The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 117 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing Android Development 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.51% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.72% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
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£419 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £47.88 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
Android Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1944 1675 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.70% 71.22% 70.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 879 596
Average daily rate £385 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 88
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -14.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the West Midlands region.

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
Birmingham -6 5 £419 +4.68% 2
Warwickshire -5 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Android Development 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 Development.

1 12 (100.00%) Android
2 8 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Apple
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Telerik
7 2 (16.67%) Google
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 2 (16.67%) iOS SDK
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) Marketing
8 1 (8.33%) Git (software)

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Android Development 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Mobile Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Android Developer
3 3 (25.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) iOS SDK
4 2 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) WebRTC
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Android
2 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) Telerik
2 2 (16.67%) Google