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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 30 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Android 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.47% 2.48% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 16.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £323 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+69.69% +10.00%
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.74% 15.53% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Median daily rate £275 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £148 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £350 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.75 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +17.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

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 1 (33.33%) Appium
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin