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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 142 134 167
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Contract jobs citing Android 115 111 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 1.24% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.94% 4.97% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 27
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£325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.80 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £37.40 £73.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +6.87%
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
2326 2235 1889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.93% 24.96% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1206 1104 909
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £145 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 223 247
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
West Sussex +10 32 £325 +23.80% 2
Hampshire -10 29 £325 +3.17% 7
Berkshire -33 14 £313 -3.84% 4
Surrey +7 12 £388 -8.82% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 10 £500 +150.00% 7
Oxfordshire -19 10 £325 - 10
Kent - 9 - - 6
Middlesex +6 4 £450 +36.36%
Sussex - 1 £375 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 132 (54.55%) Apple iOS
2 98 (40.50%) Android Development
3 94 (38.84%) Java
4 93 (38.43%) Mobile App
5 92 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (21.07%) Android SDK
7 50 (20.66%) HTML
8 45 (18.60%) User Experience
9 44 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 44 (18.18%) JSON
10 42 (17.36%) JavaScript
10 42 (17.36%) REST
10 42 (17.36%) Git (software)
11 41 (16.94%) Windows
12 39 (16.12%) Software Engineering
12 39 (16.12%) Mobile Development
13 35 (14.46%) Scrum
14 34 (14.05%) Linux
15 32 (13.22%) HTML5
16 31 (12.81%) Unit Testing
17 30 (12.40%) OO
17 30 (12.40%) CSS
18 28 (11.57%) Jenkins
19 25 (10.33%) SQL
19 25 (10.33%) C#
20 24 (9.92%) Subversion
21 23 (9.50%) .NET
22 22 (9.09%) Python
23 21 (8.68%) Objective-C
24 20 (8.26%) C++

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (4.13%) Node.js
2 7 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.07%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.07%) Apache
3 5 (2.07%) Lync
4 4 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.24%) IIS
5 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.24%) nginx
5 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.41%) uiautomator
Applications
1 13 (5.37%) MS Office
2 11 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.24%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.41%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.55%) Internet
2 8 (3.31%) DNS
3 6 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.07%) HTTP
5 4 (1.65%) DHCP
5 4 (1.65%) SSL
6 3 (1.24%) Extranet
6 3 (1.24%) Intranet
6 3 (1.24%) SAN
6 3 (1.24%) CDMA
6 3 (1.24%) GSM
6 3 (1.24%) LDAP
6 3 (1.24%) Firewall
6 3 (1.24%) VLAN
6 3 (1.24%) NAS
6 3 (1.24%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.83%) NFC
7 2 (0.83%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.83%) RTSP
7 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.13%) MySQL
1 10 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.83%) SQLite
6 2 (0.83%) DB2
7 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 42 (17.36%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.57%) Jenkins
3 24 (9.92%) Subversion
4 20 (8.26%) Appium
5 18 (7.44%) Ant
5 18 (7.44%) Xcode
5 18 (7.44%) Maven
6 16 (6.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 14 (5.79%) Selenium
8 13 (5.37%) JIRA
8 13 (5.37%) Gerrit
8 13 (5.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (4.55%) Cucumber
10 10 (4.13%) Robotium
11 9 (3.72%) Eclipse
11 9 (3.72%) Artifactory
11 9 (3.72%) Mockito
12 8 (3.31%) Calabash
12 8 (3.31%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (6.61%) Publishing
2 14 (5.79%) Finance
3 13 (5.37%) Games
4 9 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.89%) Retail
6 5 (2.07%) Electronics
7 4 (1.65%) Marketing
7 4 (1.65%) Back Office
8 2 (0.83%) Advertising
8 2 (0.83%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 126 (52.07%) Developer
2 55 (22.73%) Android Developer
3 33 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
4 20 (8.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 19 (7.85%) Tester
5 19 (7.85%) Software Engineer
5 19 (7.85%) Applications Developer
6 14 (5.79%) Designer
7 12 (4.96%) Analyst
8 10 (4.13%) iOS Developer
8 10 (4.13%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (3.72%) Automation Tester
10 8 (3.31%) Mobile Tester
10 8 (3.31%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.31%) Architect
10 8 (3.31%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.31%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.89%) UI Designer
12 6 (2.48%) Android Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (21.07%) Android SDK
2 50 (20.66%) HTML
3 44 (18.18%) JSON
4 42 (17.36%) REST
5 32 (13.22%) HTML5
6 30 (12.40%) CSS
7 23 (9.50%) .NET
8 18 (7.44%) AngularJS
9 17 (7.02%) PhoneGap
9 17 (7.02%) iOS SDK
9 17 (7.02%) Web Services
10 16 (6.61%) jQuery
11 14 (5.79%) XML
12 13 (5.37%) JNI
12 13 (5.37%) Android NDK
13 12 (4.96%) RoboGuice
14 11 (4.55%) CSS3
15 10 (4.13%) OpenGL
16 8 (3.31%) RESTful
16 8 (3.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 93 (38.43%) Mobile App
2 45 (18.60%) User Experience
3 19 (7.85%) iPhone
4 17 (7.02%) Blackberry
5 13 (5.37%) iPad
6 8 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.89%) Device Driver
7 7 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.48%) Open Source
9 5 (2.07%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.07%) Social Media
9 5 (2.07%) Robotics
9 5 (2.07%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.65%) Handset
11 3 (1.24%) GIS
11 3 (1.24%) Animation
11 3 (1.24%) PKI
11 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.24%) BYOD
12 2 (0.83%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 132 (54.55%) Apple iOS
2 41 (16.94%) Windows
3 34 (14.05%) Linux
4 13 (5.37%) UNIX
5 12 (4.96%) Windows Phone
6 10 (4.13%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.48%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (2.48%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.65%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.24%) BlackBerry OS
9 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.50%) Android Development
2 92 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 39 (16.12%) Software Engineering
4 39 (16.12%) Mobile Development
5 35 (14.46%) Scrum
6 31 (12.81%) Unit Testing
7 30 (12.40%) OO
8 18 (7.44%) TDD
8 18 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.44%) Dependency Injection
9 17 (7.02%) OOP
10 14 (5.79%) User Stories
10 14 (5.79%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.37%) Automated Testing
11 13 (5.37%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (4.55%) Load Testing
13 10 (4.13%) E-Commerce
14 9 (3.72%) Project Management
15 8 (3.31%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (38.84%) Java
2 42 (17.36%) JavaScript
3 25 (10.33%) SQL
3 25 (10.33%) C#
4 22 (9.09%) Python
5 21 (8.68%) Objective-C
6 20 (8.26%) C++
7 14 (5.79%) C
8 11 (4.55%) PHP
9 4 (1.65%) VB
9 4 (1.65%) Perl
10 3 (1.24%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.24%) VBScript
10 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.83%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.83%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.83%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 12 (4.96%) ISEB
2 11 (4.55%) Degree
3 8 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.24%) MCP
6 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.83%) MCSE
7 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.83%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.02%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.24%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.41%) IAG
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.65%) Nagios
3 3 (1.24%) Ansible
4 2 (0.83%) SELinux
4 2 (0.83%) SCCM
5 1 (0.41%) WSUS
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (7.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.44%) Apple
3 10 (4.13%) Google
4 7 (2.89%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.07%) Oracle
5 5 (2.07%) VMware
5 5 (2.07%) ION Trading
5 5 (2.07%) Appcelerator
5 5 (2.07%) MobileIron
6 4 (1.65%) HP
7 3 (1.24%) Telerik
7 3 (1.24%) Nintex
8 2 (0.83%) Facebook
8 2 (0.83%) Sencha
8 2 (0.83%) Mitel
8 2 (0.83%) Coremetrics
8 2 (0.83%) Endeca
8 2 (0.83%) Perforce
8 2 (0.83%) SAP
8 2 (0.83%) Dell
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