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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development
England / West Midlands
Rank 106 127 119
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +29.41% -2.85%  

Android Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1810 2222 1920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.98% 82.48% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1221 1106
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 108
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Android Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 5 £350 - 3
Coventry - 2 £400 -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Birmingham 0 1 - - 4
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 22 (100.00%) Android
2 14 (63.64%) Mobile App
3 13 (59.09%) Apple iOS
4 11 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 9 (40.91%) Xamarin
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) Mobile Development
8 5 (22.73%) Xamarin.iOS
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) XSLT
9 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
10 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
10 3 (13.64%) Web Development
10 3 (13.64%) MVC
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.64%) Android Studio
10 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (13.64%) Android SDK
11 2 (9.09%) Core Data
11 2 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
11 2 (9.09%) Material Design
11 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
11 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 2 (9.09%) Gradle
11 2 (9.09%) PHP
11 2 (9.09%) SQL
11 2 (9.09%) .NET

Android Development
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.55%) RFID
1 1 (4.55%) RTSP
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Android Studio
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) CocoaPods
3 1 (4.55%) GitLab
3 1 (4.55%) gulp
3 1 (4.55%) webpack
3 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 17 (77.27%) Android Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Applications Developer
3 7 (31.82%) iOS Android Developer
3 7 (31.82%) iOS Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Xamarin Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Android Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Objective-C Developer
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) Xamarin.iOS
3 5 (22.73%) XSLT
4 3 (13.64%) Android SDK
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Core Data
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) Material Design
5 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Social Network
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Android
2 13 (59.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile Development
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (4.55%) API Integration
5 1 (4.55%) B2B
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) MVVM
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.55%) PHP 7
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Xamarin
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft