Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 September 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 112 127
Rank change year-on-year -36 +15 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 62 94 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.23% 1.92% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.80% 8.75% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 56 45
East of England median daily rate £380 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £186 £161 £222
90th Percentile £488 £463 £440
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 2
East of England median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +157.73% +155.26%
10th Percentile £31.40 £17.50 £14.63
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £33.68
England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year -34.55% +21.32% +41.67%

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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,293 1,074 1,165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.67% 21.96% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 535 620
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £150
90th Percentile £588 £571 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 149 159
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.50 £40.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Android in the East of England

Android
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 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in the East of England

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in the East of England

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in the East of England

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android in the East of England

Android
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 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +15 29 £190 +38.18% 13
Essex +1 18 £450 +12.50% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 13 £333 -5.00% 37
Bedfordshire -12 1 - - 4
Suffolk -16 1 £725 +190.00% 2
Android
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Android.

1 19 (30.65%) Java
1 19 (30.65%) Apple iOS
1 19 (30.65%) Mobile App
2 18 (29.03%) Samsung
3 17 (27.42%) Jenkins
3 17 (27.42%) TDD
3 17 (27.42%) Google
4 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) Android Development
4 16 (25.81%) SOTI
5 15 (24.19%) Incident Management
6 14 (22.58%) MVC
6 14 (22.58%) Android SDK
6 14 (22.58%) RESTful
7 13 (20.97%) Publishing
7 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.97%) JSON
7 13 (20.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (20.97%) XML
7 13 (20.97%) Windows
8 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (17.74%) OOD
9 11 (17.74%) JUnit
9 11 (17.74%) Gradle
9 11 (17.74%) Calabash
10 10 (16.13%) GitHub
10 10 (16.13%) Push Notifications
10 10 (16.13%) HTML
10 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
10 10 (16.13%) Pair Programming

Android
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 4 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) GitHub
2 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.29%) Office 365
4 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (6.45%) iTunes
6 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) WLAN
2 4 (6.45%) VPN
3 3 (4.84%) Bluetooth
3 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.84%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.74%) Calabash
2 11 (17.74%) Gradle
2 11 (17.74%) JUnit
3 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.29%) Android Studio
5 3 (4.84%) GitLab
5 3 (4.84%) JIRA
6 2 (3.23%) CircleCI
6 2 (3.23%) fastlane
6 2 (3.23%) git-flow
6 2 (3.23%) Xcode
7 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.61%) Grunt
7 1 (1.61%) gulp
7 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.61%) Mocha
7 1 (1.61%) Pivotal Tracker
7 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 13 (20.97%) Publishing
2 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 5 (8.06%) Automotive
3 5 (8.06%) Finance
4 4 (6.45%) Legal
5 3 (4.84%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Android Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Android Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Desktop Support
6 5 (8.06%) Perl Scripter
6 5 (8.06%) Python Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Test Scripter
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Break Fix Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Desktop Support
8 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) Android SDK
1 14 (22.58%) RESTful
2 13 (20.97%) JSON
2 13 (20.97%) XML
3 10 (16.13%) HTML
4 9 (14.52%) Core Animation
4 9 (14.52%) Core Data
5 5 (8.06%) .NET
5 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.06%) React
5 5 (8.06%) Spring
5 5 (8.06%) Web Services
6 4 (6.45%) jQuery
7 3 (4.84%) OAuth
7 3 (4.84%) REST
7 3 (4.84%) SOAP
8 2 (3.23%) Node.js
8 2 (3.23%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (3.23%) RxJava
8 2 (3.23%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Mobile App
2 9 (14.52%) Animation
3 6 (9.68%) Smartphone
4 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Fintech
6 2 (3.23%) Handset
6 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.61%) PKI
7 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media
7 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.61%) User Experience
7 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Apple iOS
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Phone
5 3 (4.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) TDD
2 16 (25.81%) Android Development
3 15 (24.19%) Incident Management
4 14 (22.58%) MVC
5 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.74%) OOD
8 10 (16.13%) Pair Programming
8 10 (16.13%) Push Notifications
9 9 (14.52%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.06%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (8.06%) iOS Development
12 5 (8.06%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
13 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
13 4 (6.45%) Microservices
13 4 (6.45%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.68%) Python
4 5 (8.06%) Perl
5 4 (6.45%) Kotlin
6 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
7 1 (1.61%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
3 1 (1.61%) MCSA
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (9.68%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Samsung
2 17 (27.42%) Google
3 16 (25.81%) SOTI
4 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.45%) Apple
5 4 (6.45%) Clearswift
5 4 (6.45%) Proofpoint
6 2 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Facebook
7 1 (1.61%) Twitter
7 1 (1.61%) WorldPay