Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 537 494
Rank change year-on-year -8 -43 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 82 86 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 70 85
London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £391 £338 £302
90th Percentile £550 £589 £613
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 44411 43038 44839
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.01% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32161 30620 31621
London median daily rate £492 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £265
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 556 556 694
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.75% +7.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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 +2 14 £469 +10.29% 6
West London - 9 £411 -
Mobile Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region featuring Mobile Developer in the job title.

1 73 (89.02%) Mobile Development
2 56 (68.29%) Android
3 53 (64.63%) Apple iOS
4 43 (52.44%) Mobile App
5 41 (50.00%) Android Development
6 37 (45.12%) iOS Development
7 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (40.24%) Apple Swift
9 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
10 24 (29.27%) Java
11 23 (28.05%) TDD
12 21 (25.61%) Objective-C
12 21 (25.61%) React Native
13 18 (21.95%) Scrum
13 18 (21.95%) BDD
13 18 (21.95%) RESTful
14 17 (20.73%) User Experience
15 16 (19.51%) CSS
16 15 (18.29%) HTML
16 15 (18.29%) Test Automation
16 15 (18.29%) Greenfield Project
17 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
17 14 (17.07%) Apple
17 14 (17.07%) Banking
18 13 (15.85%) Xamarin
19 12 (14.63%) User Stories
19 12 (14.63%) Video on Demand
19 12 (14.63%) Google
19 12 (14.63%) JSON
20 11 (13.41%) OO

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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) CMS
2 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Google Play
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) SaaS
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.22%) HTTP
1 1 (1.22%) NFC
1 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Redis
2 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.44%) DocumentDB
2 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) Appium
3 9 (10.98%) Xcode
4 8 (9.76%) Calabash
4 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.32%) Android Studio
6 5 (6.10%) Subversion
7 4 (4.88%) JIRA
7 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (3.66%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.66%) Selenium
9 2 (2.44%) GitLab
9 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.44%) MSTest
9 2 (2.44%) NUnit
9 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.22%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 14 (17.07%) Banking
2 7 (8.54%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Advertising
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.61%) React Native
2 18 (21.95%) RESTful
3 16 (19.51%) CSS
4 15 (18.29%) HTML
5 12 (14.63%) JSON
6 11 (13.41%) Apache Cordova
7 10 (12.20%) Android SDK
8 9 (10.98%) CSS3
8 9 (10.98%) REST
9 8 (9.76%) Gherkin
9 8 (9.76%) HTML5
10 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.54%) Ionic Framework
10 7 (8.54%) React
10 7 (8.54%) Web Services
10 7 (8.54%) XML
11 6 (7.32%) Velocity
12 5 (6.10%) PhoneGap
13 4 (4.88%) iOS SDK
13 4 (4.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (52.44%) Mobile App
2 17 (20.73%) User Experience
3 15 (18.29%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (14.63%) Video on Demand
5 6 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (7.32%) Video\Live Streaming
6 4 (4.88%) Social Media
7 2 (2.44%) Animation
7 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.44%) Fintech
7 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 56 (68.29%) Android
2 53 (64.63%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.32%) Unix
4 4 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (89.02%) Mobile Development
2 41 (50.00%) Android Development
3 37 (45.12%) iOS Development
4 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (28.05%) TDD
6 18 (21.95%) BDD
6 18 (21.95%) Scrum
7 15 (18.29%) Test Automation
8 12 (14.63%) User Stories
9 11 (13.41%) OO
10 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.76%) ATDD
12 7 (8.54%) Acceptance Criteria
12 7 (8.54%) Functional Testing
12 7 (8.54%) Kanban
12 7 (8.54%) Mobile Application Development
13 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.32%) Exploratory Testing
13 6 (7.32%) Scrum-ban
13 6 (7.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) Apple Swift
2 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
3 24 (29.27%) Java
4 21 (25.61%) Objective-C
5 10 (12.20%) Ruby
6 7 (8.54%) C#
7 6 (7.32%) C++
7 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.32%) SQL
8 3 (3.66%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.44%) C
9 2 (2.44%) ES6
9 2 (2.44%) Go
9 2 (2.44%) PHP
9 2 (2.44%) Python
10 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.22%) C-shell
10 1 (1.22%) Groovy
10 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.22%) MCSE
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.44%) Terraform
2 1 (1.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Apple
2 13 (15.85%) Xamarin
3 12 (14.63%) Google
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe
4 3 (3.66%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.66%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (3.66%) Tealium
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) Sybase
5 1 (1.22%) Syncfusion