The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 37 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Android 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.14% 0.51% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.89% 4.08% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £625 £424 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.49% +2.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
Android
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 49 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.37% 12.37% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 29
Average daily rate £300 £244 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -0.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.55 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Bedfordshire region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 4 £375 +3.44%
Bedford +2 1 £375 -22.68% 1
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Android also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android.

1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (37.50%) SAP CRM
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Android also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
1 3 (37.50%) Microservices
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft