Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 87 73
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 25 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.50% 2.28% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.98% 7.43% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 3
Essex median daily rate £463 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.18% -21.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £412 £265 £235
90th Percentile £500 £360 £385
East of England median daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +28.57% - +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 2
Essex median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +157.73% -
10th Percentile £65.00 £35.00 £14.63
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £33.68
East of England median hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +89.19% +52.58% +115.56%

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 358 269 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.84% 30.71% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 166 120
Essex median daily rate £463 £447 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.47% +38.60% -17.57%
10th Percentile £174 £201 £163
90th Percentile £600 £586 £438
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 101
Essex median hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.65% +57.58% -36.54%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.31 £14.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £34.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -7.63% +6.06% -5.71%

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 18 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 August 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 +8 6 £475 +72.73%
Colchester - 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £140 -
Android
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 17 (68.00%) RESTful
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) Android Development
4 14 (56.00%) Android SDK
4 14 (56.00%) XML
4 14 (56.00%) MVC
4 14 (56.00%) JSON
5 12 (48.00%) JUnit
5 12 (48.00%) Calabash
5 12 (48.00%) Gradle
6 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (44.00%) Pair Programming
7 10 (40.00%) Animation
7 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (40.00%) HTML
7 10 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (40.00%) OOD
7 10 (40.00%) GitHub
7 10 (40.00%) Core Animation
7 10 (40.00%) Core Data
7 10 (40.00%) Push Notifications
8 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
10 7 (28.00%) SCCM
10 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (28.00%) Office 365
10 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS

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 (24.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) GitHub
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (28.00%) Office 365
3 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (20.00%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Calabash
1 12 (48.00%) Gradle
1 12 (48.00%) JUnit
2 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) Android Studio
4 2 (8.00%) CircleCI
4 2 (8.00%) fastlane
4 2 (8.00%) Xcode
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 6 (24.00%) Automotive
2 5 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Android Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Android Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) RESTful
2 14 (56.00%) Android SDK
2 14 (56.00%) JSON
2 14 (56.00%) XML
3 10 (40.00%) Core Animation
3 10 (40.00%) Core Data
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) Dagger
4 5 (20.00%) RxJava
5 3 (12.00%) Retrofit
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (8.00%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Animation
2 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) TDD
2 15 (60.00%) Android Development
3 14 (56.00%) MVC
4 11 (44.00%) Pair Programming
5 10 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (40.00%) OOD
5 10 (40.00%) Push Notifications
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) MVVM
7 5 (20.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) BDD
9 3 (12.00%) Functional Programming
9 3 (12.00%) OOP
9 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
10 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Kotlin
4 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Apple
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Clearswift
2 5 (20.00%) Proofpoint
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) HP