Period
to 23 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile App over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 106 112
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +20
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 78 75 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.63% 1.62% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.27% 5.80% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 55
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.82% +11.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £271 £313 £288
90th Percentile £490 £524 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% - -
England median hourly rate £25.80 £36.00 £33.24
% change year-on-year -28.34% +8.32% +5.61%

Mobile App is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,481 1,293 1,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.02% 27.90% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 793 788
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £213
90th Percentile £550 £525 £547
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 76 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.12 £17.89 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.47% +12.87% -29.56%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.29 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.25 £38.13 £42.50
England median hourly rate £21.90 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +20.00%

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Mobile App as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile App in the West Midlands

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile App in the West Midlands

Mobile App
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile App in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile App in the West Midlands

Mobile App
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile App in the West Midlands

Mobile App
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +7 28 £425 +7.59% 4
Birmingham -19 16 £400 -15.79% 7
Warwickshire +8 11 £350 -30.00%
Coventry -19 10 £413 -13.16% 3
Staffordshire +4 1 £350 - 4
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile App also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 42 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.03%) HTML
2 32 (41.03%) CSS
3 31 (39.74%) User Experience
4 24 (30.77%) Prototyping
5 20 (25.64%) Rapid Prototyping
6 19 (24.36%) Apple iOS
7 15 (19.23%) Android
7 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 14 (17.95%) Degree
9 11 (14.10%) Objective-C
9 11 (14.10%) iOS Development
9 11 (14.10%) Front End Development
10 10 (12.82%) Retail
10 10 (12.82%) Decision-Making
11 9 (11.54%) .NET
11 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.26%) C#
12 8 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (8.97%) Service Design
13 7 (8.97%) Creative Thinking
13 7 (8.97%) Customer Insight
13 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (8.97%) Java
13 7 (8.97%) Automotive
14 6 (7.69%) Web Design
14 6 (7.69%) Scrum
14 6 (7.69%) Finance
14 6 (7.69%) SQL
14 6 (7.69%) AngularJS

Mobile App
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
1 3 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.85%) InVision
1 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) PaaS
3 2 (2.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) 3G
3 1 (1.28%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.28%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.28%) LTE
3 1 (1.28%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.28%) SMS
3 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) MySQL
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Xcode
2 4 (5.13%) JIRA
3 3 (3.85%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.85%) Selenium
3 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.56%) Android Studio
4 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.28%) Ant
5 1 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.28%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.28%) GitLab
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) JMeter
5 1 (1.28%) Maven
5 1 (1.28%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.82%) Retail
2 7 (8.97%) Automotive
3 6 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (3.85%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Designer
2 29 (37.18%) UX Designer
3 27 (34.62%) Developer
4 10 (12.82%) iOS Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Interaction Designer
6 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Delivery Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Digital Designer
8 4 (5.13%) Digital UX Designer
8 4 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Mobile Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Objective-C Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.03%) CSS
1 32 (41.03%) HTML
2 9 (11.54%) .NET
3 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.69%) iOS SDK
4 5 (6.41%) Apache Cordova
4 5 (6.41%) React
5 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.13%) OAuth
5 4 (5.13%) OAuth2
5 4 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (5.13%) Web Services
6 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.85%) Framer.js
6 3 (3.85%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (2.56%) Angular 2
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.56%) HTML5
7 2 (2.56%) React Native
7 2 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.74%) User Experience
2 5 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.41%) PKI
3 4 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.13%) Social Media
4 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 2 (2.56%) iPhone
4 2 (2.56%) Robotics
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Apple iOS
2 15 (19.23%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) Unix
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) Prototyping
3 20 (25.64%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (14.10%) Front End Development
4 11 (14.10%) iOS Development
5 10 (12.82%) Decision-Making
6 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (8.97%) Creative Thinking
8 7 (8.97%) Customer Insight
8 7 (8.97%) Service Design
9 6 (7.69%) Mobile Development
9 6 (7.69%) Scrum
9 6 (7.69%) Web Design
10 5 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (6.41%) Security Architecture
10 5 (6.41%) Web Development
10 5 (6.41%) Wireframes
11 4 (5.13%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.10%) Objective-C
3 8 (10.26%) C#
4 7 (8.97%) Java
5 6 (7.69%) SQL
6 3 (3.85%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.56%) VB
7 2 (2.56%) VBScript
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) CCIE
2 4 (5.13%) CCNP
2 4 (5.13%) CEH
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.13%) CISM
2 4 (5.13%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) GDPR
2 3 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) Xamarin
2 4 (5.13%) Capita
2 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (2.56%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.28%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.28%) Sencha