The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mobile Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Development
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 473 539 497
Rank change year-on-year +66 -42  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 130 104 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 74 93
Median daily rate £390 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £405 £345
% change year-on-year -7.40% +17.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £37.99 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -1.17%  

Mobile Application Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39559 44852 45349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25807 29750 29034
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1082 1276
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Application Development in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Application Development in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Application Development in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Application Development in the UK

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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 +57 126 £400 -11.11% 70
London -14 55 £425 -6.59% 28
North West +34 14 £400 -10.11% 13
South East +13 12 £400 -8.57% 15
East of England +1 11 £400 +14.28% 3
City of London -3 9 £363 -23.68% 6
East Midlands -2 8 £375 -22.27% 1
Tyne and Wear +84 7 £319 -5.20% 1
North East +73 7 £319 -5.20% 1
South West +10 7 £338 -43.98% 4
Yorkshire +28 6 £338 - 1
Cheshire +28 6 £400 -11.84% 2
Manchester +17 6 £500 +21.95% 10
Surrey +12 6 £400 +11.11%
Knutsford - 6 £400 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +82 5 £319 -5.20% 1
West Midlands +19 5 £338 -3.57% 4
Scotland +40 4 £331 +23.83% 2
Nottingham +7 4 £413 -32.92%
Nottinghamshire -5 4 £413 -4.62%
Essex -11 4 - -
Devon - 4 £405 - 1
Bromley - 4 £375 -
Chelmsford - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £338 - 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £450 -
Birmingham +17 3 £450 +28.57% 1
Exeter - 3 - - 1
Leeds - 3 £338 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 219 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 105 (47.95%) JavaScript
3 92 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (36.99%) Apple iOS
5 78 (35.62%) Android
6 73 (33.33%) HTML
7 60 (27.40%) TDD
8 58 (26.48%) Java
9 54 (24.66%) C#
10 53 (24.20%) Android Development
11 51 (23.29%) iOS Development
12 46 (21.00%) CSS
13 44 (20.09%) AngularJS
14 42 (19.18%) Finance
15 40 (18.26%) React
16 38 (17.35%) HTML5
16 38 (17.35%) MVC
17 37 (16.89%) .NET
18 36 (16.44%) Xamarin
19 35 (15.98%) Web Services
19 35 (15.98%) Scrum
20 34 (15.53%) User Experience
21 33 (15.07%) Spring
22 31 (14.16%) jQuery
23 29 (13.24%) SOAP
24 28 (12.79%) Hibernate
24 28 (12.79%) Open Source
25 27 (12.33%) Node.js
25 27 (12.33%) JUnit
26 26 (11.87%) J2EE

Mobile Application Development
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 17 (7.76%) CMS
2 8 (3.65%) JBoss
3 7 (3.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (3.20%) WordPress
4 6 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.28%) IIS
5 5 (2.28%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.37%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.91%) Confluence
7 2 (0.91%) Drupal
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.46%) Documentum
8 1 (0.46%) Mule
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.74%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.46%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.28%) GitHub
4 4 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.46%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.20%) Internet
2 6 (2.74%) X.509
3 5 (2.28%) HTTP
4 3 (1.37%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.37%) DNS
4 3 (1.37%) Intranet
4 3 (1.37%) NFC
4 3 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.46%) CTI
5 1 (0.46%) Extranet
5 1 (0.46%) SMS
5 1 (0.46%) SSL
5 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.57%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.74%) MySQL
4 5 (2.28%) Big Data
5 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.46%) GIS
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.46%) QlikView
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (12.33%) JUnit
2 22 (10.05%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.13%) jMock
3 20 (9.13%) Mockito
4 14 (6.39%) Grunt
4 14 (6.39%) gulp
5 10 (4.57%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.57%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.11%) Jasmine
6 9 (4.11%) JIRA
6 9 (4.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (4.11%) Mocha
7 8 (3.65%) Sinon.JS
7 8 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.20%) NUnit
9 6 (2.74%) Xcode
10 5 (2.28%) Subversion
10 5 (2.28%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.83%) git-flow
12 3 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (19.18%) Finance
2 25 (11.42%) Banking
3 12 (5.48%) Marketing
4 11 (5.02%) Retail
5 4 (1.83%) Electronics
5 4 (1.83%) Games
6 3 (1.37%) Advertising
6 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.91%) Back Office
7 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.91%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 155 (70.78%) Developer
2 30 (13.70%) iOS Developer
3 29 (13.24%) Android Developer
4 28 (12.79%) Mobile Developer
5 27 (12.33%) Xamarin Developer
6 25 (11.42%) Applications Developer
7 24 (10.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 21 (9.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 17 (7.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (6.39%) iOS Android Developer
11 13 (5.94%) Java Developer
12 12 (5.48%) Senior Developer
13 11 (5.02%) Analyst
14 10 (4.57%) Business Analyst
15 9 (4.11%) .NET Developer
15 9 (4.11%) Architect
16 8 (3.65%) C# Developer
17 7 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
17 7 (3.20%) Software Developer
18 6 (2.74%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (33.33%) HTML
2 46 (21.00%) CSS
3 44 (20.09%) AngularJS
4 40 (18.26%) React
5 38 (17.35%) HTML5
6 37 (16.89%) .NET
7 35 (15.98%) Web Services
8 33 (15.07%) Spring
9 31 (14.16%) jQuery
10 29 (13.24%) SOAP
11 28 (12.79%) Hibernate
12 27 (12.33%) Node.js
13 26 (11.87%) J2EE
14 25 (11.42%) REST
15 24 (10.96%) CSS3
16 20 (9.13%) Spring MVC
17 19 (8.68%) JSON
18 18 (8.22%) Apache Cordova
18 18 (8.22%) RESTful
19 16 (7.31%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 219 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 34 (15.53%) User Experience
3 17 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.02%) Fintech
7 7 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.20%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.28%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.28%) Social Media
9 4 (1.83%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.83%) Motion Graphics
10 3 (1.37%) EPoS
10 3 (1.37%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.37%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.91%) Life Science
11 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.91%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 81 (36.99%) Apple iOS
2 78 (35.62%) Android
3 12 (5.48%) Windows
4 6 (2.74%) Linux
5 3 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (27.40%) TDD
3 53 (24.20%) Android Development
4 51 (23.29%) iOS Development
5 38 (17.35%) MVC
6 35 (15.98%) Scrum
7 28 (12.79%) Open Source
8 26 (11.87%) Web Application Development
9 25 (11.42%) Open Source Development
10 24 (10.96%) Front End Development
10 24 (10.96%) SOA
11 23 (10.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (8.68%) Web Design
13 18 (8.22%) Web Development
14 17 (7.76%) Mobile Development
15 16 (7.31%) BDD
15 16 (7.31%) E-Commerce
16 12 (5.48%) DevOps
16 12 (5.48%) OO
17 11 (5.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 105 (47.95%) JavaScript
2 58 (26.48%) Java
3 54 (24.66%) C#
4 25 (11.42%) Objective-C
5 22 (10.05%) Apple Swift
6 19 (8.68%) SQL
7 15 (6.85%) C++
8 12 (5.48%) Ruby
9 10 (4.57%) PHP
10 9 (4.11%) XAML
11 6 (2.74%) Python
12 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.91%) C
13 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.91%) VB
14 1 (0.46%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.46%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.46%) Perl
14 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (2.28%) Degree
2 4 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.46%) MCP
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.94%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.46%) PMO
2 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 36 (16.44%) Xamarin
2 15 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.94%) Adobe
4 11 (5.02%) Oracle
5 6 (2.74%) Apple
6 5 (2.28%) Google
7 3 (1.37%) IBM
7 3 (1.37%) SAP
8 2 (0.91%) Apigee
8 2 (0.91%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.91%) Splunk
8 2 (0.91%) Tealium
8 2 (0.91%) Twitter
9 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.46%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.46%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.46%) hybris
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.46%) Tableau
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