The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Middlesex 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 25 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Android 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.60% 1.50% 2.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.26% 6.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £330 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.09%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.60% 25.00% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 26
Average daily rate £394 £570 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.92% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +75.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
South East

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 17 April 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 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (33.33%) GLSL
4 3 (33.33%) Device Driver
4 3 (33.33%) OpenGL
4 3 (33.33%) Qt
5 2 (22.22%) GPGPU
5 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Copywriting
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) NFC
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Graphics Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 3 (33.33%) Qt
1 3 (33.33%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (22.22%) Android NDK
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
3 1 (11.11%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Device Driver
4 2 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (22.22%) Copywriting
4 2 (22.22%) GPGPU
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (11.11%) CUDA
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (11.11%) Animation
5 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce