The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Android Software Development
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 70 62
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.24% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.29% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00

Android Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 522 687 566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.20% 83.07% 77.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 480 373
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Android Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in Birmingham

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android Development in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 2 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (50.00%) RxJava

Android Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (50.00%) RxJava
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java