Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 December 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 62 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 0
Contract jobs citing Android 2 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.52% 0.37% 2.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 1.83% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Kent median daily rate - £188 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -42.31% +14.04%
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -6.25% +21.21% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £18.75 - -
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -53.33% +157.14% -35.19%

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 90 109 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.38% 20.11% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 75 55
Kent median daily rate £313 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £115 £115 £144
90th Percentile £575 £463 £460
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Kent median hourly rate £13.85 £11.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.71% -40.13% -2.56%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.35 £15.37
90th Percentile £22.60 £13.40 £21.95
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -10.81%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Kent

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Kent

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Kent

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Kent over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android in Kent

Android
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Maidstone - 1 - - 2
Android
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for Android.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++/Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel