Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 200 167
Rank change year-on-year +26 -33 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 4 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 6
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £344 £323 £319
90th Percentile £459 £447 £409
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4578 5879 4678
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.05% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2896 3531 2675
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £238 £213
90th Percentile £543 £545 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 239 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% -9.26% +5.07%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Mobile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Developer in the West Midlands

Mobile Developer
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 Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Developer in the West Midlands

Mobile Developer
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 Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +6 3 £450 +28.57% 2
Staffordshire +13 1 £350 -
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Mobile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Mobile Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Android Development
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (50.00%) Kotlin
3 2 (50.00%) HockeyApp
3 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (25.00%) SQLite
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) C#

Mobile Developer Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Android Development
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (50.00%) Kotlin
2 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Xamarin