Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 96 137
Rank change year-on-year -60 +41 +9
Contract jobs citing Android 39 108 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 2.31% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.52% 9.72% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 66 50
East of England median daily rate £450 £349 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -0.36% +16.67%
10th Percentile £116 £154 £220
90th Percentile £523 £475 £530
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 0
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.17% - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.46% -24.45% +86.67%

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 1,108 1,111 1,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.25% 23.79% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 579 652
East of England median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £135 £143 £155
90th Percentile £550 £573 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 148 170
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.70 £12.75
90th Percentile £45.88 £47.50 £41.33
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.14% +1.85% +2.10%

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 20 July 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
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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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
Essex +7 23 £463 +68.18% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 8 £118 -62.40% 40
Hertfordshire -17 6 £388 +55.00% 12
Suffolk -13 1 £725 +61.11% 2
Bedfordshire -28 1 - - 2
Android
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 19 (48.72%) Java
1 19 (48.72%) TDD
2 17 (43.59%) RESTful
3 16 (41.03%) Android Development
4 15 (38.46%) Android SDK
4 15 (38.46%) Apple iOS
5 14 (35.90%) Windows
6 13 (33.33%) XML
6 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (33.33%) JUnit
6 13 (33.33%) MVC
6 13 (33.33%) JSON
7 12 (30.77%) Office 365
7 12 (30.77%) Gradle
7 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 12 (30.77%) Mobile App
7 12 (30.77%) Calabash
8 11 (28.21%) Core Data
8 11 (28.21%) GitHub
8 11 (28.21%) Pair Programming
8 11 (28.21%) HTML
8 11 (28.21%) OOD
9 10 (25.64%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (25.64%) Animation
9 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (25.64%) Core Animation
9 10 (25.64%) Push Notifications
10 7 (17.95%) Android Studio
10 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (17.95%) SCCM

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 (12.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Office 365
2 11 (28.21%) GitHub
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (10.26%) iTunes
5 4 (10.26%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Skype
1 4 (10.26%) VPN
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) JUnit
2 12 (30.77%) Calabash
2 12 (30.77%) Gradle
2 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.95%) Android Studio
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.13%) GitLab
6 1 (2.56%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.56%) CocoaPods
6 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) fastlane
6 1 (2.56%) git-flow
6 1 (2.56%) Grunt
6 1 (2.56%) gulp
6 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.56%) Mocha
6 1 (2.56%) Pivotal Tracker
6 1 (2.56%) webpack
6 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 5 (12.82%) Automotive
2 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.82%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (10.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Android Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) RESTful
2 15 (38.46%) Android SDK
3 13 (33.33%) JSON
3 13 (33.33%) XML
4 11 (28.21%) Core Data
4 11 (28.21%) HTML
5 10 (25.64%) Core Animation
6 5 (12.82%) Dagger
6 5 (12.82%) RxJava
6 5 (12.82%) Web Services
7 3 (7.69%) Node.js
7 3 (7.69%) Retrofit
8 2 (5.13%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (2.56%) Akka
9 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.56%) Express
9 1 (2.56%) REST
9 1 (2.56%) Sass
9 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 10 (25.64%) Animation
3 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.26%) BYOD
4 4 (10.26%) iPhone
4 4 (10.26%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (10.26%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.56%) PKI
6 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 14 (35.90%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) TDD
2 16 (41.03%) Android Development
3 13 (33.33%) MVC
4 11 (28.21%) OOD
4 11 (28.21%) Pair Programming
5 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.64%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (25.64%) Push Notifications
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.26%) Functional Programming
8 4 (10.26%) MVVM
8 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
8 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.69%) BDD
9 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
9 3 (7.69%) OOP
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) Kotlin
4 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) Scala
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.56%) MCP
1 1 (2.56%) MCSA
1 1 (2.56%) MCSE
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Apple
3 4 (10.26%) Clearswift
3 4 (10.26%) Proofpoint
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) WorldPay