The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 18 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 82 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 13 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.81% 1.01% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.80% 4.68% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 2
Average daily rate £260 £350 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £329 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -0.69%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
342 278 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.20% 21.53% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 99 119
Average daily rate £245 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 57 50
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
England

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Android
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Android
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 6 £400 - 1
Leicestershire -8 5 £125 - 3
Nottinghamshire -8 2 £125 -64.28% 3
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 24 (68.57%) Apple iOS
2 22 (62.86%) Mobile App
3 17 (48.57%) Android Development
4 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (40.00%) HTML
5 13 (37.14%) jQuery
6 12 (34.29%) HTML5
6 12 (34.29%) Java
7 11 (31.43%) CSS
7 11 (31.43%) Windows
7 11 (31.43%) iOS Development
8 9 (25.71%) .NET
8 9 (25.71%) SAP
8 9 (25.71%) Adobe
8 9 (25.71%) Apple
8 9 (25.71%) iPhone
9 8 (22.86%) PHP
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) Web Services
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Phone
10 7 (20.00%) iOS SDK
10 7 (20.00%) REST
10 7 (20.00%) SOAP
10 7 (20.00%) Objective-C
10 7 (20.00%) Ajax
11 6 (17.14%) Google
11 6 (17.14%) Xcode
11 6 (17.14%) XML
11 6 (17.14%) MySQL
12 5 (14.29%) MVC

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (14.29%) WordPress
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VLAN
1 2 (5.71%) Wireless
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) SQLite
3 1 (2.86%) Infinispan
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Xcode
2 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 5 (14.29%) PhoneGap
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.43%) Selenium
4 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) Serena SBM
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.86%) Gradle
6 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Applications Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Android Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Architect
5 5 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
5 5 (14.29%) iOS Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Android Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior iOS Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) HTML
2 13 (37.14%) jQuery
3 12 (34.29%) HTML5
4 11 (31.43%) CSS
5 9 (25.71%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) iOS SDK
7 7 (20.00%) REST
7 7 (20.00%) SOAP
7 7 (20.00%) Ajax
8 6 (17.14%) XML
9 5 (14.29%) CSS3
9 5 (14.29%) Android SDK
10 4 (11.43%) LAMP
10 4 (11.43%) Middleware
10 4 (11.43%) J2EE
11 3 (8.57%) XHTML
11 3 (8.57%) J2ME
11 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
11 3 (8.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) Mobile App
2 9 (25.71%) iPhone
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 2 (5.71%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Social Media
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Apple iOS
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Phone
4 3 (8.57%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Android Development
2 11 (31.43%) iOS Development
3 5 (14.29%) MVC
4 4 (11.43%) TDD
4 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) ATDD
6 2 (5.71%) BDD
6 2 (5.71%) Test Management
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.71%) SEO
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) PHP
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (8.57%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) VB
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ISEB
1 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) SAP
1 9 (25.71%) Adobe
1 9 (25.71%) Apple
2 6 (17.14%) Google
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Zend
4 4 (11.43%) Sybase
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Symbian
5 3 (8.57%) Sencha
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) JBoss
7 1 (2.86%) BMC
7 1 (2.86%) Serena