Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 122 106
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 +22
Contract jobs citing Android 69 89 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.36% 1.74% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.04% 7.89% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 61
East of England median daily rate £225 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £150 £152 £258
90th Percentile £488 £463 £450
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 5
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +73.61% +67.44%
10th Percentile £51.25 £40.33 £21.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £63.75 £42.41
England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -36.36% +20.43% +26.86%

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 1,368 1,128 1,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.95% 22.04% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 564 631
East of England median daily rate £400 £362 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.57% +3.36% -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £152
90th Percentile £580 £550 £515
England median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 159 156
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £21.28 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.44% +28.94% -5.71%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.38 £52.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 +28 40 £210 +52.36% 11
Cambridgeshire -3 14 £333 -5.00% 50
Essex -13 12 £450 +5.88% 5
Suffolk -11 2 £725 +205.26% 4
Norfolk -2 1 - - 7
Android
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 26 (37.68%) Samsung
2 24 (34.78%) Google
3 23 (33.33%) SOTI
4 22 (31.88%) Apple iOS
4 22 (31.88%) Incident Management
5 20 (28.99%) Publishing
5 20 (28.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (26.09%) Windows
7 14 (20.29%) Java
8 13 (18.84%) Mobile App
9 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
10 11 (15.94%) Android Development
10 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
11 10 (14.49%) TDD
11 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.04%) Smartphone
12 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (11.59%) MVC
13 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.14%) .NET
14 7 (10.14%) Python
14 7 (10.14%) Retail
14 7 (10.14%) RESTful
14 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (10.14%) Android SDK
15 6 (8.70%) iOS Development
15 6 (8.70%) AngularJS

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 5 (7.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.70%) Office 365
4 5 (7.25%) iTunes
5 3 (4.35%) GitHub
5 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) WLAN
2 4 (5.80%) Bluetooth
2 4 (5.80%) VPN
2 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.35%) Wireless
4 2 (2.90%) HTTP
4 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) NFC
5 1 (1.45%) SSL
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.45%) Big Data
1 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.45%) MySQL
1 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
1 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.70%) Android Studio
3 4 (5.80%) Calabash
3 4 (5.80%) Gradle
3 4 (5.80%) JIRA
3 4 (5.80%) JUnit
4 3 (4.35%) git-flow
4 3 (4.35%) GitLab
5 2 (2.90%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.90%) fastlane
5 2 (2.90%) Xcode
6 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.45%) CodeSonar
6 1 (1.45%) gulp
6 1 (1.45%) Pivotal Tracker
6 1 (1.45%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.45%) Selenium
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 20 (28.99%) Publishing
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 5 (7.25%) Legal
4 4 (5.80%) Automotive
5 3 (4.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Android Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Developer
3 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (7.25%) Analyst
3 5 (7.25%) Android Developer
3 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
3 5 (7.25%) Perl Scripter
3 5 (7.25%) Python Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) Technical Business Analyst
3 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) Test Scripter
4 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Architect
5 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
1 7 (10.14%) Android SDK
1 7 (10.14%) RESTful
2 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.70%) JSON
2 6 (8.70%) XML
3 5 (7.25%) React
3 5 (7.25%) Spring
3 5 (7.25%) Web Services
4 4 (5.80%) jQuery
4 4 (5.80%) REST
4 4 (5.80%) SOAP
5 3 (4.35%) HTML
5 3 (4.35%) Node.js
5 3 (4.35%) OAuth
6 2 (2.90%) Core Data
6 2 (2.90%) Dagger
6 2 (2.90%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (2.90%) RxJava
6 2 (2.90%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.04%) Smartphone
3 5 (7.25%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.35%) Handset
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Animation
5 2 (2.90%) Fintech
5 2 (2.90%) PDA
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Social Media
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Apple iOS
2 18 (26.09%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
3 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Incident Management
2 20 (28.99%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.94%) Android Development
5 10 (14.49%) TDD
6 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.59%) MVC
8 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.70%) iOS Development
10 5 (7.25%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (7.25%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
11 4 (5.80%) Microservices
11 4 (5.80%) Migration
11 4 (5.80%) MVVM
11 4 (5.80%) OOD
11 4 (5.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Java
2 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.14%) Python
4 5 (7.25%) Perl
5 4 (5.80%) Kotlin
6 3 (4.35%) C
6 3 (4.35%) C#
6 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.90%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.90%) SQL
7 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.45%) CISSP
4 1 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) GIAC
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.45%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MOS
4 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.45%) SANS
4 1 (1.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
3 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.90%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) Ansible
4 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.45%) Salt
4 1 (1.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Samsung
2 24 (34.78%) Google
3 23 (33.33%) SOTI
4 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.70%) Apple
6 5 (7.25%) Clearswift
6 5 (7.25%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.45%) Citrix
7 1 (1.45%) Facebook
7 1 (1.45%) Remedy
7 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.45%) Twitter
7 1 (1.45%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.45%) Xamarin