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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 151 119 152
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +33
Contract jobs citing Android 120 135 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 1.39% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.83% 5.64% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 34
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -32.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £10.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £35.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.43 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-55.61% -7.14%
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
2483 2392 1831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.68% 24.57% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1167 849
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 242 252
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.24 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -2 47 £305 +1.66% 13
Berkshire -18 25 £313 -21.87% 10
Surrey +4 17 £400 -15.78% 21
West Sussex -4 14 £325 +23.80% 8
Buckinghamshire +1 8 - - 10
Kent - 8 - - 2
Oxfordshire -10 6 £300 - 8
Middlesex +5 4 £438 +32.57%
East Sussex -14 1 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 129 (55.84%) Apple iOS
2 98 (42.42%) Java
3 85 (36.80%) Android Development
4 81 (35.06%) Mobile App
5 70 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (25.54%) HTML
7 53 (22.94%) JavaScript
8 51 (22.08%) Windows
9 45 (19.48%) Git (software)
10 42 (18.18%) HTML5
10 42 (18.18%) Android SDK
11 36 (15.58%) CSS
12 35 (15.15%) iOS Development
13 34 (14.72%) Mobile Development
13 34 (14.72%) Scrum
14 33 (14.29%) JSON
15 31 (13.42%) Linux
15 31 (13.42%) Unit Testing
16 30 (12.99%) User Experience
17 28 (12.12%) Jenkins
18 27 (11.69%) jQuery
18 27 (11.69%) OO
18 27 (11.69%) .NET
18 27 (11.69%) Subversion
19 26 (11.26%) Software Engineering
19 26 (11.26%) SQL
19 26 (11.26%) REST
20 24 (10.39%) PhoneGap
21 22 (9.52%) C#
21 22 (9.52%) Python

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.33%) Node.js
2 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.60%) Lync
4 5 (2.16%) Apache
4 5 (2.16%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.73%) CMS
6 3 (1.30%) IIS
6 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.87%) nginx
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.43%) uiautomator
Applications
1 15 (6.49%) MS Office
2 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.30%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.30%) PaaS
1 3 (1.30%) Heroku
1 3 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (0.87%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.33%) Internet
2 7 (3.03%) DNS
2 7 (3.03%) SSL
3 5 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.16%) HTTP
3 5 (2.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (1.73%) DHCP
5 3 (1.30%) Extranet
5 3 (1.30%) Intranet
5 3 (1.30%) CDMA
5 3 (1.30%) GSM
5 3 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.30%) Wireless
5 3 (1.30%) VLAN
5 3 (1.30%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.87%) NFC
6 2 (0.87%) NAS
6 2 (0.87%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.87%) RTSP
6 2 (0.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.93%) MySQL
2 10 (4.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.73%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.73%) SQLite
5 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) DB2
7 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.43%) Informix
Development Applications
1 45 (19.48%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 27 (11.69%) Subversion
4 20 (8.66%) Appium
5 19 (8.23%) Maven
5 19 (8.23%) Ant
6 18 (7.79%) Xcode
7 17 (7.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 14 (6.06%) JIRA
8 14 (6.06%) Selenium
8 14 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (5.19%) Gerrit
10 11 (4.76%) Cucumber
11 10 (4.33%) Robotium
12 9 (3.90%) Artifactory
12 9 (3.90%) Mockito
12 9 (3.90%) Eclipse
13 8 (3.46%) IntelliJ
13 8 (3.46%) Calabash
14 6 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (8.66%) Publishing
2 15 (6.49%) Finance
3 10 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.90%) Games
5 5 (2.16%) Retail
5 5 (2.16%) Marketing
6 4 (1.73%) Back Office
7 3 (1.30%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Electronics
8 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.87%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 127 (54.98%) Developer
2 51 (22.08%) Android Developer
3 42 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
4 25 (10.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 21 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 17 (7.36%) Tester
7 12 (5.19%) Analyst
8 11 (4.76%) Designer
9 10 (4.33%) Automation Tester
9 10 (4.33%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.46%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.03%) UI Designer
12 7 (3.03%) iOS Developer
13 6 (2.60%) Mobile Tester
13 6 (2.60%) Support Engineer
13 6 (2.60%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.60%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.60%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.60%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.54%) HTML
2 42 (18.18%) HTML5
2 42 (18.18%) Android SDK
3 36 (15.58%) CSS
4 33 (14.29%) JSON
5 27 (11.69%) jQuery
5 27 (11.69%) .NET
6 26 (11.26%) REST
7 24 (10.39%) PhoneGap
8 21 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 18 (7.79%) iOS SDK
10 16 (6.93%) Web Services
11 13 (5.63%) JNI
11 13 (5.63%) Android NDK
12 12 (5.19%) CSS3
12 12 (5.19%) Apache Cordova
12 12 (5.19%) RoboGuice
13 11 (4.76%) XML
14 9 (3.90%) ASP.NET
15 8 (3.46%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (35.06%) Mobile App
2 30 (12.99%) User Experience
3 19 (8.23%) iPhone
3 19 (8.23%) Blackberry
4 13 (5.63%) iPad
5 10 (4.33%) Smartphone
6 8 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.03%) PKI
8 6 (2.60%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.16%) Robotics
9 5 (2.16%) CESG
9 5 (2.16%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.73%) Animation
10 4 (1.73%) Open Source
11 3 (1.30%) Social Media
11 3 (1.30%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.30%) Handset
11 3 (1.30%) GIS
11 3 (1.30%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 129 (55.84%) Apple iOS
2 51 (22.08%) Windows
3 31 (13.42%) Linux
4 16 (6.93%) Windows Phone
5 13 (5.63%) UNIX
6 11 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (3.03%) Windows Phone 8
8 6 (2.60%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.60%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.16%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.87%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.80%) Android Development
2 70 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (15.15%) iOS Development
4 34 (14.72%) Scrum
4 34 (14.72%) Mobile Development
5 31 (13.42%) Unit Testing
6 27 (11.69%) OO
7 26 (11.26%) Software Engineering
8 19 (8.23%) TDD
8 19 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (7.79%) Dependency Injection
10 17 (7.36%) OOP
11 14 (6.06%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.06%) User Stories
12 11 (4.76%) Load Testing
12 11 (4.76%) Automated Testing
13 10 (4.33%) Mobile Application Development
14 8 (3.46%) Performance Testing
14 8 (3.46%) Migration
15 7 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (42.42%) Java
2 53 (22.94%) JavaScript
3 26 (11.26%) SQL
4 22 (9.52%) C#
4 22 (9.52%) Python
5 17 (7.36%) Objective-C
6 14 (6.06%) C++
6 14 (6.06%) PHP
7 11 (4.76%) C
8 4 (1.73%) Perl
8 4 (1.73%) VB
9 3 (1.30%) VBScript
9 3 (1.30%) VC++
9 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.43%) Delphi
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) Groovy
11 1 (0.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 12 (5.19%) ISEB
2 9 (3.90%) Degree
3 6 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.73%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.30%) MCP
7 2 (0.87%) MCSE
7 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.60%) Firmware
4 4 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.30%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.43%) IAG
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.73%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.30%) Nagios
3 2 (0.87%) SCCM
3 2 (0.87%) Ansible
3 2 (0.87%) SELinux
4 1 (0.43%) SCOM
4 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (8.66%) Apple
2 19 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.93%) Google
4 9 (3.90%) VMware
4 9 (3.90%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.16%) F5
5 5 (2.16%) Syclo
5 5 (2.16%) Appcelerator
5 5 (2.16%) Symantec
5 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle
6 4 (1.73%) HP
6 4 (1.73%) MobileIron
6 4 (1.73%) Telerik
7 3 (1.30%) Nintex
8 2 (0.87%) Facebook
8 2 (0.87%) Altiris
8 2 (0.87%) Mitel
8 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.87%) Sencha
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