The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 28 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19  
Contract jobs citing Android 21 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.82% 2.27% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.14% 10.12% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Median daily rate £360 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.03 £14.85
% change year-on-year +16.03% +108.92%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 207 168 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 27.79% 22.43% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 70 64
Median daily rate £388 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £13.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £20.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Milton Keynes

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Android.

1 25 (56.82%) Android Development
2 24 (54.55%) Mobile App
3 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (45.45%) Java
5 19 (43.18%) Banking
6 18 (40.91%) Apple iOS
7 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
8 14 (31.82%) Scrum
9 13 (29.55%) User Experience
9 13 (29.55%) Mobile Development
10 12 (27.27%) TDD
11 11 (25.00%) OO
11 11 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
12 10 (22.73%) Android Studio
12 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (22.73%) Finance
13 9 (20.45%) Eclipse
14 8 (18.18%) iOS Development
14 8 (18.18%) Android SDK
15 7 (15.91%) Spring
15 7 (15.91%) JIRA
15 7 (15.91%) iPhone
15 7 (15.91%) iPad
16 6 (13.64%) Node.js
16 6 (13.64%) REST
16 6 (13.64%) Exploratory Testing
17 5 (11.36%) Agile Testing
17 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
17 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
17 5 (11.36%) HTML

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) VPN
1 2 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Hazelcast
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.73%) Android Studio
3 9 (20.45%) Eclipse
4 7 (15.91%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) Maven
6 3 (6.82%) Gradle
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium
7 2 (4.55%) Appium
7 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.55%) MSTest
7 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.27%) Genymotion
8 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.27%) webpack
General
1 19 (43.18%) Banking
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Android Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Designer
4 9 (20.45%) UI Designer
5 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 7 (15.91%) UI/UX Designer
6 7 (15.91%) UX Designer
7 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Senior Android Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Senior Designer
8 5 (11.36%) Senior UI Designer
9 4 (9.09%) Architect
9 4 (9.09%) Mobile Designer
9 4 (9.09%) Mobile UI Designer
9 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
10 3 (6.82%) Java Android Developer
10 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (6.82%) Senior Mobile Designer
10 3 (6.82%) Senior UI/UX Designer
10 3 (6.82%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Android SDK
2 7 (15.91%) Spring
3 6 (13.64%) Node.js
3 6 (13.64%) REST
4 5 (11.36%) CSS
4 5 (11.36%) HTML
4 5 (11.36%) RESTful
4 5 (11.36%) SOAP
5 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.09%) Cocoa
5 4 (9.09%) HTML5
5 4 (9.09%) Web Services
6 3 (6.82%) CSS3
6 3 (6.82%) D3.js
6 3 (6.82%) Grails
6 3 (6.82%) Material Design
6 3 (6.82%) Play Framework
6 3 (6.82%) React
7 2 (4.55%) JSON
8 1 (2.27%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 13 (29.55%) User Experience
3 11 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (15.91%) iPad
4 7 (15.91%) iPhone
5 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Android Development
2 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) Mobile Development
5 12 (27.27%) TDD
6 11 (25.00%) OO
7 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 6 (13.64%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Agile Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
11 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 3 (6.82%) B2B
12 3 (6.82%) ITIL
12 3 (6.82%) SOA
13 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
13 2 (4.55%) BDD
13 2 (4.55%) MVC
13 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
13 2 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) Apple Swift
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
2 4 (9.09%) Scala
3 3 (6.82%) Groovy
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) ES6
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Aruba
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.27%) Lumension