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 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 209 141 164
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +23
Contract jobs citing Android 68 116 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 1.25% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% 5.10% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 57 43
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.30 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £48.25 £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
2394 2276 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.81% 24.50% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1284 1143 1061
Average daily rate £358 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 230 240
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 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
Berkshire -24 23 £355 +9.23% 12
Kent - 13 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 10 £350 -12.50% 10
Hampshire -24 10 £363 +16.00% 9
Surrey -9 6 £300 +14.28% 13
Oxfordshire -24 3 £100 -72.41% 8
Middlesex -1 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £438 - 2
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 103 (57.22%) Apple iOS
2 93 (51.67%) Android Development
3 91 (50.56%) Mobile App
4 71 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (31.67%) Java
6 43 (23.89%) iOS Development
7 41 (22.78%) User Experience
8 39 (21.67%) REST
9 38 (21.11%) Mobile Development
10 33 (18.33%) JSON
11 29 (16.11%) Windows
12 28 (15.56%) Android SDK
13 27 (15.00%) Software Engineering
14 26 (14.44%) JavaScript
15 25 (13.89%) HTML
16 23 (12.78%) Microsoft
17 22 (12.22%) C#
17 22 (12.22%) OpenGL
18 21 (11.67%) Linux
19 18 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
20 16 (8.89%) Web Services
21 15 (8.33%) SQL
21 15 (8.33%) Games
21 15 (8.33%) Git (software)
21 15 (8.33%) Selenium
22 14 (7.78%) CSS
23 13 (7.22%) C++
23 13 (7.22%) E-Commerce
23 13 (7.22%) Windows 7
23 13 (7.22%) Google

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (4.44%) Lync
2 4 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.11%) Node.js
4 2 (1.11%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.56%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) Internet
1 6 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.22%) Wireless
2 4 (2.22%) DNS
2 4 (2.22%) LTE
3 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.67%) SAN
4 2 (1.11%) VPN
4 2 (1.11%) SSL
4 2 (1.11%) LDAP
4 2 (1.11%) LAN
4 2 (1.11%) WAN
4 2 (1.11%) NAS
4 2 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.11%) Firewall
5 1 (0.56%) NFC
5 1 (0.56%) WebEx
5 1 (0.56%) SMTP
5 1 (0.56%) DHCP
5 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.22%) DB2
2 4 (2.22%) MySQL
3 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.56%) Informix
4 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (8.33%) Selenium
1 15 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 10 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 9 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 5 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.78%) Appium
5 5 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.22%) TestComplete
6 4 (2.22%) Gerrit
7 3 (1.67%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.67%) Xcode
7 3 (1.67%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.67%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.11%) JIRA
8 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.56%) JUnit
9 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
General
1 15 (8.33%) Games
2 8 (4.44%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Retail
3 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.22%) Electronics
4 4 (2.22%) Publishing
5 3 (1.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (53.33%) Developer
2 45 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 29 (16.11%) Mobile Developer
4 21 (11.67%) Applications Developer
5 17 (9.44%) Software Engineer
6 16 (8.89%) Tester
6 16 (8.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 13 (7.22%) Analyst
8 12 (6.67%) Designer
9 11 (6.11%) Test Analyst
10 9 (5.00%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.89%) Programmer
11 7 (3.89%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.89%) Android Software Engineer
12 6 (3.33%) Automation Tester
12 6 (3.33%) QA Engineer
12 6 (3.33%) UI Designer
12 6 (3.33%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.33%) Desktop Support
13 5 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.67%) REST
2 33 (18.33%) JSON
3 28 (15.56%) Android SDK
4 25 (13.89%) HTML
5 22 (12.22%) OpenGL
6 16 (8.89%) Web Services
7 14 (7.78%) CSS
8 13 (7.22%) HTML5
9 11 (6.11%) PhoneGap
9 11 (6.11%) OAuth
10 10 (5.56%) .NET
11 9 (5.00%) SOAP
12 8 (4.44%) Cocoa
12 8 (4.44%) Apache Cordova
12 8 (4.44%) AngularJS
13 7 (3.89%) XML
14 6 (3.33%) jQuery
15 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET
15 5 (2.78%) CSS3
15 5 (2.78%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 91 (50.56%) Mobile App
2 41 (22.78%) User Experience
3 11 (6.11%) Social Media
4 10 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.33%) Smartphone
5 6 (3.33%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.78%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.22%) AS400
7 4 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.22%) iSeries
7 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.67%) GIS
8 3 (1.67%) iPad
8 3 (1.67%) BYOD
8 3 (1.67%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.11%) Online Games
9 2 (1.11%) iPhone
10 1 (0.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 103 (57.22%) Apple iOS
2 29 (16.11%) Windows
3 21 (11.67%) Linux
4 13 (7.22%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.89%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (2.78%) Windows Phone
8 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.67%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.67%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (1.67%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (1.11%) UNIX
10 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (51.67%) Android Development
2 71 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (23.89%) iOS Development
4 38 (21.11%) Mobile Development
5 27 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 18 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 13 (7.22%) E-Commerce
8 12 (6.67%) Scrum
9 10 (5.56%) Test Scripting
9 10 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.00%) Data Protection
11 8 (4.44%) BDD
11 8 (4.44%) OO
11 8 (4.44%) TDD
11 8 (4.44%) Regression Testing
12 7 (3.89%) Project Management
12 7 (3.89%) Unit Testing
12 7 (3.89%) Open Source
13 6 (3.33%) Multithreading
14 5 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.67%) Java
2 26 (14.44%) JavaScript
3 22 (12.22%) C#
4 15 (8.33%) SQL
5 13 (7.22%) C++
6 11 (6.11%) C
7 9 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 8 (4.44%) Python
9 5 (2.78%) PHP
10 4 (2.22%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.67%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.11%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.11%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.11%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.56%) Perl
13 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.44%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.22%) ISEB
3 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.56%) VCP5
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) IEC 61508
2 4 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) XenApp
4 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.67%) WSUS
3 3 (1.67%) SCCM
3 3 (1.67%) Nagios
4 2 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.11%) Ansible
5 1 (0.56%) SELinux
5 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.56%) DameWare
5 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.22%) Google
3 12 (6.67%) Apple
4 7 (3.89%) MobileIron
5 6 (3.33%) ION Trading
6 5 (2.78%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.78%) VMware
7 4 (2.22%) IBM
7 4 (2.22%) Coremetrics
7 4 (2.22%) HP
7 4 (2.22%) Endeca
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco
9 2 (1.11%) Dell
9 2 (1.11%) Symantec
9 2 (1.11%) Remedy
9 2 (1.11%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.56%) Bomgar
10 1 (0.56%) Telerik
10 1 (0.56%) Nintex
10 1 (0.56%) ExactTarget
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