Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 90 76
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14 +5
Contract jobs citing Android 20 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.28% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.64% 4.18% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +94.44% -55.00%
10th Percentile £265 £268 £171
90th Percentile £450 £397 £405
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -1.52% +10.00% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - £16.50 £16.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +27.84% +51.56% +6.67%

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 301 263 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.26% 17.17% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 159 102
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £159 £179 £152
90th Percentile £506 £550 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -8.75% +18.52% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 25
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -3.45% +4.54%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.25 £10.63
90th Percentile £19.45 £19.50 £18.45
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% -4.00%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Birmingham

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Birmingham

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Birmingham

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Android.

1 13 (65.00%) Android Development
2 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (35.00%) JSON
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) JUnit
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) iOS Development
7 4 (20.00%) Apple Swift
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (15.00%) JIRA
8 3 (15.00%) SDLC
8 3 (15.00%) Mobile Development
8 3 (15.00%) jQuery
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) CSS3
8 3 (15.00%) Xamarin
8 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
9 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.00%) Jenkins

Android
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (10.00%) UXPin
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (35.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) git-flow
5 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Java Android Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) JSON
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) CSS3
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) Material Design
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (5.00%) React
5 1 (5.00%) SAML
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Android Development
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) SEO
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.00%) Kotlin
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Sophos
3 1 (5.00%) VMware