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 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England / West Midlands
Rank 92 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing Android 29 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.17% 2.75% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 6
Median daily rate £350 £310 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.46 £12.00 £27.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.85% -56.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.49 £12.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -28.80%

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
355 582 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.81% 22.05% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 290 218
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 48 91
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 February 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 February 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 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
Coventry - 7 £225 -
Solihull - 6 £350 - 3
Warwickshire - 5 £113 - 1
Birmingham +1 3 £388 +40.90% 8
Staffordshire -2 2 - - 3
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Shropshire - 1 £175 - 5
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (57.69%) Apple iOS
2 23 (44.23%) Android Development
3 21 (40.38%) Mobile App
4 19 (36.54%) Java
5 16 (30.77%) Windows
6 13 (25.00%) HTML
7 12 (23.08%) iOS Development
8 11 (21.15%) CSS
9 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.31%) Xamarin
10 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 8 (15.38%) Mobile Development
10 8 (15.38%) Google
10 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 7 (13.46%) LANDesk
12 6 (11.54%) Objective-C
12 6 (11.54%) Apple
12 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
12 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
12 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (9.62%) Office 365
13 5 (9.62%) HTML5
13 5 (9.62%) Xamarin.iOS
13 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
13 5 (9.62%) Skype
13 5 (9.62%) AirWatch
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.62%) SQL
13 5 (9.62%) C#

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 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Google Play
3 1 (1.92%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Bluetooth
1 5 (9.62%) Skype
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
2 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.92%) 3G
3 1 (1.92%) 4G
3 1 (1.92%) GPRS
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.85%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.85%) CocoaPods
3 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.85%) Gradle
3 2 (3.85%) gulp
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (1.92%) GitLab
4 1 (1.92%) Grunt
4 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.92%) webpack
4 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 3 (5.77%) Automotive
1 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Android Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Applications Developer
3 6 (11.54%) iOS Android Developer
3 6 (11.54%) iOS Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Xamarin Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (3.85%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) HTML
2 11 (21.15%) CSS
3 5 (9.62%) HTML5
3 5 (9.62%) Xamarin.iOS
3 5 (9.62%) XSLT
4 4 (7.69%) .NET
4 4 (7.69%) Android SDK
4 4 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (5.77%) iOS SDK
5 3 (5.77%) PhoneGap
5 3 (5.77%) RESTful
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.85%) Core Data
6 2 (3.85%) jQuery
6 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.85%) Material Design
6 2 (3.85%) React
6 2 (3.85%) REST
6 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.62%) Smartphone
3 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Apple iOS
2 16 (30.77%) Windows
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Android Development
2 12 (23.08%) iOS Development
3 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Mobile Development
5 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Application Packaging
7 4 (7.69%) BDD
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (7.69%) MVC
7 4 (7.69%) Service Management
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.69%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Computer Security
8 3 (5.77%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (3.85%) Asynchronous Programming
9 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.54%) Objective-C
4 5 (9.62%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) VB
6 3 (5.77%) VBScript
7 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.92%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) MOS
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) AirWatch
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Xamarin
2 8 (15.38%) Google
3 7 (13.46%) LANDesk
4 6 (11.54%) Apple
5 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.77%) Avaya
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco
6 3 (5.77%) Dell
6 3 (5.77%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) Toshiba
7 2 (3.85%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix
8 1 (1.92%) Kony
8 1 (1.92%) VMware
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