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Mobile Developer Overview

Job Description

A freelance Mobile Developer is a professional who specializes in creating mobile applications for various platforms, including iOS and Android. They are responsible for designing, coding, testing, and debugging mobile applications, as well as ensuring that the applications are user-friendly and meet client requirements. Freelance Mobile Developers often work independently, collaborating with clients to understand their needs and objectives, and then producing high-quality applications that are functional and visually appealing. They should have a strong understanding of mobile technologies, programming languages like Swift and Java, and familiarity with development tools and frameworks. Communication skills and the ability to work well remotely are also essential for successful freelance Mobile Developers.

Most Common Skills

Swift, Android, and Flutter - For more data, check Mobile Developer skills.

Average Hourly Rate

$81 - This number comes from our open-source Mobile Developer hourly rates database.

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Fun Facts

  • Mobile developers can create apps for both iOS and Android platforms, but often specialize in one or the other.
  • Mobile developers often spend more time debugging and troubleshooting than they do actually writing code.
  • Mobile developers use programming languages such as Swift, Java, C#, or Kotlin to build applications for smartphones and tablets.


  • "A mobile developer's code is like magic - it turns raw ideas into apps that make our everyday lives extraordinary."
  • "The mobile developer's code is the language that brings innovation, convenience, and connection to the fingertips of billions."
  • "Mobile developers: turning coffee into code since 2007!"

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