Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 636 686 651
Rank change year-on-year +50 -35 -15
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 249 196 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 149 169
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £298
90th Percentile £556 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -7.81% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.29% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mobile Application Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 15 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 6 months to 21 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 +73 241 £425 -1.73% 60
London +51 153 £450 - 25
UK excluding London +2 92 £369 -7.81% 36
North of England +33 28 £350 -17.65% 5
South East +4 26 £400 -13.51% 12
Midlands +23 12 £388 -9.36% 7
North West +10 11 £431 -21.59% 3
South West 0 10 £363 +3.57% 8
East of England -7 10 £350 - 3
North East +71 9 £305 -2.40% 2
Yorkshire +10 8 £344 +10.00%
East Midlands - 7 £450 - 4
West Midlands +18 5 £313 -26.90% 3
Scotland -12 5 £375 -
Wales +10 1 £400 +6.67%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 249 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 127 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (48.19%) JavaScript
4 79 (31.73%) Android
5 78 (31.33%) Apple iOS
6 73 (29.32%) HTML
7 72 (28.92%) Java
8 57 (22.89%) TDD
9 54 (21.69%) MVC
10 51 (20.48%) iOS Development
11 50 (20.08%) AngularJS
12 49 (19.68%) Android Development
13 47 (18.88%) Finance
14 46 (18.47%) SQL
15 44 (17.67%) SOA
15 44 (17.67%) Open Source
16 43 (17.27%) C#
17 42 (16.87%) Web Application Development
18 41 (16.47%) Open Source Development
18 41 (16.47%) CSS
18 41 (16.47%) Scrum
19 39 (15.66%) .NET
20 33 (13.25%) User Experience
20 33 (13.25%) Test Automation
21 32 (12.85%) HTML5
22 31 (12.45%) Web Services
23 30 (12.05%) Objective-C
23 30 (12.05%) React
23 30 (12.05%) Mobile Development
24 29 (11.65%) Mockito

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 27 (10.84%) CMS
2 13 (5.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.81%) Apache
5 6 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.01%) Confluence
7 4 (1.61%) IIS
7 4 (1.61%) JBoss
7 4 (1.61%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.61%) WordPress
8 3 (1.20%) Drupal
8 3 (1.20%) Kentico
8 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (2.41%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.80%) UXPin
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.81%) npm
4 4 (1.61%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.20%) GitHub
5 3 (1.20%) Office 365
6 2 (0.80%) Google Play
6 2 (0.80%) PaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.40%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.61%) HTTP
2 7 (2.81%) Internet
2 7 (2.81%) Intranet
3 4 (1.61%) Skype
4 3 (1.20%) 3G
4 3 (1.20%) GSM
4 3 (1.20%) HSPA
4 3 (1.20%) LTE
4 3 (1.20%) VoLTE
4 3 (1.20%) VoWiFi
4 3 (1.20%) WCDMA
5 2 (0.80%) DNS
5 2 (0.80%) NFC
5 2 (0.80%) SMS
6 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.40%) CTI
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.83%) NoSQL
2 14 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.41%) MySQL
5 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.40%) GIS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (11.65%) JUnit
1 29 (11.65%) Mockito
2 26 (10.44%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.84%) jMock
4 18 (7.23%) JIRA
5 16 (6.43%) Jasmine
6 13 (5.22%) Grunt
6 13 (5.22%) gulp
6 13 (5.22%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (4.42%) NUnit
8 9 (3.61%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.21%) Mocha
9 8 (3.21%) Selenium
9 8 (3.21%) Sinon.JS
9 8 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.41%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.61%) Android Studio
11 4 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (1.61%) Bower
11 4 (1.61%) Cucumber
General
1 47 (18.88%) Finance
2 27 (10.84%) Banking
3 18 (7.23%) Marketing
4 8 (3.21%) Retail
5 5 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.01%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.61%) Publishing
6 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 3 (1.20%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 161 (64.66%) Developer
2 27 (10.84%) Analyst
3 26 (10.44%) .NET Developer
3 26 (10.44%) Android Developer
4 25 (10.04%) iOS Developer
5 24 (9.64%) Business Analyst
6 20 (8.03%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.23%) C# Developer
7 18 (7.23%) Mobile Developer
8 14 (5.62%) Applications Developer
8 14 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (5.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (4.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 11 (4.42%) Architect
11 11 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.42%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.42%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.61%) Digital Project Manager
12 9 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.61%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (29.32%) HTML
2 50 (20.08%) AngularJS
3 41 (16.47%) CSS
4 39 (15.66%) .NET
5 32 (12.85%) HTML5
6 31 (12.45%) Web Services
7 30 (12.05%) React
8 29 (11.65%) jQuery
8 29 (11.65%) SOAP
9 28 (11.24%) Node.js
10 27 (10.84%) J2EE
11 24 (9.64%) Spring
12 23 (9.24%) ASP.NET
13 20 (8.03%) Apache Cordova
13 20 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (8.03%) React Native
13 20 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (7.63%) Hibernate
14 19 (7.63%) Spring MVC
15 17 (6.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 249 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 33 (13.25%) User Experience
3 27 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.43%) Social Media
5 14 (5.62%) Virtual Team
6 11 (4.42%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.81%) iPad
10 5 (2.01%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.61%) Fintech
12 3 (1.20%) iPhone
12 3 (1.20%) Wiki
13 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.80%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.80%) Minimum Viable Product
14 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.40%) DataPower
14 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (31.73%) Android
2 78 (31.33%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.02%) Windows
4 11 (4.42%) Linux
5 2 (0.80%) Unix
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.40%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (22.89%) TDD
3 54 (21.69%) MVC
4 51 (20.48%) iOS Development
5 49 (19.68%) Android Development
6 44 (17.67%) Open Source
6 44 (17.67%) SOA
7 42 (16.87%) Web Application Development
8 41 (16.47%) Open Source Development
8 41 (16.47%) Scrum
9 33 (13.25%) Test Automation
10 30 (12.05%) Mobile Development
11 29 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (10.44%) BDD
13 24 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (9.24%) E-Commerce
15 19 (7.63%) DevOps
15 19 (7.63%) Front End Development
16 17 (6.83%) Business Analysis
17 16 (6.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (48.19%) JavaScript
2 72 (28.92%) Java
3 46 (18.47%) SQL
4 43 (17.27%) C#
5 30 (12.05%) Objective-C
6 26 (10.44%) Apple Swift
7 14 (5.62%) Ruby
8 12 (4.82%) PHP
9 9 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.01%) C++
10 5 (2.01%) XAML
11 4 (1.61%) C
11 4 (1.61%) ES6
12 3 (1.20%) Python
12 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.80%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.80%) R
13 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (6.43%) Degree
2 8 (3.21%) APMP
3 7 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) IIBA
5 1 (0.40%) MCP
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.43%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.40%) PMO
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (7.63%) Adobe
2 13 (5.22%) Xamarin
3 11 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.61%) Google
5 7 (2.81%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.41%) Apple
6 6 (2.41%) SAP
7 5 (2.01%) IBM
7 5 (2.01%) Sybase
8 4 (1.61%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.61%) Tableau
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle
9 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.80%) Apigee
10 2 (0.80%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.80%) Splunk
11 1 (0.40%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.40%) CA
11 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.40%) Twitter