Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Applications Developer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 779 790
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 84 77 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.084% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.089% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 38
England median daily rate £440 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +10.14%
10th Percentile £325 £258 £313
90th Percentile £535 £503 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
England median hourly rate £45.00 £62.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +119.30% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £61.25 £26.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £62.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% +119.30% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89,253 86,526 92,988
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 94.86% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,403 57,308 61,254
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,841 2,570 2,965
England median hourly rate £18.35 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +2.78%

Mobile Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 41 £450 - 3
Midlands +1 21 £360 +2.86% 9
South East -2 16 £419 +4.69% 7
West Midlands -10 15 £360 +2.86% 5
East Midlands +1 6 £438 +25.00% 4
North of England -28 5 £375 -16.67% 5
North West -3 4 £375 -16.67% 1
North East +4 1 £220 -56.00%
South West -21 1 £413 - 2
Mobile Applications Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Mobile Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

1 80 (95.24%) Mobile App
2 54 (64.29%) Apple iOS
3 52 (61.90%) Android
4 50 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (58.33%) JavaScript
6 39 (46.43%) AngularJS
7 36 (42.86%) User Experience
8 33 (39.29%) Finance
8 33 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (36.90%) JSON
10 31 (36.90%) HTML
11 28 (33.33%) Mobile Development
12 26 (30.95%) Android Development
12 26 (30.95%) CSS
13 24 (28.57%) JIRA
13 24 (28.57%) Git (software)
14 23 (27.38%) Visual Studio Team System
14 23 (27.38%) jQuery
14 23 (27.38%) REST
15 22 (26.19%) React Native
15 22 (26.19%) OAuth
15 22 (26.19%) HTML5
16 21 (25.00%) PaaS
16 21 (25.00%) Objective-C
17 20 (23.81%) Ionic Framework
18 19 (22.62%) iOS Development
18 19 (22.62%) Apache Cordova
18 19 (22.62%) Test Automation
19 18 (21.43%) Subversion

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 2 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 33 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (25.00%) PaaS
3 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (9.52%) SaaS
5 4 (4.76%) IaaS
6 3 (3.57%) Google Play
7 2 (2.38%) Serverless
8 1 (1.19%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) Cosmos DB
2 11 (13.10%) SQLite
3 10 (11.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 24 (28.57%) JIRA
2 23 (27.38%) Visual Studio Team System
3 18 (21.43%) Subversion
4 15 (17.86%) Mercurial
4 15 (17.86%) Sublime Text
4 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio
5 11 (13.10%) Xcode
6 9 (10.71%) Eclipse
7 8 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.76%) Android Studio
9 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.57%) Hudson
11 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.19%) Gerrit
11 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.19%) Mocha
11 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 33 (39.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Electronics
3 1 (1.19%) Law
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.43%) AngularJS
2 31 (36.90%) HTML
2 31 (36.90%) JSON
3 26 (30.95%) CSS
4 23 (27.38%) jQuery
4 23 (27.38%) REST
5 22 (26.19%) HTML5
5 22 (26.19%) OAuth
5 22 (26.19%) React Native
6 20 (23.81%) Ionic Framework
7 19 (22.62%) Apache Cordova
8 17 (20.24%) OAuth2
8 17 (20.24%) OpenID
8 17 (20.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (17.86%) Web Services
10 14 (16.67%) CSS3
10 14 (16.67%) React
11 13 (15.48%) iOS SDK
12 12 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 80 (95.24%) Mobile App
2 36 (42.86%) User Experience
3 13 (15.48%) iPhone
4 9 (10.71%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.76%) iPad
7 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.19%) Fintech
9 1 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.19%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 54 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 52 (61.90%) Android
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 26 (30.95%) Android Development
5 19 (22.62%) iOS Development
5 19 (22.62%) Test Automation
6 18 (21.43%) DevOps
6 18 (21.43%) Microservices
7 17 (20.24%) Scrum
8 16 (19.05%) API Integration
9 15 (17.86%) Benchmarking
9 15 (17.86%) Release Management
10 14 (16.67%) SDLC
11 11 (13.10%) MVC
11 11 (13.10%) MVVM
11 11 (13.10%) TDD
11 11 (13.10%) Web Design
12 10 (11.90%) OO
12 10 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 15 (17.86%) Apple Swift
3 15 (17.86%) C#
3 15 (17.86%) JSX
4 12 (14.29%) Java
5 7 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (3.57%) ES6
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.19%) ES7
8 1 (1.19%) Java 8
8 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.19%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.19%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Xamarin
2 13 (15.48%) Apple
3 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.90%) Twitter
4 8 (9.52%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.95%) Google
6 3 (3.57%) Sencha
7 1 (1.19%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.19%) Kony
7 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.19%) Splunk