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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 144 160
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 807 972 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.74% 1.74% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.22% 5.35% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 662 512
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 16
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £37.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -12.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £17.98 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £61.00 £46.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £27.50 £34.20
% change year-on-year +50.90% -19.59%  

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 15474 18160 17746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.29% 32.51% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10127 11944 10838
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 562 677
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.91% +19.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -11 769 £440 +10.00% 378
London -24 369 £450 - 151
South East +2 127 £403 +7.33% 44
East of England +20 69 £363 -9.37% 28
City of London -1 69 £450 - 41
Yorkshire +37 63 £420 -6.66% 28
West Yorkshire +34 58 £420 -6.66% 19
North West +16 53 £388 +17.42% 46
Leeds +31 49 £420 +0.29% 12
Manchester +24 37 £380 +20.63% 32
Buckinghamshire +3 33 £400 +6.66% 2
West Midlands +16 30 £430 +14.66% 32
Essex +5 28 £275 -35.29% 2
Scotland +55 27 £353 +12.80% 11
Surrey +15 22 £525 +25.37% 6
South West -22 21 £475 +18.75% 17
North East +12 19 £400 +9.58% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 18 £400 +10.34% 7
Tyne and Wear +7 18 £400 +9.96% 7
Milton Keynes -2 18 £400 +6.66% 2
West Sussex -26 18 £452 +20.50%
East Midlands -36 18 £300 -7.69% 23
Berkshire +26 15 £400 +6.31% 8
Glasgow +18 15 £355 +5.18% 6
Kent +23 14 £450 - 1
Staines +7 13 £538 - 2
Bedfordshire +4 13 £350 +7.69% 6
Hampshire +9 12 £350 +16.66% 13
Devon -7 12 £475 +5.55% 4
Edinburgh +23 11 £350 - 5

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 737 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (33.20%) Android
3 439 (28.64%) HTML
4 427 (27.85%) Apple iOS
5 398 (25.96%) JavaScript
6 384 (25.05%) User Experience
7 370 (24.14%) Java
8 354 (23.09%) CSS
9 289 (18.85%) TDD
10 264 (17.22%) Android Development
11 260 (16.96%) Scrum
12 240 (15.66%) Finance
13 189 (12.33%) Web Services
14 188 (12.26%) iOS Development
15 182 (11.87%) C#
16 181 (11.81%) Mobile Application Development
17 179 (11.68%) Git (software)
18 166 (10.83%) Banking
19 165 (10.76%) AngularJS
20 163 (10.63%) Front End Development
20 163 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
21 161 (10.50%) .NET
22 160 (10.44%) REST
23 157 (10.24%) HTML5
24 154 (10.05%) JSON
24 154 (10.05%) Prototyping
25 153 (9.98%) RESTful
26 152 (9.92%) Mobile Development
27 147 (9.59%) E-Commerce
28 135 (8.81%) 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 40 (2.61%) Confluence
2 38 (2.48%) CMS
3 21 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.98%) Apache
5 14 (0.91%) JBoss
6 11 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (0.59%) Mule
9 8 (0.52%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.46%) WordPress
11 6 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.39%) nginx
12 5 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.33%) IIS
12 5 (0.33%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.26%) Drupal
13 4 (0.26%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (2.02%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (0.65%) InVision
8 9 (0.59%) Flinto
8 9 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.26%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.13%) InDesign
13 1 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.065%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 30 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.46%) SAP CRM
2 7 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.26%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.065%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.065%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.065%) TRIRIGA
7 1 (0.065%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (3.33%) GitHub
4 20 (1.30%) SaaS
5 19 (1.24%) Office 365
6 18 (1.17%) PaaS
7 13 (0.85%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (0.65%) Google Play
9 10 (0.65%) Google Tag Manager
9 10 (0.65%) IaaS
10 8 (0.52%) TestFlight
11 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.46%) CloudBees
11 7 (0.46%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.39%) Heroku
13 5 (0.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.98%) Internet
2 28 (1.83%) HTTP
3 17 (1.11%) DNS
4 12 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (0.65%) Bluetooth
6 8 (0.52%) LDAP
6 8 (0.52%) Skype
7 7 (0.46%) Intranet
7 7 (0.46%) RTP
7 7 (0.46%) RTSP
7 7 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.46%) VPN
8 5 (0.33%) Firewall
8 5 (0.33%) GSM
8 5 (0.33%) HSPA
8 5 (0.33%) LTE
8 5 (0.33%) WCDMA
9 4 (0.26%) LAN
9 4 (0.26%) NFC
9 4 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.78%) MySQL
3 38 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 35 (2.28%) SQLite
5 31 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 21 (1.37%) Big Data
6 21 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.59%) GIS
9 9 (0.59%) MS Access
9 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.52%) CouchDB
11 6 (0.39%) Blockchain
11 6 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.33%) DataStax
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 179 (11.68%) Git (software)
2 126 (8.22%) JIRA
3 125 (8.15%) Jenkins
4 86 (5.61%) Selenium
5 76 (4.96%) Calabash
6 68 (4.44%) JUnit
7 65 (4.24%) Xcode
8 64 (4.17%) Android Studio
9 60 (3.91%) Cucumber
10 45 (2.94%) Gradle
10 45 (2.94%) Grunt
11 44 (2.87%) gulp
12 39 (2.54%) Appium
13 35 (2.28%) Subversion
13 35 (2.28%) WebDriver
14 31 (2.02%) Axure RP
15 30 (1.96%) Eclipse
15 30 (1.96%) Visual Studio
16 27 (1.76%) Maven
17 23 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 240 (15.66%) Finance
2 166 (10.83%) Banking
3 88 (5.74%) Retail
4 72 (4.70%) Marketing
5 31 (2.02%) Publishing
5 31 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.37%) Automotive
7 21 (1.37%) Legal
8 18 (1.17%) Games
9 13 (0.85%) Back Office
10 12 (0.78%) Advertising
10 12 (0.78%) Billing
11 10 (0.65%) Front Office
12 9 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.52%) Electronics
13 8 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.39%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 725 (47.29%) Developer
2 206 (13.44%) Android Developer
3 198 (12.92%) Designer
4 151 (9.85%) UX Designer
5 147 (9.59%) iOS Developer
6 108 (7.05%) Architect
7 107 (6.98%) Mobile Developer
8 99 (6.46%) Analyst
9 80 (5.22%) Senior Developer
10 77 (5.02%) Applications Developer
11 68 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 66 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
12 66 (4.31%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 65 (4.24%) .NET Developer
13 65 (4.24%) Java Developer
14 57 (3.72%) UI Designer
15 55 (3.59%) Tester
15 55 (3.59%) Xamarin Developer
16 52 (3.39%) Project Manager
17 49 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (28.64%) HTML
2 354 (23.09%) CSS
3 189 (12.33%) Web Services
4 165 (10.76%) AngularJS
5 161 (10.50%) .NET
6 160 (10.44%) REST
7 157 (10.24%) HTML5
8 154 (10.05%) JSON
9 153 (9.98%) RESTful
10 133 (8.68%) Node.js
11 129 (8.41%) React
12 113 (7.37%) Android SDK
13 103 (6.72%) XML
14 100 (6.52%) CSS3
15 94 (6.13%) SOAP
16 84 (5.48%) jQuery
17 67 (4.37%) ASP.NET
18 65 (4.24%) React Native
19 57 (3.72%) Apache Cordova
20 52 (3.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 384 (25.05%) User Experience
2 92 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (3.26%) iPhone
5 36 (2.35%) Animation
5 36 (2.35%) Fintech
6 33 (2.15%) iPad
7 32 (2.09%) Computer Science
8 31 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
9 22 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.44%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.24%) Smart Meter
11 18 (1.17%) Social Media
12 16 (1.04%) Data Structures
13 14 (0.91%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.72%) Graphic Design
15 10 (0.65%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
15 10 (0.65%) Equities
15 10 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 509 (33.20%) Android
2 427 (27.85%) Apple iOS
3 91 (5.94%) Windows
4 54 (3.52%) Linux
5 17 (1.11%) Unix
6 11 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.52%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.33%) zOS
11 4 (0.26%) AIX
12 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.13%) CentOS
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (18.85%) TDD
3 264 (17.22%) Android Development
4 260 (16.96%) Scrum
5 188 (12.26%) iOS Development
6 181 (11.81%) Mobile Application Development
7 163 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
7 163 (10.63%) Front End Development
8 154 (10.05%) Prototyping
9 152 (9.92%) Mobile Development
10 147 (9.59%) E-Commerce
11 120 (7.83%) BDD
12 110 (7.18%) OO
12 110 (7.18%) Rapid Prototyping
13 102 (6.65%) MVC
14 93 (6.07%) Web Design
15 88 (5.74%) DevOps
16 84 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 83 (5.41%) Wireframes
18 82 (5.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 398 (25.96%) JavaScript
2 370 (24.14%) Java
3 182 (11.87%) C#
4 135 (8.81%) Apple Swift
5 117 (7.63%) Objective-C
6 110 (7.18%) SQL
7 72 (4.70%) Python
8 61 (3.98%) Ruby
9 60 (3.91%) C++
10 44 (2.87%) PHP
11 31 (2.02%) ES6
12 30 (1.96%) C
13 17 (1.11%) Groovy
14 16 (1.04%) Scala
15 13 (0.85%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.78%) VB
17 11 (0.72%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.59%) Perl
19 7 (0.46%) Go
19 7 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (7.05%) Degree
2 29 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 14 (0.91%) ISEB
4 12 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.59%) PMP
8 8 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.52%) OSCP
9 7 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.39%) CEH
11 5 (0.33%) CISA
11 5 (0.33%) CISSP
12 4 (0.26%) MCSD
13 3 (0.20%) CIPD
14 2 (0.13%) CCNP
14 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.24%) QA
2 11 (0.72%) SDET
3 10 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.52%) PMO
5 4 (0.26%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.26%) SLA
6 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.065%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.065%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.065%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.30%) Docker
3 6 (0.39%) Firmware
3 6 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.065%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.065%) XenApp
5 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (1.17%) HockeyApp
2 9 (0.59%) SCCM
3 8 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.46%) Puppet
5 5 (0.33%) HP Fortify
5 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 4 (0.26%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.26%) Ansible
6 4 (0.26%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.20%) Terraform
8 2 (0.13%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.065%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.065%) Kibana
9 1 (0.065%) Mesos
9 1 (0.065%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.065%) Packer
9 1 (0.065%) Salt
9 1 (0.065%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (7.24%) Microsoft
2 107 (6.98%) Xamarin
3 74 (4.83%) Apple
4 62 (4.04%) Adobe
5 55 (3.59%) Google
6 35 (2.28%) Oracle
7 34 (2.22%) SAP
8 14 (0.91%) IBM
9 13 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.72%) Infragistics
11 9 (0.59%) Splunk
11 9 (0.59%) Tealium
12 8 (0.52%) Telerik
12 8 (0.52%) Zend
13 7 (0.46%) Brightcove
13 7 (0.46%) Citrix
13 7 (0.46%) Facebook
14 6 (0.39%) AppDynamics
14 6 (0.39%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.39%) Red Hat
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 300-500pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
KV Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Potential remote working
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day 3 Months Contract
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: please quote
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Berkeley Square IT
Rate: £500 - £700 Per Day Outside of IR35
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary, bonus and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £465 - £466 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £475 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £400- £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago