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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 99 98 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs citing Android 17 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.86% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.49% 4.17% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
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£323 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £344 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £334
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -43.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.80%
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
379 503 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.77% 20.54% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 211 166
Average daily rate £325 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 59
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 +2 5 £445 +42.40% 7
Staffordshire -4 4 £323 -2.27% 3
Warwickshire +1 2 - - 2
Shropshire - 2 £150 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (47.37%) Apple iOS
2 17 (44.74%) Mobile App
3 14 (36.84%) Windows
4 13 (34.21%) Android Development
5 11 (28.95%) HTML
6 10 (26.32%) HTML5
7 9 (23.68%) CSS
8 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (21.05%) iOS Development
8 8 (21.05%) Mobile Development
9 6 (15.79%) MS Office
9 6 (15.79%) Games
9 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 6 (15.79%) Objective-C
9 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.16%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) JSON
10 5 (13.16%) iPhone
10 5 (13.16%) Finance
10 5 (13.16%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) Android SDK
11 4 (10.53%) Windows Phone
11 4 (10.53%) SDLC
11 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.53%) Web Services
11 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 4 (10.53%) Symbian
11 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.53%) Open Source

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) ASN.1
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Flash Builder
2 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 6 (15.79%) Games
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Local Government
5 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Android Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (13.16%) iOS Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Flash Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.63%) ActionScript Developer
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.63%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.63%) IT Support
8 1 (2.63%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) HTML5
3 9 (23.68%) CSS
4 5 (13.16%) JSON
4 5 (13.16%) Android SDK
5 4 (10.53%) Web Services
6 3 (7.89%) XML
6 3 (7.89%) iOS SDK
6 3 (7.89%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) Cocoa
6 3 (7.89%) Core Animation
6 3 (7.89%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (5.26%) .NET
7 2 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) CSS3
7 2 (5.26%) Flash
8 1 (2.63%) J2ME
8 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) iPhone
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) iPad
4 3 (7.89%) Animation
5 2 (5.26%) NHS
5 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.63%) Statistics
6 1 (2.63%) Psychology
6 1 (2.63%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Apple iOS
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Phone
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Android Development
2 8 (21.05%) iOS Development
2 8 (21.05%) Mobile Development
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.53%) SDLC
4 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.89%) Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) OOP
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.63%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Dependency Management
7 1 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) Objective-C
3 5 (13.16%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Symbian
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.53%) Google
2 3 (7.89%) Apple
3 2 (5.26%) McAfee
3 2 (5.26%) Telerik
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Panasonic
4 1 (2.63%) Veeam
4 1 (2.63%) Spiceworks
4 1 (2.63%) Meraki
4 1 (2.63%) Epicor
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
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