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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 33 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Android 7 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.05% 5.75% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.07% 22.83% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£331 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-56.92% -8.45%
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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
99 92 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.95% 25.21% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 33
Average daily rate £325 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 21 April 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 8 (72.73%) Android Development
2 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) Laravel
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Symfony
6 2 (18.18%) PHP5
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Google
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Perforce

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) Laravel
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) Symfony
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Android Development
2 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
2 3 (27.27%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PHP5
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Perforce
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter