The table below looks at the statistics for Android 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 over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 114 109 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing Android 25 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.78% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 4.09% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 12
Median daily rate £128 £348 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.30% +14.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £112 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £419 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.46 £34.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.54% +5.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
Android
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
608 513 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.23% 19.09% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 265 230
Median daily rate £358 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 65
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Android
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 across the West Midlands region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Android
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 across the West Midlands region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Android
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 +2 8 £400 -4.47% 4
Warwickshire -1 6 £115 +6.48% 3
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire +13 1 £410 +38.98%
Dudley - 1 £80 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Android.

1 25 (67.57%) Apple iOS
2 18 (48.65%) Windows
3 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
4 11 (29.73%) Google
4 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
5 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (24.32%) Android Development
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
7 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
7 7 (18.92%) JIRA
8 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
8 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
8 6 (16.22%) Intel Security
8 6 (16.22%) Java
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Android SDK
9 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 4 (10.81%) DNS
10 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
10 4 (10.81%) Finance
10 4 (10.81%) TDD
10 4 (10.81%) German Language
10 4 (10.81%) Selenium
10 4 (10.81%) Appium
10 4 (10.81%) iOS SDK
10 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
11 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
11 3 (8.11%) Ticket Management
11 3 (8.11%) iOS Development

Android
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 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) GitHub
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) ADSL
2 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.41%) Junos
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) 3G
3 1 (2.70%) 4G
3 1 (2.70%) GPRS
3 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) Appium
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) German Language
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Android Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Android Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Android SDK
2 4 (10.81%) iOS SDK
3 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) CSS3
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) Mason
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) WCF
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.11%) Streaming Video
4 2 (5.41%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) BYOD
5 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Apple iOS
2 18 (48.65%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Unix
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (24.32%) Android Development
2 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
2 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) iOS Development
5 3 (8.11%) ITSM
5 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Ticket Management
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) SDLC
6 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) Apple Swift
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MOS
3 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Google
2 6 (16.22%) Intel Security
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Acronis
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Avaya
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) Dell
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Juniper
3 2 (5.41%) LANDesk
3 2 (5.41%) MobileIron
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Toshiba
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Broadcom
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow