Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 38 46
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Android 5 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.95% 2.21% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.95% 9.91% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Kent median daily rate £375 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +14.04% -
10th Percentile £165 £298 £278
90th Percentile £460 £430 £359
South East median daily rate £400 £345 £355
% change year-on-year +15.94% -2.82% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £15.96
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +130.77% -44.29% +169.23%

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 101 111 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.27% 22.33% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 67
Kent median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £130 £135 £148
90th Percentile £456 £453 £493
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 17
Kent median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.47% -1.28% +14.71%
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +18.49%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily 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 20 November 2017. 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
Dartford - 1 £275 -
Dover - 1 £100 -
Android
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Android.

1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Core
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) Fintech
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking

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 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Core
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDET
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin