The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 26 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Android 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.52% 4.20% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.41% 15.63% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
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£314 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -2.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 32 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.03% 26.89% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 34
Average daily rate £300 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent -2 1 £315 -
Stoke-on-Trent -5 1 £313 -6.01%
Tamworth - - - - 1
Android
West Midlands

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) wxWidgets
3 2 (40.00%) Qt
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (20.00%) WURFL
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Platform Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Mobility Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) wxWidgets
2 2 (40.00%) Qt
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) WURFL
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (20.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) SEO
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Document Management
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (20.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) AccuRev