The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Mobile Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Developer
Rank 562 478 507
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 78 164 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 101 60
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
50938 53139 51380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 33356 31629
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 2051 2085
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mobile Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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 -89 74 £410 +2.50% 36
London -58 39 £438 -2.77% 8
South East -4 13 £375 - 5
Manchester -9 11 £375 +7.14% 4
North West -15 11 £375 -3.53% 6
Salford - 8 £375 -
East Midlands +7 5 £275 - 4
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £425 +13.33%
Berkshire -10 4 £313 - 1
Scotland - 4 £338 -
City of London +35 3 £471 +4.72% 2
Leicestershire - 3 £275 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £338 -
Milton Keynes +7 2 - -
South West 0 2 £400 +33.33%
West Sussex - 2 £463 -
Leicester - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 £313 -
Crawley - 2 £463 -
Cambridgeshire +19 1 £400 - 4
East of England +14 1 £400 - 5
Hampshire +5 1 £300 -9.09% 1
Bristol +3 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £350 - 2
Nottingham -2 1 £350 - 2
Surrey -6 1 £400 - 2
West Yorkshire -11 1 £315 -3.07% 5
Yorkshire -11 1 £315 -3.07% 5
Leeds -14 1 £315 -3.07% 3
West Midlands -25 1 - - 2

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Mobile 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 Developer in the job title.

1 138 (80.70%) Mobile Development
2 103 (60.23%) Android
3 100 (58.48%) Apple iOS
3 100 (58.48%) Mobile App
4 77 (45.03%) Android Development
4 77 (45.03%) iOS Development
4 77 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 54 (31.58%) HTML
7 52 (30.41%) Objective-C
8 48 (28.07%) Java
9 45 (26.32%) CSS
10 44 (25.73%) HTML5
11 40 (23.39%) Apple Swift
12 31 (18.13%) REST
12 31 (18.13%) C#
13 28 (16.37%) User Experience
13 28 (16.37%) Windows
13 28 (16.37%) AngularJS
13 28 (16.37%) Xamarin
14 24 (14.04%) .NET
14 24 (14.04%) Retail
14 24 (14.04%) Web Development
15 23 (13.45%) CSS3
16 20 (11.70%) Web Services
17 19 (11.11%) JSON
17 19 (11.11%) TDD
17 19 (11.11%) RESTful
18 18 (10.53%) Git (software)
18 18 (10.53%) OO

Mobile 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 7 (4.09%) CMS
2 2 (1.17%) JBoss
2 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.58%) MS Office
1 1 (0.58%) MS Project
1 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.58%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.75%) Google Play
1 3 (1.75%) TestFlight
2 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) iTunes
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) Internet
2 2 (1.17%) Network Security
2 2 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.58%) 4G
3 1 (0.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) Skype
3 1 (0.58%) SSH
3 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.34%) SQLite
2 2 (1.17%) Big Data
2 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.58%) GIS
3 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.43%) Xcode
3 7 (4.09%) Android Studio
3 7 (4.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 7 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.09%) Subversion
4 5 (2.92%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.75%) Appium
5 3 (1.75%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.75%) Gradle
5 3 (1.75%) JUnit
5 3 (1.75%) Maven
5 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.17%) Ant
6 2 (1.17%) Calabash
6 2 (1.17%) CocoaPods
6 2 (1.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.17%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.17%) Mockito
6 2 (1.17%) Robolectric
General
1 24 (14.04%) Retail
2 17 (9.94%) Banking
3 13 (7.60%) Finance
4 7 (4.09%) Publishing
5 5 (2.92%) Automotive
6 4 (2.34%) Advertising
7 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.17%) Electronics
8 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.17%) Marketing
8 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.58%) HTML
2 45 (26.32%) CSS
3 44 (25.73%) HTML5
4 31 (18.13%) REST
5 28 (16.37%) AngularJS
6 24 (14.04%) .NET
7 23 (13.45%) CSS3
8 20 (11.70%) Web Services
9 19 (11.11%) JSON
9 19 (11.11%) RESTful
10 17 (9.94%) Cocoa
11 16 (9.36%) Android SDK
11 16 (9.36%) iOS SDK
11 16 (9.36%) jQuery
12 15 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (7.60%) PhoneGap
14 12 (7.02%) XML
15 10 (5.85%) Cocoa Touch
15 10 (5.85%) SOAP
16 9 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 100 (58.48%) Mobile App
2 28 (16.37%) User Experience
3 10 (5.85%) Mobile Banking
4 8 (4.68%) iPhone
5 7 (4.09%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.09%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.92%) iPad
7 3 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.75%) Fintech
8 2 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.17%) Animation
8 2 (1.17%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.17%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.58%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.58%) Physics
9 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (60.23%) Android
2 100 (58.48%) Apple iOS
3 28 (16.37%) Windows
4 17 (9.94%) Windows Mobile
5 13 (7.60%) Windows Phone
6 6 (3.51%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.34%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.17%) Linux
8 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.17%) Unix
9 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (80.70%) Mobile Development
2 77 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (45.03%) Android Development
2 77 (45.03%) iOS Development
3 24 (14.04%) Web Development
4 19 (11.11%) TDD
5 18 (10.53%) OO
6 17 (9.94%) Mobile Application Development
7 16 (9.36%) Unit Testing
8 15 (8.77%) BDD
8 15 (8.77%) Scrum
9 14 (8.19%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.60%) B2C
11 11 (6.43%) OOP
12 10 (5.85%) Multithreading
13 7 (4.09%) MVC
13 7 (4.09%) Product Management
14 6 (3.51%) Software Engineering
15 5 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (2.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 52 (30.41%) Objective-C
3 48 (28.07%) Java
4 40 (23.39%) Apple Swift
5 31 (18.13%) C#
6 6 (3.51%) C++
6 6 (3.51%) XAML
7 5 (2.92%) C
8 4 (2.34%) PHP
9 3 (1.75%) Ruby
9 3 (1.75%) SQL
9 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.75%) VB
9 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (2.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Docker
1 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.58%) CloudHub
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (16.37%) Xamarin
2 13 (7.60%) Google
3 5 (2.92%) Apple
3 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.75%) Sencha
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle
5 2 (1.17%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) Kony
6 1 (0.58%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.58%) Siebel
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