The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 22 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 21 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.69% 3.15% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.34% 8.96% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 11
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £355 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.56% -0.67%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
94 134 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.47% 35.17% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 71
Average daily rate £375 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 34
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £40.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
Cambridgeshire

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 18 (72.00%) Apple iOS
2 17 (68.00%) Android Development
3 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (56.00%) iOS Development
5 13 (52.00%) Web Services
5 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 13 (52.00%) OO
6 12 (48.00%) CSS
7 11 (44.00%) Apache
7 11 (44.00%) XHTML
7 11 (44.00%) MySQL
7 11 (44.00%) PHP
7 11 (44.00%) Nagios
7 11 (44.00%) LAMP
7 11 (44.00%) Ubuntu
7 11 (44.00%) Ajax
7 11 (44.00%) PHP5
7 11 (44.00%) jQuery
7 11 (44.00%) WordPress
8 7 (28.00%) Java
9 6 (24.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
10 4 (16.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) C
10 4 (16.00%) HTML5
10 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
11 3 (12.00%) PhoneGap

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (44.00%) Apache
1 11 (44.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQLite
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) Robotium
General
1 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) Web Services
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) XHTML
4 11 (44.00%) LAMP
4 11 (44.00%) Ajax
4 11 (44.00%) jQuery
5 4 (16.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) WPF
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE
6 1 (4.00%) J2SE
6 1 (4.00%) SOAP
6 1 (4.00%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Android Development
2 14 (56.00%) iOS Development
3 13 (52.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) OOP
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) PHP
2 11 (44.00%) PHP5
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
5 4 (16.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) Korn
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Motorola
1 2 (8.00%) Intel
1 2 (8.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Perforce
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Facebook
2 1 (4.00%) Sencha
2 1 (4.00%) Google