The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 23 54
Rank change year-on-year -34 +31  
Contract jobs citing Android 7 49 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.33% 7.99% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.36% 26.92% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 44 2
Median daily rate £350 £375 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +172.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £328
% change year-on-year +3.44% +10.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.03 £14.85
% change year-on-year +12.81% +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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 110 182 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 20.95% 29.69% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 112 74
Median daily rate £410 £371 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +9.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 20
Median hourly rate £52.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +238.70% +6.89%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in West Sussex

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in West Sussex

Android
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Gatwick -19 4 £350 -6.66%
Crawley -15 1 £350 -9.67%
Android
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Android.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) User Experience
3 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
4 7 (63.64%) Animation
4 7 (63.64%) Apple
4 7 (63.64%) Android Development
5 6 (54.55%) Mobile Development
6 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Typography
6 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
7 4 (36.36%) Google Play
7 4 (36.36%) Android SDK
8 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 2 (18.18%) TDD
9 2 (18.18%) BDD
9 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
10 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Google Play
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Designer
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile Designer
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile UI Designer
1 7 (63.64%) UI Designer
2 4 (36.36%) Android Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) User Experience
2 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
3 7 (63.64%) Animation
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Android Development
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile Development
4 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Typography
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) Xamarin