Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Mobile Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Development over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 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 Development
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 131 119
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 30 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.04% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.12% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -31.58% +35.71%
10th Percentile £338 £230 £363
90th Percentile £450 £440 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Mobile Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,554 2,465 1,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.74% 85.26% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,306 1,436 1,039
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £259
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +6.33% +11.20%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.22 £11.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.52 £46.01
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.08% +17.07% -3.53%

Mobile Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Mobile Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Development in Edinburgh

Mobile Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mobile Development.

1 28 (93.33%) Android
2 19 (63.33%) Android Development
3 18 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (53.33%) Mobile App
5 14 (46.67%) Xamarin
6 10 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (30.00%) iOS Development
8 8 (26.67%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) Objective-C
10 4 (13.33%) Apple Swift
10 4 (13.33%) React Native
11 3 (10.00%) Kotlin
12 2 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
12 2 (6.67%) iTunes
12 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
12 2 (6.67%) Game Development
12 2 (6.67%) WebGL
12 2 (6.67%) GLSL
12 2 (6.67%) iPad
12 2 (6.67%) iPhone
12 2 (6.67%) Games
12 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
12 2 (6.67%) Applied Mathematics
12 2 (6.67%) Physics
12 2 (6.67%) J2EE
12 2 (6.67%) OO
12 2 (6.67%) OpenGL

Mobile Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (6.67%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (6.67%) Games
1 2 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) Mobile Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Android Developer
4 4 (13.33%) iOS Android Developer
4 4 (13.33%) iOS Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Android Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP Architect
6 1 (3.33%) iOS Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) React Native
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 2 (6.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (6.67%) WebGL
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) Laravel
3 1 (3.33%) Redux
3 1 (3.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) EMV
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Android
2 18 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Android Development
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (30.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.67%) Applied Mathematics
5 2 (6.67%) Game Development
5 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Physics
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (13.33%) Apple Swift
4 3 (10.00%) Kotlin
5 2 (6.67%) GLSL
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CEH
1 1 (3.33%) CISSP
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Xamarin