The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile App over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mobile Application
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 53 58
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 5 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.84% 1.47% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 4.91% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £450 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £34.20
% change year-on-year +42.72% -19.59%  

Mobile App is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 172 224 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.86% 29.87% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 148 149
Median daily rate £420 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £35.00 £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +29.72%  

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Mobile App as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile App in Birmingham

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile App in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile App in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) User Experience
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) Prototyping
4 4 (25.00%) Web Design
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Service Design
4 4 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
5 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) Android Development
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) SQLite
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

Mobile App
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQLite
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) jMock
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Designer
2 4 (25.00%) UX Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Designer
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP BI Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Web Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
5 1 (6.25%) WinForms
5 1 (6.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Prototyping
3 4 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (25.00%) Service Design
3 4 (25.00%) Web Design
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Android Development
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (6.25%) Case Management
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Casewise
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Xamarin