The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Ipswich 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Android 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.33% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £334 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 12 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 26.74% 17.14% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 20
Average daily rate £213 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £9.38 £10.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.80 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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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 10 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Android SDK
2 7 (87.50%) Project Planning
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 7 (87.50%) Change Management
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) OO

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Android SDK
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) Change Management
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) PHP