Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Applications Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 December 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
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 755 768
Rank change year-on-year -49 +13 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 52 83 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.088% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.093% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 72
England median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £317 £239
90th Percentile £487 £508 £486
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
England median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £62.50 - -

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 89519 89649 98142
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.69% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59949 59023 63608
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2600 2966 3760
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +0.61% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.86 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 17 December 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 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 -37 22 £450 +20.00% 5
East of England - 10 £300 - 1
North of England +24 8 £450 +18.42% 4
Midlands +30 6 £356 -23.18% 3
North West +7 6 £450 +5.88% 2
South East -19 4 £133 -66.67% 3
East Midlands - 4 £356 - 1
West Midlands +18 2 £388 -16.44% 2
South West +4 2 £413 +22.22% 2
Yorkshire -2 2 - - 2
Mobile Applications Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 52 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 33 (63.46%) Android
3 31 (59.62%) Apple iOS
4 24 (46.15%) Android Development
5 23 (44.23%) iOS Development
6 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (32.69%) Xamarin
7 17 (32.69%) Mobile Development
8 16 (30.77%) C#
9 15 (28.85%) Objective-C
10 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.15%) RESTful
12 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
13 9 (17.31%) HTML
14 8 (15.38%) Apple Swift
14 8 (15.38%) Scrum
15 7 (13.46%) TDD
15 7 (13.46%) Java
15 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
15 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
15 7 (13.46%) User Experience
16 6 (11.54%) React
16 6 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
16 6 (11.54%) Node.js
16 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
16 6 (11.54%) CSS
16 6 (11.54%) Finance
17 5 (9.62%) Web Services
17 5 (9.62%) SQL Server

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 (5.77%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) GIMP
1 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.92%) NFC
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) DocumentDB
2 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.85%) JUnit
4 2 (3.85%) Xcode
5 1 (1.92%) Ant
5 1 (1.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) NUnit
5 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) RESTful
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 6 (11.54%) CSS
3 6 (11.54%) Node.js
3 6 (11.54%) React
4 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.62%) Apache Cordova
4 5 (9.62%) HTML5
4 5 (9.62%) Web Services
5 4 (7.69%) Android SDK
5 4 (7.69%) CSS3
5 4 (7.69%) iOS SDK
5 4 (7.69%) jQuery
5 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (7.69%) Xamarin.iOS
6 3 (5.77%) Ajax
6 3 (5.77%) JSON
6 3 (5.77%) LESS
6 3 (5.77%) REST
6 3 (5.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 52 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) User Experience
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.85%) Animation
4 2 (3.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Android
2 31 (59.62%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Android Development
2 23 (44.23%) iOS Development
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.69%) Mobile Development
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.62%) Wireframes
9 4 (7.69%) BDD
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.69%) MVVM
9 4 (7.69%) OOP
9 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.69%) SOLID
10 3 (5.77%) MVC
10 3 (5.77%) SEO
10 3 (5.77%) Time Management
10 3 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) Objective-C
3 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) Apple Swift
5 7 (13.46%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 2 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (3.85%) Tealium
3 1 (1.92%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.92%) Apple
3 1 (1.92%) Google