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 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 38 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Android 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.53% 1.06% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.39% 8.06% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
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£363 £530 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
59 62 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.73% 13.11% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 50 42
Average daily rate £338 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.75 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 4 September 2015. 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
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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 +10 2 £363 -31.60%
Bedford - 1 - -
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) VMware