Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 197 154 149
Rank change year-on-year -43 -5 +23
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 965 1,778 1,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.79% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 5.56% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 1,199 1,292
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £309
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.44% +5.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 20
UK median hourly rate £24.05 £21.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.52% -46.15% +77.27%
10th Percentile £6.59 £12.25 £13.73
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.10 £17.93 £45.00
% change year-on-year -26.92% -60.17% +24.14%

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 22,334 31,985 33,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.19% 32.14% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,057 20,851 22,027
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £258
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,002 1,010 992
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £20.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.96% -1.93% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.00 £11.35
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £48.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% - +4.68%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 -35 890 £438 -3.63% 679
UK excluding London -22 480 £400 -5.44% 461
London -26 463 £475 -5.00% 260
North of England +36 154 £400 -2.68% 159
South East -56 118 £425 - 81
North West +27 91 £375 -11.76% 93
South West +15 60 £400 -4.48% 57
Yorkshire +25 52 £400 - 55
Midlands -15 46 £400 -11.89% 77
Scotland -13 45 £470 +17.50% 27
East of England +38 43 £375 -3.23% 45
West Midlands -4 26 £425 -15.00% 37
East Midlands -5 19 £388 -26.19% 40
North East +26 11 £375 +0.67% 11
Northern Ireland +10 9 £286 -12.08% 1
Wales +21 5 £400 - 14

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 479 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (29.22%) Android
3 264 (27.36%) JavaScript
4 257 (26.63%) User Experience
5 251 (26.01%) Apple iOS
6 220 (22.80%) CSS
7 216 (22.38%) HTML
8 183 (18.96%) Java
9 165 (17.10%) Git (software)
10 150 (15.54%) Finance
11 145 (15.03%) Scrum
12 139 (14.40%) Mobile Application Development
13 135 (13.99%) React
14 120 (12.44%) Android Development
15 116 (12.02%) React Native
16 115 (11.92%) RESTful
17 111 (11.50%) Azure
18 110 (11.40%) iOS Development
19 109 (11.30%) Apple Swift
19 109 (11.30%) Front End Development
20 106 (10.98%) TDD
21 102 (10.57%) C#
22 100 (10.36%) .NET
22 100 (10.36%) Test Automation
23 98 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
24 97 (10.05%) DevOps
25 95 (9.84%) HTML5
26 91 (9.43%) Kotlin
27 86 (8.91%) Microservices
27 86 (8.91%) Mobile Development

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 27 (2.80%) CMS
1 27 (2.80%) Confluence
2 18 (1.87%) Apache
3 13 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.24%) WordPress
5 11 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 11 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.04%) nginx
7 9 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.83%) Drupal
9 7 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.62%) Mattermost
11 5 (0.52%) Mendix
12 4 (0.41%) Jadu
12 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.31%) IIS
14 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.21%) Magnolia
15 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 25 (2.59%) Sketch
2 17 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.35%) Zeplin
4 12 (1.24%) InVision
5 11 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.31%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.31%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.31%) Marvel
9 3 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.21%) Maya
11 1 (0.10%) Figma
11 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.10%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 11 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.41%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.21%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.10%) Finacle
6 1 (0.10%) Magento
6 1 (0.10%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 111 (11.50%) Azure
2 81 (8.39%) AWS
3 55 (5.70%) GitHub
4 27 (2.80%) GCP
5 20 (2.07%) Serverless
6 13 (1.35%) Google Analytics
7 12 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.24%) Slack
8 11 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.14%) SaaS
9 10 (1.04%) Azure Functions
9 10 (1.04%) Office 365
10 9 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
10 9 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.83%) PaaS
12 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.73%) Firebase
12 7 (0.73%) Google Play
12 7 (0.73%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.69%) HTTP
2 9 (0.93%) Firewall
2 9 (0.93%) Internet
3 5 (0.52%) Intranet
3 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.52%) VPN
4 4 (0.41%) Broadband
4 4 (0.41%) DNS
4 4 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.31%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.31%) DHCP
5 3 (0.31%) Network Security
5 3 (0.31%) NFC
5 3 (0.31%) Skype
5 3 (0.31%) SSL
5 3 (0.31%) Wireless
6 2 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.21%) Extranet
6 2 (0.21%) SAN
7 1 (0.10%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (5.49%) MySQL
2 51 (5.28%) SQL Server
3 36 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.28%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.24%) Cosmos DB
8 11 (1.14%) BigQuery
8 11 (1.14%) SQLite
9 10 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.73%) Neo4j
12 6 (0.62%) Big Data
12 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.52%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.41%) Power BI
15 3 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 165 (17.10%) Git (software)
2 80 (8.29%) Jenkins
3 68 (7.05%) JIRA
4 46 (4.77%) Selenium
5 35 (3.63%) Gradle
6 34 (3.52%) Xcode
7 29 (3.01%) Maven
8 27 (2.80%) Cucumber
9 24 (2.49%) JMeter
9 24 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
10 19 (1.97%) JUnit
10 19 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (1.87%) GitLab
11 18 (1.87%) Postman
11 18 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (1.66%) Appium
13 15 (1.55%) CircleCI
14 14 (1.45%) Visual Studio
15 13 (1.35%) Grunt
15 13 (1.35%) Mockito
General
1 150 (15.54%) Finance
2 73 (7.56%) Banking
3 52 (5.39%) Marketing
4 38 (3.94%) Retail
5 28 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.80%) Back Office
7 26 (2.69%) Public Sector
8 13 (1.35%) Electronics
9 8 (0.83%) Automotive
9 8 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.73%) Legal
11 6 (0.62%) Games
11 6 (0.62%) Law
12 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.52%) Front Office
12 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.41%) Advertising
14 3 (0.31%) French Language
14 3 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 512 (53.06%) Developer
2 106 (10.98%) React Developer
3 96 (9.95%) Designer
4 88 (9.12%) Android Developer
5 78 (8.08%) iOS Developer
6 76 (7.88%) Mobile Developer
7 75 (7.77%) UX Designer
8 74 (7.67%) Senior Developer
9 63 (6.53%) Applications Developer
10 58 (6.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 47 (4.87%) Analyst
12 45 (4.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 42 (4.35%) Java Developer
14 40 (4.15%) Tester
15 38 (3.94%) PHP Developer
16 31 (3.21%) .NET Developer
17 29 (3.01%) Architect
18 26 (2.69%) Software Engineer
19 25 (2.59%) Xamarin Developer
20 24 (2.49%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (22.80%) CSS
2 216 (22.38%) HTML
3 135 (13.99%) React
4 116 (12.02%) React Native
5 115 (11.92%) RESTful
6 100 (10.36%) .NET
7 95 (9.84%) HTML5
8 86 (8.91%) JSON
9 84 (8.70%) Node.js
10 81 (8.39%) REST
11 80 (8.29%) AngularJS
12 65 (6.74%) CSS3
13 60 (6.22%) Spring
14 56 (5.80%) Web Services
15 46 (4.77%) jQuery
16 42 (4.35%) Laravel
17 41 (4.25%) Sass
18 35 (3.63%) ASP.NET
18 35 (3.63%) XML
19 34 (3.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 257 (26.63%) User Experience
2 70 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (1.55%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (1.14%) Social Media
8 10 (1.04%) iPhone
9 9 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (0.93%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 8 (0.83%) Animation
10 8 (0.83%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.73%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.73%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.73%) EPoS
11 7 (0.73%) Graphic Design
12 6 (0.62%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 282 (29.22%) Android
2 251 (26.01%) Apple iOS
3 34 (3.52%) Linux
4 26 (2.69%) Windows
5 7 (0.73%) Unix
6 6 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.41%) VMS
9 3 (0.31%) CentOS
9 3 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.21%) tvOS
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (15.03%) Scrum
3 139 (14.40%) Mobile Application Development
4 120 (12.44%) Android Development
5 110 (11.40%) iOS Development
6 109 (11.30%) Front End Development
7 106 (10.98%) TDD
8 100 (10.36%) Test Automation
9 98 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
10 97 (10.05%) DevOps
11 86 (8.91%) Microservices
11 86 (8.91%) Mobile Development
12 79 (8.19%) Kanban
13 78 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
14 74 (7.67%) MVC
15 72 (7.46%) Web Design
16 66 (6.84%) BDD
17 64 (6.63%) Computer Science
18 63 (6.53%) Prototyping
19 57 (5.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 264 (27.36%) JavaScript
2 183 (18.96%) Java
3 109 (11.30%) Apple Swift
4 102 (10.57%) C#
5 91 (9.43%) Kotlin
6 76 (7.88%) Objective-C
7 70 (7.25%) SQL
8 59 (6.11%) PHP
9 54 (5.60%) Python
10 28 (2.90%) ES6
11 22 (2.28%) Ruby
11 22 (2.28%) TypeScript
12 20 (2.07%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.97%) Dart
14 18 (1.87%) C++
15 16 (1.66%) C
16 14 (1.45%) Java 8
17 12 (1.24%) Groovy
18 11 (1.14%) Go
19 10 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 81 (8.39%) Degree
2 44 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.93%) ISEB
5 9 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.62%) ACCA
7 6 (0.62%) CIMA
7 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.52%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.41%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.21%) CEH
11 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.21%) PMP
11 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.05%) QA
2 12 (1.24%) GDPR
3 9 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.52%) WCAG
5 4 (0.41%) MiFID
6 2 (0.21%) COBIT
6 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) PSD2
7 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.10%) NCSC
7 1 (0.10%) SEPA
7 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (3.32%) Docker
2 23 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.52%) Firmware
3 5 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.21%) BusyBox
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.21%) OpenDJ
4 2 (0.21%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) XenApp
5 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.18%) Terraform
3 19 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (0.83%) Ansible
5 6 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.41%) Puppet
6 4 (0.41%) SCCM
7 3 (0.31%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.31%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.21%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.21%) Nessus
8 2 (0.21%) Salt
8 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.10%) Consul
9 1 (0.10%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.10%) Grafana
9 1 (0.10%) Graphite
9 1 (0.10%) Kibana
9 1 (0.10%) Matomo
Vendors
1 80 (8.29%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.80%) Xamarin
3 35 (3.63%) Google
4 33 (3.42%) SAP
5 28 (2.90%) Adobe
6 22 (2.28%) Apple
7 21 (2.18%) VMware
8 19 (1.97%) Oracle
8 19 (1.97%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.14%) Cisco
9 11 (1.14%) Splunk
10 8 (0.83%) hybris
11 7 (0.73%) AppDynamics
11 7 (0.73%) Citrix
12 6 (0.62%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.62%) Tableau
12 6 (0.62%) Tealium
13 5 (0.52%) HP
13 5 (0.52%) IBM