Period
to 17 August 2019

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 6 months to 17 August 2019 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
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 88 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Android 27 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.86% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 3.78% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £343 £190 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.26% +18.75% -27.27%
10th Percentile £125 £170 £83
90th Percentile £442 £468 £423
East of England median daily rate £363 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -19.44% +28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +61.97% -
10th Percentile £14.75 £23.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £16.20 £23.00 £14.30
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £70.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -77.14% +89.19% +52.58%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 308 344 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.26% 21.46% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 181 149
Hertfordshire median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -1.75%
10th Percentile £125 £125 £120
90th Percentile £563 £500 £575
East of England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 49 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.73% -1.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.34 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.15 £36.75 £32.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.02% -7.63% +6.06%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £375 - 1
Watford -19 4 £388 - 1
Rickmansworth - 4 - -
Stevenage -2 3 £500 -4.76%
St Albans - 1 - -
Android
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Apple iOS
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) HTML
5 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) JSON
6 9 (33.33%) Scrum
7 8 (29.63%) Web Services
7 8 (29.63%) User Experience
8 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
8 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.93%) Kanban
8 7 (25.93%) Mac OS
8 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 7 (25.93%) BDD
8 7 (25.93%) ATDD
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) SLA
8 7 (25.93%) TDD
8 7 (25.93%) JIRA
8 7 (25.93%) TestRail
9 6 (22.22%) Validation
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) iPhone
10 5 (18.52%) SOAP
10 5 (18.52%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Ruby
11 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (14.81%) WebInspect

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:

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) BrowserStack
1 4 (14.81%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (3.70%) Dropbox
2 1 (3.70%) G Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.70%) Google Drive
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
1 7 (25.93%) TestRail
2 4 (14.81%) Appium
2 4 (14.81%) AppScan
2 4 (14.81%) Burp Suite
2 4 (14.81%) Calabash
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Robot Framework
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.81%) Automotive
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Tester
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Automation Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Deskside Support
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) JSON
3 8 (29.63%) Web Services
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) SOAP
6 4 (14.81%) REST
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
7 3 (11.11%) .NET
7 3 (11.11%) Ajax
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) Android SDK
9 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.70%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) jQuery
9 1 (3.70%) Laravel
9 1 (3.70%) React
9 1 (3.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 6 (22.22%) iPhone
3 4 (14.81%) AS400
3 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) PDA
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.70%) BYOD
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Apple iOS
3 7 (25.93%) Mac OS
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) ATDD
3 7 (25.93%) BDD
3 7 (25.93%) Kanban
3 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) Validation
5 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.81%) OWASP
6 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
7 3 (11.11%) Cryptography
7 3 (11.11%) Information Security
8 2 (7.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby
4 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SANS
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.70%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (14.81%) WebInspect
2 3 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Acunetix
1 4 (14.81%) HP
1 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Samsung
2 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft