Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 82 127
Rank change year-on-year -54 +45 +30
Contract jobs citing Android 60 123 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 2.75% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.98% 11.55% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 83 43
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +70.21%
10th Percentile £173 £258 £203
90th Percentile £500 £450 £496
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £37.01 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.87% +72.14% -54.74%
10th Percentile £35.60 £30.90 £19.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £46.00 £33.05
England median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +51.16% - +21.13%

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 1,003 1,065 1,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.37% 23.79% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 535 549
East of England median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £130 £158 £146
90th Percentile £550 £525 £509
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 135 242
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.25 £48.63
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.85% - +3.13%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Bedfordshire -17 21 £425 -4.49% 6
Cambridgeshire -31 12 £350 +7.69% 23
Essex -26 10 £450 +33.33% 6
Hertfordshire -15 8 £340 +13.33% 17
Suffolk +14 6 £238 -51.28% 6
Norfolk -10 3 £469 +4.17% 9
Android
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 36 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 31 (51.67%) Java
3 30 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 22 (36.67%) Android Development
5 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (30.00%) Windows
7 15 (25.00%) Web Services
7 15 (25.00%) TDD
8 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
8 13 (21.67%) Xamarin
9 11 (18.33%) RESTful
9 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
10 10 (16.67%) Retail
10 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (16.67%) Android SDK
10 10 (16.67%) Mobile Development
11 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (15.00%) Office 365
11 9 (15.00%) Finance
11 9 (15.00%) Linux
11 9 (15.00%) Internet
11 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.33%) XML
12 8 (13.33%) HTML
12 8 (13.33%) JUnit
12 8 (13.33%) MVC
12 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
12 8 (13.33%) Android Studio

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 (8.33%) CMS
1 5 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.67%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.00%) Office 365
3 6 (10.00%) GitHub
4 5 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (8.33%) Google App Engine
4 5 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (8.33%) IaaS
5 4 (6.67%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Internet
2 7 (11.67%) Bluetooth
3 4 (6.67%) Wireless
4 3 (5.00%) Skype
4 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.33%) HTTP
5 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.67%) GPRS
6 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Redis
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.33%) Android Studio
3 8 (13.33%) JUnit
4 6 (10.00%) Calabash
4 6 (10.00%) Gradle
5 4 (6.67%) Appium
5 4 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.67%) JIRA
5 4 (6.67%) Selenium
5 4 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.33%) Protractor
6 2 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.67%) Retail
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Android Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Xamarin Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
5 5 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Android Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (3.33%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) Web Services
2 11 (18.33%) RESTful
3 10 (16.67%) Android SDK
4 8 (13.33%) HTML
4 8 (13.33%) XML
5 6 (10.00%) Core Animation
5 6 (10.00%) Core Data
5 6 (10.00%) JSON
5 6 (10.00%) REST
6 5 (8.33%) SOAP
7 3 (5.00%) CSS
8 2 (3.33%) .NET
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.33%) Dagger
8 2 (3.33%) Retrofit
8 2 (3.33%) RxJava
9 1 (1.67%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (1.67%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.67%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Animation
3 3 (5.00%) iPhone
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) BYOD
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Robotics
5 1 (1.67%) STB
5 1 (1.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (30.00%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) Linux
4 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.33%) AIX
5 5 (8.33%) Solaris
5 5 (8.33%) Unix
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Android Development
2 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 8 (13.33%) MVC
5 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.67%) OOD
6 7 (11.67%) Push Notifications
7 6 (10.00%) Data Privacy
7 6 (10.00%) DevOps
7 6 (10.00%) Information Security
7 6 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 6 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (10.00%) SDLC
7 6 (10.00%) Secure Coding
7 6 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 5 (8.33%) Cryptography
8 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 5 (8.33%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.67%) Apple Swift
6 3 (5.00%) C++
6 3 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) vCloud
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.33%) vSphere
2 4 (6.67%) Docker
3 3 (5.00%) Firmware
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Xamarin
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.67%) VMware
4 6 (10.00%) Google
5 5 (8.33%) Apple
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
6 2 (3.33%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow