The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 60 72 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing Android 8 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.91% 0.11% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 0.83% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +50.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £475 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £32.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-57.69% -11.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
168 120 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.13% 13.11% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 65 66
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £298 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Bristol region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Android also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android.

1 10 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) HTTP
3 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 7 (46.67%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) Sass
4 6 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (40.00%) Appcelerator
4 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (40.00%) Ember.js
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Phone
4 6 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (40.00%) Express
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (40.00%) Node.js
4 6 (40.00%) Content Management
4 6 (40.00%) CMS
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
6 4 (26.67%) Android Development
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (20.00%) C++

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Android also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) Node.js
1 6 (40.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) DVB
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) DLNA
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Android Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) TestNG
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) RESTful
1 7 (46.67%) HTML5
1 7 (46.67%) Sass
2 6 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 6 (40.00%) Ember.js
2 6 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
2 6 (40.00%) Express
2 6 (40.00%) CSS3
2 6 (40.00%) SOAP
2 6 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (13.33%) LESS
5 2 (13.33%) Android SDK
6 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (6.67%) UIKit
6 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) DTV
1 2 (13.33%) MPEG
1 2 (13.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) STB
2 1 (6.67%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 6 (40.00%) Content Management
2 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (26.67%) Android Development
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) DRM
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (6.67%) Apple