Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 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.

Android Software Development
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 163 165
Rank change year-on-year -27 +2 +12
Contract jobs citing Android Development 12 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.65% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 15
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% -13.58%
10th Percentile £269 £272 £168
90th Percentile £531 £450 £405
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -17.50% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £31.10 £37.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £34.19 £42.50
England median hourly rate £43.30 £31.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +37.45% -23.64% -2.94%

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 4,312 3,990 4,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 87.46% 84.23% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,682 2,516 2,542
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 148
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +30.92% +9.11%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.25 £10.72
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £39.58
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% - +11.11%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 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
Birmingham +17 10 £388 +0.65% 5
Coventry -19 1 £325 -
Android Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) Android
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) User Experience
4 5 (41.67%) Android Studio
5 3 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
7 1 (8.33%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) OpenLayers
7 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Law
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) Advertising
7 1 (8.33%) Retail

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Android Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (8.33%) OpenLayers
2 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (41.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Xamarin