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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 36 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Android 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% 1.48% 2.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.82% 4.35% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£200 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -9.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.25%
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
83 92 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.00% 33.95% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 54
Average daily rate £175 £393 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +19.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £190 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 24
Average hourly rate £46.00 £18.55 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.97% -48.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (45.45%) Android Development
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Dell
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) Laravel
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) MobileIron
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Polycom
5 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ISDN
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) PBX
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Xcode
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) Laravel
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) Symfony
3 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
4 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) Durandal
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Android Development
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) PHP5
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Polycom
2 2 (18.18%) MobileIron
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin