The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Android SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android SDK over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 129 124
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.089% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £30.20

Android SDK is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 548 673 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.39% 25.00% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 411 396
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Android SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Android SDK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Android SDK in the West Midlands

Android SDK
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 SDK in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android SDK in the West Midlands

Android SDK
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 SDK within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Android SDK
England

Android SDK
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK 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 SDK.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Android Development
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Flash
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) RTSP
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App

Android SDK
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Android Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA