The median contractor rate for a Mobile Applications Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Mobile Application Developer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 619 586
Rank change year-on-year +79 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 61 25 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.046% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.049% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 40
Median daily rate £400 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £345
% change year-on-year -1.23% +17.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.61% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +45.61% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Mobile Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Applications Developer in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Applications Developer in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Applications Developer in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Applications Developer in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 58 £400 +1.91% 17
London +23 18 £463 +22.84% 7
South East +36 12 £400 -4.19% 1
Yorkshire +28 9 £400 - 1
Surrey - 8 £400 -
North West +24 7 £344 -16.15% 3
West Yorkshire +28 6 - - 1
Leeds +26 6 - - 1
Manchester +13 5 £338 -17.68% 1
East of England 0 5 £350 -12.50% 1
East Midlands -4 4 £288 -
Berkshire +24 3 £400 +28.00%
South Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
City of London 0 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £288 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £400 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 £350 -

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Mobile Applications 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 featuring Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

1 81 (94.19%) Mobile App
2 49 (56.98%) Android
3 46 (53.49%) Apple iOS
4 39 (45.35%) Android Development
5 37 (43.02%) iOS Development
6 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (30.23%) Xamarin
8 25 (29.07%) C#
9 24 (27.91%) Mobile Application Development
10 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
11 17 (19.77%) Objective-C
12 16 (18.60%) Scrum
13 14 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (16.28%) REST
14 13 (15.12%) HTML
15 12 (13.95%) Java
15 12 (13.95%) React Native
16 11 (12.79%) Mobile Development
16 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (12.79%) iOS SDK
16 11 (12.79%) .NET
16 11 (12.79%) RESTful
17 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
17 10 (11.63%) React
17 10 (11.63%) Apple Swift
18 9 (10.47%) Android SDK
18 9 (10.47%) PhoneGap
18 9 (10.47%) Apache Cordova
18 9 (10.47%) Banking
18 9 (10.47%) XAML

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.16%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Google Play
3 1 (1.16%) GitHub
3 1 (1.16%) Heroku
3 1 (1.16%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.14%) NUnit
2 7 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.81%) Xcode
5 2 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.33%) webpack
6 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Babel
6 1 (1.16%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.16%) Gradle
6 1 (1.16%) JIRA
6 1 (1.16%) Mockito
6 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 9 (10.47%) Banking
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Games
2 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) REST
2 13 (15.12%) HTML
3 12 (13.95%) React Native
4 11 (12.79%) .NET
4 11 (12.79%) iOS SDK
4 11 (12.79%) RESTful
5 10 (11.63%) React
6 9 (10.47%) Android SDK
6 9 (10.47%) Apache Cordova
6 9 (10.47%) HTML5
6 9 (10.47%) JSON
6 9 (10.47%) PhoneGap
6 9 (10.47%) Web Services
7 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.98%) Cocoa
7 6 (6.98%) CSS
7 6 (6.98%) Node.js
8 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.65%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (3.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (94.19%) Mobile App
2 14 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (8.14%) iPhone
5 6 (6.98%) User Experience
6 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.49%) iPad
8 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.33%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.16%) Animation
9 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.16%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.16%) Life Science
9 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.16%) Social Media
9 1 (1.16%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.98%) Android
2 46 (53.49%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.14%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.16%) Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Android Development
2 37 (43.02%) iOS Development
3 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (27.91%) Mobile Application Development
5 16 (18.60%) Scrum
6 11 (12.79%) Mobile Development
7 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.14%) TDD
10 6 (6.98%) MVC
11 4 (4.65%) Kanban
11 4 (4.65%) OO
12 3 (3.49%) Analytics
12 3 (3.49%) Front End Development
12 3 (3.49%) Microservices
13 2 (2.33%) BDD
13 2 (2.33%) Cross-Platform Development
13 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
13 2 (2.33%) Matrix Organization
13 2 (2.33%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) C#
2 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.77%) Objective-C
4 12 (13.95%) Java
5 10 (11.63%) Apple Swift
6 9 (10.47%) SQL
6 9 (10.47%) XAML
7 5 (5.81%) C++
8 4 (4.65%) C
9 2 (2.33%) PHP
9 2 (2.33%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.16%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.16%) ES6
10 1 (1.16%) JSX
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.33%) Degree
1 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) Xamarin
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) Apple
4 4 (4.65%) Google
5 2 (2.33%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.33%) Splunk
5 2 (2.33%) Tealium
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
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