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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 111 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 11 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.02% 3.22% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate £310 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.08% -7.07%
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
545 497 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.36% 22.50% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 220 200
Average daily rate £355 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 104 62
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staffordshire -1 5 £313 - 3
Birmingham -3 2 £275 -42.10% 9
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (62.07%) Apple iOS
2 13 (44.83%) Mobile App
3 11 (37.93%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Selenium
5 7 (24.14%) Android Development
6 6 (20.69%) Android SDK
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) JIRA
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
8 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
8 4 (13.79%) DNS
8 4 (13.79%) RDF
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.79%) C++
8 4 (13.79%) HTML
8 4 (13.79%) PHP
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) TDD
8 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) Appium
8 4 (13.79%) User Experience
8 4 (13.79%) Linked Data
8 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
9 3 (10.34%) iOS SDK
9 3 (10.34%) REST
9 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.34%) JSON

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) ADSL
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Junos
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Selenium
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
4 4 (13.79%) Appium
4 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.34%) PHPUnit
6 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Android Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Android SDK
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) CSS3
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) iOS SDK
3 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) LAMP
3 3 (10.34%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) J2ME
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) JDBC
5 1 (3.45%) Lucene
5 1 (3.45%) Mason
5 1 (3.45%) Memcached
5 1 (3.45%) ODBC
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) Linked Data
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) SecurID
5 1 (3.45%) BYOD
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Semantic Web
5 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Apple iOS
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Android Development
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) BDD
3 4 (13.79%) RDF
3 4 (13.79%) TDD
3 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Workflow
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) C++
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) C
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 2 (6.90%) Acronis
2 2 (6.90%) Juniper
2 2 (6.90%) MobileIron
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.45%) Broadcom
3 1 (3.45%) Capita
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