The first table below looks at the demand for Android 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 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 47 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.79% 1.17% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.97% 5.50% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -0.69%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
138 109 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.51% 21.29% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 25
Average daily rate £270 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.30 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
West Midlands

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Android 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.

1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) LAN
3 10 (41.67%) Apple
3 10 (41.67%) Wireless
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) CSS
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) Games
7 5 (20.83%) Game Development
7 5 (20.83%) Android Development
8 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.50%) MVC
9 3 (12.50%) OOP
10 2 (8.33%) OO
10 2 (8.33%) Java
10 2 (8.33%) SQL
10 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
10 2 (8.33%) Android SDK
10 2 (8.33%) Web Development
10 2 (8.33%) CSS3
11 1 (4.17%) PhoneGap
11 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Android 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) LAN
1 10 (41.67%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) RTCP
2 1 (4.17%) RTP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) PhoneGap
1 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (4.17%) RubyGems
1 1 (4.17%) Grunt
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Support Technician
1 10 (41.67%) Network Technician
1 10 (41.67%) Network Support
1 10 (41.67%) Network Support Technician
2 9 (37.50%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Games Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Field Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML5
1 7 (29.17%) CSS
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) Android SDK
2 2 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) Sencha Touch
3 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.17%) WebGL
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) Symfony
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) Sinatra
3 1 (4.17%) Corona SDK
3 1 (4.17%) RhoMobile
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) J2ME
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) GIS
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.17%) Fedora
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Game Development
1 5 (20.83%) Android Development
2 3 (12.50%) MVC
2 3 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (8.33%) OO
3 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Memory Management
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Use Case
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience Design
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.17%) Process Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PHP5
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) IIBA
1 1 (4.17%) CBAP
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator
3 1 (4.17%) Sencha
3 1 (4.17%) ESRI
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) HP
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