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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 82 63 84
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing Android 10 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 1.55% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.16% 7.25% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
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£350 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £380 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £460 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
316 262 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.77% 21.37% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 111 105
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 -16 8 £350 -20.00% 6
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (45.83%) Android Development
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
8 5 (20.83%) User Experience
8 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
8 5 (20.83%) AirWatch
8 5 (20.83%) MobileIron
8 5 (20.83%) Java
8 5 (20.83%) OO
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) Google
9 4 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
10 3 (12.50%) PhoneGap
10 3 (12.50%) BYOD
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.50%) Publishing
10 3 (12.50%) Open Source

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (4.17%) SCons
2 1 (4.17%) Robot Framework
2 1 (4.17%) Xcode
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) GCC
General
1 3 (12.50%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 10 (41.67%) Applications Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
1 7 (29.17%) HTML5
2 3 (12.50%) PhoneGap
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) Android SDK
3 2 (8.33%) CSS3
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) iOS SDK
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.17%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.50%) BYOD
4 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.17%) iPhone
5 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone 8
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Android Development
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) OO
5 4 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.17%) API Development
8 1 (4.17%) API Testing
8 1 (4.17%) OOD
8 1 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Google
1 5 (20.83%) MobileIron
2 2 (8.33%) Appcelerator
2 2 (8.33%) Apple