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 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 Application Developer
Rank 112 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.086% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£375 £380 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +34.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.04
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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
2116 1946 1901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.93% 91.23% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1022 873
Average daily rate £350 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 147 192
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £34.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 Applications Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 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
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -
Birmingham - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Mobile Applications Developer
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Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (50.00%) Pocket PC
4 3 (50.00%) Windows CE
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) Android Development

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
4 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Pocket PC
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sencha
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (16.67%) Apple