Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Android 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 11.69% 6.94% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.00% 21.74% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Bedford median daily rate £413 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -1.52% -
10th Percentile £378 £251 £305
90th Percentile £450 £388 £426
Bedfordshire median daily rate £370 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -1.33% +13.64% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 23 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 32.47% 31.94% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 12
Bedford median daily rate £375 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £148 £113 £74
90th Percentile £449 £390 £497
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Bedford median hourly rate £16.25 £10.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -66.67% +71.43%
10th Percentile £14.85 £9.15 £12.42
90th Percentile £17.65 £11.25 £40.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.25 £37.50 £38.38
% change year-on-year -56.67% -2.28% +91.88%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Bedford

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Android.

1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 6 (66.67%) Calabash
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) Capybara
3 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 4 (44.44%) API Testing
3 4 (44.44%) SDET
3 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (33.33%) Appium
5 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
6 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) Material Design
6 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (11.11%) Web Design

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Calabash
1 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Capybara
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 3 (33.33%) Appium
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Web Applications Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Web Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby Automation Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile UI Designer
5 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) API Testing
2 4 (44.44%) SDET
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin