The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Android 18 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.41% 0.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.65% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Median daily rate £313 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £328
% change year-on-year +3.44% +10.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.03 £14.85
% change year-on-year +12.81% +108.92%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 169 120 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 41.42% 26.79% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 59 72
Median daily rate £330 £348 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.03% -8.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £176 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -29.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Essex

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Essex

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Essex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Essex

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Essex

Android
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 5 £265 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Android
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Android.

1 39 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (82.22%) Java
3 36 (80.00%) TDD
3 36 (80.00%) Android Development
4 24 (53.33%) Apple iOS
5 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (44.44%) Pair Programming
6 20 (44.44%) Mobile App
7 19 (42.22%) Adobe
7 19 (42.22%) RESTful
8 18 (40.00%) JSON
9 17 (37.78%) Gradle
9 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
9 17 (37.78%) Android SDK
10 16 (35.56%) Calabash
10 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
10 16 (35.56%) HTML
10 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
10 16 (35.56%) MVC
11 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 15 (33.33%) JUnit
11 15 (33.33%) XML
11 15 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 15 (33.33%) DevOps
11 15 (33.33%) Mentoring
12 14 (31.11%) Core Data
12 14 (31.11%) Push Notifications
12 14 (31.11%) GitHub
12 14 (31.11%) Core Animation
12 14 (31.11%) Animation

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 15 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQLite
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) HBase
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Redis
2 1 (2.22%) Riak
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Gradle
1 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (35.56%) Calabash
3 15 (33.33%) JUnit
4 7 (15.56%) Android Studio
5 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (15.56%) Automotive
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) Android Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Java Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Senior Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Android Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Trainer
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.22%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (2.22%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) RESTful
2 18 (40.00%) JSON
3 17 (37.78%) Android SDK
4 16 (35.56%) HTML
5 15 (33.33%) XML
6 14 (31.11%) Core Animation
6 14 (31.11%) Core Data
7 3 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (2.22%) .NET
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.22%) D3.js
8 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.22%) HTML5
8 1 (2.22%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.22%) jQuery
8 1 (2.22%) Leaflet
8 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 14 (31.11%) Animation
3 13 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (80.00%) Android Development
2 36 (80.00%) TDD
3 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (44.44%) Pair Programming
5 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
5 16 (35.56%) MVC
6 15 (33.33%) DevOps
6 15 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 14 (31.11%) OOA/OOD
7 14 (31.11%) OOD
7 14 (31.11%) Push Notifications
8 13 (28.89%) iOS Development
9 4 (8.89%) Coaching
10 3 (6.67%) Scrum
11 1 (2.22%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (2.22%) Project Management
11 1 (2.22%) User Stories
11 1 (2.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) Mapbox