Period
to 15 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 148 178
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30 -14
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1,779 1,813 1,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.79% 1.82% 1.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.40% 5.45% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,209 1,272 970
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +5.99%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 19
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +77.27% -32.52%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.20 £10.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £63.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -67.00% +24.14% +20.83%

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 32,933 33,278 31,594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.12% 33.47% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,662 22,255 20,539
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 998 962 1,111
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +4.61% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.35 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.26%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 -14 1,640 £454 +1.79% 696
London -16 942 £500 +11.11% 260
UK excluding London -24 794 £420 +5.00% 482
South East +21 304 £425 +2.41% 129
North of England -31 166 £415 +0.61% 149
Midlands +1 124 £450 +10.77% 82
North West -7 88 £425 +13.33% 86
Scotland +28 81 £400 - 29
West Midlands -8 77 £500 +23.08% 49
Yorkshire -2 75 £400 -5.88% 56
South West -48 55 £400 +8.47% 37
East Midlands +5 47 £525 +27.27% 33
East of England -14 43 £388 -6.06% 39
Wales -1 16 £400 +12.28% 13
Northern Ireland +19 9 £325 -18.75% 4
North East -46 3 £425 +1.49% 7

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 859 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
2 561 (31.53%) Android
3 454 (25.52%) JavaScript
4 453 (25.46%) Apple iOS
5 392 (22.03%) Java
6 358 (20.12%) User Experience
7 330 (18.55%) HTML
8 309 (17.37%) TDD
9 302 (16.98%) Scrum
10 287 (16.13%) Android Development
11 286 (16.08%) Finance
12 263 (14.78%) CSS
13 234 (13.15%) Mobile Application Development
14 227 (12.76%) Git (software)
15 225 (12.65%) C#
16 217 (12.20%) iOS Development
17 213 (11.97%) Test Automation
18 212 (11.92%) React
19 208 (11.69%) Node.js
20 184 (10.34%) Microsoft
21 180 (10.12%) JSON
22 176 (9.89%) Mobile Development
23 175 (9.84%) .NET
24 171 (9.61%) Web Services
24 171 (9.61%) DevOps
25 169 (9.50%) Python
26 168 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
27 167 (9.39%) E-Commerce
28 166 (9.33%) AngularJS
29 165 (9.27%) HTML5

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 52 (2.92%) CMS
2 46 (2.59%) Confluence
3 27 (1.52%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
5 18 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (0.90%) Marvel
7 14 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 12 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.67%) OpenStack
9 11 (0.62%) CoreMedia CMS
9 11 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.51%) ArcGIS
11 8 (0.45%) Drupal
12 7 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.28%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.22%) Apache
14 4 (0.22%) IIS
15 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.17%) nginx
16 2 (0.11%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 53 (2.98%) Photoshop
2 51 (2.87%) InVision
3 42 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (1.01%) Chatbot
6 15 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.62%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.34%) Flinto
9 6 (0.34%) UXPin
10 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.11%) InDesign
12 2 (0.11%) Maya
12 2 (0.11%) MotionBuilder
12 2 (0.11%) Snapchat
13 1 (0.056%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
1 4 (0.22%) OPENHousing
1 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.056%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.056%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.056%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.056%) Shopify
3 1 (0.056%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 168 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 145 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (3.09%) Office 365
4 45 (2.53%) PaaS
5 33 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (1.80%) GitHub
7 28 (1.57%) Apigee
8 26 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 26 (1.46%) SaaS
9 22 (1.24%) IaaS
10 19 (1.07%) Google Play
10 19 (1.07%) Serverless
11 15 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 14 (0.79%) Google Analytics
12 14 (0.79%) npm
13 12 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.67%) OneDrive
14 11 (0.62%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.51%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.30%) HTTP
1 41 (2.30%) Internet
2 29 (1.63%) LAN
2 29 (1.63%) Skype
3 27 (1.52%) WAN
3 27 (1.52%) Wireless
4 26 (1.46%) Firewall
5 24 (1.35%) SSL
6 22 (1.24%) VPN
7 21 (1.18%) VoIP
8 20 (1.12%) SNMP
9 18 (1.01%) IP Telephony
9 18 (1.01%) TCP/IP
10 16 (0.90%) Wireshark
11 14 (0.79%) WLAN
12 13 (0.73%) SSH
13 12 (0.67%) Intranet
14 11 (0.62%) 802.11
15 10 (0.56%) Network Security
16 9 (0.51%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.47%) MySQL
2 44 (2.47%) SQLite
3 30 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 27 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 23 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (1.29%) Relational Database
6 16 (0.90%) Big Data
7 15 (0.84%) Power BI
8 13 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.56%) GIS
9 10 (0.56%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.56%) Redis
10 8 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.28%) BigQuery
11 5 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.22%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 227 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 139 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 128 (7.20%) JIRA
4 79 (4.44%) Selenium
5 61 (3.43%) Xcode
6 56 (3.15%) Cucumber
7 54 (3.04%) Visual Studio Team System
8 47 (2.64%) Appium
9 41 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (2.25%) Android Studio
11 38 (2.14%) Axure RP
11 38 (2.14%) Jasmine
12 33 (1.85%) Visual Studio
13 30 (1.69%) Maven
13 30 (1.69%) Subversion
14 29 (1.63%) gulp
15 27 (1.52%) WebDriver
16 26 (1.46%) Burp Suite
16 26 (1.46%) webpack
17 25 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 286 (16.08%) Finance
2 126 (7.08%) Banking
3 92 (5.17%) Retail
4 76 (4.27%) Marketing
5 73 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.70%) Games
7 25 (1.41%) Publishing
8 17 (0.96%) Back Office
9 13 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.67%) French Language
11 11 (0.62%) Online Betting
12 10 (0.56%) Advertising
12 10 (0.56%) Billing
12 10 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.51%) Law
13 9 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.45%) Electronics
14 8 (0.45%) German Language
14 8 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 789 (44.35%) Developer
2 176 (9.89%) Designer
3 168 (9.44%) Android Developer
4 131 (7.36%) Senior Developer
5 122 (6.86%) Analyst
6 119 (6.69%) React Developer
7 118 (6.63%) iOS Developer
8 106 (5.96%) UX Designer
9 92 (5.17%) Mobile Developer
10 90 (5.06%) Tester
11 85 (4.78%) Architect
12 80 (4.50%) Applications Developer
13 77 (4.33%) Java Developer
14 70 (3.93%) Business Analyst
15 69 (3.88%) UI Designer
16 66 (3.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 62 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
18 58 (3.26%) .NET Developer
19 56 (3.15%) Project Manager
20 48 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (18.55%) HTML
2 263 (14.78%) CSS
3 212 (11.92%) React
4 208 (11.69%) Node.js
5 180 (10.12%) JSON
6 175 (9.84%) .NET
7 171 (9.61%) Web Services
8 166 (9.33%) AngularJS
9 165 (9.27%) HTML5
10 156 (8.77%) RESTful
11 149 (8.38%) REST
12 130 (7.31%) React Native
13 105 (5.90%) CSS3
14 85 (4.78%) XML
15 83 (4.67%) Redux
16 80 (4.50%) jQuery
17 69 (3.88%) Spring
18 68 (3.82%) ASP.NET
19 63 (3.54%) SOAP
20 56 (3.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 358 (20.12%) User Experience
2 91 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
3 85 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
5 43 (2.42%) Algorithms
6 40 (2.25%) Fintech
7 39 (2.19%) iPhone
8 33 (1.85%) Data Structures
9 28 (1.57%) Virtual Team
10 27 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (1.52%) iPad
11 23 (1.29%) Video on Demand
12 22 (1.24%) Public Cloud
13 20 (1.12%) Cloud Native
14 19 (1.07%) Animation
14 19 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
15 18 (1.01%) Social Media
16 16 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
17 15 (0.84%) Smartphone
18 14 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 561 (31.53%) Android
2 453 (25.46%) Apple iOS
3 104 (5.85%) Windows
4 85 (4.78%) Linux
5 23 (1.29%) Windows 7
5 23 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 21 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 21 (1.18%) Windows 10
7 16 (0.90%) CentOS
7 16 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.79%) Unix
9 11 (0.62%) Kali Linux
10 8 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.056%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.056%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 859 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (17.37%) TDD
3 302 (16.98%) Scrum
4 287 (16.13%) Android Development
5 234 (13.15%) Mobile Application Development
6 217 (12.20%) iOS Development
7 213 (11.97%) Test Automation
8 176 (9.89%) Mobile Development
9 171 (9.61%) DevOps
10 167 (9.39%) E-Commerce
11 159 (8.94%) BDD
12 156 (8.77%) Microservices
13 152 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
14 129 (7.25%) Front End Development
15 114 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
16 102 (5.73%) OO
16 102 (5.73%) Prototyping
17 100 (5.62%) MVC
18 98 (5.51%) Wireframes
19 90 (5.06%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 454 (25.52%) JavaScript
2 392 (22.03%) Java
3 225 (12.65%) C#
4 169 (9.50%) Python
5 150 (8.43%) Apple Swift
5 150 (8.43%) SQL
6 104 (5.85%) Objective-C
7 58 (3.26%) C++
8 54 (3.04%) TypeScript
9 50 (2.81%) PowerShell
10 46 (2.59%) Kotlin
11 40 (2.25%) Ruby
12 39 (2.19%) Bash Shell
12 39 (2.19%) Java 8
13 30 (1.69%) ES6
13 30 (1.69%) Go
13 30 (1.69%) PHP
14 27 (1.52%) Scala
15 26 (1.46%) C
16 20 (1.12%) Rust
Qualifications
1 142 (7.98%) Degree
2 57 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 31 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (1.35%) CISSP
7 21 (1.18%) CEH
8 17 (0.96%) ISEB
9 16 (0.90%) MOS
10 15 (0.84%) MCSE
11 11 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (0.62%) MCSA
11 11 (0.62%) OSCE
12 10 (0.56%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.51%) HP MASE
14 8 (0.45%) Master's Degree
15 7 (0.39%) APMP
15 7 (0.39%) CISM
15 7 (0.39%) CREST Certified
15 7 (0.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (8.38%) QA
2 15 (0.84%) PSD2
3 11 (0.62%) Actionable Recommendations
3 11 (0.62%) GDPR
4 10 (0.56%) SLA
5 7 (0.39%) WCAG
6 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.28%) GxP
8 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.22%) TickIT
9 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.17%) PMO
10 2 (0.11%) SEPA
11 1 (0.056%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.056%) Section 508
11 1 (0.056%) WAI
System Software
1 96 (5.40%) Docker
2 36 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
5 8 (0.45%) OpenAM
6 7 (0.39%) Firmware
6 7 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.056%) IAG
Systems Management
1 51 (2.87%) Kubernetes
2 23 (1.29%) SCCM
3 22 (1.24%) Ansible
4 21 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.18%) Puppet
5 20 (1.12%) Terraform
6 19 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
7 17 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (0.73%) HockeyApp
9 12 (0.67%) Nessus
10 11 (0.62%) Nmap
11 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.34%) Kibana
11 6 (0.34%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.28%) logstash
13 4 (0.22%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.22%) Consul
13 4 (0.22%) Grafana
13 4 (0.22%) Graphite
13 4 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 184 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 95 (5.34%) Google
3 93 (5.23%) Xamarin
4 69 (3.88%) Apple
5 57 (3.20%) Adobe
6 29 (1.63%) Oracle
7 28 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (1.41%) Citrix
9 23 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 19 (1.07%) ServiceNow
11 17 (0.96%) IBM
11 17 (0.96%) SAP
11 17 (0.96%) Twitter
12 16 (0.90%) HP
13 14 (0.79%) Remedy
14 12 (0.67%) Polycom
15 11 (0.62%) AppDynamics
15 11 (0.62%) Avaya
15 11 (0.62%) Wyse
16 10 (0.56%) New Relic