The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 130 127 166
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +39
Contract jobs citing Android 117 154 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.62% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.07% 6.45% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 106 60
Median daily rate £345 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £276 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.75% +43.33%
Android
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1654 2387 2478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.42% 25.04% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 1345 1281
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 238 217
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +11.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +37 41 £370 +64.44% 8
Buckinghamshire +13 20 £335 -21.17% 4
Hampshire +21 14 £328 -8.07% 10
Kent +6 12 £325 +14.03% 3
West Sussex -29 11 £488 +34.48% 2
East Sussex +9 9 £450 - 3
Surrey +8 7 £150 -62.50% 5
Oxfordshire -7 1 £400 +45.45% 13
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Android.

1 91 (46.43%) Apple iOS
2 90 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (38.78%) Android Development
4 69 (35.20%) Windows
5 67 (34.18%) Mobile App
6 46 (23.47%) Java
7 45 (22.96%) Mobile Development
8 40 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 37 (18.88%) C#
10 34 (17.35%) Active Directory
11 32 (16.33%) .NET
12 31 (15.82%) Xamarin
13 28 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 26 (13.27%) Android SDK
15 25 (12.76%) Git (software)
15 25 (12.76%) JavaScript
15 25 (12.76%) TDD
15 25 (12.76%) Windows Server
16 24 (12.24%) CSS
17 23 (11.73%) iOS Development
18 22 (11.22%) User Experience
18 22 (11.22%) SQL
18 22 (11.22%) HTML
18 22 (11.22%) Linux
19 21 (10.71%) Apple
19 21 (10.71%) Scrum
19 21 (10.71%) REST
20 20 (10.20%) Degree
21 19 (9.69%) JSON
21 19 (9.69%) VMware

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.63%) Skype for Business
3 12 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.55%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.53%) IIS
7 2 (1.02%) Apache
7 2 (1.02%) CMS
7 2 (1.02%) Confluence
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.02%) WordPress
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (9.18%) MS Excel
1 18 (9.18%) MS Office
2 11 (5.61%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.02%) InDesign
4 2 (1.02%) InVision
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.53%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.16%) Google Play
2 11 (5.61%) Office 365
3 7 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.02%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.51%) IaaS
6 1 (0.51%) PaaS
6 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.65%) DNS
2 14 (7.14%) LAN
3 12 (6.12%) WAN
4 11 (5.61%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (5.61%) DHCP
4 11 (5.61%) Skype
5 10 (5.10%) SMTP
6 9 (4.59%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.06%) Internet
8 5 (2.55%) HTTP
8 5 (2.55%) VPN
8 5 (2.55%) Wireless
9 4 (2.04%) FTP
9 4 (2.04%) ICMP
9 4 (2.04%) IGMP
9 4 (2.04%) SNMP
9 4 (2.04%) VLAN
10 3 (1.53%) IPv4
10 3 (1.53%) IPv6
10 3 (1.53%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.06%) MySQL
7 5 (2.55%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.65%) JIRA
3 11 (5.61%) Appium
3 11 (5.61%) Eclipse
4 10 (5.10%) Selenium
5 9 (4.59%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.59%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.57%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.06%) Android Studio
7 6 (3.06%) Axure RP
8 4 (2.04%) Calabash
8 4 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.04%) Subversion
8 4 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.53%) Robotium
9 3 (1.53%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.53%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (1.02%) Mockito
10 2 (1.02%) MSTest
General
1 15 (7.65%) Marketing
2 12 (6.12%) Retail
3 9 (4.59%) Finance
3 9 (4.59%) Games
4 8 (4.08%) Banking
5 7 (3.57%) Electronics
5 7 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.04%) Advertising
7 3 (1.53%) Publishing
8 2 (1.02%) Automotive
8 2 (1.02%) Billing
8 2 (1.02%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (52.55%) Developer
2 54 (27.55%) Android Developer
3 18 (9.18%) Xamarin Developer
4 15 (7.65%) Applications Developer
5 12 (6.12%) Analyst
6 11 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (5.61%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (4.59%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.08%) Java Android Developer
8 8 (4.08%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.57%) Consultant
9 7 (3.57%) Designer
9 7 (3.57%) IT Support
9 7 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.57%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.57%) Tester
10 6 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 6 (3.06%) UI Designer
10 6 (3.06%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.33%) .NET
2 26 (13.27%) Android SDK
3 24 (12.24%) CSS
4 22 (11.22%) HTML
5 21 (10.71%) REST
6 19 (9.69%) JSON
6 19 (9.69%) XML
7 16 (8.16%) Web Services
8 10 (5.10%) OpenGL
9 9 (4.59%) jQuery
10 8 (4.08%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.08%) CSS3
10 8 (4.08%) HTML5
11 5 (2.55%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.55%) Node.js
11 5 (2.55%) RESTful
11 5 (2.55%) WPF
11 5 (2.55%) Xamarin.iOS
12 4 (2.04%) J2EE
12 4 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 67 (34.18%) Mobile App
2 22 (11.22%) User Experience
3 13 (6.63%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.10%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.10%) iPhone
5 9 (4.59%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.06%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.55%) iPad
8 5 (2.55%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.04%) IPTV
9 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (2.04%) Social Media
9 4 (2.04%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.53%) STB
10 3 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.02%) Animation
11 2 (1.02%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 91 (46.43%) Apple iOS
2 69 (35.20%) Windows
3 25 (12.76%) Windows Server
4 22 (11.22%) Linux
5 16 (8.16%) Windows 7
6 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 14 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.59%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.59%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.06%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.55%) Unix
10 5 (2.55%) Windows CE
11 3 (1.53%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (38.78%) Android Development
3 45 (22.96%) Mobile Development
4 25 (12.76%) TDD
5 23 (11.73%) iOS Development
6 21 (10.71%) Scrum
7 18 (9.18%) BDD
8 16 (8.16%) DevOps
9 14 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 10 (5.10%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (4.59%) Data Centre Operations
11 9 (4.59%) Memory Management
11 9 (4.59%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 9 (4.59%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 8 (4.08%) CRM
12 8 (4.08%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.08%) Front End Development
12 8 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.47%) Java
2 37 (18.88%) C#
3 25 (12.76%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.22%) SQL
5 14 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.12%) C++
7 10 (5.10%) VB
8 9 (4.59%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.57%) PHP
10 6 (3.06%) C
11 5 (2.55%) Perl
11 5 (2.55%) Ruby
11 5 (2.55%) Scala
12 3 (1.53%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.53%) Python
12 3 (1.53%) VBScript
13 2 (1.02%) XAML
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (2.04%) ISEB
2 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.53%) CCIP
3 3 (1.53%) CCNA
3 3 (1.53%) CCNP
3 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.53%) JNCIA
3 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) HNC
4 1 (0.51%) HND
4 1 (0.51%) MCSE
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.14%) QA
2 8 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.02%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) SDET
System Software
1 34 (17.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.02%) Docker
3 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.51%) XenApp
4 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (9.69%) AirWatch
2 11 (5.61%) WSUS
3 10 (5.10%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (5.10%) SCCM
4 4 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.04%) Nagios
5 2 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.51%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.82%) Xamarin
3 21 (10.71%) Apple
4 19 (9.69%) Citrix
4 19 (9.69%) VMware
5 14 (7.14%) Cisco
6 13 (6.63%) Adobe
6 13 (6.63%) HP
7 12 (6.12%) Symantec
8 10 (5.10%) MobileIron
9 8 (4.08%) Oracle
10 6 (3.06%) Google
11 4 (2.04%) IBM
12 3 (1.53%) arcserve
12 3 (1.53%) Ericsson
12 3 (1.53%) Huawei
12 3 (1.53%) Juniper
12 3 (1.53%) Sage
13 2 (1.02%) Appcelerator
13 2 (1.02%) Dell
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