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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 47 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.12% 0.64% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.47% 4.88% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.08% -7.07%
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
139 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.78% 13.18% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 26 29
Average daily rate £325 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.68 £17.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) OOP
3 14 (73.68%) Subversion
3 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
3 14 (73.68%) HTML5
3 14 (73.68%) Apple iOS
3 14 (73.68%) CSS3
4 13 (68.42%) BDD
4 13 (68.42%) Scrum
5 11 (57.89%) TDD
6 9 (47.37%) QUnit
6 9 (47.37%) Jasmine
6 9 (47.37%) Analytics
6 9 (47.37%) Sinon.JS
7 8 (42.11%) JIRA
7 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (36.84%) jQuery
8 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
8 7 (36.84%) RESTful
8 7 (36.84%) Ajax
8 7 (36.84%) MVC
8 7 (36.84%) OO
8 7 (36.84%) Web Services
8 7 (36.84%) Project Management
8 7 (36.84%) SOA
8 7 (36.84%) HTTP
8 7 (36.84%) W3C

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) Fireworks
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) Internet
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
1 14 (73.68%) Subversion
2 9 (47.37%) Jasmine
2 9 (47.37%) QUnit
2 9 (47.37%) Sinon.JS
3 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
4 7 (36.84%) Trac
5 6 (31.58%) Hudson
5 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (26.32%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (26.32%) HTML Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Android Developer
5 3 (15.79%) iOS Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (5.26%) CSS Developer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) CSS
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) CSS3
2 14 (73.68%) HTML5
3 7 (36.84%) Ajax
3 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) RequireJS
3 7 (36.84%) RESTful
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) W3C
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) OOP
3 13 (68.42%) BDD
3 13 (68.42%) Scrum
4 11 (57.89%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) Analytics
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (36.84%) MVC
7 7 (36.84%) OO
7 7 (36.84%) Project Management
7 7 (36.84%) SOA
8 5 (26.32%) Android Development
8 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
9 4 (21.05%) Coaching
9 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
10 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
12 1 (5.26%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) SOASTA, Inc