Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 117 106
Rank change year-on-year -14 -11 +21
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 59 82 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.49% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.37% 5.44% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 60 43
West Midlands median daily rate £406 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.07% +15.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £311 £250
90th Percentile £624 £548 £425
England median daily rate £446 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +4.94% +4.94% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +29.03% -1.40%
England median hourly rate £39.00 £21.52 £32.60
% change year-on-year +81.27% -34.00% +10.62%

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 1,351 1,507 1,360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.72% 27.44% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 901 810
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.53% +3.93%
10th Percentile £216 £211 £205
90th Percentile £533 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% +1.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 81 93
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -5.26% -11.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.85% +2.50% +14.29%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Warwickshire +18 14 £338 -29.69% 2
Shropshire +14 13 £431 +30.68% 3
Birmingham -14 11 £425 +13.33% 11
Coventry -7 10 £413 -15.82% 2
Staffordshire +4 1 £350 -12.50% 4
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) Apple iOS
3 14 (23.73%) HTML
4 13 (22.03%) iOS Development
4 13 (22.03%) User Experience
5 12 (20.34%) CSS
5 12 (20.34%) Objective-C
5 12 (20.34%) Retail
5 12 (20.34%) Android
6 11 (18.64%) Degree
6 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
6 11 (18.64%) Prototyping
7 8 (13.56%) Scrum
7 8 (13.56%) iOS SDK
7 8 (13.56%) Rapid Prototyping
8 7 (11.86%) Mobile Development
8 7 (11.86%) Service Design
8 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.86%) Web Design
8 7 (11.86%) Automotive
8 7 (11.86%) Web Services
8 7 (11.86%) C#
9 6 (10.17%) Java
9 6 (10.17%) .NET
9 6 (10.17%) MVC
9 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (8.47%) Security Architecture
10 5 (8.47%) Xamarin
10 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
10 5 (8.47%) QA

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 (5.08%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (3.39%) InVision
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.78%) Office 365
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) PaaS
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.69%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
1 5 (8.47%) Xcode
2 2 (3.39%) Android Studio
2 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.39%) Selenium
2 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.69%) Ant
3 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) JMeter
3 1 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.34%) Retail
2 7 (11.86%) Automotive
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Designer
3 12 (20.34%) iOS Developer
3 12 (20.34%) UX Designer
4 10 (16.95%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.86%) Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Delivery Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Interaction Designer
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Objective-C Developer
7 4 (6.78%) UI Designer
7 4 (6.78%) Web Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Web Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Android Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Digital Architect
8 3 (5.08%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) HTML
2 12 (20.34%) CSS
3 8 (13.56%) iOS SDK
4 7 (11.86%) Web Services
5 6 (10.17%) .NET
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.08%) OAuth
7 3 (5.08%) OAuth2
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.39%) Framer.js
8 2 (3.39%) Middleware
8 2 (3.39%) React
8 2 (3.39%) REST
8 2 (3.39%) SOAP
8 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.69%) JSON
9 1 (1.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) Social Media
4 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Apple iOS
2 12 (20.34%) Android
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) iOS Development
3 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
3 11 (18.64%) Prototyping
4 8 (13.56%) Rapid Prototyping
4 8 (13.56%) Scrum
5 7 (11.86%) Mobile Development
5 7 (11.86%) Service Design
5 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.86%) Web Design
6 6 (10.17%) MVC
7 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.47%) Security Architecture
7 5 (8.47%) Web Development
8 4 (6.78%) Android Development
8 4 (6.78%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.78%) DevOps
9 3 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) Objective-C
2 7 (11.86%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) Java
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) SQL
5 3 (5.08%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.39%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) CCIE
2 3 (5.08%) CCNP
2 3 (5.08%) CEH
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.08%) CISM
2 3 (5.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Xamarin
2 4 (6.78%) Capita
3 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.69%) Zend