Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 67 126
Rank change year-on-year -87 +59 +9
Contract jobs citing Android 42 137 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.94% 3.13% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.22% 13.04% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 88 40
East of England median daily rate £450 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.68% +55.00%
10th Percentile £116 £260 £220
90th Percentile £538 £466 £530
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 12
East of England median hourly rate £70.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +62.79% +44.78%
10th Percentile £27.80 £16.14 £19.75
90th Percentile £75.00 £43.90 £23.25
England median hourly rate £21.90 £19.93 £21.50
% change year-on-year +9.90% -7.31% +22.86%

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 995 1,051 1,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.33% 24.03% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 568 592
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - +1.45%
10th Percentile £130 £153 £150
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 148 219
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £20.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.95% +19.30% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.22 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.88 £42.88 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47% +6.25%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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
Essex -29 16 £475 +40.74% 4
Bedfordshire -24 13 £425 -5.56% 2
Hertfordshire -21 6 £425 +41.67% 13
Cambridgeshire -26 6 £118 -63.85% 27
Norfolk -16 1 £468 +3.89% 5
Android
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 23 (54.76%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 19 (45.24%) Mobile App
4 18 (42.86%) Windows
5 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (33.33%) Web Services
6 14 (33.33%) Android Development
7 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (30.95%) TDD
8 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (26.19%) Office 365
10 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
10 10 (23.81%) Android SDK
10 10 (23.81%) RESTful
11 9 (21.43%) Retail
11 9 (21.43%) Internet
11 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.43%) JUnit
12 8 (19.05%) Core Data
12 8 (19.05%) XML
12 8 (19.05%) HTML
12 8 (19.05%) OOD
12 8 (19.05%) Apple
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) Finance
12 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (16.67%) Core Animation
13 7 (16.67%) Animation
13 7 (16.67%) JSON
13 7 (16.67%) 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 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.90%) OpenStack
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.14%) Confluence
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (26.19%) Office 365
4 7 (16.67%) GitHub
5 5 (11.90%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (11.90%) Google App Engine
5 5 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (11.90%) IaaS
6 4 (9.52%) iTunes
6 4 (9.52%) OneDrive
7 3 (7.14%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) Skype
2 4 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.43%) JUnit
3 7 (16.67%) Calabash
3 7 (16.67%) Gradle
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.14%) Appium
5 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.14%) Bitbucket
5 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.14%) JIRA
5 3 (7.14%) Selenium
5 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.76%) Android Studio
7 1 (2.38%) CocoaPods
7 1 (2.38%) Protractor
7 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.43%) Retail
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
4 3 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Android Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Android Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Web Services
2 10 (23.81%) Android SDK
2 10 (23.81%) RESTful
3 8 (19.05%) Core Data
3 8 (19.05%) HTML
3 8 (19.05%) XML
4 7 (16.67%) Core Animation
4 7 (16.67%) JSON
5 5 (11.90%) REST
6 4 (9.52%) SOAP
7 3 (7.14%) Dagger
7 3 (7.14%) Retrofit
7 3 (7.14%) RxJava
8 1 (2.38%) Ajax
8 1 (2.38%) HTML5
8 1 (2.38%) J2SE
8 1 (2.38%) Node.js
8 1 (2.38%) React Native
8 1 (2.38%) Worklight
8 1 (2.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Mobile App
2 7 (16.67%) Animation
3 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 5 (11.90%) BYOD
5 4 (9.52%) iPhone
5 4 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (9.52%) Smartphone
6 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.76%) User Experience
8 1 (2.38%) Digital TV
8 1 (2.38%) FMCG
8 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
8 1 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (2.38%) PKI
8 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (2.38%) STB
8 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.90%) AIX
4 5 (11.90%) Solaris
4 5 (11.90%) Unix
5 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (33.33%) Android Development
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) OOD
5 7 (16.67%) MVC
5 7 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 7 (16.67%) Push Notifications
6 6 (14.29%) Data Privacy
6 6 (14.29%) DevOps
6 6 (14.29%) Information Security
6 6 (14.29%) SDLC
6 6 (14.29%) Secure Coding
6 6 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) Cryptography
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.52%) Apple Swift
3 4 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) Kotlin
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) vCloud
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (11.90%) vSphere
2 3 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Apple
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Google
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Clearswift
3 4 (9.52%) Proofpoint
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) VocaLink
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) SAP