Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 113 121
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +35
Contract jobs citing Android 84 86 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.62% 1.78% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% 7.33% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 59 50
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £152 £260 £181
90th Percentile £488 £450 £448
England median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.50% +13.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 12
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% +67.44% -
10th Percentile £40.33 £21.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.41 £37.65
England median hourly rate £28.00 £22.84 £18.00
% change year-on-year +22.62% +26.86% +20.00%

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 1134 1173 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.91% 24.26% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 620 671
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £130 £157 £146
90th Percentile £550 £515 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 146 251
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.18 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.13 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +3 32 £400 +14.29% 2
Cambridgeshire -21 17 £350 - 24
Hertfordshire -1 12 £138 -68.57% 6
Essex -30 12 £425 +25.93% 2
Suffolk +17 6 £238 -51.28%
Norfolk -2 5 £293 -19.31% 1
Android
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 57 (67.86%) Apple iOS
2 46 (54.76%) Mobile App
3 43 (51.19%) Java
4 27 (32.14%) Android Development
5 26 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (28.57%) Windows
6 24 (28.57%) TDD
7 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
8 21 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 19 (22.62%) Xamarin
9 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (20.24%) Web Services
11 16 (19.05%) Calabash
11 16 (19.05%) Cucumber
12 14 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (16.67%) QA
12 14 (16.67%) JIRA
13 13 (15.48%) Retail
13 13 (15.48%) HTML
13 13 (15.48%) Internet
13 13 (15.48%) Git (software)
14 12 (14.29%) RESTful
14 12 (14.29%) iOS Development
14 12 (14.29%) SQL
14 12 (14.29%) MVC
15 11 (13.10%) XML
15 11 (13.10%) Android SDK
15 11 (13.10%) Mobile Development
15 11 (13.10%) Apple Swift

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 9 (10.71%) Confluence
2 5 (5.95%) CMS
2 5 (5.95%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.71%) GitHub
4 8 (9.52%) Sauce Labs
5 7 (8.33%) Office 365
6 5 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.95%) Google App Engine
6 5 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (5.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) Internet
2 8 (9.52%) Bluetooth
3 6 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.95%) Wireless
5 3 (3.57%) VPN
6 2 (2.38%) Skype
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.19%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) Redis
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (19.05%) Calabash
2 16 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 14 (16.67%) JIRA
4 13 (15.48%) Git (software)
5 10 (11.90%) Selenium
6 9 (10.71%) Android Studio
6 9 (10.71%) Appium
6 9 (10.71%) Gradle
6 9 (10.71%) JUnit
7 8 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (9.52%) Bitbucket
7 8 (9.52%) WebDriver
8 7 (8.33%) Protractor
9 3 (3.57%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.38%) Capybara
10 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.38%) Subversion
11 1 (1.19%) Mocha
General
1 13 (15.48%) Retail
2 9 (10.71%) Banking
3 8 (9.52%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Finance
5 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (48.81%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 12 (14.29%) Tester
4 11 (13.10%) Xamarin Developer
5 10 (11.90%) iOS Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Test Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Applications Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (9.52%) QA Automation Tester
7 8 (9.52%) QA Tester
8 7 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Security Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Integration Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
12 3 (3.57%) Help Desk Engineer
12 3 (3.57%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) Web Services
2 13 (15.48%) HTML
3 12 (14.29%) RESTful
4 11 (13.10%) Android SDK
4 11 (13.10%) XML
5 10 (11.90%) REST
6 9 (10.71%) Core Animation
6 9 (10.71%) Core Data
6 9 (10.71%) JSON
6 9 (10.71%) SOAP
7 4 (4.76%) CSS
8 3 (3.57%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.57%) Node.js
9 2 (2.38%) .NET
9 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.38%) Ajax
9 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.38%) HTML5
9 2 (2.38%) jQuery
10 1 (1.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (54.76%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.71%) Animation
3 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.57%) iPhone
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) Robotics
5 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 57 (67.86%) Apple iOS
2 24 (28.57%) Windows
3 10 (11.90%) Linux
3 10 (11.90%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.95%) AIX
5 5 (5.95%) Solaris
5 5 (5.95%) Unix
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Android Development
2 26 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (28.57%) TDD
4 21 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 12 (14.29%) MVC
7 11 (13.10%) Mobile Development
8 10 (11.90%) Pair Programming
8 10 (11.90%) Push Notifications
9 9 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (10.71%) OOD
10 8 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 8 (9.52%) Functional Testing
10 8 (9.52%) QA Automation
11 6 (7.14%) BDD
11 6 (7.14%) Data Privacy
11 6 (7.14%) DevOps
11 6 (7.14%) SDLC
11 6 (7.14%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) Java
2 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.29%) SQL
4 11 (13.10%) Apple Swift
5 9 (10.71%) C#
6 7 (8.33%) Python
6 7 (8.33%) Ruby
7 5 (5.95%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) CISM
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Docker
2 5 (5.95%) vCloud
2 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.95%) vSphere
3 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Xamarin
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) VMware
4 6 (7.14%) Google
5 4 (4.76%) Apple
6 2 (2.38%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle
6 2 (2.38%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix
7 1 (1.19%) Mitel
7 1 (1.19%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow