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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 56 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 3 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 2.92% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 13.43% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
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£425 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
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
138 134 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.33% 21.72% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 39
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £113 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £34.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (81.82%) Android Development
2 9 (81.82%) iOS Development
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 7 (63.64%) PhoneGap
4 7 (63.64%) User Experience
4 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 7 (63.64%) SOA
4 7 (63.64%) OOP
4 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) XML
5 6 (54.55%) Java
5 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
5 6 (54.55%) Sencha
5 6 (54.55%) JSON
6 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 4 (36.36%) Ajax
7 4 (36.36%) Ant
7 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 4 (36.36%) JIRA
7 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (18.18%) Windows
9 2 (18.18%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (9.09%) CSS3

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Ant
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (18.18%) iOS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Junior
6 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML5
1 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) PhoneGap
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
6 1 (9.09%) WebRTC
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Android Development
1 9 (81.82%) iOS Development
2 7 (63.64%) SOA
2 7 (63.64%) OOP
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Sencha
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft