Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 564 549 529
Rank change year-on-year -15 -20 -63
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 78 69 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 65
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £380 £333
90th Percentile £628 £546 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £59.84 - -
England median hourly rate £52.42 £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +90.61% -3.51% -

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 43,019 42,105 42,682
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 94.99% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,101 30,251 30,626
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 524 514
London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.59 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.92%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Central London -30 10 £500 +9.59% 3
East London - 10 £475 - 2
South London - 2 £450 -
West London -22 1 £450 +9.62% 6
Mobile Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 58 (74.36%) Mobile Development
2 56 (71.79%) Android
3 49 (62.82%) Apple iOS
4 41 (52.56%) Mobile App
5 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
6 35 (44.87%) Android Development
7 31 (39.74%) iOS Development
8 30 (38.46%) React Native
8 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (35.90%) Finance
10 26 (33.33%) User Experience
11 23 (29.49%) Java
12 22 (28.21%) RESTful
13 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (21.79%) PaaS
14 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
15 14 (17.95%) Apple Swift
15 14 (17.95%) Node.js
15 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
15 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (17.95%) JSON
16 13 (16.67%) REST
16 13 (16.67%) Scrum
17 12 (15.38%) Appium
17 12 (15.38%) HTML
18 11 (14.10%) SQL
19 10 (12.82%) React
19 10 (12.82%) Android SDK
19 10 (12.82%) Objective-C
19 10 (12.82%) NoSQL

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 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (21.79%) PaaS
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) GitHub
3 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.56%) Serverless
4 1 (1.28%) Google Play
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.97%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (2.56%) SQLite
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.38%) Appium
3 9 (11.54%) Subversion
4 8 (10.26%) JIRA
5 7 (8.97%) Mercurial
5 7 (8.97%) Sublime Text
5 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
6 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.85%) Gradle
8 3 (3.85%) Xcode
9 2 (2.56%) Ant
9 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.56%) Crashlytics
9 2 (2.56%) Gerrit
9 2 (2.56%) Maven
9 2 (2.56%) webpack
10 1 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.28%) Hudson
10 1 (1.28%) PostCSS
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) React Native
2 22 (28.21%) RESTful
3 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
4 14 (17.95%) JSON
4 14 (17.95%) Node.js
5 13 (16.67%) REST
6 12 (15.38%) HTML
7 10 (12.82%) Android SDK
7 10 (12.82%) React
8 9 (11.54%) Apache Cordova
8 9 (11.54%) CSS
8 9 (11.54%) Web Services
9 8 (10.26%) Ionic Framework
9 8 (10.26%) OAuth
10 7 (8.97%) OAuth2
10 7 (8.97%) OpenID
11 6 (7.69%) Redux
12 4 (5.13%) Backbone.js
12 4 (5.13%) HTML5
12 4 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (52.56%) Mobile App
2 26 (33.33%) User Experience
3 8 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (7.69%) Fintech
5 4 (5.13%) iPhone
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Animation
6 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.56%) Equities
6 2 (2.56%) iPad
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.56%) RIA
6 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (71.79%) Android
2 49 (62.82%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (74.36%) Mobile Development
2 35 (44.87%) Android Development
3 31 (39.74%) iOS Development
4 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.67%) Scrum
7 9 (11.54%) API Integration
8 8 (10.26%) BDD
8 8 (10.26%) DevOps
8 8 (10.26%) Microservices
8 8 (10.26%) TDD
9 7 (8.97%) Analytics
9 7 (8.97%) Benchmarking
10 6 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (7.69%) OO
10 6 (7.69%) Push Notifications
10 6 (7.69%) Release Management
11 5 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 23 (29.49%) Java
3 14 (17.95%) Apple Swift
4 11 (14.10%) SQL
5 10 (12.82%) Objective-C
6 7 (8.97%) C#
7 6 (7.69%) JSX
8 5 (6.41%) ES6
8 5 (6.41%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 4 (5.13%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.85%) Google
2 3 (3.85%) Twitter
3 2 (2.56%) Apple
3 2 (2.56%) Facebook
3 2 (2.56%) Telerik
4 1 (1.28%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.28%) Kony
4 1 (1.28%) SAP