Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 174 155
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19 0
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1818 1653 1778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 1.57% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.40% 4.71% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1139 1275
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.12% +1.39%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 6
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -6.56% +23.91%
10th Percentile £16.78 £10.00 £14.76
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £113.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +30.65% +121.43%

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 33639 35060 36986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.58% 33.27% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22255 22998 23412
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1184 1460
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.69 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +13.89% -0.08%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 +33 1740 £425 -2.58% 285
London +11 984 £450 - 125
UK excluding London +27 816 £400 - 170
South East +15 243 £400 -5.33% 35
North of England +59 224 £400 -3.03% 53
Midlands +29 104 £415 +14.48% 24
East of England -17 99 £350 -12.50% 24
North West +27 98 £400 -5.88% 27
South West +11 81 £375 -16.67% 24
Yorkshire -5 78 £420 +10.53% 26
West Midlands +27 57 £400 +14.29% 13
Scotland -4 50 £375 +7.14% 8
North East +102 49 £375 +13.64%
East Midlands +5 47 £438 +16.67% 10
Northern Ireland -41 11 £410 -
Wales +2 7 £400 -11.11% 2

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 910 (50.06%) Agile Software Development
2 557 (30.64%) Android
3 527 (28.99%) Apple iOS
4 460 (25.30%) JavaScript
5 434 (23.87%) HTML
6 411 (22.61%) Java
7 406 (22.33%) User Experience
8 378 (20.79%) CSS
9 357 (19.64%) Scrum
10 321 (17.66%) TDD
11 296 (16.28%) Finance
12 273 (15.02%) Android Development
13 261 (14.36%) Test Automation
14 258 (14.19%) Mobile Application Development
15 247 (13.59%) iOS Development
16 224 (12.32%) Git (software)
17 218 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
18 205 (11.28%) C#
19 198 (10.89%) Web Services
19 198 (10.89%) RESTful
20 191 (10.51%) SQL
21 190 (10.45%) Banking
22 188 (10.34%) HTML5
22 188 (10.34%) AngularJS
23 184 (10.12%) QA
24 178 (9.79%) BDD
25 170 (9.35%) REST
26 164 (9.02%) Apple Swift
27 162 (8.91%) E-Commerce
28 156 (8.58%) 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 70 (3.85%) CMS
2 54 (2.97%) Confluence
3 33 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 28 (1.54%) JBoss
5 24 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 24 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 20 (1.10%) Apache
7 17 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 15 (0.83%) IIS
10 14 (0.77%) WebLogic
11 13 (0.72%) GlassFish
12 12 (0.66%) Apache Spark
12 12 (0.66%) Drupal
12 12 (0.66%) Mule
12 12 (0.66%) WordPress
13 11 (0.61%) WildFly
14 9 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.50%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 62 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 43 (2.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (2.04%) InVision
4 20 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 20 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (0.55%) Flinto
8 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.50%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.33%) UXPin
10 4 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.22%) InDesign
11 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.17%) GIMP
12 1 (0.055%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 18 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.17%) Magento
5 3 (0.17%) Radian6
5 3 (0.17%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.055%) Maximo
7 1 (0.055%) RMDS
7 1 (0.055%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.055%) Shopify
7 1 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 104 (5.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (2.15%) GitHub
4 28 (1.54%) npm
5 27 (1.49%) PaaS
6 25 (1.38%) Office 365
7 21 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (0.94%) Sauce Labs
9 14 (0.77%) Firebase
10 13 (0.72%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.66%) SaaS
12 11 (0.61%) Google Play
12 11 (0.61%) IaaS
12 11 (0.61%) OpenShift
13 10 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.55%) Slack
14 8 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
15 7 (0.39%) CloudBees
16 6 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 6 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.14%) Internet
2 24 (1.32%) HTTP
3 20 (1.10%) Bluetooth
4 15 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (0.72%) VPN
6 12 (0.66%) Intranet
7 10 (0.55%) FTP
8 9 (0.50%) SMS
9 7 (0.39%) NFC
10 6 (0.33%) LAN
10 6 (0.33%) Skype
11 5 (0.28%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.28%) WAN
12 4 (0.22%) 3G
12 4 (0.22%) CTI
12 4 (0.22%) DNS
12 4 (0.22%) GSM
12 4 (0.22%) HSPA
12 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.22%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 55 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 54 (2.97%) MySQL
5 48 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
6 35 (1.93%) Big Data
7 26 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 21 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (1.05%) Redis
10 18 (0.99%) SQLite
11 15 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.72%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.61%) Couchbase
13 11 (0.61%) CouchDB
14 9 (0.50%) DB2
15 8 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.44%) DB2 UDB
16 7 (0.39%) Blockchain
16 7 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
17 6 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 224 (12.32%) Git (software)
2 150 (8.25%) Jenkins
3 144 (7.92%) JIRA
4 109 (6.00%) Cucumber
5 91 (5.01%) Appium
6 89 (4.90%) Selenium
7 83 (4.57%) JUnit
8 60 (3.30%) Calabash
9 54 (2.97%) Xcode
10 45 (2.48%) Grunt
11 43 (2.37%) Jasmine
11 43 (2.37%) Mockito
12 41 (2.26%) gulp
13 39 (2.15%) Axure RP
14 38 (2.09%) Subversion
15 36 (1.98%) WebDriver
16 35 (1.93%) Android Studio
16 35 (1.93%) Visual Studio
17 26 (1.43%) jMock
18 25 (1.38%) webpack
General
1 296 (16.28%) Finance
2 190 (10.45%) Banking
3 122 (6.71%) Retail
4 107 (5.89%) Marketing
5 32 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.43%) Games
7 25 (1.38%) Publishing
8 23 (1.27%) Advertising
9 18 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 16 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
12 12 (0.66%) Legal
13 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.55%) Automotive
15 9 (0.50%) Back Office
16 8 (0.44%) Electronics
17 7 (0.39%) Law
18 5 (0.28%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.28%) French Language
19 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 839 (46.15%) Developer
2 195 (10.73%) Android Developer
3 189 (10.40%) Designer
4 165 (9.08%) iOS Developer
5 160 (8.80%) Analyst
6 130 (7.15%) UX Designer
7 110 (6.05%) Mobile Developer
8 104 (5.72%) Senior Developer
9 99 (5.45%) Architect
10 93 (5.12%) Applications Developer
11 89 (4.90%) Xamarin Developer
12 88 (4.84%) Business Analyst
13 80 (4.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 79 (4.35%) Project Manager
15 78 (4.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 77 (4.24%) Tester
17 52 (2.86%) Java Developer
18 51 (2.81%) JavaScript Developer
19 49 (2.70%) iOS Android Developer
20 46 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (23.87%) HTML
2 378 (20.79%) CSS
3 198 (10.89%) RESTful
3 198 (10.89%) Web Services
4 188 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 188 (10.34%) HTML5
5 170 (9.35%) REST
6 155 (8.53%) .NET
7 148 (8.14%) JSON
8 144 (7.92%) XML
9 138 (7.59%) SOAP
10 132 (7.26%) Node.js
11 122 (6.71%) React
12 120 (6.60%) CSS3
13 92 (5.06%) jQuery
14 91 (5.01%) Android SDK
15 85 (4.68%) Spring
16 77 (4.24%) React Native
17 65 (3.58%) ASP.NET
18 63 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 406 (22.33%) User Experience
2 96 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
4 58 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 57 (3.14%) Social Media
6 42 (2.31%) Virtual Team
7 33 (1.82%) iPad
8 32 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.60%) Fintech
10 28 (1.54%) iPhone
11 24 (1.32%) Graphic Design
11 24 (1.32%) Video on Demand
12 21 (1.16%) Animation
13 20 (1.10%) Data Structures
14 17 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
15 15 (0.83%) Management Information System
16 14 (0.77%) IVR
17 12 (0.66%) IPTV
18 11 (0.61%) Chromecast
19 10 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 557 (30.64%) Android
2 527 (28.99%) Apple iOS
3 103 (5.67%) Windows
4 65 (3.58%) Linux
5 25 (1.38%) Unix
6 23 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
7 13 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.39%) zOS
11 5 (0.28%) CentOS
12 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (50.06%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (19.64%) Scrum
3 321 (17.66%) TDD
4 273 (15.02%) Android Development
5 261 (14.36%) Test Automation
6 258 (14.19%) Mobile Application Development
7 247 (13.59%) iOS Development
8 218 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
9 178 (9.79%) BDD
10 162 (8.91%) E-Commerce
11 156 (8.58%) Mobile Development
12 139 (7.65%) Front End Development
13 135 (7.43%) MVC
14 125 (6.88%) Prototyping
15 117 (6.44%) Wireframes
16 112 (6.16%) Software Engineering
17 110 (6.05%) DevOps
17 110 (6.05%) Kanban
18 106 (5.83%) Open Source
19 95 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 460 (25.30%) JavaScript
2 411 (22.61%) Java
3 205 (11.28%) C#
4 191 (10.51%) SQL
5 164 (9.02%) Apple Swift
6 144 (7.92%) Objective-C
7 79 (4.35%) Ruby
8 56 (3.08%) Python
9 50 (2.75%) PHP
10 46 (2.53%) ES6
11 36 (1.98%) C
12 33 (1.82%) C++
13 25 (1.38%) Scala
14 23 (1.27%) Go
15 19 (1.05%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.83%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.72%) Kotlin
18 12 (0.66%) T-SQL
19 11 (0.61%) XAML
20 9 (0.50%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 140 (7.70%) Degree
2 39 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 17 (0.94%) ISEB
5 15 (0.83%) PMP
6 14 (0.77%) PMI Certification
6 14 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.44%) APMP
10 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.22%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.17%) CISM
12 3 (0.17%) CISSP
12 3 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.11%) CEH
13 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (10.12%) QA
2 7 (0.39%) PMO
3 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.11%) GDPR
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) PSD2
6 1 (0.055%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.055%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.055%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.055%) MiFID
6 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.055%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (4.90%) Docker
2 33 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.055%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.10%) Puppet
4 11 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.55%) SCCM
6 9 (0.50%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.50%) Terraform
7 8 (0.44%) Ansible
8 7 (0.39%) HockeyApp
9 5 (0.28%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 2 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.055%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.055%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.055%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.055%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.055%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 144 (7.92%) Xamarin
2 94 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 74 (4.07%) Adobe
4 62 (3.41%) Apple
5 50 (2.75%) Google
6 49 (2.70%) Oracle
7 40 (2.20%) SAP
8 24 (1.32%) HP
8 24 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (1.21%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.10%) IBM
11 17 (0.94%) hybris
12 12 (0.66%) AppDynamics
12 12 (0.66%) Samsung
12 12 (0.66%) Zend
13 9 (0.50%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 7 (0.39%) CA
15 6 (0.33%) Splunk
16 5 (0.28%) Tableau