The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 38 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Android 14 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.71% 1.06% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.45% 4.20% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 £23.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £27.79
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -22.63%

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
134 119 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.54% 25.32% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 69 67
Median daily rate £330 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Android Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 4 £265 -
Basildon - 2 - -
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Android.

1 31 (77.50%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (72.50%) Java
2 29 (72.50%) Android Development
3 28 (70.00%) TDD
4 22 (55.00%) Apple iOS
5 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (42.50%) Adobe
7 14 (35.00%) Automated Testing
7 14 (35.00%) Pair Programming
7 14 (35.00%) Mobile App
8 13 (32.50%) DevOps
8 13 (32.50%) Mentoring
8 13 (32.50%) RESTful
8 13 (32.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
8 13 (32.50%) JSON
9 12 (30.00%) Android SDK
10 11 (27.50%) iOS Development
10 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (27.50%) Gradle
10 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
10 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
10 11 (27.50%) Degree
11 10 (25.00%) MVC
11 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (25.00%) HTML
11 10 (25.00%) Calabash
12 9 (22.50%) XML
12 9 (22.50%) JUnit
13 8 (20.00%) OOA/OOD

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (32.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) NFC
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQLite
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) HBase
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Redis
2 1 (2.50%) Riak
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Gradle
1 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) Calabash
3 9 (22.50%) JUnit
4 7 (17.50%) Android Studio
5 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (12.50%) Automotive
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) Android Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Android Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Trainer
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) JSON
1 13 (32.50%) RESTful
2 12 (30.00%) Android SDK
3 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (22.50%) XML
5 8 (20.00%) Core Animation
5 8 (20.00%) Core Data
6 4 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) D3.js
7 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) iOS SDK
7 1 (2.50%) jQuery
7 1 (2.50%) Leaflet
7 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.00%) Animation
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (72.50%) Android Development
3 28 (70.00%) TDD
4 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.00%) Automated Testing
5 14 (35.00%) Pair Programming
6 13 (32.50%) DevOps
6 13 (32.50%) Mentoring
6 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
7 11 (27.50%) iOS Development
8 10 (25.00%) MVC
9 8 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (20.00%) OOD
10 4 (10.00%) Coaching
11 3 (7.50%) Scrum
12 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
12 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
12 1 (2.50%) ITSM
12 1 (2.50%) Network Planning
12 1 (2.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) Mapbox
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Veeam
2 1 (2.50%) VMware