Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 138 132
Rank change year-on-year +40 -6 -37
Contract jobs citing Android 76 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.00% 1.45% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.66% 5.36% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 48
East of England median daily rate £400 £220 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -37.14% -
10th Percentile £227 £150 £201
90th Percentile £536 £473 £500
England median daily rate £418 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -1.76% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 11
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £58.75 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.43% -6.00% +73.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £52.38 £61.25
90th Percentile £33.18 £66.13 £63.75
England median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +3.43% -45.31% +42.22%

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 992 1,344 1,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.15% 27.11% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 676 558
East of England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £140 £135 £130
90th Percentile £550 £588 £550
England median daily rate £419 £426 £425
% change year-on-year -1.76% +0.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 144 145
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -46.77% +87.88%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.17 £12.70
90th Percentile £47.48 £46.83 £53.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +18 34 £400 +20.30% 34
Hertfordshire +1 28 £395 +88.54% 11
Bedfordshire - 5 £175 - 5
Essex +42 4 £200 -47.37% 5
Norfolk +11 4 £400 - 2
Suffolk +5 1 - - 1
Android
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 41 (53.95%) Apple iOS
2 31 (40.79%) Windows
3 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.68%) HTML
6 17 (22.37%) Scrum
7 15 (19.74%) Java
7 15 (19.74%) Android Development
8 14 (18.42%) JIRA
9 13 (17.11%) Linux
10 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (15.79%) JSON
10 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
11 11 (14.47%) iPhone
11 11 (14.47%) Mac OS
11 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
11 11 (14.47%) Mobile App
11 11 (14.47%) CSS
11 11 (14.47%) User Experience
12 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
13 9 (11.84%) TestRail
13 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
13 9 (11.84%) Python
13 9 (11.84%) TDD
13 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
14 8 (10.53%) Kanban
14 8 (10.53%) ATDD
14 8 (10.53%) BDD
14 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
14 8 (10.53%) Validation

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 1 (1.32%) Confluence
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Office 365
2 5 (6.58%) AWS
3 4 (5.26%) Azure
3 4 (5.26%) BrowserStack
3 4 (5.26%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.63%) Serverless
5 1 (1.32%) Dropbox
5 1 (1.32%) G Suite
5 1 (1.32%) GCP
5 1 (1.32%) Google Drive
5 1 (1.32%) Google Play
5 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (6.58%) DNS
3 5 (6.58%) WAN
4 4 (5.26%) LAN
5 3 (3.95%) DHCP
6 1 (1.32%) 3G
6 1 (1.32%) 4G
6 1 (1.32%) Broadband
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.32%) Firewall
6 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.32%) IPv4
6 1 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.32%) Skype
6 1 (1.32%) VoIP
6 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.32%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) JIRA
2 9 (11.84%) TestRail
3 5 (6.58%) Selenium
4 4 (5.26%) Appium
4 4 (5.26%) AppScan
4 4 (5.26%) Burp Suite
4 4 (5.26%) Calabash
4 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.26%) Robot Framework
4 4 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.32%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.32%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) JMeter
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Automotive
2 5 (6.58%) Games
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 3 (3.95%) Law
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Back Office
5 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Developer
2 11 (14.47%) Desktop Support
2 11 (14.47%) Tester
3 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.53%) Deskside Support
4 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Android Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Android Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Deskside Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) HTML
2 12 (15.79%) JSON
3 11 (14.47%) CSS
4 7 (9.21%) .NET
4 7 (9.21%) Web Services
5 6 (7.89%) RESTful
6 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.58%) HTML5
6 5 (6.58%) React
6 5 (6.58%) REST
7 4 (5.26%) Android SDK
7 4 (5.26%) React Native
7 4 (5.26%) SOAP
8 3 (3.95%) Ajax
8 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.95%) Vue.js
8 3 (3.95%) XML
9 2 (2.63%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) iPhone
1 11 (14.47%) Mobile App
1 11 (14.47%) User Experience
2 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.58%) AS400
4 5 (6.58%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.58%) Smartphone
5 4 (5.26%) Device Driver
5 4 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.95%) BYOD
7 2 (2.63%) Online Games
7 2 (2.63%) Replication
7 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.32%) iPad
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.95%) Apple iOS
2 31 (40.79%) Windows
3 13 (17.11%) Linux
4 11 (14.47%) Mac OS
5 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Scrum
3 15 (19.74%) Android Development
4 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.84%) TDD
6 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
7 8 (10.53%) ATDD
7 8 (10.53%) BDD
7 8 (10.53%) Kanban
7 8 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 8 (10.53%) Validation
8 7 (9.21%) DevOps
8 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (7.89%) iOS Development
9 6 (7.89%) ITIL
9 6 (7.89%) User Stories
10 5 (6.58%) Information Security
10 5 (6.58%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (19.74%) Java
3 9 (11.84%) Python
4 8 (10.53%) C
5 7 (9.21%) SQL
6 6 (7.89%) PHP
7 5 (6.58%) Objective-C
7 5 (6.58%) Ruby
8 4 (5.26%) C#
8 4 (5.26%) C++
9 3 (3.95%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.95%) Perl
9 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.63%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.63%) Kotlin
10 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.32%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) SANS
3 3 (3.95%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) CCNA
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.32%) MCP
5 1 (1.32%) MCSE
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) NCSC
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Firmware
3 2 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.26%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) WebInspect
3 3 (3.95%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Acunetix
2 4 (5.26%) HP
2 4 (5.26%) IBM
2 4 (5.26%) Perforce
2 4 (5.26%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.95%) Apple
4 2 (2.63%) Google
4 2 (2.63%) Samsung
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Remedy
5 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow