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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Developer
UK
Rank 512 552 497
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 75 78 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 60 79
Median daily rate £375 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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 +28 71 £375 -6.25% 30
London +8 26 £375 -6.83% 8
South East +21 9 £375 +7.14% 6
East Midlands -6 9 £375 -6.25% 1
Leicestershire - 9 £375 - 1
North West +29 6 £425 +30.76% 6
Manchester +14 6 £425 +30.76% 4
South West +8 5 £338 -15.62% 2
West Midlands -16 5 £428 +6.87% 5
City of London -2 4 £338 -1.81% 2
North East - 4 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £415 -
Yorkshire - 4 £415 - 1
Dorset - 4 £338 -
Durham - 4 £350 -
Leeds - 4 £415 -
Leicester - 4 £360 -
Bournemouth - 4 £338 -
East of England +6 3 - - 1
Coventry - 3 £464 - 2
Berkshire - 3 £375 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Oxford +3 2 - -
Oxfordshire -4 2 - - 2
Havant - 2 - -
Bristol +6 1 £250 -37.50% 1
Wales +5 1 £375 +16.27% 2
Birmingham -3 1 £375 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 118 (76.13%) Android
2 106 (68.39%) Mobile Development
3 105 (67.74%) Apple iOS
4 104 (67.10%) Mobile App
5 86 (55.48%) Android Development
6 78 (50.32%) iOS Development
7 55 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (34.19%) JavaScript
9 47 (30.32%) Java
10 43 (27.74%) Objective-C
11 37 (23.87%) Apple Swift
12 36 (23.23%) Xamarin
13 33 (21.29%) C#
14 31 (20.00%) HTML
14 31 (20.00%) CSS
15 30 (19.35%) .NET
16 25 (16.13%) Git (software)
17 24 (15.48%) User Experience
18 23 (14.84%) Web Services
18 23 (14.84%) Xcode
19 22 (14.19%) Windows
20 21 (13.55%) TDD
20 21 (13.55%) Android Studio
21 20 (12.90%) RESTful
21 20 (12.90%) JSON
22 19 (12.26%) iPhone
22 19 (12.26%) AngularJS
23 18 (11.61%) Android SDK
23 18 (11.61%) HTML5
23 18 (11.61%) Scrum

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 2 (1.29%) Mule
1 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.65%) Apache
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.65%) Confluence
2 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Google Play
2 4 (2.58%) iTunes
2 4 (2.58%) TestFlight
3 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.29%) GitHub
3 2 (1.29%) PaaS
3 2 (1.29%) Slack
4 1 (0.65%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.65%) Heroku
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) HTTP
1 3 (1.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.29%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.65%) SMS
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.16%) SQLite
2 7 (4.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.58%) MySQL
3 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.84%) Xcode
3 21 (13.55%) Android Studio
4 14 (9.03%) CocoaPods
5 11 (7.10%) Gradle
5 11 (7.10%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.81%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.52%) Subversion
8 6 (3.87%) JIRA
9 5 (3.23%) JUnit
10 3 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (1.94%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.29%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.29%) Selenium
12 1 (0.65%) Capybara
12 1 (0.65%) Grunt
12 1 (0.65%) NUnit
12 1 (0.65%) QUnit
12 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 9 (5.81%) Games
2 6 (3.87%) Finance
3 4 (2.58%) Banking
3 4 (2.58%) Publishing
4 2 (1.29%) Automotive
4 2 (1.29%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.00%) CSS
1 31 (20.00%) HTML
2 30 (19.35%) .NET
3 23 (14.84%) Web Services
4 20 (12.90%) JSON
4 20 (12.90%) RESTful
5 19 (12.26%) AngularJS
6 18 (11.61%) Android SDK
6 18 (11.61%) HTML5
7 16 (10.32%) REST
8 14 (9.03%) Node.js
8 14 (9.03%) XML
9 13 (8.39%) CSS3
10 12 (7.74%) Apache Cordova
10 12 (7.74%) Cocoa
10 12 (7.74%) iOS SDK
10 12 (7.74%) PhoneGap
10 12 (7.74%) React
10 12 (7.74%) React Native
11 9 (5.81%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 104 (67.10%) Mobile App
2 24 (15.48%) User Experience
3 19 (12.26%) iPhone
4 9 (5.81%) Augmented Reality
5 8 (5.16%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.52%) iPad
7 4 (2.58%) Graphic Design
7 4 (2.58%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.94%) Fintech
8 3 (1.94%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.29%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.29%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (1.29%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.29%) Telematics
9 2 (1.29%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.65%) Animation
10 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 118 (76.13%) Android
2 105 (67.74%) Apple iOS
3 22 (14.19%) Windows
4 4 (2.58%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.29%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.65%) CentOS
7 1 (0.65%) Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (68.39%) Mobile Development
2 86 (55.48%) Android Development
3 78 (50.32%) iOS Development
4 55 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (13.55%) TDD
6 18 (11.61%) Scrum
7 17 (10.97%) E-Commerce
7 17 (10.97%) Mobile Application Development
8 13 (8.39%) BDD
8 13 (8.39%) Web Development
9 11 (7.10%) Cross-Platform Development
10 7 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.52%) MVC
10 7 (4.52%) OO
11 6 (3.87%) Automated Testing
11 6 (3.87%) OOP
12 5 (3.23%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.23%) Unit Testing
13 4 (2.58%) Configuration Management
13 4 (2.58%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.19%) JavaScript
2 47 (30.32%) Java
3 43 (27.74%) Objective-C
4 37 (23.87%) Apple Swift
5 33 (21.29%) C#
6 13 (8.39%) C++
7 11 (7.10%) Python
8 10 (6.45%) C
8 10 (6.45%) PHP
9 8 (5.16%) SQL
10 5 (3.23%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.94%) ES6
12 2 (1.29%) Ruby
12 2 (1.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 36 (23.23%) Xamarin
2 8 (5.16%) Google
3 6 (3.87%) Apple
3 6 (3.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.29%) Appcelerator
4 2 (1.29%) Citrix
4 2 (1.29%) Kony
4 2 (1.29%) Splunk
4 2 (1.29%) Tealium
4 2 (1.29%) Telerik
5 1 (0.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.65%) Samsung
5 1 (0.65%) Solace
5 1 (0.65%) Twitter
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 8 days ago