The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 60 39 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing Android 9 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.16% 3.48% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.66% 14.38% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Average daily rate £223 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £301 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -0.69%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 153 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.49% 24.21% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 75 101
Average daily rate £280 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - - - -
Hertford - - - - 3
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn - - - -
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (63.16%) Apple iOS
2 11 (57.89%) Mobile App
3 8 (42.11%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) Symbian
6 5 (26.32%) bada
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Qt
7 4 (21.05%) NFC
7 4 (21.05%) iPhone
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) Retail
8 3 (15.79%) C++
8 3 (15.79%) C
8 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.79%) Android Development
9 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
9 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
9 2 (10.53%) HTML5
9 2 (10.53%) iPad
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Fireworks
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SiteCatalyst
1 2 (10.53%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) NFC
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile Solutions Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Android Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) UI Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
1 6 (31.58%) JSON
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) Qt
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) XMPP
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Mobile App
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (21.05%) iPhone
4 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.26%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Apple iOS
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) bada
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) Android Development
3 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
3 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) SEO
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Document Management
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Memory Management
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
4 1 (5.26%) Game Development
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) C
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Symbian
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
2 2 (10.53%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Toshiba
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
3 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL