Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Applications Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 783 813
Rank change year-on-year -8 +30 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 101 94 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.097% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 39
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £252 £313
90th Percentile £538 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £62.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +119.30% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £41.50 £26.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £62.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% +119.30% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96,601 92,453 101,204
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.93% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,460 60,485 66,065
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,142 2,765 3,187
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.92 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.51% -0.08% +6.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%

Mobile Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Mobile Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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 12 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 6 months to 24 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
England -15 96 £441 +10.25% 38
London +8 53 £475 +5.56% 6
UK excluding London -20 46 £375 - 36
Midlands -5 20 £360 +10.77% 9
South East -10 17 £413 +3.13% 8
West Midlands -8 16 £360 +2.86% 3
North of England -39 5 £375 -11.76% 10
East Midlands +6 4 £375 +25.00% 6
North West -21 4 £375 -6.25% 6
Scotland -17 3 £382 -15.22% 1
South West -11 1 £413 - 3
North East -12 1 £220 -56.00%

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Mobile Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

1 93 (92.08%) Mobile App
2 67 (66.34%) Apple iOS
3 64 (63.37%) JavaScript
3 64 (63.37%) Android
4 61 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (49.50%) AngularJS
6 49 (48.51%) User Experience
7 43 (42.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 41 (40.59%) Finance
9 40 (39.60%) JSON
9 40 (39.60%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (37.62%) React Native
11 37 (36.63%) Mobile Development
11 37 (36.63%) Git (software)
12 36 (35.64%) REST
13 33 (32.67%) OAuth
13 33 (32.67%) HTML
14 32 (31.68%) Visual Studio Team System
14 32 (31.68%) PaaS
14 32 (31.68%) JIRA
15 29 (28.71%) Subversion
15 29 (28.71%) DevOps
16 28 (27.72%) Android Development
16 28 (27.72%) OAuth2
16 28 (27.72%) Microservices
16 28 (27.72%) OpenID
17 27 (26.73%) CSS
17 27 (26.73%) API Integration
18 26 (25.74%) Cosmos DB
18 26 (25.74%) Sublime Text

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 4 (3.96%) CMS
2 2 (1.98%) Drupal
3 1 (0.99%) Mendix
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (42.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (31.68%) PaaS
3 9 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.93%) SaaS
5 4 (3.96%) IaaS
6 3 (2.97%) Google Play
7 2 (1.98%) Serverless
8 1 (0.99%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) Cosmos DB
2 11 (10.89%) SQLite
3 9 (8.91%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (36.63%) Git (software)
2 32 (31.68%) JIRA
2 32 (31.68%) Visual Studio Team System
3 29 (28.71%) Subversion
4 26 (25.74%) Mercurial
4 26 (25.74%) Sublime Text
4 26 (25.74%) Visual Studio
5 9 (8.91%) Eclipse
5 9 (8.91%) Xcode
6 7 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.96%) Android Studio
8 4 (3.96%) gulp
8 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.97%) Grunt
9 3 (2.97%) Hudson
10 2 (1.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (1.98%) webpack
11 1 (0.99%) Appium
General
1 41 (40.59%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Law
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Electronics
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.50%) AngularJS
2 40 (39.60%) JSON
3 38 (37.62%) React Native
4 36 (35.64%) REST
5 33 (32.67%) HTML
5 33 (32.67%) OAuth
6 28 (27.72%) OAuth2
6 28 (27.72%) OpenID
7 27 (26.73%) CSS
8 23 (22.77%) HTML5
8 23 (22.77%) Ionic Framework
9 22 (21.78%) jQuery
10 21 (20.79%) Apache Cordova
11 19 (18.81%) React
12 16 (15.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (14.85%) Web Services
14 14 (13.86%) CSS3
15 11 (10.89%) iOS SDK
15 11 (10.89%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (10.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (92.08%) Mobile App
2 49 (48.51%) User Experience
3 12 (11.88%) iPhone
4 8 (7.92%) Public Cloud
5 7 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.96%) iPad
8 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.99%) Fintech
10 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.99%) RIA
10 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (66.34%) Apple iOS
2 64 (63.37%) Android
3 3 (2.97%) Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.60%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (36.63%) Mobile Development
4 29 (28.71%) DevOps
5 28 (27.72%) Android Development
5 28 (27.72%) Microservices
6 27 (26.73%) API Integration
7 26 (25.74%) Benchmarking
7 26 (25.74%) Release Management
8 25 (24.75%) Scrum
9 22 (21.78%) iOS Development
10 17 (16.83%) Test Automation
11 13 (12.87%) SDLC
11 13 (12.87%) TDD
12 11 (10.89%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (10.89%) OO
12 11 (10.89%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (9.90%) BDD
13 10 (9.90%) MVC
13 10 (9.90%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 64 (63.37%) JavaScript
2 25 (24.75%) JSX
3 21 (20.79%) Objective-C
4 15 (14.85%) Apple Swift
4 15 (14.85%) C#
5 13 (12.87%) Java
6 7 (6.93%) SQL
7 5 (4.95%) PHP
8 3 (2.97%) ES6
9 2 (1.98%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.99%) C++
10 1 (0.99%) ES7
10 1 (0.99%) Perl
10 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.99%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.99%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Xamarin
2 12 (11.88%) Apple
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) Twitter
4 7 (6.93%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.95%) Google
5 5 (4.95%) Sencha
6 2 (1.98%) Kony
7 1 (0.99%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.99%) OutSystems