The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 58 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 1.30% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 1.45% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +22.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.04
Mobile Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
591 551 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.34% 89.30% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 309 219
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 14 (82.35%) Mobile App
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) JIRA
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) C#
5 9 (52.94%) .NET
5 9 (52.94%) WCF
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Phone
6 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Phone 8
6 8 (47.06%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (47.06%) Pocket PC
6 8 (47.06%) Subversion
6 8 (47.06%) C++
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) Embedded C++
6 8 (47.06%) Windows CE
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
7 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 7 (41.18%) Android
7 7 (41.18%) HTML5
7 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
8 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
8 6 (35.29%) PhoneGap
8 6 (35.29%) Android Development

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JIRA
2 8 (47.06%) Subversion
2 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) Ant
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) WCF
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) HTML5
4 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
4 6 (35.29%) PhoneGap
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) Ajax
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.88%) WebRTC
8 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Mobile App
2 8 (47.06%) Pocket PC
3 5 (29.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Mobile
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Phone
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (47.06%) Windows CE
4 7 (41.18%) Android
4 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Android Development
3 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) SOA
4 5 (29.41%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded C++
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Sencha
3 1 (5.88%) Xamarin