Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 93 78
Rank change year-on-year +23 -15 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 17 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.28% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.13% 3.68% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £181 £210 £283
90th Percentile £488 £450 £478
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £42.50 - £16.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £16.25
90th Percentile £43.75 - £16.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £15.85 £15.96
% change year-on-year +168.14% -0.70% -54.39%

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 209 272 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.75% 17.85% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 169 117
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £138 £129 £126
90th Percentile £550 £561 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.60% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 18
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £12.42 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.82% -11.91% +4.44%
10th Percentile £10.88 £8.39 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.75 £25.85 £23.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.25% +8.54%

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Android.

1 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 7 (41.18%) Android Development
3 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Android Studio
6 3 (17.65%) Docker
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (17.65%) GitHub
6 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
6 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Puppet
6 3 (17.65%) High Availability
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Android Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Android Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile UX Designer
3 3 (17.65%) UX Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile UI Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) UI Designer
4 2 (11.76%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web UI Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Web UI/UX Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) LAMP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) Node.js
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Android Development
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
4 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Typography
6 1 (5.88%) MVVM
6 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe
1 1 (5.88%) Xamarin