Period
to 18 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 424 375 344
Rank change year-on-year -49 -31 +24
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 205 278 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.68% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 220 241
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £378 £375 £350
90th Percentile £638 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
London median hourly rate £51.25 - £35.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% -21.43% +46.66%

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 39,975 40,998 39,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.59% 88.07% 87.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,839 29,752 28,296
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £303
90th Percentile £675 £669 £640
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 389 419
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.50 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +3.31% +8.90%
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.31 £12.23
90th Percentile £55.04 £50.40 £50.03
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 November 2018.

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 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
Central London -27 33 £525 +10.53% 20
West London -4 12 £425 +3.53% 20
East London -13 12 £475 -18.10% 7
Mobile Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 117 (57.07%) Apple iOS
2 101 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (47.80%) Android
4 84 (40.98%) Mobile App
5 76 (37.07%) iOS Development
6 67 (32.68%) User Experience
7 60 (29.27%) TDD
8 56 (27.32%) Android Development
9 54 (26.34%) JavaScript
10 52 (25.37%) Finance
11 49 (23.90%) Apple Swift
12 48 (23.41%) React Native
13 47 (22.93%) RESTful
13 47 (22.93%) Objective-C
14 46 (22.44%) Scrum
14 46 (22.44%) Java
15 40 (19.51%) CSS
16 39 (19.02%) HTML
16 39 (19.02%) Banking
17 31 (15.12%) Node.js
17 31 (15.12%) BDD
18 29 (14.15%) Test Automation
19 28 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (13.17%) Web Services
20 27 (13.17%) OO
21 25 (12.20%) SQL
21 25 (12.20%) HTML5
22 24 (11.71%) Software Engineering
23 23 (11.22%) Unit Testing
23 23 (11.22%) Git (software)

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 13 (6.34%) CMS
2 7 (3.41%) Confluence
3 5 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.98%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.49%) Drupal
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.46%) InVision
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.37%) PaaS
3 9 (4.39%) GitHub
4 6 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.93%) Google Play
5 5 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.98%) Heroku
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) Firebase
7 1 (0.49%) NuGet
7 1 (0.49%) Office 365
7 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) Firewall
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.83%) NoSQL
2 13 (6.34%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.46%) MySQL
7 3 (1.46%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.49%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.24%) Xcode
3 14 (6.83%) JIRA
4 11 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.88%) Burp Suite
6 9 (4.39%) Selenium
7 7 (3.41%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.93%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.93%) webpack
9 5 (2.44%) Android Studio
9 5 (2.44%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.44%) gulp
9 5 (2.44%) Subversion
10 4 (1.95%) Gradle
11 3 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.46%) Mocha
11 3 (1.46%) NUnit
11 3 (1.46%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (25.37%) Finance
2 39 (19.02%) Banking
3 14 (6.83%) Games
3 14 (6.83%) Retail
4 7 (3.41%) Publishing
5 6 (2.93%) Marketing
6 5 (2.44%) French Language
7 3 (1.46%) Electronics
7 3 (1.46%) Front Office
7 3 (1.46%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.98%) German Language
8 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 149 (72.68%) Developer
2 50 (24.39%) Mobile Developer
3 46 (22.44%) iOS Developer
4 29 (14.15%) React Developer
5 27 (13.17%) Android Developer
6 25 (12.20%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.37%) Senior iOS Developer
9 10 (4.88%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Applications Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Java Android Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Senior Mobile Developer
11 7 (3.41%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.41%) Java Mobile Developer
11 7 (3.41%) Security Engineer
12 6 (2.93%) Analyst
12 6 (2.93%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.41%) React Native
2 47 (22.93%) RESTful
3 40 (19.51%) CSS
4 39 (19.02%) HTML
5 31 (15.12%) Node.js
6 27 (13.17%) Web Services
7 25 (12.20%) HTML5
8 21 (10.24%) React
9 19 (9.27%) CSS3
10 17 (8.29%) AngularJS
11 13 (6.34%) Cocoa
11 13 (6.34%) jQuery
11 13 (6.34%) Redux
12 12 (5.85%) Sass
13 11 (5.37%) XML
14 10 (4.88%) JSON
15 9 (4.39%) Core Data
15 9 (4.39%) REST
16 8 (3.90%) Apache Cordova
16 8 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 84 (40.98%) Mobile App
2 67 (32.68%) User Experience
3 20 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (9.27%) Fintech
5 17 (8.29%) iPhone
6 15 (7.32%) iPad
7 11 (5.37%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.88%) Video on Demand
9 8 (3.90%) Video\Live Streaming
10 7 (3.41%) EMV
10 7 (3.41%) Virtual Team
11 6 (2.93%) Algorithms
11 6 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (2.93%) Animation
12 5 (2.44%) Data Structures
12 5 (2.44%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (1.46%) Apple TV
13 3 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.46%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 117 (57.07%) Apple iOS
2 98 (47.80%) Android
3 10 (4.88%) Mac OS
4 8 (3.90%) Unix
5 7 (3.41%) Windows
6 4 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.95%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (37.07%) iOS Development
3 60 (29.27%) TDD
4 56 (27.32%) Android Development
5 46 (22.44%) Scrum
6 31 (15.12%) BDD
7 29 (14.15%) Test Automation
8 28 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (13.17%) OO
10 24 (11.71%) Software Engineering
11 23 (11.22%) Mobile Application Development
11 23 (11.22%) Unit Testing
12 19 (9.27%) Front End Development
12 19 (9.27%) Kanban
13 18 (8.78%) Web Development
14 16 (7.80%) Content Management
15 12 (5.85%) Analytics
16 11 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (5.37%) Microservices
17 10 (4.88%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.34%) JavaScript
2 49 (23.90%) Apple Swift
3 47 (22.93%) Objective-C
4 46 (22.44%) Java
5 25 (12.20%) SQL
6 16 (7.80%) C#
7 15 (7.32%) C++
8 12 (5.85%) Kotlin
9 10 (4.88%) PHP
10 9 (4.39%) ES6
11 8 (3.90%) C
11 8 (3.90%) ES7
12 6 (2.93%) Python
13 4 (1.95%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.46%) Go
14 3 (1.46%) VBA
15 2 (0.98%) ES8
15 2 (0.98%) Java 8
15 2 (0.98%) Ruby
16 1 (0.49%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (4.88%) CEH
1 10 (4.88%) CISSP
2 8 (3.90%) Degree
3 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.49%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (10.24%) Google
2 10 (4.88%) Apple
3 5 (2.44%) Adobe
3 5 (2.44%) Atlassian
3 5 (2.44%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.46%) Alteryx
4 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.46%) Twitter
4 3 (1.46%) Zend
5 2 (0.98%) Facebook
6 1 (0.49%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.49%) Citrix
6 1 (0.49%) Kony
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.49%) SAP
6 1 (0.49%) Telerik
6 1 (0.49%) VMware