The first table below looks at the demand for the Mobile 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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 Job Titles advertised 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 106 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 7 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.37% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.40% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £325 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.32 - -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2179 1757 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.98% 93.11% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 820 958
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 172 179
Average hourly rate £15.85 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile 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 Developer across the West Midlands region.

Mobile Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile 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 Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 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
Warwickshire - 3 £425 - 1
Staffordshire 0 1 - -
Birmingham -16 1 - -
Walsall - - - -
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Mobile 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 Developer in their job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) C#
4 9 (45.00%) Subversion
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) C++
6 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (35.00%) Embedded C++
6 7 (35.00%) Windows CE
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (35.00%) JIRA
6 7 (35.00%) WCF
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) Pocket PC
6 7 (35.00%) PDA
6 7 (35.00%) SQLite
7 6 (30.00%) Android
8 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (25.00%) Android Development
9 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (15.00%) SAP
10 3 (15.00%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Mobile 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQLite
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Subversion
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (35.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Xcode
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (35.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) JSP
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) SAP MI
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.00%) Symfony
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
6 1 (5.00%) Servlets
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (35.00%) Pocket PC
2 7 (35.00%) PDA
3 2 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows CE
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Mobile
2 6 (30.00%) Android
3 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Android Development
3 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) Embedded C++
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) ABAP
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Appcelerator
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Apple