The median contractor rate for a Mobile Applications Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Application Developer
England / London
Rank 399 427 398
Rank change year-on-year +28 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 7 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.041% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.043% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 11
Median daily rate £450 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +22.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £490 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £490 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £314
% change year-on-year +9.37% +27.49%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Mobile Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Applications Developer in London

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 21 (91.30%) Mobile App
2 18 (78.26%) Android
2 18 (78.26%) Apple iOS
3 10 (43.48%) User Experience
4 9 (39.13%) C#
5 8 (34.78%) Android Development
6 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
6 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (26.09%) Xamarin
8 5 (21.74%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) Objective-C
8 5 (21.74%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) Apple Swift
9 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
9 4 (17.39%) React Native
10 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
10 3 (13.04%) iOS SDK
10 3 (13.04%) JIRA
10 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.04%) C
10 3 (13.04%) HTML
10 3 (13.04%) CSS
10 3 (13.04%) TDD
10 3 (13.04%) Games
10 3 (13.04%) Scrum
10 3 (13.04%) Cocoa
11 2 (8.70%) Retail
11 2 (8.70%) MVC
11 2 (8.70%) C++

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) Google Play
1 1 (4.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.35%) CocoaPods
4 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) React Native
3 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
3 3 (13.04%) Cocoa
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) iOS SDK
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) React
4 2 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (91.30%) Mobile App
2 10 (43.48%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Android
1 18 (78.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) webOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Android Development
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Objective-C
3 4 (17.39%) Apple Swift
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Xamarin
2 2 (8.70%) Appcelerator
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) PubNub
3 1 (4.35%) Samsung
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