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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 105 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Android Development 5 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.32% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.47% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
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£313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.79 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
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
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 2 £338 +3.84%
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -
Coventry - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (100.00%) Android
2 15 (83.33%) Apple iOS
3 14 (77.78%) iOS Development
4 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (61.11%) HTML
5 10 (55.56%) Java
5 10 (55.56%) OOP
6 9 (50.00%) CSS
6 9 (50.00%) HTML5
7 8 (44.44%) jQuery
7 8 (44.44%) JSON
7 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
8 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
8 7 (38.89%) User Experience
8 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (38.89%) PhoneGap
8 7 (38.89%) XML
8 7 (38.89%) SOA
8 7 (38.89%) MVC
9 6 (33.33%) Sencha
10 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
11 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
11 4 (22.22%) JIRA
11 4 (22.22%) Ajax
11 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (22.22%) Ant
12 3 (16.67%) Apple
12 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (11.11%) Degree
13 2 (11.11%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Android Developer
3 5 (27.78%) iOS Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) HTML5
3 8 (44.44%) JSON
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 7 (38.89%) PhoneGap
4 7 (38.89%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) iOS SDK
6 2 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (11.11%) Android SDK
7 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (5.56%) WebRTC
7 1 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
1 7 (38.89%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Android
2 15 (83.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 10 (55.56%) OOP
3 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Sencha
2 3 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter