The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 42 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Android 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 1.32% 4.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.47% 6.67% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.84% -10.78%
Android
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
68 60 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.43% 19.80% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 47
Average daily rate £280 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 13
Average hourly rate £38.13 £46.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% +22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £22.50 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (85.71%) C++
2 9 (64.29%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) C
3 8 (57.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Device Driver
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 5 (35.71%) Electronics
6 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (14.29%) Subversion
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (7.14%) Node.js
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Android Development
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
9 1 (7.14%) SDLC
9 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
9 1 (7.14%) Firmware
9 1 (7.14%) OOP
9 1 (7.14%) OO

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Android Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft