The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 21 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing Android 14 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.90% 0.52% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.29% 2.27% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £505 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.64% +152.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £505 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £505 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -25.84%

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 88 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.13% 22.68% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 30
Median daily rate £325 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £496 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% -45.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Android.

1 17 (89.47%) Android Development
2 15 (78.95%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) Android SDK
4 9 (47.37%) Data Structures
5 7 (36.84%) Memory Management
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
5 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
6 6 (31.58%) Android Studio
6 6 (31.58%) Material Design
7 5 (26.32%) RxJava
7 5 (26.32%) iOS SDK
7 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) Digital Media
9 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.79%) C++
9 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
10 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
10 2 (10.53%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
11 1 (5.26%) RS-232
11 1 (5.26%) Samsung
11 1 (5.26%) Smoke Testing
11 1 (5.26%) C#
11 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
11 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
11 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
11 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.26%) RS-232
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Android Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 17 (89.47%) Android Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Android Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Android SDK
2 6 (31.58%) Material Design
3 5 (26.32%) iOS SDK
3 5 (26.32%) RxJava
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Structures
2 4 (21.05%) Digital Media
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Android Development
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Memory Management
2 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Apple
1 1 (5.26%) BT
1 1 (5.26%) Samsung
1 1 (5.26%) Xamarin