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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 62 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Android 5 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 2.02% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.79% 10.24% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£419 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £363 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £17.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.64% -47.69%
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
132 127 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.73% 19.72% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 38
Average daily rate £340 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £18.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -13.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £18.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Android Development
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Apple
5 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 2 (22.22%) Telerik
5 2 (22.22%) Google
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
5 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Android Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
2 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
2 2 (22.22%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) WebRTC
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Android Development
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Telerik
2 2 (22.22%) Google