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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 52 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs citing Android 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.46% 0.93% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.37% 4.26% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +2.85% +135.69%  

Android is in the operating system 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 operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 89 141 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.71% 21.86% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 44
Median daily rate £368 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £22.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Birmingham

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Android Development
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Material Design
5 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) MVVM
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development

Android
Top Related 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 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (12.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
2 1 (12.50%) Material Design
2 1 (12.50%) RxJava
2 1 (12.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Android Development
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin