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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 152 157
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 802 898 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.67% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.22% 5.01% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 612 577
Median daily rate £413 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £363
% change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.46% -4.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £31.24 £21.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £108.75 £158.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.46% -4.70%  

Mobile App is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15350 17924 17751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.18% 33.33% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9976 11744 11107
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 588 660
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mobile App as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 759 £423 -3.86% 372
London -37 357 £450 - 137
South East +19 122 £400 -2.43% 68
East of England +12 66 £400 -5.88% 19
City of London -27 65 £450 -1.90% 23
North West +33 53 £381 -4.68% 62
Yorkshire +24 53 £416 -7.50% 16
West Yorkshire +25 46 £420 -6.66% 10
Leeds +32 41 £420 -6.66% 8
East Midlands +8 38 £400 -3.61% 15
Scotland +58 35 £375 +22.95% 12
Buckinghamshire +3 33 £290 -33.71% 4
Manchester +16 31 £400 +3.22% 33
Glasgow +23 24 £375 +20.00% 3
West Midlands +21 24 £415 +27.69% 24
Milton Keynes +1 24 £275 -37.14% 2
South West -6 24 £401 -9.57% 26
Surrey +16 22 £413 +4.43% 9
Berkshire +21 20 £400 -2.43% 12
North East +79 18 £360 +10.76% 4
Tyne and Wear +87 16 £360 +10.76% 3
Nottinghamshire 0 15 £400 -12.56% 8
Cambridgeshire -18 15 £425 - 7
Newcastle upon Tyne +88 14 £360 +10.76% 3
Hampshire +12 14 £300 -29.41% 19
Hertfordshire +7 14 £433 -13.50% 8
Nottingham +7 14 £400 -12.56% 8
Essex -1 14 £333 +2.30% 3
Cheshire +28 13 £394 -7.35% 22
Bedfordshire +5 13 £330 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 775 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (32.97%) Android
3 459 (29.16%) Apple iOS
4 392 (24.90%) HTML
5 390 (24.78%) JavaScript
6 355 (22.55%) Java
7 352 (22.36%) User Experience
8 324 (20.58%) TDD
9 313 (19.89%) CSS
10 283 (17.98%) Scrum
11 276 (17.53%) Android Development
12 247 (15.69%) Finance
13 219 (13.91%) Mobile Application Development
14 213 (13.53%) Test Automation
15 208 (13.21%) iOS Development
16 188 (11.94%) Web Services
17 185 (11.75%) C#
18 178 (11.31%) Banking
19 176 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
20 174 (11.05%) REST
21 173 (10.99%) Git (software)
22 160 (10.17%) AngularJS
23 158 (10.04%) Front End Development
24 157 (9.97%) RESTful
24 157 (9.97%) JSON
25 151 (9.59%) HTML5
26 147 (9.34%) .NET
27 142 (9.02%) Apple Swift
28 141 (8.96%) SQL
28 141 (8.96%) BDD

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 44 (2.80%) CMS
2 37 (2.35%) Confluence
3 23 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.08%) JBoss
5 15 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (0.76%) Apache
8 10 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (0.57%) IIS
9 9 (0.57%) WordPress
10 8 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.51%) Drupal
10 8 (0.51%) Mule
10 8 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.38%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.38%) nginx
12 5 (0.32%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.32%) Joomla!
12 5 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (1.84%) Photoshop
2 18 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.02%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.32%) InVision
7 3 (0.19%) Flinto
7 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.13%) InDesign
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.064%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 25 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.25%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.064%) RMDS
7 1 (0.064%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 81 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (2.48%) GitHub
4 20 (1.27%) SaaS
5 15 (0.95%) PaaS
6 13 (0.83%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.76%) Google Play
7 12 (0.76%) Office 365
8 10 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
8 10 (0.64%) IaaS
9 8 (0.51%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.38%) Firebase
11 6 (0.38%) TestFlight
12 5 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.25%) Boomi
13 4 (0.25%) CloudBees
13 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.25%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.89%) Internet
2 25 (1.59%) HTTP
3 8 (0.51%) DNS
3 8 (0.51%) Intranet
3 8 (0.51%) Skype
4 7 (0.44%) Bluetooth
4 7 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.38%) X.509
6 5 (0.32%) GSM
6 5 (0.32%) HSPA
6 5 (0.32%) LAN
6 5 (0.32%) LTE
6 5 (0.32%) VPN
6 5 (0.32%) WCDMA
7 4 (0.25%) LDAP
7 4 (0.25%) NFC
7 4 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.25%) WAN
8 3 (0.19%) DHCP
8 3 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.37%) MySQL
3 48 (3.05%) MongoDB
4 29 (1.84%) SQLite
5 27 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 18 (1.14%) Big Data
8 14 (0.89%) Relational Database
9 13 (0.83%) CouchDB
10 10 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (0.64%) Couchbase
11 9 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.38%) Redis
12 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.32%) DataStax
13 5 (0.32%) GIS
13 5 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 173 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 127 (8.07%) JIRA
3 124 (7.88%) Jenkins
4 88 (5.59%) Selenium
5 75 (4.76%) Calabash
6 72 (4.57%) Cucumber
6 72 (4.57%) JUnit
7 63 (4.00%) Xcode
8 54 (3.43%) Android Studio
9 50 (3.18%) gulp
10 49 (3.11%) Grunt
11 47 (2.99%) Appium
12 35 (2.22%) Subversion
13 34 (2.16%) WebDriver
14 31 (1.97%) Gradle
14 31 (1.97%) Jasmine
14 31 (1.97%) webpack
15 27 (1.72%) Axure RP
15 27 (1.72%) Mocha
16 25 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 247 (15.69%) Finance
2 178 (11.31%) Banking
3 96 (6.10%) Retail
4 69 (4.38%) Marketing
5 25 (1.59%) Games
6 23 (1.46%) Publishing
6 23 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.21%) Automotive
9 17 (1.08%) Legal
10 14 (0.89%) Advertising
11 13 (0.83%) Back Office
12 12 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
13 11 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.57%) Billing
14 9 (0.57%) Electronics
14 9 (0.57%) Front Office
15 8 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.32%) French Language
17 4 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 764 (48.54%) Developer
2 217 (13.79%) Android Developer
3 164 (10.42%) iOS Developer
4 163 (10.36%) Designer
5 123 (7.81%) Analyst
6 117 (7.43%) UX Designer
7 110 (6.99%) Mobile Developer
8 93 (5.91%) Architect
9 90 (5.72%) Applications Developer
10 81 (5.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 68 (4.32%) Xamarin Developer
12 67 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 66 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
14 65 (4.13%) Tester
15 64 (4.07%) Senior Developer
16 57 (3.62%) .NET Developer
16 57 (3.62%) Business Analyst
17 55 (3.49%) iOS Android Developer
18 50 (3.18%) Project Manager
19 47 (2.99%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (24.90%) HTML
2 313 (19.89%) CSS
3 188 (11.94%) Web Services
4 174 (11.05%) REST
5 160 (10.17%) AngularJS
6 157 (9.97%) JSON
6 157 (9.97%) RESTful
7 151 (9.59%) HTML5
8 147 (9.34%) .NET
9 132 (8.39%) React
10 131 (8.32%) Node.js
11 122 (7.75%) SOAP
12 120 (7.62%) Android SDK
13 102 (6.48%) XML
14 100 (6.35%) CSS3
15 85 (5.40%) jQuery
16 79 (5.02%) React Native
17 72 (4.57%) Apache Cordova
18 58 (3.68%) Spring
19 53 (3.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 352 (22.36%) User Experience
2 104 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
3 81 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (2.22%) iPhone
5 32 (2.03%) iPad
6 30 (1.91%) Animation
6 30 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 30 (1.91%) Fintech
7 27 (1.72%) Virtual Team
8 25 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
9 19 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.02%) Graphic Design
11 16 (1.02%) Social Media
12 13 (0.83%) Smart Meter
13 11 (0.70%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.70%) Digital Media
14 10 (0.64%) Internet of Things
15 9 (0.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 519 (32.97%) Android
2 459 (29.16%) Apple iOS
3 82 (5.21%) Windows
4 42 (2.67%) Linux
5 18 (1.14%) Unix
6 13 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.70%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.25%) zOS
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.064%) CentOS
12 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.064%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.064%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 775 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (20.58%) TDD
3 283 (17.98%) Scrum
4 276 (17.53%) Android Development
5 219 (13.91%) Mobile Application Development
6 213 (13.53%) Test Automation
7 208 (13.21%) iOS Development
8 176 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
9 158 (10.04%) Front End Development
10 141 (8.96%) BDD
11 135 (8.58%) Mobile Development
12 131 (8.32%) E-Commerce
13 127 (8.07%) Prototyping
14 112 (7.12%) OO
15 95 (6.04%) MVC
16 92 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 91 (5.78%) Rapid Prototyping
18 81 (5.15%) Analytics
18 81 (5.15%) DevOps
19 79 (5.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 390 (24.78%) JavaScript
2 355 (22.55%) Java
3 185 (11.75%) C#
4 142 (9.02%) Apple Swift
5 141 (8.96%) SQL
6 121 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 67 (4.26%) Python
8 64 (4.07%) Ruby
9 52 (3.30%) C++
10 47 (2.99%) PHP
11 41 (2.60%) ES6
12 30 (1.91%) C
13 17 (1.08%) Scala
14 13 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.83%) VB
15 12 (0.76%) Go
16 10 (0.64%) ECMAScript
16 10 (0.64%) PowerShell
17 9 (0.57%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 112 (7.12%) Degree
2 31 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.33%) ISEB
4 20 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 11 (0.70%) PMP
8 8 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.51%) OSCP
9 7 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.38%) CEH
11 5 (0.32%) CISA
11 5 (0.32%) CISSP
11 5 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.19%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (8.83%) QA
2 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.44%) PMO
3 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.25%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.13%) GDPR
6 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.064%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (1.65%) Docker
2 16 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (1.46%) HockeyApp
2 10 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (0.51%) SCCM
4 5 (0.32%) HP Fortify
4 5 (0.32%) Puppet
4 5 (0.32%) Terraform
4 5 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.19%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.13%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.064%) Ansible
8 1 (0.064%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.064%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.064%) MobiControl
8 1 (0.064%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (7.56%) Microsoft
2 118 (7.50%) Xamarin
3 82 (5.21%) Apple
4 55 (3.49%) Adobe
5 51 (3.24%) Google
6 42 (2.67%) Oracle
7 23 (1.46%) SAP
8 19 (1.21%) IBM
9 12 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.76%) Zend
10 11 (0.70%) Infragistics
11 9 (0.57%) AppDynamics
12 8 (0.51%) hybris
12 8 (0.51%) Telerik
13 7 (0.44%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.44%) Splunk
14 6 (0.38%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.32%) Kony
15 5 (0.32%) Tealium
16 4 (0.25%) Alterian
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £60 to £65 per hour £60 to £65 Per Hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Darwin Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6 Months +
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Montash
Rate: £270 - £280 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Social Superstore
Rate: From £250 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £540 to £630 per day Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £424 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago