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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 113 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 25 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.57% 3.18% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 7
Median daily rate £321 £295 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £119 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £370 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £339
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.00 - £27.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.75% +43.33%
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
449 472 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.19% 18.62% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 183 228
Median daily rate £375 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 88
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.53 £20.30 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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
Warwickshire +7 8 £115 -64.06% 2
Birmingham -3 7 £350 +94.44% 13
West Bromwich -1 3 - -
Staffordshire -7 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Solihull +1 1 £350 +55.55% 1
Shropshire - 1 £330 - 2
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 31 (65.96%) Apple iOS
2 26 (55.32%) Windows
3 16 (34.04%) Java
4 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
5 14 (29.79%) Mobile App
6 13 (27.66%) Android Development
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (23.40%) LANDesk
9 10 (21.28%) HP
9 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
9 10 (21.28%) HTML
10 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
10 8 (17.02%) Office 365
10 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
10 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
10 8 (17.02%) CSS
10 8 (17.02%) ITIL
10 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
10 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
10 8 (17.02%) Service Management
10 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (14.89%) SCCM
11 7 (14.89%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (14.89%) IP Telephony
11 7 (14.89%) MOS
11 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (14.89%) Toshiba
11 7 (14.89%) Avaya

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 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (12.77%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.38%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Google Play
4 1 (2.13%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (14.89%) IP Telephony
2 6 (12.77%) Skype
3 4 (8.51%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.26%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) 3G
5 1 (2.13%) 4G
5 1 (2.13%) GPRS
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Android Studio
1 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.38%) Gradle
3 2 (4.26%) CocoaPods
3 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Xcode
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (10.64%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Automotive
2 4 (8.51%) Publishing
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Android Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) Designer
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior UX Designer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.38%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Office 365 Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) HTML
2 8 (17.02%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) .NET
4 4 (8.51%) XML
5 3 (6.38%) Android SDK
5 3 (6.38%) Flash
5 3 (6.38%) HTML5
5 3 (6.38%) iOS SDK
5 3 (6.38%) RESTful
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.26%) Core Data
6 2 (4.26%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (4.26%) Material Design
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.13%) PhoneGap
7 1 (2.13%) Web Services
7 1 (2.13%) Xamarin.iOS
7 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Mobile App
2 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.64%) User Experience
4 4 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
6 2 (4.26%) PKI
6 2 (4.26%) Telematics
7 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.13%) CMDB
7 1 (2.13%) iPad
7 1 (2.13%) iPhone
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Apple iOS
2 26 (55.32%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
3 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.89%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Android Development
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Service Management
4 6 (12.77%) iOS Development
4 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) Application Packaging
5 5 (10.64%) Mobile Development
6 4 (8.51%) BDD
6 4 (8.51%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.38%) Computer Security
7 3 (6.38%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.38%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.38%) UX Design
7 3 (6.38%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.77%) Objective-C
4 5 (10.64%) PHP
5 4 (8.51%) C#
6 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 3 (6.38%) VB
6 3 (6.38%) VBScript
7 2 (4.26%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.26%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) MOS
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) PhD
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) AirWatch
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) LANDesk
3 10 (21.28%) HP
4 7 (14.89%) Avaya
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) Dell
4 7 (14.89%) Toshiba
5 5 (10.64%) Xamarin
6 4 (8.51%) Apple
6 4 (8.51%) Google
7 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.13%) Kony
8 1 (2.13%) VMware
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