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 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 48 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Android 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.58% 1.84% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 7.27% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -66.00%
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
51 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.83% 25.35% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 17
Average daily rate £300 £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £320 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +28.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.30 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.30 £21.53
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 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 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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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 +3 1 - - 5
Street - - - -
Android
South West

Android
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (20.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) CA

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) eggPlant
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) MobileIron