The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 45 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Android 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.87% 2.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 7.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
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£350 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-62.22% -6.25%
Android
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 67 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.28% 28.39% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 23
Average daily rate £331 £270 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.40% -13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.87 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% -18.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.97 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Cardiff region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) HTML5
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) CSS3
6 4 (40.00%) Subversion
6 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (40.00%) OOP
7 3 (30.00%) HTTP
7 3 (30.00%) PHP
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) Web Design
7 3 (30.00%) RESTful
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) Ajax
7 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (20.00%) User Experience
8 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (20.00%) Trac
8 2 (20.00%) QUnit
8 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
8 2 (20.00%) Sass
8 2 (20.00%) Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Jenkins

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (20.00%) Trac
2 2 (20.00%) QUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) Hudson
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Web Design
3 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree