Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 52 84
Rank change year-on-year -30 +32 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 12 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.50% 3.66% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.83% 11.23% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 4
Essex median daily rate £425 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -6.90% +11.54%
10th Percentile £307 £258 £313
90th Percentile £463 £388 £435
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 0
Essex median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% - -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +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 206 285 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 25.75% 32.57% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 151 130
Essex median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £149 £200 £176
90th Percentile £600 £480 £575
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 79 78
Essex median hourly rate £33.25 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.50% -13.16% +15.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.75 £15.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £37.37 £40.40
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 -11 7 £275 -10.57%
Basildon +10 6 - -
Android
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (100.00%) Android Development
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) Pair Programming
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (83.33%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) XML
3 10 (83.33%) RESTful
3 10 (83.33%) Push Notifications
4 9 (75.00%) Core Data
4 9 (75.00%) Calabash
4 9 (75.00%) Android SDK
4 9 (75.00%) Gradle
4 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 9 (75.00%) Core Animation
4 9 (75.00%) GitHub
4 9 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (75.00%) OOD
4 9 (75.00%) JUnit
4 9 (75.00%) Animation
4 9 (75.00%) JSON
5 8 (66.67%) Android Studio
6 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
9 1 (8.33%) SOLID
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (8.33%) GPRS
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Calabash
1 9 (75.00%) Gradle
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (75.00%) JUnit
2 8 (66.67%) Android Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Android Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Developer
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) RESTful
1 10 (83.33%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) Android SDK
2 9 (75.00%) Core Animation
2 9 (75.00%) Core Data
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Animation
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Android Development
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) Pair Programming
3 10 (83.33%) Push Notifications
4 9 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (75.00%) OOD
5 4 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (8.33%) MVVM
6 1 (8.33%) SOLID
6 1 (8.33%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Xamarin