The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 59 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Android 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% 0.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.63% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.48 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -0.69%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
193 86 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.50% 20.92% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 31 54
Average daily rate £400 £250 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 16
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £31.78 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
East of England

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Android
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - - - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (50.00%) Android Development
3 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) GIS
4 4 (33.33%) ESRI
4 4 (33.33%) EDRMS
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) iPhone
4 4 (33.33%) Lagan
4 4 (33.33%) Civica
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (33.33%) GIS
3 4 (33.33%) iPhone
4 3 (25.00%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Android Development
2 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
2 5 (41.67%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) ESRI
1 4 (33.33%) Lagan
1 4 (33.33%) Civica
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com