The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 25 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 Leeds 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 71 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 1.39% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £351 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +32.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £410 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +13.33%
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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
203 287 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.54% 31.64% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 135 127
Average daily rate £185 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.83% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +135.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.00 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £45.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Android
West Yorkshire

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (72.73%) Apple iOS
2 13 (59.09%) Mobile App
3 9 (40.91%) Android Development
4 8 (36.36%) iPhone
5 7 (31.82%) HTML5
5 7 (31.82%) iOS Development
5 7 (31.82%) Objective-C
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) JSON
6 6 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (22.73%) iPad
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) Handset
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) Apple
8 4 (18.18%) NHS
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) Cocoa
8 4 (18.18%) MVC
8 4 (18.18%) Subversion
8 4 (18.18%) UIKit
8 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
8 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (18.18%) Degree

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQLite
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Xcode
2 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Mobile Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Android Developer
3 4 (18.18%) iPhone Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
1 7 (31.82%) HTML5
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) Cocoa
4 4 (18.18%) UIKit
5 3 (13.64%) CSS3
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) XHTML
7 1 (4.55%) J2ME
7 1 (4.55%) ISAPI
7 1 (4.55%) MAPI
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Mobile App
2 8 (36.36%) iPhone
3 5 (22.73%) iPad
3 5 (22.73%) Handset
4 4 (18.18%) NHS
4 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
5 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (4.55%) Animation
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Android Development
2 7 (31.82%) iOS Development
3 6 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (22.73%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Content Management
8 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
1 7 (31.82%) Objective-C
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) VC++
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Apple
2 2 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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