The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development skills 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 Application Development over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 117 115 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.17% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£319 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.53%
Mobile Application Development
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1754 1766 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.45% 75.37% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 927 590
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 137 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £34.32 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% -9.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development across the West Midlands region.

Mobile Application Development Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development across the West Midlands region.

Mobile Application Development Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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 -4 1 £250 - 1
Mobile Application Development
England

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Project
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (25.00%) Cocoa
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Objective-C

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (25.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) UIKit
4 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (12.50%) PHP5
5 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Apple