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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 221 189 189
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Contract jobs citing Android Development 35 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.74% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 13
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£333 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £331 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.45% +0.37%
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 £43.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -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
7455 6645 5693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.20% 72.61% 71.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4157 3629 2892
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 271 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 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
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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 -7 18 £325 -7.14% 6
Berkshire -6 6 £370 +55.78% 6
Surrey -9 4 £400 -15.78% 9
Kent - 3 - - 3
Oxfordshire -16 1 £325 - 9
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 83 (100.00%) Android
2 48 (57.83%) Java
3 36 (43.37%) Apple iOS
4 34 (40.96%) iOS Development
5 30 (36.14%) Android SDK
5 30 (36.14%) Git (software)
6 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (30.12%) JSON
7 22 (26.51%) Subversion
8 21 (25.30%) Unit Testing
9 20 (24.10%) REST
9 20 (24.10%) Mobile Development
10 19 (22.89%) Mobile App
10 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
11 18 (21.69%) HTML
11 18 (21.69%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (20.48%) OOP
13 16 (19.28%) OO
13 16 (19.28%) PhoneGap
14 15 (18.07%) Ant
14 15 (18.07%) Maven
15 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (16.87%) CSS
16 13 (15.66%) Publishing
16 13 (15.66%) Google
17 12 (14.46%) RoboGuice
18 11 (13.25%) Appium
18 11 (13.25%) HTML5
18 11 (13.25%) Web Services
19 10 (12.05%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (2.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Node.js
2 1 (1.20%) uiautomator
2 1 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) PaaS
1 4 (4.82%) Heroku
2 3 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (3.61%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Internet
1 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.41%) RTSP
1 2 (2.41%) NFC
2 1 (1.20%) PPTP
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) PPP
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) MySQL
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) SQLite
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (36.14%) Git (software)
2 22 (26.51%) Subversion
3 15 (18.07%) Maven
3 15 (18.07%) Ant
4 11 (13.25%) Appium
5 10 (12.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (12.05%) Robotium
5 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
6 9 (10.84%) Artifactory
6 9 (10.84%) Mockito
7 8 (9.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (4.82%) Gradle
8 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.61%) Xcode
10 2 (2.41%) Selenium
10 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.41%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.20%) Grunt
11 1 (1.20%) Android Studio
General
1 13 (15.66%) Publishing
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Advertising
3 3 (3.61%) Games
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (87.95%) Developer
2 50 (60.24%) Android Developer
3 21 (25.30%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Applications Developer
4 7 (8.43%) iOS Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.61%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.61%) Android Software Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Senior Android Developer
7 2 (2.41%) Platform Architect
7 2 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (2.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.41%) Architect
7 2 (2.41%) Analyst
7 2 (2.41%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.20%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.20%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.20%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.14%) Android SDK
2 25 (30.12%) JSON
3 20 (24.10%) REST
4 18 (21.69%) HTML
5 16 (19.28%) PhoneGap
6 14 (16.87%) CSS
7 12 (14.46%) RoboGuice
8 11 (13.25%) Web Services
8 11 (13.25%) HTML5
9 10 (12.05%) .NET
9 10 (12.05%) JNI
9 10 (12.05%) Android NDK
10 9 (10.84%) jQuery
11 8 (9.64%) iOS SDK
11 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.02%) Backbone.js
12 5 (6.02%) XML
13 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
13 4 (4.82%) Django
13 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.84%) User Experience
3 8 (9.64%) iPhone
4 6 (7.23%) iPad
5 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.41%) EMV
6 2 (2.41%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.41%) GIS
6 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.41%) Open Source
6 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.20%) Kindle
7 1 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.20%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Android
2 36 (43.37%) Apple iOS
3 9 (10.84%) Windows
4 7 (8.43%) Linux
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) iOS Development
2 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.30%) Unit Testing
4 20 (24.10%) Mobile Development
5 18 (21.69%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (20.48%) OOP
7 16 (19.28%) OO
8 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.05%) User Stories
9 10 (12.05%) Automated Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Scrum
11 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.02%) Web Development
12 5 (6.02%) TDD
12 5 (6.02%) MVC
13 4 (4.82%) Mobile Application Development
14 3 (3.61%) Test Automation
14 3 (3.61%) MVVM
14 3 (3.61%) BDD
14 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.83%) Java
2 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.05%) C#
3 10 (12.05%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) C
5 6 (7.23%) C++
6 5 (6.02%) Python
6 5 (6.02%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.82%) PHP
8 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) ISO 8583
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Firmware
1 1 (1.20%) IAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Google
2 2 (2.41%) Facebook
2 2 (2.41%) Apple
3 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) Lotus
3 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.20%) Sencha
3 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator
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