The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Mobile Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 610 564 570
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 41 60 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.12% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 25
Median daily rate £400 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £344
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Mobile Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

Mobile Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer within the UK.

Mobile Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Mobile Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer within the UK.

Mobile Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
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 Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -26 41 £400 +16.36% 14
South East -6 11 £400 +15.94% 4
London -30 11 £385 +9.85% 3
Yorkshire +15 8 £450 +50.00%
West Yorkshire +3 7 £450 +50.00%
Leeds -5 7 £450 +50.00%
West Sussex - 7 £400 -
North West -9 4 - - 2
East Midlands +20 3 £250 -16.66% 3
East of England +7 3 £400 +25.00%
Crawley - 3 £450 -
Gatwick - 3 £400 -
Berkshire -6 2 £313 -
Manchester -7 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £313 -
Chester - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - - 1
Norwich - 2 £400 -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 2
Norfolk - 2 £400 -
City of London +32 1 £393 -1.87% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £250 -16.66% 1
South West -5 1 £325 +1.96% 1
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Essex - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Sussex - 1 £385 -
Salford - 1 - -

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Mobile Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

1 67 (97.10%) Mobile App
2 45 (65.22%) Apple iOS
3 40 (57.97%) Android
4 33 (47.83%) iOS Development
5 24 (34.78%) Android Development
5 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (31.88%) Mobile Development
7 21 (30.43%) Objective-C
8 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
9 18 (26.09%) HTML
10 16 (23.19%) Java
11 15 (21.74%) Apple Swift
12 14 (20.29%) Windows
13 13 (18.84%) Retail
14 12 (17.39%) CSS
14 12 (17.39%) HTML5
14 12 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
15 10 (14.49%) User Experience
15 10 (14.49%) REST
16 9 (13.04%) CSS3
16 9 (13.04%) PhoneGap
16 9 (13.04%) Mobile Banking
16 9 (13.04%) .NET
16 9 (13.04%) Banking
17 8 (11.59%) JSON
17 8 (11.59%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (11.59%) C#
17 8 (11.59%) Cocoa
18 7 (10.14%) MVC
18 7 (10.14%) TDD

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (7.25%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (7.25%) Mule
2 3 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Google Play
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.45%) 4G
2 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQLite
3 2 (2.90%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Xcode
2 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.90%) Android Studio
4 2 (2.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (2.90%) JIRA
5 1 (1.45%) Appium
5 1 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.45%) Calabash
5 1 (1.45%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.45%) Gradle
5 1 (1.45%) JUnit
5 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 13 (18.84%) Retail
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Advertising
5 3 (4.35%) Publishing
6 2 (2.90%) Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) Finance
7 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) HTML
2 12 (17.39%) CSS
2 12 (17.39%) HTML5
3 10 (14.49%) REST
4 9 (13.04%) .NET
4 9 (13.04%) CSS3
4 9 (13.04%) PhoneGap
5 8 (11.59%) Cocoa
5 8 (11.59%) JSON
6 7 (10.14%) Cocoa Touch
6 7 (10.14%) RESTful
7 6 (8.70%) Android SDK
7 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (8.70%) Web Services
8 5 (7.25%) Entity Framework
8 5 (7.25%) XML
9 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.80%) Core Animation
9 4 (5.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 67 (97.10%) Mobile App
2 10 (14.49%) User Experience
3 9 (13.04%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (7.25%) iPhone
5 4 (5.80%) Animation
5 4 (5.80%) iPad
6 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.45%) BYOD
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Social Network
7 1 (1.45%) Telematics
7 1 (1.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 45 (65.22%) Apple iOS
2 40 (57.97%) Android
3 14 (20.29%) Windows
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Phone
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) iOS Development
2 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Android Development
3 22 (31.88%) Mobile Development
4 12 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (10.14%) MVC
5 7 (10.14%) TDD
6 6 (8.70%) Scrum
7 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.80%) BDD
8 4 (5.80%) OO
9 3 (4.35%) DevOps
9 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.35%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.35%) Validation
10 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.90%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (2.90%) Open Source
10 2 (2.90%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) Objective-C
2 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.19%) Java
4 15 (21.74%) Apple Swift
5 8 (11.59%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.80%) XAML
7 3 (4.35%) VB
7 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.90%) C
8 2 (2.90%) COBOL
8 2 (2.90%) ECMAScript
8 2 (2.90%) ES6
9 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Apple
2 4 (5.80%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.35%) Google
3 3 (4.35%) ION Trading
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
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