The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 50 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Contract jobs citing Android 24 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.46% 0.68% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 2.88% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Average daily rate £350 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.08% -7.07%
Android
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
228 278 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.34% 23.50% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 105
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 26
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.42 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 21 £350 -4.43% 1
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 34 (79.07%) Android Development
2 31 (72.09%) Java
3 24 (55.81%) Mobile App
4 22 (51.16%) Android SDK
5 18 (41.86%) SOAP
6 17 (39.53%) Eclipse
7 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (32.56%) Android Studio
8 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
8 13 (30.23%) HTML
9 12 (27.91%) Banking
10 11 (25.58%) Windows
10 11 (25.58%) Apple iOS
11 10 (23.26%) Finance
11 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
12 9 (20.93%) CSS
13 8 (18.60%) HTML5
14 7 (16.28%) Python
15 6 (13.95%) OO
15 6 (13.95%) C#
16 5 (11.63%) C++
16 5 (11.63%) C
16 5 (11.63%) Linux
16 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
16 5 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (11.63%) Objective-C
16 5 (11.63%) Subversion
16 5 (11.63%) Retail
16 5 (11.63%) Google
16 5 (11.63%) Degree

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (11.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Heroku
1 4 (9.30%) PaaS
2 2 (4.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (4.65%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (9.30%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Eclipse
2 14 (32.56%) Android Studio
3 5 (11.63%) gulp
3 5 (11.63%) Subversion
3 5 (11.63%) webpack
4 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (27.91%) Banking
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 27 (62.79%) Android Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Applications Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Applications Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (2.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile UI Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile UI/UX Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile UX Developer
7 1 (2.33%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) Android SDK
2 18 (41.86%) SOAP
3 13 (30.23%) HTML
4 9 (20.93%) CSS
5 8 (18.60%) HTML5
6 5 (11.63%) CSS3
6 5 (11.63%) Sass
6 5 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.65%) Django
7 2 (4.65%) Ember.js
7 2 (4.65%) REST
8 1 (2.33%) .NET
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.33%) Middleware
8 1 (2.33%) WSDL
8 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.30%) Device Driver
3 4 (9.30%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) BYOD
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Apple iOS
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Phone
4 3 (6.98%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Android Development
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.95%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) DevOps
5 5 (11.63%) Mobile Development
5 5 (11.63%) Multithreading
6 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Low Latency
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (6.98%) Open Source
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.65%) TDD
9 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Data Management
9 1 (2.33%) Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) UML
9 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) C
5 5 (11.63%) C++
5 5 (11.63%) ES6
5 5 (11.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Google
2 4 (9.30%) MobileIron
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft