Period
to 18 October 2021

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 18 October 2021 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 180 193
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 -33
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1,159 493 1,246
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.60% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.63% 5.07% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 353 846
10th Percentile £363 £309 £318
25th Percentile £425 £363 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £463
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £575 £523 £550
90th Percentile £650 £575 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +8.08% +3.41% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 23
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.96 £13.05
25th Percentile £24.50 £27.31 £35.02
Median hourly rate £25.00 £39.25 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year -36.31% -17.37% +126.19%
75th Percentile £60.50 £52.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £69.00 £54.00 £122.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.50 £33.75 £35.07
% change year-on-year +79.26% -3.75% +66.98%

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 25,024 9,721 24,472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.84% 31.50% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,549 6,604 16,075
10th Percentile £306 £263 £265
25th Percentile £413 £370 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £486 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.14% +2.21% -
75th Percentile £625 £609 £581
90th Percentile £725 £724 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 694 315 865
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.02 £11.65
25th Percentile £15.04 £16.50 £14.28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.96 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.27% +31.51% +2.50%
75th Percentile £50.00 £45.25 £46.40
90th Percentile £64.93 £58.25 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.45 £23.40 £19.03
% change year-on-year -12.61% +22.96% +0.16%

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 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 2021. 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 -23 960 £500 +11.11% 519
London -14 596 £525 +10.82% 203
UK excluding London -79 344 £475 +8.08% 350
Work from Home -81 340 £500 +14.29% 132
Midlands -31 88 £450 +29.50% 57
North of England -82 84 £475 +5.56% 127
South East -43 80 £463 +2.18% 62
West Midlands -25 57 £463 +15.63% 27
North West -37 40 £425 +6.25% 68
Yorkshire -67 40 £500 - 48
Scotland -50 34 £500 +7.53% 26
East Midlands -27 31 £438 +37.04% 30
South West -30 27 £388 +3.33% 33
East of England -49 20 £375 -16.67% 34
Wales -24 7 £595 +86.81% 11
Northern Ireland -8 4 £400 +150.00%
North East -17 4 £450 -8.26% 11

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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.

1 541 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (26.49%) Android
3 294 (25.37%) Apple iOS
4 262 (22.61%) JavaScript
5 231 (19.93%) Java
6 218 (18.81%) User Experience
7 216 (18.64%) Social Skills
8 196 (16.91%) React
9 182 (15.70%) DevOps
9 182 (15.70%) Finance
10 170 (14.67%) Scrum
10 170 (14.67%) Test Automation
11 165 (14.24%) HTML
12 161 (13.89%) CSS
13 160 (13.81%) Azure
14 158 (13.63%) React Native
15 152 (13.11%) REST
16 151 (13.03%) Git (software)
17 148 (12.77%) E-Commerce
18 140 (12.08%) Kotlin
19 135 (11.65%) Apple Swift
20 134 (11.56%) Mobile Application Development
21 126 (10.87%) Android Development
22 122 (10.53%) Node.js
23 120 (10.35%) iOS Development
24 117 (10.09%) Banking
24 117 (10.09%) JIRA
25 116 (10.01%) TDD
26 113 (9.75%) Microsoft
26 113 (9.75%) Jenkins

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 73 (6.30%) Confluence
2 48 (4.14%) CMS
3 27 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 23 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.69%) Apache
5 8 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.52%) IIS
7 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.43%) Headless CMS
9 3 (0.26%) Drupal
9 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.26%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.17%) Mendix
10 2 (0.17%) nginx
10 2 (0.17%) SAS
11 1 (0.086%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.086%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 29 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.16%) Figma
3 22 (1.90%) Sketch
4 13 (1.12%) Chatbot
4 13 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (0.86%) InVision
7 9 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.78%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.69%) Adobe XD
9 6 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (0.43%) UXPin
10 5 (0.43%) Zeplin
11 4 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.35%) Marvel
12 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.086%) Maximo
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.086%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.086%) SAP MDG-S
4 1 (0.086%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.086%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 160 (13.81%) Azure
2 93 (8.02%) GitHub
3 92 (7.94%) AWS
4 34 (2.93%) Microsoft 365
5 30 (2.59%) SaaS
6 29 (2.50%) Firebase
7 27 (2.33%) Serverless
8 26 (2.24%) PaaS
9 24 (2.07%) IaaS
10 23 (1.98%) GitHub Actions
11 19 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (1.55%) Google Analytics
13 17 (1.47%) GCP
14 13 (1.12%) Slack
15 12 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
15 12 (1.04%) Google Play
15 12 (1.04%) npm
16 11 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
16 11 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.07%) Internet
2 19 (1.64%) HTTP
3 16 (1.38%) DNS
4 15 (1.29%) SSL
5 13 (1.12%) LAN
5 13 (1.12%) WAN
6 10 (0.86%) VPN
7 9 (0.78%) 2G
7 9 (0.78%) Network Security
8 8 (0.69%) SAN
9 7 (0.60%) DHCP
9 7 (0.60%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.60%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.52%) Firewall
10 6 (0.52%) Junos
10 6 (0.52%) VoLTE
10 6 (0.52%) VoWiFi
10 6 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.52%) Wireless
11 5 (0.43%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (2.67%) NoSQL
2 30 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 27 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 15 (1.29%) Redis
5 13 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (1.12%) MySQL
5 13 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.60%) Power BI
9 5 (0.43%) SQLite
10 4 (0.35%) Big Data
10 4 (0.35%) Flink
11 3 (0.26%) MS Access
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.17%) Looker
12 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 151 (13.03%) Git (software)
2 117 (10.09%) JIRA
3 113 (9.75%) Jenkins
4 42 (3.62%) Xcode
5 41 (3.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 39 (3.36%) fastlane
6 39 (3.36%) Selenium
7 37 (3.19%) Android Studio
8 33 (2.85%) Maven
9 30 (2.59%) Appium
9 30 (2.59%) Cucumber
9 30 (2.59%) Postman
10 29 (2.50%) JUnit
11 24 (2.07%) Mockito
12 21 (1.81%) Gradle
13 20 (1.73%) Subversion
14 19 (1.64%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.47%) Mercurial
16 16 (1.38%) git-flow
17 14 (1.21%) Cypress.io
General
1 216 (18.64%) Social Skills
2 182 (15.70%) Finance
3 117 (10.09%) Banking
4 112 (9.66%) Retail
5 57 (4.92%) Marketing
6 49 (4.23%) Public Sector
7 48 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (3.71%) Presentation Skills
9 26 (2.24%) Retail Banking
10 21 (1.81%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.73%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.73%) Publishing
12 15 (1.29%) Games
12 15 (1.29%) Influencing Skills
13 13 (1.12%) Legal
14 9 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
14 9 (0.78%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.60%) Law
16 6 (0.52%) German Language
16 6 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 503 (43.40%) Developer
2 141 (12.17%) React Developer
3 129 (11.13%) Designer
4 100 (8.63%) Android Developer
5 93 (8.02%) Architect
6 89 (7.68%) iOS Developer
7 66 (5.69%) UX Designer
8 65 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 62 (5.35%) Analyst
10 60 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
11 59 (5.09%) Mobile Developer
12 54 (4.66%) Full Stack Developer
13 48 (4.14%) Project Manager
13 48 (4.14%) UI Designer
14 42 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
15 40 (3.45%) Applications Developer
16 39 (3.36%) Tester
17 38 (3.28%) Digital Architect
18 34 (2.93%) Digital Solutions Architect
18 34 (2.93%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (16.91%) React
2 165 (14.24%) HTML
3 161 (13.89%) CSS
4 158 (13.63%) React Native
5 152 (13.11%) REST
6 122 (10.53%) Node.js
7 87 (7.51%) .NET
8 74 (6.38%) GraphQL
9 63 (5.44%) Web Services
10 60 (5.18%) JSON
10 60 (5.18%) Redux
11 57 (4.92%) RESTful
12 44 (3.80%) SOAP
12 44 (3.80%) XML
13 41 (3.54%) HTML5
14 37 (3.19%) Spring
15 33 (2.85%) ASP.NET
16 32 (2.76%) iOS SDK
17 30 (2.59%) Jest
18 29 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 218 (18.81%) User Experience
2 38 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (3.28%) Virtual Team
3 28 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
3 28 (2.42%) iPhone
4 26 (2.24%) iPad
5 24 (2.07%) Social Media
6 16 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.38%) Public Cloud
7 14 (1.21%) Animation
7 14 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.21%) Online Banking
8 11 (0.95%) BYOD
8 11 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 11 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (0.78%) Cloud Native
9 9 (0.78%) Legacy Systems
9 9 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (0.69%) Chromecast
11 7 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 307 (26.49%) Android
2 294 (25.37%) Apple iOS
3 45 (3.88%) Windows
4 24 (2.07%) Linux
5 19 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 11 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.69%) Unix
8 6 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.086%) VMS
10 1 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (15.70%) DevOps
3 170 (14.67%) Scrum
3 170 (14.67%) Test Automation
4 148 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 134 (11.56%) Mobile Application Development
6 126 (10.87%) Android Development
7 120 (10.35%) iOS Development
8 116 (10.01%) TDD
9 107 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 93 (8.02%) Full Stack Development
11 89 (7.68%) Problem-Solving
12 88 (7.59%) Prototyping
12 88 (7.59%) SDLC
13 87 (7.51%) Front End Development
14 80 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 79 (6.82%) Analytics
16 78 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
16 78 (6.73%) Microservices
17 77 (6.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 262 (22.61%) JavaScript
2 231 (19.93%) Java
3 140 (12.08%) Kotlin
4 135 (11.65%) Apple Swift
5 94 (8.11%) TypeScript
6 93 (8.02%) C#
7 85 (7.33%) Objective-C
8 56 (4.83%) SQL
9 42 (3.62%) Python
10 36 (3.11%) Java 8
11 30 (2.59%) C++
12 26 (2.24%) PHP
13 22 (1.90%) Ruby
13 22 (1.90%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.55%) Java 11
15 15 (1.29%) C
15 15 (1.29%) Perl
15 15 (1.29%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.95%) ES6
17 10 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (5.26%) Degree
2 27 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (1.38%) SANS
6 12 (1.04%) CISSP
7 10 (0.86%) CREST Certified
7 10 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.78%) ISEB
9 7 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.52%) GIAC
10 6 (0.52%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.43%) CISM
11 5 (0.43%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.26%) CRISC
12 3 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (8.20%) Accessibility
2 60 (5.18%) QA
3 18 (1.55%) GDPR
4 10 (0.86%) WCAG
5 8 (0.69%) NCSC
6 7 (0.60%) GRC
6 7 (0.60%) NIST
7 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.43%) WAI
9 3 (0.26%) PMO
10 2 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.17%) SLA
11 1 (0.086%) COBIT
11 1 (0.086%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.086%) GxP
11 1 (0.086%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (3.11%) Docker
2 28 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.52%) vSphere
6 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.17%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.17%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 45 (3.88%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.59%) Ansible
3 27 (2.33%) Terraform
4 15 (1.29%) SCCM
5 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 9 (0.78%) Nessus
7 8 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.60%) Bugsnag
9 6 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.43%) Grafana
11 4 (0.35%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.35%) Kibana
12 3 (0.26%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.26%) Istio
13 2 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.17%) Kustomize
13 2 (0.17%) OpenVAS
14 1 (0.086%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 113 (9.75%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.52%) Adobe
3 55 (4.75%) Xamarin
4 50 (4.31%) Apple
5 47 (4.06%) Google
6 41 (3.54%) Oracle
7 28 (2.42%) SAP
8 26 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (1.90%) Splunk
10 19 (1.64%) VMware
11 14 (1.21%) AppDynamics
12 11 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 11 (0.95%) Citrix
13 9 (0.78%) Dell
14 7 (0.60%) Blue Prism
14 7 (0.60%) hybris
15 6 (0.52%) Cisco
15 6 (0.52%) Juniper
15 6 (0.52%) Kaspersky
15 6 (0.52%) Veeam