Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 83 105
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -10
Contract jobs citing Android 44 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.85% 1.84% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.58% 8.36% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 25
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £140 £268 £273
90th Percentile £600 £513 £600
South East median daily rate £400 £345 £360
% change year-on-year +15.94% -4.17% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £9.61 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +130.77% -44.29% +169.23%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 513 383 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.61% 21.97% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 173 209
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £360 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.33% +16.73%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £245
90th Percentile £500 £513 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 49
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.80 £9.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.50 £31.75
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.16% -9.01% +20.10%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Buckinghamshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Buckinghamshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Buckinghamshire

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Buckinghamshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes -9 39 £475 +35.71% 1
Aylesbury +5 1 £140 -
High Wycombe -10 1 £100 -77.27% 1
Android
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Java
2 23 (52.27%) Apple iOS
3 21 (47.73%) Git (software)
4 19 (43.18%) Windows
5 18 (40.91%) TDD
5 18 (40.91%) Mobile App
6 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
7 16 (36.36%) Android Development
7 16 (36.36%) Docker
8 15 (34.09%) REST
9 14 (31.82%) SOAP
9 14 (31.82%) Banking
9 14 (31.82%) Open Source
10 13 (29.55%) JIRA
10 13 (29.55%) Web Services
11 12 (27.27%) SQL
11 12 (27.27%) Mac OS X
11 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (27.27%) Apple Swift
12 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
12 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 11 (25.00%) QA
12 11 (25.00%) Selenium
12 11 (25.00%) Internet
13 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
13 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
13 10 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (22.73%) Redis
13 10 (22.73%) Confluence

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 10 (22.73%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.55%) Alfresco
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Drupal
3 2 (4.55%) Liferay
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.91%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (6.82%) Office 365
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (11.36%) Bluetooth
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) Skype
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Redis
2 4 (9.09%) Hazelcast
3 3 (6.82%) Big Data
3 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Git (software)
2 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
3 13 (29.55%) JIRA
4 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (25.00%) Selenium
5 10 (22.73%) Appium
5 10 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (22.73%) Bitbucket
5 10 (22.73%) WebDriver
6 4 (9.09%) Maven
7 3 (6.82%) Calabash
7 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.82%) IntelliJ
7 3 (6.82%) NUnit
7 3 (6.82%) PhantomJS
7 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.55%) Protractor
General
1 14 (31.82%) Banking
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 5 (11.36%) Retail
4 4 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Tester
3 10 (22.73%) Automation Tester
4 9 (20.45%) QA Tester
5 8 (18.18%) QA Automation Tester
6 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Architect
7 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Technical Architect
8 5 (11.36%) Java Automation Tester
8 5 (11.36%) Senior Android Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
9 4 (9.09%) Senior QA Tester
9 4 (9.09%) Senior Tester
10 3 (6.82%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (6.82%) UI Engineer
11 2 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) REST
2 14 (31.82%) SOAP
3 13 (29.55%) Web Services
4 9 (20.45%) Android SDK
5 7 (15.91%) RESTful
6 4 (9.09%) Grails
6 4 (9.09%) Java EE
6 4 (9.09%) Spring
7 3 (6.82%) JSON
7 3 (6.82%) Node.js
7 3 (6.82%) Play Framework
8 1 (2.27%) JMS
8 1 (2.27%) Spring Integration
8 1 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.64%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) Online Games
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Apple iOS
2 19 (43.18%) Windows
3 12 (27.27%) Mac OS X
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.91%) Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Vista
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.55%) Solaris
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) TDD
3 16 (36.36%) Android Development
4 14 (31.82%) Open Source
5 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Scrum
9 7 (15.91%) API Development
9 7 (15.91%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 6 (13.64%) SOA
10 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.36%) iOS Development
11 5 (11.36%) SDLC
12 4 (9.09%) Functional Testing
13 3 (6.82%) BDD
13 3 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (6.82%) Data Entry
13 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
13 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) Apple Swift
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) Scala
5 3 (6.82%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) CCSP
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Docker
2 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.82%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Apple
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Xamarin
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) OpenText
6 2 (4.55%) Sun
7 1 (2.27%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.27%) StorageTek
7 1 (2.27%) VMware