Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 181 153
Rank change year-on-year +13 -28 +3
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 939 621 1,624
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.42% 1.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.21% 4.89% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 442 1,052
10th Percentile £345 £313 £313
25th Percentile £409 £375 £398
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £473
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.81% +5.06%
75th Percentile £542 £543 £550
90th Percentile £611 £616 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £445
% change year-on-year - -4.49% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 25
10th Percentile £11.12 £12.39 £13.05
25th Percentile £11.15 £13.05 £15.25
Median hourly rate £29.63 £47.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -37.63% +18.75% +60.00%
75th Percentile £60.50 £52.50 £53.75
90th Percentile " £53.25 £122.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.88 £13.10 £35.07
% change year-on-year +143.32% -62.64% +47.42%

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 18,026 12,709 25,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.21% 29.14% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,092 8,308 16,994
10th Percentile £300 £256 £288
25th Percentile £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £603 £600 £580
90th Percentile £700 £706 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 647 521 874
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.61 £11.80
25th Percentile £15.77 £16.20 £13.85
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.70 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.21% +23.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £51.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £20.98 £18.06
% change year-on-year +8.46% +16.17% -16.02%

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 +21 757 £475 +5.56% 462
London +1 470 £500 +5.26% 178
Work from Home -76 319 £475 +18.75% 115
UK excluding London +19 298 £425 - 311
North of England +23 81 £463 +12.80% 99
South East -9 63 £425 - 52
Midlands +17 52 £425 +17.24% 54
Scotland -14 47 £425 -10.53% 16
North West +20 38 £425 +6.25% 66
Yorkshire +10 36 £500 +19.76% 24
West Midlands +6 29 £475 +16.56% 32
East of England +8 25 £375 -16.67% 34
East Midlands +15 23 £363 - 22
South West +1 20 £450 +5.88% 44
North East +12 7 £425 -24.31% 9
Wales +11 5 £423 - 8
Northern Ireland +1 5 £403 +151.88% 4

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 404 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (31.20%) Android
3 234 (24.92%) Apple iOS
4 218 (23.22%) Java
5 198 (21.09%) JavaScript
6 180 (19.17%) Social Skills
7 170 (18.10%) User Experience
8 160 (17.04%) Finance
9 158 (16.83%) DevOps
10 151 (16.08%) Kotlin
11 150 (15.97%) Test Automation
12 148 (15.76%) HTML
13 142 (15.12%) Android Development
14 140 (14.91%) REST
15 137 (14.59%) CSS
16 130 (13.84%) Scrum
17 120 (12.78%) React Native
18 118 (12.57%) React
18 118 (12.57%) Azure
19 113 (12.03%) Microservices
20 111 (11.82%) Node.js
21 104 (11.08%) Banking
22 100 (10.65%) Git (software)
23 97 (10.33%) JIRA
24 96 (10.22%) TDD
25 92 (9.80%) Jenkins
26 91 (9.69%) iOS Development
27 86 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
28 85 (9.05%) Mobile Application Development
28 85 (9.05%) 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 53 (5.64%) Confluence
2 30 (3.19%) CMS
3 12 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.53%) Apache
6 5 (0.53%) IIS
6 5 (0.53%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.43%) Headless CMS
7 4 (0.43%) WordPress
8 3 (0.32%) SAS
8 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.21%) Drupal
9 2 (0.21%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.21%) Mule
9 2 (0.21%) nginx
9 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (2.45%) Sketch
2 16 (1.70%) Figma
3 15 (1.60%) Adobe XD
3 15 (1.60%) InVision
3 15 (1.60%) Zeplin
4 12 (1.28%) Photoshop
5 11 (1.17%) Chatbot
6 10 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.75%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.11%) Marvel
10 1 (0.11%) Stata
10 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.21%) Maximo
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.11%) RESILIA
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.11%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.11%) SAP MDG-S
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 118 (12.57%) Azure
2 85 (9.05%) AWS
3 80 (8.52%) GitHub
4 30 (3.19%) Serverless
5 21 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
5 21 (2.24%) Firebase
6 19 (2.02%) Azure Service Bus
7 16 (1.70%) Amazon S3
7 16 (1.70%) SaaS
7 16 (1.70%) Slack
8 15 (1.60%) Azure Logic Apps
8 15 (1.60%) Datadog
8 15 (1.60%) Microsoft 365
9 13 (1.38%) IaaS
10 12 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (1.28%) GCP
11 11 (1.17%) PaaS
11 11 (1.17%) Power Platform
11 11 (1.17%) PowerApps
12 9 (0.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.70%) HTTP
2 15 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (1.17%) HTTPS
3 11 (1.17%) Internet
3 11 (1.17%) SSL
4 10 (1.06%) VPN
5 9 (0.96%) DNS
6 7 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.64%) 2G
7 6 (0.64%) Firewall
7 6 (0.64%) VoLTE
7 6 (0.64%) VoWiFi
7 6 (0.64%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.53%) 4G
8 5 (0.53%) Broadband
8 5 (0.53%) Skype
9 4 (0.43%) 3G
9 4 (0.43%) 5G
10 3 (0.32%) MPLS
10 3 (0.32%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (2.13%) MySQL
4 16 (1.70%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.28%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.17%) Power BI
7 10 (1.06%) SQLite
8 9 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (0.75%) Redis
10 6 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.53%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.53%) Tableau
12 4 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.43%) BigQuery
12 4 (0.43%) Tableau Desktop
13 3 (0.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 100 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 97 (10.33%) JIRA
3 92 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 50 (5.32%) Cucumber
5 37 (3.94%) Selenium
6 36 (3.83%) Maven
7 31 (3.30%) JUnit
8 30 (3.19%) Appium
8 30 (3.19%) Xcode
9 26 (2.77%) Android Studio
9 26 (2.77%) CircleCI
10 24 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (1.92%) fastlane
12 15 (1.60%) git-flow
12 15 (1.60%) Mockito
12 15 (1.60%) Postman
12 15 (1.60%) SonarQube
13 13 (1.38%) Cypress.io
13 13 (1.38%) Gradle
13 13 (1.38%) RSpec
General
1 180 (19.17%) Social Skills
2 160 (17.04%) Finance
3 104 (11.08%) Banking
4 65 (6.92%) Retail
5 47 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (3.73%) Public Sector
7 34 (3.62%) Retail Banking
8 29 (3.09%) Marketing
9 25 (2.66%) Telecoms
10 23 (2.45%) Presentation Skills
11 17 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
11 17 (1.81%) Publishing
12 10 (1.06%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.85%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.75%) Games
15 7 (0.75%) German Language
15 7 (0.75%) Wearables
16 6 (0.64%) Law
16 6 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 468 (49.84%) Developer
2 114 (12.14%) Designer
3 107 (11.40%) Android Developer
4 95 (10.12%) React Developer
5 83 (8.84%) Architect
6 66 (7.03%) iOS Developer
7 58 (6.18%) Mobile Developer
8 52 (5.54%) Senior Developer
8 52 (5.54%) Solutions Architect
9 50 (5.32%) UX Designer
10 44 (4.69%) Applications Developer
11 42 (4.47%) Analyst
12 40 (4.26%) Java Developer
13 39 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
13 39 (4.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 34 (3.62%) UI Designer
15 33 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
15 33 (3.51%) Tester
16 27 (2.88%) Digital Architect
17 25 (2.66%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (15.76%) HTML
2 140 (14.91%) REST
3 137 (14.59%) CSS
4 120 (12.78%) React Native
5 118 (12.57%) React
6 111 (11.82%) Node.js
7 59 (6.28%) RESTful
8 58 (6.18%) Redux
9 56 (5.96%) .NET
9 56 (5.96%) AngularJS
10 54 (5.75%) JSON
11 51 (5.43%) Web Services
12 50 (5.32%) GraphQL
13 47 (5.01%) Spring
14 46 (4.90%) RxJava
15 35 (3.73%) HTML5
16 32 (3.41%) Flutter
17 30 (3.19%) SOAP
18 28 (2.98%) Android SDK
18 28 (2.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 170 (18.10%) User Experience
2 23 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (2.24%) Virtual Team
4 15 (1.60%) Online Banking
5 13 (1.38%) Animation
5 13 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.38%) iPhone
6 12 (1.28%) iPad
6 12 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (0.85%) BYOD
8 8 (0.85%) Chromecast
8 8 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (0.75%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.64%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.64%) Social Media
11 5 (0.53%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 293 (31.20%) Android
2 234 (24.92%) Apple iOS
3 27 (2.88%) Windows
4 12 (1.28%) Linux
5 9 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.21%) VMS
8 1 (0.11%) Unix
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (16.83%) DevOps
3 150 (15.97%) Test Automation
4 142 (15.12%) Android Development
5 130 (13.84%) Scrum
6 113 (12.03%) Microservices
7 96 (10.22%) TDD
8 91 (9.69%) iOS Development
9 86 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (9.05%) Mobile Application Development
11 81 (8.63%) Mobile Development
12 74 (7.88%) SDLC
13 73 (7.77%) Front End Development
13 73 (7.77%) Software Engineering
14 69 (7.35%) E-Commerce
15 68 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
16 65 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 55 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
18 54 (5.75%) User Stories
19 53 (5.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 218 (23.22%) Java
2 198 (21.09%) JavaScript
3 151 (16.08%) Kotlin
4 81 (8.63%) Apple Swift
5 75 (7.99%) TypeScript
6 69 (7.35%) C#
7 58 (6.18%) Python
8 54 (5.75%) SQL
9 53 (5.64%) Objective-C
10 29 (3.09%) PHP
11 21 (2.24%) Ruby
12 20 (2.13%) C++
12 20 (2.13%) Java 8
13 14 (1.49%) ES6
13 14 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.96%) Dart
15 8 (0.85%) C
15 8 (0.85%) Go
15 8 (0.85%) Groovy
16 6 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (4.58%) Degree
2 20 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.28%) CREST Certified
5 11 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.75%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.53%) CHECK Team Leader
7 5 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.53%) OSCP
7 5 (0.53%) SANS
8 4 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.32%) ISEB
9 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.21%) CISSP
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.60%) Accessibility
2 51 (5.43%) QA
3 18 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.81%) GDPR
5 11 (1.17%) WCAG
6 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.32%) PMO
8 2 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.21%) GRC
8 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.21%) NCSC
9 1 (0.11%) PSD2
9 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (5.11%) Docker
2 15 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (4.69%) Kubernetes
2 30 (3.19%) Terraform
3 8 (0.85%) Prometheus
4 7 (0.75%) Ansible
5 6 (0.64%) Istio
6 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.43%) Bugsnag
7 4 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.43%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.32%) Grafana
8 3 (0.32%) Kibana
9 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.21%) Kustomize
9 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.21%) Puppet
10 1 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (0.11%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.11%) OpenVAS
10 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 69 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.07%) Xamarin
3 38 (4.05%) Google
4 31 (3.30%) Adobe
5 25 (2.66%) Apple
6 24 (2.56%) Splunk
7 20 (2.13%) AppDynamics
7 20 (2.13%) Oracle
8 18 (1.92%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.96%) MuleSoft
10 9 (0.96%) SAP
11 6 (0.64%) HP
12 5 (0.53%) IBM
12 5 (0.53%) Samsung
13 4 (0.43%) Cisco
13 4 (0.43%) VMware
14 3 (0.32%) CA Agile Central
14 3 (0.32%) Perfecto Mobile
14 3 (0.32%) Sitecore