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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 49 60
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11  
Contract jobs citing Android 14 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.89% 1.80% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.54% 8.45% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Median daily rate £363 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £358 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £418 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year +11.11% +10.52%  

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 214 142 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 28.88% 21.26% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 85
Median daily rate £375 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £11.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £17.13 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) Banking
3 17 (45.95%) Mobile App
4 16 (43.24%) Android Development
4 16 (43.24%) Apple iOS
5 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
5 13 (35.14%) TDD
6 12 (32.43%) JIRA
7 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
7 11 (29.73%) Apple Swift
8 10 (27.03%) User Experience
8 10 (27.03%) Scrum
8 10 (27.03%) REST
9 9 (24.32%) Node.js
9 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (24.32%) Docker
10 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
10 8 (21.62%) Selenium
10 8 (21.62%) Spring
10 8 (21.62%) SOAP
10 8 (21.62%) OO
11 7 (18.92%) Finance
11 7 (18.92%) Open Source
11 7 (18.92%) Mobile Development
11 7 (18.92%) Bitbucket
11 7 (18.92%) Android SDK
12 6 (16.22%) Appium
12 6 (16.22%) Confluence
12 6 (16.22%) Redis

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 6 (16.22%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) Alfresco
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Drupal
2 2 (5.41%) Liferay
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.41%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Redis
2 3 (8.11%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) JIRA
3 8 (21.62%) Selenium
4 7 (18.92%) Bitbucket
5 6 (16.22%) Appium
5 6 (16.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
6 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
7 4 (10.81%) Calabash
7 4 (10.81%) Maven
8 3 (8.11%) Android Studio
8 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
9 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.41%) Gradle
9 2 (5.41%) MSTest
9 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
9 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 17 (45.95%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Android Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Designer
5 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.81%) UI Designer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) UI/UX Designer
7 3 (8.11%) UX Designer
8 2 (5.41%) Java Android Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Tester
8 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.41%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) REST
2 9 (24.32%) Node.js
3 8 (21.62%) SOAP
3 8 (21.62%) Spring
4 7 (18.92%) Android SDK
5 6 (16.22%) CSS
5 6 (16.22%) HTML
6 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.51%) Cocoa
6 5 (13.51%) HTML5
6 5 (13.51%) RESTful
7 4 (10.81%) CSS3
7 4 (10.81%) D3.js
7 4 (10.81%) React
7 4 (10.81%) Web Services
8 3 (8.11%) Grails
8 3 (8.11%) Material Design
8 3 (8.11%) Play Framework
9 2 (5.41%) Java EE
10 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Mobile App
2 10 (27.03%) User Experience
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) iPad
4 4 (10.81%) iPhone
4 4 (10.81%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.70%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.22%) Mac OS X
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Android Development
3 13 (35.14%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (21.62%) OO
6 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.92%) Mobile Development
7 7 (18.92%) Open Source
8 5 (13.51%) OOP
8 5 (13.51%) SOA
8 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.81%) B2B
9 4 (10.81%) BDD
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
10 3 (8.11%) DevOps
10 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) Apple Swift
2 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
5 4 (10.81%) C++
5 4 (10.81%) Scala
6 3 (8.11%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) ES6
7 1 (2.70%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Master's Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) OpenText
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
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