The table below looks at the statistics for Android 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 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 103 61 99
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +38
Contract jobs citing Android 20 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.91% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.82% 10.54% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 8
Average daily rate
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£290 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.39% -14.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.71 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.27% -52.78%
Android
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
523 389 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.58% 18.14% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 199 226
Average daily rate £315 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 54 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £23.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Android
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 across the West Midlands region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Android
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 across the West Midlands region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Android
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Birmingham -4 8 £375 +38.88% 7
Warwickshire -17 3 - - 1
Coventry -16 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (57.45%) Apple iOS
2 23 (48.94%) Android Development
3 18 (38.30%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) Windows
4 15 (31.91%) Mobile App
5 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
5 13 (27.66%) HTML
6 12 (25.53%) CSS
6 12 (25.53%) iOS Development
7 11 (23.40%) HTML5
8 10 (21.28%) JSON
9 9 (19.15%) jQuery
9 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (19.15%) OOP
9 9 (19.15%) SOA
9 9 (19.15%) XML
9 9 (19.15%) .NET
9 9 (19.15%) Blackberry
9 9 (19.15%) Apple
10 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
11 7 (14.89%) PhoneGap
11 7 (14.89%) C#
11 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
11 7 (14.89%) Linux
11 7 (14.89%) MVC
12 6 (12.77%) Finance
12 6 (12.77%) JIRA
12 6 (12.77%) Ajax
12 6 (12.77%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (12.77%) Microsoft

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.13%) Drupal
3 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LAN
1 5 (10.64%) Wireless
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) RTCP
3 1 (2.13%) RTP
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.77%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) Ant
5 2 (4.26%) Xcode
5 2 (4.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.13%) RubyGems
6 1 (2.13%) Grunt
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Games
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Android Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) iOS Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Support Technician
5 5 (10.64%) Network Support Technician
5 5 (10.64%) Network Support
5 5 (10.64%) Network Technician
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) HTML
2 12 (25.53%) CSS
3 11 (23.40%) HTML5
4 10 (21.28%) JSON
5 9 (19.15%) jQuery
5 9 (19.15%) XML
5 9 (19.15%) .NET
6 7 (14.89%) PhoneGap
7 6 (12.77%) Ajax
7 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.64%) Web Services
9 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.51%) CSS3
10 3 (6.38%) Android SDK
10 3 (6.38%) XHTML
10 3 (6.38%) XSLT
11 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.26%) iOS SDK
11 2 (4.26%) Qt
11 2 (4.26%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Mobile App
2 9 (19.15%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.64%) iPad
3 5 (10.64%) iPhone
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.38%) WURFL
5 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.26%) Handset
6 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (2.13%) Open Source
7 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Apple iOS
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.89%) Linux
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Phone
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.38%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (4.26%) VxWorks
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Android Development
2 12 (25.53%) iOS Development
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) OOP
3 9 (19.15%) SOA
4 7 (14.89%) MVC
5 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.64%) TDD
6 3 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.38%) SEO
6 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Document Management
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) User Experience Design
8 1 (2.13%) Memory Management
8 1 (2.13%) BDD
8 1 (2.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.26%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) IIBA
2 1 (2.13%) CBAP
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Apple
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Sencha
4 4 (8.51%) Google
4 4 (8.51%) Lotus
5 3 (6.38%) AccuRev
6 2 (4.26%) Appcelerator
7 1 (2.13%) Facebook
7 1 (2.13%) Twitter
7 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.13%) Marketo
7 1 (2.13%) HubSpot
7 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) ESRI
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
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