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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
South East / Kent
Rank 41 56 35
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21  
Contract jobs citing Android 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.76% 0.90% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 5.48% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +2.85% +135.69%  

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 45 73 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.85% 16.37% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 29
Median daily rate £345 £386 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +133.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.19% -23.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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
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 3 months to 23 March 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £450 -
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 15 (78.95%) Android Development
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) Mobile App
4 12 (63.16%) REST
4 12 (63.16%) Mobile Development
4 12 (63.16%) OpenGL
5 11 (57.89%) Java
5 11 (57.89%) XML
5 11 (57.89%) Android SDK
5 11 (57.89%) Memory Management
6 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
6 10 (52.63%) JSON
7 9 (47.37%) Web Services
7 9 (47.37%) Eclipse
8 8 (42.11%) Degree
8 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
9 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
10 3 (15.79%) Xamarin
10 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
10 3 (15.79%) Games
10 3 (15.79%) HTML
10 3 (15.79%) CSS
11 2 (10.53%) Adobe
11 2 (10.53%) Finance
11 2 (10.53%) Marketing
11 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (10.53%) Material Design
11 2 (10.53%) Game Development
11 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
11 2 (10.53%) Visualisation

Android
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Android Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Java Android Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) UI Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Visual Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Android Tester
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Games Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Games Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) OpenGL
1 12 (63.16%) REST
2 11 (57.89%) Android SDK
2 11 (57.89%) XML
3 10 (52.63%) JSON
4 9 (47.37%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) Material Design
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Mobile App
2 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Android Development
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) Mobile Development
4 11 (57.89%) Memory Management
5 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
6 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (10.53%) Game Development
6 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Xamarin
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Apple