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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 109 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing Android Development 13 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.71% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.03% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
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£315 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £203 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £350 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +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
1783 1455 1601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.49% 68.79% 69.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 777 822
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 58 95
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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
Birmingham -3 7 £500 +117.39%
Warwickshire -13 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £315 - 2
Wolverhampton - - - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Android
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) Apple iOS
4 12 (54.55%) iOS Development
4 12 (54.55%) JSON
5 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
7 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
7 9 (40.91%) HTML
7 9 (40.91%) OOP
8 8 (36.36%) CSS
8 8 (36.36%) PhoneGap
8 8 (36.36%) HTML5
8 8 (36.36%) User Experience
9 7 (31.82%) jQuery
9 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
9 7 (31.82%) XML
9 7 (31.82%) SOA
9 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
9 7 (31.82%) MVC
10 6 (27.27%) Web Services
10 6 (27.27%) Sencha
11 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 4 (18.18%) Ant
12 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (18.18%) JIRA
12 4 (18.18%) Ajax
12 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
13 3 (13.64%) Android SDK
13 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) Ant
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Android Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (22.73%) iOS Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) JSON
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) HTML5
3 8 (36.36%) PhoneGap
4 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
4 7 (31.82%) XML
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 3 (13.64%) Android SDK
8 2 (9.09%) iOS SDK
9 1 (4.55%) REST
9 1 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (4.55%) RESTful
9 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 8 (36.36%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.55%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Android
2 13 (59.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) iOS Development
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) OOP
4 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Sencha
2 2 (9.09%) Apple
2 2 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter