The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 28 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.

Android Software Development
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 117 122
Rank change year-on-year +31 +5  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 37 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.74% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.30% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 3
Median daily rate £313 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £36.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £36.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +29.41% -2.85%  

Android Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1755 1991 2082
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.67% 80.48% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1173 1208
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 134 162
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.35 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Android Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in the East of England

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android Development in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in the East of England

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in the East of England

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in the East of England

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Essex +6 14 £313 -21.87%
Bedfordshire +8 10 £450 +20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 7 £325 - 4
Hertfordshire - 5 £275 - 4
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 East of England region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 85 (100.00%) Android
2 51 (60.00%) Java
3 37 (43.53%) Android SDK
4 33 (38.82%) Apple iOS
5 30 (35.29%) TDD
6 28 (32.94%) Mobile App
6 28 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (31.76%) RESTful
8 25 (29.41%) iOS Development
8 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (22.35%) XML
10 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
10 18 (21.18%) Pair Programming
10 18 (21.18%) JSON
10 18 (21.18%) Android Studio
11 16 (18.82%) Gradle
11 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
11 16 (18.82%) HTML
12 15 (17.65%) Jenkins
12 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
13 14 (16.47%) MVC
13 14 (16.47%) Calabash
14 13 (15.29%) JUnit
14 13 (15.29%) Core Animation
15 12 (14.12%) Computer Science
15 12 (14.12%) GitHub
15 12 (14.12%) OOA/OOD
15 12 (14.12%) OOD
15 12 (14.12%) Animation
15 12 (14.12%) Core Data

Android Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) GitHub
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) VoIP
1 4 (4.71%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.18%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) SQLite
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.18%) HBase
2 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.18%) Redis
2 1 (1.18%) Riak
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Android Studio
2 16 (18.82%) Gradle
3 15 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 14 (16.47%) Calabash
5 13 (15.29%) JUnit
6 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.88%) JIRA
7 5 (5.88%) Subversion
8 3 (3.53%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.35%) Xcode
General
1 7 (8.24%) Automotive
2 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.53%) Finance
5 3 (3.53%) Publishing
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (100.00%) Developer
2 72 (84.71%) Android Developer
3 19 (22.35%) Java Developer
4 13 (15.29%) iOS Developer
5 12 (14.12%) Java Software Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Applications Developer
6 11 (12.94%) iOS Android Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Java Android Developer
9 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
10 4 (4.71%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Objective-C Developer
11 3 (3.53%) C++ Developer
11 3 (3.53%) C++/Java Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (43.53%) Android SDK
2 27 (31.76%) RESTful
3 19 (22.35%) XML
4 18 (21.18%) JSON
5 16 (18.82%) HTML
6 13 (15.29%) Core Animation
7 12 (14.12%) Core Data
8 10 (11.76%) iOS SDK
9 9 (10.59%) Web Services
10 6 (7.06%) Material Design
10 6 (7.06%) REST
10 6 (7.06%) RxJava
11 4 (4.71%) Xamarin.iOS
12 3 (3.53%) HTML5
13 2 (2.35%) WebKit
14 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.18%) Corona SDK
14 1 (1.18%) D3.js
14 1 (1.18%) Leaflet
14 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.94%) Mobile App
2 12 (14.12%) Animation
2 12 (14.12%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.94%) Data Structures
4 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.35%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) Streaming Music
7 1 (1.18%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Android
2 33 (38.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) TDD
2 28 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) iOS Development
4 18 (21.18%) Pair Programming
5 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
6 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 14 (16.47%) MVC
8 12 (14.12%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (14.12%) OOD
8 12 (14.12%) Push Notifications
9 11 (12.94%) Automated Testing
10 10 (11.76%) DevOps
11 7 (8.24%) Memory Management
11 7 (8.24%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.88%) Mobile Development
13 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (4.71%) Scrum
13 4 (4.71%) Wireframes
14 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) Java
2 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.41%) Objective-C
4 5 (5.88%) C#
4 5 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.35%) SQL
6 1 (1.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Adobe
2 7 (8.24%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.53%) Apple
4 1 (1.18%) Google
4 1 (1.18%) Mapbox
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
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