Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 148 115
Rank change year-on-year +38 -33 +16
Contract jobs citing Android 77 59 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.82% 1.17% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.28% 4.57% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 54
East of England median daily rate £363 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £125 £186 £160
90th Percentile £434 £491 £463
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 20
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £70.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.14% +12.00% +157.73%
10th Percentile £10.75 £31.40 £17.50
90th Percentile £16.20 £75.00 £63.75
England median hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.72% -34.55% +20.43%

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 1,058 1,292 1,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.99% 25.66% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 657 530
East of England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £130 £135 £130
90th Percentile £550 £588 £573
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 158 152
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.18 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £51.25
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 18 September 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
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 18 September 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
Hertfordshire +2 28 £343 +80.26% 24
Cambridgeshire 0 22 £338 +1.50% 45
Essex +24 18 £375 -16.67% 5
Bedfordshire +16 5 £350 -
Norfolk - 3 £361 -
Suffolk +14 1 - - 4
Android
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 32 (41.56%) Apple iOS
3 27 (35.06%) Linux
4 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 20 (25.97%) HTML
6 18 (23.38%) C
7 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
8 16 (20.78%) C++
9 14 (18.18%) Android Development
10 13 (16.88%) CSS
11 12 (15.58%) Java
11 12 (15.58%) Scrum
11 12 (15.58%) JIRA
12 11 (14.29%) JSON
12 11 (14.29%) Mac OS
12 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.99%) IPv6
13 10 (12.99%) VoIP
13 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
13 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
13 10 (12.99%) Qt
13 10 (12.99%) iPhone
13 10 (12.99%) User Experience
13 10 (12.99%) Windows 10
14 9 (11.69%) Multithreading
14 9 (11.69%) HTML5

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 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Office 365
2 6 (7.79%) Azure
3 4 (5.19%) AWS
3 4 (5.19%) BrowserStack
3 4 (5.19%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.30%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.30%) G Suite
4 1 (1.30%) GCP
4 1 (1.30%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.30%) iTunes
4 1 (1.30%) npm
4 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.99%) IPv6
2 10 (12.99%) VoIP
3 4 (5.19%) DNS
3 4 (5.19%) WAN
4 3 (3.90%) LAN
4 3 (3.90%) Skype
4 3 (3.90%) Wireless
5 2 (2.60%) DHCP
5 2 (2.60%) NFC
6 1 (1.30%) 3G
6 1 (1.30%) 4G
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.30%) SMTP
6 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) JIRA
2 7 (9.09%) TestRail
3 4 (5.19%) Appium
3 4 (5.19%) AppScan
3 4 (5.19%) Burp Suite
3 4 (5.19%) Calabash
3 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.19%) Robot Framework
3 4 (5.19%) Selenium
3 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.60%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 5 (6.49%) Automotive
1 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.19%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Law
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Finance
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Android Developer
3 12 (15.58%) C Developer
3 12 (15.58%) C/C++ Developer
3 12 (15.58%) C++ Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Linux Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Tester
5 9 (11.69%) Desktop Support
5 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Deskside Support
7 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (5.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.19%) Android Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) HTML
2 13 (16.88%) CSS
3 11 (14.29%) JSON
4 10 (12.99%) Qt
5 9 (11.69%) HTML5
6 8 (10.39%) Web Services
7 6 (7.79%) .NET
7 6 (7.79%) Android SDK
7 6 (7.79%) RESTful
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.49%) CSS3
8 5 (6.49%) REST
8 5 (6.49%) SOAP
9 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.19%) Vue.js
9 4 (5.19%) XML
10 3 (3.90%) Ajax
10 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.90%) React
11 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) iPhone
1 10 (12.99%) User Experience
2 8 (10.39%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.79%) Smartphone
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.49%) AS400
4 5 (6.49%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.19%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (3.90%) BYOD
6 3 (3.90%) PDA
6 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.60%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.60%) Online Games
7 2 (2.60%) Replication
7 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 32 (41.56%) Apple iOS
3 27 (35.06%) Linux
4 11 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 10 (12.99%) Windows 10
5 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 14 (18.18%) Android Development
3 12 (15.58%) Scrum
4 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
5 9 (11.69%) Multithreading
6 7 (9.09%) ATDD
6 7 (9.09%) BDD
6 7 (9.09%) Kanban
6 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 7 (9.09%) TDD
6 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.79%) iOS Development
7 6 (7.79%) Validation
8 5 (6.49%) DevOps
8 5 (6.49%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Case Management
9 4 (5.19%) OWASP
9 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) C
2 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.78%) C++
4 12 (15.58%) Java
5 6 (7.79%) Objective-C
5 6 (7.79%) PHP
5 6 (7.79%) SQL
6 4 (5.19%) Python
6 4 (5.19%) Ruby
7 3 (3.90%) Perl
7 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.60%) C#
8 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.30%) ES6
9 1 (1.30%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) SANS
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) CCNA
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
2 4 (5.19%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.19%) WebInspect
3 3 (3.90%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Apple
3 4 (5.19%) Acunetix
3 4 (5.19%) HP
3 4 (5.19%) IBM
3 4 (5.19%) Perforce
3 4 (5.19%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.60%) Samsung
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) Remedy
5 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.30%) VMware