The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Mobile Developer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 549 520
Rank change year-on-year +1 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 60 90 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 68
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11%  
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. 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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Developer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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 +3 56 £424 +5.93% 34
London +14 21 £450 -5.26% 13
South East +15 16 £435 +20.00% 2
Berkshire +32 8 £435 +16.00% 1
City of London -3 8 £450 -14.28% 6
North West +26 7 £400 +8.10% 3
Manchester +18 7 £400 +14.28% 2
Reading +21 5 £435 +16.00%
East Midlands -9 5 £325 -7.14% 4
Leicestershire - 5 £325 - 3
Surrey +16 4 - - 1
Kent - 4 £363 -
Thatcham - 4 - -
Staines - 3 - - 1
Scotland +21 2 £375 +50.00% 3
Glasgow +3 2 £375 +50.00% 3
West Midlands +3 2 £400 +3.22% 2
Coventry - 2 £400 -
North East - 2 £350 - 4
Salford - 2 £388 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £263 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £450 -
Durham - 2 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +17 1 - -
West Yorkshire +12 1 - -
Leeds +10 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - - 3
Chiswick - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 featuring Mobile Developer in the job title.

1 102 (70.83%) Android
2 95 (65.97%) Mobile App
3 90 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 87 (60.42%) Mobile Development
5 72 (50.00%) Android Development
6 65 (45.14%) iOS Development
7 57 (39.58%) JavaScript
8 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (32.64%) Java
10 40 (27.78%) Apple Swift
11 37 (25.69%) Objective-C
12 34 (23.61%) Xamarin
13 27 (18.75%) C#
14 25 (17.36%) Web Services
15 24 (16.67%) User Experience
15 24 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 22 (15.28%) CSS
16 22 (15.28%) .NET
17 21 (14.58%) HTML
17 21 (14.58%) Windows
18 20 (13.89%) Mobile Application Development
19 19 (13.19%) React Native
19 19 (13.19%) Node.js
19 19 (13.19%) TDD
20 18 (12.50%) React
20 18 (12.50%) AngularJS
21 17 (11.81%) RESTful
21 17 (11.81%) HTML5
21 17 (11.81%) Scrum
22 16 (11.11%) REST

Mobile 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 (2.08%) Mule
2 2 (1.39%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Maximo
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Google Play
2 4 (2.78%) TestFlight
3 3 (2.08%) GitHub
4 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.39%) iTunes
4 2 (1.39%) Slack
5 1 (0.69%) Heroku
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) RFID
2 3 (2.08%) HTTP
3 2 (1.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.69%) Skype
4 1 (0.69%) SMS
4 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) SQLite
2 7 (4.86%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.78%) MySQL
3 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.11%) Android Studio
3 13 (9.03%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.64%) Xcode
5 10 (6.94%) CocoaPods
6 9 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.17%) Gradle
8 6 (4.17%) Subversion
9 5 (3.47%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.78%) JIRA
11 3 (2.08%) Capybara
11 3 (2.08%) JUnit
11 3 (2.08%) Mocha
11 3 (2.08%) Selenium
12 2 (1.39%) Ant
12 2 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (1.39%) Maven
13 1 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 9 (6.25%) Banking
2 8 (5.56%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Games
3 4 (2.78%) Publishing
4 3 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.36%) Web Services
2 22 (15.28%) .NET
2 22 (15.28%) CSS
3 21 (14.58%) HTML
4 19 (13.19%) Node.js
4 19 (13.19%) React Native
5 18 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 18 (12.50%) React
6 17 (11.81%) HTML5
6 17 (11.81%) RESTful
7 16 (11.11%) REST
8 15 (10.42%) JSON
9 13 (9.03%) Android SDK
10 12 (8.33%) CSS3
11 11 (7.64%) Apache Cordova
11 11 (7.64%) PhoneGap
12 8 (5.56%) Core Data
12 8 (5.56%) XML
13 7 (4.86%) Cocoa
13 7 (4.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (65.97%) Mobile App
2 24 (16.67%) User Experience
3 15 (10.42%) iPhone
4 7 (4.86%) iPad
5 5 (3.47%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (2.78%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.78%) Mobile Games
7 3 (2.08%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.39%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.39%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.39%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Animation
9 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.69%) Social Media
9 1 (0.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 102 (70.83%) Android
2 90 (62.50%) Apple iOS
3 21 (14.58%) Windows
4 5 (3.47%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (60.42%) Mobile Development
2 72 (50.00%) Android Development
3 65 (45.14%) iOS Development
4 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.89%) Mobile Application Development
6 19 (13.19%) TDD
7 17 (11.81%) Scrum
8 14 (9.72%) Web Development
9 11 (7.64%) Cross-Platform Development
9 11 (7.64%) Mobile First
10 10 (6.94%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.25%) BDD
11 9 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.25%) Push Notifications
12 8 (5.56%) MVC
13 7 (4.86%) Mobile Device Management
14 6 (4.17%) OO
15 5 (3.47%) Configuration Management
16 4 (2.78%) Data Protection
16 4 (2.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.58%) JavaScript
2 47 (32.64%) Java
3 40 (27.78%) Apple Swift
4 37 (25.69%) Objective-C
5 27 (18.75%) C#
6 14 (9.72%) SQL
7 9 (6.25%) C++
8 6 (4.17%) PHP
8 6 (4.17%) Python
9 5 (3.47%) C
9 5 (3.47%) ES6
10 2 (1.39%) XAML
11 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 34 (23.61%) Xamarin
2 8 (5.56%) IBM
3 7 (4.86%) Apple
3 7 (4.86%) Google
4 5 (3.47%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.78%) Telerik
6 3 (2.08%) Splunk
6 3 (2.08%) Tealium
7 2 (1.39%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) Samsung
8 1 (0.69%) Solace
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