The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 135 166 171
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Contract jobs citing Android 111 64 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 0.75% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.06% 3.11% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £173 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £31.75 £88.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.12% +195.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £29.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £147.70 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2192 2061 1989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.81% 24.31% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1036 830
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 256 275
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Android
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +12 45 £325 -13.33% 13
Hampshire +16 27 £330 +8.19% 19
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £400 +37.93% 5
Oxfordshire +6 8 £338 -10.00% 11
Middlesex +1 7 £270 -
Surrey -3 5 - - 9
West Sussex -4 2 £275 -35.29% 5
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 6
Kent - - - - 5
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 146 (60.33%) Apple iOS
2 80 (33.06%) Android Development
3 72 (29.75%) Mobile App
4 65 (26.86%) HTML
5 60 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (21.07%) CSS
7 50 (20.66%) Windows
8 47 (19.42%) JavaScript
9 45 (18.60%) Linux
9 45 (18.60%) Blackberry
10 37 (15.29%) Java
11 35 (14.46%) Security Cleared
12 34 (14.05%) HTML5
13 32 (13.22%) Adobe
14 31 (12.81%) iOS Development
15 27 (11.16%) Axure RP
15 27 (11.16%) jQuery
16 26 (10.74%) MySQL
17 24 (9.92%) PHP
17 24 (9.92%) OO
17 24 (9.92%) TDD
17 24 (9.92%) Finance
17 24 (9.92%) SC Cleared
18 23 (9.50%) Git (software)
18 23 (9.50%) Microsoft
19 22 (9.09%) iPhone
19 22 (9.09%) CSS3
20 21 (8.68%) C#
21 20 (8.26%) .NET
21 20 (8.26%) Photoshop

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 15 (6.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.55%) Lync
4 10 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.24%) CMS
5 3 (1.24%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.83%) Node.js
6 2 (0.83%) Mule
6 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.83%) IIS
6 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.41%) Apache
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.41%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (8.26%) Photoshop
1 20 (8.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (6.61%) MS Office
3 12 (4.96%) Adobe After Effects
4 11 (4.55%) MS Excel
5 5 (2.07%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) IaaS
1 4 (1.65%) PaaS
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.13%) Internet
2 8 (3.31%) VPN
3 7 (2.89%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (1.65%) VoIP
5 3 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.24%) Firewall
5 3 (1.24%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.24%) NFC
6 2 (0.83%) HSPA
6 2 (0.83%) LTE
6 2 (0.83%) AMQP
6 2 (0.83%) LAN
6 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.83%) WAN
6 2 (0.83%) WCDMA
6 2 (0.83%) Wireless
6 2 (0.83%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.41%) RTSP
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.74%) MySQL
2 13 (5.37%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.72%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.72%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.31%) Big Data
5 6 (2.48%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.48%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.41%) SQLite
8 1 (0.41%) Redis
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (11.16%) Axure RP
2 23 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.61%) Subversion
4 14 (5.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 8 (3.31%) PHPUnit
5 8 (3.31%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.31%) JIRA
6 7 (2.89%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.48%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (2.07%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.07%) Gerrit
9 4 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.24%) Selenium
11 2 (0.83%) Robotium
11 2 (0.83%) Calabash
12 1 (0.41%) NUnit
12 1 (0.41%) JMeter
12 1 (0.41%) Xcode
12 1 (0.41%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (9.92%) Finance
2 17 (7.02%) Retail
2 17 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.55%) Marketing
3 11 (4.55%) Automotive
4 10 (4.13%) Games
5 8 (3.31%) Advertising
6 6 (2.48%) Banking
7 5 (2.07%) Electronics
7 5 (2.07%) Publishing
8 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 107 (44.21%) Developer
2 39 (16.12%) Android Developer
3 37 (15.29%) Designer
4 20 (8.26%) Architect
5 19 (7.85%) Mobile Developer
6 16 (6.61%) User Experience Designer
6 16 (6.61%) Web Developer
7 14 (5.79%) PHP Developer
8 13 (5.37%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.37%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 11 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.55%) Visual Designer
10 10 (4.13%) Applications Developer
11 9 (3.72%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.31%) Integration Engineer
12 8 (3.31%) PHP Web Developer
13 7 (2.89%) Messaging Engineer
13 7 (2.89%) Consultant
13 7 (2.89%) Analyst
13 7 (2.89%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.86%) HTML
2 51 (21.07%) CSS
3 34 (14.05%) HTML5
4 27 (11.16%) jQuery
5 22 (9.09%) CSS3
6 20 (8.26%) .NET
7 18 (7.44%) SOAP
7 18 (7.44%) XML
8 16 (6.61%) JSON
9 15 (6.20%) Android SDK
10 13 (5.37%) Web Services
11 10 (4.13%) Backbone.js
12 9 (3.72%) Ajax
12 9 (3.72%) ASP.NET
12 9 (3.72%) Flash
12 9 (3.72%) REST
12 9 (3.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 8 (3.31%) RESTful
13 8 (3.31%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (3.31%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (29.75%) Mobile App
2 45 (18.60%) Blackberry
3 22 (9.09%) iPhone
4 20 (8.26%) Smartphone
5 15 (6.20%) Animation
6 14 (5.79%) Visualisation
6 14 (5.79%) Open Source
7 10 (4.13%) Handset
8 9 (3.72%) iPad
9 7 (2.89%) Device Driver
10 6 (2.48%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.48%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.07%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.65%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.65%) CESG
13 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.24%) Physics
13 3 (1.24%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.24%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 146 (60.33%) Apple iOS
2 50 (20.66%) Windows
3 45 (18.60%) Linux
4 14 (5.79%) Windows Phone
5 11 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (2.89%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.83%) webOS
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) UNIX
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.41%) CentOS
11 1 (0.41%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (33.06%) Android Development
2 60 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (12.81%) iOS Development
4 24 (9.92%) OO
4 24 (9.92%) TDD
5 20 (8.26%) Analytics
6 17 (7.02%) OOP
6 17 (7.02%) Software Engineering
6 17 (7.02%) Scrum
7 15 (6.20%) E-Commerce
8 14 (5.79%) Web Development
8 14 (5.79%) MVC
9 13 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (4.96%) Usability Testing
11 11 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (4.13%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.13%) SOA
13 9 (3.72%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (3.72%) ITIL
13 9 (3.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.42%) JavaScript
2 37 (15.29%) Java
3 24 (9.92%) PHP
4 21 (8.68%) C#
5 19 (7.85%) C
6 17 (7.02%) C++
7 13 (5.37%) Objective-C
7 13 (5.37%) PHP5
8 10 (4.13%) SQL
9 8 (3.31%) Groovy
9 8 (3.31%) Python
10 4 (1.65%) Perl
11 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.24%) Scala
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) Korn
12 1 (0.41%) VC++
12 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.92%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.79%) Degree
4 11 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) PhD
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.13%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (0.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
3 1 (0.41%) XenApp
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (2.48%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) Ansible
3 2 (0.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) WSUS
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 32 (13.22%) Adobe
2 23 (9.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.02%) MobileIron
4 14 (5.79%) Appcelerator
5 9 (3.72%) Cisco
6 8 (3.31%) Apple
6 8 (3.31%) Symantec
7 7 (2.89%) RightFax
7 7 (2.89%) Sencha
7 7 (2.89%) IronPort
8 6 (2.48%) HP
9 4 (1.65%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.65%) CODA
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle
9 4 (1.65%) SAP
9 4 (1.65%) VMware
10 3 (1.24%) Google
10 3 (1.24%) QNX
10 3 (1.24%) Lotus
10 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
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