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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development
England / West Midlands
Rank 106 123 105
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Android Development 16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £418 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +33.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £412 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £424 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £27.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
1876 2154 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.02% 82.53% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1217 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 50 106
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 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
Solihull - 6 £350 - 4
Birmingham - 2 £275 - 4
Coventry - 2 £260 -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Staffordshire +1 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Shropshire - 1 £175 - 1
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) Android
2 16 (69.57%) Mobile App
3 14 (60.87%) Apple iOS
4 13 (56.52%) Java
5 12 (52.17%) HTML
5 12 (52.17%) iOS Development
6 10 (43.48%) CSS
7 9 (39.13%) Xamarin
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (26.09%) Mobile Development
10 5 (21.74%) XSLT
10 5 (21.74%) Xamarin.iOS
10 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
11 4 (17.39%) HTML5
11 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 4 (17.39%) PHP
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) C#
11 4 (17.39%) MVC
11 4 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
12 3 (13.04%) PhoneGap
12 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
12 3 (13.04%) .NET
12 3 (13.04%) Windows
12 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.04%) Web Development
13 2 (8.70%) jQuery
13 2 (8.70%) TDD

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 (8.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Google Play
2 1 (4.35%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
1 1 (4.35%) RFID
1 1 (4.35%) Skype
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Android Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) CocoaPods
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) webpack
3 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Games
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) Android Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Applications Developer
3 6 (26.09%) iOS Android Developer
3 6 (26.09%) iOS Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Xamarin Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Android Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Android Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) Xamarin.iOS
3 5 (21.74%) XSLT
4 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (13.04%) PhoneGap
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.70%) Material Design
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Core Data
7 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
7 1 (4.35%) Laravel
7 1 (4.35%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Android
2 14 (60.87%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) iOS Development
2 6 (26.09%) Mobile Development
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) API Integration
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) MVVM
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Telematics
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
3 4 (17.39%) PHP
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Kony
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft