Period
to 17 December 2018

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 6 months to 17 December 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
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 86 46
Rank change year-on-year -8 -40 +29
Contract jobs citing Android 16 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.50% 1.61% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.86% 6.63% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 21
Essex median daily rate £380 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +30.77% -
10th Percentile £377 £307 £258
90th Percentile £488 £463 £375
East of England median daily rate £220 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -37.14% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
Essex median hourly rate £65.00 £62.50 £36.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +71.19% -
10th Percentile £62.50 £61.25 £24.13
90th Percentile £67.50 £63.75 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £58.75 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +73.61% +67.44%

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 415 181 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.86% 24.30% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 104 137
Essex median daily rate £475 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £169 £137 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £488
East of England median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 73
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.41% +124.24% -13.16%
10th Percentile £12.55 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £17.83 £63.75 £39.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £26.44 £16.50
% change year-on-year -37.59% +60.24% -2.94%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 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 6 months to 17 December 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
Brentwood +14 9 £475 +72.73%
Colchester - 1 £375 - 2
Harlow - 1 - - 1
Android
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Android.

1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (50.00%) Android Development
2 8 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) Clearswift
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Apple
3 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
3 5 (31.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (31.25%) Legal
3 5 (31.25%) Smartphone
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) iTunes
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (31.25%) Product Management
3 5 (31.25%) RESTful
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (31.25%) Proofpoint
3 5 (31.25%) MVVM

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 5 (31.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) iTunes
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Android Studio
1 3 (18.75%) Calabash
1 3 (18.75%) Gradle
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) CircleCI
2 2 (12.50%) fastlane
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Pivotal Tracker
2 2 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 5 (31.25%) Legal
2 4 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Android Developer
4 3 (18.75%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) JSON
1 5 (31.25%) RESTful
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) Android SDK
2 3 (18.75%) Dagger
2 3 (18.75%) Reactive Extensions
2 3 (18.75%) RxJava
3 2 (12.50%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
1 5 (31.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Android Development
2 8 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) MVVM
3 5 (31.25%) Product Management
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) Kotlin
2 2 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Apple
1 5 (31.25%) Clearswift
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) Proofpoint