The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 38 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.16% 4.17% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.56% 17.02% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
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- £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
Android
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 17.63% 24.48% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 25
Average daily rate £260 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.94% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £27.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Android Development
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Publishing
5 1 (11.11%) CMS
5 1 (11.11%) Games
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) Kinect
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Facebook
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) JSON

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) RFID
1 1 (11.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
1 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (11.11%) CakePHP
1 1 (11.11%) OAuth
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Kinect
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Android Development
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
1 1 (11.11%) Zend
1 1 (11.11%) Facebook