The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 95 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 23 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.76% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 4.42% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 11
Average daily rate £290 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £264 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £325 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+64.10% -44.28%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
477 317 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.06% 17.30% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 156 156
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 33
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mobile App Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile App
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mobile App Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile App
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile App across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Mobile App Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Mobile App
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App across the West Midlands region.

Mobile App Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile App
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 9 £263 -8.69% 3
Solihull - 5 £350 -
Warwickshire 0 3 £280 - 4
Coventry -6 3 £200 -
Staffordshire -2 1 - - 4
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (34.04%) HTML
2 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 15 (31.91%) Apple iOS
3 12 (25.53%) C#
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) CSS
5 10 (21.28%) Windows
5 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
5 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
5 10 (21.28%) Android
5 10 (21.28%) iOS Development
6 9 (19.15%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (17.02%) Subversion
7 8 (17.02%) HTML5
8 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.89%) JIRA
8 7 (14.89%) WCF
8 7 (14.89%) SQLite
8 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 7 (14.89%) Pocket PC
8 7 (14.89%) PDA
8 7 (14.89%) C++
8 7 (14.89%) Embedded C++
8 7 (14.89%) Windows CE
8 7 (14.89%) Android Development
9 5 (10.64%) PHP
9 5 (10.64%) iRise
10 4 (8.51%) Mobile Application Development

Mobile App
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) CorelDRAW
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) RTCP
1 1 (2.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQLite
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.02%) Subversion
3 7 (14.89%) JIRA
4 2 (4.26%) PhoneGap
4 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.26%) Xcode
4 2 (4.26%) Selenium
4 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) RubyGems
5 1 (2.13%) Grunt
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Applications Developer
4 7 (14.89%) iOS Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Android Developer
7 4 (8.51%) User Experience Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.26%) Applications Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) HTML
2 15 (31.91%) .NET
3 11 (23.40%) CSS
4 8 (17.02%) HTML5
5 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
5 7 (14.89%) WCF
6 4 (8.51%) Web Services
6 4 (8.51%) XML
6 4 (8.51%) jQuery
7 3 (6.38%) Ajax
7 3 (6.38%) CSS3
8 2 (4.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.26%) J2EE
8 2 (4.26%) WinForms
9 1 (2.13%) RESTful
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (2.13%) Symfony
9 1 (2.13%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.13%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Pocket PC
1 7 (14.89%) PDA
2 4 (8.51%) iPad
2 4 (8.51%) iPhone
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) GIS
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Apple iOS
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Android
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (14.89%) Windows CE
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.13%) Fedora
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) iOS Development
2 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.89%) Scrum
2 7 (14.89%) Android Development
3 4 (8.51%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (8.51%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) MVC
4 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) OOP
4 3 (6.38%) OO
5 2 (4.26%) Information Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) OOD
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.26%) User Experience Design
5 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.13%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) C#
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) C++
3 7 (14.89%) Embedded C++
4 5 (10.64%) PHP
5 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.51%) Objective-C
6 3 (6.38%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) PHP5
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) iRise
2 3 (6.38%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) Zend
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) ESRI
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
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