The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 21 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Contract jobs citing Android 19 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.51% 3.12% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.94% 11.85% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 1
Median daily rate £340 £205 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.85% -10.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+145.16% +3.33%
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
68 135 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.71% 26.32% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 82 87
Median daily rate £350 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £190 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 27
Median hourly rate £17.25 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Android.

1 22 (73.33%) Android Development
2 16 (53.33%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) Apple iOS
3 14 (46.67%) Mobile App
4 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) Multithreading
5 11 (36.67%) Data Structures
6 10 (33.33%) Memory Management
6 10 (33.33%) Android SDK
6 10 (33.33%) Mercurial
7 9 (30.00%) iOS Development
8 8 (26.67%) RxJava
8 8 (26.67%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) Objective-C
9 6 (20.00%) Android Studio
10 5 (16.67%) Xcode
10 5 (16.67%) C++
11 4 (13.33%) iOS SDK
11 4 (13.33%) Mobile Development
11 4 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
12 3 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (10.00%) CRM
12 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
13 2 (6.67%) ERP
13 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
13 2 (6.67%) UX Design
13 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (6.67%) Augmented Reality

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Force.com
1 1 (3.33%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 6 (20.00%) Android Studio
4 5 (16.67%) Xcode
5 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) Android Developer
3 9 (30.00%) iOS Developer
4 5 (16.67%) iOS Android Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Objective-C Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Android Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile UX Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.33%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 8 (26.67%) RxJava
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) iOS SDK
4 3 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) COM
6 1 (3.33%) Gson
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.33%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) Visualforce
6 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Mobile App
2 11 (36.67%) Data Structures
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Android Development
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Multithreading
4 10 (33.33%) Memory Management
5 9 (30.00%) iOS Development
6 4 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (13.33%) Mobile Development
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
8 2 (6.67%) ERP
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) UX Design
9 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.33%) Presales
9 1 (3.33%) Product Management
9 1 (3.33%) Prototyping
9 1 (3.33%) System Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 5 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) SOQL
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe
1 1 (3.33%) Apple
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (3.33%) SAP
1 1 (3.33%) Siebel
1 1 (3.33%) Xamarin