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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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 Application Development
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 140 115
Rank change year-on-year +23 -25  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Application Development 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.033% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.040% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £331 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.35% +9.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £350 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £331
% change year-on-year -8.53% +23.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -1.17%  

Mobile Application Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1728 2505 1797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.60% 82.62% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1502 1114
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Mobile Application Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +13 2 - - 2
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Mobile Application Development
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 9 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) SOAP
5 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
5 4 (44.44%) Android
5 4 (44.44%) Open Source
5 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
5 4 (44.44%) Open Source Development
6 3 (33.33%) Android Development
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (33.33%) jMock
6 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 3 (33.33%) Mockito
6 3 (33.33%) JUnit
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) SOA
7 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
7 2 (22.22%) Web Development
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) .NET

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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) jMock
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
3 1 (11.11%) GitLab
3 1 (11.11%) gulp
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (11.11%) Core Data
5 1 (11.11%) Material Design
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
2 1 (11.11%) Social Network
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source Development
3 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
4 3 (33.33%) Android Development
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) API Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
3 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) PHP 7
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Xamarin