The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 17 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 Hampshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 75 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Contract jobs citing Android 41 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.98% 0.59% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.41% 2.41% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 3
Average daily rate £300 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £365 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.09%
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
640 415 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.86% 24.37% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 246 180
Average daily rate £321 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 59 85
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.96% -43.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
South East

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Hampshire region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Southampton -3 9 £450 +28.57% 4
Farnborough - 3 £388 -
Basingstoke - 1 £350 - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - - 4
Havant - - - - 2
Portsmouth - - - -
Romsey - - - -
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 40 (54.05%) Apple iOS
2 39 (52.70%) JavaScript
3 36 (48.65%) Mobile App
4 35 (47.30%) Android Development
5 29 (39.19%) .NET
6 26 (35.14%) JSON
6 26 (35.14%) Git (software)
7 24 (32.43%) XML
8 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
8 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (27.03%) Mobile Application Development
10 19 (25.68%) CSS
10 19 (25.68%) Linux
11 18 (24.32%) HTML
12 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
13 14 (18.92%) jQuery
13 14 (18.92%) Android SDK
14 13 (17.57%) Java
14 13 (17.57%) PHP
15 12 (16.22%) iOS Development
16 10 (13.51%) Windows
16 10 (13.51%) OO
16 10 (13.51%) Xcode
17 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (12.16%) MySQL
18 7 (9.46%) PHP5
18 7 (9.46%) Requirements Analysis
18 7 (9.46%) Usability Testing
18 7 (9.46%) OOP
18 7 (9.46%) Windows Phone

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (4.05%) Lync
2 2 (2.70%) Mule
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) PaaS
1 6 (8.11%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Firewall
1 6 (8.11%) VPN
2 3 (4.05%) DNS
2 3 (4.05%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.70%) AMQP
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.35%) RTSP
4 1 (1.35%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) MySQL
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.35%) Big Data
3 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.51%) Xcode
3 5 (6.76%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.70%) Publishing
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Android Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Web Developer
5 8 (10.81%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (10.81%) PHP Developer
6 7 (9.46%) iOS Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Designer
7 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (4.05%) UI Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Graphic Designer
10 2 (2.70%) UI Designer
10 2 (2.70%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.19%) .NET
2 26 (35.14%) JSON
3 24 (32.43%) XML
4 19 (25.68%) CSS
5 18 (24.32%) HTML
6 14 (18.92%) jQuery
6 14 (18.92%) Android SDK
7 5 (6.76%) Cocoa
8 4 (5.41%) J2ME
8 4 (5.41%) iOS SDK
9 3 (4.05%) Web Services
10 2 (2.70%) Middleware
10 2 (2.70%) REST
10 2 (2.70%) CSS3
10 2 (2.70%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.70%) D3.js
10 2 (2.70%) Highcharts JS
10 2 (2.70%) Sass
10 2 (2.70%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (48.65%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.05%) PKI
3 3 (4.05%) Animation
3 3 (4.05%) iPhone
3 3 (4.05%) Open Source
4 2 (2.70%) Wiki
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Apple iOS
2 19 (25.68%) Linux
3 10 (13.51%) Windows
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.35%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Android Development
2 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.03%) Mobile Application Development
4 12 (16.22%) iOS Development
5 10 (13.51%) OO
6 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.46%) Usability Testing
7 7 (9.46%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) OOP
7 7 (9.46%) Information Architecture
7 7 (9.46%) Software Architecture
8 6 (8.11%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.11%) TDD
8 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.76%) Customer Insight
9 5 (6.76%) Analytics
10 3 (4.05%) MVC
10 3 (4.05%) Scrum
11 2 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.57%) PHP
2 13 (17.57%) Java
3 7 (9.46%) PHP5
4 5 (6.76%) C++
5 4 (5.41%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.05%) C#
7 2 (2.70%) C
7 2 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) PhD
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.05%) UAG
2 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
1 2 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) HP
1 6 (8.11%) VMware
2 2 (2.70%) Splunk
2 2 (2.70%) Twitter
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Apple
3 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.35%) webMethods
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