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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 50 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing Android 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.39% 2.96% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% 11.11% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
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£230 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.71 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.27% -52.78%
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
156 99 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.41% 26.68% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 39 82
Average daily rate £350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 60
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%

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 19 August 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 9 (64.29%) Android Development
2 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (42.86%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) PHP
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Apache
5 4 (28.57%) XHTML
5 4 (28.57%) LAMP
5 4 (28.57%) Nagios
5 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 4 (28.57%) PHP5
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) WordPress
6 3 (21.43%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) JUnit
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQLite
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Robotium
2 1 (7.14%) WinRunner
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) LAMP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) LAMP
3 4 (28.57%) Ajax
3 4 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
5 1 (7.14%) Sencha Touch
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) Kendo UI
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Android Development
2 6 (42.86%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PHP5
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Intel
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
1 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
1 1 (7.14%) Motorola
1 1 (7.14%) Perforce
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Sencha
1 1 (7.14%) Facebook
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