The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 24 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Android 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.65% 2.82% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 14.29% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-54.30% -7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 24.03% 19.72% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 6
Average daily rate £250 £235 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £23.50 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £11.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agilent
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) TestLink
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Agilent