The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 57 63
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Android 5 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.79% 0.30% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 1.60% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £85 £220 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.36% -16.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +1.42% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 165 125 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.11% 18.71% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 65 110
Median daily rate £400 £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +8.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £154 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £13.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.81 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Hertfordshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Hertfordshire

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Hertfordshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Hertford - 3 £85 - 2
Android
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 6 (27.27%) XPath
4 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 6 (27.27%) XSLT
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Apple
4 6 (27.27%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (27.27%) Google
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Android Development
5 5 (22.73%) RESTful
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (22.73%) Web Development
6 4 (18.18%) Android SDK
6 4 (18.18%) Wireframes
6 4 (18.18%) iOS SDK
6 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
6 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 6 (27.27%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 4 (18.18%) VoIP
1 4 (18.18%) VPN
1 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Xcode
2 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Gradle
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Android Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (18.18%) iOS Android Developer
3 4 (18.18%) iOS Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
1 6 (27.27%) XSLT
2 5 (22.73%) RESTful
2 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (18.18%) Android SDK
3 4 (18.18%) iOS SDK
3 4 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Android Development
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Web Development
2 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Wireframes
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) XPath
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Apple
1 6 (27.27%) Google
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Samsung
2 1 (4.55%) VMware