Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 May 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 Designer
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 847 782 790
Rank change year-on-year -65 +8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Designer 41 53 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.059% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.062% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 74
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £350 £293 £266
90th Percentile £475 £486 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +24.29% -6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 96,302 85,805 100,552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.92% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,219 55,693 65,164
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £253
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.69% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,024 2,888 3,149
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.97% -6.28% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +16.63%

Mobile Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Designer in the UK

Mobile Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Designer in the UK

Mobile Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Designer over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Designer in the UK

Mobile Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Designer in the UK

Mobile Designer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 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 -61 41 £425 +6.25% 9
London -57 25 £425 +6.25% 5
UK excluding London -35 16 £435 +24.29% 4
South East -29 8 £443 +26.43%
North of England - 6 £413 - 4
Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 1
Midlands -7 2 £360 -24.05%
West Midlands -25 2 £360 -24.05%
North East - 2 £408 - 1
North West - 1 £375 - 2

Mobile Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, Mobile Designer 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 Designer in the job title.

1 34 (82.93%) Mobile App
2 33 (80.49%) User Experience
3 25 (60.98%) Wireframes
4 21 (51.22%) Prototyping
5 19 (46.34%) Android
6 18 (43.90%) Apple iOS
7 16 (39.02%) Adobe
7 16 (39.02%) InVision
8 14 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (29.27%) Finance
10 10 (24.39%) HTML
10 10 (24.39%) CSS
10 10 (24.39%) Rapid Prototyping
11 8 (19.51%) Axure RP
11 8 (19.51%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 8 (19.51%) Flinto
12 7 (17.07%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (17.07%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (17.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 7 (17.07%) Mobile First
13 5 (12.20%) Banking
14 4 (9.76%) Mobile Banking
15 3 (7.32%) Typography
15 3 (7.32%) User Stories
15 3 (7.32%) Retail
15 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
15 3 (7.32%) B2B
16 2 (4.88%) Apple
16 2 (4.88%) Games

Mobile Designer 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 1 (2.44%) CICS
1 1 (2.44%) Marvel
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) InVision
2 8 (19.51%) Flinto
3 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.44%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) ProtoShare
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) CSS
1 10 (24.39%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) Material Design
2 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (82.93%) Mobile App
2 33 (80.49%) User Experience
3 7 (17.07%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Animation
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) DataPower
6 1 (2.44%) Fintech
6 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Android
2 18 (43.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Wireframes
2 21 (51.22%) Prototyping
3 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (24.39%) Rapid Prototyping
5 8 (19.51%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 7 (17.07%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (17.07%) Mobile First
7 3 (7.32%) B2B
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.32%) Typography
7 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 2 (4.88%) UX Design
9 1 (2.44%) Android Development
9 1 (2.44%) ArchiMate
9 1 (2.44%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.44%) SOA
9 1 (2.44%) Use Case
9 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Adobe
2 2 (4.88%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) Capita
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) IBM