Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 76 103
Rank change year-on-year -37 +27 +37
Contract jobs citing Android 33 19 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.29% 1.42% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.80% 5.83% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 41
10th Percentile £158 £223 £230
25th Percentile £233 £253 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £341 £400
Median % change year-on-year +9.97% -14.75% +77.78%
75th Percentile £388 £380 £475
90th Percentile £500 £503 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
10th Percentile " " £10.75
25th Percentile £17.25 £41.25 £13.38
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -58.82% +165.63% -69.52%
75th Percentile £17.75 £43.75 £16.48
90th Percentile " " £16.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.59 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.04% -5.52% -5.71%

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 569 326 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.24% 24.36% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 202 599
10th Percentile £137 £136 £141
25th Percentile £200 £250 £219
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £350 £365
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% -6.41%
75th Percentile £500 £450 £450
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
England median daily rate £488 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +11.43% +4.17% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 27 107
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.67 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.99 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.75 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year - +10.94% -3.03%
75th Percentile £24.75 £24.88 £18.46
90th Percentile £49.28 £44.45 £46.20
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71% +0.52%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Android as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Android in the East of England

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Android in the East of England

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android in the East of England.

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 4 December 2021. 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 -10 19 £375 -25.00% 23
Hertfordshire -23 7 £225 - 8
Essex -20 3 £145 -58.57% 2
Suffolk - 2 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 - 4
Android
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 14 (42.42%) Firmware
2 13 (39.39%) Python
2 13 (39.39%) Bluetooth
2 13 (39.39%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
2 13 (39.39%) Test Scripting
2 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
3 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
5 8 (24.24%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) Social Skills
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
8 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
8 4 (12.12%) Android Development
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
8 4 (12.12%) Prototyping
9 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (9.09%) Statistics
9 3 (9.09%) SLA
9 3 (9.09%) Apple
9 3 (9.09%) iOS Development
9 3 (9.09%) Mobile Development
9 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (9.09%) 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:

Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (9.09%) Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Bluetooth
1 13 (39.39%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) 4G
3 1 (3.03%) 5G
3 1 (3.03%) DMZ
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) GPRS
3 1 (3.03%) GSM
3 1 (3.03%) LTE
3 1 (3.03%) MVNO
3 1 (3.03%) UMTS
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) VoLTE
3 1 (3.03%) VoWiFi
3 1 (3.03%) WCDMA
3 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Android Studio
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 6 (18.18%) Social Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Bluetooth Engineer
1 13 (39.39%) Python Engineer
1 13 (39.39%) Test Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Android Developer
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) JSON
1 2 (6.06%) React Native
2 1 (3.03%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.06%) PDA
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) BYOD
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
1 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
1 13 (39.39%) Test Scripting
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Android Development
3 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.12%) Prototyping
4 3 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (9.09%) Statistics
5 2 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Code Coverage
5 2 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) ITSM
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (6.06%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 2 (6.06%) C
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
1 1 (3.03%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) NCSC
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Firmware
2 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Samsung
4 1 (3.03%) VMware