The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 27 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Android 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.57% 3.57% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 15.15% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+67.44% -6.52%

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

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.93% 23.57% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 9
Median daily rate £225 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £131 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £422 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Median hourly rate £14.48 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.30 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 1 - - 2
Android
West Midlands

Android
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) Android Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (33.33%) CocoaPods
3 1 (33.33%) Material Design
3 1 (33.33%) Core Data
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Android Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) CocoaPods
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (33.33%) Core Data
1 1 (33.33%) Material Design
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift