The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 24 46
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22  
Contract jobs citing Android 3 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.01% 5.87% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.75% 17.50% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 5
Median daily rate - £338 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +64.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +0.71% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 80 120 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 27.03% 33.52% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 74 116
Median daily rate £213 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 11
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Cambridge

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Android.

1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Apple iOS
1 7 (58.33%) Android Development
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
4 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) WebKit
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (16.67%) iOS SDK
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (16.67%) Publishing

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Android Studio
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Appium
2 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (8.33%) Robotium
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Android Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Java Android Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Tester
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (16.67%) WebKit
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Material Design
3 1 (8.33%) RxJava
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (16.67%) BYOD
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Apple iOS
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Android Development
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) SAP