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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 124 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing Android 23 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.19% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.36% 7.94% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 5
Median daily rate £350 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £158 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+144.64% +7.69%
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
528 378 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.31% 14.99% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 176 232
Median daily rate £360 £335 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 54 81
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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
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 28 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 -8 6 £355 +1.35% 5
Staffordshire -5 4 £350 -6.66% 3
Warwickshire -5 3 £220 -30.15%
Coventry -13 1 £425 +41.66% 1
Shropshire -29 1 £330 - 1
Walsall - 1 £150 -
West Bromwich - 1 £370 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Apple iOS
3 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
4 11 (26.19%) HP
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
5 10 (23.81%) Android Development
5 10 (23.81%) Blackberry
5 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.43%) Google
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (21.43%) Java
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 8 (19.05%) HTML
7 8 (19.05%) ITIL
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco
7 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (19.05%) Service Management
7 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (19.05%) LANDesk
7 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (19.05%) IP Telephony
8 7 (16.67%) MOS
8 7 (16.67%) Toshiba
8 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 7 (16.67%) Intel Security
8 7 (16.67%) 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 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.76%) Google Play
3 1 (2.38%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (19.05%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.76%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) Skype
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Junos
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.38%) CocoaPods
3 1 (2.38%) Gradle
3 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 6 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Automotive
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Designer
4 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Designer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior UX Designer
4 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 3 (7.14%) UX Designer
5 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Office 365 Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) .NET
4 4 (9.52%) XML
5 3 (7.14%) Flash
5 3 (7.14%) HTML5
5 3 (7.14%) jQuery
5 3 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (4.76%) Android SDK
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (4.76%) RESTful
7 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.38%) Cocoa
7 1 (2.38%) Core Data
7 1 (2.38%) iOS SDK
7 1 (2.38%) JSON
7 1 (2.38%) Material Design
7 1 (2.38%) PhoneGap
7 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
2 10 (23.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.52%) User Experience
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.76%) PKI
5 2 (4.76%) Telematics
6 1 (2.38%) BYOD
6 1 (2.38%) iPad
6 1 (2.38%) iPhone
6 1 (2.38%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Apple iOS
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (23.81%) Android Development
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Service Management
3 6 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 5 (11.90%) iOS Development
4 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.14%) B2C
6 3 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.14%) UX Design
6 3 (7.14%) Wireframes
7 2 (4.76%) BDD
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Governance
7 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) PHP
4 3 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) MOS
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) CNE
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) HP
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Google
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco
3 8 (19.05%) LANDesk
4 7 (16.67%) Avaya
4 7 (16.67%) Dell
4 7 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 7 (16.67%) Toshiba
5 3 (7.14%) Apple
5 3 (7.14%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.38%) Kony
6 1 (2.38%) MobileIron