The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Developer
UK / England
Rank 529 530 500
Rank change year-on-year +1 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 54 87 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 61
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +6.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Mobile Developer in the job title.

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +13 18 £450 -5.26% 11
South East +28 15 £435 +20.00% 1
North West +28 8 £413 +11.48% 4
East Midlands -4 5 £325 -7.14% 4
Yorkshire +13 2 - -
West Midlands -5 2 £400 - 2
North East - 2 £350 - 5
Mobile Developer
UK

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 96 (71.11%) Android
2 86 (63.70%) Mobile App
3 83 (61.48%) Apple iOS
4 82 (60.74%) Mobile Development
5 66 (48.89%) Android Development
6 59 (43.70%) iOS Development
7 54 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (29.63%) Java
10 36 (26.67%) Apple Swift
11 32 (23.70%) Objective-C
12 31 (22.96%) Xamarin
13 28 (20.74%) C#
14 24 (17.78%) Git (software)
15 23 (17.04%) .NET
15 23 (17.04%) Web Services
16 22 (16.30%) CSS
17 21 (15.56%) User Experience
18 20 (14.81%) HTML
19 19 (14.07%) Windows
20 18 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
21 16 (11.85%) HTML5
21 16 (11.85%) Node.js
22 15 (11.11%) RESTful
22 15 (11.11%) AngularJS
22 15 (11.11%) React Native
22 15 (11.11%) iPhone
22 15 (11.11%) TDD
23 14 (10.37%) SQL
23 14 (10.37%) React

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.22%) Mule
2 2 (1.48%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Google Play
2 4 (2.96%) TestFlight
3 3 (2.22%) GitHub
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.48%) iTunes
4 2 (1.48%) Slack
5 1 (0.74%) Heroku
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) RFID
2 2 (1.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) Skype
3 1 (0.74%) SMS
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) SQLite
2 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.96%) MySQL
2 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.63%) Android Studio
2 13 (9.63%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.15%) Xcode
4 10 (7.41%) CocoaPods
5 9 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 8 (5.93%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.44%) Gradle
7 6 (4.44%) Subversion
8 5 (3.70%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.96%) JIRA
10 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.22%) Mocha
11 2 (1.48%) Ant
11 2 (1.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.48%) Maven
12 1 (0.74%) Babel
12 1 (0.74%) NUnit
12 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (6.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Games
3 6 (4.44%) Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Publishing
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) .NET
1 23 (17.04%) Web Services
2 22 (16.30%) CSS
3 20 (14.81%) HTML
4 16 (11.85%) HTML5
4 16 (11.85%) Node.js
5 15 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 15 (11.11%) React Native
5 15 (11.11%) RESTful
6 14 (10.37%) React
7 13 (9.63%) REST
8 11 (8.15%) Android SDK
8 11 (8.15%) CSS3
8 11 (8.15%) JSON
9 8 (5.93%) Apache Cordova
9 8 (5.93%) XML
10 7 (5.19%) Cocoa
10 7 (5.19%) PhoneGap
11 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.44%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 86 (63.70%) Mobile App
2 21 (15.56%) User Experience
3 15 (11.11%) iPhone
4 7 (5.19%) iPad
5 5 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.96%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (2.96%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.22%) Linked Data
7 3 (2.22%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.48%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.48%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.48%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Animation
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.74%) Social Media
9 1 (0.74%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 96 (71.11%) Android
2 83 (61.48%) Apple iOS
3 19 (14.07%) Windows
4 4 (2.96%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.96%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (60.74%) Mobile Development
2 66 (48.89%) Android Development
3 59 (43.70%) iOS Development
4 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 15 (11.11%) TDD
7 13 (9.63%) Scrum
8 11 (8.15%) Web Development
9 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.67%) Push Notifications
11 8 (5.93%) Cross-Platform Development
11 8 (5.93%) Mobile First
11 8 (5.93%) MVC
12 7 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (4.44%) BDD
14 5 (3.70%) Configuration Management
14 5 (3.70%) OO
15 4 (2.96%) Data Protection
15 4 (2.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 40 (29.63%) Java
3 36 (26.67%) Apple Swift
4 32 (23.70%) Objective-C
5 28 (20.74%) C#
6 14 (10.37%) SQL
7 9 (6.67%) C++
8 6 (4.44%) PHP
8 6 (4.44%) Python
9 5 (3.70%) C
9 5 (3.70%) ES6
10 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.48%) XAML
11 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 31 (22.96%) Xamarin
2 8 (5.93%) IBM
3 5 (3.70%) Google
4 4 (2.96%) Apple
4 4 (2.96%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.22%) Splunk
5 3 (2.22%) Tealium
6 2 (1.48%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.48%) Citrix
7 1 (0.74%) Solace
7 1 (0.74%) Telerik
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