The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Applications Developer role 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 Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Application Developer
Rank 123 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.046% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.050% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £275 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +23.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.91
Mobile Applications Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2380 1990 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.00% 92.34% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1114 1021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 173 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Mobile Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mobile Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile Applications Developer
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 Applications Developer across the West Midlands region.

Mobile Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Mobile Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (25.00%) Broadcom
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Mason
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

Mobile Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Mobile Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Mason
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Broadcom
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin