The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 54 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Android Development 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.62% 0.49% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.74% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
576 403 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.02% 65.53% 70.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 233 190
Average daily rate £380 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.57 £10.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android Development across the Birmingham region.

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Android Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android Development.

1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (33.33%) Telerik
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) WebRTC
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Game Development
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Android Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 2 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 2 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) WebRTC
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Game Development
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Apple
1 2 (33.33%) Telerik
1 2 (33.33%) Google