The first table below looks at the demand for the Mobile Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 58 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.72% 1.68% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.85% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.61 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -92.22%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
622 542 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.88% 91.09% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 289 340
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 32
Average hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.08 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £175.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Mobile Developer
West Midlands

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Mobile Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Sencha
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sencha
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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