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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England / South East
Rank 109 138 148
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +10
Contract jobs citing Android 138 126 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 1.44% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.25% 5.83% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 70 60
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £300 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £19.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £45.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -28.80%

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
1672 2160 2351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.84% 24.69% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1006 1278 1153
Median daily rate £380 £353 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 161 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.23% +14.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +27 55 £325 -13.33%
Berkshire +43 35 £350 - 12
Hampshire +10 24 £394 +21.15% 15
Surrey +18 9 £375 - 6
West Sussex -39 5 £350 -6.66% 2
Kent +7 4 £450 +80.00% 6
Oxfordshire -12 3 £500 +45.45% 9
East Sussex +3 2 £320 -8.57% 4
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Android.

1 119 (47.79%) Apple iOS
2 112 (44.98%) Mobile App
3 105 (42.17%) Android Development
3 105 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (30.52%) Windows
5 70 (28.11%) Mobile Development
6 62 (24.90%) Java
7 46 (18.47%) User Experience
8 44 (17.67%) Scrum
9 40 (16.06%) Git (software)
10 39 (15.66%) Apple
11 38 (15.26%) Degree
12 37 (14.86%) Xamarin
13 36 (14.46%) iOS Development
13 36 (14.46%) C#
14 35 (14.06%) Active Directory
15 34 (13.65%) Microsoft
15 34 (13.65%) Android Studio
16 33 (13.25%) Finance
16 33 (13.25%) Banking
17 32 (12.85%) .NET
18 31 (12.45%) Android SDK
19 29 (11.65%) TDD
20 27 (10.84%) SQL
21 24 (9.64%) HTML
21 24 (9.64%) SQL Server
21 24 (9.64%) XML
21 24 (9.64%) Linux
22 23 (9.24%) CSS
22 23 (9.24%) QA

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.41%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.20%) Apache
5 3 (1.20%) IIS
6 2 (0.80%) CMS
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (7.63%) MS Office
2 18 (7.23%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.41%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.01%) InVision
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.43%) Google Play
2 15 (6.02%) Office 365
3 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.80%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.80%) GitHub
6 2 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.83%) LTE
2 12 (4.82%) WAN
3 11 (4.42%) GSM
3 11 (4.42%) HSPA
3 11 (4.42%) VPN
3 11 (4.42%) WCDMA
4 10 (4.02%) LAN
5 9 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.21%) DNS
7 7 (2.81%) Bluetooth
7 7 (2.81%) Internet
8 6 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.01%) Firewall
9 5 (2.01%) HTTP
9 5 (2.01%) VLAN
9 5 (2.01%) Wireless
10 4 (1.61%) FTP
10 4 (1.61%) IGMP
10 4 (1.61%) SMTP
10 4 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.21%) MySQL
3 8 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.21%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.20%) Hazelcast
6 2 (0.80%) GIS
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (16.06%) Git (software)
2 34 (13.65%) Android Studio
3 19 (7.63%) Eclipse
4 17 (6.83%) Xcode
5 14 (5.62%) JIRA
6 11 (4.42%) Appium
6 11 (4.42%) Gradle
7 9 (3.61%) Selenium
8 8 (3.21%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.21%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.81%) Calabash
10 6 (2.41%) JUnit
10 6 (2.41%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.01%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.61%) Axure RP
12 4 (1.61%) Maven
12 4 (1.61%) Subversion
13 3 (1.20%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.20%) Mockito
13 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (13.25%) Banking
1 33 (13.25%) Finance
2 16 (6.43%) Publishing
3 14 (5.62%) Marketing
4 11 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.61%) Retail
6 7 (2.81%) Electronics
6 7 (2.81%) Games
7 4 (1.61%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 119 (47.79%) Developer
2 69 (27.71%) Android Developer
3 31 (12.45%) Designer
4 25 (10.04%) UI Designer
5 20 (8.03%) Architect
6 19 (7.63%) Xamarin Developer
7 18 (7.23%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.02%) Applications Developer
8 15 (6.02%) Java Android Developer
9 14 (5.62%) Mobile Designer
9 14 (5.62%) Mobile UI Designer
9 14 (5.62%) UX Designer
10 13 (5.22%) UI/UX Designer
11 12 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.42%) Analyst
12 11 (4.42%) IT Support
12 11 (4.42%) Mobile Developer
12 11 (4.42%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.02%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.21%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.85%) .NET
2 31 (12.45%) Android SDK
3 24 (9.64%) HTML
3 24 (9.64%) XML
4 23 (9.24%) CSS
5 22 (8.84%) REST
6 20 (8.03%) JSON
7 19 (7.63%) Web Services
8 17 (6.83%) RESTful
9 13 (5.22%) OpenGL
10 9 (3.61%) WPF
11 7 (2.81%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.81%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (2.81%) jQuery
12 6 (2.41%) HTML5
13 5 (2.01%) SOAP
13 5 (2.01%) Spring
13 5 (2.01%) Xamarin.iOS
14 4 (1.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 112 (44.98%) Mobile App
2 46 (18.47%) User Experience
3 21 (8.43%) Mobile Banking
4 20 (8.03%) Computer Science
5 19 (7.63%) iPhone
6 17 (6.83%) iPad
7 16 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.02%) Blackberry
9 9 (3.61%) Management Information System
10 8 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (2.81%) Animation
12 6 (2.41%) Smartphone
13 4 (1.61%) CESG
13 4 (1.61%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.61%) IPTV
13 4 (1.61%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (1.61%) Video on Demand
14 3 (1.20%) Digital Media
14 3 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
14 3 (1.20%) STB
Operating Systems
1 119 (47.79%) Apple iOS
2 76 (30.52%) Windows
3 24 (9.64%) Linux
4 21 (8.43%) Windows 7
5 19 (7.63%) Windows Server
6 16 (6.43%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.21%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.21%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (2.81%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 7 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.01%) Unix
9 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
1 105 (42.17%) Android Development
2 70 (28.11%) Mobile Development
3 44 (17.67%) Scrum
4 36 (14.46%) iOS Development
5 29 (11.65%) TDD
6 22 (8.84%) Mentoring
7 20 (8.03%) Project Management
8 19 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (6.43%) OO
9 16 (6.43%) Service Design
10 15 (6.02%) Coaching
11 14 (5.62%) DevOps
12 13 (5.22%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.22%) Front End Development
13 12 (4.82%) BDD
13 12 (4.82%) Problem Management
13 12 (4.82%) Software Engineering
14 11 (4.42%) Memory Management
14 11 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.90%) Java
2 36 (14.46%) C#
3 27 (10.84%) SQL
4 22 (8.84%) Objective-C
5 21 (8.43%) Apple Swift
5 21 (8.43%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.62%) C++
7 10 (4.02%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.21%) C
8 8 (3.21%) PHP
9 5 (2.01%) Python
9 5 (2.01%) Ruby
9 5 (2.01%) Scala
9 5 (2.01%) VBScript
10 4 (1.61%) VB
10 4 (1.61%) XAML
11 3 (1.20%) Groovy
11 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.80%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.80%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 38 (15.26%) Degree
2 13 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.20%) CCIP
4 3 (1.20%) CCNA
4 3 (1.20%) CCNP
4 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.20%) JNCIA
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.80%) ISEB
5 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) HNC
6 1 (0.40%) HND
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.24%) QA
2 9 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 35 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.61%) Docker
4 2 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
5 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.43%) AirWatch
2 9 (3.61%) SCCM
3 4 (1.61%) Nagios
3 4 (1.61%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.61%) WSUS
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.80%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.40%) OpenView
6 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 39 (15.66%) Apple
2 37 (14.86%) Xamarin
3 34 (13.65%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.43%) Citrix
5 17 (6.83%) Adobe
6 15 (6.02%) Google
7 14 (5.62%) VMware
8 11 (4.42%) HP
9 9 (3.61%) Cisco
9 9 (3.61%) Oracle
10 5 (2.01%) Dell
10 5 (2.01%) Remedy
11 4 (1.61%) IBM
11 4 (1.61%) Lotus
11 4 (1.61%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.61%) Samsung
11 4 (1.61%) Symantec
11 4 (1.61%) Toshiba
12 3 (1.20%) Ericsson
12 3 (1.20%) Huawei
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