The median contractor rate for a Mobile Applications Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Application Developer
UK / England
Rank 553 574 525
Rank change year-on-year +21 -49  
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 24 38 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.082% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 38
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £313
% change year-on-year +9.37% +28.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Mobile Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Applications Developer in England

Mobile Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Applications Developer in England

Mobile Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Applications Developer in England

Mobile Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Applications Developer in England

Mobile Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 7 £450 -8.16% 9
North West +21 6 £450 +20.80% 1
South East +15 4 - - 1
Yorkshire +3 3 - -
East Midlands -2 2 - - 5
West Midlands - 2 £400 - 2
Mobile Applications Developer
UK

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 England region featuring Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

1 60 (93.75%) Mobile App
2 46 (71.88%) Android
3 33 (51.56%) Apple iOS
4 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (43.75%) Android Development
6 22 (34.38%) Java
7 21 (32.81%) User Experience
8 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 18 (28.13%) iOS Development
10 16 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 14 (21.88%) Scrum
12 12 (18.75%) C#
12 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 12 (18.75%) Apple Swift
13 11 (17.19%) Mobile Development
13 11 (17.19%) Xamarin
13 11 (17.19%) HTML
13 11 (17.19%) Windows
14 10 (15.63%) Objective-C
14 10 (15.63%) iPhone
14 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
15 9 (14.06%) REST
15 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
15 9 (14.06%) TDD
16 8 (12.50%) HTML5
16 8 (12.50%) React Native
17 7 (10.94%) Node.js
17 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (10.94%) Cocoa
17 7 (10.94%) Xcode

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (3.13%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) TestFlight
2 2 (3.13%) Google Play
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQLite
2 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.94%) Xcode
4 5 (7.81%) Android Studio
4 5 (7.81%) CocoaPods
5 3 (4.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.56%) Babel
6 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.56%) Gradle
6 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.56%) JUnit
6 1 (1.56%) Mockito
6 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 5 (7.81%) Banking
1 5 (7.81%) Games
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) HTML
2 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
2 9 (14.06%) REST
3 8 (12.50%) HTML5
3 8 (12.50%) React Native
4 7 (10.94%) Cocoa
4 7 (10.94%) CSS
4 7 (10.94%) Node.js
5 6 (9.38%) PhoneGap
5 6 (9.38%) React
6 5 (7.81%) .NET
6 5 (7.81%) Android SDK
6 5 (7.81%) Apache Cordova
6 5 (7.81%) Cocoa Touch
6 5 (7.81%) JSON
6 5 (7.81%) RESTful
6 5 (7.81%) Spring
6 5 (7.81%) Web Services
7 4 (6.25%) CSS3
7 4 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 60 (93.75%) Mobile App
2 21 (32.81%) User Experience
3 10 (15.63%) iPhone
4 4 (6.25%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Mobile Games
5 3 (4.69%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) iPad
7 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 46 (71.88%) Android
2 33 (51.56%) Apple iOS
3 11 (17.19%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.56%) webOS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Android Development
3 18 (28.13%) iOS Development
4 16 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 14 (21.88%) Scrum
6 11 (17.19%) Mobile Development
7 9 (14.06%) TDD
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.38%) BDD
10 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.81%) MVC
11 4 (6.25%) Change Control
11 4 (6.25%) Front End Development
11 4 (6.25%) Release Management
12 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.69%) Pattern Recognition
12 3 (4.69%) Prototyping
12 3 (4.69%) Web Development
13 2 (3.13%) Game Development
13 2 (3.13%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.75%) Apple Swift
3 12 (18.75%) C#
4 10 (15.63%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.69%) C
5 3 (4.69%) ES6
6 2 (3.13%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) SQL
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Xamarin
2 3 (4.69%) Splunk
2 3 (4.69%) Tealium
3 2 (3.13%) Appcelerator
3 2 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) Apple
4 1 (1.56%) Facebook
4 1 (1.56%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) PubNub
4 1 (1.56%) Samsung
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