The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 29 April 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Android 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - - 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.44% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +150.00%  

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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 22 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 25.17% 19.47% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 18
Median daily rate £200 £245 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.36% -38.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Watford region with a requirement for Android.

1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware