Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 194 149
Rank change year-on-year +31 -45 +6
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 814 831 1,793
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.39% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.67% 4.37% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 587 1,157
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
25th Percentile £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £438 £454
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.63% +0.89%
75th Percentile £538 £538 £538
90th Percentile £600 £591 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +4.74% -4.53% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 22
10th Percentile £11.11 £12.59 £13.05
25th Percentile £12.63 £13.05 £14.85
Median hourly rate £26.25 £47.50 £25.75
Median % change year-on-year -44.74% +84.47% -4.63%
75th Percentile £36.14 £52.50 £53.44
90th Percentile £49.88 £53.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £13.10 £14.85
% change year-on-year +4.96% -11.78% -59.32%

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 17,435 19,026 30,735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.17% 31.90% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,689 12,309 20,408
10th Percentile £275 £230 £275
25th Percentile £380 £363 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £473 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.17% -0.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 861 957
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.61 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.85 £20.69
Median % change year-on-year +9.41% +10.44% -0.66%
75th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.00
90th Percentile £57.90 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.47 £20.73 £19.32
% change year-on-year +13.24% +7.27% -3.40%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +30 662 £470 +7.31% 459
London +16 419 £490 +3.16% 168
UK excluding London +21 279 £425 +4.74% 337
Work from Home -70 268 £450 +6.51% 113
North of England +33 82 £440 +10.00% 114
South East +28 55 £438 +2.94% 44
Scotland +13 54 £425 -8.11% 32
Yorkshire +32 39 £450 +12.50% 45
Midlands +31 38 £365 -5.81% 52
North West +5 34 £425 +13.33% 60
South West +40 25 £475 +22.58% 45
East Midlands +31 21 £343 -8.67% 15
East of England +25 19 £400 -8.57% 35
West Midlands +16 17 £425 - 37
North East +29 9 £413 - 9
Wales +21 5 £319 - 13
Northern Ireland +9 1 £155 -61.39% 3

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 354 (43.49%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (34.89%) Android
3 249 (30.59%) Apple iOS
4 203 (24.94%) Java
5 182 (22.36%) User Experience
6 161 (19.78%) Finance
7 143 (17.57%) DevOps
7 143 (17.57%) Kotlin
8 142 (17.44%) Test Automation
9 141 (17.32%) HTML
10 137 (16.83%) JavaScript
11 128 (15.72%) Android Development
11 128 (15.72%) Microservices
12 125 (15.36%) CSS
13 117 (14.37%) Scrum
14 116 (14.25%) REST
15 115 (14.13%) Azure
16 112 (13.76%) AWS
17 111 (13.64%) Git (software)
17 111 (13.64%) Jenkins
18 104 (12.78%) JIRA
19 93 (11.43%) iOS Development
20 90 (11.06%) React
21 87 (10.69%) GitHub
21 87 (10.69%) Node.js
22 83 (10.20%) Banking
23 82 (10.07%) Mobile Development
24 80 (9.83%) Python
25 78 (9.58%) SDLC
26 72 (8.85%) 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 51 (6.27%) Confluence
2 36 (4.42%) Cloud Foundry
3 18 (2.21%) CMS
4 10 (1.23%) Mule
4 10 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.11%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.86%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.74%) Apache
8 5 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.49%) IIS
9 4 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.37%) WordPress
11 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.25%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.12%) nginx
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 31 (3.81%) Sketch
2 21 (2.58%) InVision
2 21 (2.58%) Zeplin
3 18 (2.21%) Adobe XD
4 13 (1.60%) Figma
5 12 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.12%) Marvel
10 1 (0.12%) Stata
10 1 (0.12%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Magento
2 3 (0.37%) Shopify
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.12%) Maximo
4 1 (0.12%) RESILIA
Cloud Services
1 115 (14.13%) Azure
2 112 (13.76%) AWS
3 87 (10.69%) GitHub
4 25 (3.07%) Serverless
5 24 (2.95%) Slack
6 23 (2.83%) Microsoft 365
7 20 (2.46%) Logic Apps
7 20 (2.46%) PaaS
8 19 (2.33%) SaaS
9 18 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (1.97%) GCP
10 16 (1.97%) IaaS
11 15 (1.84%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.84%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (1.72%) Firebase
13 12 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (1.23%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 7 (0.86%) Datadog
16 6 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.72%) Firewall
1 14 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (1.60%) VPN
3 12 (1.47%) HTTP
4 9 (1.11%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.86%) Internet
6 7 (0.86%) LAN
6 7 (0.86%) Skype
6 7 (0.86%) WAN
7 4 (0.49%) Intranet
7 4 (0.49%) SSL
8 3 (0.37%) Broadband
8 3 (0.37%) DNS
8 3 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.37%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.25%) Network Security
9 2 (0.25%) SMS
9 2 (0.25%) WebEx
9 2 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.70%) MySQL
2 17 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.97%) MongoDB
4 14 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.86%) SQLite
6 7 (0.86%) Tableau
7 5 (0.61%) BigQuery
7 5 (0.61%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.49%) Power BI
8 4 (0.49%) Redis
8 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.49%) Tableau Desktop
9 3 (0.37%) Big Data
9 3 (0.37%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 111 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 111 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 104 (12.78%) JIRA
3 43 (5.28%) JUnit
3 43 (5.28%) Maven
4 36 (4.42%) Cucumber
5 34 (4.18%) Xcode
6 33 (4.05%) Android Studio
7 32 (3.93%) Mockito
7 32 (3.93%) Selenium
8 26 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
9 25 (3.07%) Appium
10 24 (2.95%) CocoaPods
11 21 (2.58%) git-flow
12 19 (2.33%) CircleCI
13 16 (1.97%) fastlane
13 16 (1.97%) Gradle
14 15 (1.84%) Axure RP
14 15 (1.84%) Postman
15 14 (1.72%) SonarQube
General
1 161 (19.78%) Finance
2 83 (10.20%) Banking
3 32 (3.93%) Public Sector
4 31 (3.81%) Retail
5 23 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.33%) Retail Banking
7 18 (2.21%) Marketing
8 14 (1.72%) Games
9 13 (1.60%) Publishing
10 9 (1.11%) German Language
11 8 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.86%) Law
13 6 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.61%) Advertising
14 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.49%) Electronics
15 4 (0.49%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.37%) Automotive
16 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 370 (45.45%) Developer
2 108 (13.27%) Designer
3 84 (10.32%) Android Developer
4 66 (8.11%) iOS Developer
5 62 (7.62%) Architect
6 57 (7.00%) Mobile Developer
6 57 (7.00%) React Developer
7 49 (6.02%) UX Designer
8 42 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
9 41 (5.04%) Applications Developer
9 41 (5.04%) Senior Developer
10 37 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 36 (4.42%) Java Developer
12 34 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
13 33 (4.05%) Interaction Designer
14 30 (3.69%) Tester
15 29 (3.56%) Analyst
16 28 (3.44%) UI Designer
16 28 (3.44%) Xamarin Developer
17 20 (2.46%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (17.32%) HTML
2 125 (15.36%) CSS
3 116 (14.25%) REST
4 90 (11.06%) React
5 87 (10.69%) Node.js
6 72 (8.85%) Spring
7 71 (8.72%) React Native
8 65 (7.99%) RESTful
9 64 (7.86%) JSON
10 61 (7.49%) RxJava
11 60 (7.37%) .NET
12 50 (6.14%) AngularJS
13 43 (5.28%) Spring Boot
14 41 (5.04%) Web Services
15 40 (4.91%) Redux
16 36 (4.42%) HTML5
16 36 (4.42%) SOAP
17 30 (3.69%) ASP.NET
17 30 (3.69%) XML
18 29 (3.56%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 182 (22.36%) User Experience
2 48 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (1.84%) Mobile Payment
5 13 (1.60%) Animation
5 13 (1.60%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.47%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.23%) iPhone
8 9 (1.11%) iPad
9 8 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.74%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.74%) Social Media
11 5 (0.61%) CESG
11 5 (0.61%) Life Science
11 5 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.61%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.49%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 284 (34.89%) Android
2 249 (30.59%) Apple iOS
3 22 (2.70%) Windows
4 14 (1.72%) Linux
5 12 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (0.74%) Mac OS
6 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.25%) Unix
8 2 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (43.49%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (17.57%) DevOps
3 142 (17.44%) Test Automation
4 128 (15.72%) Android Development
4 128 (15.72%) Microservices
5 117 (14.37%) Scrum
6 93 (11.43%) iOS Development
7 82 (10.07%) Mobile Development
8 78 (9.58%) SDLC
9 72 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (8.85%) TDD
10 66 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
11 65 (7.99%) Software Engineering
12 58 (7.13%) Front End Development
12 58 (7.13%) Prototyping
13 52 (6.39%) Mobile Application Development
14 49 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
15 47 (5.77%) MVVM
15 47 (5.77%) Rapid Prototyping
16 44 (5.41%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 203 (24.94%) Java
2 143 (17.57%) Kotlin
3 137 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 80 (9.83%) Python
5 72 (8.85%) Apple Swift
6 60 (7.37%) C#
7 51 (6.27%) SQL
8 43 (5.28%) Java 8
9 39 (4.79%) Objective-C
10 33 (4.05%) TypeScript
11 28 (3.44%) PHP
12 18 (2.21%) ES6
13 14 (1.72%) Ruby
14 11 (1.35%) Go
15 10 (1.23%) Dart
16 9 (1.11%) C++
16 9 (1.11%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.86%) XAML
18 5 (0.61%) C
18 5 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (3.93%) Degree
2 20 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.60%) CREST Certified
6 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.74%) OSCP
7 5 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.61%) CHECK Team Leader
7 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.37%) MCSA
8 3 (0.37%) MCSE
8 3 (0.37%) MOS
9 2 (0.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.25%) SANS
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.04%) QA
2 19 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.84%) GDPR
4 8 (0.98%) WCAG
5 5 (0.61%) PMO
6 3 (0.37%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.25%) NCSC
7 2 (0.25%) Section 508
7 2 (0.25%) WAI
8 1 (0.12%) GRC
8 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 47 (5.77%) Docker
2 17 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 32 (3.93%) Terraform
3 19 (2.33%) Prometheus
4 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.61%) Ansible
6 4 (0.49%) Istio
7 3 (0.37%) Grafana
7 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.37%) Puppet
7 3 (0.37%) SCCM
8 2 (0.25%) Kibana
9 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) Marathon
9 1 (0.12%) Mesos
9 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (6.63%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.14%) Xamarin
3 44 (5.41%) Splunk
4 39 (4.79%) AppDynamics
5 34 (4.18%) Apple
6 30 (3.69%) Adobe
6 30 (3.69%) Google
7 23 (2.83%) MuleSoft
8 10 (1.23%) Oracle
9 9 (1.11%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.86%) Cisco
11 6 (0.74%) IBM
11 6 (0.74%) Samsung
12 5 (0.61%) SAP
12 5 (0.61%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.61%) Twitter
13 4 (0.49%) Citrix
13 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.37%) Avaya
14 3 (0.37%) HP