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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England / West Midlands
Rank 95 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Android 25 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.18% 1.81% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 7
Median daily rate £225 £330 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £253 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.71 - £25.15
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.88 - £23.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.54 - £27.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-26.91% -34.35%

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
348 496 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.75% 20.33% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 218 233
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 95
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.73 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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
Warwickshire - 6 £114 - 8
Coventry - 5 £225 - 3
Birmingham -2 3 £325 +18.18% 9
Solihull - 3 £350 - 1
West Bromwich - 3 - -
Staffordshire +2 2 - - 4
Shropshire - 1 £175 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £350 - 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 30 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (40.00%) Java
2 20 (40.00%) Android Development
3 19 (38.00%) Mobile App
3 19 (38.00%) Windows
4 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (20.00%) HTML
5 10 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.00%) Objective-C
7 8 (16.00%) LANDesk
7 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (16.00%) CSS
7 8 (16.00%) Office 365
7 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
8 7 (14.00%) Mobile Development
8 7 (14.00%) Skype
8 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (14.00%) HP
8 7 (14.00%) SCCM
9 6 (12.00%) Google
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (12.00%) Skype for Business
10 5 (10.00%) AirWatch
10 5 (10.00%) Xamarin
10 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (10.00%) Bluetooth
10 5 (10.00%) ITIL

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 6 (12.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Google Play
4 1 (2.00%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Skype
2 5 (10.00%) Bluetooth
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.00%) 3G
5 1 (2.00%) 4G
5 1 (2.00%) GPRS
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Android Studio
2 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.00%) CocoaPods
3 3 (6.00%) Gradle
4 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) JUnit
4 2 (4.00%) Xcode
5 1 (2.00%) Grunt
5 1 (2.00%) gulp
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.00%) Automotive
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Android Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 4 (8.00%) iOS Android Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.00%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Research Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) HTML
2 8 (16.00%) CSS
3 4 (8.00%) .NET
3 4 (8.00%) HTML5
3 4 (8.00%) RESTful
4 3 (6.00%) Android SDK
4 3 (6.00%) Core Data
4 3 (6.00%) iOS SDK
4 3 (6.00%) Material Design
4 3 (6.00%) Xamarin.iOS
4 3 (6.00%) XSLT
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) PhoneGap
6 1 (2.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.00%) PKI
5 2 (4.00%) Telematics
5 2 (4.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) CMDB
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.00%) iPad
6 1 (2.00%) iPhone
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 19 (38.00%) Windows
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Android Development
2 10 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.00%) Mobile Development
5 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Application Packaging
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL
6 5 (10.00%) Service Management
6 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) BDD
7 4 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Computer Security
8 3 (6.00%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.00%) MVC
8 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 2 (4.00%) Identity Management
9 2 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) Objective-C
3 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
4 4 (8.00%) SQL
5 3 (6.00%) Apple Swift
5 3 (6.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) VB
5 3 (6.00%) VBScript
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) MOS
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) PhD
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) AirWatch
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) LANDesk
2 7 (14.00%) HP
3 6 (12.00%) Google
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.00%) Apple
4 5 (10.00%) Xamarin
5 4 (8.00%) Avaya
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) Dell
5 4 (8.00%) Toshiba
6 2 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.00%) Kony
7 1 (2.00%) VMware
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