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 23 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 67 58
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Contract jobs citing Android 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.49% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 2.86% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £363 £363 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £224 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +2.14% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

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 96 140 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.64% 17.20% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 90 82
Median daily rate £320 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Median hourly rate £10.00 £11.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.25% -32.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) Android Development
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Windows

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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) UXPin
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Material Design
1 1 (16.67%) React
1 1 (16.67%) RxJava
1 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
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