Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Applications Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 238 262
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.084% 0.030% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.031% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
City of London median daily rate £450 £340 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +36.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £363 £320 £223
90th Percentile £481 £360 £380
Central London median daily rate £450 £345 £295
% change year-on-year +30.43% +16.95% -30.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6755 6365 8666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 95.47% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5342 5051 6805
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 128
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.35
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £39.13
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -5.56% +5.88%

Mobile Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Mobile Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Applications Developer in the City of London

Mobile Applications Developer
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 Applications Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Applications Developer in the City of London

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Mobile Applications 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 across the City of London region featuring Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
4 3 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Xamarin
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) MVVM
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) Android Development
6 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
6 1 (16.67%) User Experience
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
6 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (16.67%) C++

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) SOLID
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Xamarin