Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 203 164
Rank change year-on-year +27 -39 +15
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 8 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.049% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.19% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% -
10th Percentile £288 £351 £338
90th Percentile £425 £384 £425
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +73.61% - -

Android SDK is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1168 1572 1119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.13% 25.50% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 965 684
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £571 £519 £498
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Android SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android SDK in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire - 4 - - 1
Staffordshire +11 1 £400 +14.29%
Coventry - 1 £250 -
Android SDK
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Android Development
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Flash
4 4 (50.00%) RTSP
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (50.00%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
7 1 (12.50%) Gradle
7 1 (12.50%) JIRA
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Publishing

Android SDK
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 4 (50.00%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) Flash
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA