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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Developer
Rank 574 495 498
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 82 155 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 102 59
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
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 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 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 -88 79 £400 - 39
London -62 37 £450 - 9
South East -5 13 £400 +6.66% 4
North West -10 13 £375 +2.73% 7
Manchester -16 11 £375 +7.14% 3
Salford - 8 £375 -
East Midlands +17 6 £306 - 5
South West -10 5 £375 +17.64% 3
West Sussex - 5 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £425 +13.33%
City of London +32 3 £393 -12.77% 2
Bristol +2 3 £325 -23.52% 2
Berkshire -8 3 £313 -
West Midlands -9 3 £375 - 3
Glasgow - 3 £338 -
Scotland - 3 £338 -
Gatwick - 3 £400 -
East of England +9 2 £400 +23.07% 1
Milton Keynes +3 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +2 2 £300 - 1
Chester -7 2 - - 1
Cheshire -11 2 - - 2
Leicestershire - 2 - - 3
Reading - 2 £313 -
Crawley - 2 £463 -
Leicester - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +9 1 £375 +8.69% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £400 +23.07%
Nottingham 0 1 £350 - 1
Bournemouth -9 1 £600 +100.00%

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 137 (80.12%) Mobile Development
2 107 (62.57%) Mobile App
3 103 (60.23%) Android
4 97 (56.73%) Apple iOS
5 79 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (44.44%) Android Development
7 73 (42.69%) iOS Development
8 65 (38.01%) JavaScript
9 53 (30.99%) HTML
10 47 (27.49%) Java
10 47 (27.49%) Objective-C
11 46 (26.90%) CSS
12 45 (26.32%) HTML5
13 40 (23.39%) Apple Swift
14 34 (19.88%) AngularJS
15 32 (18.71%) Web Development
16 31 (18.13%) Retail
17 29 (16.96%) REST
18 28 (16.37%) User Experience
19 27 (15.79%) C#
20 25 (14.62%) Windows
21 24 (14.04%) Xamarin
22 23 (13.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 21 (12.28%) B2C
23 21 (12.28%) TDD
24 20 (11.70%) .NET
25 19 (11.11%) RESTful
26 18 (10.53%) CSS3
26 18 (10.53%) Web Services
27 17 (9.94%) JSON

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 5 (2.92%) CMS
2 3 (1.75%) Node.js
3 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.58%) WordPress
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
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) GitHub
2 1 (0.58%) Google Play
2 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) 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%) Skype
3 1 (0.58%) SSH
3 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.34%) SQLite
2 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.58%) Big Data
3 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.60%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.43%) Xcode
3 7 (4.09%) Android Studio
3 7 (4.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (3.51%) Subversion
5 5 (2.92%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.92%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.75%) Appium
6 3 (1.75%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.75%) Gradle
6 3 (1.75%) JUnit
6 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.17%) Calabash
7 2 (1.17%) CocoaPods
7 2 (1.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.17%) Maven
7 2 (1.17%) Mockito
7 2 (1.17%) Robolectric
8 1 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 31 (18.13%) Retail
2 14 (8.19%) Banking
3 12 (7.02%) Finance
4 6 (3.51%) Publishing
5 5 (2.92%) Automotive
6 4 (2.34%) Advertising
7 3 (1.75%) Electronics
7 3 (1.75%) Marketing
7 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (30.99%) HTML
2 46 (26.90%) CSS
3 45 (26.32%) HTML5
4 34 (19.88%) AngularJS
5 29 (16.96%) REST
6 23 (13.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (11.70%) .NET
8 19 (11.11%) RESTful
9 18 (10.53%) CSS3
9 18 (10.53%) Web Services
10 17 (9.94%) JSON
11 16 (9.36%) Android SDK
11 16 (9.36%) Cocoa
11 16 (9.36%) iOS SDK
12 12 (7.02%) jQuery
12 12 (7.02%) PhoneGap
13 11 (6.43%) XML
14 9 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
14 9 (5.26%) SOAP
15 8 (4.68%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 107 (62.57%) Mobile App
2 28 (16.37%) User Experience
3 9 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.51%) iPhone
5 5 (2.92%) Fintech
6 4 (2.34%) iPad
7 2 (1.17%) Animation
7 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.17%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.17%) Social Media
7 2 (1.17%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.58%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.58%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.58%) STB
8 1 (0.58%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 103 (60.23%) Android
2 97 (56.73%) Apple iOS
3 25 (14.62%) Windows
4 16 (9.36%) Windows Mobile
5 11 (6.43%) 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
1 137 (80.12%) Mobile Development
2 79 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (44.44%) Android Development
4 73 (42.69%) iOS Development
5 32 (18.71%) Web Development
6 21 (12.28%) B2C
6 21 (12.28%) TDD
7 16 (9.36%) BDD
7 16 (9.36%) OO
8 15 (8.77%) Mobile Application Development
8 15 (8.77%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.02%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.02%) Scrum
10 11 (6.43%) OOP
11 9 (5.26%) Multithreading
11 9 (5.26%) Product Management
12 6 (3.51%) MVC
13 5 (2.92%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (2.92%) CRM
13 5 (2.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.01%) JavaScript
2 47 (27.49%) Java
2 47 (27.49%) Objective-C
3 40 (23.39%) Apple Swift
4 27 (15.79%) C#
5 6 (3.51%) XAML
6 5 (2.92%) C
7 4 (2.34%) C++
7 4 (2.34%) PHP
8 3 (1.75%) SQL
8 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.75%) VB
8 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.17%) Ruby
9 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.58%) ES6
10 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) 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 24 (14.04%) Xamarin
2 10 (5.85%) Google
3 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.17%) Apple
4 2 (1.17%) SAP
4 2 (1.17%) Sencha
5 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.58%) Kony
5 1 (0.58%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle
5 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.58%) Siebel
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JS Agency
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago