Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 176 158
Rank change year-on-year +27 -18 0
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 1874 1587 1781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.82% 1.51% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.40% 4.56% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1297 1089 1296
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +5.79% +3.68%
10th Percentile £307 £297 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 12
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £38.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.98% -17.21% +58.27%
10th Percentile £13.73 £10.00 £17.76
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year +19.21% +21.77% +121.43%

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 34725 34822 36974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.68% 33.08% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23034 22825 23509
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1022 1194 1462
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 1794 £440 +3.53% 404
London +34 1057 £450 - 192
UK excluding London +29 798 £400 - 224
South East +34 238 £400 -4.76% 55
North of England +49 211 £409 +2.19% 64
Midlands +24 110 £400 +6.67% 28
North West +32 99 £400 -5.88% 45
East of England -26 93 £350 -6.67% 25
South West +13 86 £363 -19.44% 40
Yorkshire -10 71 £423 +11.18% 16
West Midlands +21 58 £400 +6.67% 18
East Midlands +9 52 £425 +13.33% 9
Scotland -14 50 £375 +5.26% 7
North East +82 43 £413 +25.00% 3
Northern Ireland -29 11 £410 - 4
Wales +8 7 £400 -5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 959 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 585 (31.22%) Android
3 554 (29.56%) Apple iOS
4 500 (26.68%) JavaScript
5 448 (23.91%) User Experience
6 437 (23.32%) HTML
7 428 (22.84%) Java
8 395 (21.08%) CSS
9 357 (19.05%) Scrum
10 332 (17.72%) Finance
10 332 (17.72%) TDD
11 278 (14.83%) Android Development
12 271 (14.46%) Test Automation
13 255 (13.61%) iOS Development
14 246 (13.13%) Mobile Application Development
15 223 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
16 210 (11.21%) Git (software)
17 208 (11.10%) RESTful
18 203 (10.83%) QA
18 203 (10.83%) BDD
19 199 (10.62%) C#
20 198 (10.57%) Web Services
21 196 (10.46%) SQL
22 195 (10.41%) HTML5
22 195 (10.41%) Banking
23 188 (10.03%) AngularJS
24 175 (9.34%) Mobile Development
25 174 (9.28%) Apple Swift
26 170 (9.07%) E-Commerce
27 156 (8.32%) Objective-C

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 79 (4.22%) CMS
2 57 (3.04%) Confluence
3 33 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 25 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 24 (1.28%) Apache
5 24 (1.28%) JBoss
6 23 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (0.75%) Drupal
10 14 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.64%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.64%) GlassFish
11 12 (0.64%) IIS
12 10 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.53%) WildFly
13 9 (0.48%) Mule
13 9 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (3.79%) Photoshop
2 49 (2.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 44 (2.35%) InVision
4 28 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
5 27 (1.44%) OmniGraffle
6 19 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.69%) Flinto
8 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
11 6 (0.32%) UXPin
12 4 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.16%) GIMP
13 3 (0.16%) InDesign
13 3 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.053%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 14 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.21%) Magento
4 4 (0.21%) Maximo
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.16%) Radian6
5 3 (0.16%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.053%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.053%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 108 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.35%) GitHub
4 28 (1.49%) Office 365
4 28 (1.49%) PaaS
5 22 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (1.12%) npm
7 20 (1.07%) SaaS
8 19 (1.01%) Google Play
8 19 (1.01%) Sauce Labs
9 17 (0.91%) IaaS
10 16 (0.85%) Firebase
11 14 (0.75%) Slack
12 13 (0.69%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 10 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
15 9 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
16 8 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
17 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
17 7 (0.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.04%) Internet
2 23 (1.23%) HTTP
3 21 (1.12%) Bluetooth
4 18 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (0.80%) VPN
6 12 (0.64%) SMS
7 10 (0.53%) FTP
7 10 (0.53%) Intranet
7 10 (0.53%) Skype
8 7 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.32%) NFC
9 6 (0.32%) WAN
10 5 (0.27%) LAN
11 4 (0.21%) 3G
11 4 (0.21%) CTI
11 4 (0.21%) GSM
11 4 (0.21%) HSPA
11 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.21%) LTE
11 4 (0.21%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (3.58%) NoSQL
2 60 (3.20%) SQL Server
3 57 (3.04%) MySQL
4 56 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 52 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
6 35 (1.87%) Big Data
7 27 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (1.44%) Redis
8 24 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 18 (0.96%) SQLite
10 16 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.64%) Neo4j
12 11 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (0.59%) Couchbase
12 11 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.53%) Blockchain
14 9 (0.48%) CouchDB
14 9 (0.48%) DB2
15 8 (0.43%) DB2 UDB
16 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 210 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 150 (8.00%) JIRA
3 147 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 125 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 107 (5.71%) Appium
6 102 (5.44%) Selenium
7 76 (4.06%) JUnit
8 58 (3.09%) Calabash
9 53 (2.83%) Axure RP
9 53 (2.83%) Xcode
10 44 (2.35%) Jasmine
11 42 (2.24%) Grunt
11 42 (2.24%) Mockito
12 40 (2.13%) WebDriver
13 39 (2.08%) gulp
14 37 (1.97%) Visual Studio
15 33 (1.76%) Android Studio
16 31 (1.65%) Subversion
17 25 (1.33%) webpack
18 24 (1.28%) NUnit
General
1 332 (17.72%) Finance
2 195 (10.41%) Banking
3 127 (6.78%) Retail
4 104 (5.55%) Marketing
5 41 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 30 (1.60%) Publishing
7 28 (1.49%) Games
8 24 (1.28%) Advertising
9 18 (0.96%) Retail Banking
10 14 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
11 11 (0.59%) Legal
12 9 (0.48%) Automotive
12 9 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.48%) Law
13 8 (0.43%) Electronics
14 5 (0.27%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.21%) Back Office
15 4 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 858 (45.78%) Developer
2 200 (10.67%) Designer
3 196 (10.46%) Android Developer
4 168 (8.96%) iOS Developer
5 152 (8.11%) Analyst
6 135 (7.20%) UX Designer
7 114 (6.08%) Senior Developer
8 106 (5.66%) Architect
9 103 (5.50%) Mobile Developer
10 90 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 81 (4.32%) Business Analyst
11 81 (4.32%) Xamarin Developer
12 80 (4.27%) Applications Developer
13 76 (4.06%) Project Manager
14 73 (3.90%) Tester
15 63 (3.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 52 (2.77%) Java Developer
17 48 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
17 48 (2.56%) UI Designer
18 47 (2.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (23.32%) HTML
2 395 (21.08%) CSS
3 208 (11.10%) RESTful
4 198 (10.57%) Web Services
5 195 (10.41%) HTML5
6 188 (10.03%) AngularJS
7 151 (8.06%) REST
8 148 (7.90%) .NET
9 142 (7.58%) XML
10 141 (7.52%) JSON
11 133 (7.10%) React
12 132 (7.04%) Node.js
13 127 (6.78%) SOAP
14 125 (6.67%) CSS3
15 103 (5.50%) React Native
16 97 (5.18%) jQuery
17 90 (4.80%) Android SDK
18 75 (4.00%) Spring
19 66 (3.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 65 (3.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 448 (23.91%) User Experience
2 100 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 61 (3.26%) Social Media
5 59 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 37 (1.97%) Fintech
7 37 (1.97%) iPad
8 27 (1.44%) Video on Demand
9 26 (1.39%) iPhone
10 25 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
11 23 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 22 (1.17%) Graphic Design
13 21 (1.12%) Animation
14 17 (0.91%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.69%) IPTV
15 13 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
16 12 (0.64%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 585 (31.22%) Android
2 554 (29.56%) Apple iOS
3 104 (5.55%) Windows
4 67 (3.58%) Linux
5 30 (1.60%) Unix
6 23 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
7 15 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.48%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.43%) zOS
10 7 (0.37%) AIX
11 6 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.27%) CentOS
12 5 (0.27%) Solaris
12 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.27%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.053%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.053%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.053%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.053%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 959 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (19.05%) Scrum
3 332 (17.72%) TDD
4 278 (14.83%) Android Development
5 271 (14.46%) Test Automation
6 255 (13.61%) iOS Development
7 246 (13.13%) Mobile Application Development
8 223 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 203 (10.83%) BDD
10 175 (9.34%) Mobile Development
11 170 (9.07%) E-Commerce
12 151 (8.06%) Front End Development
13 138 (7.36%) Prototyping
14 130 (6.94%) Wireframes
15 129 (6.88%) MVC
16 125 (6.67%) DevOps
17 115 (6.14%) Kanban
18 109 (5.82%) Software Engineering
19 104 (5.55%) Open Source
20 94 (5.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 500 (26.68%) JavaScript
2 428 (22.84%) Java
3 199 (10.62%) C#
4 196 (10.46%) SQL
5 174 (9.28%) Apple Swift
6 156 (8.32%) Objective-C
7 80 (4.27%) Ruby
8 66 (3.52%) Python
9 60 (3.20%) ES6
10 54 (2.88%) PHP
11 42 (2.24%) C
12 38 (2.03%) C++
13 24 (1.28%) Scala
14 22 (1.17%) Go
15 18 (0.96%) Kotlin
15 18 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.75%) T-SQL
16 14 (0.75%) TypeScript
17 11 (0.59%) GraphQL
17 11 (0.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 144 (7.68%) Degree
2 38 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 15 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.75%) ISEB
6 10 (0.53%) CISM
6 10 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (0.43%) APMP
7 8 (0.43%) PMP
8 7 (0.37%) CEH
8 7 (0.37%) CISSP
8 7 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.16%) CISA
12 3 (0.16%) GCIA
12 3 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (10.83%) QA
2 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.27%) PMO
4 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.21%) GDPR
5 3 (0.16%) PSD2
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) SLA
6 2 (0.11%) WAI
7 1 (0.053%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.053%) MiFID
System Software
1 96 (5.12%) Docker
2 35 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.27%) vCloud
4 5 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.27%) vSphere
5 3 (0.16%) Firmware
6 1 (0.053%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.053%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.053%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.12%) Puppet
4 14 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 13 (0.69%) SCCM
6 12 (0.64%) Ansible
7 10 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.43%) Terraform
9 5 (0.27%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.16%) HockeyApp
10 3 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 2 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.053%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.053%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.053%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.053%) Mesos
12 1 (0.053%) Oozie
12 1 (0.053%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.053%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 133 (7.10%) Xamarin
2 94 (5.02%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.27%) Adobe
4 64 (3.42%) Apple
5 63 (3.36%) Google
6 46 (2.45%) Oracle
6 46 (2.45%) SAP
7 25 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 23 (1.23%) HP
8 23 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.01%) IBM
10 16 (0.85%) hybris
11 14 (0.75%) Samsung
12 11 (0.59%) AppDynamics
13 10 (0.53%) Zend
14 9 (0.48%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 8 (0.43%) CA
15 8 (0.43%) Red Hat
16 7 (0.37%) Sybase
17 6 (0.32%) Sitecore