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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 21 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Android 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.76% 1.75% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 10.26% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-46.15% -9.72%
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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
22 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.94% 17.11% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 16
Average daily rate £350 £488 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £618 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 11
Average hourly rate £45.50 £34.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.88% +25.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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
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 4 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Android Development
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Android SDK
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) iPhone
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Designer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Android SDK
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) IAG
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft