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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 54 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 9 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.38% 1.77% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.39% 6.59% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Average daily rate
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£220 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £307 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.53% -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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
167 167 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.57% 26.81% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 101
Average daily rate £425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £439 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £23.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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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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
Watford - 4 £525 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Android Development
4 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 4 (28.57%) Android SDK
4 4 (28.57%) iOS SDK
4 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Xcode
5 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 3 (21.43%) iPad
5 3 (21.43%) iPhone
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Maya
2 1 (7.14%) 3ds Max
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Xcode
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Games
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Software Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Android SDK
1 4 (28.57%) iOS SDK
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) Worklight
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) PhoneGap
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) Swing
3 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
3 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (21.43%) iPad
2 3 (21.43%) iPhone
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (7.14%) Kinect
4 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Android Development
2 4 (28.57%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Game Development
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Product Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Lua
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) Metastorm
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Symbian
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) Xamarin
4 1 (7.14%) Nintex