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 3 months to 24 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 113 103
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10  
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 24 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.96% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.16% 3.80% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 10
Median daily rate £415 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -8.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £150 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £363
% change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.46% -4.70%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 577 764 634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.75% 25.31% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 462 382
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 45
Median hourly rate £14.61 £15.10 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.26% -22.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £11.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.85 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +21 7 £415 - 2
Warwickshire +11 7 £500 +33.33% 2
Coventry +16 5 £350 -33.33% 2
Birmingham +2 4 £413 +150.00% 6
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Mobile App.

1 40 (71.43%) HTML
2 35 (62.50%) CSS
3 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (50.00%) User Experience
5 25 (44.64%) Prototyping
5 25 (44.64%) Degree
5 25 (44.64%) Rapid Prototyping
6 21 (37.50%) Front End Development
7 15 (26.79%) Android
8 14 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 11 (19.64%) Web Design
9 11 (19.64%) Internet
10 10 (17.86%) Java
10 10 (17.86%) Android Development
10 10 (17.86%) iOS Development
10 10 (17.86%) Service Design
11 9 (16.07%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 8 (14.29%) Scrum
13 7 (12.50%) MVC
13 7 (12.50%) MySQL
13 7 (12.50%) Xamarin
14 6 (10.71%) SQL
14 6 (10.71%) JUnit
14 6 (10.71%) SOA
14 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
14 6 (10.71%) TDD
14 6 (10.71%) Spring
15 5 (8.93%) RESTful
15 5 (8.93%) SOAP

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 4 (7.14%) JBoss
2 3 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.36%) GlassFish
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.36%) WildFly
3 2 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.79%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) GitHub
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.36%) Big Data
3 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) JUnit
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Hudson
3 3 (5.36%) JBehave
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) jMock
3 3 (5.36%) Mockito
4 2 (3.57%) Xcode
5 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.79%) GitLab
5 1 (1.79%) gulp
5 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Designer
2 23 (41.07%) Developer
3 13 (23.21%) UX Designer
4 8 (14.29%) iOS Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 6 (10.71%) iOS Android Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Interaction Designer
8 4 (7.14%) Digital Designer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.14%) UI Designer
8 4 (7.14%) Xamarin Developer
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Digital Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Mobile Designer
9 3 (5.36%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (5.36%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (71.43%) HTML
2 35 (62.50%) CSS
3 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
3 6 (10.71%) Spring
4 5 (8.93%) .NET
4 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.93%) RESTful
4 5 (8.93%) SOAP
5 4 (7.14%) HTML5
5 4 (7.14%) Xamarin.iOS
5 4 (7.14%) XSLT
6 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.36%) HornetQ
6 3 (5.36%) J2EE
6 3 (5.36%) Java EE
6 3 (5.36%) JAX-RS
6 3 (5.36%) JMS
6 3 (5.36%) REST
6 3 (5.36%) RESTEasy
6 3 (5.36%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Android
2 14 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) Prototyping
2 25 (44.64%) Rapid Prototyping
3 21 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 11 (19.64%) Web Design
5 10 (17.86%) Android Development
5 10 (17.86%) iOS Development
5 10 (17.86%) Service Design
6 9 (16.07%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (14.29%) Scrum
8 7 (12.50%) MVC
9 6 (10.71%) SOA
9 6 (10.71%) TDD
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.14%) Open Source
10 4 (7.14%) Open Source Development
10 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
10 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.14%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.36%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (5.36%) Apple Swift
5 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.36%) Scala
6 2 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Xamarin
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Zend
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Casewise
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