The 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Application
Rank 88 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 22 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 1.20% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.52% 5.02% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 21
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £32.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +62.17%
Mobile App
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
625 518 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.41% 23.97% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 287 200
Average daily rate £360 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 48
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.49 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -12.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -12 6 £425 +30.76%
Coventry +1 5 £280 - 2
Warwickshire -1 5 £325 +18.18% 1
Staffordshire -2 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Stourbridge - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Mobile App
England

Mobile App
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Web Services
3 16 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 13 (27.08%) JIRA
5 13 (27.08%) Apple iOS
6 12 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 12 (25.00%) .NET
7 11 (22.92%) C#
7 11 (22.92%) HTML
7 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
7 11 (22.92%) Linux
7 11 (22.92%) Android
8 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 10 (20.83%) WCF
8 10 (20.83%) Subversion
8 10 (20.83%) XML
8 10 (20.83%) CSS
9 9 (18.75%) SQL
9 9 (18.75%) Java
9 9 (18.75%) C++
9 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 9 (18.75%) MVC
9 9 (18.75%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (18.75%) jQuery
9 9 (18.75%) iOS Development
9 9 (18.75%) User Experience
9 9 (18.75%) HTML5
10 8 (16.67%) Windows Phone

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.08%) S-PLUS
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) 3G
1 1 (2.08%) 4G
1 1 (2.08%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQLite
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JIRA
2 10 (20.83%) Subversion
2 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.25%) Ant
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium
7 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.08%) Xcode
7 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (6.25%) Automotive
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.17%) Programmer
8 2 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) Web Services
2 12 (25.00%) .NET
3 11 (22.92%) HTML
4 10 (20.83%) XML
4 10 (20.83%) CSS
4 10 (20.83%) WCF
5 9 (18.75%) jQuery
5 9 (18.75%) HTML5
6 8 (16.67%) JSON
7 7 (14.58%) PhoneGap
7 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.42%) Ajax
9 2 (4.17%) Cocoa
9 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.17%) iOS SDK
9 2 (4.17%) REST
9 2 (4.17%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (2.08%) li3
10 1 (2.08%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) User Experience
2 8 (16.67%) Pocket PC
3 7 (14.58%) Open Source
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) Telematics
4 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.17%) Social Media
5 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) PDA
6 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Apple iOS
3 11 (22.92%) Linux
3 11 (22.92%) Android
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (16.67%) Windows CE
5 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Phone
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Scrum
3 12 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (18.75%) MVC
4 9 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 7 (14.58%) Workflow
5 7 (14.58%) OOP
5 7 (14.58%) SOA
5 7 (14.58%) Android Development
6 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.17%) System Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) C#
1 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.75%) C++
2 9 (18.75%) Java
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 8 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 8 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Salt
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
2 6 (12.50%) Sencha
3 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) Apple
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) SAP