The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Android 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.38% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £334
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.80%
Android
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
75 55 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.25% 20.22% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 53
Average daily rate £363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Android
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 13 - - 1
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 22 (95.65%) Android Development
2 20 (86.96%) OpenGL
3 14 (60.87%) JSON
3 14 (60.87%) REST
3 14 (60.87%) Mobile App
4 12 (52.17%) Apple iOS
5 11 (47.83%) Mobile Application Development
5 11 (47.83%) Social Media
5 11 (47.83%) OAuth
6 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) Java
7 9 (39.13%) Mobile Development
8 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
8 6 (26.09%) Games
9 5 (21.74%) Game Development
10 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
10 4 (17.39%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) Degree
10 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
11 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
11 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
11 3 (13.04%) XML
11 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
12 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
12 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
12 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (8.70%) Windows
12 2 (8.70%) OOP
12 2 (8.70%) OOD

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Android Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) OpenGL
2 14 (60.87%) JSON
2 14 (60.87%) REST
3 11 (47.83%) OAuth
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Mobile App
2 11 (47.83%) Social Media
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Android Development
2 11 (47.83%) Mobile Application Development
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Mobile Development
5 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
6 5 (21.74%) Game Development
7 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
8 2 (8.70%) OOP
8 2 (8.70%) OOD
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (8.70%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree