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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 135 162 157
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing Android 110 70 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 0.79% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.93% 3.28% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 49
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £232 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £25.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -66.00%
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
2230 2133 2038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.38% 24.11% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1070 912
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 243 271
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +14 41 £325 -13.33% 9
Hampshire +20 31 £319 +4.50% 16
Buckinghamshire +16 19 £400 +37.93% 4
Middlesex -1 8 £270 -
Surrey -4 7 £263 -15.32% 9
Oxfordshire -5 5 £363 +19.83% 5
West Sussex - 2 £275 - 8
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 6
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 118 (54.63%) Apple iOS
2 70 (32.41%) Android Development
3 57 (26.39%) Mobile App
4 50 (23.15%) Windows
5 48 (22.22%) HTML
6 45 (20.83%) Linux
7 42 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (18.98%) Java
9 36 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 36 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 34 (15.74%) CSS
11 28 (12.96%) Security Cleared
12 27 (12.50%) iOS Development
13 25 (11.57%) HTML5
14 24 (11.11%) Adobe
15 23 (10.65%) MySQL
16 22 (10.19%) TDD
16 22 (10.19%) Git (software)
16 22 (10.19%) SC Cleared
17 21 (9.72%) C
17 21 (9.72%) OO
17 21 (9.72%) Microsoft
18 20 (9.26%) XML
18 20 (9.26%) Finance
19 19 (8.80%) Adobe Illustrator
19 19 (8.80%) Photoshop
20 18 (8.33%) Software Engineering
21 17 (7.87%) iPhone
21 17 (7.87%) jQuery
21 17 (7.87%) Smartphone

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (5.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.63%) Lync
4 8 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.85%) CMS
6 3 (1.39%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.93%) IIS
7 2 (0.93%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.93%) Mule
7 2 (0.93%) WordPress
7 2 (0.93%) Node.js
8 1 (0.46%) Confluence
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.46%) Drupal
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 19 (8.80%) Photoshop
1 19 (8.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (7.41%) MS Office
3 14 (6.48%) MS Excel
4 11 (5.09%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.85%) PaaS
1 4 (1.85%) IaaS
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.09%) Internet
2 8 (3.70%) VPN
3 6 (2.78%) 3G
3 6 (2.78%) 3GPP
3 6 (2.78%) GPRS
3 6 (2.78%) GSM
3 6 (2.78%) 2G
3 6 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (2.78%) 4G
4 5 (2.31%) LTE
5 4 (1.85%) VoIP
5 4 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.39%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.39%) WAN
6 3 (1.39%) LAN
6 3 (1.39%) NFC
6 3 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.93%) SAN
7 2 (0.93%) Firewall
7 2 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.65%) MySQL
2 13 (6.02%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.63%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.24%) Big Data
6 6 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.78%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) SQLite
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.94%) Axure RP
3 13 (6.02%) Subversion
4 9 (4.17%) JIRA
5 8 (3.70%) PHPUnit
6 7 (3.24%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.31%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.31%) Gerrit
9 4 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.93%) Selenium
10 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.93%) Robotium
10 2 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.93%) Calabash
11 1 (0.46%) LoadUI
11 1 (0.46%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.46%) Mockito
General
1 20 (9.26%) Finance
2 16 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.02%) Marketing
4 8 (3.70%) Retail
4 8 (3.70%) Games
5 7 (3.24%) Advertising
6 6 (2.78%) Banking
7 5 (2.31%) Publishing
7 5 (2.31%) Electronics
8 4 (1.85%) Automotive
9 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.93%) Back Office
9 2 (0.93%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.46%) German Language
10 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (43.52%) Developer
2 37 (17.13%) Android Developer
3 26 (12.04%) Designer
4 19 (8.80%) Architect
5 18 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (6.02%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 11 (5.09%) PHP Developer
8 11 (5.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 11 (5.09%) Visual Designer
9 9 (4.17%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.70%) Consultant
10 8 (3.70%) Applications Developer
10 8 (3.70%) User Experience Designer
11 7 (3.24%) Analyst
12 6 (2.78%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
12 6 (2.78%) Mobility Engineer
13 5 (2.31%) iOS Developer
13 5 (2.31%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.22%) HTML
2 34 (15.74%) CSS
3 25 (11.57%) HTML5
4 20 (9.26%) XML
5 17 (7.87%) SOAP
5 17 (7.87%) jQuery
6 16 (7.41%) .NET
7 15 (6.94%) JSON
7 15 (6.94%) Android SDK
8 13 (6.02%) Web Services
9 12 (5.56%) CSS3
10 10 (4.63%) Flash
11 8 (3.70%) Ajax
11 8 (3.70%) Backbone.js
11 8 (3.70%) RESTful
12 7 (3.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 7 (3.24%) REST
13 6 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (2.78%) Ember.js
13 6 (2.78%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (26.39%) Mobile App
2 36 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 17 (7.87%) Smartphone
3 17 (7.87%) iPhone
4 14 (6.48%) Animation
5 13 (6.02%) Open Source
6 10 (4.63%) Visualisation
6 10 (4.63%) iPad
6 10 (4.63%) Handset
7 7 (3.24%) Device Driver
7 7 (3.24%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.31%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.85%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.85%) DTV
10 4 (1.85%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.39%) Physics
11 3 (1.39%) Wiki
11 3 (1.39%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 118 (54.63%) Apple iOS
2 50 (23.15%) Windows
3 45 (20.83%) Linux
4 14 (6.48%) Windows Phone
5 12 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.31%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.85%) UNIX
8 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.39%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.93%) webOS
10 1 (0.46%) CentOS
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.41%) Android Development
2 42 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 22 (10.19%) TDD
5 21 (9.72%) OO
6 18 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 15 (6.94%) OOP
8 14 (6.48%) Web Development
9 13 (6.02%) MVC
9 13 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.09%) SOA
11 11 (5.09%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (4.63%) Analytics
12 10 (4.63%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.17%) Problem Management
13 9 (4.17%) ITIL
14 8 (3.70%) Scrum
15 6 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
16 5 (2.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (18.98%) Java
2 36 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 21 (9.72%) C
4 17 (7.87%) C#
5 16 (7.41%) C++
5 16 (7.41%) PHP
6 13 (6.02%) Objective-C
7 11 (5.09%) PHP5
7 11 (5.09%) Python
7 11 (5.09%) SQL
8 8 (3.70%) Groovy
9 4 (1.85%) Perl
10 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.39%) Scala
11 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 28 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.56%) Degree
4 8 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.46%) MCSE
5 1 (0.46%) PhD
5 1 (0.46%) ISEB
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.46%) MCDST
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.02%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) JTAG
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 16 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) XenApp
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (2.78%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) Ansible
3 2 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.46%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (11.11%) Adobe
2 21 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.94%) MobileIron
4 8 (3.70%) Apple
5 7 (3.24%) Symantec
5 7 (3.24%) Cisco
6 6 (2.78%) IronPort
6 6 (2.78%) Appcelerator
6 6 (2.78%) RightFax
7 5 (2.31%) Sencha
7 5 (2.31%) HP
7 5 (2.31%) SAP
8 4 (1.85%) Oracle
8 4 (1.85%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.39%) VMware
9 3 (1.39%) QNX
9 3 (1.39%) Lotus
9 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.93%) Citrix
10 2 (0.93%) Avaya
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