The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 109 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Android 17 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.79% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.19% 3.14% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 18
Average daily rate £320 £220 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £171 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £47.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £47.50 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.69% -
Android
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 East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
533 637 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.08% 25.23% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 302 307
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 124 110
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Android
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Android
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Essex -1 5 £413 - 2
Norfolk - 5 £310 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £325 +38.29% 7
Suffolk +4 2 £275 -8.33% 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £700 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (36.59%) C++
2 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Apple iOS
3 12 (29.27%) Android Development
4 11 (26.83%) Python
5 10 (24.39%) C
5 10 (24.39%) Windows
5 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
6 9 (21.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Device Driver
7 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
7 8 (19.51%) Mobile Development
8 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
8 7 (17.07%) Java
9 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 6 (14.63%) Degree
9 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
10 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.20%) Electronics
11 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (7.32%) Analytics
12 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
12 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (7.32%) Node.js
12 3 (7.32%) RESTful
12 3 (7.32%) Android SDK
12 3 (7.32%) Citrix

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (7.32%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Force.com
2 1 (2.44%) Heroku
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) FTP
1 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) iBeacon
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQLite
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) Android Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.88%) Gradle
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 5 (12.20%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Android Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Tester
4 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Applications Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Objective-C Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Android SDK
1 3 (7.32%) J2ME
1 3 (7.32%) RESTful
2 2 (4.88%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) Visualforce
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (19.51%) Device Driver
2 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
3 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.88%) Social Media
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.44%) BYOD
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.44%) iPhone
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.44%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Apple iOS
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Android Development
2 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
3 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Mobile Development
5 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (7.32%) Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.88%) OOP
10 1 (2.44%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.44%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) C++
2 11 (26.83%) Python
3 10 (24.39%) C
4 7 (17.07%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.88%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) SOQL
7 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) ISO27002
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Firmware
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Xamarin