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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 100 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 28 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 1.60% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.53% 7.10% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £192 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 2
Average hourly rate £14.85 £37.50 £31.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.40% +20.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £20.55 £28.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-54.30% -7.14%
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
618 648 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.76% 22.48% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 300 235
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £146 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 94 114
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 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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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
Hertfordshire +14 16 £220 -1.12% 3
Cambridgeshire -12 8 £331 -26.38% 7
Suffolk -2 2 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire -11 2 £424 +2.72% 2
East Anglia - - - -
Essex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 33 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 29 (52.73%) Windows
3 23 (41.82%) Android Development
4 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.45%) Mobile App
6 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
6 13 (23.64%) iOS Development
7 12 (21.82%) MS Office
7 12 (21.82%) ITIL
8 11 (20.00%) HTML
8 11 (20.00%) Java
8 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 10 (18.18%) Apple
9 10 (18.18%) CSS
9 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 10 (18.18%) HTML5
9 10 (18.18%) Degree
10 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (16.36%) HP
10 9 (16.36%) Dell
10 9 (16.36%) Cisco
11 8 (14.55%) OO
11 8 (14.55%) Linux
11 8 (14.55%) VMware
11 8 (14.55%) CSS3
12 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
12 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
12 7 (12.73%) Objective-C

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) nginx
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Maya
4 1 (1.82%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.09%) DHCP
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) Bluetooth
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 3 (5.45%) VoIP
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) ISDN
4 2 (3.64%) PBX
4 2 (3.64%) VPN
4 2 (3.64%) DVB
4 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.64%) Wireless
5 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.82%) Network Security
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Xcode
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Selenium
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) TestLink
4 2 (3.64%) Android Studio
4 2 (3.64%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.82%) GitLab
5 1 (1.82%) Appium
5 1 (1.82%) Calabash
5 1 (1.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.82%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Automotive
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Android Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (14.55%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 10 (18.18%) CSS
2 10 (18.18%) HTML5
3 8 (14.55%) CSS3
4 7 (12.73%) Android SDK
5 6 (10.91%) iOS SDK
6 5 (9.09%) PhoneGap
7 4 (7.27%) Worklight
8 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.45%) Laravel
8 3 (5.45%) jQuery
9 2 (3.64%) OpenGL
9 2 (3.64%) Symfony
9 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.82%) WinRT
10 1 (1.82%) RESTful
10 1 (1.82%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Mobile App
2 11 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.09%) iPad
4 4 (7.27%) iPhone
4 4 (7.27%) User Experience
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.64%) STB
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) IPTV
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.82%) Kinect
6 1 (1.82%) Open Source
6 1 (1.82%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Physics
6 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 29 (52.73%) Windows
3 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.55%) Linux
6 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.91%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.64%) UNIX
8 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.64%) Debian
9 1 (1.82%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Android Development
2 13 (23.64%) iOS Development
3 12 (21.82%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) OO
5 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.91%) OOP
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Project Management
7 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.27%) Coaching
9 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.64%) MVC
10 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.64%) Information Security
10 2 (3.64%) Information Management
10 2 (3.64%) TDD
10 2 (3.64%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (12.73%) Objective-C
4 4 (7.27%) Python
4 4 (7.27%) C#
4 4 (7.27%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) ActionScript
5 2 (3.64%) PHP5
6 1 (1.82%) Lua
6 1 (1.82%) XAML
6 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.91%) CCNA
3 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) XenApp
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Iperf
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
1 1 (1.82%) SCOM
1 1 (1.82%) DameWare
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Apple
3 9 (16.36%) HP
3 9 (16.36%) Dell
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco
4 8 (14.55%) VMware
5 6 (10.91%) Citrix
6 4 (7.27%) IBM
6 4 (7.27%) Google
7 3 (5.45%) LANDesk
7 3 (5.45%) Adobe
8 2 (3.64%) Avaya
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle
8 2 (3.64%) Wyse
8 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.82%) Nintex
9 1 (1.82%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.82%) Twitter
9 1 (1.82%) Agilent
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