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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 636 612 555
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 24 62 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 47 29
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -
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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 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 Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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 -49 24 £375 +7.14% 11
London -8 10 £375 +15.38% 3
Yorkshire +2 7 £331 +10.41% 1
West Yorkshire 0 7 £331 +10.41% 1
Halifax - 6 £331 -
South East -6 4 £450 +24.13% 3
Crawley - 3 £450 -
West Sussex - 3 £450 -
Manchester -8 2 £410 +5.12% 2
North West -16 2 £410 +5.80% 2
City of London +47 1 £340 +36.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 1 - -
East Midlands -3 1 - - 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 71 (97.26%) Mobile App
2 49 (67.12%) Android
3 47 (64.38%) Apple iOS
4 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
5 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (36.99%) iOS Development
6 26 (35.62%) Android Development
6 26 (35.62%) Mobile Development
6 26 (35.62%) HTML
7 20 (27.40%) CSS
8 19 (26.03%) Objective-C
9 18 (24.66%) Java
10 17 (23.29%) JSON
11 15 (20.55%) RESTful
12 14 (19.18%) XML
13 13 (17.81%) Mobile Application Development
13 13 (17.81%) AngularJS
13 13 (17.81%) Apple Swift
13 13 (17.81%) Windows
14 12 (16.44%) SQLite
14 12 (16.44%) Retail
14 12 (16.44%) HTML5
15 10 (13.70%) Apache Cordova
15 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
16 9 (12.33%) Banking
16 9 (12.33%) TDD
16 9 (12.33%) Android SDK
16 9 (12.33%) User Experience
16 9 (12.33%) Mobile Banking
16 9 (12.33%) REST

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 (6.85%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (6.85%) Mule
2 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) GitHub
2 2 (2.74%) TestFlight
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Google Play
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Softphone
1 1 (1.37%) VoIP
1 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQLite
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.85%) gulp
2 5 (6.85%) Xcode
3 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.11%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.74%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.37%) Appium
6 1 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.37%) Calabash
6 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.37%) Gradle
6 1 (1.37%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) JUnit
6 1 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 12 (16.44%) Retail
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Advertising
5 3 (4.11%) Games
6 2 (2.74%) Publishing
7 1 (1.37%) Finance
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.62%) HTML
2 20 (27.40%) CSS
3 17 (23.29%) JSON
4 15 (20.55%) RESTful
5 14 (19.18%) XML
6 13 (17.81%) AngularJS
7 12 (16.44%) HTML5
8 10 (13.70%) Apache Cordova
9 9 (12.33%) Android SDK
9 9 (12.33%) REST
10 8 (10.96%) .NET
10 8 (10.96%) Cocoa
10 8 (10.96%) CSS3
10 8 (10.96%) PhoneGap
11 7 (9.59%) Cocoa Touch
11 7 (9.59%) Web Services
12 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (8.22%) jQuery
13 5 (6.85%) Entity Framework
14 4 (5.48%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 71 (97.26%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.33%) Mobile Banking
2 9 (12.33%) User Experience
3 6 (8.22%) iPhone
4 4 (5.48%) Animation
4 4 (5.48%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Telematics
6 1 (1.37%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 49 (67.12%) Android
2 47 (64.38%) Apple iOS
3 13 (17.81%) Windows
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (6.85%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (36.99%) iOS Development
2 26 (35.62%) Android Development
2 26 (35.62%) Mobile Development
3 13 (17.81%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (12.33%) TDD
5 7 (9.59%) MVC
5 7 (9.59%) Scrum
6 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.48%) BDD
7 4 (5.48%) Multithreading
7 4 (5.48%) OO
8 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.11%) DevOps
8 3 (4.11%) Open Source
8 3 (4.11%) Validation
9 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.74%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.37%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
2 19 (26.03%) Objective-C
3 18 (24.66%) Java
4 13 (17.81%) Apple Swift
5 7 (9.59%) C#
6 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.11%) C
7 3 (4.11%) VB
7 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.11%) XAML
8 2 (2.74%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) COBOL
8 2 (2.74%) ECMAScript
8 2 (2.74%) ES6
8 2 (2.74%) SQL
9 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) Python
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) Apple
2 4 (5.48%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.11%) Google
3 3 (4.11%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft