The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Mobile Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Application Development
London / City of London
Rank 150 150 168
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 3 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.28% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 18
Median daily rate £356 £481 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.97% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £435 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £533 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £360
% change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.54 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -46.96%  

Mobile Application Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2591 2891 4163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.46% 87.77% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2315 3208
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% -2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Application Development in the City of London

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Application Development in the City of London

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mobile Application Development.

1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
4 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (40.00%) jMock
4 2 (40.00%) Mockito
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) SVG
5 1 (20.00%) CGI
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) jMock
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Dojo
3 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) SVG
3 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) webOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
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