Period
to 17 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 549 554 537
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 63 78 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 66 45
London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £388 £325
90th Percentile £713 £550 £505
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 £59.84 - -

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 41,059 44,157 39,248
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 94.83% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,487 32,132 27,956
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 625 567
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.60 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -4.19% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
90th Percentile £49.38 £48.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -13 5 £525 +20.00% 4
East London - 5 £450 - 2
South London - 2 £450 -
Mobile Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 44 (69.84%) Mobile App
1 44 (69.84%) Mobile Development
2 36 (57.14%) Android
3 32 (50.79%) Apple iOS
4 20 (31.75%) Android Development
4 20 (31.75%) User Experience
5 18 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 18 (28.57%) Apple Swift
5 18 (28.57%) React Native
6 17 (26.98%) Finance
7 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 15 (23.81%) SQL
8 14 (22.22%) Java
8 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.63%) Objective-C
9 13 (20.63%) Node.js
10 12 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 12 (19.05%) Games
10 12 (19.05%) French Language
11 11 (17.46%) TDD
11 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (17.46%) NoSQL
12 10 (15.87%) OO
13 9 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
14 8 (12.70%) Cross-Platform Development
14 8 (12.70%) Kotlin
14 8 (12.70%) RESTful
14 8 (12.70%) CSS
14 8 (12.70%) HTML
15 7 (11.11%) Web Services

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 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.11%) PaaS
3 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.76%) Firebase
4 3 (4.76%) GitHub
4 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Xcode
2 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.35%) Appium
4 3 (4.76%) JIRA
4 3 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) Android Studio
5 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.17%) Crashlytics
5 2 (3.17%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.59%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.59%) Gradle
6 1 (1.59%) gulp
6 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) French Language
2 12 (19.05%) Games
3 6 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Advertising
5 2 (3.17%) German Language
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) React Native
2 13 (20.63%) Node.js
3 12 (19.05%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.70%) CSS
4 8 (12.70%) HTML
4 8 (12.70%) RESTful
5 7 (11.11%) Ionic Framework
5 7 (11.11%) RxJava
5 7 (11.11%) Web Services
6 6 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (9.52%) iOS SDK
7 5 (7.94%) JSON
7 5 (7.94%) React
8 4 (6.35%) REST
9 3 (4.76%) Ajax
9 3 (4.76%) Angular 2
9 3 (4.76%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.76%) HTML5
10 2 (3.17%) AVFoundation
10 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (69.84%) Mobile App
2 20 (31.75%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.76%) iPhone
3 3 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Equities
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) Fintech
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) RIA
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
5 1 (1.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (57.14%) Android
2 32 (50.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (69.84%) Mobile Development
2 20 (31.75%) Android Development
3 18 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) TDD
6 10 (15.87%) OO
7 9 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (12.70%) Cross-Platform Development
9 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.52%) OOD
11 4 (6.35%) Microservices
11 4 (6.35%) Web Development
12 3 (4.76%) Data-Driven Decision Making
12 3 (4.76%) Decision-Making
12 3 (4.76%) DevOps
12 3 (4.76%) Exploratory Testing
12 3 (4.76%) Mobile Optimisation
12 3 (4.76%) Presales
12 3 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (4.76%) Progressive Web App
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) Apple Swift
2 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.81%) SQL
3 14 (22.22%) Java
4 13 (20.63%) Objective-C
5 8 (12.70%) Kotlin
6 3 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (3.17%) Java 8
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
1 3 (4.76%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Google
2 2 (3.17%) Facebook
2 2 (3.17%) Twitter
3 1 (1.59%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.59%) Splunk
3 1 (1.59%) Xamarin