Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 110 124
Rank change year-on-year -22 +14 -8
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 81 73 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.56% 1.51% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.51% 5.17% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 37 57
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £308
90th Percentile £600 £605 £557
England median daily rate £461 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +4.83% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.75% +29.03%
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £20.85
% change year-on-year +5.00% +91.85% -32.74%

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 1,471 1,411 1,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.37% 29.12% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 919 977
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +1.94% +6.90%
10th Percentile £263 £216 £213
90th Percentile £550 £530 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 76 75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £20.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +17.83% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.30 £11.33
90th Percentile £28.25 £35.00 £44.05
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -39 30 £386 -6.36% 4
Warwickshire +8 15 £500 +53.85% 3
Birmingham +3 13 £600 +37.14% 15
Coventry -10 10 £600 +45.45% 3
Staffordshire -9 3 - - 2
Solihull - 2 £330 -
Walsall -3 1 £313 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £363 - 4
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 57 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (44.44%) HTML
3 35 (43.21%) CSS
4 33 (40.74%) C#
5 31 (38.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (35.80%) JavaScript
7 26 (32.10%) Test Automation
8 25 (30.86%) User Experience
9 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (25.93%) Android
10 21 (25.93%) HTML5
10 21 (25.93%) Web Design
11 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
12 19 (23.46%) Java
13 18 (22.22%) Web Services
13 18 (22.22%) Scrum
13 18 (22.22%) jQuery
13 18 (22.22%) Apple iOS
14 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (20.99%) Degree
14 17 (20.99%) JIRA
14 17 (20.99%) MVC
15 16 (19.75%) Visual Studio Team System
15 16 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (19.75%) Waterfall
15 16 (19.75%) Xamarin
15 16 (19.75%) SDLC
16 15 (18.52%) Functional Testing
16 15 (18.52%) TDD
16 15 (18.52%) JSON

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 8 (9.88%) Confluence
1 8 (9.88%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) Marvel
4 1 (1.23%) nginx
4 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (13.58%) Office 365
4 9 (11.11%) SaaS
5 7 (8.64%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (6.17%) PaaS
7 4 (4.94%) GitHub
7 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (3.70%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (1.23%) Apigee
9 1 (1.23%) Firebase
9 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) 802.11
1 8 (9.88%) HTTP
1 8 (9.88%) SNMP
1 8 (9.88%) VoIP
1 8 (9.88%) VPN
1 8 (9.88%) Wireless
2 4 (4.94%) Network Security
3 1 (1.23%) Skype
3 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) MySQL
1 10 (12.35%) SQLite
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) JIRA
2 16 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (19.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (13.58%) GitLab
3 11 (13.58%) Xcode
4 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
5 9 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 9 (11.11%) JMeter
6 8 (9.88%) Burp Suite
6 8 (9.88%) Metasploit
6 8 (9.88%) Selenium
7 7 (8.64%) HP UFT
7 7 (8.64%) LoadRunner
7 7 (8.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (8.64%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.94%) NDepend
8 4 (4.94%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.47%) Android Studio
9 2 (2.47%) NeoLoad
General
1 5 (6.17%) Marketing
2 4 (4.94%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Applications Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Designer
4 12 (14.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 12 (14.81%) UX Designer
5 11 (13.58%) Mobile Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Tester
6 9 (11.11%) Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Penetration Tester
8 7 (8.64%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Information Security Architect
10 4 (4.94%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Performance Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Performance Test Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Security Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Security Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (44.44%) HTML
2 35 (43.21%) CSS
3 21 (25.93%) HTML5
4 18 (22.22%) jQuery
4 18 (22.22%) Web Services
5 15 (18.52%) JSON
6 13 (16.05%) .NET
7 12 (14.81%) CSS3
7 12 (14.81%) iOS SDK
7 12 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (13.58%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (13.58%) Zurb Foundation
9 9 (11.11%) Android SDK
9 9 (11.11%) J2EE
9 9 (11.11%) J2ME
9 9 (11.11%) REST
10 8 (9.88%) 802.1X
11 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
11 7 (8.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) User Experience
2 10 (12.35%) iPhone
2 10 (12.35%) Public Cloud
3 8 (9.88%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (9.88%) SCADA
3 8 (9.88%) Wiki
4 6 (7.41%) PKI
5 4 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) iPad
7 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.23%) FMCG
8 1 (1.23%) Robotics
8 1 (1.23%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Android
2 18 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 13 (16.05%) Windows
4 10 (12.35%) Linux
5 8 (9.88%) Kali Linux
5 8 (9.88%) Unix
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) CentOS
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Test Automation
3 21 (25.93%) Web Design
4 18 (22.22%) Scrum
5 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (20.99%) MVC
6 16 (19.75%) SDLC
6 16 (19.75%) Waterfall
7 15 (18.52%) Functional Testing
7 15 (18.52%) TDD
8 14 (17.28%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (16.05%) DevOps
9 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
9 13 (16.05%) Mobile Development
10 12 (14.81%) Open Source
10 12 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (14.81%) Security Architecture
11 11 (13.58%) MVVM
11 11 (13.58%) OO
12 10 (12.35%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) C#
2 29 (35.80%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.46%) Java
4 14 (17.28%) SQL
5 13 (16.05%) Apple Swift
5 13 (16.05%) Objective-C
6 9 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.11%) C
6 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 9 (11.11%) Python
7 8 (9.88%) Lua
7 8 (9.88%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) Go
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.23%) R
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.23%) VBScript
8 1 (1.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) OSCE
3 5 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.94%) CEH
4 4 (4.94%) CISM
4 4 (4.94%) CISSP
5 3 (3.70%) ISEB
5 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) GDPR
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) HockeyApp
2 8 (9.88%) Nessus
2 8 (9.88%) Nmap
3 2 (2.47%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) Xamarin
3 11 (13.58%) Atlassian
3 11 (13.58%) Twitter
4 10 (12.35%) Apple
5 8 (9.88%) Oracle
6 5 (6.17%) BMC
6 5 (6.17%) Remedy
7 3 (3.70%) ATG
7 3 (3.70%) Demandware
7 3 (3.70%) hybris
8 2 (2.47%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.47%) Google
8 2 (2.47%) New Relic
9 1 (1.23%) Blue Prism
9 1 (1.23%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.23%) SAP
9 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow