (software)
21 131 (11.52%) AWS
22 128 (11.26%) iOS Development
23 124 (10.91%) CSS
24 121 (10.64%) Mobile Application Development
25 120 (10.55%) Microsoft
26 113 (9.94%) TypeScript
27 112 (9.85%) Android Development

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 96 (8.44%) Confluence
2 28 (2.46%) CMS
3 20 (1.76%) Apache
3 20 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
4 16 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 16 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 10 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.44%) Mule
8 4 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.26%) IIS
9 3 (0.26%) JBoss
9 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 57 (5.01%) Sketch
2 28 (2.46%) InVision
3 20 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 20 (1.76%) Photoshop
4 19 (1.67%) Adobe XD
5 15 (1.32%) Zeplin
6 14 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (0.88%) MS Visio
10 9 (0.79%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (0.44%) Marvel
13 3 (0.26%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.26%) InDesign
14 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 9 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.53%) Shopify
4 5 (0.44%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.26%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.18%) Maximo
7 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.088%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.088%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.088%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.088%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.088%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 169 (14.86%) Azure
2 131 (11.52%) AWS
3 78 (6.86%) Figma
4 62 (5.45%) GitHub
5 45 (3.96%) Serverless
6 43 (3.78%) SaaS
7 41 (3.61%) Microsoft 365
8 34 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
8 34 (2.99%) GCP
8 34 (2.99%) PaaS
9 26 (2.29%) IaaS
10 23 (2.02%) Slack
11 22 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (1.76%) BrowserStack
12 20 (1.76%) Power Platform
13 19 (1.67%) Firebase
14 14 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (0.97%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.20%) Internet
2 22 (1.93%) HTTP
3 18 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (0.97%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.62%) Firewall
6 7 (0.62%) VPN
7 6 (0.53%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.53%) Broadband
7 6 (0.53%) Intranet
7 6 (0.53%) LAN
7 6 (0.53%) VoLTE
7 6 (0.53%) VoWiFi
7 6 (0.53%) WAN
8 5 (0.44%) 2G
8 5 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.35%) 3G
9 4 (0.35%) DOCSIS
9 4 (0.35%) SMS
9 4 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.05%) NoSQL
2 32 (2.81%) SQL Server
3 27 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 22 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 18 (1.58%) MySQL
7 16 (1.41%) Apache Ignite
8 11 (0.97%) DB2
9 10 (0.88%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.79%) MS Access
10 9 (0.79%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.70%) Big Data
11 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.44%) Redis
15 4 (0.35%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.35%) GIS
15 4 (0.35%) Power BI
16 3 (0.26%) Looker
Development Applications
1 156 (13.72%) JIRA
2 131 (11.52%) Git (software)
3 83 (7.30%) Jenkins
4 50 (4.40%) Xcode
5 42 (3.69%) Android Studio
6 38 (3.34%) Selenium
7 31 (2.73%) Appium
8 30 (2.64%) GitLab
8 30 (2.64%) Maven
9 27 (2.37%) Cucumber
10 25 (2.20%) Postman
11 24 (2.11%) fastlane
12 21 (1.85%) JUnit
13 19 (1.67%) Cypress.io
14 17 (1.50%) SoapUI
14 17 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (1.41%) TeamCity
16 15 (1.32%) Mockito
17 14 (1.23%) Axure RP
17 14 (1.23%) SonarQube
General
1 199 (17.50%) Social Skills
2 197 (17.33%) Finance
3 99 (8.71%) Banking
4 83 (7.30%) Public Sector
5 79 (6.95%) Retail
6 78 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (3.78%) Telecoms
8 39 (3.43%) Presentation Skills
9 24 (2.11%) Marketing
10 22 (1.93%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.58%) Front Office
12 16 (1.41%) Retail Banking
13 13 (1.14%) Games
13 13 (1.14%) Manufacturing
14 12 (1.06%) Legal
15 11 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
16 9 (0.79%) Automotive
17 8 (0.70%) Electronics
17 8 (0.70%) Influencing Skills
18 6 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 380 (33.42%) Developer
2 202 (17.77%) Designer
3 105 (9.23%) React Developer
4 97 (8.53%) UX Designer
5 88 (7.74%) Analyst
6 82 (7.21%) Architect
7 79 (6.95%) iOS Developer
8 74 (6.51%) UI Designer
9 69 (6.07%) Android Developer
10 64 (5.63%) Business Analyst
11 62 (5.45%) Interaction Designer
12 54 (4.75%) UI/UX Designer
13 51 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (3.96%) Tester
15 44 (3.87%) Software Engineer
16 41 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
16 41 (3.61%) Mobile Developer
17 40 (3.52%) Senior Developer
18 37 (3.25%) Applications Developer
19 34 (2.99%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (14.25%) React
2 146 (12.84%) HTML
2 146 (12.84%) REST
3 143 (12.58%) React Native
4 138 (12.14%) Node.js
5 124 (10.91%) CSS
6 79 (6.95%) .NET
7 62 (5.45%) JSON
8 57 (5.01%) RESTful
9 42 (3.69%) GraphQL
10 35 (3.08%) Redux
11 33 (2.90%) Web Services
12 32 (2.81%) AngularJS
12 32 (2.81%) Spring
13 30 (2.64%) HTML5
14 28 (2.46%) iOS SDK
15 27 (2.37%) ASP.NET
15 27 (2.37%) SOAP
16 26 (2.29%) OAuth
16 26 (2.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 262 (23.04%) User Experience
2 53 (4.66%) Virtual Team
3 32 (2.81%) Data Protection Act
4 25 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (1.76%) IoT
5 20 (1.76%) iPhone
6 19 (1.67%) iPad
7 14 (1.23%) Cloud Native
8 13 (1.14%) Animation
8 13 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.14%) Renewable Energy
9 12 (1.06%) NHS
10 9 (0.79%) Driving Licence
10 9 (0.79%) Social Media
10 9 (0.79%) W3C
11 8 (0.70%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.70%) BYOD
11 8 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.70%) Graphic Design
11 8 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 283 (24.89%) Android
2 277 (24.36%) Apple iOS
3 45 (3.96%) Windows
4 25 (2.20%) Windows 10
5 8 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.62%) Linux
7 5 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.088%) Unix
9 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.088%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (43.80%) Agile
2 182 (16.01%) UX Design
3 175 (15.39%) Scrum
4 157 (13.81%) Test Automation
5 152 (13.37%) CI/CD
6 146 (12.84%) DevOps
7 137 (12.05%) Prototyping
8 128 (11.26%) iOS Development
9 121 (10.64%) Mobile Application Development
10 112 (9.85%) Android Development
11 100 (8.80%) Software Engineering
12 98 (8.62%) E-Commerce
13 92 (8.09%) Full Stack Development
14 90 (7.92%) Microservices
15 87 (7.65%) Front End Development
16 84 (7.39%) User Research
17 81 (7.12%) Kanban
18 78 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
19 75 (6.60%) Journey Map
20 74 (6.51%) Interaction Design
Programming Languages
1 243 (21.37%) JavaScript
2 167 (14.69%) Java
3 113 (9.94%) TypeScript
4 88 (7.74%) Apple Swift
5 80 (7.04%) Kotlin
6 65 (5.72%) SQL
7 58 (5.10%) C#
8 48 (4.22%) Python
9 29 (2.55%) Objective-C
10 17 (1.50%) PHP
11 16 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.06%) ES6
13 10 (0.88%) Bash
13 10 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.53%) C
14 6 (0.53%) Ruby
14 6 (0.53%) Scala
15 5 (0.44%) C++
15 5 (0.44%) VBScript
16 4 (0.35%) F#
Qualifications
1 46 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 44 (3.87%) Degree
3 24 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (0.79%) ISEB
8 7 (0.62%) CEH
8 7 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.53%) CISSP
9 6 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.35%) CISM
10 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.35%) OSCP
11 3 (0.26%) ACCA
11 3 (0.26%) CIMA
11 3 (0.26%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.26%) MCSE
11 3 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (11.87%) Accessibility
2 89 (7.83%) QA
3 29 (2.55%) WCAG
4 16 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.14%) SLA
6 5 (0.44%) GDPR
7 4 (0.35%) NIST
7 4 (0.35%) PMO
7 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.18%) COBIT
9 2 (0.18%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.088%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.088%) GMP
10 1 (0.088%) GxP
10 1 (0.088%) HIPAA
System Software
1 31 (2.73%) Docker
2 23 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.088%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 37 (3.25%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.93%) Terraform
3 21 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (1.06%) SCCM
5 8 (0.70%) Ansible
6 5 (0.44%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.44%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.18%) Grafana
8 2 (0.18%) Kibana
8 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.18%) Puppet
8 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.088%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.088%) MIIS
Vendors
1 120 (10.55%) Microsoft
2 72 (6.33%) Adobe
3 52 (4.57%) Google
4 40 (3.52%) Apple
5 38 (3.34%) Oracle
6 36 (3.17%) SAP
7 32 (2.81%) Splunk
8 25 (2.20%) AppDynamics
9 21 (1.85%) Mercator
10 18 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.58%) Xamarin
11 15 (1.32%) ServiceNow
12 11 (0.97%) Citrix
12 11 (0.97%) ForgeRock
13 10 (0.88%) Workday
14 7 (0.62%) Dynatrace
14 7 (0.62%) HP
14 7 (0.62%) IBM
15 6 (0.53%) Wyse
16 5 (0.44%) Elastic Path