Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 562 556 529
Rank change year-on-year -6 -27 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 68 81 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 69
London median daily rate £469 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £344 £390 £338
90th Percentile £606 £550 £590
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £59.84 - -
England median hourly rate £52.42 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +90.61% - -

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 43,644 43,909 42,700
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.97% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,527 31,784 30,401
London median daily rate £500 £493 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +7.07% +2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 547 557
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.44 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +4.18% +3.24%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.30 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.13 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% +0.34% +2.78%

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Developer in London

Mobile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Developer in London

Mobile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Developer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Developer in London

Mobile 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 Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Developer in London

Mobile 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 Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
East London - 9 £475 - 2
Central London -25 5 £525 +12.00% 6
South London - 3 £450 -
West London -17 1 £450 +9.62% 12
Mobile Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Mobile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Mobile Developer in the job title.

1 50 (73.53%) Mobile Development
2 44 (64.71%) Android
3 38 (55.88%) Apple iOS
4 35 (51.47%) Mobile App
5 28 (41.18%) React Native
6 23 (33.82%) Android Development
7 22 (32.35%) Finance
8 21 (30.88%) iOS Development
9 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (26.47%) User Experience
12 17 (25.00%) Node.js
12 17 (25.00%) RESTful
13 16 (23.53%) SQL
14 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (20.59%) Java
16 13 (19.12%) Apple Swift
16 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
17 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
18 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
18 11 (16.18%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (16.18%) PaaS
18 11 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (16.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 10 (14.71%) Web Services
19 10 (14.71%) TDD
19 10 (14.71%) Objective-C
20 9 (13.24%) Banking
20 9 (13.24%) OO
20 9 (13.24%) HTML

Mobile 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 2 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.18%) PaaS
3 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.35%) GitHub
5 3 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.94%) Firebase
6 2 (2.94%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.47%) Google Play
7 1 (1.47%) Office 365
7 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
2 11 (16.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 11 (16.18%) Azure SQL Database
2 11 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) Xcode
3 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.88%) Subversion
5 3 (4.41%) Android Studio
5 3 (4.41%) Appium
5 3 (4.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.94%) Ant
6 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.94%) Crashlytics
6 2 (2.94%) Gradle
6 2 (2.94%) Maven
7 1 (1.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.47%) gulp
7 1 (1.47%) PostCSS
7 1 (1.47%) Selenium
7 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Games
4 5 (7.35%) French Language
5 2 (2.94%) Advertising
5 2 (2.94%) German Language
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.18%) React Native
2 17 (25.00%) Node.js
2 17 (25.00%) RESTful
3 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 10 (14.71%) Web Services
5 9 (13.24%) Apache Cordova
5 9 (13.24%) HTML
6 8 (11.76%) CSS
7 7 (10.29%) Ionic Framework
8 6 (8.82%) JSON
9 5 (7.35%) React
10 4 (5.88%) Angular 2
10 4 (5.88%) REST
11 3 (4.41%) Ajax
11 3 (4.41%) Android SDK
11 3 (4.41%) Backbone.js
11 3 (4.41%) HTML5
11 3 (4.41%) RxJava
11 3 (4.41%) SOAP
11 3 (4.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (51.47%) Mobile App
2 18 (26.47%) User Experience
3 7 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (7.35%) Fintech
4 5 (7.35%) iPhone
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.41%) Equities
5 3 (4.41%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) Animation
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) iPad
7 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.47%) RIA
7 1 (1.47%) Social Media
7 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Android
2 38 (55.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (73.53%) Mobile Development
2 23 (33.82%) Android Development
3 21 (30.88%) iOS Development
4 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.71%) TDD
6 9 (13.24%) Mobile Application Development
6 9 (13.24%) OO
6 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 4 (5.88%) BDD
8 4 (5.88%) Microservices
8 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Web Development
9 3 (4.41%) Analytics
9 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.41%) DevOps
9 3 (4.41%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Functional Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 16 (23.53%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) Java
4 13 (19.12%) Apple Swift
5 10 (14.71%) Objective-C
6 7 (10.29%) Kotlin
7 6 (8.82%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) Java 8
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) ES6
9 1 (1.47%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
1 2 (2.94%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Google
2 3 (4.41%) Twitter
2 3 (4.41%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.94%) Facebook
4 1 (1.47%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.47%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.47%) Apple
4 1 (1.47%) Kony
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Splunk
4 1 (1.47%) Telerik