Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 21 November 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 40 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16 +7
Contract jobs citing Android 32 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.60% 2.91% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 15.38% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -37.74%
10th Percentile £297 £248 £305
90th Percentile £500 £450 £362
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% +67.44% -

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

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 160 117 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 23.02% 18.93% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 76 60
Bedfordshire median daily rate £349 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.94% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £125 £163 £112
90th Percentile £509 £488 £489
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 33
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -55.63% +152.44%
10th Percentile £14.05 £11.30 £10.10
90th Percentile £47.47 £44.16 £49.79
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Bedfordshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Bedfordshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Bedfordshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +4 12 £400 +14.29% 1
Dunstable - 5 £270 - 1
Luton - 3 £319 -
Android
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 32 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 31 (96.88%) Mobile App
3 16 (50.00%) Java
4 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
4 15 (46.88%) Cucumber
5 14 (43.75%) QA
5 14 (43.75%) Web Services
6 13 (40.63%) Internet
6 13 (40.63%) JIRA
6 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (40.63%) Retail
6 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (31.25%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) Selenium
8 9 (28.13%) Banking
8 9 (28.13%) Windows
8 9 (28.13%) Appium
9 8 (25.00%) Docker
9 8 (25.00%) Apple Swift
9 8 (25.00%) QA Automation
9 8 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Sauce Labs
9 8 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 8 (25.00%) Confluence
9 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (25.00%) Xamarin
9 8 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Bitbucket
9 8 (25.00%) Redis

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 8 (25.00%) Confluence
2 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.00%) Sauce Labs
3 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (15.63%) Google App Engine
3 5 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (15.63%) IaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Internet
2 5 (15.63%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Cucumber
2 13 (40.63%) JIRA
3 10 (31.25%) Selenium
4 9 (28.13%) Appium
5 8 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (25.00%) Bitbucket
5 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (21.88%) Calabash
7 6 (18.75%) Protractor
8 3 (9.38%) Jasmine
9 2 (6.25%) Capybara
9 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 13 (40.63%) Retail
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 8 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (15.63%) Finance
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Automation Tester
1 11 (34.38%) Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 8 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Xamarin Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby Automation Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.25%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) HTML CSS Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) REST
2 8 (25.00%) SOAP
3 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) CSS3
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) Material Design
5 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (96.88%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 5 (15.63%) AIX
4 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Solaris
4 5 (15.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
2 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 8 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 8 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (18.75%) Data Privacy
4 6 (18.75%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Information Security
4 6 (18.75%) SDLC
4 6 (18.75%) Secure Coding
4 6 (18.75%) Security Architecture
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Cryptography
5 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.50%) API Testing
6 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) SDET
8 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) vCloud
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Google
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) VocaLink
6 1 (3.13%) Apple