The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 58 60
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Contract jobs citing Android 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.79% 0.34% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 1.31% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +17.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +2.14% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 115 153 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 18.11% 25.98% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 98 113
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Oxfordshire

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Oxfordshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Oxford 0 2 - - 4
Android
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) iPhone
3 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Samsung
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Manual Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) BDD
1 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
1 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Samsung
2 1 (14.29%) Apple