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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 33 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Android 5 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.75% 4.10% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.33% 16.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -4.76%
Android
South East

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
79 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.62% 24.91% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 38
Median daily rate £328 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Android Hourly 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 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 5 - - 1
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 6 (66.67%) Android Development
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) iPhone
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) Zend
4 1 (11.11%) PHP 5
4 1 (11.11%) Kohana
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Sphinx

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MariaDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 6 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 6 (66.67%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Tika
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) FuelPHP
3 1 (11.11%) Kohana
3 1 (11.11%) Sphinx
3 1 (11.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Android Development
1 6 (66.67%) Memory Management
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Pegasus
2 1 (11.11%) Zend