The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 45 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Android 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.62% 0.33% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 1.23% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.66%  
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 £15.50 - -
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 Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 52 81 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 16.20% 26.56% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 57
Median daily rate £375 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £545 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Median hourly rate £17.77 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £8.80 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £180.00
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Oxford

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Android.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) Samsung
2 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Samsung
2 1 (25.00%) Apple