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 3 months to 26 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 97 110
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Android 41 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.76% 1.32% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.08% 5.34% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 10
Median daily rate £315 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +0.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £9.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 - £50.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 579 618 822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.88% 24.73% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 341 433
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 99 101
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £40.60
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Norfolk +15 12 £450 +63.63%
Essex -8 10 £265 -11.66% 4
Cambridgeshire -15 9 £330 -5.70% 12
Hertfordshire -1 5 £85 -61.36% 7
Bedfordshire -5 5 £330 -24.57% 3
Android
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for Android.

1 63 (55.75%) Apple iOS
2 57 (50.44%) Java
3 49 (43.36%) Android Development
4 47 (41.59%) Mobile App
5 41 (36.28%) JavaScript
6 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (30.97%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (30.09%) TDD
9 30 (26.55%) Windows
9 30 (26.55%) RESTful
9 30 (26.55%) Calabash
10 29 (25.66%) Test Automation
11 28 (24.78%) Jenkins
12 26 (23.01%) XML
12 26 (23.01%) HTML
13 25 (22.12%) Android SDK
14 23 (20.35%) Pair Programming
15 21 (18.58%) JSON
16 18 (15.93%) Gradle
16 18 (15.93%) Microsoft
17 17 (15.04%) JUnit
17 17 (15.04%) iOS Development
17 17 (15.04%) Xamarin
18 16 (14.16%) JIRA
18 16 (14.16%) MVC
19 15 (13.27%) OOA/OOD
19 15 (13.27%) OOD
19 15 (13.27%) Web Services
19 15 (13.27%) Animation
19 15 (13.27%) Core Animation

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 6 (5.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (5.31%) WebLogic
1 6 (5.31%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.77%) Confluence
3 2 (1.77%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) GitHub
2 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) Office 365
4 4 (3.54%) Google Drive
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.77%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.54%) VoIP
1 4 (3.54%) VPN
1 4 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (3.54%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.65%) Internet
3 2 (1.77%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.77%) DNS
3 2 (1.77%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) Redis
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) GIS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Calabash
2 28 (24.78%) Jenkins
3 18 (15.93%) Gradle
4 17 (15.04%) JUnit
5 16 (14.16%) JIRA
6 12 (10.62%) Selenium
7 11 (9.73%) Android Studio
7 11 (9.73%) Cucumber
8 10 (8.85%) Appium
9 9 (7.96%) Capybara
9 9 (7.96%) SoapUI
10 8 (7.08%) Git (software)
11 6 (5.31%) SpecFlow
12 5 (4.42%) Axure RP
12 5 (4.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.77%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.77%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.77%) Xcode
General
1 8 (7.08%) Automotive
1 8 (7.08%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.31%) Finance
3 4 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.65%) Publishing
4 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.77%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (52.21%) Developer
2 44 (38.94%) Android Developer
3 13 (11.50%) Mobile Engineer
3 13 (11.50%) Test Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.73%) iOS Android Developer
5 11 (9.73%) iOS Developer
6 10 (8.85%) Architect
7 8 (7.08%) Applications Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Xamarin Developer
8 7 (6.19%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (6.19%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Java Android Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Tester
10 5 (4.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.55%) RESTful
2 26 (23.01%) HTML
2 26 (23.01%) XML
3 25 (22.12%) Android SDK
4 21 (18.58%) JSON
5 15 (13.27%) Core Animation
5 15 (13.27%) Core Data
5 15 (13.27%) Web Services
6 7 (6.19%) CSS
7 6 (5.31%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.31%) iOS SDK
7 6 (5.31%) XSLT
8 5 (4.42%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (3.54%) REST
9 4 (3.54%) Xamarin.iOS
10 3 (2.65%) .NET
10 3 (2.65%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (2.65%) HTML5
11 2 (1.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (41.59%) Mobile App
2 15 (13.27%) Animation
3 11 (9.73%) Smartphone
4 7 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.42%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.42%) User Experience
6 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.77%) BYOD
6 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.77%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.88%) iPad
7 1 (0.88%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 63 (55.75%) Apple iOS
2 30 (26.55%) Windows
3 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.42%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.77%) Linux
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (43.36%) Android Development
2 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.97%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (30.09%) TDD
5 29 (25.66%) Test Automation
6 23 (20.35%) Pair Programming
7 17 (15.04%) iOS Development
8 16 (14.16%) MVC
9 15 (13.27%) Mentoring
9 15 (13.27%) OOA/OOD
9 15 (13.27%) OOD
9 15 (13.27%) Push Notifications
10 10 (8.85%) API Testing
11 9 (7.96%) Scrum
11 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.08%) BDD
13 7 (6.19%) DevOps
14 6 (5.31%) Functional Testing
14 6 (5.31%) Mobile Development
14 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 57 (50.44%) Java
2 41 (36.28%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.50%) C#
3 13 (11.50%) SQL
4 11 (9.73%) Python
5 9 (7.96%) Ruby
6 6 (5.31%) Objective-C
6 6 (5.31%) XPath
7 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.65%) C++
9 2 (1.77%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.88%) Groovy
10 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.42%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.65%) ISEB
4 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) MCSA
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.04%) Xamarin
3 11 (9.73%) Apple
3 11 (9.73%) Google
4 8 (7.08%) Adobe
5 6 (5.31%) Oracle
6 4 (3.54%) SAP
7 3 (2.65%) Citrix
8 2 (1.77%) VMware
9 1 (0.88%) Mitel
9 1 (0.88%) Samsung
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