Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 164 144
Rank change year-on-year -26 -20 +15
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 497 1,563 1,907
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 1.71% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.22% 5.40% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 1,058 1,375
Median daily rate £443 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.84% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £325
90th Percentile £588 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +85.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £15.39 £13.05 £14.75
90th Percentile £52.75 £122.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -56.25% +86.05% -48.19%

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 11,780 28,937 33,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.45% 31.74% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,356 18,474 21,457
Median daily rate £481 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £275
90th Percentile £713 £670 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 1,056 1,048
Median hourly rate £31.61 £20.79 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.04% -2.51% +6.63%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.34 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £24.20 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +27.37% -5.00% +5.26%

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 7 August 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 7 August 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 7 August 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 -24 443 £448 -5.79% 273
London -16 262 £475 -5.00% 68
UK excluding London -16 196 £425 -5.56% 226
Work from Home +2 69 £400 -5.88% 58
North of England -1 49 £500 +17.65% 81
South East +36 43 £425 -5.56% 33
Midlands +59 34 £348 -22.78% 42
Yorkshire +24 25 £538 +19.44% 18
East of England +67 24 £450 +14.29% 17
Scotland +31 23 £475 - 11
East Midlands +57 21 £320 -28.89% 13
South West +40 15 £425 -2.86% 29
North West +2 15 £400 -11.11% 53
West Midlands +38 13 £388 -13.89% 29
North East +21 9 £564 +41.00% 10
Northern Ireland +12 6 £160 -54.29% 1
Wales +12 2 - - 12

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 213 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (32.60%) Java
2 162 (32.60%) Android
3 129 (25.96%) Apple iOS
4 128 (25.75%) User Experience
5 108 (21.73%) JavaScript
6 90 (18.11%) CSS
7 88 (17.71%) AWS
8 87 (17.51%) Git (software)
9 86 (17.30%) HTML
10 84 (16.90%) Test Automation
11 83 (16.70%) Jenkins
12 81 (16.30%) Finance
13 79 (15.90%) Android Development
14 75 (15.09%) DevOps
14 75 (15.09%) JIRA
15 73 (14.69%) Scrum
15 73 (14.69%) Python
16 72 (14.49%) Kotlin
17 61 (12.27%) REST
18 57 (11.47%) iOS Development
19 56 (11.27%) Node.js
19 56 (11.27%) Azure
20 54 (10.87%) React
21 51 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
21 51 (10.26%) Banking
22 49 (9.86%) React Native
23 48 (9.66%) Apple Swift
23 48 (9.66%) Microservices
24 42 (8.45%) AppDynamics

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 33 (6.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 32 (6.44%) Confluence
3 9 (1.81%) CMS
3 9 (1.81%) Mule
3 9 (1.81%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.61%) nginx
4 8 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.41%) Apache
6 6 (1.21%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.01%) Headless CMS
8 4 (0.80%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.40%) DNN
10 2 (0.40%) Drupal
10 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.40%) IIS
10 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.40%) WordPress
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (2.01%) Sketch
2 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.60%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.40%) Figma
5 2 (0.40%) UserZoom
5 2 (0.40%) UXPin
6 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.20%) InVision
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) ION MarketView
1 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Maximo
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 88 (17.71%) AWS
2 56 (11.27%) Azure
3 40 (8.05%) GitHub
4 32 (6.44%) GCP
5 24 (4.83%) Slack
6 21 (4.23%) Office 365
7 16 (3.22%) Serverless
8 14 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (2.62%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (2.62%) npm
10 7 (1.41%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.41%) Firebase
11 6 (1.21%) Power Platform
11 6 (1.21%) SaaS
12 5 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.01%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.80%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.22%) DNS
1 16 (3.22%) VPN
1 16 (3.22%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (3.02%) Firewall
2 15 (3.02%) SSL
3 13 (2.62%) Reverse Proxy
3 13 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.21%) Skype
5 5 (1.01%) Internet
5 5 (1.01%) Wireless
6 3 (0.60%) 4G
6 3 (0.60%) Broadband
6 3 (0.60%) LAN
7 2 (0.40%) 5G
7 2 (0.40%) GPRS
7 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.40%) LTE
7 2 (0.40%) MQTT
7 2 (0.40%) Network Security
7 2 (0.40%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.23%) MySQL
2 16 (3.22%) NoSQL
3 12 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.01%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (1.61%) Big Data
6 7 (1.41%) BigQuery
6 7 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.01%) Power BI
9 4 (0.80%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.40%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.40%) MS Access
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.40%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.40%) SQLite
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 87 (17.51%) Git (software)
2 83 (16.70%) Jenkins
3 75 (15.09%) JIRA
4 38 (7.65%) Selenium
5 32 (6.44%) JUnit
6 27 (5.43%) Cucumber
6 27 (5.43%) Xcode
7 22 (4.43%) Android Studio
8 21 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (3.82%) SoapUI
10 17 (3.42%) Mockito
11 16 (3.22%) Gradle
11 16 (3.22%) Vagrant
12 15 (3.02%) Cypress.io
12 15 (3.02%) Maven
13 13 (2.62%) git-flow
14 11 (2.21%) CocoaPods
15 9 (1.81%) Appium
15 9 (1.81%) CircleCI
16 5 (1.01%) GitLab
General
1 81 (16.30%) Finance
2 51 (10.26%) Banking
3 22 (4.43%) Retail
4 20 (4.02%) Public Sector
5 17 (3.42%) Marketing
5 17 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.21%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.21%) Games
7 8 (1.61%) Law
8 7 (1.41%) Automotive
9 6 (1.21%) Electronics
9 6 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.01%) Legal
11 4 (0.80%) Front Office
11 4 (0.80%) German Language
11 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.60%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.60%) Back Office
12 3 (0.60%) Billing
13 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 198 (39.84%) Developer
2 56 (11.27%) Designer
3 39 (7.85%) UX Designer
4 38 (7.65%) Android Developer
5 37 (7.44%) Mobile Developer
6 35 (7.04%) React Developer
7 34 (6.84%) Applications Developer
8 33 (6.64%) iOS Developer
9 31 (6.24%) Tester
10 27 (5.43%) Analyst
11 26 (5.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 24 (4.83%) Senior Developer
13 23 (4.63%) Java Developer
14 22 (4.43%) Automation Tester
15 21 (4.23%) Architect
16 15 (3.02%) Senior Automation Tester
16 15 (3.02%) Senior Tester
17 14 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
17 14 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
18 13 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (18.11%) CSS
2 86 (17.30%) HTML
3 61 (12.27%) REST
4 56 (11.27%) Node.js
5 54 (10.87%) React
6 49 (9.86%) React Native
7 42 (8.45%) Spring
8 39 (7.85%) JSON
9 35 (7.04%) RESTful
10 34 (6.84%) HTML5
10 34 (6.84%) Spring Boot
11 32 (6.44%) Redux
12 30 (6.04%) .NET
13 29 (5.84%) RxJava
14 26 (5.23%) SOAP
15 25 (5.03%) AngularJS
16 20 (4.02%) Android SDK
17 17 (3.42%) CSS3
17 17 (3.42%) jQuery
17 17 (3.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 128 (25.75%) User Experience
2 32 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.41%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (2.01%) Video on Demand
6 9 (1.81%) Cloud Native
6 9 (1.81%) Mobile Banking
7 8 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.41%) iPhone
9 6 (1.21%) iPad
9 6 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.01%) Mobile Games
10 5 (1.01%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.60%) Animation
11 3 (0.60%) Blog
11 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.60%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 162 (32.60%) Android
2 129 (25.96%) Apple iOS
3 42 (8.45%) Windows
4 14 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
5 13 (2.62%) Linux
6 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.60%) Unix
8 2 (0.40%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.40%) tvOS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (16.90%) Test Automation
3 79 (15.90%) Android Development
4 75 (15.09%) DevOps
5 73 (14.69%) Scrum
6 57 (11.47%) iOS Development
7 51 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 48 (9.66%) Microservices
9 41 (8.25%) Mobile Development
9 41 (8.25%) Software Engineering
10 40 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (7.85%) Kanban
11 39 (7.85%) TDD
12 37 (7.44%) Performance Testing
13 34 (6.84%) E-Commerce
13 34 (6.84%) Open Source
13 34 (6.84%) SDLC
14 33 (6.64%) BDD
14 33 (6.64%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (6.04%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 162 (32.60%) Java
2 108 (21.73%) JavaScript
3 73 (14.69%) Python
4 72 (14.49%) Kotlin
5 48 (9.66%) Apple Swift
6 35 (7.04%) Objective-C
7 26 (5.23%) Java 8
8 24 (4.83%) C#
9 19 (3.82%) SQL
10 14 (2.82%) PHP
11 13 (2.62%) ES6
12 12 (2.41%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.01%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.21%) Go
15 5 (1.01%) C++
16 4 (0.80%) C
17 3 (0.60%) ABAP
17 3 (0.60%) Groovy
17 3 (0.60%) Ruby
18 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (5.63%) Degree
2 8 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.41%) CREST Certified
3 7 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.01%) OSCP
5 4 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.40%) ISEB
6 2 (0.40%) SANS
7 1 (0.20%) CCA
7 1 (0.20%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (0.20%) CISSP
7 1 (0.20%) PhD
7 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.20%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.44%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) WCAG
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.40%) WAI
4 1 (0.20%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) NCSC
4 1 (0.20%) NIST
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (4.43%) Active Directory
1 22 (4.43%) Docker
2 4 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.40%) BusyBox
5 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (4.83%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.23%) Prometheus
3 20 (4.02%) Ansible
4 14 (2.82%) Terraform
5 13 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.40%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.40%) Nessus
6 2 (0.40%) Nmap
6 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.40%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) MIIS
7 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (8.45%) AppDynamics
1 42 (8.45%) Splunk
2 30 (6.04%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.82%) Google
3 19 (3.82%) Xamarin
4 16 (3.22%) MuleSoft
4 16 (3.22%) SAP
5 15 (3.02%) F5
6 12 (2.41%) Adobe
7 9 (1.81%) Blue Coat
7 9 (1.81%) Tableau
8 8 (1.61%) Samsung
9 7 (1.41%) Apple
10 6 (1.21%) VMware
11 5 (1.01%) Citrix
11 5 (1.01%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.80%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.80%) Reuters
12 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.80%) Sun