Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 110 136
Rank change year-on-year -12 +26 +5
Contract jobs citing Mobile App 79 65 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.47% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.22% 5.05% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 50
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £346 £314 £150
90th Percentile £495 £500 £566
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year -39.76% +36.07% -3.17%

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 1,514 1,286 1,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.39% 29.00% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 783 958
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.86%
10th Percentile £231 £223 £220
90th Percentile £550 £512 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 74 68
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £13.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.46% +21.38% -22.34%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.25 £39.95 £25.30
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.51% -2.50% +11.11%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 27 £425 +2.41%
Warwickshire +1 16 £490 +26.45% 2
Birmingham -13 16 £400 -11.11% 7
Staffordshire +2 5 £388 +10.71% 8
Coventry -28 5 £330 -25.84% 6
Mobile App
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 48 (60.76%) HTML
1 48 (60.76%) CSS
2 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
4 29 (36.71%) User Experience
5 21 (26.58%) Prototyping
6 20 (25.32%) SQL
6 20 (25.32%) Windows
6 20 (25.32%) Degree
7 19 (24.05%) Rapid Prototyping
8 14 (17.72%) Android
8 14 (17.72%) .NET
8 14 (17.72%) C#
9 13 (16.46%) Unix
10 12 (15.19%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (13.92%) Service Management
11 11 (13.92%) ITSM
11 11 (13.92%) BMC
11 11 (13.92%) Remedy
11 11 (13.92%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (13.92%) Apple iOS
12 10 (12.66%) Front End Development
12 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
12 10 (12.66%) Change Management
13 9 (11.39%) JIRA
13 9 (11.39%) Xamarin
13 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
13 9 (11.39%) Mobile Application Development

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 7 (8.86%) Confluence
2 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) CMS
3 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.27%) InVision
1 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.86%) Office 365
3 6 (7.59%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (3.80%) GitHub
5 2 (2.53%) Serverless
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.27%) PaaS
6 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) 3G
2 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) FlexRay
2 1 (1.27%) LTE
2 1 (1.27%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.27%) SMS
2 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) JIRA
2 8 (10.13%) Selenium
3 7 (8.86%) GitLab
3 7 (8.86%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.59%) HP UFT
4 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.80%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.27%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) NDepend
7 1 (1.27%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Automotive
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Developer
2 26 (32.91%) Designer
3 25 (31.65%) UX Designer
4 10 (12.66%) Applications Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Remedy Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Web Applications Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Xamarin Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Interaction Designer
8 4 (5.06%) Digital Designer
8 4 (5.06%) Digital UX Designer
8 4 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) CSS
1 48 (60.76%) HTML
2 14 (17.72%) .NET
3 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.13%) Apache Cordova
5 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.86%) HTML5
6 4 (5.06%) jQuery
6 4 (5.06%) Web Services
7 3 (3.80%) Ionic Framework
7 3 (3.80%) Node.js
7 3 (3.80%) React
7 3 (3.80%) React Native
7 3 (3.80%) REST
7 3 (3.80%) SOAP
7 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.53%) Angular 2
8 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.53%) CSS3
8 2 (2.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.71%) User Experience
2 5 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.53%) Infotainment
4 2 (2.53%) iPad
4 2 (2.53%) iPhone
4 2 (2.53%) PKI
4 2 (2.53%) Robotics
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Android
3 13 (16.46%) Unix
4 11 (13.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.58%) Prototyping
3 19 (24.05%) Rapid Prototyping
4 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (13.92%) ITSM
5 11 (13.92%) Service Management
6 10 (12.66%) Change Management
6 10 (12.66%) Front End Development
7 9 (11.39%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.13%) Decision-Making
8 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
8 8 (10.13%) Web Development
9 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.86%) DevOps
9 7 (8.86%) Scrum
9 7 (8.86%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Build Automation
10 6 (7.59%) Customer Insight
10 6 (7.59%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
2 20 (25.32%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.53%) VBScript
6 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.27%) C
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Degree
2 12 (15.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.27%) CCIE
3 1 (1.27%) CCNP
3 1 (1.27%) CEH
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) CISM
3 1 (1.27%) CISSP
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) GDPR
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) BMC
1 11 (13.92%) Remedy
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.39%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Facebook
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Sencha
6 1 (1.27%) UiPath