Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 152 155
Rank change year-on-year -32 +3 +22
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1,273 1,849 1,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.81% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 5.57% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1,315 1,198
UK median daily rate £474 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £320 £319 £306
90th Percentile £638 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 23
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £23.79 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.71% -47.14% +44.07%
10th Percentile £12.61 £13.59 £16.78
90th Percentile £122.50 £55.00 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.07 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +66.98% -53.33% +11.11%

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 26,741 33,206 32,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.31% 32.49% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,960 21,506 21,274
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £670 £656 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,040 1,051 1,007
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.63 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.99 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.94% -5.04% -3.87%

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 14 October 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 14 October 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 14 October 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 -36 1,165 £475 +5.56% 611
London -21 680 £508 +1.50% 217
UK excluding London -36 554 £438 +6.06% 445
North of England +8 155 £425 +6.25% 140
South East -68 151 £450 +2.86% 91
North West -2 101 £438 +9.38% 65
Midlands +7 62 £456 +1.39% 63
South West -4 61 £431 +7.81% 57
Scotland -12 47 £475 +18.75% 39
East of England +26 41 £388 -4.02% 43
Yorkshire +6 41 £425 +6.12% 45
West Midlands +2 41 £474 +0.37% 45
Wales +47 32 £375 -6.25% 10
East Midlands +19 21 £444 -24.47% 18
North East +26 13 £406 -1.52% 30
Northern Ireland +3 5 £286 -37.88% 2

For the 6 months to 14 October 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.

1 682 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (30.09%) Android
3 352 (27.65%) User Experience
4 348 (27.34%) JavaScript
5 336 (26.39%) Apple iOS
6 246 (19.32%) Scrum
7 242 (19.01%) HTML
7 242 (19.01%) Java
8 238 (18.70%) CSS
9 226 (17.75%) React
10 223 (17.52%) Finance
11 215 (16.89%) Git (software)
12 186 (14.61%) Android Development
13 178 (13.98%) React Native
14 170 (13.35%) Mobile Application Development
15 167 (13.12%) Test Automation
16 160 (12.57%) iOS Development
17 153 (12.02%) TDD
18 152 (11.94%) Node.js
19 151 (11.86%) Azure
20 146 (11.47%) REST
21 134 (10.53%) JSON
22 132 (10.37%) Banking
23 126 (9.90%) Front End Development
24 122 (9.58%) DevOps
25 120 (9.43%) E-Commerce
26 118 (9.27%) AWS
27 115 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
28 114 (8.96%) Mobile Development
29 112 (8.80%) 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 49 (3.85%) Confluence
2 38 (2.99%) CMS
3 30 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.96%) Apache
5 16 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.18%) Magnolia
7 12 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 12 (0.94%) WordPress
8 11 (0.86%) nginx
9 8 (0.63%) Drupal
10 6 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.47%) Mattermost
10 6 (0.47%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.39%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.31%) Anypoint
12 4 (0.31%) IIS
12 4 (0.31%) Jadu
12 4 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (4.63%) Sketch
2 30 (2.36%) InVision
3 23 (1.81%) Zeplin
4 15 (1.18%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.39%) Flinto
8 5 (0.39%) Marvel
9 4 (0.31%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.16%) Maya
11 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.16%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.31%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.079%) Finacle
6 1 (0.079%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.079%) Maximo
6 1 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.079%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.079%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 151 (11.86%) Azure
2 118 (9.27%) AWS
3 55 (4.32%) GitHub
4 39 (3.06%) Office 365
5 31 (2.44%) GCP
6 28 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (1.65%) Slack
8 19 (1.49%) SaaS
8 19 (1.49%) Serverless
9 16 (1.26%) Google Analytics
10 13 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.02%) PaaS
11 12 (0.94%) npm
12 11 (0.86%) Firebase
13 9 (0.71%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.71%) Datadog
14 8 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
14 8 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
2 18 (1.41%) HTTP
2 18 (1.41%) Internet
3 17 (1.34%) VPN
4 13 (1.02%) Firewall
5 9 (0.71%) Intranet
6 8 (0.63%) Bluetooth
6 8 (0.63%) NFC
7 7 (0.55%) Broadband
8 5 (0.39%) Network Security
9 4 (0.31%) WAN
10 3 (0.24%) DNS
10 3 (0.24%) Skype
10 3 (0.24%) SSL
10 3 (0.24%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.16%) Extranet
11 2 (0.16%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.16%) RIP
11 2 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (3.69%) MySQL
2 39 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 36 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 24 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 20 (1.57%) Data Mining
6 18 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.34%) SQLite
8 13 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
9 11 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (0.86%) Big Data
10 10 (0.79%) BigQuery
10 10 (0.79%) Redis
11 9 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.71%) InfluxDB
12 8 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.55%) Blockchain
14 6 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 215 (16.89%) Git (software)
2 107 (8.41%) JIRA
3 106 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 63 (4.95%) Selenium
5 46 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
6 40 (3.14%) Xcode
7 39 (3.06%) Maven
8 38 (2.99%) Appium
9 32 (2.51%) Android Studio
9 32 (2.51%) Axure RP
10 30 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
11 29 (2.28%) Subversion
12 27 (2.12%) Cucumber
12 27 (2.12%) Gradle
13 22 (1.73%) Visual Studio
14 21 (1.65%) GitLab
15 20 (1.57%) webpack
16 19 (1.49%) SonarQube
17 17 (1.34%) JUnit
17 17 (1.34%) Mercurial
General
1 223 (17.52%) Finance
2 132 (10.37%) Banking
3 58 (4.56%) Marketing
4 51 (4.01%) Retail
5 36 (2.83%) Public Sector
6 35 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.36%) Back Office
8 16 (1.26%) Games
9 14 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.94%) Electronics
11 11 (0.86%) Legal
12 10 (0.79%) Advertising
13 8 (0.63%) Automotive
14 7 (0.55%) Law
15 6 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.39%) Front Office
16 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.39%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 629 (49.41%) Developer
2 161 (12.65%) React Developer
3 133 (10.45%) Designer
4 121 (9.51%) Android Developer
5 102 (8.01%) Senior Developer
6 100 (7.86%) UX Designer
7 94 (7.38%) iOS Developer
8 81 (6.36%) Analyst
9 65 (5.11%) Mobile Developer
10 64 (5.03%) Architect
11 52 (4.08%) Applications Developer
12 45 (3.53%) Java Developer
12 45 (3.53%) PHP Developer
13 44 (3.46%) JavaScript Developer
13 44 (3.46%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 41 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
15 40 (3.14%) iOS Android Developer
15 40 (3.14%) Tester
16 35 (2.75%) Business Analyst
17 33 (2.59%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (19.01%) HTML
2 238 (18.70%) CSS
3 226 (17.75%) React
4 178 (13.98%) React Native
5 152 (11.94%) Node.js
6 146 (11.47%) REST
7 134 (10.53%) JSON
8 112 (8.80%) HTML5
9 91 (7.15%) CSS3
10 89 (6.99%) AngularJS
11 85 (6.68%) RESTful
12 83 (6.52%) .NET
13 78 (6.13%) GraphQL
14 73 (5.73%) Redux
15 63 (4.95%) Spring
16 54 (4.24%) Web Services
17 51 (4.01%) jQuery
18 49 (3.85%) Spring Boot
19 46 (3.61%) Laravel
20 40 (3.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 352 (27.65%) User Experience
2 71 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 17 (1.34%) Video on Demand
7 16 (1.26%) Social Media
8 15 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
9 14 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.10%) STB
10 13 (1.02%) iPhone
11 10 (0.79%) Algorithms
11 10 (0.79%) Digital Wallet
11 10 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (0.71%) Wiki
13 8 (0.63%) NHS
14 7 (0.55%) Graphic Design
14 7 (0.55%) iPad
14 7 (0.55%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 383 (30.09%) Android
2 336 (26.39%) Apple iOS
3 65 (5.11%) Windows
4 59 (4.63%) Linux
5 21 (1.65%) Unix
6 15 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (0.55%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.47%) VMS
9 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.31%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.31%) tvOS
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.16%) CentOS
12 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (19.32%) Scrum
3 186 (14.61%) Android Development
4 170 (13.35%) Mobile Application Development
5 167 (13.12%) Test Automation
6 160 (12.57%) iOS Development
7 153 (12.02%) TDD
8 126 (9.90%) Front End Development
9 122 (9.58%) DevOps
10 120 (9.43%) E-Commerce
11 115 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
12 114 (8.96%) Mobile Development
13 109 (8.56%) Kanban
14 106 (8.33%) Microservices
15 86 (6.76%) Prototyping
16 81 (6.36%) BDD
17 80 (6.28%) Fintech
18 74 (5.81%) Software Engineering
19 67 (5.26%) Analytics
19 67 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 348 (27.34%) JavaScript
2 242 (19.01%) Java
3 110 (8.64%) C#
4 97 (7.62%) SQL
5 96 (7.54%) Apple Swift
6 90 (7.07%) Python
7 72 (5.66%) PHP
8 70 (5.50%) Kotlin
9 62 (4.87%) Objective-C
10 39 (3.06%) ES6
11 36 (2.83%) Java 8
12 28 (2.20%) Ruby
13 26 (2.04%) TypeScript
14 23 (1.81%) Go
15 20 (1.57%) C++
16 17 (1.34%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.34%) C
17 15 (1.18%) PowerShell
18 14 (1.10%) Scala
19 9 (0.71%) Dart
Qualifications
1 84 (6.60%) Degree
2 43 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.71%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.63%) ISEB
6 8 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.55%) ACCA
7 7 (0.55%) CIMA
8 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.24%) MCSE
11 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.16%) CCNA
12 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.16%) CISSP
12 2 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.36%) QA
2 9 (0.71%) GDPR
2 9 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.31%) MiFID
5 3 (0.24%) HL7
6 2 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.16%) COBIT
6 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.16%) PSD2
6 2 (0.16%) SLA
7 1 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.079%) SEPA
7 1 (0.079%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.91%) Docker
3 7 (0.55%) XenApp
4 4 (0.31%) OpenAM
4 4 (0.31%) OpenDJ
4 4 (0.31%) OpenIDM
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.079%) Firmware
7 1 (0.079%) vCloud
7 1 (0.079%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 34 (2.67%) Terraform
3 29 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (1.26%) Ansible
5 11 (0.86%) Puppet
6 10 (0.79%) Grafana
6 10 (0.79%) Kibana
7 9 (0.71%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.71%) Consul
7 9 (0.71%) Graphite
7 9 (0.71%) logstash
7 9 (0.71%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.47%) Nessus
8 6 (0.47%) SCCM
9 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.31%) Nmap
10 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.24%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.16%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 91 (7.15%) Microsoft
2 55 (4.32%) Google
3 50 (3.93%) Xamarin
4 41 (3.22%) Adobe
5 40 (3.14%) SAP
6 33 (2.59%) Oracle
7 26 (2.04%) Apple
8 22 (1.73%) Samsung
9 20 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 19 (1.49%) Splunk
11 17 (1.34%) VMware
12 15 (1.18%) AppDynamics
13 12 (0.94%) Cisco
13 12 (0.94%) Citrix
13 12 (0.94%) MuleSoft
14 10 (0.79%) IBM
15 9 (0.71%) SaltStack
16 8 (0.63%) Tableau
17 7 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
18 5 (0.39%) Forcepoint