Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 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 Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 233 259
Rank change year-on-year 0 +26 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 15 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 13
City of London median daily rate £469 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +25.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £389 £366 £225
90th Percentile £522 £538 £460
Central London median daily rate £469 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +10.29% +10.39% +2.67%
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 6743 6393 8621
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 95.45% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5331 5074 6774
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 92 78 126
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.38 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -7.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.64 £48.12 £39.38
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.10% +5.88%

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Developer in the City of London

Mobile 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 Developer in the City of London.

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

Mobile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the City of London region featuring Mobile Developer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Android
2 12 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (80.00%) Android Development
2 12 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 12 (80.00%) Mobile Development
3 9 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Apple Swift
5 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (40.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (33.33%) HTML5
7 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) OO
7 5 (33.33%) Apple
7 5 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
7 5 (33.33%) CSS3
7 5 (33.33%) PhoneGap
7 5 (33.33%) User Stories
7 5 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
8 4 (26.67%) User Experience
8 4 (26.67%) REST
8 4 (26.67%) Social Media
9 3 (20.00%) Java
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) RESTful
9 3 (20.00%) React Native
9 3 (20.00%) Kotlin
10 2 (13.33%) Wireframes

Mobile 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Appium
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) CSS3
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) HTML5
1 5 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 4 (26.67%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) React Native
3 3 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) React
5 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
5 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (6.67%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) LESS
5 1 (6.67%) Retrofit
5 1 (6.67%) RxJava
5 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (26.67%) Social Media
3 4 (26.67%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Android
2 12 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Android Development
1 12 (80.00%) iOS Development
1 12 (80.00%) Mobile Development
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
4 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
5 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Apple Swift
2 6 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Kotlin
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Delphi
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) Xamarin