The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 21 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.25% 0.78% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.60% 5.56% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
- +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -66.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.48% 14.01% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 21
Average daily rate £356 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.90 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £30.00 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) Electronics
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Android Development
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Android SDK
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) CSS

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (8.33%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) DOM
4 1 (8.33%) XSL
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
4 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) ArcObjects
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) WebKit
4 1 (8.33%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) CUDA
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Copywriting
3 1 (8.33%) W3C
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) ESRI