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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 51 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Android 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 0.59% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.79% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £305 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.30% -9.72%
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
126 178 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.17% 26.29% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 86 26
Average daily rate £385 £418 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +81.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £177 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.77% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 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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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
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Android
East of England

Android
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Apple