The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application
Rank 47 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 5 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 1.76% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.79% 9.01% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -18.75%
Mobile App
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
132 111 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.22% 19.58% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 72 42
Average daily rate £345 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -41.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £9.20 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £15.70 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Mobile App
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile App Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Mobile App
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile App across the Birmingham region.

Mobile App Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Mobile App also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile App.

1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA
4 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 6 (33.33%) Windows CE
5 6 (33.33%) C++
5 6 (33.33%) WCF
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (33.33%) Pocket PC
5 6 (33.33%) Subversion
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
7 3 (16.67%) Android Development
7 3 (16.67%) User Experience

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Mobile App also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile App. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 3G
1 1 (5.56%) 4G
1 1 (5.56%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
3 6 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Ant
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Xcode
5 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support Specialist
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Ajax
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) PhoneGap
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) LESS
5 1 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Pocket PC
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows CE
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Android
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (16.67%) OOP
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Android Development
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 6 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Sencha
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe