Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 404 377 343
Rank change year-on-year -27 -34 -39
Contract jobs citing Mobile Development 234 249 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.64% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 197 225
London median daily rate £500 £458 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% -3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £358 £353
90th Percentile £629 £575 £600
England median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.45% +5.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
London median hourly rate £53.67 - £35.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +63.64% -21.43% +58.26%

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 40,185 38,703 38,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.56% 87.74% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,102 27,890 27,823
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 376 374
London median hourly rate £22.46 £23.13 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +10.12% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.87 £51.63 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

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 25 September 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 25 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 -33 32 £525 +15.07% 19
East London -6 14 £475 -11.21% 11
West London -11 10 £413 +0.49% 11
Mobile Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 133 (56.84%) Apple iOS
2 116 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (48.72%) Android
4 94 (40.17%) iOS Development
5 89 (38.03%) JavaScript
6 82 (35.04%) Mobile App
7 80 (34.19%) User Experience
8 79 (33.76%) TDD
9 72 (30.77%) Android Development
10 63 (26.92%) RESTful
11 62 (26.50%) Apple Swift
12 57 (24.36%) Finance
12 57 (24.36%) Objective-C
12 57 (24.36%) Java
13 52 (22.22%) Scrum
14 49 (20.94%) CSS
15 48 (20.51%) React Native
16 46 (19.66%) HTML
17 45 (19.23%) BDD
18 44 (18.80%) Banking
19 42 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
20 37 (15.81%) Git (software)
21 32 (13.68%) OO
21 32 (13.68%) Unit Testing
22 30 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
22 30 (12.82%) React
23 29 (12.39%) Node.js
23 29 (12.39%) Test Automation
24 28 (11.97%) Front End Development
25 26 (11.11%) Xcode

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 12 (5.13%) CMS
2 8 (3.42%) Confluence
3 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.28%) JBoss
4 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.43%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.28%) InVision
1 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.41%) PaaS
3 10 (4.27%) GitHub
4 5 (2.14%) Google Play
5 4 (1.71%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.28%) NuGet
7 2 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.85%) Heroku
7 2 (0.85%) Serverless
8 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.43%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.56%) Internet
2 3 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.98%) NoSQL
2 13 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (3.42%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.14%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (2.14%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.71%) Big Data
8 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.28%) MySQL
9 3 (1.28%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.85%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.85%) QlikView
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.43%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.43%) Power BI
11 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 37 (15.81%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.11%) Xcode
3 20 (8.55%) JIRA
4 17 (7.26%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.70%) Appium
5 11 (4.70%) Selenium
6 8 (3.42%) Android Studio
6 8 (3.42%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.42%) Subversion
7 7 (2.99%) Bitbucket
7 7 (2.99%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.56%) webpack
9 5 (2.14%) Gradle
9 5 (2.14%) gulp
9 5 (2.14%) JUnit
9 5 (2.14%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.14%) Sublime Text
9 5 (2.14%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.71%) Gerrit
General
1 57 (24.36%) Finance
2 44 (18.80%) Banking
3 18 (7.69%) Retail
4 14 (5.98%) Games
5 11 (4.70%) Publishing
6 7 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Electronics
7 3 (1.28%) Front Office
7 3 (1.28%) Law
7 3 (1.28%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 193 (82.48%) Developer
2 64 (27.35%) iOS Developer
3 59 (25.21%) Mobile Developer
4 44 (18.80%) Android Developer
5 35 (14.96%) React Developer
6 34 (14.53%) Senior Developer
7 21 (8.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (7.26%) Applications Developer
9 15 (6.41%) Lead Developer
10 14 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (5.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 14 (5.98%) Senior iOS Developer
10 14 (5.98%) Senior Mobile Developer
11 10 (4.27%) Android Engineer
11 10 (4.27%) Mobile Engineer
11 10 (4.27%) Senior React Developer
12 9 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
12 9 (3.85%) Lead Android Developer
13 8 (3.42%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.42%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (26.92%) RESTful
2 49 (20.94%) CSS
3 48 (20.51%) React Native
4 46 (19.66%) HTML
5 30 (12.82%) React
6 29 (12.39%) Node.js
7 25 (10.68%) AngularJS
7 25 (10.68%) Web Services
8 23 (9.83%) Redux
9 22 (9.40%) HTML5
10 20 (8.55%) JSON
10 20 (8.55%) REST
11 19 (8.12%) Android SDK
11 19 (8.12%) CSS3
12 18 (7.69%) Sass
13 17 (7.26%) .NET
13 17 (7.26%) Cocoa
14 16 (6.84%) jQuery
15 13 (5.56%) LESS
16 12 (5.13%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 82 (35.04%) Mobile App
2 80 (34.19%) User Experience
3 30 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (10.68%) Fintech
5 21 (8.97%) iPhone
6 20 (8.55%) iPad
7 14 (5.98%) Video on Demand
8 13 (5.56%) Computer Science
9 11 (4.70%) Video\Live Streaming
10 9 (3.85%) Over-the-Top Content
11 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (2.99%) Animation
11 7 (2.99%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (2.56%) Algorithms
13 5 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (1.71%) Virtual Team
15 3 (1.28%) Apple TV
15 3 (1.28%) SWIFT
15 3 (1.28%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 133 (56.84%) Apple iOS
2 114 (48.72%) Android
3 14 (5.98%) Mac OS
4 11 (4.70%) Windows
5 9 (3.85%) Unix
6 7 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.71%) Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (40.17%) iOS Development
3 79 (33.76%) TDD
4 72 (30.77%) Android Development
5 52 (22.22%) Scrum
6 45 (19.23%) BDD
7 42 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (13.68%) OO
8 32 (13.68%) Unit Testing
9 29 (12.39%) Test Automation
10 28 (11.97%) Front End Development
11 24 (10.26%) Web Development
12 20 (8.55%) Kanban
13 19 (8.12%) Microservices
14 16 (6.84%) Software Engineering
15 15 (6.41%) Analytics
15 15 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
16 13 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
16 13 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 89 (38.03%) JavaScript
2 62 (26.50%) Apple Swift
3 57 (24.36%) Java
3 57 (24.36%) Objective-C
4 25 (10.68%) SQL
5 19 (8.12%) C#
6 18 (7.69%) C++
6 18 (7.69%) ES6
7 17 (7.26%) Kotlin
8 15 (6.41%) ES7
9 12 (5.13%) C
10 9 (3.85%) PHP
10 9 (3.85%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.71%) Go
11 4 (1.71%) JSX
12 3 (1.28%) Python
12 3 (1.28%) VBA
13 2 (0.85%) ES8
13 2 (0.85%) Java 8
13 2 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (4.27%) Degree
2 4 (1.71%) CEH
2 4 (1.71%) CISSP
3 3 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (7.69%) Google
2 10 (4.27%) Apple
3 8 (3.42%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.28%) Alteryx
4 3 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.28%) Twitter
4 3 (1.28%) Zend
5 2 (0.85%) Adobe
5 2 (0.85%) ClickTale
5 2 (0.85%) Facebook
5 2 (0.85%) Tealium
5 2 (0.85%) Telerik
6 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.43%) Citrix
6 1 (0.43%) IBM
6 1 (0.43%) Kony
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.43%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.43%) Tableau