The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
South East / Kent
Rank 35 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Android 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.47% 0.85% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 4.92% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -28.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.12% 17.23% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 40
Median daily rate £325 £400 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +95.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £508 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Android
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £450 - 2
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Android.

1 13 (86.67%) Android Development
2 12 (80.00%) REST
2 12 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (80.00%) OpenGL
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) Android SDK
3 11 (73.33%) Memory Management
4 10 (66.67%) Mobile Development
4 10 (66.67%) JSON
4 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 9 (60.00%) Eclipse
5 9 (60.00%) Web Services
6 8 (53.33%) Degree
6 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) Games
7 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (13.33%) Game Development
9 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
9 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
9 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
9 1 (6.67%) Scrum
9 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Windows
9 1 (6.67%) Linux
9 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
9 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
9 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (6.67%) Apple

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Android Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Java Android Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Android Tester
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Games Developer
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) OpenGL
1 12 (80.00%) REST
2 11 (73.33%) Android SDK
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 10 (66.67%) JSON
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Android Development
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Memory Management
4 10 (66.67%) Mobile Development
5 2 (13.33%) Game Development
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) Xamarin