The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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 Developer
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 518 546 489
Rank change year-on-year +28 -57  
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 76 76 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 97
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £304 £263 £279
90th Percentile £525 £573 £613
UK median daily rate £400 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +1.91% -1.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.50% -  
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.50% -  

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 40963 46827 48392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.75% 95.00% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91483 109922 114749
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £256 £230
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4083 4735 7114
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Developer in England

Mobile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Developer in England

Mobile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Developer in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Developer in England

Mobile 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 Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Developer in England

Mobile 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 Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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 -11 23 £450 +2.85% 9
North of England +68 22 £388 +19.23% 9
South East +23 19 £400 +6.66% 2
North West +26 10 £313 -16.66% 7
Yorkshire +27 9 £400 +41.59% 2
Midlands +14 8 £350 +27.27% 7
East Midlands -4 6 £375 +36.36% 1
East of England -4 3 £300 -25.00% 6
North East - 3 £500 -
West Midlands +22 2 £350 -7.89% 6
South West 0 1 - - 2
Mobile Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Mobile 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 Developer in the job title.

1 104 (78.20%) Mobile App
2 78 (58.65%) Apple iOS
2 78 (58.65%) Android
3 70 (52.63%) Mobile Development
4 65 (48.87%) iOS Development
5 63 (47.37%) Android Development
6 42 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 41 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (30.83%) Xamarin
8 33 (24.81%) REST
8 33 (24.81%) Objective-C
9 31 (23.31%) Java
10 29 (21.80%) Apple Swift
11 27 (20.30%) Mobile Application Development
12 26 (19.55%) C#
13 25 (18.80%) HTML
13 25 (18.80%) Scrum
14 24 (18.05%) Web Services
15 22 (16.54%) React Native
16 21 (15.79%) CSS
16 21 (15.79%) TDD
16 21 (15.79%) JSON
16 21 (15.79%) Git (software)
17 20 (15.04%) Test Automation
17 20 (15.04%) Apache Cordova
18 19 (14.29%) PhoneGap
18 19 (14.29%) HTML5
19 18 (13.53%) AngularJS
19 18 (13.53%) Apple
20 17 (12.78%) RESTful

Mobile 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 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) JBoss
3 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.75%) Mule
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Google Play
2 4 (3.01%) GitHub
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) RFID
2 4 (3.01%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Skype
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.51%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.77%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.02%) Subversion
4 7 (5.26%) NUnit
4 7 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.51%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.51%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.51%) Xcode
6 5 (3.76%) Android Studio
6 5 (3.76%) Capybara
6 5 (3.76%) JUnit
6 5 (3.76%) Selenium
7 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.26%) Bower
8 3 (2.26%) Grunt
8 3 (2.26%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.26%) Mocha
8 3 (2.26%) Protractor
8 3 (2.26%) webpack
9 2 (1.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 15 (11.28%) Banking
2 9 (6.77%) Finance
3 3 (2.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.81%) REST
2 25 (18.80%) HTML
3 24 (18.05%) Web Services
4 22 (16.54%) React Native
5 21 (15.79%) CSS
5 21 (15.79%) JSON
6 20 (15.04%) Apache Cordova
7 19 (14.29%) HTML5
7 19 (14.29%) PhoneGap
8 18 (13.53%) AngularJS
9 17 (12.78%) React
9 17 (12.78%) RESTful
10 16 (12.03%) .NET
11 14 (10.53%) Android SDK
11 14 (10.53%) iOS SDK
11 14 (10.53%) Node.js
12 12 (9.02%) SOAP
13 11 (8.27%) CSS3
14 9 (6.77%) jQuery
15 8 (6.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (78.20%) Mobile App
2 15 (11.28%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.52%) User Experience
5 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (5.26%) iPhone
7 6 (4.51%) iPad
8 5 (3.76%) Social Media
9 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.50%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.75%) Animation
11 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.75%) Life Science
11 1 (0.75%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.75%) mHealth
11 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.75%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 78 (58.65%) Android
1 78 (58.65%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.77%) Windows
3 4 (3.01%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (52.63%) Mobile Development
2 65 (48.87%) iOS Development
3 63 (47.37%) Android Development
4 41 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (20.30%) Mobile Application Development
6 25 (18.80%) Scrum
7 21 (15.79%) TDD
8 20 (15.04%) Test Automation
9 16 (12.03%) Web Development
10 13 (9.77%) Mobile First
11 12 (9.02%) Cross-Platform Development
12 10 (7.52%) BDD
13 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.77%) OO
14 8 (6.02%) Push Notifications
15 7 (5.26%) Front End Development
15 7 (5.26%) Kanban
15 7 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
15 7 (5.26%) MVC
15 7 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 33 (24.81%) Objective-C
3 31 (23.31%) Java
4 29 (21.80%) Apple Swift
5 26 (19.55%) C#
6 15 (11.28%) SQL
7 10 (7.52%) PHP
8 9 (6.77%) XAML
9 5 (3.76%) C++
9 5 (3.76%) ES6
10 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.26%) ECMAScript
10 3 (2.26%) Python
10 3 (2.26%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.50%) C
11 2 (1.50%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.50%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.75%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.50%) Degree
3 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 41 (30.83%) Xamarin
2 18 (13.53%) Apple
3 10 (7.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.77%) Google
5 8 (6.02%) IBM
6 6 (4.51%) Telerik
7 2 (1.50%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.75%) Splunk
8 1 (0.75%) Tealium
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