Period
to 21 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 142 160
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 -18
Contract jobs citing Android 59 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.86% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.57% 5.05% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 23
West Midlands median daily rate £348 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.71% +55.56% -23.73%
10th Percentile £250 £115 £115
90th Percentile £427 £425 £425
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 8
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.23 £14.93 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.71% -57.36% +8.70%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.46 £14.25
90th Percentile £25.03 £15.39 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.78 £23.25
% change year-on-year +3.65% -14.94% +43.08%

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 898 732 1,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.37% 17.00% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 433 582
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% -1.88% +23.08%
10th Percentile £150 £163 £186
90th Percentile £538 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 65 97
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.84% -8.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £10.47
90th Percentile £22.03 £31.00 £26.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.97
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.30% +5.01%

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 June 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 June 2018. 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
Coventry -3 20 £350 +3.70% 5
Warwickshire +6 12 £250 +117.39% 9
Birmingham -13 9 £325 -13.33% 10
Staffordshire - 6 £366 - 9
Herefordshire +6 2 £325 -18.75%
Solihull -5 2 - -
Android
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 28 (47.46%) Apple iOS
2 24 (40.68%) Android Development
3 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.42%) Java
4 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (22.03%) Windows
5 13 (22.03%) Law
5 13 (22.03%) Objective-C
5 13 (22.03%) iPhone
5 13 (22.03%) Mobile App
6 12 (20.34%) Xamarin
6 12 (20.34%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (18.64%) iPad
8 10 (16.95%) CSS
8 10 (16.95%) HTML
8 10 (16.95%) Apple
8 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
8 10 (16.95%) iOS Development
8 10 (16.95%) Apache Cordova
8 10 (16.95%) Ionic Framework
8 10 (16.95%) Mobile Development
8 10 (16.95%) React Native
9 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
10 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (13.56%) Angular 2
11 7 (11.86%) Office 365
11 7 (11.86%) Sencha
11 7 (11.86%) Sencha Touch
11 7 (11.86%) C#
11 7 (11.86%) SQL

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 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.08%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (5.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.08%) InVision
2 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) GitHub
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.39%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) Skype
2 2 (3.39%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) 3G
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.69%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.69%) LTE
3 1 (1.69%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MySQL
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Ant
1 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
1 4 (6.78%) Gradle
2 3 (5.08%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.69%) GitLab
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) MonoDevelop
4 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (22.03%) Law
2 4 (6.78%) Automotive
3 3 (5.08%) French Language
4 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Android Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Applications Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (6.78%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.78%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Designer
7 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) UI Designer
7 3 (5.08%) UX Designer
7 3 (5.08%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
1 10 (16.95%) Apache Cordova
1 10 (16.95%) CSS
1 10 (16.95%) HTML
1 10 (16.95%) Ionic Framework
1 10 (16.95%) React Native
2 8 (13.56%) Angular 2
3 7 (11.86%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (10.17%) .NET
4 6 (10.17%) HTML5
5 5 (8.47%) CSS3
5 5 (8.47%) JSON
6 4 (6.78%) RESTful
6 4 (6.78%) SOAP
6 4 (6.78%) XML
6 4 (6.78%) XSLT
7 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.08%) Framer.js
7 3 (5.08%) WPF
8 2 (3.39%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) iPhone
1 13 (22.03%) Mobile App
2 12 (20.34%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (18.64%) iPad
4 6 (10.17%) User Experience
5 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (6.78%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.69%) Infotainment
7 1 (1.69%) Robotics
7 1 (1.69%) Social Media
7 1 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Apple iOS
2 13 (22.03%) Windows
3 4 (6.78%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Android Development
2 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) iOS Development
3 10 (16.95%) Mobile Development
4 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.47%) Web Development
6 3 (5.08%) Break/Fix
6 3 (5.08%) Migration
6 3 (5.08%) MVC
6 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.08%) UX Design
6 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.08%) Wireframes
7 2 (3.39%) API Integration
7 2 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.39%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.39%) Line Management
7 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.39%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (3.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) Java
1 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (22.03%) Objective-C
3 7 (11.86%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
4 5 (8.47%) Apple Swift
4 5 (8.47%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.78%) Java 8
6 3 (5.08%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) XAML
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) ES6
8 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.08%) MCDST
2 3 (5.08%) MCP
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.08%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Xamarin
2 10 (16.95%) Apple
3 7 (11.86%) Sencha
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.47%) Ivanti
5 5 (8.47%) Remedy
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco
7 3 (5.08%) Google
8 2 (3.39%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator
9 1 (1.69%) Blue Prism
9 1 (1.69%) Facebook
9 1 (1.69%) IBM