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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 34 45
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11  
Contract jobs citing Android 19 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.71% 1.29% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.55% 8.00% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Median daily rate £448 £500 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +17.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £678 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £328
% change year-on-year +3.44% +10.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.03 £14.85
% change year-on-year +12.81% +108.92%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 55 50 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 19.43% 16.08% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 35
Median daily rate £409 £339 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.66% -9.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £577 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.05% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Bedfordshire

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Bedford +6 7 £450 +20.00%
Luton +12 6 £425 -20.93%
Android
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 22 (59.46%) Apple iOS
1 22 (59.46%) Android Development
2 16 (43.24%) JIRA
3 13 (35.14%) Mobile App
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (32.43%) Python
4 12 (32.43%) Ruby
4 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
5 11 (29.73%) Calabash
6 10 (27.03%) API Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (27.03%) Selenium
6 10 (27.03%) Capybara
6 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) Java
7 8 (21.62%) Xamarin
8 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (16.22%) Subversion
9 6 (16.22%) iOS Development
10 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.51%) RESTful
10 5 (13.51%) QA
10 5 (13.51%) Web Services
11 4 (10.81%) Appium
11 4 (10.81%) Xamarin.iOS
12 3 (8.11%) ISEB

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) JIRA
2 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
3 11 (29.73%) Calabash
4 10 (27.03%) Capybara
4 10 (27.03%) Selenium
4 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
5 6 (16.22%) Subversion
6 4 (10.81%) Appium
7 1 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (18.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) Android Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Applications Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Test Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Applications Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Mobile Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) iOS Developer
6 5 (13.51%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Android Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) RESTful
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) Xamarin.iOS
3 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.70%) Core Animation
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) CSS3
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Android Development
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) API Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) iOS Development
6 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) Python
2 12 (32.43%) Ruby
3 10 (27.03%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Xamarin