Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 149 174
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25 -18
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1,877 1,866 1,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 1.83% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.32% 5.30% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,314 1,282 1,106
UK median daily rate £450 £426 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.57% +0.29% +4.94%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £291
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 21
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +11.11% +10.43%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.73 £10.00
90th Percentile £53.88 £63.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year -53.33% +19.21% +21.77%

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 35,298 35,188 35,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.03% 34.44% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,243 23,264 23,373
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.04%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,080 1,071 1,226
UK median hourly rate £21.63 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.15% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £20.67
% change year-on-year +1.23% -3.22% +11.70%

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 13 November 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 13 November 2018.

Contractor 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 13 November 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 -7 1,741 £451 +2.97% 724
London -6 1,020 £500 +11.11% 282
UK excluding London -19 816 £420 +5.00% 490
South East +27 309 £430 +7.50% 131
North of England -33 185 £410 +2.50% 139
Midlands 0 123 £490 +20.25% 75
North West +1 109 £410 +9.33% 88
West Midlands 0 83 £490 +22.50% 48
Scotland +15 77 £400 +6.67% 31
Yorkshire -6 71 £400 -4.76% 47
South West -71 53 £400 +6.67% 48
East of England -46 48 £404 +15.36% 49
East Midlands -1 40 £525 +23.53% 27
Wales -6 15 £425 +6.25% 14
Northern Ireland +34 8 £460 +12.20% 3
North East -38 5 £425 +3.03% 4
Channel Islands - 2 £408 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 925 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (30.15%) Android
3 546 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 499 (26.58%) Apple iOS
5 429 (22.86%) User Experience
6 425 (22.64%) HTML
7 415 (22.11%) Java
8 364 (19.39%) CSS
9 346 (18.43%) TDD
10 321 (17.10%) Scrum
11 289 (15.40%) Finance
12 275 (14.65%) Android Development
13 260 (13.85%) Test Automation
14 256 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
15 241 (12.84%) iOS Development
16 238 (12.68%) Git (software)
17 233 (12.41%) React
18 213 (11.35%) Node.js
18 213 (11.35%) HTML5
19 212 (11.29%) C#
20 196 (10.44%) AngularJS
21 186 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
21 186 (9.91%) DevOps
22 185 (9.86%) Microsoft
23 179 (9.54%) E-Commerce
23 179 (9.54%) .NET
24 178 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
25 177 (9.43%) REST
26 174 (9.27%) BDD
27 173 (9.22%) React Native

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 57 (3.04%) CMS
2 46 (2.45%) Confluence
3 20 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.07%) Skype for Business
4 14 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 12 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (0.64%) OpenStack
7 11 (0.59%) Marvel
8 8 (0.43%) Drupal
8 8 (0.43%) SAS
9 7 (0.37%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.32%) Apache
10 6 (0.32%) CoreMedia CMS
10 6 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.32%) WordPress
11 5 (0.27%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.21%) IIS
12 4 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 54 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 44 (2.34%) InVision
3 41 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (0.48%) Chatbot
9 8 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.32%) Flinto
11 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.27%) UXPin
12 4 (0.21%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.11%) InDesign
14 2 (0.11%) Snapchat
15 1 (0.053%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.053%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 11 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.053%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.053%) Magento
6 1 (0.053%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.053%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.053%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 186 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 164 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (3.14%) Office 365
4 42 (2.24%) PaaS
5 39 (2.08%) GitHub
6 35 (1.86%) SaaS
7 31 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 21 (1.12%) Serverless
10 20 (1.07%) Apigee
11 18 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (0.91%) Google Play
13 16 (0.85%) Google Analytics
13 16 (0.85%) npm
14 15 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (0.80%) IaaS
14 15 (0.80%) OneDrive
15 10 (0.53%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.08%) HTTP
1 39 (2.08%) Internet
2 26 (1.39%) LAN
3 24 (1.28%) Wireless
4 23 (1.23%) Firewall
4 23 (1.23%) Skype
5 22 (1.17%) VPN
6 21 (1.12%) WAN
7 18 (0.96%) SNMP
8 17 (0.91%) VoIP
9 16 (0.85%) Bluetooth
10 15 (0.80%) Wireshark
11 13 (0.69%) IP Telephony
11 13 (0.69%) TCP/IP
11 13 (0.69%) WLAN
12 11 (0.59%) SSH
12 11 (0.59%) SSL
13 9 (0.48%) IPsec
13 9 (0.48%) Telnet
13 9 (0.48%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.66%) MySQL
3 48 (2.56%) SQLite
4 38 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 27 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 21 (1.12%) Big Data
6 21 (1.12%) Power BI
7 18 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 17 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (0.59%) Cosmos DB
10 11 (0.59%) Redis
11 10 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.48%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.43%) BigQuery
13 8 (0.43%) Blockchain
13 8 (0.43%) GIS
14 7 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 238 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 148 (7.88%) JIRA
3 145 (7.73%) Jenkins
4 112 (5.97%) Selenium
5 68 (3.62%) Xcode
6 65 (3.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 64 (3.41%) Cucumber
8 49 (2.61%) Appium
9 47 (2.50%) Visual Studio
10 44 (2.34%) Axure RP
11 39 (2.08%) Subversion
12 38 (2.02%) Android Studio
12 38 (2.02%) Jasmine
12 38 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (1.86%) JUnit
13 35 (1.86%) WebDriver
14 29 (1.55%) Maven
14 29 (1.55%) webpack
15 28 (1.49%) Gradle
15 28 (1.49%) gulp
General
1 289 (15.40%) Finance
2 118 (6.29%) Banking
3 116 (6.18%) Retail
4 80 (4.26%) Marketing
5 70 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 43 (2.29%) Games
7 18 (0.96%) Back Office
8 17 (0.91%) Publishing
9 13 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.59%) Law
10 11 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.48%) Advertising
11 9 (0.48%) Automotive
11 9 (0.48%) Electronics
11 9 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.32%) French Language
13 6 (0.32%) German Language
13 6 (0.32%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 850 (45.29%) Developer
2 173 (9.22%) Designer
3 161 (8.58%) Android Developer
4 145 (7.73%) React Developer
5 119 (6.34%) iOS Developer
6 116 (6.18%) Applications Developer
7 115 (6.13%) Analyst
8 111 (5.91%) Senior Developer
9 108 (5.75%) Mobile Developer
9 108 (5.75%) UX Designer
10 105 (5.59%) Architect
11 99 (5.27%) Tester
12 93 (4.95%) Java Developer
13 87 (4.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 82 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
15 77 (4.10%) Project Manager
16 66 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 63 (3.36%) .NET Developer
18 62 (3.30%) Business Analyst
19 61 (3.25%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (22.64%) HTML
2 364 (19.39%) CSS
3 233 (12.41%) React
4 213 (11.35%) HTML5
4 213 (11.35%) Node.js
5 196 (10.44%) AngularJS
6 179 (9.54%) .NET
7 177 (9.43%) REST
8 173 (9.22%) React Native
9 169 (9.00%) Web Services
10 163 (8.68%) RESTful
11 161 (8.58%) JSON
12 138 (7.35%) CSS3
13 102 (5.43%) jQuery
14 101 (5.38%) Redux
15 81 (4.32%) ASP.NET
16 79 (4.21%) Spring
17 76 (4.05%) SOAP
18 70 (3.73%) OAuth
19 63 (3.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 429 (22.86%) User Experience
2 107 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
3 96 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 79 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (2.88%) iPhone
6 50 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 39 (2.08%) Fintech
9 32 (1.70%) Data Structures
10 31 (1.65%) iPad
10 31 (1.65%) Virtual Team
11 26 (1.39%) Social Media
12 24 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.28%) Video on Demand
13 22 (1.17%) Public Cloud
14 20 (1.07%) Cloud Native
15 18 (0.96%) Animation
16 16 (0.85%) Management Information System
17 15 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
18 14 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 566 (30.15%) Android
2 499 (26.58%) Apple iOS
3 121 (6.45%) Windows
4 70 (3.73%) Linux
5 26 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 25 (1.33%) Unix
7 19 (1.01%) Windows 10
8 18 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.80%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.59%) CentOS
10 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.48%) Kali Linux
12 9 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.053%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (18.43%) TDD
3 321 (17.10%) Scrum
4 275 (14.65%) Android Development
5 260 (13.85%) Test Automation
6 256 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
7 241 (12.84%) iOS Development
8 186 (9.91%) DevOps
9 179 (9.54%) E-Commerce
10 178 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
11 174 (9.27%) BDD
12 172 (9.16%) Mobile Development
13 163 (8.68%) Microservices
14 149 (7.94%) Front End Development
15 122 (6.50%) OO
16 121 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
17 120 (6.39%) Wireframes
18 113 (6.02%) SDLC
19 110 (5.86%) MVC
20 101 (5.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 546 (29.09%) JavaScript
2 415 (22.11%) Java
3 212 (11.29%) C#
4 166 (8.84%) Apple Swift
5 156 (8.31%) Python
6 155 (8.26%) SQL
7 125 (6.66%) Objective-C
8 59 (3.14%) C++
9 52 (2.77%) PHP
10 50 (2.66%) TypeScript
11 46 (2.45%) Java 8
12 43 (2.29%) Kotlin
13 42 (2.24%) Ruby
14 40 (2.13%) ES6
14 40 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 37 (1.97%) Go
16 29 (1.55%) Bash Shell
16 29 (1.55%) Scala
17 25 (1.33%) ES7
18 23 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 159 (8.47%) Degree
2 78 (4.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.23%) CISSP
5 23 (1.23%) ISEB
6 20 (1.07%) CEH
7 18 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.59%) MCSE
10 9 (0.48%) CISM
10 9 (0.48%) HP MASE
10 9 (0.48%) MOS
10 9 (0.48%) OSCE
11 8 (0.43%) APMP
11 8 (0.43%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.32%) CREST Certified
13 6 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.32%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (8.52%) QA
2 18 (0.96%) PSD2
3 15 (0.80%) GDPR
4 10 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
5 8 (0.43%) SLA
6 7 (0.37%) PMO
7 5 (0.27%) GxP
7 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.27%) WCAG
8 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.16%) TickIT
10 2 (0.11%) SEPA
11 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.053%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.053%) Section 508
11 1 (0.053%) WAI
System Software
1 113 (6.02%) Docker
2 36 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.64%) OpenAM
5 9 (0.48%) FreeRADIUS
5 9 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.32%) Firmware
7 2 (0.11%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.053%) HDFS
8 1 (0.053%) IAG
8 1 (0.053%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 64 (3.41%) Kubernetes
2 31 (1.65%) Ansible
3 29 (1.55%) Puppet
3 29 (1.55%) Terraform
4 27 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
6 14 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (0.59%) HockeyApp
8 10 (0.53%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.48%) Nessus
9 9 (0.48%) Nmap
10 8 (0.43%) SCCM
11 7 (0.37%) Grafana
11 7 (0.37%) Graphite
11 7 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.32%) Kibana
13 5 (0.27%) logstash
14 4 (0.21%) Consul
14 4 (0.21%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.16%) CASB
Vendors
1 185 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 91 (4.85%) Google
3 86 (4.58%) Xamarin
4 63 (3.36%) Apple
5 49 (2.61%) Adobe
6 33 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.17%) IBM
9 21 (1.12%) Citrix
9 21 (1.12%) SAP
10 18 (0.96%) Oracle
10 18 (0.96%) Remedy
10 18 (0.96%) Twitter
11 17 (0.91%) HP
12 14 (0.75%) Tableau
13 12 (0.64%) ServiceNow
14 11 (0.59%) AppDynamics
14 11 (0.59%) BMC
15 10 (0.53%) ForgeRock
15 10 (0.53%) MuleSoft