The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Developer
England / South West
Rank - 132 140
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 0 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £341
% change year-on-year +6.66% +9.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2453 2798 2981
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.30% 96.45% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1806 1862
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 186 144
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Mobile Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Developer in the South West

Mobile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile Developer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Developer in the South West

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Mobile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Mobile Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) iPhone
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Graphic Design
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
5 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Graphic Design
2 4 (80.00%) iPhone
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Release Management
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript