Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Mobile Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Development over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Development
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 451 374 379
Rank change year-on-year -77 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 176 282 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.69% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 228 183
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £356 £385 £330
90th Percentile £675 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
London median hourly rate £51.25 - £100.00
10th Percentile £46.63 - £46.25
90th Percentile £60.18 - £167.75
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £100.00

Mobile Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 39,201 40,859 36,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.13% 87.88% 87.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,062 29,756 26,321
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 421 442
London median hourly rate £24.47 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.20% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £13.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

Mobile Development
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Mobile Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Development in London

Mobile Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Development in London

Mobile Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Development in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Development in London

Mobile Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Development in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Development in London

Mobile Development
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 Development within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 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 -6 39 £550 +17.33% 24
West London +18 11 £425 +3.53% 24
East London -25 9 £475 -9.52% 11
South London -3 2 £525 +10.53% 1
Mobile Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Development also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Mobile Development.

1 89 (50.57%) Apple iOS
2 86 (48.86%) Mobile App
3 80 (45.45%) Android
4 75 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (35.80%) User Experience
6 50 (28.41%) iOS Development
7 49 (27.84%) JavaScript
8 48 (27.27%) Finance
9 45 (25.57%) HTML
9 45 (25.57%) CSS
10 44 (25.00%) TDD
11 39 (22.16%) Android Development
12 38 (21.59%) React Native
13 35 (19.89%) Apple Swift
14 32 (18.18%) Scrum
14 32 (18.18%) Banking
15 30 (17.05%) Node.js
15 30 (17.05%) HTML5
15 30 (17.05%) RESTful
15 30 (17.05%) Java
16 28 (15.91%) Objective-C
17 25 (14.20%) Test Automation
18 23 (13.07%) Web Services
19 20 (11.36%) SQL
19 20 (11.36%) Software Engineering
19 20 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (10.80%) Mobile Application Development
21 18 (10.23%) AngularJS
21 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
21 18 (10.23%) OO

Mobile Development
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 10 (5.68%) CMS
2 7 (3.98%) Confluence
3 6 (3.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.57%) InVision
1 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.68%) PaaS
3 7 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.98%) GitHub
3 7 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.70%) Google Play
5 2 (1.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.57%) Heroku
6 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.70%) HTTP
1 3 (1.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.52%) NoSQL
2 12 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.68%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.57%) Big Data
6 1 (0.57%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.39%) JIRA
3 10 (5.68%) Burp Suite
4 9 (5.11%) Xcode
5 6 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.84%) Subversion
7 4 (2.27%) Gradle
7 4 (2.27%) gulp
7 4 (2.27%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.27%) webpack
8 3 (1.70%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.70%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.70%) git-flow
8 3 (1.70%) Mocha
8 3 (1.70%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.14%) Selenium
9 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 48 (27.27%) Finance
2 32 (18.18%) Banking
3 15 (8.52%) Games
4 9 (5.11%) French Language
4 9 (5.11%) Marketing
4 9 (5.11%) Retail
5 3 (1.70%) Electronics
5 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Digital Economy
6 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.14%) German Language
6 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (66.48%) Developer
2 46 (26.14%) Mobile Developer
3 32 (18.18%) iOS Developer
4 24 (13.64%) React Developer
5 18 (10.23%) Android Developer
6 15 (8.52%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.68%) Applications Developer
7 10 (5.68%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 10 (5.68%) Security Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Architect
9 8 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.55%) Mobile Engineer
10 7 (3.98%) Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Digital Business Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) Digital Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) iOS Android Developer
11 6 (3.41%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.41%) Web Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.57%) CSS
1 45 (25.57%) HTML
2 38 (21.59%) React Native
3 30 (17.05%) HTML5
3 30 (17.05%) Node.js
3 30 (17.05%) RESTful
4 23 (13.07%) Web Services
5 18 (10.23%) AngularJS
6 17 (9.66%) CSS3
6 17 (9.66%) JSON
7 16 (9.09%) React
8 15 (8.52%) XML
9 13 (7.39%) REST
10 12 (6.82%) jQuery
11 11 (6.25%) Sass
12 10 (5.68%) Redux
13 7 (3.98%) Apache Cordova
13 7 (3.98%) Core Data
13 7 (3.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (3.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (48.86%) Mobile App
2 63 (35.80%) User Experience
3 11 (6.25%) Video on Demand
4 10 (5.68%) Virtual Team
5 9 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (5.11%) Video\Live Streaming
6 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.98%) EMV
7 6 (3.41%) Fintech
7 6 (3.41%) iPhone
7 6 (3.41%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.84%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (2.27%) iPad
9 4 (2.27%) W3C
10 3 (1.70%) Animation
10 3 (1.70%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.70%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.14%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 89 (50.57%) Apple iOS
2 80 (45.45%) Android
3 7 (3.98%) Unix
4 6 (3.41%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.14%) Linux
5 2 (1.14%) Windows
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (28.41%) iOS Development
3 44 (25.00%) TDD
4 39 (22.16%) Android Development
5 32 (18.18%) Scrum
6 25 (14.20%) Test Automation
7 20 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 19 (10.80%) Mobile Application Development
9 18 (10.23%) Front End Development
9 18 (10.23%) OO
10 17 (9.66%) Unit Testing
11 16 (9.09%) BDD
12 15 (8.52%) DevOps
12 15 (8.52%) Kanban
13 14 (7.95%) Web Development
14 11 (6.25%) Content Management
15 10 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (5.68%) Ethical Hacking
16 9 (5.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.84%) JavaScript
2 35 (19.89%) Apple Swift
3 30 (17.05%) Java
4 28 (15.91%) Objective-C
5 20 (11.36%) SQL
6 14 (7.95%) Kotlin
7 10 (5.68%) C#
7 10 (5.68%) PHP
8 7 (3.98%) ES6
8 7 (3.98%) Python
8 7 (3.98%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.84%) ES7
10 3 (1.70%) C++
11 2 (1.14%) Java 8
11 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) ES8
12 1 (0.57%) Go
12 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (5.68%) CEH
1 10 (5.68%) CISSP
2 7 (3.98%) Degree
3 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.14%) HockeyApp
2 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (7.95%) Google
2 7 (3.98%) Apple
3 6 (3.41%) Adobe
3 6 (3.41%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.84%) Oracle
5 3 (1.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.70%) Twitter
5 3 (1.70%) Zend
6 2 (1.14%) Facebook
6 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.57%) SAP