The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 566 476
Rank change year-on-year +37 -90  
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 86 79 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 105
Median daily rate £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.28% -3.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.50% -  

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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
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 £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +52 80 £413 +3.12% 34
London +2 25 £450 +5.88% 12
South East +29 21 £400 +6.66% 4
North West +23 10 £313 -16.66% 6
City of London +11 10 £463 -1.85% 7
Yorkshire +34 9 £400 +26.98% 1
Berkshire +21 8 £400 +28.00% 2
Surrey +12 8 £400 -
Manchester +7 7 £258 -31.33% 4
West Yorkshire +27 6 - -
Leeds +17 6 - -
East Midlands -9 6 £375 +39.53% 1
Scotland +35 5 £225 -33.33% 3
Reading +19 4 £435 +39.20% 1
East of England -1 4 £350 -12.50% 6
Oxfordshire -4 4 £414 +10.33%
Hampshire +13 3 - - 2
Thame - 3 £413 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 1
North East - 3 £500 -
Glasgow +9 2 £450 +33.33% 1
Nottingham +6 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -1 2 - -
Leicestershire -7 2 £375 +36.36%
Bedfordshire - 2 £300 -
Luton - 2 £300 -
Cheshire - 2 £388 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £500 -
Dundee - 2 £225 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 -

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 109 (76.76%) Mobile App
2 85 (59.86%) Apple iOS
2 85 (59.86%) Android
3 74 (52.11%) Mobile Development
4 68 (47.89%) iOS Development
5 67 (47.18%) Android Development
6 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (31.69%) Xamarin
8 42 (29.58%) JavaScript
9 36 (25.35%) Java
9 36 (25.35%) Objective-C
10 32 (22.54%) REST
11 31 (21.83%) C#
12 30 (21.13%) Apple Swift
13 27 (19.01%) Mobile Application Development
14 26 (18.31%) Scrum
15 24 (16.90%) HTML
15 24 (16.90%) Web Services
16 22 (15.49%) TDD
16 22 (15.49%) React Native
17 21 (14.79%) Git (software)
17 21 (14.79%) Test Automation
18 20 (14.08%) JSON
18 20 (14.08%) CSS
19 19 (13.38%) HTML5
19 19 (13.38%) PhoneGap
19 19 (13.38%) AngularJS
19 19 (13.38%) Apache Cordova
20 17 (11.97%) React
20 17 (11.97%) RESTful

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 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.41%) JBoss
2 2 (1.41%) Mule
3 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Maximo
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Google Play
2 4 (2.82%) GitHub
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) Heroku
4 1 (0.70%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) RFID
2 4 (2.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.23%) MySQL
3 2 (1.41%) SQLite
4 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.34%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.93%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.93%) NUnit
3 7 (4.93%) Subversion
3 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.93%) Xcode
4 6 (4.23%) Android Studio
4 6 (4.23%) Jasmine
4 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.52%) Capybara
5 5 (3.52%) JUnit
5 5 (3.52%) Selenium
6 3 (2.11%) Bower
6 3 (2.11%) Grunt
6 3 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.11%) Mocha
6 3 (2.11%) Protractor
6 3 (2.11%) webpack
7 2 (1.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 15 (10.56%) Banking
2 10 (7.04%) Finance
3 3 (2.11%) Publishing
3 3 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (1.41%) Games
4 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.54%) REST
2 24 (16.90%) HTML
2 24 (16.90%) Web Services
3 22 (15.49%) React Native
4 20 (14.08%) CSS
4 20 (14.08%) JSON
5 19 (13.38%) AngularJS
5 19 (13.38%) Apache Cordova
5 19 (13.38%) HTML5
5 19 (13.38%) PhoneGap
6 17 (11.97%) .NET
6 17 (11.97%) React
6 17 (11.97%) RESTful
7 15 (10.56%) Node.js
8 14 (9.86%) Android SDK
8 14 (9.86%) iOS SDK
9 12 (8.45%) SOAP
10 11 (7.75%) CSS3
11 9 (6.34%) jQuery
12 8 (5.63%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 109 (76.76%) Mobile App
2 15 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.04%) User Experience
5 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.63%) iPhone
6 6 (4.23%) iPad
7 5 (3.52%) Social Media
8 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.41%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.70%) Animation
10 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.70%) Life Science
10 1 (0.70%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.70%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 85 (59.86%) Android
1 85 (59.86%) Apple iOS
2 12 (8.45%) Windows
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.11%) Mobile Development
2 68 (47.89%) iOS Development
3 67 (47.18%) Android Development
4 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (19.01%) Mobile Application Development
6 26 (18.31%) Scrum
7 22 (15.49%) TDD
8 21 (14.79%) Test Automation
9 16 (11.27%) Web Development
10 13 (9.15%) Mobile First
11 12 (8.45%) Cross-Platform Development
12 10 (7.04%) BDD
12 10 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.04%) MVC
13 9 (6.34%) OO
14 8 (5.63%) Push Notifications
15 7 (4.93%) Front End Development
15 7 (4.93%) Kanban
15 7 (4.93%) Mobile Device Management
15 7 (4.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.58%) JavaScript
2 36 (25.35%) Java
2 36 (25.35%) Objective-C
3 31 (21.83%) C#
4 30 (21.13%) Apple Swift
5 15 (10.56%) SQL
6 10 (7.04%) PHP
7 9 (6.34%) XAML
8 5 (3.52%) C++
8 5 (3.52%) ES6
9 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.11%) ECMAScript
9 3 (2.11%) Python
9 3 (2.11%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.41%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.41%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.70%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.41%) Degree
3 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 45 (31.69%) Xamarin
2 17 (11.97%) Apple
3 11 (7.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.34%) Google
5 8 (5.63%) IBM
6 6 (4.23%) Telerik
7 2 (1.41%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.41%) Splunk
7 2 (1.41%) Tealium
8 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.70%) Samsung
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Competitive daily rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago