Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 52 48
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +22
Contract jobs citing Android 2 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.44% 1.47% 3.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 5.51% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Kent median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +57.89%
South East median daily rate £400 £406 £350
% change year-on-year -1.54% +16.07% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £6.25
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year -19.77% +49.31% -58.86%

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 103 127 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.54% 26.68% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 75
Kent median daily rate £313 £328 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% -5.07% -10.39%
10th Percentile £106 £138 £138
90th Percentile £538 £469 £505
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Kent median hourly rate £15.19 £14.18 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.12% -14.06% -2.94%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% -17.33%

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
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 21 April 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
Tonbridge -7 1 £490 -
Android
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for Android.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft