The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Mobile Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Development
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 70 62
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £405 £345
% change year-on-year -7.40% +17.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -1.17%  

Mobile Application Development is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 503 679 602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.92% 83.42% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 476 400
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Application Development in Birmingham

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Application Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) jMock
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Android

Mobile Application Development
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 (25.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) UXPin
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) jMock
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Material Design
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe