The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 214 201 199
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Android Development 45 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.75% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 14
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£333 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £215 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
Android Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7561 6953 5999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.13% 71.86% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4265 3871 3116
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 278 266
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Android Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -15 14 £325 -7.14% 6
Berkshire -5 7 £385 +62.10% 2
Kent - 7 - - 4
West Sussex -14 6 £340 +29.52%
Surrey -6 3 £425 -10.52% 5
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £500 +72.41% 2
Oxfordshire -16 2 £313 - 6
East Sussex - - - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Android Development 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 Development.

1 89 (100.00%) Android
2 51 (57.30%) Java
3 36 (40.45%) Apple iOS
4 35 (39.33%) Android SDK
5 34 (38.20%) iOS Development
6 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (33.71%) JSON
7 30 (33.71%) Mobile App
8 26 (29.21%) Git (software)
9 24 (26.97%) REST
10 21 (23.60%) Unit Testing
11 20 (22.47%) Subversion
11 20 (22.47%) Mobile Development
12 19 (21.35%) HTML
13 18 (20.22%) OO
13 18 (20.22%) Dependency Injection
14 17 (19.10%) OOP
15 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
15 15 (16.85%) Ant
15 15 (16.85%) Maven
16 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (15.73%) User Experience
17 13 (14.61%) CSS
18 12 (13.48%) Google
18 12 (13.48%) Appium
18 12 (13.48%) RoboGuice
18 12 (13.48%) PhoneGap
19 11 (12.36%) HTML5
19 11 (12.36%) Publishing
19 11 (12.36%) Web Services

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Android Development 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.25%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.12%) Node.js
2 1 (1.12%) uiautomator
2 1 (1.12%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) PaaS
1 2 (2.25%) Heroku
1 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.12%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Internet
1 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.25%) RTSP
2 2 (2.25%) NFC
3 1 (1.12%) PPTP
3 1 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) PPP
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQLite
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (29.21%) Git (software)
2 20 (22.47%) Subversion
3 15 (16.85%) Maven
3 15 (16.85%) Ant
4 12 (13.48%) Appium
5 10 (11.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (11.24%) Robotium
5 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
6 9 (10.11%) Artifactory
6 9 (10.11%) Mockito
7 7 (7.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.49%) Gradle
10 3 (3.37%) Selenium
10 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.37%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.25%) Xcode
12 1 (1.12%) GCC
12 1 (1.12%) Grunt
General
1 11 (12.36%) Publishing
2 6 (6.74%) Games
3 5 (5.62%) Finance
4 3 (3.37%) Advertising
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (80.90%) Developer
2 51 (57.30%) Android Developer
3 16 (17.98%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Applications Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (6.74%) iOS Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Android Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Android Software Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.25%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.25%) UI Designer
9 2 (2.25%) Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Designer
9 2 (2.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.33%) Android SDK
2 30 (33.71%) JSON
3 24 (26.97%) REST
4 19 (21.35%) HTML
5 13 (14.61%) CSS
6 12 (13.48%) PhoneGap
6 12 (13.48%) RoboGuice
7 11 (12.36%) HTML5
7 11 (12.36%) Web Services
8 10 (11.24%) JNI
8 10 (11.24%) Android NDK
9 8 (8.99%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.99%) .NET
10 7 (7.87%) XML
10 7 (7.87%) iOS SDK
11 6 (6.74%) jQuery
12 5 (5.62%) OpenGL
13 4 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.49%) Backbone.js
14 3 (3.37%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.71%) Mobile App
2 14 (15.73%) User Experience
3 8 (8.99%) iPhone
4 6 (6.74%) iPad
5 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.37%) GIS
6 3 (3.37%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.25%) EMV
7 2 (2.25%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.25%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.25%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.25%) Open Source
7 2 (2.25%) Social Media
7 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.12%) Kindle
8 1 (1.12%) Life Science
8 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Android
2 36 (40.45%) Apple iOS
3 10 (11.24%) Windows
4 8 (8.99%) Linux
5 5 (5.62%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.12%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) iOS Development
2 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.60%) Unit Testing
4 20 (22.47%) Mobile Development
5 18 (20.22%) Dependency Injection
5 18 (20.22%) OO
6 17 (19.10%) OOP
7 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.24%) User Stories
8 10 (11.24%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.11%) Scrum
10 5 (5.62%) TDD
10 5 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (4.49%) BDD
11 4 (4.49%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.49%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.49%) MVC
12 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.37%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.30%) Java
2 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.11%) SQL
3 9 (10.11%) C++
4 8 (8.99%) C
4 8 (8.99%) C#
5 4 (4.49%) Python
6 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.37%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) ISEB
3 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) ISO 8583
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Firmware
1 1 (1.12%) IAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) SELinux
2 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Google
2 3 (3.37%) Apple
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.25%) Facebook
4 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.12%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.12%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.12%) Lotus
4 1 (1.12%) ION Trading
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