Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 40 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.16% 1.39% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 11.11% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +19.52%
10th Percentile £315 £328 £309
90th Percentile £415 £373 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -1.52% +10.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.57% 12.50% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 19
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -12.86% +11.11%
10th Percentile £205 £106 £299
90th Percentile £425 £481 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -8.75% +18.96% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 18
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -5.45% +5.77%
10th Percentile £12.54 £10.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.35 £26.50 £18.05
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Staffordshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Staffordshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford +3 2 £363 -
Tamworth - 1 £350 -
Android
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Android Studio
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) OO

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Android Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin