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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 34 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 6 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.86% 3.31% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.45% 8.40% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 15
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% -2.77%
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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
93 131 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.79% 39.46% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 64 53
Average daily rate £175 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £11.50 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £48.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 November 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Dell
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) ISDN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) PBX
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (25.00%) ISDN
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) PBX
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (12.50%) Durandal
2 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Polycom
2 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin