The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire 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 42 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Android 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.40% 0.45% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.02% 1.92% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £125 - -
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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
83 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.31% 23.53% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 18
Average daily rate £225 £230 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £203 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £365 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.67 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +36.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £9.90 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £29.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
East Midlands

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 3 £125 - 1
Android
East Midlands

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 13 (100.00%) Android Development
2 9 (69.23%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) iOS Development
3 8 (61.54%) Mobile App
3 8 (61.54%) Apple iOS
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) PHP
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Apple
5 5 (38.46%) WordPress
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 5 (38.46%) Zend
5 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) CSS3
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Xcode
6 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) MySQL
7 3 (23.08%) XHTML
8 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (15.38%) REST
8 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 2 (15.38%) SEO
8 2 (15.38%) LAMP
8 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) Git (software)

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (38.46%) WordPress
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Xcode
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) PHP Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Android Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Android Developer
3 4 (30.77%) iOS Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior iOS Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Programmer
4 3 (23.08%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) XHTML
6 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) LAMP
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Android Development
2 8 (61.54%) iOS Development
3 2 (15.38%) SEO
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Apple
1 5 (38.46%) Zend
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe