Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 151 161
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 +6
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1,926 1,639 1,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.86% 1.72% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.49% 5.03% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,094 1,296
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £290
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 15 25
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.76% +27.69% -1.07%
10th Percentile £14.38 £26.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £63.75 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.04 £41.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -46.90% +45.61% -9.52%

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 35,105 32,555 37,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.93% 34.19% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,822 21,147 24,601
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,106 1,110 1,240
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 £19.50 £20.92
% change year-on-year +12.18% -6.77% +19.51%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +3 1,799 £450 +5.88% 689
London +25 1,050 £500 +11.11% 263
UK excluding London -16 837 £400 - 476
South East +35 349 £425 +6.25% 104
North of England -34 217 £375 -6.25% 163
North West +3 135 £375 -3.23% 115
Midlands -11 112 £400 - 77
West Midlands +1 79 £425 +6.25% 42
Scotland -39 72 £400 +6.67% 30
Yorkshire -56 66 £380 -7.88% 47
South West -13 39 £375 -11.76% 41
East Midlands -17 33 £400 +1.60% 35
East of England -84 31 £450 +28.57% 39
North East -21 16 £406 +8.33% 1
Northern Ireland - 14 £460 - 2
Wales -11 4 £538 +26.47% 18
Channel Islands - 2 £408 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 993 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (34.53%) JavaScript
3 626 (32.50%) Android
4 550 (28.56%) Apple iOS
5 530 (27.52%) User Experience
6 529 (27.47%) HTML
7 491 (25.49%) CSS
8 464 (24.09%) Java
9 362 (18.80%) TDD
10 308 (15.99%) Finance
10 308 (15.99%) Android Development
11 299 (15.52%) Scrum
12 279 (14.49%) React
13 266 (13.81%) Mobile Application Development
14 255 (13.24%) Test Automation
15 244 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
15 244 (12.67%) iOS Development
16 243 (12.62%) Git (software)
17 236 (12.25%) REST
18 224 (11.63%) Node.js
19 222 (11.53%) HTML5
20 220 (11.42%) AngularJS
21 212 (11.01%) React Native
22 195 (10.12%) RESTful
23 192 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
24 191 (9.92%) Web Services
25 184 (9.55%) JSON
25 184 (9.55%) Front End Development
26 181 (9.40%) BDD
27 178 (9.24%) Amazon AWS

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 48 (2.49%) CMS
2 36 (1.87%) Confluence
3 21 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 16 (0.83%) WordPress
5 15 (0.78%) Apache
6 11 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.57%) SAS
6 11 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.47%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.36%) ArcGIS
10 7 (0.36%) Drupal
10 7 (0.36%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.26%) Marvel
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.21%) IIS
12 4 (0.21%) JBoss
12 4 (0.21%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.16%) Anypoint
Applications
1 50 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 48 (2.49%) InVision
3 33 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 25 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.67%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (0.52%) UXPin
8 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.16%) InDesign
10 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.10%) Flinto
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.31%) Magento
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.052%) LexisNexis TimeMap
5 1 (0.052%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.052%) Radian6
5 1 (0.052%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.052%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 192 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 178 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (2.80%) Office 365
4 51 (2.65%) PaaS
5 49 (2.54%) GitHub
6 32 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (1.19%) SaaS
8 22 (1.14%) Serverless
9 21 (1.09%) npm
10 18 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 17 (0.88%) Google Play
12 15 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
12 15 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (0.78%) Sauce Labs
13 12 (0.62%) BrowserStack
13 12 (0.62%) IaaS
14 11 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.47%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.44%) Internet
2 45 (2.34%) HTTP
3 15 (0.78%) SSL
3 15 (0.78%) VPN
4 10 (0.52%) Bluetooth
4 10 (0.52%) LAN
5 9 (0.47%) DNS
5 9 (0.47%) Firewall
6 7 (0.36%) Skype
6 7 (0.36%) SMS
6 7 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.31%) WAN
8 5 (0.26%) Intranet
8 5 (0.26%) IP Telephony
8 5 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.21%) DHCP
9 4 (0.21%) MPLS
9 4 (0.21%) Network Security
9 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (4.36%) MySQL
2 52 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 43 (2.23%) MongoDB
4 39 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
6 26 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 24 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (1.25%) Big Data
8 19 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 15 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 15 (0.78%) SQLite
11 14 (0.73%) Blockchain
12 10 (0.52%) GIS
12 10 (0.52%) Redis
13 7 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.36%) Power BI
13 7 (0.36%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 243 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 157 (8.15%) JIRA
3 150 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 106 (5.50%) Selenium
5 65 (3.37%) Cucumber
6 62 (3.22%) Visual Studio
7 61 (3.17%) JUnit
8 58 (3.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 55 (2.86%) gulp
10 54 (2.80%) Xcode
11 52 (2.70%) Subversion
12 51 (2.65%) webpack
13 50 (2.60%) Appium
14 43 (2.23%) Grunt
15 41 (2.13%) Gradle
16 39 (2.02%) Mercurial
17 38 (1.97%) Axure RP
18 37 (1.92%) Jasmine
19 35 (1.82%) Maven
20 31 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 308 (15.99%) Finance
2 111 (5.76%) Banking
3 100 (5.19%) Retail
4 75 (3.89%) Marketing
5 53 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.39%) Games
7 23 (1.19%) Back Office
7 23 (1.19%) Publishing
8 14 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (0.67%) Automotive
10 12 (0.62%) Law
11 11 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.47%) Billing
12 9 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.36%) Advertising
15 6 (0.31%) Front Office
16 5 (0.26%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.21%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 889 (46.16%) Developer
2 218 (11.32%) Designer
3 179 (9.29%) React Developer
4 169 (8.77%) Android Developer
5 151 (7.84%) Architect
6 136 (7.06%) UX Designer
7 121 (6.28%) Applications Developer
7 121 (6.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 116 (6.02%) Analyst
9 109 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 107 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
11 105 (5.45%) iOS Developer
12 95 (4.93%) Senior Developer
13 91 (4.72%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 85 (4.41%) Java Developer
15 72 (3.74%) Project Manager
16 69 (3.58%) Tester
17 67 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
18 59 (3.06%) Business Analyst
19 50 (2.60%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (27.47%) HTML
2 491 (25.49%) CSS
3 279 (14.49%) React
4 236 (12.25%) REST
5 224 (11.63%) Node.js
6 222 (11.53%) HTML5
7 220 (11.42%) AngularJS
8 212 (11.01%) React Native
9 195 (10.12%) RESTful
10 191 (9.92%) Web Services
11 184 (9.55%) JSON
12 152 (7.89%) .NET
13 137 (7.11%) CSS3
14 111 (5.76%) Redux
15 103 (5.35%) SOAP
16 96 (4.98%) XML
17 80 (4.15%) jQuery
18 77 (4.00%) Spring
19 73 (3.79%) Android SDK
20 72 (3.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 530 (27.52%) User Experience
2 113 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
3 97 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 70 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 53 (2.75%) Fintech
7 42 (2.18%) iPad
8 40 (2.08%) iPhone
9 33 (1.71%) Blackberry
9 33 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 31 (1.61%) Social Media
12 30 (1.56%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.19%) Animation
14 22 (1.14%) Algorithms
15 21 (1.09%) Video on Demand
16 20 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
16 20 (1.04%) Smartphone
17 14 (0.73%) Data Centre
17 14 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 626 (32.50%) Android
2 550 (28.56%) Apple iOS
3 118 (6.13%) Windows
4 54 (2.80%) Linux
5 27 (1.40%) Windows 10
6 25 (1.30%) Unix
7 14 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.52%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.26%) CentOS
11 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.052%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (18.80%) TDD
3 308 (15.99%) Android Development
4 299 (15.52%) Scrum
5 266 (13.81%) Mobile Application Development
6 255 (13.24%) Test Automation
7 244 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
7 244 (12.67%) iOS Development
8 184 (9.55%) Front End Development
9 181 (9.40%) BDD
10 168 (8.72%) E-Commerce
11 167 (8.67%) DevOps
12 162 (8.41%) Mobile Development
13 152 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
14 149 (7.74%) Wireframes
15 143 (7.42%) Microservices
16 137 (7.11%) OO
17 124 (6.44%) Prototyping
18 114 (5.92%) SDLC
19 100 (5.19%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 665 (34.53%) JavaScript
2 464 (24.09%) Java
3 156 (8.10%) C#
4 155 (8.05%) SQL
5 141 (7.32%) Apple Swift
6 121 (6.28%) Python
7 111 (5.76%) Objective-C
8 65 (3.37%) PHP
9 64 (3.32%) ES6
10 48 (2.49%) Kotlin
11 43 (2.23%) Ruby
12 38 (1.97%) Java 8
13 37 (1.92%) C++
14 34 (1.77%) Go
15 30 (1.56%) JSX
16 28 (1.45%) TypeScript
17 24 (1.25%) C
18 18 (0.93%) PowerShell
18 18 (0.93%) Scala
19 16 (0.83%) ES7
Qualifications
1 156 (8.10%) Degree
2 74 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.88%) ISEB
7 17 (0.88%) MCSE
8 13 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.47%) PMP
10 8 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.42%) CISSP
11 7 (0.36%) APMP
11 7 (0.36%) CISM
12 6 (0.31%) A+ Certification
12 6 (0.31%) CCNA
13 5 (0.26%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.26%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (8.98%) QA
2 17 (0.88%) PSD2
2 17 (0.88%) SLA
3 15 (0.78%) GDPR
4 8 (0.42%) GCP
4 8 (0.42%) PMO
5 7 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
6 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.26%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.16%) WCAG
9 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.052%) MiFID
System Software
1 137 (7.11%) Docker
2 44 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.31%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.10%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.052%) Firmware
6 1 (0.052%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.052%) HDFS
6 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.052%) Xen
6 1 (0.052%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (2.75%) Kubernetes
2 32 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.25%) Puppet
5 21 (1.09%) Ansible
6 18 (0.93%) Terraform
7 16 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.36%) HockeyApp
9 6 (0.31%) SCCM
10 5 (0.26%) MaaS360
11 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.21%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.16%) CASB
12 3 (0.16%) Grafana
12 3 (0.16%) Graphite
12 3 (0.16%) Kibana
12 3 (0.16%) Packer
13 2 (0.10%) logstash
13 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 145 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 96 (4.98%) Google
3 77 (4.00%) Xamarin
4 65 (3.37%) Apple
5 63 (3.27%) Adobe
6 53 (2.75%) Oracle
7 26 (1.35%) IBM
7 26 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (0.93%) Apigee
9 17 (0.88%) SAP
10 16 (0.83%) MobileIron
11 15 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 15 (0.78%) Remedy
12 14 (0.73%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
13 12 (0.62%) Capita
14 11 (0.57%) BMC
14 11 (0.57%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.47%) Cisco
15 9 (0.47%) HP