The first table below looks at the demand for BREW skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BREW over the 3 months to 23 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless (BREW)
Rank 570 517 566
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +49
Contract jobs citing BREW 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.034% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13805 11747 14337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.95% 26.87% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9068 7515 8670
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 334 358
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
BREW
UK

BREW
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BREW across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

BREW Jobs Demand Trend in England

BREW
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BREW Daily Rate Trend in England

BREW
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BREW across the England region.

BREW Hourly Rate Trend in England

BREW
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BREW within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 1 - -
BREW
UK

BREW
Top 14 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BREW 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 BREW.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2ME
1 3 (100.00%) Symbian
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) NFC
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce

BREW
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BREW 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 BREW. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NFC
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Symbian