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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 128 175 162
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -13
Contract jobs citing Android 118 64 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.42% 3.07% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £171 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.67% -15.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.15 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £124.55 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-30.49% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2178 2086 2008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.08% 24.74% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1048 824
Average daily rate £325 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 266 292
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -1.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £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 23 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 23 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 23 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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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
Berkshire +19 46 £338 -10.00% 11
Hampshire +9 30 £325 - 17
Buckinghamshire +9 19 £400 +37.93% 2
Oxfordshire +3 12 £325 - 10
Middlesex +6 8 £270 -
Surrey -9 4 - - 8
West Sussex 0 2 £275 -35.29% 7
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 4
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 149 (59.84%) Apple iOS
2 82 (32.93%) Android Development
3 77 (30.92%) Mobile App
4 67 (26.91%) HTML
5 62 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (20.88%) CSS
7 51 (20.48%) Windows
8 46 (18.47%) Blackberry
9 45 (18.07%) Linux
9 45 (18.07%) JavaScript
10 39 (15.66%) Java
11 37 (14.86%) HTML5
12 35 (14.06%) Security Cleared
13 33 (13.25%) iOS Development
13 33 (13.25%) Adobe
14 27 (10.84%) jQuery
14 27 (10.84%) Axure RP
15 26 (10.44%) MySQL
15 26 (10.44%) OO
16 24 (9.64%) C#
16 24 (9.64%) PHP
16 24 (9.64%) Microsoft
16 24 (9.64%) TDD
16 24 (9.64%) Finance
16 24 (9.64%) SC Cleared
16 24 (9.64%) CSS3
17 23 (9.24%) iPhone
17 23 (9.24%) Git (software)
17 23 (9.24%) .NET
18 21 (8.43%) Scrum

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.42%) Lync
4 10 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.20%) Node.js
5 3 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.20%) CMS
6 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.80%) IIS
6 2 (0.80%) Mule
7 1 (0.40%) WordPress
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.40%) Drupal
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 19 (7.63%) Photoshop
1 19 (7.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (6.02%) MS Office
3 13 (5.22%) Adobe After Effects
4 11 (4.42%) MS Excel
5 5 (2.01%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) PaaS
1 4 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.02%) Internet
2 8 (3.21%) VPN
3 7 (2.81%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (1.61%) VoIP
5 3 (1.20%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.20%) Firewall
5 3 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.80%) Wireless
6 2 (0.80%) RTSP
6 2 (0.80%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.80%) NFC
6 2 (0.80%) HSPA
6 2 (0.80%) LTE
6 2 (0.80%) AMQP
6 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.80%) LAN
6 2 (0.80%) WAN
6 2 (0.80%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.40%) DHCP
7 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.44%) MySQL
2 14 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.02%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.21%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.21%) Big Data
5 6 (2.41%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.41%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Redis
8 1 (0.40%) SQLite
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (10.84%) Axure RP
2 23 (9.24%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.43%) Subversion
4 15 (6.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 8 (3.21%) JIRA
5 8 (3.21%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.21%) PHPUnit
6 7 (2.81%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (2.01%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.01%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.01%) Gerrit
9 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.20%) Selenium
11 2 (0.80%) Robotium
11 2 (0.80%) Calabash
12 1 (0.40%) LoadUI
12 1 (0.40%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.40%) PhoneGap
General
1 24 (9.64%) Finance
2 17 (6.83%) Retail
2 17 (6.83%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.22%) Automotive
4 11 (4.42%) Games
4 11 (4.42%) Marketing
5 8 (3.21%) Advertising
6 6 (2.41%) Banking
6 6 (2.41%) Electronics
7 5 (2.01%) Publishing
8 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 110 (44.18%) Developer
2 41 (16.47%) Android Developer
3 38 (15.26%) Designer
4 20 (8.03%) Mobile Developer
4 20 (8.03%) Architect
5 17 (6.83%) User Experience Designer
6 16 (6.43%) Web Developer
7 14 (5.62%) PHP Developer
8 13 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 11 (4.42%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.02%) Applications Developer
10 10 (4.02%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.02%) Visual Designer
11 8 (3.21%) Integration Engineer
11 8 (3.21%) PHP Web Developer
11 8 (3.21%) Analyst
12 7 (2.81%) Consultant
12 7 (2.81%) Messaging Engineer
12 7 (2.81%) Mobility Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (26.91%) HTML
2 52 (20.88%) CSS
3 37 (14.86%) HTML5
4 27 (10.84%) jQuery
5 24 (9.64%) CSS3
6 23 (9.24%) .NET
7 19 (7.63%) XML
8 18 (7.23%) SOAP
9 17 (6.83%) JSON
10 16 (6.43%) Android SDK
11 14 (5.62%) Web Services
12 10 (4.02%) ASP.NET
12 10 (4.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 10 (4.02%) Backbone.js
13 9 (3.61%) REST
13 9 (3.61%) Ajax
14 8 (3.21%) Flash
14 8 (3.21%) iOS SDK
14 8 (3.21%) RESTful
14 8 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (30.92%) Mobile App
2 46 (18.47%) Blackberry
3 23 (9.24%) iPhone
4 19 (7.63%) Smartphone
5 16 (6.43%) Animation
6 14 (5.62%) Open Source
7 13 (5.22%) Visualisation
8 10 (4.02%) Handset
9 9 (3.61%) iPad
10 7 (2.81%) Device Driver
11 6 (2.41%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.41%) Client/Server
12 5 (2.01%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (1.61%) CESG
13 4 (1.61%) Digital Media
14 3 (1.20%) Wiki
14 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
14 3 (1.20%) Physics
15 2 (0.80%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 149 (59.84%) Apple iOS
2 51 (20.48%) Windows
3 45 (18.07%) Linux
4 14 (5.62%) Windows Phone
5 11 (4.42%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (2.81%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.80%) webOS
9 2 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.40%) CentOS
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.93%) Android Development
2 62 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.25%) iOS Development
4 26 (10.44%) OO
5 24 (9.64%) TDD
6 21 (8.43%) Scrum
6 21 (8.43%) Analytics
7 17 (6.83%) Software Engineering
7 17 (6.83%) OOP
8 15 (6.02%) E-Commerce
9 14 (5.62%) Web Development
10 13 (5.22%) Usability Testing
10 13 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.22%) MVC
11 11 (4.42%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (4.02%) ITIL
12 10 (4.02%) SOA
12 10 (4.02%) Unit Testing
13 9 (3.61%) Problem Management
13 9 (3.61%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.07%) JavaScript
2 39 (15.66%) Java
3 24 (9.64%) C#
3 24 (9.64%) PHP
4 19 (7.63%) C
5 17 (6.83%) C++
6 13 (5.22%) PHP5
7 12 (4.82%) Objective-C
8 9 (3.61%) Python
8 9 (3.61%) SQL
9 8 (3.21%) Groovy
10 4 (1.61%) Perl
11 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.20%) Scala
11 3 (1.20%) VC++
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.40%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.43%) Degree
4 11 (4.42%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.80%) ISEB
5 2 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.42%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) JTAG
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.40%) XenApp
3 1 (0.40%) vSphere
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (2.41%) Puppet
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (13.25%) Adobe
2 24 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.83%) MobileIron
4 15 (6.02%) Appcelerator
5 9 (3.61%) Cisco
6 8 (3.21%) Apple
6 8 (3.21%) Symantec
7 7 (2.81%) IronPort
7 7 (2.81%) Sencha
7 7 (2.81%) RightFax
8 6 (2.41%) HP
9 5 (2.01%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.61%) Oracle
10 4 (1.61%) SAP
10 4 (1.61%) CODA
10 4 (1.61%) VMware
11 3 (1.20%) QNX
11 3 (1.20%) Google
11 3 (1.20%) Lotus
11 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
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