Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 155 153
Rank change year-on-year -29 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 652 1,620 1,848
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.79% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.29% 5.58% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 1,087 1,309
Median daily rate £450 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +0.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £323 £313
90th Percentile £613 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £408
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.36% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 35
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.07% -39.00%
10th Percentile £12.61 £13.05 £14.30
90th Percentile £53.00 £71.25 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.10 £14.85 £21.50
% change year-on-year -11.78% -30.93% -46.25%

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 15,209 29,036 32,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.47% 31.99% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,331 18,638 21,227
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £268
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 741 1,004 1,039
Median hourly rate £29.71 £20.50 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.93% -6.39% +9.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.75 £11.59
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £50.69
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +21.62% -13.25% +18.47%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 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 -31 587 £450 -0.88% 192
London -21 336 £475 -5.00% 41
UK excluding London -18 284 £425 -2.86% 178
South East +15 88 £425 -5.29% 29
North of England +3 68 £388 -8.82% 57
Work from Home +9 64 £400 -8.57% 34
South West +33 34 £425 -9.57% 19
Scotland -7 34 £475 - 9
Yorkshire +12 32 £350 -17.65% 12
East of England +57 27 £445 +16.34% 16
North West +10 27 £400 -11.11% 36
Midlands +16 24 £400 -5.88% 30
East Midlands +36 12 £375 -10.18% 14
West Midlands +15 12 £475 +11.76% 16
North East +9 9 £445 +11.25% 9
Northern Ireland +12 7 £160 -54.29%
Wales +14 2 - - 18

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 269 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (31.44%) Android
3 169 (25.92%) Java
4 167 (25.61%) User Experience
5 164 (25.15%) Apple iOS
6 147 (22.55%) JavaScript
7 128 (19.63%) CSS
8 119 (18.25%) HTML
9 107 (16.41%) Git (software)
10 97 (14.88%) Finance
11 92 (14.11%) Android Development
12 89 (13.65%) Kotlin
13 82 (12.58%) Test Automation
14 80 (12.27%) Scrum
14 80 (12.27%) Mobile Application Development
15 75 (11.50%) React Native
16 72 (11.04%) Azure
17 71 (10.89%) React
18 69 (10.58%) Apple Swift
18 69 (10.58%) AWS
19 65 (9.97%) RESTful
20 64 (9.82%) DevOps
20 64 (9.82%) iOS Development
21 61 (9.36%) REST
22 60 (9.20%) HTML5
22 60 (9.20%) JIRA
23 59 (9.05%) Jenkins
24 58 (8.90%) Open Source
25 57 (8.74%) TDD
25 57 (8.74%) Python

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 26 (3.99%) Confluence
2 16 (2.45%) CMS
3 11 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.92%) Apache
6 6 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (0.92%) nginx
6 6 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.61%) Drupal
7 4 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.31%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.31%) WordPress
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.15%) CICS
9 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (3.37%) Sketch
2 10 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (1.38%) InVision
4 7 (1.07%) Adobe XD
4 7 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.46%) UXPin
8 2 (0.31%) Figma
8 2 (0.31%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (0.15%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.46%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.31%) Magento
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.31%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.31%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.15%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 72 (11.04%) Azure
2 69 (10.58%) AWS
3 56 (8.59%) GitHub
4 26 (3.99%) Office 365
5 17 (2.61%) GCP
6 16 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (2.45%) Slack
7 15 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.84%) Serverless
9 11 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (1.53%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.23%) Google Analytics
11 8 (1.23%) Power Platform
12 6 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.92%) SaaS
13 5 (0.77%) npm
14 4 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.61%) Google Play
15 3 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.61%) VPN
2 16 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (1.84%) HTTP
4 7 (1.07%) Internet
5 6 (0.92%) DNS
6 5 (0.77%) Wireless
7 4 (0.61%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.61%) NFC
7 4 (0.61%) Skype
8 3 (0.46%) 4G
8 3 (0.46%) Broadband
8 3 (0.46%) DHCP
8 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.31%) 3G
9 2 (0.31%) GPRS
9 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.31%) LAN
9 2 (0.31%) SAN
9 2 (0.31%) SSL
9 2 (0.31%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.99%) MySQL
2 17 (2.61%) NoSQL
3 16 (2.45%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.07%) Power BI
8 6 (0.92%) Big Data
9 5 (0.77%) BigQuery
9 5 (0.77%) Neo4j
9 5 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.77%) SQLite
10 4 (0.61%) Blockchain
10 4 (0.61%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.61%) MS Access
10 4 (0.61%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.31%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 107 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 60 (9.20%) JIRA
3 59 (9.05%) Jenkins
4 37 (5.67%) JUnit
4 37 (5.67%) Xcode
5 35 (5.37%) Selenium
6 32 (4.91%) Gradle
7 28 (4.29%) Cucumber
8 25 (3.83%) Maven
9 22 (3.37%) git-flow
10 21 (3.22%) Android Studio
11 18 (2.76%) Postman
11 18 (2.76%) SoapUI
12 17 (2.61%) Appium
12 17 (2.61%) JMeter
12 17 (2.61%) Mockito
12 17 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (2.15%) CocoaPods
14 11 (1.69%) Axure RP
14 11 (1.69%) Jasmine
General
1 97 (14.88%) Finance
2 54 (8.28%) Banking
3 30 (4.60%) Marketing
3 30 (4.60%) Retail
4 26 (3.99%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.61%) Public Sector
6 12 (1.84%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.38%) Games
8 7 (1.07%) Automotive
8 7 (1.07%) Electronics
9 6 (0.92%) German Language
9 6 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.92%) Legal
9 6 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.77%) Back Office
10 5 (0.77%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.46%) Billing
11 3 (0.46%) French Language
11 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 304 (46.63%) Developer
2 67 (10.28%) Designer
3 61 (9.36%) React Developer
4 49 (7.52%) Android Developer
4 49 (7.52%) UX Designer
5 42 (6.44%) Senior Developer
6 41 (6.29%) iOS Developer
7 40 (6.13%) Tester
8 39 (5.98%) Java Developer
9 38 (5.83%) Mobile Developer
10 35 (5.37%) Applications Developer
11 32 (4.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 27 (4.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 23 (3.53%) Analyst
14 22 (3.37%) Architect
15 18 (2.76%) Automation Tester
15 18 (2.76%) Project Manager
15 18 (2.76%) UI Designer
16 17 (2.61%) Python Developer
16 17 (2.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (19.63%) CSS
2 119 (18.25%) HTML
3 75 (11.50%) React Native
4 71 (10.89%) React
5 65 (9.97%) RESTful
6 61 (9.36%) REST
7 60 (9.20%) HTML5
8 55 (8.44%) .NET
9 47 (7.21%) Node.js
10 46 (7.06%) JSON
11 44 (6.75%) Spring
12 43 (6.60%) AngularJS
13 38 (5.83%) SOAP
14 35 (5.37%) Web Services
15 27 (4.14%) CSS3
15 27 (4.14%) Redux
16 24 (3.68%) Spring Boot
17 23 (3.53%) Sass
18 22 (3.37%) J2EE
19 21 (3.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 167 (25.61%) User Experience
2 40 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.76%) Mobile Payment
5 16 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.99%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.69%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.53%) iPhone
9 9 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (1.38%) Video on Demand
10 8 (1.23%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.07%) iPad
12 6 (0.92%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (0.77%) Social Media
13 5 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.61%) Animation
14 4 (0.61%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.61%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 205 (31.44%) Android
2 164 (25.15%) Apple iOS
3 48 (7.36%) Windows
4 24 (3.68%) Linux
5 14 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (1.07%) Kali Linux
7 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.61%) Unix
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.31%) CentOS
10 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) tvOS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (14.11%) Android Development
3 82 (12.58%) Test Automation
4 80 (12.27%) Mobile Application Development
4 80 (12.27%) Scrum
5 64 (9.82%) DevOps
5 64 (9.82%) iOS Development
6 58 (8.90%) Open Source
7 57 (8.74%) TDD
8 56 (8.59%) Mobile Development
9 53 (8.13%) Front End Development
10 51 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (7.06%) E-Commerce
13 41 (6.29%) Kanban
13 41 (6.29%) Microservices
14 40 (6.13%) BDD
15 38 (5.83%) SDLC
16 35 (5.37%) Waterfall
16 35 (5.37%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 169 (25.92%) Java
2 147 (22.55%) JavaScript
3 89 (13.65%) Kotlin
4 69 (10.58%) Apple Swift
5 57 (8.74%) Python
6 42 (6.44%) SQL
7 41 (6.29%) C#
8 38 (5.83%) Objective-C
9 22 (3.37%) Java 8
10 19 (2.91%) TypeScript
11 16 (2.45%) PHP
12 13 (1.99%) C++
13 10 (1.53%) ES6
13 10 (1.53%) Groovy
14 7 (1.07%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.07%) C
14 7 (1.07%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.92%) Go
16 4 (0.61%) ES7
16 4 (0.61%) ES8
Qualifications
1 40 (6.13%) Degree
2 27 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.23%) CREST Certified
6 6 (0.92%) ISEB
6 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.77%) OSCP
8 3 (0.46%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.31%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (0.31%) CISSP
9 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) PMP
9 2 (0.31%) SANS
9 2 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (0.15%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.44%) QA
2 6 (0.92%) WCAG
3 5 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.61%) GDPR
5 2 (0.31%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) NCSC
6 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 40 (6.13%) Docker
2 19 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.31%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.31%) BusyBox
5 1 (0.15%) Firmware
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (2.30%) Terraform
4 9 (1.38%) Ansible
5 7 (1.07%) Nessus
5 7 (1.07%) Nmap
6 4 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.46%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.46%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.31%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.31%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.15%) MIIS
9 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.14%) Adobe
3 25 (3.83%) Google
4 17 (2.61%) Xamarin
5 16 (2.45%) SAP
6 14 (2.15%) AppDynamics
6 14 (2.15%) Splunk
7 12 (1.84%) Apple
8 10 (1.53%) Samsung
9 9 (1.38%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.07%) HP
11 6 (0.92%) Citrix
11 6 (0.92%) IBM
11 6 (0.92%) Oracle
11 6 (0.92%) Tableau
12 4 (0.61%) Dell
12 4 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.61%) Sun
12 4 (0.61%) Telerik
13 3 (0.46%) Reuters