Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 6 months to 10 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.

Android Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 153 199
Rank change year-on-year -39 +46 -27
Contract jobs citing Android Development 15 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.76% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.91% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 8
West Midlands median daily rate £323 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% -1.89% -14.52%
10th Percentile £230 £261 £215
90th Percentile £496 £440 £375
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.75 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.09% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £53.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -20.93% +34.38% -5.88%

Android Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,491 4,076 5,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.55% 83.80% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,768 2,618 3,013
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 142 150
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.29 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £40.03
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Android Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in the West Midlands

Android Development
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 Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in the West Midlands

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in the West Midlands

Android Development
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 Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in the West Midlands

Android Development
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 Development within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 December 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 -1 8 £363 +11.54% 5
Staffordshire -13 2 £320 -8.57%
Warwickshire +3 1 £425 - 1
Android Development
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 15 (100.00%) Android
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (33.33%) Xamarin
4 5 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (26.67%) Android Studio
6 3 (20.00%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 3 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) Facilities Management
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (13.33%) Angular 2

Android Development
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 (6.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Android Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Android Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Android Developer
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) Angular 2
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (6.67%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Material Design
5 1 (6.67%) OpenLayers
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Android
2 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Facilities Management
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) Push Notifications
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft