The first table below looks at the demand for BREW skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BREW over the 3 months to 25 July 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless (BREW)
Rank 592 563 571
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Contract jobs citing BREW 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.035% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

BREW
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BREW Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BREW
Daily Rate Trend

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

BREW Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BREW
Hourly Rate Trend

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

BREW Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BREW
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BREW within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
England -32 1 - -
London - - - -

BREW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (100.00%) J2ME
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) ODBC
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (50.00%) Symbian
2 1 (50.00%) ISAPI
2 1 (50.00%) MAPI
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) OLE
2 1 (50.00%) OLE DB
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) DAO
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile

BREW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2ME
2 1 (50.00%) ISAPI
2 1 (50.00%) MAPI
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) OLE
2 1 (50.00%) OLE DB
2 1 (50.00%) DAO
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) ODBC
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Symbian