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 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 37 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Android 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.00% 2.02% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.53% 13.16% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 28.24% 15.38% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 12
Average daily rate £300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £135 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% -38.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £13.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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
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 25 July 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
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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
Leicester -6 1 £350 +27.27% 1
Loughborough - - - - 1
Android
East Midlands

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (87.50%) Android Development
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
6 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
7 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (12.50%) WordPress
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
7 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) Zend
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) LAMP
7 1 (12.50%) TDD

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (12.50%) WordPress
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Android Development
2 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) Zend
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicestershire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £100 to £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 25 days ago