Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 76 85
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -11
Contract jobs citing Android 16 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.13% 1.41% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.93% 7.08% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 8
Birmingham median daily rate £278 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.62% -7.14% +94.44%
10th Percentile £169 £263 £293
90th Percentile £488 £450 £397
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £38.75 - £16.50
10th Percentile £33.38 - £16.25
90th Percentile £43.13 - £16.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -48.87% -3.13% +100.00%

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 231 325 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.28% 19.91% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 217 147
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £128 £157 £155
90th Percentile £488 £505 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 33
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.43 £12.42 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -11.29% +5.66%
10th Percentile £10.83 £8.39 £10.15
90th Percentile £21.75 £20.10 £20.46
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £14.45 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.67% +3.23% +3.70%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018, 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 8 (50.00%) Android Development
2 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Xamarin
5 3 (18.75%) User Experience
6 2 (12.50%) Eikon
6 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 2 (12.50%) Android Studio
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 2 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) BYOD
6 2 (12.50%) Break/Fix
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7

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 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Android Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Android Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) J2ME
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) OpenLayers
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) BYOD
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (6.25%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Android Development
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Break/Fix
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.25%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Xamarin
2 2 (12.50%) Avaya
2 2 (12.50%) Bloomberg
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Dell
2 2 (12.50%) NEC
2 2 (12.50%) Reuters
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
3 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter