Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 21 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 112 136
Rank change year-on-year -49 +24 +17
Contract jobs citing Android 38 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 1.48% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.91% 8.19% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 28
West Midlands median daily rate £379 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% - +23.89%
10th Percentile £142 £250 £115
90th Percentile £475 £450 £425
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £15.85 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.14% -50.47% -8.57%
10th Percentile £41.25 £13.73 £14.91
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.50 £37.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £22.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year -17.69% +18.29% -11.63%

Android is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 973 855 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.68% 18.03% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 494 429
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £147 £158 £127
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £435 £438 £420
% change year-on-year -0.57% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 74 86
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.09 £10.50
90th Percentile £29.38 £43.75 £31.05
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.00% -2.02%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in the West Midlands

Android
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in the West Midlands

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in the West Midlands

Android
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in the West Midlands

Android
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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 17 £395 +2.60% 7
Staffordshire +4 6 £294 -32.86% 3
Coventry -26 3 £325 -3.70%
Shropshire -45 2 - - 3
Worcestershire - 2 £381 -
Wolverhampton +3 1 £400 -
Solihull +2 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Warwickshire -8 1 £175 -50.00% 6
Android
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Android 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.

1 22 (57.89%) Apple iOS
2 14 (36.84%) Mobile App
3 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (31.58%) User Experience
5 11 (28.95%) Android Development
5 11 (28.95%) C#
6 9 (23.68%) HTML
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) TDD
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
9 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (15.79%) ITIL
10 5 (13.16%) Python
10 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
10 5 (13.16%) Retail
10 5 (13.16%) JIRA
10 5 (13.16%) BDD
10 5 (13.16%) Android Studio
10 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (10.53%) InVision
11 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 4 (10.53%) Typography
11 4 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (10.53%) Xamarin

Android
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) InVision
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Office 365
3 2 (5.26%) GitHub
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
1 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Broadband
3 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQLite
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Android Studio
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (5.26%) Xcode
3 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) Moq
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Front Office
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Android Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Designer
4 5 (13.16%) Mobile Designer
4 5 (13.16%) Mobile UX Designer
4 5 (13.16%) UX Designer
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Rollout Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) CSS3
4 2 (5.26%) HTML5
4 2 (5.26%) iOS SDK
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 2 (5.26%) JSON
4 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (5.26%) LAMP
4 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) Zurb Foundation
5 1 (2.63%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) J2ME
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
5 1 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Mobile App
2 12 (31.58%) User Experience
3 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) BYOD
4 2 (5.26%) iPhone
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) EPoS
5 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Apple iOS
2 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Android Development
3 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 4 (10.53%) Mobile Development
6 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.53%) Typography
6 4 (10.53%) Usability Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.89%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) Python
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) EnCase
1 3 (7.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (5.26%) HockeyApp
2 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Adobe
2 4 (10.53%) Xamarin
3 3 (7.89%) Cellebrite
3 3 (7.89%) hybris
3 3 (7.89%) Nuix
4 2 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.26%) Avaya
4 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Dell
4 2 (5.26%) NEC
4 2 (5.26%) Reuters
4 2 (5.26%) Twitter
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) MobileIron