Period
to 24 August 2017

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 24 August 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
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 167 162
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 -22
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1606 1721 1687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 1.59% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.01% 4.80% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1219 1158
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £279
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 16
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.49 £38.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% -4.86% +58.27%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.00 £16.38
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.00 £38.35
% change year-on-year -1.19% +9.52% +195.00%

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 32066 35826 36010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.35% 33.15% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20926 23463 22505
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £238
90th Percentile £644 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 1208 1406
UK median hourly rate £21.28 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% -7.50%

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 24 August 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 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Top 16 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 24 August 2017. 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 +8 1518 £425 - 322
UK excluding London +35 815 £400 - 210
London -24 774 £450 - 125
North of England +72 243 £400 -3.03% 74
South East +27 234 £400 - 44
East of England +6 108 £350 -6.67% 23
North West +46 105 £388 -3.13% 46
Midlands +14 102 £400 +6.67% 29
Yorkshire +17 85 £413 -8.33% 27
Scotland +39 62 £375 +7.14% 12
North East +92 53 £375 +3.45% 1
South West -11 53 £375 -16.67% 25
East Midlands -2 52 £400 +6.67% 15
West Midlands +20 49 £400 +6.67% 14
Northern Ireland -45 9 £413 -
Wales -6 7 £325 -38.10% 3

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 813 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (31.63%) Android
3 453 (28.21%) Apple iOS
4 395 (24.60%) JavaScript
5 376 (23.41%) HTML
6 372 (23.16%) Java
7 351 (21.86%) User Experience
8 322 (20.05%) Scrum
9 314 (19.55%) CSS
10 306 (19.05%) TDD
11 270 (16.81%) Android Development
12 242 (15.07%) Finance
13 231 (14.38%) Test Automation
14 225 (14.01%) Mobile Application Development
15 218 (13.57%) iOS Development
16 207 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
17 191 (11.89%) C#
18 188 (11.71%) Git (software)
19 187 (11.64%) Banking
20 179 (11.15%) RESTful
21 178 (11.08%) Web Services
22 172 (10.71%) REST
23 167 (10.40%) SQL
24 161 (10.02%) AngularJS
25 145 (9.03%) JSON
26 144 (8.97%) QA
26 144 (8.97%) Front End Development
27 143 (8.90%) HTML5
28 142 (8.84%) BDD
29 140 (8.72%) 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 51 (3.18%) CMS
2 36 (2.24%) Confluence
3 30 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.49%) JBoss
5 20 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 15 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (0.93%) WordPress
7 13 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 12 (0.75%) Drupal
8 12 (0.75%) GlassFish
8 12 (0.75%) Mule
9 11 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.68%) WildFly
10 8 (0.50%) IIS
11 7 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.31%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.25%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (2.68%) Photoshop
2 29 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (1.25%) InVision
4 18 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
6 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.31%) Flinto
9 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.31%) UXPin
10 4 (0.25%) InDesign
11 3 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.062%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 21 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.19%) Radian6
4 3 (0.19%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.19%) Social Studio
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.062%) Magento
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.062%) RMDS
6 1 (0.062%) Shopify
6 1 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 92 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.18%) GitHub
4 22 (1.37%) PaaS
5 19 (1.18%) Office 365
6 18 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (1.12%) SaaS
7 14 (0.87%) IaaS
8 11 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.68%) Sauce Labs
9 10 (0.62%) Google Play
10 9 (0.56%) Firebase
11 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.44%) CloudBees
13 5 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.31%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 5 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.99%) Internet
2 26 (1.62%) HTTP
3 11 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (0.62%) VPN
5 9 (0.56%) Intranet
6 8 (0.50%) LAN
7 7 (0.44%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.44%) WAN
8 6 (0.37%) DNS
8 6 (0.37%) NFC
8 6 (0.37%) Skype
8 6 (0.37%) X.509
9 5 (0.31%) SMS
10 4 (0.25%) CTI
10 4 (0.25%) FTP
11 3 (0.19%) LDAP
12 2 (0.12%) Firewall
12 2 (0.12%) SAN
12 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.18%) MySQL
3 50 (3.11%) MongoDB
4 41 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (2.43%) NoSQL
6 31 (1.93%) Big Data
7 22 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.25%) SQLite
9 14 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 13 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (0.81%) Redis
11 12 (0.75%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.62%) Couchbase
12 10 (0.62%) CouchDB
13 8 (0.50%) DB2
14 7 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (0.44%) DB2 UDB
15 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 188 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 140 (8.72%) Jenkins
3 135 (8.41%) JIRA
4 91 (5.67%) Cucumber
4 91 (5.67%) Selenium
5 87 (5.42%) JUnit
6 68 (4.23%) Calabash
7 64 (3.99%) Appium
8 48 (2.99%) Grunt
9 45 (2.80%) gulp
9 45 (2.80%) Xcode
10 43 (2.68%) Jasmine
11 38 (2.37%) Subversion
12 36 (2.24%) Android Studio
13 34 (2.12%) WebDriver
14 33 (2.05%) Axure RP
15 31 (1.93%) webpack
16 29 (1.81%) Mocha
16 29 (1.81%) Mockito
17 27 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 242 (15.07%) Finance
2 187 (11.64%) Banking
3 104 (6.48%) Retail
4 76 (4.73%) Marketing
5 25 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.43%) Advertising
7 22 (1.37%) Legal
8 20 (1.25%) Publishing
9 19 (1.18%) Games
10 16 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
10 16 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.68%) Automotive
11 11 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.62%) Back Office
12 10 (0.62%) Electronics
13 8 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.31%) Billing
15 5 (0.31%) French Language
16 4 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 776 (48.32%) Developer
2 211 (13.14%) Android Developer
3 161 (10.02%) iOS Developer
4 156 (9.71%) Designer
5 136 (8.47%) Analyst
6 118 (7.35%) UX Designer
7 109 (6.79%) Mobile Developer
8 95 (5.92%) Applications Developer
9 91 (5.67%) Architect
10 86 (5.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 82 (5.11%) Senior Developer
12 77 (4.79%) Tester
13 75 (4.67%) Xamarin Developer
14 65 (4.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 59 (3.67%) Business Analyst
16 58 (3.61%) Project Manager
17 57 (3.55%) iOS Android Developer
18 55 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
19 49 (3.05%) .NET Developer
20 48 (2.99%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (23.41%) HTML
2 314 (19.55%) CSS
3 179 (11.15%) RESTful
4 178 (11.08%) Web Services
5 172 (10.71%) REST
6 161 (10.02%) AngularJS
7 145 (9.03%) JSON
8 143 (8.90%) HTML5
9 136 (8.47%) .NET
10 127 (7.91%) SOAP
11 121 (7.53%) Node.js
12 115 (7.16%) XML
13 110 (6.85%) React
14 98 (6.10%) Android SDK
15 97 (6.04%) CSS3
16 85 (5.29%) Spring
17 78 (4.86%) jQuery
18 77 (4.79%) React Native
19 69 (4.30%) Apache Cordova
20 60 (3.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 351 (21.86%) User Experience
2 94 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
3 69 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 31 (1.93%) Social Media
6 26 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 24 (1.49%) Animation
7 24 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.49%) Fintech
8 23 (1.43%) iPhone
9 22 (1.37%) iPad
9 22 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 20 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
11 18 (1.12%) Graphic Design
12 17 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.00%) Video on Demand
14 14 (0.87%) IVR
15 10 (0.62%) Internet of Things
16 9 (0.56%) Algorithms
16 9 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 508 (31.63%) Android
2 453 (28.21%) Apple iOS
3 102 (6.35%) Windows
4 35 (2.18%) Linux
5 25 (1.56%) Unix
6 23 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
7 12 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.31%) CentOS
10 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.19%) zOS
13 1 (0.062%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.062%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.062%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.062%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (20.05%) Scrum
3 306 (19.05%) TDD
4 270 (16.81%) Android Development
5 231 (14.38%) Test Automation
6 225 (14.01%) Mobile Application Development
7 218 (13.57%) iOS Development
8 207 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
9 144 (8.97%) Front End Development
10 142 (8.84%) BDD
11 131 (8.16%) E-Commerce
12 127 (7.91%) Mobile Development
13 122 (7.60%) Prototyping
14 111 (6.91%) MVC
15 99 (6.16%) Kanban
16 92 (5.73%) Open Source
16 92 (5.73%) Unit Testing
17 91 (5.67%) Web Design
18 88 (5.48%) Wireframes
19 86 (5.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 395 (24.60%) JavaScript
2 372 (23.16%) Java
3 191 (11.89%) C#
4 167 (10.40%) SQL
5 128 (7.97%) Apple Swift
6 115 (7.16%) Objective-C
7 57 (3.55%) Ruby
8 51 (3.18%) Python
9 49 (3.05%) PHP
10 39 (2.43%) C++
11 33 (2.05%) ES6
12 31 (1.93%) C
13 28 (1.74%) Scala
14 17 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 15 (0.93%) Go
15 15 (0.93%) TypeScript
16 12 (0.75%) VB
17 11 (0.68%) ECMAScript
17 11 (0.68%) XAML
18 10 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 123 (7.66%) Degree
2 38 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.31%) ISEB
5 17 (1.06%) PMP
6 16 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 16 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.37%) CEH
11 5 (0.31%) APMP
11 5 (0.31%) CISA
11 5 (0.31%) CISSP
11 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.31%) OSCP
12 4 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (8.97%) QA
2 8 (0.50%) PMO
3 6 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.25%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.062%) GDPR
6 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (3.36%) Docker
2 25 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.062%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.62%) HockeyApp
3 10 (0.62%) Puppet
3 10 (0.62%) SCCM
4 6 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.37%) Terraform
5 5 (0.31%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.19%) Ansible
6 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 3 (0.19%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.062%) MobiControl
8 1 (0.062%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 132 (8.22%) Xamarin
2 110 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 62 (3.86%) Apple
4 54 (3.36%) Oracle
5 49 (3.05%) Adobe
6 35 (2.18%) Google
7 29 (1.81%) SAP
8 18 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.06%) hybris
9 17 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.00%) IBM
11 15 (0.93%) Zend
12 13 (0.81%) HP
13 12 (0.75%) AppDynamics
14 11 (0.68%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.62%) Infragistics
16 9 (0.56%) Telerik
17 8 (0.50%) Samsung
18 6 (0.37%) Sybase
19 5 (0.31%) Appcelerator