Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Android 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.98% 1.12% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 7.69% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £143 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.69% +3.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £140 £319 £328
90th Percentile £275 £416 £373
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £14.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £30.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year -48.03% -5.43% +130.36%

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 60 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.72% 14.50% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 19
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +40.91% -14.73%
10th Percentile £249 £299 £108
90th Percentile £397 £515 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £14.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% +0.07% +11.46%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.54 £10.85
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.35 £63.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.31% - +7.41%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 January 2019. 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £140 -
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 £320 -
Android
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (20.00%) Push Notifications
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin