Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Mobile Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 6 months to 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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 App Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 183 163
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20 +54
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +16.36% -8.33%
10th Percentile £312 £375 £244
90th Percentile £468 £425 £463
England median daily rate £523 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +16.11% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £115.00 £31.75 -
% change year-on-year +262.18% - -

Mobile Application Development is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,665 4,264 3,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.98% 84.19% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,381 2,546 2,297
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £269 £250
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 200 124
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.87% -26.51% +22.06%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.98 £10.96
90th Percentile £46.64 £32.75 £51.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +1.06%

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Mobile Application Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Application Development in the West Midlands

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Application Development in the West Midlands

Mobile Application Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Application Development in the West Midlands

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Application Development in the West Midlands

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Birmingham +3 2 £338 -15.63% 3
Mobile Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source Development
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) WordPress
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (20.00%) Terraform
5 1 (20.00%) Design Thinking
5 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) R
5 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365

Mobile Application Development
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 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 1 (20.00%) Django
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source Development
1 4 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Design Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform