The first table below looks at the demand for Android 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 118 146 164
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +18
Contract jobs citing Android 137 84 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 1.00% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.72% 4.64% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 33 34
Average daily rate £325 £330 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.17% -21.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £17.00 £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.09%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2394 1811 2228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.67% 21.61% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 837 933
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 248 302
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £12.47 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
England

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Android
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 across the South East region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Android
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 across the South East region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Android
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 51 £400 +60.00% 21
Hampshire +28 41 £300 -11.76% 14
Surrey -19 17 £438 +9.50% 8
East Sussex - 11 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 9 £268 -6.95% 4
Middlesex -1 4 £330 - 4
West Sussex - 3 £263 - 5
Oxfordshire -5 1 - - 10
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 6
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 145 (63.04%) Apple iOS
2 97 (42.17%) Android Development
3 94 (40.87%) Mobile App
4 79 (34.35%) HTML
5 66 (28.70%) JavaScript
6 57 (24.78%) CSS
7 56 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (23.91%) .NET
9 52 (22.61%) iOS Development
10 46 (20.00%) Windows
11 44 (19.13%) XML
11 44 (19.13%) HTML5
12 41 (17.83%) Java
13 40 (17.39%) JSON
14 38 (16.52%) jQuery
15 37 (16.09%) Linux
16 36 (15.65%) Security Cleared
17 35 (15.22%) CSS3
18 33 (14.35%) Blackberry
19 30 (13.04%) Git (software)
20 26 (11.30%) Android SDK
20 26 (11.30%) Mobile Application Development
20 26 (11.30%) C#
21 25 (10.87%) OO
21 25 (10.87%) Adobe
21 25 (10.87%) iPhone
21 25 (10.87%) Axure RP
22 24 (10.43%) Scrum
23 22 (9.57%) SC Cleared
24 20 (8.70%) Windows Phone

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.17%) Lync
1 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.74%) CMS
3 3 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.30%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.87%) IIS
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.87%) Mule
4 2 (0.87%) Node.js
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) nginx
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (3.91%) MS Office
2 7 (3.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (3.04%) Adobe After Effects
2 7 (3.04%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.17%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.61%) PaaS
1 6 (2.61%) IaaS
2 2 (0.87%) SaaS
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.91%) Firewall
1 9 (3.91%) VPN
2 6 (2.61%) Internet
3 4 (1.74%) DNS
3 4 (1.74%) VoIP
4 3 (1.30%) LDAP
4 3 (1.30%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.30%) NFC
5 2 (0.87%) HSPA
5 2 (0.87%) LTE
5 2 (0.87%) AMQP
5 2 (0.87%) LAN
5 2 (0.87%) HTTP
5 2 (0.87%) WAN
5 2 (0.87%) WCDMA
5 2 (0.87%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.87%) Wireless
6 1 (0.43%) RTSP
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.22%) MySQL
2 7 (3.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.30%) SQLite
5 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.87%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.87%) Axure RP
3 19 (8.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 17 (7.39%) Xcode
5 12 (5.22%) Subversion
6 9 (3.91%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (2.17%) JIRA
9 4 (1.74%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.30%) JMeter
10 3 (1.30%) Selenium
10 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.30%) Calabash
10 3 (1.30%) LoadUI
10 3 (1.30%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.30%) PhoneGap
11 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.87%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.87%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.43%) Mockito
General
1 20 (8.70%) Retail
2 17 (7.39%) Automotive
3 13 (5.65%) Finance
4 11 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.35%) Publishing
5 10 (4.35%) Games
6 7 (3.04%) Marketing
7 6 (2.61%) Electronics
8 5 (2.17%) Advertising
9 2 (0.87%) Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 113 (49.13%) Developer
2 44 (19.13%) Android Developer
3 31 (13.48%) Designer
4 21 (9.13%) Mobile Developer
5 20 (8.70%) User Experience Designer
6 19 (8.26%) Web Developer
7 18 (7.83%) iOS Developer
8 15 (6.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 13 (5.65%) Software Engineer
10 12 (5.22%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.22%) Architect
11 10 (4.35%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
12 9 (3.91%) Senior Designer
12 9 (3.91%) Senior User Experience Designer
13 8 (3.48%) Mobile Web Developer
13 8 (3.48%) PHP Developer
13 8 (3.48%) PHP Web Developer
14 7 (3.04%) Analyst
15 6 (2.61%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (34.35%) HTML
2 57 (24.78%) CSS
3 55 (23.91%) .NET
4 44 (19.13%) XML
4 44 (19.13%) HTML5
5 40 (17.39%) JSON
6 38 (16.52%) jQuery
7 35 (15.22%) CSS3
8 26 (11.30%) Android SDK
9 18 (7.83%) ASP.NET
10 17 (7.39%) SOAP
10 17 (7.39%) Web Services
10 17 (7.39%) iOS SDK
11 14 (6.09%) REST
11 14 (6.09%) Cocoa
12 13 (5.65%) Ajax
13 9 (3.91%) Sencha Touch
14 6 (2.61%) Spring
14 6 (2.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 6 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 94 (40.87%) Mobile App
2 33 (14.35%) Blackberry
3 25 (10.87%) iPhone
4 19 (8.26%) iPad
5 13 (5.65%) Smartphone
6 12 (5.22%) Animation
7 9 (3.91%) Handset
7 9 (3.91%) Visualisation
7 9 (3.91%) Open Source
8 7 (3.04%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.61%) Device Driver
9 6 (2.61%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (2.17%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.30%) PKI
13 2 (0.87%) Copywriting
13 2 (0.87%) Wiki
13 2 (0.87%) Social Network
13 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 145 (63.04%) Apple iOS
2 46 (20.00%) Windows
3 37 (16.09%) Linux
4 20 (8.70%) Windows Phone
5 10 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.74%) webOS
7 4 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.30%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.30%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) UNIX
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (42.17%) Android Development
2 56 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (22.61%) iOS Development
4 26 (11.30%) Mobile Application Development
5 25 (10.87%) OO
6 24 (10.43%) Scrum
7 20 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.39%) Analytics
9 16 (6.96%) Usability Testing
10 14 (6.09%) TDD
11 13 (5.65%) Automated Testing
12 12 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.78%) Multithreading
13 11 (4.78%) Unit Testing
13 11 (4.78%) OOP
14 10 (4.35%) Software Architecture
15 9 (3.91%) Rapid Prototyping
15 9 (3.91%) Information Architecture
15 9 (3.91%) Web Analytics
15 9 (3.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 66 (28.70%) JavaScript
2 41 (17.83%) Java
3 26 (11.30%) C#
4 19 (8.26%) C++
5 18 (7.83%) C
6 17 (7.39%) Objective-C
7 16 (6.96%) PHP
8 9 (3.91%) SQL
9 7 (3.04%) PHP5
10 5 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.30%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.30%) VC++
11 3 (1.30%) Python
11 3 (1.30%) GLSL
12 2 (0.87%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (0.87%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.87%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.09%) Degree
4 10 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.43%) PhD
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.65%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.48%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.30%) UAG
3 3 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) SCCM
2 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.87%) Puppet
2 2 (0.87%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (10.87%) Adobe
2 19 (8.26%) Appcelerator
3 14 (6.09%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.22%) Apple
5 10 (4.35%) HP
5 10 (4.35%) VMware
6 9 (3.91%) Sencha
6 9 (3.91%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.17%) Google
8 4 (1.74%) Symbian
8 4 (1.74%) CODA
9 3 (1.30%) Cisco
9 3 (1.30%) Oracle
9 3 (1.30%) Lotus
10 2 (0.87%) Telerik
10 2 (0.87%) Splunk
10 2 (0.87%) Facebook
10 2 (0.87%) Twitter
10 2 (0.87%) MKS
10 2 (0.87%) Perforce
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