Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Android Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Android Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 154 203
Rank change year-on-year -46 +49 -34
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 6 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.48% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.51% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 4
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £269 £259 £312
90th Percentile £545 £425 £375
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% +64.47% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,882 4,550 5,880
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 94.65% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,004 2,866 3,507
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £235 £213 £235
90th Percentile £575 £545 £547
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 194 234
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £43.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.04% +3.52% +1.46%

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Android Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Android Developer in the West Midlands

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Developer in the West Midlands

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Developer in the West Midlands

Android Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Developer in the West Midlands

Android Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Birmingham -12 2 - - 1
Warwickshire +7 1 £425 - 1
Staffordshire -11 1 - -
Android Developer
England

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Android Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Android Development
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Android Studio
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Xamarin
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Gradle
5 1 (16.67%) SQLite
5 1 (16.67%) Online Games
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

Android Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Material Design
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Android Development
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Push Notifications
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Kotlin
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (16.67%) Google