The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 55 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 8 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 2.07% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.91% 10.00% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
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£375 £270 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -46.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.71 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.27% -52.78%
Android
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 140 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.94% 20.74% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 85 54
Average daily rate £320 £295 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +14.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.80 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £17.20 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
1 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
1 10 (47.62%) Android Development
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) OOP
4 7 (33.33%) SOA
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 6 (28.57%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 6 (28.57%) PhoneGap
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) JSON
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) Apple
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) Sencha
7 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (19.05%) Ajax

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Wireless
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) RTCP
2 1 (4.76%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Ant
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.52%) Xcode
4 1 (4.76%) RubyGems
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Support
2 5 (23.81%) Network Support Technician
2 5 (23.81%) Network Technician
2 5 (23.81%) Support Technician
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Android Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) HTML5
2 7 (33.33%) jQuery
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) XML
3 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 6 (28.57%) PhoneGap
4 5 (23.81%) JSON
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
8 1 (4.76%) Sinatra
8 1 (4.76%) WebGL
8 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
8 1 (4.76%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.76%) RESTful
8 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) WURFL
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) GIS
4 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.76%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) Fedora
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Android Development
2 7 (33.33%) OOP
2 7 (33.33%) SOA
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Memory Management
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) User Experience Design
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) PHP5
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) IIBA
2 1 (4.76%) CBAP
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Apple
2 5 (23.81%) Sencha
3 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) ESRI
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) HP
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