The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills 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 Application Development over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 379 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.34% 66.49% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 135
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.25 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Mobile Application Development
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Phone
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
2 5 (83.33%) Windows CE
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (83.33%) Pocket PC
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) LESS
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Phone
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Phone 8
1 5 (83.33%) Windows CE
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe