Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 697 710 622
Rank change year-on-year +13 -88 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 158 161 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 129 171
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £299
90th Percentile £533 £540 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
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 £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 -21 81 £450 +5.88% 17
South East +13 24 £400 +4.92% 10
North of England +39 19 £365 -9.88% 12
Midlands +14 17 £400 +6.67% 4
East Midlands 0 12 £394 +12.50% 1
North West +17 11 £358 -15.88% 8
East of England 0 11 £319 -8.93% 1
Yorkshire +13 6 £481 +45.28% 4
South West -4 6 £388 +14.81% 6
West Midlands +16 5 £425 +13.33% 3
North East - 2 £310 -
Mobile Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 126 (79.75%) Mobile Development
2 109 (68.99%) Android
3 102 (64.56%) Mobile App
4 98 (62.03%) Apple iOS
5 86 (54.43%) Android Development
6 76 (48.10%) iOS Development
7 62 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (31.65%) Apple Swift
9 49 (31.01%) Java
10 45 (28.48%) Objective-C
11 40 (25.32%) JavaScript
12 33 (20.89%) Xamarin
13 31 (19.62%) TDD
14 28 (17.72%) JSON
14 28 (17.72%) React Native
15 27 (17.09%) RESTful
16 26 (16.46%) HTML
17 25 (15.82%) C#
17 25 (15.82%) CSS
17 25 (15.82%) Apple
17 25 (15.82%) Git (software)
18 24 (15.19%) Test Automation
19 23 (14.56%) User Experience
19 23 (14.56%) Web Services
19 23 (14.56%) Scrum
20 22 (13.92%) REST
20 22 (13.92%) BDD
21 19 (12.03%) Android SDK
21 19 (12.03%) Google
21 19 (12.03%) Greenfield Project

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 4 (2.53%) CMS
2 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.70%) Google Play
2 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.53%) GitHub
4 3 (1.90%) SaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.27%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) NFC
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.53%) DocumentDB
2 4 (2.53%) Redis
3 3 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.86%) Calabash
3 13 (8.23%) Xcode
4 12 (7.59%) Appium
4 12 (7.59%) JIRA
5 10 (6.33%) Visual Studio
6 8 (5.06%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.06%) Subversion
7 7 (4.43%) Android Studio
8 6 (3.80%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.16%) NUnit
9 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.53%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.53%) webpack
11 3 (1.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (1.90%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.90%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.90%) Maven
11 3 (1.90%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.90%) Selenium
General
1 14 (8.86%) Banking
2 8 (5.06%) Finance
3 5 (3.16%) Marketing
4 3 (1.90%) Advertising
4 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.72%) JSON
1 28 (17.72%) React Native
2 27 (17.09%) RESTful
3 26 (16.46%) HTML
4 25 (15.82%) CSS
5 23 (14.56%) Web Services
6 22 (13.92%) REST
7 19 (12.03%) Android SDK
8 15 (9.49%) CSS3
8 15 (9.49%) HTML5
9 13 (8.23%) AngularJS
9 13 (8.23%) Apache Cordova
10 12 (7.59%) .NET
10 12 (7.59%) XML
11 11 (6.96%) iOS SDK
12 10 (6.33%) Ionic Framework
13 9 (5.70%) React
14 8 (5.06%) Gherkin
15 7 (4.43%) Node.js
16 6 (3.80%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 102 (64.56%) Mobile App
2 23 (14.56%) User Experience
3 19 (12.03%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.59%) Video on Demand
6 6 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.80%) Video\Live Streaming
7 5 (3.16%) iPhone
8 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.53%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.53%) iPad
8 4 (2.53%) Social Media
9 2 (1.27%) Animation
9 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.27%) Fintech
9 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 109 (68.99%) Android
2 98 (62.03%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.96%) Windows
4 6 (3.80%) Unix
5 5 (3.16%) Linux
6 3 (1.90%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (79.75%) Mobile Development
2 86 (54.43%) Android Development
3 76 (48.10%) iOS Development
4 62 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (19.62%) TDD
6 24 (15.19%) Test Automation
7 23 (14.56%) Scrum
8 22 (13.92%) BDD
9 18 (11.39%) Mobile Application Development
10 14 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (8.86%) OO
10 14 (8.86%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.59%) User Stories
12 10 (6.33%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.06%) Acceptance Criteria
13 8 (5.06%) ATDD
13 8 (5.06%) Kanban
13 8 (5.06%) MVC
13 8 (5.06%) SOLID
14 7 (4.43%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.65%) Apple Swift
2 49 (31.01%) Java
3 45 (28.48%) Objective-C
4 40 (25.32%) JavaScript
5 25 (15.82%) C#
6 10 (6.33%) Ruby
6 10 (6.33%) SQL
7 6 (3.80%) C++
7 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.16%) ES6
8 5 (3.16%) Kotlin
8 5 (3.16%) PHP
8 5 (3.16%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.90%) ECMAScript
9 3 (1.90%) Python
9 3 (1.90%) XAML
10 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.27%) C
10 2 (1.27%) Go
10 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.06%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.27%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.63%) MCSE
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) HockeyApp
2 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.27%) Terraform
3 1 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 33 (20.89%) Xamarin
2 25 (15.82%) Apple
3 19 (12.03%) Google
4 5 (3.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.90%) Adobe
5 3 (1.90%) Appcelerator
5 3 (1.90%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (1.90%) Tealium
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle
6 1 (0.63%) Sybase
6 1 (0.63%) Syncfusion