The median contractor rate for a Mobile Applications Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 611 560
Rank change year-on-year +78 -51  
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 57 26 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.055% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 42
Median daily rate £400 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +19.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £315
% change year-on-year - +26.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.61% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +45.61% -  

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 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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 +21 17 £463 +22.84% 10
South East +26 12 £400 -4.19%
Yorkshire +34 9 £400 -
North West +28 7 £344 -16.15% 3
East of England 0 5 £350 -12.50% 2
East Midlands -8 4 £288 +15.00%
North East - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
Mobile Applications Developer
UK

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 78 (95.12%) Mobile App
2 48 (58.54%) Android
3 46 (56.10%) Apple iOS
4 39 (47.56%) Android Development
5 37 (45.12%) iOS Development
6 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (30.49%) Xamarin
8 24 (29.27%) C#
9 23 (28.05%) Mobile Application Development
10 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
11 17 (20.73%) Objective-C
12 16 (19.51%) Scrum
13 15 (18.29%) REST
14 14 (17.07%) Greenfield Project
15 13 (15.85%) HTML
16 12 (14.63%) Java
16 12 (14.63%) iOS SDK
16 12 (14.63%) React Native
17 11 (13.41%) Mobile Development
17 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (13.41%) RESTful
17 11 (13.41%) .NET
18 10 (12.20%) Android SDK
18 10 (12.20%) React
18 10 (12.20%) Apple Swift
19 9 (10.98%) PhoneGap
19 9 (10.98%) JSON
19 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
19 9 (10.98%) HTML5
19 9 (10.98%) Banking

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.22%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Google Play
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Heroku
3 1 (1.22%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.54%) NUnit
2 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.10%) Xcode
5 2 (2.44%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.44%) JUnit
5 2 (2.44%) webpack
6 1 (1.22%) Babel
6 1 (1.22%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.22%) Gradle
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.22%) Mockito
6 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 9 (10.98%) Banking
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Games
2 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) REST
2 13 (15.85%) HTML
3 12 (14.63%) iOS SDK
3 12 (14.63%) React Native
4 11 (13.41%) .NET
4 11 (13.41%) RESTful
5 10 (12.20%) Android SDK
5 10 (12.20%) React
6 9 (10.98%) HTML5
6 9 (10.98%) JSON
6 9 (10.98%) PhoneGap
6 9 (10.98%) Web Services
7 8 (9.76%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.32%) Cocoa
8 6 (7.32%) CSS
8 6 (7.32%) Node.js
9 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.88%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (3.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 78 (95.12%) Mobile App
2 14 (17.07%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (8.54%) iPhone
4 7 (8.54%) User Experience
5 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.66%) iPad
6 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.44%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.22%) Animation
7 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.22%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.22%) Life Science
7 1 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Social Media
7 1 (1.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 48 (58.54%) Android
2 46 (56.10%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.10%) Windows
4 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.22%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Android Development
2 37 (45.12%) iOS Development
3 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (28.05%) Mobile Application Development
5 16 (19.51%) Scrum
6 11 (13.41%) Mobile Development
7 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.32%) TDD
10 5 (6.10%) MVC
11 4 (4.88%) Kanban
11 4 (4.88%) OO
12 3 (3.66%) Analytics
12 3 (3.66%) Front End Development
12 3 (3.66%) Microservices
13 2 (2.44%) BDD
13 2 (2.44%) Cross-Platform Development
13 2 (2.44%) Matrix Organization
13 2 (2.44%) Pattern Recognition
13 2 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) C#
2 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.73%) Objective-C
4 12 (14.63%) Java
5 10 (12.20%) Apple Swift
6 9 (10.98%) SQL
6 9 (10.98%) XAML
7 5 (6.10%) C++
8 4 (4.88%) C
9 2 (2.44%) PHP
9 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.22%) ES6
10 1 (1.22%) JSX
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
1 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Xamarin
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) Apple
4 4 (4.88%) Google
5 2 (2.44%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.44%) Splunk
5 2 (2.44%) Tealium
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.22%) Samsung
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Competitive daily rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago