The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow 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 Hounslow 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 - 14 11
Contract jobs citing Android 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 5.97% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 13.33% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate - £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 20.83% 44.78% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 8
Average daily rate £380 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
London

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Android
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Xcode
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C