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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 100 107 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -47
Contract jobs citing Android 39 34 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 1.17% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.99% 4.35% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 12
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£300 £391 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.32% +27.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £530 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 11
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £33.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -51.53%
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
781 781 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.02% 26.91% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 374 234
Average daily rate £330 £270 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 124 110
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hertfordshire -6 16 £250 -31.74% 13
Cambridgeshire +9 14 £205 -48.75% 13
Norfolk - 6 £188 - 1
Essex -13 2 £450 +28.57% 2
Suffolk +15 1 £315 +5.00% 5
Bedfordshire -2 1 £330 -37.73% 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 37 (52.86%) Apple iOS
2 31 (44.29%) Windows
3 25 (35.71%) Android Development
4 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
5 19 (27.14%) Windows XP
6 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
6 18 (25.71%) iOS Development
6 18 (25.71%) Mobile App
7 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (21.43%) Citrix
8 15 (21.43%) Apple
8 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (20.00%) HTML
9 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (20.00%) MS Office
9 14 (20.00%) VMware
10 13 (18.57%) ITIL
10 13 (18.57%) DNS
10 13 (18.57%) DHCP
10 13 (18.57%) HP
11 12 (17.14%) Cisco
11 12 (17.14%) Blackberry
11 12 (17.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (17.14%) Google
11 12 (17.14%) XenApp
12 11 (15.71%) User Experience
12 11 (15.71%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Lync
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 13 (18.57%) DNS
2 13 (18.57%) DHCP
3 5 (7.14%) Firewall
4 4 (5.71%) Bluetooth
5 3 (4.29%) SAN
5 3 (4.29%) Wireless
5 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.86%) VLAN
6 2 (2.86%) DVB
6 2 (2.86%) PBX
6 2 (2.86%) IPv4
6 2 (2.86%) iBeacon
6 2 (2.86%) WebEx
7 1 (1.43%) Skype
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.43%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Xcode
2 3 (4.29%) Selenium
2 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) TestLink
3 2 (2.86%) Robot Framework
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.43%) NUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.43%) gulp
4 1 (1.43%) Calabash
4 1 (1.43%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.43%) Appium
General
1 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Legal
2 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Developer
2 12 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 8 (11.43%) iOS Developer
4 8 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support
5 7 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (8.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) HTML
2 10 (14.29%) HTML5
2 10 (14.29%) CSS
3 7 (10.00%) .NET
4 6 (8.57%) CSS3
5 5 (7.14%) PhoneGap
5 5 (7.14%) Android SDK
6 4 (5.71%) Worklight
6 4 (5.71%) iOS SDK
6 4 (5.71%) Web Services
6 4 (5.71%) jQuery
7 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.86%) Google Maps API
8 2 (2.86%) SAP PI
8 2 (2.86%) XML
8 2 (2.86%) J2ME
8 2 (2.86%) OpenGL
8 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.43%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Mobile App
2 12 (17.14%) Blackberry
3 11 (15.71%) User Experience
4 9 (12.86%) iPhone
5 6 (8.57%) iPad
6 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.29%) Replication
7 2 (2.86%) STB
7 2 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.86%) PKI
7 2 (2.86%) IPTV
7 2 (2.86%) EPoS
7 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.43%) BYOD
8 1 (1.43%) DTV
8 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.86%) Apple iOS
2 31 (44.29%) Windows
3 19 (27.14%) Windows XP
4 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (17.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (14.29%) Linux
8 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
9 5 (7.14%) Windows Phone
10 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.86%) UNIX
11 2 (2.86%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (1.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Android Development
2 18 (25.71%) iOS Development
3 13 (18.57%) ITIL
4 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.29%) Project Management
6 9 (12.86%) Mobile Development
7 8 (11.43%) OO
8 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.29%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.29%) BDD
10 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.29%) Coaching
10 3 (4.29%) OOP
10 3 (4.29%) TDD
10 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.29%) Java
2 10 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 8 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (5.71%) SQL
5 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.86%) C++
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) Groovy
5 2 (2.86%) ActionScript
5 2 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.43%) PHP5
6 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 10 (14.29%) CCNA
2 10 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.14%) XenApp
3 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) DameWare
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
1 2 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Iperf
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) Citrix
2 15 (21.43%) Apple
3 14 (20.00%) VMware
4 13 (18.57%) HP
5 12 (17.14%) Cisco
5 12 (17.14%) Google
6 10 (14.29%) Dell
7 6 (8.57%) Xamarin
8 4 (5.71%) IBM
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle
9 2 (2.86%) SAP
9 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.86%) Metastorm
9 2 (2.86%) BMC
9 2 (2.86%) Nintex
9 2 (2.86%) Veeam
10 1 (1.43%) Nokia
10 1 (1.43%) Perforce
10 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
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