Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 165 158
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7 +18
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1,881 1,575 1,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 1.64% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 5.01% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,325 1,033 1,259
UK median daily rate £446 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £281
90th Percentile £600 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 19
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -3.85% +7.62%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.25 £15.29
90th Percentile £63.75 £38.83 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +44.00% -17.22%

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 33,836 31,430 35,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.36% 32.74% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,622 20,535 22,857
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1,118 1,321
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.56 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.90 £18.91 £20.50
% change year-on-year +15.80% -7.77% +20.59%

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 23 February 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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 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 +26 1,795 £450 +5.88% 818
London +48 1,068 £475 +5.56% 302
UK excluding London -22 780 £400 - 552
South East +6 287 £425 +11.48% 145
North of England -14 184 £400 - 170
Midlands -6 125 £400 +6.67% 97
North West +3 97 £375 -11.76% 102
Yorkshire -19 74 £420 +5.00% 55
South West +19 73 £370 -17.78% 40
West Midlands -4 71 £413 +1.23% 42
East of England -49 60 £400 +2.56% 64
East Midlands +4 54 £400 +6.67% 55
Scotland -15 52 £400 - 23
North East +14 14 £419 +19.64% 13
Northern Ireland - 7 £350 - 6
Wales -4 2 £400 +6.67% 7

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 954 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (30.83%) Android
3 512 (27.22%) JavaScript
4 505 (26.85%) Apple iOS
5 451 (23.98%) User Experience
6 432 (22.97%) HTML
7 419 (22.28%) Java
8 401 (21.32%) CSS
9 351 (18.66%) Finance
10 330 (17.54%) Scrum
11 326 (17.33%) TDD
12 272 (14.46%) Test Automation
13 267 (14.19%) Android Development
14 236 (12.55%) Mobile Application Development
15 219 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
16 210 (11.16%) iOS Development
17 208 (11.06%) BDD
18 200 (10.63%) Web Services
19 195 (10.37%) HTML5
20 194 (10.31%) React
21 192 (10.21%) Git (software)
22 190 (10.10%) QA
23 188 (9.99%) AngularJS
23 188 (9.99%) Mobile Development
24 184 (9.78%) C#
25 182 (9.68%) RESTful
26 175 (9.30%) Banking
27 170 (9.04%) REST
28 166 (8.83%) Node.js
29 163 (8.67%) Front End 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 80 (4.25%) CMS
2 52 (2.76%) Confluence
3 27 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 26 (1.38%) Apache
5 22 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 18 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 17 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (0.80%) Marvel
10 14 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.69%) JBoss
12 9 (0.48%) IIS
12 9 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.43%) nginx
13 8 (0.43%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.43%) SAS
14 7 (0.37%) Drupal
14 7 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.32%) Kentico
15 6 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (4.41%) Photoshop
2 62 (3.30%) InVision
3 52 (2.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 32 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
6 17 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (0.85%) Flinto
8 15 (0.80%) MS Visio
9 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (0.27%) UXPin
11 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.16%) GIMP
12 2 (0.11%) InDesign
12 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.053%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.053%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.37%) Magento
2 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.27%) Maximo
4 4 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.053%) Radian6
6 1 (0.053%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.053%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.053%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.053%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 130 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.34%) GitHub
4 43 (2.29%) Office 365
5 38 (2.02%) PaaS
6 29 (1.54%) npm
6 29 (1.54%) SaaS
7 23 (1.22%) Firebase
8 21 (1.12%) IaaS
8 21 (1.12%) Sauce Labs
9 20 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 20 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.06%) Google Play
10 15 (0.80%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.69%) Heroku
11 13 (0.69%) Slack
12 12 (0.64%) BrowserStack
13 11 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.48%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.08%) Internet
2 29 (1.54%) HTTP
3 24 (1.28%) Bluetooth
4 20 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.69%) Skype
7 10 (0.53%) SMS
7 10 (0.53%) VPN
8 8 (0.43%) Intranet
8 8 (0.43%) WAN
9 7 (0.37%) Firewall
9 7 (0.37%) FTP
9 7 (0.37%) LAN
9 7 (0.37%) MQTT
9 7 (0.37%) Network Security
10 5 (0.27%) 3G
10 5 (0.27%) LTE
11 4 (0.21%) HSPA
11 4 (0.21%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.21%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (3.67%) NoSQL
2 65 (3.46%) MySQL
3 44 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 36 (1.91%) SQL Server
6 33 (1.75%) Big Data
7 21 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (1.06%) Redis
9 19 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 16 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 14 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (0.69%) Blockchain
12 13 (0.69%) CouchDB
13 11 (0.58%) Couchbase
13 11 (0.58%) JanusGraph
13 11 (0.58%) Neo4j
14 10 (0.53%) SQLite
15 8 (0.43%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 192 (10.21%) Git (software)
2 153 (8.13%) JIRA
3 141 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 110 (5.85%) Cucumber
5 105 (5.58%) Appium
6 104 (5.53%) Selenium
7 57 (3.03%) JUnit
8 56 (2.98%) Axure RP
9 51 (2.71%) Xcode
10 46 (2.45%) gulp
11 44 (2.34%) Calabash
12 42 (2.23%) Android Studio
12 42 (2.23%) Mockito
13 40 (2.13%) WebDriver
14 39 (2.07%) Grunt
14 39 (2.07%) webpack
15 28 (1.49%) Visual Studio
16 27 (1.44%) Jasmine
17 23 (1.22%) JMeter
17 23 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 351 (18.66%) Finance
2 175 (9.30%) Banking
3 132 (7.02%) Retail
4 91 (4.84%) Marketing
5 44 (2.34%) Games
5 44 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.28%) Publishing
7 23 (1.22%) Retail Banking
8 20 (1.06%) Automotive
9 15 (0.80%) Advertising
10 13 (0.69%) Law
11 11 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.37%) Back Office
14 6 (0.32%) Legal
14 6 (0.32%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.21%) Electronics
16 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 788 (41.89%) Developer
2 220 (11.70%) Designer
3 170 (9.04%) Android Developer
4 164 (8.72%) Analyst
5 139 (7.39%) Architect
5 139 (7.39%) UX Designer
6 120 (6.38%) iOS Developer
7 119 (6.33%) React Developer
8 107 (5.69%) Mobile Developer
9 106 (5.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 93 (4.94%) Business Analyst
11 91 (4.84%) Senior Developer
12 88 (4.68%) Project Manager
13 66 (3.51%) Applications Developer
14 60 (3.19%) Tester
15 58 (3.08%) Xamarin Developer
16 56 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
17 55 (2.92%) UI Designer
18 53 (2.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
19 50 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (22.97%) HTML
2 401 (21.32%) CSS
3 200 (10.63%) Web Services
4 195 (10.37%) HTML5
5 194 (10.31%) React
6 188 (9.99%) AngularJS
7 182 (9.68%) RESTful
8 170 (9.04%) REST
9 166 (8.83%) Node.js
10 157 (8.35%) .NET
11 152 (8.08%) XML
12 147 (7.81%) JSON
13 132 (7.02%) SOAP
14 131 (6.96%) React Native
15 128 (6.80%) CSS3
16 86 (4.57%) Redux
17 85 (4.52%) jQuery
18 71 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 69 (3.67%) Android SDK
20 57 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 451 (23.98%) User Experience
2 102 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
4 67 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 45 (2.39%) Social Media
5 45 (2.39%) Virtual Team
6 42 (2.23%) Fintech
7 37 (1.97%) iPad
8 30 (1.59%) iPhone
9 26 (1.38%) Video on Demand
10 22 (1.17%) Animation
10 22 (1.17%) Smartphone
11 20 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
13 18 (0.96%) Data Structures
14 17 (0.90%) Management Information System
15 15 (0.80%) Blackberry
15 15 (0.80%) Graphic Design
16 14 (0.74%) IPTV
17 13 (0.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 580 (30.83%) Android
2 505 (26.85%) Apple iOS
3 87 (4.63%) Windows
4 73 (3.88%) Linux
5 25 (1.33%) Unix
6 16 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.48%) AIX
9 9 (0.48%) zOS
10 6 (0.32%) Solaris
11 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.11%) CentOS
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.053%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.053%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (17.54%) Scrum
3 326 (17.33%) TDD
4 272 (14.46%) Test Automation
5 267 (14.19%) Android Development
6 236 (12.55%) Mobile Application Development
7 219 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
8 210 (11.16%) iOS Development
9 208 (11.06%) BDD
10 188 (9.99%) Mobile Development
11 163 (8.67%) Front End Development
12 151 (8.03%) E-Commerce
13 146 (7.76%) Prototyping
14 143 (7.60%) DevOps
14 143 (7.60%) Wireframes
15 119 (6.33%) Software Engineering
16 112 (5.95%) MVC
17 106 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 95 (5.05%) OO
18 95 (5.05%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 512 (27.22%) JavaScript
2 419 (22.28%) Java
3 184 (9.78%) C#
4 157 (8.35%) SQL
5 152 (8.08%) Apple Swift
6 126 (6.70%) Objective-C
7 86 (4.57%) Python
8 73 (3.88%) Ruby
9 69 (3.67%) ES6
10 55 (2.92%) PHP
11 44 (2.34%) C++
12 32 (1.70%) C
13 24 (1.28%) Kotlin
14 20 (1.06%) Go
15 18 (0.96%) GraphQL
15 18 (0.96%) TypeScript
16 17 (0.90%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.80%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.64%) Scala
19 11 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 128 (6.80%) Degree
2 36 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.06%) CISM
3 20 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.01%) CISSP
5 15 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.74%) CEH
6 14 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.64%) APMP
8 11 (0.58%) MCSE
8 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.48%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.32%) CISA
10 6 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.32%) ISEB
10 6 (0.32%) MCSA
11 5 (0.27%) CCIE
11 5 (0.27%) CCNP
11 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (10.10%) QA
2 15 (0.80%) GDPR
3 13 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.43%) PMO
5 7 (0.37%) SLA
6 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.21%) PSD2
7 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.11%) GCP
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.11%) WAI
9 1 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.053%) MiFID
9 1 (0.053%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (5.21%) Docker
2 31 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.32%) vCloud
4 6 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.32%) vSphere
5 4 (0.21%) Firmware
5 4 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.11%) HDFS
7 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.053%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.053%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 26 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 23 (1.22%) Puppet
3 22 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.96%) Ansible
4 18 (0.96%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (0.64%) SCCM
7 10 (0.53%) Terraform
8 9 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.21%) Packer
10 3 (0.16%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.16%) Grafana
10 3 (0.16%) Graphite
11 2 (0.11%) HockeyApp
11 2 (0.11%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.11%) Oozie
11 2 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 1 (0.053%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.053%) logstash
12 1 (0.053%) Salt
Vendors
1 111 (5.90%) Xamarin
2 86 (4.57%) Adobe
3 81 (4.31%) Google
4 77 (4.09%) Microsoft
5 62 (3.30%) Apple
6 45 (2.39%) Oracle
7 30 (1.59%) SAP
8 29 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (1.17%) IBM
10 19 (1.01%) HP
11 17 (0.90%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.69%) CA
12 13 (0.69%) Samsung
13 11 (0.58%) Cisco
13 11 (0.58%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.43%) AppDynamics
14 8 (0.43%) Marketo
14 8 (0.43%) MobileIron
14 8 (0.43%) Tableau
15 7 (0.37%) MuleSoft