Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 197 156
Rank change year-on-year +35 -41 -3
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 685 960 1,778
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 1.33% 1.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.96% 4.26% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 704 1,242
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £617 £607 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +7.94% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 18
Median hourly rate £32.00 £13.10 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.27% -26.92% -54.04%
10th Percentile £11.14 £6.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £12.95 £14.85
% change year-on-year +266.72% -12.78% -67.00%

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 13,822 22,516 32,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.72% 31.15% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,228 14,594 21,327
Median daily rate £475 £455 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% -4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £255 £240 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 948 981
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.53 £53.75 £48.50
Median hourly rate £24.45 £21.46 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.95% +12.93% -2.56%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +42 575 £463 +5.71% 352
London +36 353 £485 +2.11% 129
UK excluding London +62 263 £432 +7.94% 266
Work from Home -56 188 £450 +7.14% 62
North of England +51 103 £450 +12.50% 86
Yorkshire +57 65 £450 +12.50% 31
Scotland +56 47 £425 -8.85% 30
South East +63 38 £438 +2.94% 38
Midlands +52 37 £345 -13.88% 50
North West +8 27 £400 +6.67% 48
West Midlands +45 20 £350 -17.65% 36
South West +61 19 £413 +3.13% 32
East Midlands +37 17 £338 -15.63% 14
East of England +43 13 £425 +3.03% 16
North East +38 11 £468 +16.88% 7
Wales +25 5 £319 -9.00% 7
Northern Ireland +4 2 £366 +27.91% 7

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 310 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (36.35%) Android
3 231 (33.72%) Apple iOS
4 222 (32.41%) Java
5 180 (26.28%) User Experience
6 162 (23.65%) Git (software)
7 155 (22.63%) Kotlin
8 154 (22.48%) Jenkins
9 139 (20.29%) Test Automation
9 139 (20.29%) AWS
10 125 (18.25%) HTML
11 123 (17.96%) JIRA
12 118 (17.23%) JavaScript
12 118 (17.23%) Finance
13 116 (16.93%) Scrum
14 115 (16.79%) REST
15 113 (16.50%) Android Development
16 112 (16.35%) CSS
17 110 (16.06%) Spring
17 110 (16.06%) GitHub
18 109 (15.91%) Python
19 108 (15.77%) DevOps
20 100 (14.60%) JSON
21 96 (14.01%) Microservices
22 95 (13.87%) iOS Development
23 92 (13.43%) Node.js
24 91 (13.28%) Apple Swift
25 85 (12.41%) Splunk
26 83 (12.12%) React
26 83 (12.12%) Java 8

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 71 (10.36%) Cloud Foundry
2 66 (9.64%) Confluence
3 28 (4.09%) Mule
4 15 (2.19%) CMS
5 14 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.31%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.58%) Apache
10 3 (0.44%) IIS
10 3 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.29%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.29%) DNN
11 2 (0.29%) Drupal
11 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.29%) WordPress
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 22 (3.21%) Sketch
2 19 (2.77%) InVision
3 14 (2.04%) Zeplin
4 12 (1.75%) Adobe XD
5 6 (0.88%) Figma
5 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Magento
2 3 (0.44%) Shopify
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 139 (20.29%) AWS
2 110 (16.06%) GitHub
3 80 (11.68%) Azure
4 50 (7.30%) Slack
5 35 (5.11%) PaaS
6 32 (4.67%) IaaS
7 26 (3.80%) Office 365
8 17 (2.48%) Serverless
9 15 (2.19%) GCP
10 14 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (2.04%) SaaS
11 12 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (1.61%) Amazon S3
13 10 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (1.46%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 10 (1.46%) Logic Apps
13 10 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (1.31%) Firebase
15 7 (1.02%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.73%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.77%) HTTP
2 14 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (1.75%) VPN
4 11 (1.61%) Firewall
5 9 (1.31%) Skype
6 7 (1.02%) LAN
6 7 (1.02%) WAN
7 5 (0.73%) Internet
8 4 (0.58%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.44%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.44%) Broadband
9 3 (0.44%) Intranet
9 3 (0.44%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.44%) Network Security
9 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.29%) WebEx
10 2 (0.29%) Wireless
11 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.15%) VoLTE
11 1 (0.15%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.48%) MySQL
2 15 (2.19%) MongoDB
3 13 (1.90%) NoSQL
3 13 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.31%) Tableau
5 8 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.17%) SQL Server
6 6 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.73%) Big Data
8 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.58%) SQLite
8 4 (0.58%) Tableau Desktop
9 3 (0.44%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (0.44%) Power BI
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.29%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.29%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 162 (23.65%) Git (software)
2 154 (22.48%) Jenkins
3 123 (17.96%) JIRA
4 73 (10.66%) Maven
5 65 (9.49%) JUnit
6 63 (9.20%) Android Studio
6 63 (9.20%) Xcode
7 59 (8.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 54 (7.88%) Mockito
9 48 (7.01%) CocoaPods
10 30 (4.38%) Gradle
11 29 (4.23%) IntelliJ
12 22 (3.21%) Selenium
13 20 (2.92%) Cucumber
14 19 (2.77%) CircleCI
14 19 (2.77%) JMeter
15 18 (2.63%) Appium
15 18 (2.63%) git-flow
16 15 (2.19%) Axure RP
17 14 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 118 (17.23%) Finance
2 79 (11.53%) Banking
3 28 (4.09%) Public Sector
4 23 (3.36%) Retail
5 18 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 15 (2.19%) Marketing
7 13 (1.90%) Games
7 13 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.75%) German Language
9 11 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.46%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.02%) Law
12 6 (0.88%) Automotive
12 6 (0.88%) Publishing
13 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.58%) French Language
14 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 269 (39.27%) Developer
2 90 (13.14%) Designer
3 54 (7.88%) Android Developer
4 52 (7.59%) iOS Developer
5 51 (7.45%) UX Designer
6 45 (6.57%) Mobile Developer
7 37 (5.40%) React Developer
8 34 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
9 33 (4.82%) Java Developer
10 32 (4.67%) Applications Developer
11 30 (4.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 29 (4.23%) Architect
13 28 (4.09%) UI Designer
14 26 (3.80%) Interaction Designer
15 24 (3.50%) Senior Developer
16 23 (3.36%) UI/UX Designer
16 23 (3.36%) Xamarin Developer
17 21 (3.07%) Tester
18 20 (2.92%) Java Engineer
18 20 (2.92%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (18.25%) HTML
2 115 (16.79%) REST
3 112 (16.35%) CSS
4 110 (16.06%) Spring
5 100 (14.60%) JSON
6 92 (13.43%) Node.js
7 83 (12.12%) React
8 82 (11.97%) Spring Boot
9 62 (9.05%) RxJava
10 53 (7.74%) RESTful
11 44 (6.42%) React Native
12 42 (6.13%) .NET
13 37 (5.40%) SOAP
14 34 (4.96%) AngularJS
14 34 (4.96%) Web Services
15 33 (4.82%) HTML5
16 31 (4.53%) WireMock
17 29 (4.23%) Hystrix
18 27 (3.94%) ASP.NET
18 27 (3.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 180 (26.28%) User Experience
2 33 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (2.34%) Mobile Payment
5 13 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.46%) Animation
7 10 (1.46%) Social Media
8 9 (1.31%) iPad
8 9 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
9 8 (1.17%) iPhone
9 8 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.88%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.73%) Life Science
11 5 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.73%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.73%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.58%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.44%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 249 (36.35%) Android
2 231 (33.72%) Apple iOS
3 30 (4.38%) Windows
4 12 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
5 10 (1.46%) Linux
6 6 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.73%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.29%) Unix
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.15%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (20.29%) Test Automation
3 116 (16.93%) Scrum
4 113 (16.50%) Android Development
5 108 (15.77%) DevOps
6 96 (14.01%) Microservices
7 95 (13.87%) iOS Development
8 71 (10.36%) Kanban
9 63 (9.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 63 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (9.20%) SDLC
10 57 (8.32%) TDD
11 56 (8.18%) Mobile Development
11 56 (8.18%) Prototyping
12 55 (8.03%) Problem-Solving
13 49 (7.15%) Pair Programming
14 46 (6.72%) Front End Development
15 42 (6.13%) Rapid Prototyping
16 40 (5.84%) Service Design
17 39 (5.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 222 (32.41%) Java
2 155 (22.63%) Kotlin
3 118 (17.23%) JavaScript
4 109 (15.91%) Python
5 91 (13.28%) Apple Swift
6 83 (12.12%) Java 8
7 39 (5.69%) Objective-C
8 37 (5.40%) C#
9 34 (4.96%) SQL
10 23 (3.36%) PHP
11 14 (2.04%) ES6
12 12 (1.75%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.61%) C
13 11 (1.61%) Go
14 10 (1.46%) C++
15 9 (1.31%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.31%) XAML
16 8 (1.17%) Ruby
17 3 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (3.50%) Degree
2 16 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.31%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.73%) CREST Certified
5 5 (0.73%) ISEB
5 5 (0.73%) OSCP
6 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.44%) MCSA
7 3 (0.44%) MCSE
7 3 (0.44%) MOS
8 2 (0.29%) ICAEW
9 1 (0.15%) MBA
9 1 (0.15%) MCP
9 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.40%) QA
2 6 (0.88%) SLA
2 6 (0.88%) WAI
3 4 (0.58%) GDPR
3 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.58%) PMO
3 4 (0.58%) Section 508
3 4 (0.58%) WCAG
4 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.44%) GxP
5 2 (0.29%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 30 (4.38%) Docker
2 12 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (5.11%) Prometheus
2 24 (3.50%) Terraform
3 23 (3.36%) Kubernetes
4 15 (2.19%) Ansible
5 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.44%) SCCM
7 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.15%) Grafana
8 1 (0.15%) Istio
8 1 (0.15%) Marathon
8 1 (0.15%) Mesos
8 1 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (12.41%) Splunk
2 82 (11.97%) AppDynamics
3 35 (5.11%) Xamarin
4 33 (4.82%) Apple
4 33 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 33 (4.82%) MuleSoft
5 25 (3.65%) Adobe
6 17 (2.48%) Google
7 6 (0.88%) Oracle
7 6 (0.88%) Twitter
8 5 (0.73%) SAP
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco
9 4 (0.58%) hybris
9 4 (0.58%) Samsung
10 3 (0.44%) Avaya
10 3 (0.44%) Citrix
10 3 (0.44%) Polycom
10 3 (0.44%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.44%) Wyse
11 2 (0.29%) VMware