The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Android 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 23.21% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 37.50% 35.48% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 4
Median daily rate £425 £170 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.59% +11.29%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Bedford region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Android.

1 12 (70.59%) Android Development
2 9 (52.94%) JIRA
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
3 5 (29.41%) Calabash
3 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
4 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (23.53%) Capybara
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (23.53%) API Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Appium
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) SDET
7 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Calabash
2 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 5 (29.41%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) Capybara
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 3 (17.65%) Appium
General
1 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Android Developer
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Applications Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) RESTful
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Android Development
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) API Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 5 (29.41%) Python
1 5 (29.41%) Ruby
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin