The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 49 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Android 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.04% 2.56% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.95% 10.53% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£363 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -66.00%
Android
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
152 114 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.39% 24.31% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 46
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £292 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 19
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 5 £350 +34.61% 1
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Games
3 5 (33.33%) Android Development
3 5 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (20.00%) Physics
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (13.33%) 3D Animation
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) iPad
6 2 (13.33%) User Experience
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) Animation
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) iPhone
6 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 2 (13.33%) Subversion
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) B2B
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Apple

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (6.67%) Drupal
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) RFID
1 1 (6.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Android Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Games Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
3 1 (6.67%) OAuth
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) UIKit
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (20.00%) Physics
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (13.33%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Kinect
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) webOS
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Android Development
2 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) 3D Animation
3 2 (13.33%) B2B
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Facebook