The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 42 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Android 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.47% 1.02% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.20% 6.00% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
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£300 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-54.30% -7.14%
Android
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 50 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.45% 17.06% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 36
Average daily rate £255 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 17
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £37.10 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Android
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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
Bath +12 4 £300 -14.28%
Android
South West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (62.50%) Android Development
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (50.00%) Google
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Nagios
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
2 1 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
2 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
2 1 (12.50%) Infor
2 1 (12.50%) Kerio
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) NEC
2 1 (12.50%) ATG
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel