The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 142 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Contract jobs citing Android Development 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.46% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Median daily rate £285 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £321 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £39.75
Android Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2645 1961 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.64% 78.07% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1571 1134 1014
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 100 114
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Android Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Android Development
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 Development across the West Midlands region.

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Android Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Android Development
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 Development across the West Midlands region.

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -4 3 £350 - 3
Warwickshire -3 2 £220 -30.15%
Staffordshire -5 2 - - 3
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 10 (100.00%) Android
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) PhD
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Apache
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Google
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (20.00%) Google Play
2 1 (10.00%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (10.00%) CocoaPods
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Research Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Android Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) Material Design
4 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Telematics
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Kony
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin