Period
to 26 October 2020

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 October 2020 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 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 169 186 158
Rank change year-on-year +17 -28 -4
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 521 1,245 1,835
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.48% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.79% 4.72% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 880 1,348
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £309 £325 £319
90th Percentile £575 £626 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 26
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +90.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £13.24 £12.72 £12.96
90th Percentile £51.08 £122.50 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £35.07 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.14% +66.98% -53.33%

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 10,888 26,380 33,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.85% 31.29% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,930 16,777 21,820
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £250 £263 £275
90th Percentile £713 £669 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 1,046 1,054
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.73% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £12.61 £11.77 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £19.25
% change year-on-year +20.48% +7.79% -0.47%

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 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 +19 471 £450 - 364
London +10 258 £475 -5.00% 127
UK excluding London +68 224 £438 +2.94% 275
Work from Home -23 119 £438 +2.94% 78
North of England +61 94 £450 +5.88% 86
Yorkshire +89 61 £500 +17.65% 29
Midlands +75 41 £350 -23.29% 53
South East +67 33 £453 +0.59% 32
East Midlands +43 21 £320 -28.89% 28
North West +3 21 £400 -5.88% 41
West Midlands +50 20 £375 -20.84% 25
East of England +71 19 £450 +20.00% 17
Scotland +44 16 £450 -5.26% 19
South West +67 12 £375 -8.54% 45
North East +38 12 £486 +21.50% 16
Northern Ireland +11 6 £160 -44.01% 4
Wales +17 4 £319 -17.81% 20

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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.

1 245 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (37.43%) Java
3 175 (33.59%) Android
4 172 (33.01%) Apple iOS
5 141 (27.06%) Jenkins
6 140 (26.87%) User Experience
7 134 (25.72%) Git (software)
8 126 (24.18%) Test Automation
9 119 (22.84%) JIRA
10 114 (21.88%) AWS
11 111 (21.31%) Scrum
11 111 (21.31%) Kotlin
12 106 (20.35%) Python
13 100 (19.19%) DevOps
14 98 (18.81%) REST
15 90 (17.27%) HTML
15 90 (17.27%) CSS
15 90 (17.27%) Spring
16 89 (17.08%) JavaScript
17 88 (16.89%) JSON
17 88 (16.89%) Android Development
18 84 (16.12%) AppDynamics
18 84 (16.12%) Splunk
19 82 (15.74%) iOS Development
19 82 (15.74%) Apple Swift
20 79 (15.16%) GitHub
20 79 (15.16%) Finance
21 77 (14.78%) Node.js
22 73 (14.01%) Kanban
23 70 (13.44%) Spring Boot

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 68 (13.05%) Cloud Foundry
2 64 (12.28%) Confluence
3 30 (5.76%) Mule
4 10 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.73%) CMS
5 9 (1.73%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.73%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.96%) Apache
6 5 (0.96%) Headless CMS
6 5 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.77%) Anypoint
7 4 (0.77%) nginx
8 3 (0.58%) IIS
8 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.38%) DNN
9 2 (0.38%) Drupal
9 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (1.92%) Sketch
2 7 (1.34%) InVision
3 5 (0.96%) Figma
4 3 (0.58%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 114 (21.88%) AWS
2 79 (15.16%) GitHub
3 56 (10.75%) Slack
4 53 (10.17%) Azure
5 33 (6.33%) GCP
6 26 (4.99%) PaaS
7 24 (4.61%) IaaS
8 15 (2.88%) Office 365
8 15 (2.88%) Serverless
9 12 (2.30%) npm
10 11 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.73%) Firebase
12 8 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (1.34%) SaaS
14 5 (0.96%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.96%) Azure Functions
14 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.58%) BrowserStack
15 3 (0.58%) Power Platform
15 3 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.69%) Firewall
1 14 (2.69%) SSL
2 13 (2.50%) DNS
2 13 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 13 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.30%) HTTP
4 8 (1.54%) VPN
4 8 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.15%) Internet
6 5 (0.96%) Skype
7 3 (0.58%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.58%) Broadband
7 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.58%) LAN
7 3 (0.58%) Network Security
8 2 (0.38%) WAN
8 2 (0.38%) Wireless
9 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.07%) MongoDB
1 16 (3.07%) MySQL
2 13 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 10 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.15%) Big Data
5 6 (1.15%) BigQuery
5 6 (1.15%) Tableau
6 4 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (0.77%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.38%) Power BI
9 1 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.19%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 141 (27.06%) Jenkins
2 134 (25.72%) Git (software)
3 119 (22.84%) JIRA
4 58 (11.13%) Maven
5 56 (10.75%) Xcode
6 55 (10.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 54 (10.36%) JUnit
8 49 (9.40%) Mockito
9 48 (9.21%) Android Studio
10 41 (7.87%) CocoaPods
11 31 (5.95%) Selenium
12 25 (4.80%) Cucumber
13 23 (4.41%) IntelliJ
14 21 (4.03%) Gradle
15 19 (3.65%) Vagrant
16 17 (3.26%) Cypress.io
17 15 (2.88%) SoapUI
18 12 (2.30%) JMeter
19 11 (2.11%) Appium
20 10 (1.92%) CircleCI
General
1 79 (15.16%) Finance
2 59 (11.32%) Banking
3 26 (4.99%) Public Sector
4 16 (3.07%) Retail
5 13 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.30%) Marketing
6 12 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.73%) Games
8 9 (1.73%) Law
8 9 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.15%) Automotive
11 5 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.96%) Front Office
11 5 (0.96%) German Language
12 4 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.58%) Electronics
13 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 188 (36.08%) Developer
2 63 (12.09%) Designer
3 44 (8.45%) Mobile Developer
4 43 (8.25%) iOS Developer
5 37 (7.10%) Applications Developer
6 36 (6.91%) UX Designer
7 35 (6.72%) Android Developer
8 33 (6.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 29 (5.57%) Tester
10 24 (4.61%) React Developer
11 22 (4.22%) Automation Tester
11 22 (4.22%) Interaction Designer
12 21 (4.03%) Analyst
13 20 (3.84%) Architect
13 20 (3.84%) Java Developer
13 20 (3.84%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.84%) Xamarin Developer
14 19 (3.65%) Mobile Engineer
15 18 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
16 15 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (18.81%) REST
2 90 (17.27%) CSS
2 90 (17.27%) HTML
2 90 (17.27%) Spring
3 88 (16.89%) JSON
4 77 (14.78%) Node.js
5 70 (13.44%) Spring Boot
6 68 (13.05%) React
7 43 (8.25%) .NET
7 43 (8.25%) RxJava
8 42 (8.06%) React Native
9 33 (6.33%) WireMock
10 32 (6.14%) RESTful
10 32 (6.14%) SOAP
11 30 (5.76%) HTML5
12 29 (5.57%) AngularJS
13 27 (5.18%) Redux
14 26 (4.99%) Web Services
15 24 (4.61%) Hystrix
16 19 (3.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 140 (26.87%) User Experience
2 21 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 10 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
3 10 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (1.73%) Mobile Banking
4 9 (1.73%) Social Media
5 8 (1.54%) Cloud Native
5 8 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 8 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.54%) iPad
5 8 (1.54%) Video on Demand
6 7 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.96%) iPhone
8 5 (0.96%) NHS
9 4 (0.77%) Animation
9 4 (0.77%) Life Science
9 4 (0.77%) Mobile Games
9 4 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 175 (33.59%) Android
2 172 (33.01%) Apple iOS
3 34 (6.53%) Windows
4 9 (1.73%) Linux
5 8 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (1.34%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.38%) tvOS
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (24.18%) Test Automation
3 111 (21.31%) Scrum
4 100 (19.19%) DevOps
5 88 (16.89%) Android Development
6 82 (15.74%) iOS Development
7 73 (14.01%) Kanban
8 59 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 58 (11.13%) Microservices
10 51 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (9.02%) Pair Programming
12 46 (8.83%) TDD
13 45 (8.64%) BDD
14 43 (8.25%) Mobile Development
14 43 (8.25%) Performance Testing
15 42 (8.06%) SDLC
16 38 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (7.29%) Prototyping
16 38 (7.29%) Software Engineering
17 36 (6.91%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 195 (37.43%) Java
2 111 (21.31%) Kotlin
3 106 (20.35%) Python
4 89 (17.08%) JavaScript
5 82 (15.74%) Apple Swift
6 60 (11.52%) Java 8
7 44 (8.45%) Objective-C
8 23 (4.41%) C#
9 15 (2.88%) SQL
10 14 (2.69%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.69%) ES6
10 14 (2.69%) PHP
11 10 (1.92%) Go
12 8 (1.54%) C
12 8 (1.54%) C++
12 8 (1.54%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.15%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.96%) Perl
15 3 (0.58%) Ruby
16 2 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (4.22%) Degree
2 13 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 13 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.96%) ISEB
7 4 (0.77%) CREST Certified
7 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.77%) OSCP
8 3 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.38%) ICAEW
10 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.19%) PhD
10 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.19%) VCAP
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.45%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) WAI
3 3 (0.58%) GDPR
3 3 (0.58%) GxP
3 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.58%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) WCAG
4 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.38%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.38%) PMO
4 2 (0.38%) Section 508
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 14 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.92%) Docker
3 4 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (6.33%) Prometheus
2 23 (4.41%) Ansible
3 15 (2.88%) Kubernetes
4 12 (2.30%) Terraform
5 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (16.12%) AppDynamics
1 84 (16.12%) Splunk
2 29 (5.57%) Xamarin
3 26 (4.99%) MuleSoft
4 23 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 19 (3.65%) Google
6 17 (3.26%) Apple
7 14 (2.69%) F5
8 12 (2.30%) Adobe
9 9 (1.73%) Blue Coat
9 9 (1.73%) SAP
10 6 (1.15%) Twitter
10 6 (1.15%) VMware
11 5 (0.96%) Oracle
12 4 (0.77%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (0.77%) Citrix
12 4 (0.77%) Reuters
12 4 (0.77%) Sun
13 3 (0.58%) Samsung