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 3 months to 23 May 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
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 143 155
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 763 912 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 1.71% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.13% 5.17% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 613 549
Median daily rate £414 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Median hourly rate £52.00 £33.97 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.07% -20.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £24.92 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £121.80 £48.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £35.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +47.51% -17.05%  

Mobile App is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14860 17624 17518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.15% 32.96% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9653 11527 10749
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 563 680
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.54 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.78% +21.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +28.26% +24.32%  

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mobile App as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 May 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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 726 £420 -1.17% 382
London -32 345 £475 +5.55% 157
South East +14 122 £400 +6.31% 49
East of England +21 67 £371 -7.18% 30
City of London -7 66 £450 - 40
Yorkshire +19 53 £413 -8.33% 25
North West +24 51 £363 +3.57% 46
West Yorkshire +23 45 £413 -8.33% 12
Leeds +13 36 £413 -8.33% 6
Manchester +24 32 £350 +16.66% 29
Buckinghamshire -3 32 £344 -23.61% 6
Surrey +25 29 £463 +12.12% 3
East Midlands -15 29 £375 -4.76% 14
Scotland +59 28 £375 +20.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +6 21 £371 -7.18% 15
Essex +3 21 £275 -35.29% 2
Milton Keynes +1 21 £350 -22.22% 3
South West -5 20 £435 -3.27% 24
Glasgow +23 19 £375 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +11 19 £408 +8.66% 28
North East +51 17 £375 +7.14% 8
Staines +8 16 £525 -
Tyne and Wear +54 15 £375 +11.11% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +57 14 £375 +15.38% 4
Kent +12 14 £368 - 2
Berkshire +14 13 £400 +3.22% 8
Oxfordshire +12 13 £403 - 6
Cheshire +27 12 £400 +1.58% 11
Leicestershire -2 12 £450 +5.88% 6
Hampshire +16 11 £300 -10.78% 15

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 761 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (32.50%) Android
3 436 (27.90%) Apple iOS
4 414 (26.49%) HTML
5 390 (24.95%) JavaScript
6 367 (23.48%) Java
7 359 (22.97%) User Experience
8 334 (21.37%) CSS
9 297 (19.00%) TDD
10 284 (18.17%) Scrum
11 269 (17.21%) Android Development
12 250 (15.99%) Finance
13 203 (12.99%) Mobile Application Development
14 202 (12.92%) Test Automation
15 196 (12.54%) iOS Development
16 186 (11.90%) C#
17 184 (11.77%) Web Services
18 177 (11.32%) Git (software)
18 177 (11.32%) Banking
19 168 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
20 163 (10.43%) RESTful
21 161 (10.30%) REST
22 159 (10.17%) Front End Development
23 158 (10.11%) .NET
24 155 (9.92%) AngularJS
25 148 (9.47%) JSON
26 142 (9.09%) Prototyping
27 140 (8.96%) HTML5
28 139 (8.89%) Mobile Development
29 138 (8.83%) Apple Swift

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 38 (2.43%) CMS
2 37 (2.37%) Confluence
3 21 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.96%) JBoss
4 15 (0.96%) WebSphere
5 13 (0.83%) Apache
6 11 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (0.70%) Mule
7 9 (0.58%) IIS
7 9 (0.58%) WordPress
8 8 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.38%) Drupal
9 6 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.38%) nginx
10 5 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.32%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (1.86%) Photoshop
2 24 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.45%) Flinto
8 6 (0.38%) InVision
9 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.13%) InDesign
11 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 34 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.26%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.064%) RMDS
7 1 (0.064%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.064%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.064%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.75%) GitHub
4 21 (1.34%) SaaS
5 19 (1.22%) Office 365
5 19 (1.22%) PaaS
6 13 (0.83%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (0.77%) Google Play
8 11 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
9 10 (0.64%) Google Tag Manager
9 10 (0.64%) IaaS
10 9 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.51%) TestFlight
12 7 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.45%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.32%) CloudBees
13 5 (0.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.48%) Internet
2 29 (1.86%) HTTP
3 15 (0.96%) DNS
4 12 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (0.64%) Bluetooth
6 8 (0.51%) Intranet
6 8 (0.51%) Skype
6 8 (0.51%) VPN
7 6 (0.38%) LAN
7 6 (0.38%) LDAP
7 6 (0.38%) RTP
7 6 (0.38%) RTSP
7 6 (0.38%) X.509
8 5 (0.32%) GSM
8 5 (0.32%) HSPA
8 5 (0.32%) LTE
8 5 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.32%) WAN
8 5 (0.32%) WCDMA
9 4 (0.26%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.58%) MySQL
3 49 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 34 (2.18%) NoSQL
5 30 (1.92%) SQLite
6 22 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (1.15%) Big Data
7 18 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.83%) CouchDB
9 10 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.58%) MS Access
10 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.51%) Couchbase
12 7 (0.45%) Blockchain
12 7 (0.45%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.38%) GIS
14 5 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 177 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 134 (8.57%) JIRA
3 127 (8.13%) Jenkins
4 86 (5.50%) Selenium
5 77 (4.93%) Calabash
6 68 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 68 (4.35%) Xcode
7 67 (4.29%) JUnit
8 63 (4.03%) Android Studio
9 47 (3.01%) Grunt
10 46 (2.94%) gulp
11 44 (2.82%) Appium
12 38 (2.43%) Gradle
13 35 (2.24%) Subversion
13 35 (2.24%) WebDriver
14 29 (1.86%) Visual Studio
15 27 (1.73%) Maven
15 27 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (1.60%) Axure RP
16 25 (1.60%) Mocha
General
1 250 (15.99%) Finance
2 177 (11.32%) Banking
3 90 (5.76%) Retail
4 72 (4.61%) Marketing
5 33 (2.11%) Publishing
6 25 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.47%) Games
8 21 (1.34%) Automotive
8 21 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.22%) Legal
10 14 (0.90%) Advertising
10 14 (0.90%) Back Office
11 11 (0.70%) Billing
11 11 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.64%) Front Office
12 10 (0.64%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.51%) Electronics
15 6 (0.38%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 730 (46.71%) Developer
2 208 (13.31%) Android Developer
3 182 (11.64%) Designer
4 150 (9.60%) iOS Developer
5 136 (8.70%) UX Designer
6 115 (7.36%) Analyst
7 113 (7.23%) Mobile Developer
8 106 (6.78%) Architect
9 86 (5.50%) Applications Developer
10 75 (4.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 70 (4.48%) Senior Developer
12 66 (4.22%) JavaScript Developer
13 63 (4.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 62 (3.97%) Tester
15 60 (3.84%) .NET Developer
16 59 (3.77%) Java Developer
16 59 (3.77%) Xamarin Developer
17 54 (3.45%) Business Analyst
17 54 (3.45%) iOS Android Developer
18 51 (3.26%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (26.49%) HTML
2 334 (21.37%) CSS
3 184 (11.77%) Web Services
4 163 (10.43%) RESTful
5 161 (10.30%) REST
6 158 (10.11%) .NET
7 155 (9.92%) AngularJS
8 148 (9.47%) JSON
9 140 (8.96%) HTML5
10 132 (8.45%) Node.js
11 129 (8.25%) React
12 111 (7.10%) Android SDK
13 107 (6.85%) SOAP
14 98 (6.27%) XML
15 86 (5.50%) jQuery
16 84 (5.37%) CSS3
17 68 (4.35%) React Native
18 65 (4.16%) Apache Cordova
18 65 (4.16%) ASP.NET
19 61 (3.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 359 (22.97%) User Experience
2 96 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (2.82%) iPhone
5 36 (2.30%) Fintech
6 35 (2.24%) iPad
7 32 (2.05%) Mobile Banking
8 31 (1.98%) Animation
9 30 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 26 (1.66%) Virtual Team
11 23 (1.47%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.02%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.96%) Data Structures
13 15 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.96%) Smart Meter
13 15 (0.96%) Social Media
14 12 (0.77%) Linked Data
15 10 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
15 10 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.64%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 508 (32.50%) Android
2 436 (27.90%) Apple iOS
3 94 (6.01%) Windows
4 57 (3.65%) Linux
5 17 (1.09%) Unix
6 14 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
8 10 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.38%) zOS
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.064%) AIX
13 1 (0.064%) CentOS
13 1 (0.064%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 761 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (19.00%) TDD
3 284 (18.17%) Scrum
4 269 (17.21%) Android Development
5 203 (12.99%) Mobile Application Development
6 202 (12.92%) Test Automation
7 196 (12.54%) iOS Development
8 168 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
9 159 (10.17%) Front End Development
10 142 (9.09%) Prototyping
11 139 (8.89%) Mobile Development
12 133 (8.51%) E-Commerce
13 126 (8.06%) BDD
14 112 (7.17%) Rapid Prototyping
15 108 (6.91%) OO
16 99 (6.33%) MVC
17 92 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 88 (5.63%) Web Design
19 83 (5.31%) DevOps
20 79 (5.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 390 (24.95%) JavaScript
2 367 (23.48%) Java
3 186 (11.90%) C#
4 138 (8.83%) Apple Swift
5 120 (7.68%) SQL
6 112 (7.17%) Objective-C
7 72 (4.61%) Python
8 65 (4.16%) Ruby
9 56 (3.58%) C++
10 49 (3.13%) PHP
11 33 (2.11%) ES6
12 29 (1.86%) C
13 17 (1.09%) Scala
14 15 (0.96%) Groovy
14 15 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 15 (0.96%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.70%) VB
16 10 (0.64%) Perl
17 8 (0.51%) Go
17 8 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 105 (6.72%) Degree
2 31 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.15%) ISEB
4 14 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.83%) PMP
6 11 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.51%) OSCP
9 6 (0.38%) CEH
10 5 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.32%) CISA
10 5 (0.32%) CISSP
10 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.19%) CIPD
12 3 (0.19%) MCSD
13 2 (0.13%) CHECK Team Leader
13 2 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (8.00%) QA
2 9 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.51%) PMO
4 7 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.26%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.064%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.28%) Docker
3 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.32%) Firmware
5 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.064%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (1.34%) HockeyApp
2 9 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.58%) SCCM
3 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.38%) Puppet
4 5 (0.32%) HP Fortify
4 5 (0.32%) Terraform
4 5 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 4 (0.26%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.13%) Ansible
7 2 (0.13%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.064%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.064%) Kibana
8 1 (0.064%) Mesos
8 1 (0.064%) MobiControl
8 1 (0.064%) Netcool
8 1 (0.064%) Salt
8 1 (0.064%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (7.74%) Microsoft
2 112 (7.17%) Xamarin
3 73 (4.67%) Apple
4 60 (3.84%) Adobe
5 55 (3.52%) Google
6 36 (2.30%) Oracle
7 27 (1.73%) SAP
8 18 (1.15%) IBM
9 12 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.70%) Infragistics
10 11 (0.70%) Splunk
11 9 (0.58%) Zend
12 8 (0.51%) AppDynamics
12 8 (0.51%) Tealium
12 8 (0.51%) Telerik
13 6 (0.38%) Brightcove
13 6 (0.38%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.32%) Cognos
14 5 (0.32%) Kony
15 4 (0.26%) Samsung
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 100000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
La Fosse Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Formula Recruitment
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
La Fosse Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cornwall
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £370 - £400 per day + Travel + Accommodation covered
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aquent
Rate: £400 - £471 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £475 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary, bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago