Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 149 167
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18 +7
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1,860 1,574 1,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.83% 1.74% 1.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.42% 5.16% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,286 1,037 1,190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.16% +3.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 18
UK median hourly rate £22.57 £37.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.00% +32.14% -11.11%
10th Percentile £14.30 £10.25 £14.97
90th Percentile £48.25 £63.75 £60.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -46.25% +60.00% -20.56%

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 34,305 30,513 35,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.79% 33.75% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,480 19,798 23,181
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £634 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,074 1,070 1,188
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -2.38% +16.80%
10th Percentile £11.77 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.96 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.40% -9.71% +20.00%

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 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +4 1,740 £450 +5.88% 666
London +24 978 £486 +8.06% 269
UK excluding London -17 844 £408 +1.88% 448
South East +24 371 £425 +6.25% 108
North of England -45 207 £375 -6.25% 164
North West -6 116 £370 -4.52% 104
Midlands -12 115 £413 +3.13% 70
West Midlands -17 76 £413 -7.82% 44
Yorkshire -42 72 £390 -5.45% 46
Scotland -23 65 £425 +6.25% 34
South West -12 40 £400 -11.11% 33
East Midlands -19 39 £400 +1.60% 26
East of England -80 30 £438 +16.67% 22
North East -25 18 £406 +4.84% 14
Northern Ireland - 17 £450 - 5
Wales -11 2 £438 - 11
Channel Islands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 962 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (33.23%) Android
3 591 (31.77%) JavaScript
4 514 (27.63%) Apple iOS
5 477 (25.65%) HTML
6 475 (25.54%) User Experience
7 448 (24.09%) CSS
8 444 (23.87%) Java
9 331 (17.80%) TDD
10 303 (16.29%) Android Development
11 299 (16.08%) Finance
12 284 (15.27%) Scrum
13 246 (13.23%) React
14 245 (13.17%) Test Automation
15 243 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
16 240 (12.90%) REST
17 230 (12.37%) Mobile Application Development
18 228 (12.26%) Git (software)
19 213 (11.45%) iOS Development
20 204 (10.97%) Node.js
21 201 (10.81%) AngularJS
22 196 (10.54%) Web Services
23 191 (10.27%) HTML5
24 182 (9.78%) Front End Development
25 178 (9.57%) JSON
26 177 (9.52%) React Native
27 174 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
27 174 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
28 169 (9.09%) RESTful
29 168 (9.03%) BDD

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 46 (2.47%) CMS
2 36 (1.94%) Confluence
3 15 (0.81%) Apache
3 15 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 15 (0.81%) WordPress
4 14 (0.75%) SAS
5 13 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 12 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.54%) Marvel
8 9 (0.48%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.38%) ArcGIS
10 7 (0.38%) Drupal
11 5 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.27%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.27%) JBoss
11 5 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (3.33%) InVision
2 57 (3.06%) Photoshop
3 37 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
5 24 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.70%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (0.54%) UXPin
8 9 (0.48%) Flinto
9 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (0.22%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.22%) InDesign
12 3 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.054%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.54%) Magento
2 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.054%) LexisNexis TimeMap
6 1 (0.054%) Maximo
6 1 (0.054%) Radian6
6 1 (0.054%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.054%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 174 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
1 174 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (3.12%) PaaS
3 51 (2.74%) Office 365
4 45 (2.42%) GitHub
5 30 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (1.40%) SaaS
7 25 (1.34%) npm
8 23 (1.24%) Sauce Labs
9 21 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 19 (1.02%) IaaS
11 18 (0.97%) Serverless
12 16 (0.86%) BrowserStack
13 15 (0.81%) Firebase
14 12 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (0.59%) Google Play
16 10 (0.54%) Google Analytics
16 10 (0.54%) Heroku
17 9 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
18 8 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.17%) Internet
2 54 (2.90%) HTTP
3 17 (0.91%) SSL
3 17 (0.91%) VPN
4 14 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (0.59%) Firewall
5 11 (0.59%) LAN
5 11 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.48%) Network Security
6 9 (0.48%) WAN
7 8 (0.43%) Intranet
7 8 (0.43%) MQTT
8 7 (0.38%) DNS
8 7 (0.38%) Skype
9 6 (0.32%) IP Telephony
9 6 (0.32%) SMS
10 5 (0.27%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.22%) DHCP
11 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (4.78%) MySQL
2 45 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 33 (1.77%) SQL Server
5 32 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 27 (1.45%) Big Data
7 24 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (1.24%) Cosmos DB
9 20 (1.08%) Relational Database
10 16 (0.86%) Hadoop
11 13 (0.70%) Blockchain
12 12 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.65%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.54%) GIS
14 9 (0.48%) Redis
15 8 (0.43%) SQLite
16 7 (0.38%) CouchDB
17 5 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 228 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 151 (8.12%) JIRA
3 141 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 90 (4.84%) Selenium
5 70 (3.76%) Cucumber
6 61 (3.28%) Appium
7 59 (3.17%) gulp
7 59 (3.17%) webpack
8 55 (2.96%) JUnit
9 50 (2.69%) Xcode
10 47 (2.53%) Visual Studio
11 46 (2.47%) Axure RP
11 46 (2.47%) Grunt
12 43 (2.31%) Subversion
13 42 (2.26%) Android Studio
14 39 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
15 36 (1.94%) Gradle
16 32 (1.72%) Mercurial
17 30 (1.61%) Mockito
17 30 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 299 (16.08%) Finance
2 113 (6.08%) Banking
3 96 (5.16%) Retail
4 77 (4.14%) Marketing
5 54 (2.90%) Games
6 47 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.24%) Automotive
8 19 (1.02%) Publishing
9 16 (0.86%) Back Office
10 15 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 14 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.59%) Law
13 10 (0.54%) Advertising
14 9 (0.48%) Billing
15 8 (0.43%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.38%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.32%) Legal
18 5 (0.27%) Front Office
18 5 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 813 (43.71%) Developer
2 236 (12.69%) Designer
3 177 (9.52%) Android Developer
4 169 (9.09%) Architect
5 155 (8.33%) React Developer
6 149 (8.01%) UX Designer
7 125 (6.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 122 (6.56%) Analyst
9 106 (5.70%) Mobile Developer
10 102 (5.48%) iOS Developer
11 99 (5.32%) Applications Developer
12 87 (4.68%) JavaScript Developer
13 81 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 81 (4.35%) Senior Developer
14 76 (4.09%) Project Manager
15 73 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
16 65 (3.49%) Java Developer
17 64 (3.44%) Tester
18 58 (3.12%) Business Analyst
19 52 (2.80%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (25.65%) HTML
2 448 (24.09%) CSS
3 246 (13.23%) React
4 240 (12.90%) REST
5 204 (10.97%) Node.js
6 201 (10.81%) AngularJS
7 196 (10.54%) Web Services
8 191 (10.27%) HTML5
9 178 (9.57%) JSON
10 177 (9.52%) React Native
11 169 (9.09%) RESTful
12 148 (7.96%) .NET
13 120 (6.45%) CSS3
14 119 (6.40%) XML
15 114 (6.13%) SOAP
16 105 (5.65%) Redux
17 71 (3.82%) Spring
18 69 (3.71%) Android SDK
19 67 (3.60%) Sass
20 60 (3.23%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 475 (25.54%) User Experience
2 101 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
3 96 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 73 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
6 44 (2.37%) Fintech
7 34 (1.83%) Blackberry
7 34 (1.83%) iPad
8 32 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.56%) iPhone
10 28 (1.51%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.45%) Social Media
12 24 (1.29%) Animation
12 24 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 22 (1.18%) Smartphone
13 22 (1.18%) Video on Demand
14 18 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
15 17 (0.91%) Data Centre
16 16 (0.86%) Algorithms
17 15 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 618 (33.23%) Android
2 514 (27.63%) Apple iOS
3 108 (5.81%) Windows
4 57 (3.06%) Linux
5 25 (1.34%) Windows 10
6 21 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 18 (0.97%) Unix
8 11 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.48%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.16%) CentOS
12 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.16%) zOS
13 2 (0.11%) AIX
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 962 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (17.80%) TDD
3 303 (16.29%) Android Development
4 284 (15.27%) Scrum
5 245 (13.17%) Test Automation
6 243 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
7 230 (12.37%) Mobile Application Development
8 213 (11.45%) iOS Development
9 182 (9.78%) Front End Development
10 168 (9.03%) BDD
11 163 (8.76%) Mobile Development
12 160 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
13 146 (7.85%) E-Commerce
13 146 (7.85%) Prototyping
14 145 (7.80%) DevOps
15 141 (7.58%) Wireframes
16 114 (6.13%) Microservices
17 109 (5.86%) OO
18 106 (5.70%) Software Engineering
19 105 (5.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 591 (31.77%) JavaScript
2 444 (23.87%) Java
3 150 (8.06%) SQL
4 145 (7.80%) C#
5 123 (6.61%) Apple Swift
6 108 (5.81%) Python
7 94 (5.05%) Objective-C
8 60 (3.23%) PHP
9 56 (3.01%) ES6
10 48 (2.58%) Ruby
11 36 (1.94%) Kotlin
12 35 (1.88%) C++
13 29 (1.56%) Java 8
14 27 (1.45%) TypeScript
15 24 (1.29%) Go
15 24 (1.29%) JSX
16 17 (0.91%) C
17 16 (0.86%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.70%) Scala
19 12 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 147 (7.90%) Degree
2 59 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.97%) MCSE
7 16 (0.86%) CISSP
8 14 (0.75%) CISM
8 14 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.54%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.48%) CEH
11 9 (0.48%) ISEB
11 9 (0.48%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.48%) PMP
11 9 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
12 7 (0.38%) APMP
13 5 (0.27%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.27%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (8.23%) QA
2 18 (0.97%) GDPR
3 15 (0.81%) SLA
4 11 (0.59%) PSD2
5 8 (0.43%) GCP
5 8 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.32%) PMO
7 5 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.22%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.11%) WCAG
10 1 (0.054%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.054%) MiFID
System Software
1 122 (6.56%) Docker
2 44 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.16%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.054%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.054%) Firmware
7 1 (0.054%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.054%) HDFS
7 1 (0.054%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.054%) vCloud
7 1 (0.054%) vSphere
7 1 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 31 (1.67%) Kubernetes
3 23 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.91%) Puppet
5 16 (0.86%) Ansible
6 13 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (0.54%) Terraform
8 8 (0.43%) SCCM
9 7 (0.38%) HockeyApp
10 5 (0.27%) MaaS360
11 4 (0.22%) Packer
12 3 (0.16%) Grafana
12 3 (0.16%) Graphite
12 3 (0.16%) Kibana
13 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.11%) logstash
13 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 1 (0.054%) CA Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.054%) Nagios
14 1 (0.054%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 116 (6.24%) Microsoft
2 89 (4.78%) Google
3 86 (4.62%) Xamarin
4 68 (3.66%) Adobe
5 61 (3.28%) Apple
6 54 (2.90%) Oracle
7 31 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (1.34%) IBM
9 16 (0.86%) Apigee
10 15 (0.81%) Cisco
11 14 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 14 (0.75%) MobileIron
11 14 (0.75%) SAP
12 12 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
12 12 (0.65%) Samsung
12 12 (0.65%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.54%) Capita
13 10 (0.54%) HP
14 9 (0.48%) Rackspace
14 9 (0.48%) Red Hat