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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 55 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Android 13 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.65% 1.48% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.88% 5.95% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
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£200 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -33.80%
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
189 168 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.95% 24.89% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 72 70
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £139 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 20
Average hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.93 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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
Stevenage - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £300 - 2
Hitchin - 1 £330 -
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows XP
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (46.67%) HP
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (43.33%) ITIL
6 12 (40.00%) MS Office
6 12 (40.00%) Citrix
6 12 (40.00%) DHCP
6 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (40.00%) DNS
6 12 (40.00%) Apple
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (36.67%) Dell
7 11 (36.67%) Project Management
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (36.67%) CCNA
7 11 (36.67%) XenApp
7 11 (36.67%) VMware
8 10 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco
9 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 6 (20.00%) iPhone
10 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 5 (16.67%) Android Development
10 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 5 (16.67%) HTML
10 5 (16.67%) JavaScript

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) DHCP
1 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) DVB
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.33%) PBX
3 1 (3.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Xcode
1 1 (3.33%) Android Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (26.67%) Desktop Support
3 7 (23.33%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Junior
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) IT Support
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) CSS3
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) OpenGL
3 2 (6.67%) SAP PI
3 2 (6.67%) Android SDK
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.33%) Worklight
4 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) iPhone
2 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.00%) iPad
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) STB
4 2 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (6.67%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) IPTV
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) DTV
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows XP
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Android Development
4 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (13.33%) Coaching
4 4 (13.33%) OO
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Product Management
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Information Management
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) CCNA
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) HP
3 12 (40.00%) Citrix
3 12 (40.00%) Apple
4 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 11 (36.67%) Dell
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (6.67%) Metastorm
6 2 (6.67%) Nintex
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya