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 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England / East of England
Rank 59 103 97
Rank change year-on-year +44 -6  
Contract jobs citing Android 72 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.38% 0.94% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.36% 4.36% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 16 12
Median daily rate £350 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £568 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% +95.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £23.00 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +2.85% +135.69%  

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 539 528 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.31% 21.49% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 279 289
Median daily rate £350 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +6.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 86 115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 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
Bedfordshire +15 20 £445 -11.00% 2
Hertfordshire +16 17 £300 +36.36% 10
Essex +7 16 £350 -12.50% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 12 £325 -36.27% 12
Norfolk +3 6 £450 +28.57% 3
Suffolk - 1 £450 - 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 85 (60.28%) Android Development
2 79 (56.03%) Java
3 75 (53.19%) Apple iOS
4 55 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (34.04%) Mobile App
6 39 (27.66%) JavaScript
7 38 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (26.24%) Android SDK
9 36 (25.53%) TDD
10 28 (19.86%) RESTful
11 25 (17.73%) Calabash
11 25 (17.73%) HTML
11 25 (17.73%) iOS Development
12 23 (16.31%) Software Engineering
13 22 (15.60%) Android Studio
14 20 (14.18%) Adobe
14 20 (14.18%) Mentoring
15 19 (13.48%) XML
15 19 (13.48%) Degree
16 18 (12.77%) JSON
16 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
16 18 (12.77%) Pair Programming
17 17 (12.06%) Jenkins
17 17 (12.06%) Xamarin
18 16 (11.35%) Gradle
18 16 (11.35%) JIRA
18 16 (11.35%) Automated Testing
18 16 (11.35%) Web Services
18 16 (11.35%) DevOps
19 15 (10.64%) Push Notifications

Android
Top Related 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 15 (10.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.26%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.64%) GitHub
2 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) VoIP
1 4 (2.84%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.13%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.42%) DNS
3 2 (1.42%) Wireless
4 1 (0.71%) DHCP
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) NFC
4 1 (0.71%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) SQLite
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.71%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.71%) HBase
3 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.71%) Redis
3 1 (0.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Calabash
2 22 (15.60%) Android Studio
3 17 (12.06%) Jenkins
4 16 (11.35%) Gradle
4 16 (11.35%) JIRA
5 13 (9.22%) JUnit
6 12 (8.51%) Cucumber
7 11 (7.80%) Selenium
8 10 (7.09%) Capybara
8 10 (7.09%) Git (software)
8 10 (7.09%) SoapUI
9 6 (4.26%) Subversion
10 5 (3.55%) Appium
10 5 (3.55%) Axure RP
10 5 (3.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.13%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.42%) Xcode
13 1 (0.71%) Robotium
General
1 8 (5.67%) Automotive
2 7 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.84%) Publishing
5 3 (2.13%) Finance
6 2 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (70.21%) Developer
2 73 (51.77%) Android Developer
3 21 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 13 (9.22%) iOS Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Applications Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Java Software Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Test Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) iOS Android Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Mobile Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Java Android Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Architect
9 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Xamarin Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.24%) Android SDK
2 28 (19.86%) RESTful
3 25 (17.73%) HTML
4 19 (13.48%) XML
5 18 (12.77%) JSON
6 16 (11.35%) Web Services
7 13 (9.22%) Core Animation
7 13 (9.22%) iOS SDK
8 12 (8.51%) Core Data
9 9 (6.38%) CSS
10 8 (5.67%) .NET
11 7 (4.96%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.26%) Material Design
12 6 (4.26%) REST
12 6 (4.26%) RxJava
12 6 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (4.26%) XSLT
13 4 (2.84%) HTML5
13 4 (2.84%) Xamarin.iOS
14 3 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (34.04%) Mobile App
2 15 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.51%) Animation
4 12 (8.51%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.26%) User Experience
6 5 (3.55%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.84%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.42%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.71%) iPad
10 1 (0.71%) iPhone
10 1 (0.71%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.71%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 75 (53.19%) Apple iOS
2 13 (9.22%) Windows
3 5 (3.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.13%) Linux
4 3 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.71%) Unix
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (60.28%) Android Development
2 55 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (25.53%) TDD
5 25 (17.73%) iOS Development
6 23 (16.31%) Software Engineering
7 20 (14.18%) Mentoring
8 18 (12.77%) Pair Programming
9 16 (11.35%) Automated Testing
9 16 (11.35%) DevOps
10 15 (10.64%) Push Notifications
11 14 (9.93%) MVC
12 12 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (8.51%) OOD
13 10 (7.09%) API Testing
14 8 (5.67%) Mobile Development
15 7 (4.96%) Memory Management
15 7 (4.96%) Multithreading
15 7 (4.96%) Project Management
16 6 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (56.03%) Java
2 39 (27.66%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.64%) Python
3 15 (10.64%) SQL
4 14 (9.93%) C#
5 12 (8.51%) Ruby
6 8 (5.67%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.26%) XPath
8 5 (3.55%) C++
9 2 (1.42%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.71%) Groovy
10 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.13%) ISEB
2 3 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) MCSA
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) SLA
3 2 (1.42%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Firmware
2 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) XenApp
2 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (14.18%) Adobe
2 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.06%) Xamarin
4 8 (5.67%) Apple
5 7 (4.96%) Google
6 6 (4.26%) Oracle
7 3 (2.13%) Samsung
8 2 (1.42%) Citrix
8 2 (1.42%) VMware
9 1 (0.71%) BT
9 1 (0.71%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.71%) Omniture
9 1 (0.71%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.71%) SAP
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