The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 75 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Contract jobs citing Android 4 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 1.14% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 4.11% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 13
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£350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
211 146 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.27% 27.65% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 56 80
Average daily rate £340 £299 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.80% -29.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £155 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £485 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.15 £34.15 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 1
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (66.67%) Android Development
2 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) iOS SDK
5 4 (26.67%) Objective-C
5 4 (26.67%) iPhone
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) Android SDK
6 3 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (20.00%) Appcelerator
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Google
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) SCCM
7 2 (13.33%) HTML5
7 2 (13.33%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
7 2 (13.33%) Document Management
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) C
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 1 (6.67%) CDMA
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
2 1 (6.67%) UMTS
2 1 (6.67%) WCDMA
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Xcode
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) GDB
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Android Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) iOS SDK
2 4 (26.67%) Android SDK
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) PhoneGap
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) OpenGL
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) Swing
4 1 (6.67%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) iPhone
3 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Android Development
2 6 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (13.33%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Google
1 3 (20.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
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