The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 33 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Android 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.70% - 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +0.68%
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 22 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.61% 9.69% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 30
Average daily rate £400 £135 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -51.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.50 £35.50
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 Northamptonshire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Northampton - 1 £480 - 1
Android
East Midlands

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) ATDD
4 2 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 2 (33.33%) Android Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) OAuth
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) ATDD
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle