The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 46 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.97% 0.22% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.79% 0.75% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £413 - £209
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.08% -7.07%
Android
East of 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 Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
132 134 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.73% 29.84% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 58 68
Average daily rate £400 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £28.25 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 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
Colchester - 3 £413 - 1
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Android Development
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (33.33%) J2ME
3 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 2 (22.22%) FTP
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) SQLite
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Android Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Gradle
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) iBeacon
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) iBeacon
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Android Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Android Developer
3 3 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2ME
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Android Development
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) API Development
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
2 2 (22.22%) Java
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Dell
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft