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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 55 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Android 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.34% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.25% 1.35% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £265 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +0.71% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00%  

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 138 148 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.32% 31.49% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 56 55
Median daily rate £475 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 62 27
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £27.50 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Basildon - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 - - 2
Android
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (96.15%) TDD
2 25 (96.15%) Java
3 24 (92.31%) Android Development
4 19 (73.08%) Pair Programming
5 18 (69.23%) Jenkins
6 17 (65.38%) Gradle
6 17 (65.38%) RESTful
6 17 (65.38%) HTML
6 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
6 17 (65.38%) JUnit
7 16 (61.54%) XML
7 16 (61.54%) MVC
7 16 (61.54%) JSON
7 16 (61.54%) Mobile App
7 16 (61.54%) Calabash
7 16 (61.54%) Android SDK
8 15 (57.69%) Animation
8 15 (57.69%) GitHub
8 15 (57.69%) Core Data
8 15 (57.69%) Push Notifications
8 15 (57.69%) Core Animation
8 15 (57.69%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (57.69%) OOD
9 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
10 7 (26.92%) Adobe
10 7 (26.92%) Automotive
10 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
10 7 (26.92%) Android Studio

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 6 (23.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 17 (65.38%) Gradle
2 17 (65.38%) JUnit
3 16 (61.54%) Calabash
4 7 (26.92%) Android Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Automotive
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) Android Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Android Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.85%) IT Trainer
6 1 (3.85%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) HTML
1 17 (65.38%) RESTful
2 16 (61.54%) Android SDK
2 16 (61.54%) JSON
2 16 (61.54%) XML
3 15 (57.69%) Core Animation
3 15 (57.69%) Core Data
4 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Mobile App
2 15 (57.69%) Animation
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (96.15%) TDD
3 24 (92.31%) Android Development
4 19 (73.08%) Pair Programming
5 16 (61.54%) MVC
6 15 (57.69%) OOA/OOD
6 15 (57.69%) OOD
6 15 (57.69%) Push Notifications
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) DevOps
8 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 5 (19.23%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.85%) Coaching
10 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Adobe
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