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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 120 149 179
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +30
Contract jobs citing Android 125 90 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 1.07% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.35% 4.82% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 32
Average daily rate £325 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £17.50 £27.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +0.68%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2337 1869 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.03% 22.27% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 874 929
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 256 303
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 47 £400 +46.78% 10
Hampshire +40 41 £300 -11.76% 11
Surrey -18 16 £438 +9.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £223 - 2
East Sussex - 7 £300 - 1
Middlesex -3 4 £330 -5.71% 1
West Sussex - 3 £263 - 3
Oxfordshire -1 1 £425 +63.46% 3
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 5
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 140 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 92 (41.82%) Android Development
3 88 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 77 (35.00%) HTML
5 58 (26.36%) JavaScript
6 57 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (25.00%) CSS
8 48 (21.82%) .NET
9 46 (20.91%) iOS Development
10 44 (20.00%) Windows
11 42 (19.09%) HTML5
12 39 (17.73%) Java
13 38 (17.27%) Security Cleared
14 36 (16.36%) Linux
14 36 (16.36%) jQuery
15 35 (15.91%) XML
16 33 (15.00%) CSS3
17 32 (14.55%) Blackberry
17 32 (14.55%) JSON
18 27 (12.27%) C#
19 25 (11.36%) Adobe
19 25 (11.36%) Axure RP
19 25 (11.36%) Android SDK
20 24 (10.91%) Git (software)
20 24 (10.91%) iPhone
20 24 (10.91%) Scrum
21 23 (10.45%) OO
21 23 (10.45%) SC Cleared
22 21 (9.55%) Mobile Application Development
23 20 (9.09%) Windows Phone

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (2.73%) MS Exchange
1 6 (2.73%) Lync
1 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.36%) CMS
3 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.36%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.91%) Mule
4 2 (0.91%) IIS
4 2 (0.91%) Node.js
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.45%) nginx
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (4.09%) MS Office
2 7 (3.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (3.18%) Adobe After Effects
2 7 (3.18%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.73%) PaaS
1 6 (2.73%) IaaS
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.09%) Firewall
1 9 (4.09%) VPN
2 6 (2.73%) Internet
3 4 (1.82%) DNS
3 4 (1.82%) VoIP
4 3 (1.36%) LDAP
4 3 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.36%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.91%) Wireless
5 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.91%) NFC
5 2 (0.91%) HSPA
5 2 (0.91%) LTE
5 2 (0.91%) AMQP
5 2 (0.91%) LAN
5 2 (0.91%) HTTP
5 2 (0.91%) WAN
5 2 (0.91%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.00%) MySQL
2 7 (3.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.36%) SQLite
5 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.91%) Big Data
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (11.36%) Axure RP
2 24 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 19 (8.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 12 (5.45%) Xcode
4 12 (5.45%) Subversion
5 8 (3.64%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (2.27%) JIRA
8 4 (1.82%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.36%) JMeter
9 3 (1.36%) Selenium
9 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.36%) Calabash
9 3 (1.36%) LoadUI
9 3 (1.36%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.36%) PhoneGap
10 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.91%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.91%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.45%) Mockito
General
1 20 (9.09%) Retail
2 17 (7.73%) Automotive
3 13 (5.91%) Finance
4 9 (4.09%) Publishing
4 9 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.64%) Games
6 7 (3.18%) Marketing
7 5 (2.27%) Electronics
8 4 (1.82%) Advertising
9 2 (0.91%) Banking
9 2 (0.91%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (47.27%) Developer
2 43 (19.55%) Android Developer
3 31 (14.09%) Designer
4 20 (9.09%) User Experience Designer
5 18 (8.18%) Web Developer
5 18 (8.18%) Mobile Developer
6 16 (7.27%) iOS Developer
7 13 (5.91%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.45%) Architect
8 12 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 10 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) Senior Designer
10 9 (4.09%) Senior User Experience Designer
11 8 (3.64%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.64%) PHP Web Developer
12 7 (3.18%) Applications Developer
12 7 (3.18%) Analyst
12 7 (3.18%) Mobile Web Developer
13 6 (2.73%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (35.00%) HTML
2 55 (25.00%) CSS
3 48 (21.82%) .NET
4 42 (19.09%) HTML5
5 36 (16.36%) jQuery
6 35 (15.91%) XML
7 33 (15.00%) CSS3
8 32 (14.55%) JSON
9 25 (11.36%) Android SDK
10 18 (8.18%) ASP.NET
11 16 (7.27%) SOAP
11 16 (7.27%) Web Services
11 16 (7.27%) iOS SDK
12 14 (6.36%) Cocoa
13 13 (5.91%) REST
14 12 (5.45%) Ajax
15 8 (3.64%) Sencha Touch
16 6 (2.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 6 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 5 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 88 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 32 (14.55%) Blackberry
3 24 (10.91%) iPhone
4 18 (8.18%) iPad
5 12 (5.45%) Smartphone
6 11 (5.00%) Animation
7 9 (4.09%) Handset
7 9 (4.09%) Visualisation
7 9 (4.09%) Open Source
8 6 (2.73%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.73%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.36%) PKI
11 2 (0.91%) Copywriting
11 2 (0.91%) Wiki
11 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.91%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 140 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 44 (20.00%) Windows
3 36 (16.36%) Linux
4 20 (9.09%) Windows Phone
5 8 (3.64%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.82%) webOS
7 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.36%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (41.82%) Android Development
2 57 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (20.91%) iOS Development
4 24 (10.91%) Scrum
5 23 (10.45%) OO
6 21 (9.55%) Mobile Application Development
7 19 (8.64%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.73%) Analytics
9 16 (7.27%) Usability Testing
10 15 (6.82%) TDD
11 13 (5.91%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (4.55%) Multithreading
13 10 (4.55%) Software Architecture
13 10 (4.55%) OOP
14 9 (4.09%) E-Commerce
14 9 (4.09%) MVC
14 9 (4.09%) Rapid Prototyping
14 9 (4.09%) Information Architecture
14 9 (4.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (26.36%) JavaScript
2 39 (17.73%) Java
3 27 (12.27%) C#
4 20 (9.09%) C++
5 19 (8.64%) C
5 19 (8.64%) Objective-C
6 16 (7.27%) PHP
7 9 (4.09%) SQL
8 7 (3.18%) PHP5
9 5 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.36%) VC++
10 3 (1.36%) Python
11 2 (0.91%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.91%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.91%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.91%) GLSL
12 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.45%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.91%) Degree
4 10 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.45%) PhD
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.91%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.36%) UAG
3 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) SCCM
1 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.91%) Puppet
1 2 (0.91%) Ansible
2 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.45%) WSUS
2 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (11.36%) Adobe
2 19 (8.64%) Appcelerator
3 15 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.45%) Apple
5 10 (4.55%) HP
5 10 (4.55%) VMware
6 9 (4.09%) Xamarin
7 8 (3.64%) Sencha
8 4 (1.82%) Google
8 4 (1.82%) Symbian
8 4 (1.82%) Cisco
8 4 (1.82%) CODA
9 3 (1.36%) Oracle
9 3 (1.36%) Lotus
9 3 (1.36%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.91%) Telerik
10 2 (0.91%) Splunk
10 2 (0.91%) Twitter
10 2 (0.91%) RightFax
10 2 (0.91%) IronPort
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