Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 128 152
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 -21
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 74 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.27% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.02% 4.52% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 50
West Midlands median daily rate £490 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £356 £266 £150
90th Percentile £600 £658 £527
England median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.57 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year -44.44% +78.22% -17.21%

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 1,474 1,306 1,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.99% 28.22% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 830 1,072
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £231 £216 £220
90th Percentile £550 £519 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 80 80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.32 £15.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% +0.03% -14.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.15 £10.75
90th Percentile £28.25 £37.85 £38.88
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 October 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 October 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 -26 27 £380 -12.62% 2
Warwickshire +8 15 £490 +70.43% 7
Birmingham +5 15 £600 +33.33% 13
Coventry -28 6 £600 +71.43% 4
Staffordshire -4 5 £388 +10.71% 6
Solihull - 1 £330 - 1
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) HTML
2 36 (48.65%) CSS
3 33 (44.59%) JavaScript
4 29 (39.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (37.84%) C#
6 25 (33.78%) Android
7 23 (31.08%) Test Automation
7 23 (31.08%) Windows
7 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
8 21 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (28.38%) Apple iOS
8 21 (28.38%) User Experience
9 20 (27.03%) Scrum
9 20 (27.03%) JIRA
10 19 (25.68%) Xamarin
10 19 (25.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (25.68%) Visual Studio Team System
11 18 (24.32%) HTML5
11 18 (24.32%) Functional Testing
11 18 (24.32%) SQL
12 17 (22.97%) Degree
12 17 (22.97%) MVC
13 16 (21.62%) Web Design
13 16 (21.62%) SDLC
14 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
14 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (20.27%) Web Services
15 14 (18.92%) .NET
15 14 (18.92%) Objective-C

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 11 (14.86%) Confluence
2 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Marvel
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) nginx
4 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (18.92%) Office 365
4 10 (13.51%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (12.16%) SaaS
6 5 (6.76%) GitHub
7 4 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (5.41%) PaaS
8 2 (2.70%) Serverless
9 1 (1.35%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Network Security
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) 802.11
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) SMS
3 1 (1.35%) SNMP
3 1 (1.35%) VoIP
3 1 (1.35%) VPN
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQLite
2 10 (13.51%) MySQL
3 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) JIRA
2 19 (25.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (25.68%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (18.92%) GitLab
4 12 (16.22%) Selenium
4 12 (16.22%) Xcode
5 11 (14.86%) TeamCity
6 10 (13.51%) HP UFT
6 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
6 10 (13.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
8 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
9 5 (6.76%) NDepend
9 5 (6.76%) SonarQube
10 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.70%) JMeter
11 2 (2.70%) NeoLoad
11 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.35%) Android Studio
12 1 (1.35%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (6.76%) Marketing
2 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Law
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (56.76%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Applications Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Designer
6 8 (10.81%) UX Designer
7 7 (9.46%) Remedy Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Xamarin Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Web Applications Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Information Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Information Security Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Security Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Security Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Android Developer
11 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.65%) CSS
1 36 (48.65%) HTML
2 18 (24.32%) HTML5
3 15 (20.27%) Web Services
4 14 (18.92%) .NET
4 14 (18.92%) jQuery
5 13 (17.57%) iOS SDK
5 13 (17.57%) JSON
6 12 (16.22%) CSS3
6 12 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
7 11 (14.86%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (14.86%) Zurb Foundation
8 9 (12.16%) Android SDK
8 9 (12.16%) J2EE
8 9 (12.16%) J2ME
9 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.76%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (6.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) User Experience
2 11 (14.86%) iPhone
3 10 (13.51%) Public Cloud
4 6 (8.11%) PKI
5 4 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.70%) Robotics
8 1 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.35%) FMCG
8 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.35%) Infotainment
8 1 (1.35%) iPad
8 1 (1.35%) SCADA
8 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Android
2 23 (31.08%) Windows
3 21 (28.38%) Apple iOS
4 13 (17.57%) Unix
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) Test Automation
3 21 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (27.03%) Scrum
5 18 (24.32%) Functional Testing
6 17 (22.97%) MVC
7 16 (21.62%) SDLC
7 16 (21.62%) Web Design
8 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
9 14 (18.92%) DevOps
9 14 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (17.57%) Mobile Development
11 12 (16.22%) TDD
11 12 (16.22%) Test Strategy
12 11 (14.86%) ITSM
12 11 (14.86%) MVVM
12 11 (14.86%) OO
12 11 (14.86%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (14.86%) Service Management
13 10 (13.51%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) JavaScript
2 28 (37.84%) C#
3 18 (24.32%) SQL
4 14 (18.92%) Objective-C
5 13 (17.57%) Apple Swift
6 7 (9.46%) Java
7 2 (2.70%) C
7 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.70%) VBScript
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Lua
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) Ruby
8 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Degree
2 12 (16.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.41%) CEH
3 4 (5.41%) CISM
3 4 (5.41%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) GDPR
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.35%) Nessus
2 1 (1.35%) Nmap
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.68%) Xamarin
3 12 (16.22%) Atlassian
4 11 (14.86%) BMC
4 11 (14.86%) Remedy
4 11 (14.86%) Twitter
5 10 (13.51%) Apple
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle
7 2 (2.70%) Blue Prism
7 2 (2.70%) Google
8 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.35%) Facebook
8 1 (1.35%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) Sencha
8 1 (1.35%) UiPath