Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Applications Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 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 Application Developer
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 585 585
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 29 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.075% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.079% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 24
London median daily rate £450 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +0.67% -12.35%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £495
England median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Mobile Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Applications Developer in London

Mobile Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Applications Developer in London

Mobile Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Applications Developer in London

Mobile Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Applications Developer in London

Mobile Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London +8 8 £450 +30.43% 3
Mobile Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region featuring Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) Android
3 15 (51.72%) Apple iOS
4 14 (48.28%) Mobile Development
5 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) C#
6 9 (31.03%) iOS Development
7 8 (27.59%) Xamarin
7 8 (27.59%) Android Development
7 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
8 7 (24.14%) RESTful
8 7 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (20.69%) Node.js
9 6 (20.69%) React
9 6 (20.69%) User Experience
9 6 (20.69%) Scrum
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) HTML
10 5 (17.24%) Banking
10 5 (17.24%) Apple Swift
10 5 (17.24%) React Native
10 5 (17.24%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (13.79%) HTML5
11 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
11 4 (13.79%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) CSS
11 4 (13.79%) Objective-C

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) GIMP
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (6.90%) Google Play
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) RESTful
2 6 (20.69%) Node.js
2 6 (20.69%) React
3 5 (17.24%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) React Native
4 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 4 (13.79%) HTML5
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.34%) CSS3
5 3 (10.34%) Qt
5 3 (10.34%) Qt Quick
5 3 (10.34%) Xamarin.iOS
6 2 (6.90%) Android SDK
6 2 (6.90%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (6.90%) LESS
6 2 (6.90%) REST
6 2 (6.90%) Sass
6 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.69%) User Experience
3 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Android
1 15 (51.72%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Mobile Development
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) iOS Development
4 8 (27.59%) Android Development
5 7 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.34%) MVVM
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) SOLID
8 3 (10.34%) TDD
8 3 (10.34%) Wireframes
9 2 (6.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (6.90%) Open Source
9 2 (6.90%) SEO
9 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) Apple Swift
4 4 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Xamarin
2 3 (10.34%) Appcelerator
2 3 (10.34%) Apple
2 3 (10.34%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (6.90%) Tealium
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft