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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 184 202 144
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -58
Contract jobs citing Android 78 76 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.78% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 3.24% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 59
Median daily rate £335 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £248 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £400 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £15.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £35.50 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+93.33% -
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
2099 2349 2237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.84% 24.02% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1293 1278 1135
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 234 214
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.36 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.13% +14.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 24 August 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
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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 +3 19 £335 -5.63% 11
Surrey +13 14 £238 -20.83% 6
Buckinghamshire +18 13 £400 +14.28% 5
Hampshire +1 11 £289 -20.34% 8
West Sussex +6 6 £425 +23.63% 1
Oxfordshire -1 6 £325 +225.00% 5
East Sussex +13 4 £348 -20.57% 5
Middlesex 0 2 £350 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 102 (49.51%) Apple iOS
2 82 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (38.83%) Android Development
4 68 (33.01%) Mobile App
5 62 (30.10%) User Experience
6 52 (25.24%) Java
7 40 (19.42%) Mobile Development
8 39 (18.93%) Android SDK
8 39 (18.93%) Windows
9 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
10 30 (14.56%) CSS
10 30 (14.56%) Microsoft
11 28 (13.59%) HTML
12 27 (13.11%) Software Engineering
12 27 (13.11%) JSON
12 27 (13.11%) REST
13 26 (12.62%) RESTful
13 26 (12.62%) Git (software)
13 26 (12.62%) Computer Science
14 23 (11.17%) Degree
14 23 (11.17%) Google Play
15 21 (10.19%) Automated Testing
16 20 (9.71%) Google
17 19 (9.22%) Web Services
17 19 (9.22%) Active Directory
18 18 (8.74%) C#
18 18 (8.74%) SQL
18 18 (8.74%) TDD
19 17 (8.25%) Finance
19 17 (8.25%) iOS Development

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 13 (6.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.83%) Skype for Business
3 11 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.46%) CMS
6 3 (1.46%) Confluence
6 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.97%) Apache
7 2 (0.97%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.97%) WordPress
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (6.31%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.83%) MS Office
3 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
4 8 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.97%) InDesign
7 1 (0.49%) InVision
7 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.46%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.17%) Google Play
2 14 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (1.94%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (1.94%) Office 365
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.97%) SaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.34%) LAN
2 10 (4.85%) Bluetooth
2 10 (4.85%) WAN
3 9 (4.37%) DHCP
3 9 (4.37%) DNS
3 9 (4.37%) Skype
4 8 (3.88%) SMTP
5 7 (3.40%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (2.91%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.46%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.46%) SAN
7 3 (1.46%) VoIP
7 3 (1.46%) Wireless
8 2 (0.97%) HTTP
8 2 (0.97%) Intranet
8 2 (0.97%) VPN
9 1 (0.49%) 3G
9 1 (0.49%) Internet
9 1 (0.49%) Network Security
9 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (2.43%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.46%) MySQL
6 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.49%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.49%) Redis
7 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.28%) Android Studio
3 14 (6.80%) Gradle
4 12 (5.83%) JIRA
5 7 (3.40%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.40%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.40%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.94%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.94%) Selenium
6 4 (1.94%) Subversion
7 3 (1.46%) Appium
7 3 (1.46%) Robotium
7 3 (1.46%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.97%) Grunt
8 2 (0.97%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.97%) JUnit
8 2 (0.97%) MSTest
8 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (8.25%) Finance
2 12 (5.83%) Banking
3 8 (3.88%) Electronics
4 7 (3.40%) Marketing
4 7 (3.40%) Publishing
5 4 (1.94%) Back Office
5 4 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.94%) Games
5 4 (1.94%) Retail
6 3 (1.46%) Advertising
6 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.97%) Automotive
7 2 (0.97%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) German Language
8 1 (0.49%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 105 (50.97%) Developer
2 69 (33.50%) Android Developer
3 35 (16.99%) Designer
4 23 (11.17%) Mobile Designer
5 21 (10.19%) UI Designer
5 21 (10.19%) UX Designer
6 15 (7.28%) Applications Developer
6 15 (7.28%) Mobile Developer
6 15 (7.28%) Mobile UI Designer
7 13 (6.31%) Mobile UX Designer
8 10 (4.85%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.85%) UI/UX Designer
9 9 (4.37%) Java Android Developer
9 9 (4.37%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 8 (3.88%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.40%) Consultant
12 6 (2.91%) Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) Applications Engineer
12 6 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (2.91%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.93%) Android SDK
2 30 (14.56%) CSS
3 28 (13.59%) HTML
4 27 (13.11%) JSON
4 27 (13.11%) REST
5 26 (12.62%) RESTful
6 19 (9.22%) Web Services
7 16 (7.77%) .NET
7 16 (7.77%) HTML5
8 14 (6.80%) jQuery
9 11 (5.34%) CSS3
9 11 (5.34%) XML
10 10 (4.85%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.37%) Node.js
12 8 (3.88%) PhoneGap
13 6 (2.91%) Backbone.js
13 6 (2.91%) OpenGL
14 5 (2.43%) SOAP
15 4 (1.94%) Ajax
15 4 (1.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (33.01%) Mobile App
2 62 (30.10%) User Experience
3 26 (12.62%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.37%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.37%) iPad
4 9 (4.37%) iPhone
4 9 (4.37%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.46%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.46%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.46%) Social Media
9 2 (0.97%) Animation
9 2 (0.97%) Blog
9 2 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.97%) Mechatronics
9 2 (0.97%) Online Games
10 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 102 (49.51%) Apple iOS
2 39 (18.93%) Windows
3 13 (6.31%) Windows 10
4 12 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.34%) Linux
5 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.85%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.88%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.91%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.46%) Unix
10 3 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.46%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (38.83%) Android Development
3 40 (19.42%) Mobile Development
4 27 (13.11%) Software Engineering
5 21 (10.19%) Automated Testing
6 18 (8.74%) TDD
7 17 (8.25%) iOS Development
8 16 (7.77%) Wireframes
9 15 (7.28%) Release Management
10 14 (6.80%) BDD
11 13 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.31%) Open Source
11 13 (6.31%) Scrum
12 12 (5.83%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.85%) Software Testing
14 9 (4.37%) Mobile Device Management
15 8 (3.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 8 (3.88%) OO
15 8 (3.88%) SOA
15 8 (3.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.24%) Java
2 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.74%) C#
3 18 (8.74%) SQL
4 11 (5.34%) C++
5 9 (4.37%) Scala
6 8 (3.88%) PHP
6 8 (3.88%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.88%) VB
7 7 (3.40%) Objective-C
7 7 (3.40%) Python
8 5 (2.43%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.94%) C
9 4 (1.94%) Perl
10 2 (0.97%) Ruby
11 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.49%) Groovy
11 1 (0.49%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 23 (11.17%) Degree
2 3 (1.46%) ISEB
3 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.49%) MCP
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.83%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.97%) Docker
4 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.37%) AirWatch
1 9 (4.37%) WSUS
2 8 (3.88%) NetBackup
2 8 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.46%) SCCM
3 3 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.49%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.49%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.71%) Google
3 15 (7.28%) Apple
4 11 (5.34%) Symantec
5 10 (4.85%) Adobe
6 9 (4.37%) MobileIron
6 9 (4.37%) Xamarin
7 8 (3.88%) VMware
8 7 (3.40%) Cisco
8 7 (3.40%) HP
9 3 (1.46%) arcserve
9 3 (1.46%) Sage
9 3 (1.46%) SAP
10 2 (0.97%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (0.97%) FrontRange
10 2 (0.97%) Sencha
11 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.49%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.49%) Zend
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