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 27 June 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.

Mobile Application Development
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 154 183
Rank change year-on-year -1 +29  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 9 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 16
Median daily rate £363 £481 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.67% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £444 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £331
% change year-on-year -8.53% +23.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -1.17%  

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 2912 2905 4654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.14% 85.77% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2231 2377 3660
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Android
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 2 (16.67%) jMock

Mobile Application Development
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) jMock
2 2 (16.67%) Mockito
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Android Developer
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (8.33%) CGI
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) React
4 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source Development
2 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Android Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Game Development
4 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (8.33%) R
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle