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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 48 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Android 16 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.49% 1.18% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.30% 5.77% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
Average daily rate
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£220 £223 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -47.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £320 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-54.30% -7.14%
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
172 156 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.75% 20.53% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 84
Average daily rate £369 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £148 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Average hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
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 27 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
Watford - 4 - - 1
Stevenage - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Android Development
4 8 (32.00%) iOS Development
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 7 (28.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) MS Office
6 6 (24.00%) Xcode
6 6 (24.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (20.00%) Dell
7 5 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (20.00%) CCNA
7 5 (20.00%) Apple
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) CSS
7 5 (20.00%) DHCP
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Maya
2 1 (4.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DHCP
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) DVB
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Xcode
2 1 (4.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Android Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 3D Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) HTML5
2 5 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 5 (20.00%) CSS3
2 5 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 4 (16.00%) PhoneGap
3 4 (16.00%) Worklight
4 2 (8.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
5 1 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (20.00%) iPad
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) iPhone
3 2 (8.00%) IPTV
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) STB
3 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.00%) DTV
4 1 (4.00%) Kinect
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
4 1 (4.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Android Development
2 8 (32.00%) iOS Development
3 7 (28.00%) OO
4 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) OOP
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) Information Management
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Workflow
8 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (8.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Lua
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCNA
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) Dell
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Apple
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) Google
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) Symbian
7 1 (4.00%) Nokia
7 1 (4.00%) Nintex
7 1 (4.00%) Metastorm
7 1 (4.00%) Adobe