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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 232 229 211
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Android Development 37 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 14
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£345 £368 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -
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
7588 6930 6502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.69% 74.39% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4671 3921 3588
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 270 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.03 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Kent - 11 - - 2
Berkshire -3 8 £313 -24.24% 4
Buckinghamshire -14 6 £350 -6.66% 4
Surrey -4 3 £400 +8.84% 5
Hampshire -6 3 £275 -8.33% 7
West Sussex -13 3 £345 +25.45% 1
East Sussex - 2 £438 -
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Oxfordshire -21 1 - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 95 (100.00%) Android
2 53 (55.79%) Mobile App
3 48 (50.53%) Apple iOS
4 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (42.11%) iOS Development
6 39 (41.05%) REST
7 37 (38.95%) Java
8 35 (36.84%) JSON
9 32 (33.68%) Mobile Development
10 29 (30.53%) Android SDK
11 23 (24.21%) User Experience
12 21 (22.11%) OpenGL
13 13 (13.68%) Software Engineering
14 12 (12.63%) Mobile Application Development
15 11 (11.58%) OAuth
15 11 (11.58%) Social Media
16 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
16 10 (10.53%) C++
17 9 (9.47%) Web Services
17 9 (9.47%) Games
18 8 (8.42%) HTML
18 8 (8.42%) C
18 8 (8.42%) Google
19 7 (7.37%) C#
19 7 (7.37%) CSS
19 7 (7.37%) Scrum
19 7 (7.37%) Objective-C
20 6 (6.32%) Device Driver
20 6 (6.32%) Windows
20 6 (6.32%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.05%) Wireless
2 1 (1.05%) RTSP
2 1 (1.05%) NFC
2 1 (1.05%) LTE
2 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.16%) Appium
3 3 (3.16%) Selenium
4 2 (2.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.05%) SCons
5 1 (1.05%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.05%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.05%) GCC
5 1 (1.05%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 9 (9.47%) Games
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Electronics
4 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (76.84%) Developer
2 47 (49.47%) Android Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Applications Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Programmer
7 6 (6.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Designer
8 5 (5.26%) iOS Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.11%) Tester
10 2 (2.11%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Android Software Engineer
10 2 (2.11%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (2.11%) Interface Designer
10 2 (2.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 2 (2.11%) UI Designer
10 2 (2.11%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.05%) REST
2 35 (36.84%) JSON
3 29 (30.53%) Android SDK
4 21 (22.11%) OpenGL
5 11 (11.58%) OAuth
6 9 (9.47%) Web Services
7 8 (8.42%) HTML
8 7 (7.37%) CSS
9 6 (6.32%) PhoneGap
10 5 (5.26%) SOAP
10 5 (5.26%) XML
10 5 (5.26%) Cocoa
11 4 (4.21%) HTML5
12 2 (2.11%) Flash
12 2 (2.11%) .NET
12 2 (2.11%) CSS3
12 2 (2.11%) iOS SDK
12 2 (2.11%) Apache Cordova
13 1 (1.05%) FFmpeg
13 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (55.79%) Mobile App
2 23 (24.21%) User Experience
3 11 (11.58%) Social Media
4 6 (6.32%) Device Driver
5 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.21%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.16%) GIS
8 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.05%) CCTV
9 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.05%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.05%) EMV
9 1 (1.05%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.05%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Android
2 48 (50.53%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.32%) Windows
4 4 (4.21%) Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.05%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.11%) iOS Development
3 32 (33.68%) Mobile Development
4 13 (13.68%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.63%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (7.37%) Scrum
7 6 (6.32%) Multithreading
8 5 (5.26%) OO
8 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.26%) Low Latency
8 5 (5.26%) Game Development
9 3 (3.16%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.16%) Memory Management
9 3 (3.16%) BDD
9 3 (3.16%) Project Management
9 3 (3.16%) TDD
9 3 (3.16%) Test Management
9 3 (3.16%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.16%) Load Testing
10 2 (2.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.95%) Java
2 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.53%) C++
3 8 (8.42%) C
4 7 (7.37%) C#
4 7 (7.37%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.21%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.11%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.11%) Python
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) SQL
7 1 (1.05%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.05%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) ISEB
3 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.21%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) SELinux
2 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Google
2 6 (6.32%) Apple
3 4 (4.21%) ION Trading
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.16%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.05%) MobileIron
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