The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 69 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Android 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.67% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.82% 3.82% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £363 £419 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +52.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £414 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -10.44%
Android
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 131 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.42% 17.63% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 78 71
Median daily rate £330 £340 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 23
Median hourly rate £11.80 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.57% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £28.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Birmingham region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Birmingham region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Android.

1 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Android Development
4 3 (30.00%) Google Play
4 3 (30.00%) Android SDK
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Streaming Video
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Google
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) BYOD
6 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) Material Design
6 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Junos
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Android Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Research Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Material Design
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) BYOD
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Android Development
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin