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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 123 156 160
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 134 112 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.17% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.30% 4.77% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 39
Average daily rate £350 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £205 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £15.10 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £33.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.08% -7.07%
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
2127 2347 2069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.84% 24.60% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1149 916
Average daily rate £360 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 201 248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
West Sussex +35 33 £363 +133.87% 4
Hampshire -16 27 £338 +3.84% 15
Buckinghamshire +30 24 £350 +5.26% 2
Oxfordshire +19 17 £344 +41.02% 13
Berkshire -10 13 - - 9
Surrey -15 9 £400 -5.88% 18
East Sussex +15 7 £350 -6.66% 1
Kent - 3 £268 - 2
Middlesex -6 1 £230 -46.19%
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 141 (54.86%) Android Development
2 137 (53.31%) Apple iOS
3 134 (52.14%) Mobile App
4 110 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (33.85%) Java
6 78 (30.35%) User Experience
7 69 (26.85%) Android SDK
8 46 (17.90%) Windows
9 45 (17.51%) Mobile Development
10 40 (15.56%) iOS Development
11 39 (15.18%) JavaScript
12 37 (14.40%) HTML
13 36 (14.01%) SQL
13 36 (14.01%) OO
14 34 (13.23%) QA
15 31 (12.06%) CSS
16 30 (11.67%) Eclipse
16 30 (11.67%) REST
17 29 (11.28%) JSON
18 27 (10.51%) Git (software)
19 26 (10.12%) Automated Testing
20 25 (9.73%) Software Engineering
20 25 (9.73%) Mobile Application Development
21 24 (9.34%) Apple
22 23 (8.95%) Scrum
22 23 (8.95%) SOAP
22 23 (8.95%) C++
23 22 (8.56%) HTML5
23 22 (8.56%) E-Commerce
23 22 (8.56%) Degree

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (7.39%) Node.js
2 6 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.17%) Confluence
3 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
4 2 (0.78%) concrete5
4 2 (0.78%) Drupal
4 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (0.78%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.78%) WordPress
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.78%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.78%) GIMP
4 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.56%) Heroku
2 4 (1.56%) PaaS
3 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.78%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.78%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.78%) Office 365
5 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.72%) DNS
1 7 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (2.33%) HTTP
3 5 (1.95%) DHCP
3 5 (1.95%) VoIP
3 5 (1.95%) VPN
4 4 (1.56%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.17%) LDAP
5 3 (1.17%) PPP
5 3 (1.17%) PPTP
5 3 (1.17%) SSH
6 2 (0.78%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.78%) FTP
6 2 (0.78%) LAN
6 2 (0.78%) PBX
6 2 (0.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.56%) MySQL
1 4 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.39%) Big Data
3 1 (0.39%) DB2
3 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (11.67%) Eclipse
2 27 (10.51%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.78%) Android Studio
3 20 (7.78%) Subversion
4 15 (5.84%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.28%) Appium
5 11 (4.28%) JIRA
6 10 (3.89%) Ant
6 10 (3.89%) Artifactory
6 10 (3.89%) Gradle
6 10 (3.89%) Maven
6 10 (3.89%) Mockito
6 10 (3.89%) Robotium
6 10 (3.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.33%) Selenium
9 5 (1.95%) gulp
9 5 (1.95%) webpack
10 4 (1.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (1.56%) Gerrit
General
1 16 (6.23%) Banking
2 15 (5.84%) Finance
3 13 (5.06%) Publishing
4 11 (4.28%) Retail
5 8 (3.11%) Marketing
6 5 (1.95%) Electronics
6 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (52.92%) Developer
2 98 (38.13%) Android Developer
3 25 (9.73%) Applications Developer
4 24 (9.34%) QA Engineer
5 23 (8.95%) Applications Engineer
6 22 (8.56%) Senior Developer
7 21 (8.17%) Designer
7 21 (8.17%) Java Developer
8 20 (7.78%) Mobile Developer
8 20 (7.78%) Senior Android Developer
9 19 (7.39%) Android Engineer
10 17 (6.61%) UI Designer
11 16 (6.23%) iOS Developer
11 16 (6.23%) Mobile UI Designer
12 15 (5.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 14 (5.45%) iOS Android Developer
13 14 (5.45%) Tester
14 13 (5.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 13 (5.06%) Software Engineer
14 13 (5.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (26.85%) Android SDK
2 37 (14.40%) HTML
3 31 (12.06%) CSS
4 30 (11.67%) REST
5 29 (11.28%) JSON
6 23 (8.95%) SOAP
7 22 (8.56%) HTML5
8 17 (6.61%) AngularJS
9 15 (5.84%) CSS3
10 14 (5.45%) .NET
10 14 (5.45%) jQuery
11 13 (5.06%) XML
12 12 (4.67%) OpenGL
13 10 (3.89%) RoboGuice
14 9 (3.50%) Core Animation
15 8 (3.11%) HTML5 Canvas
15 8 (3.11%) OpenGL ES
15 8 (3.11%) RESTful
15 8 (3.11%) Sass
15 8 (3.11%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 134 (52.14%) Mobile App
2 78 (30.35%) User Experience
3 14 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.28%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.50%) Animation
6 8 (3.11%) Motion Graphics
7 7 (2.72%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.17%) Physics
8 3 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.78%) BYOD
9 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.78%) iPhone
9 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.78%) Wiki
10 1 (0.39%) AS400
10 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 137 (53.31%) Apple iOS
2 46 (17.90%) Windows
3 15 (5.84%) Linux
4 12 (4.67%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.28%) Windows Phone
6 7 (2.72%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.72%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.95%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.95%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.17%) BlackBerry OS
9 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.17%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.78%) CentOS
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (54.86%) Android Development
2 110 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (17.51%) Mobile Development
4 40 (15.56%) iOS Development
5 36 (14.01%) OO
6 26 (10.12%) Automated Testing
7 25 (9.73%) Mobile Application Development
7 25 (9.73%) Software Engineering
8 23 (8.95%) Scrum
9 22 (8.56%) E-Commerce
10 21 (8.17%) Open Source
10 21 (8.17%) TDD
11 19 (7.39%) Regression Testing
12 16 (6.23%) BDD
12 16 (6.23%) Black-Box Testing
12 16 (6.23%) Front End Development
13 15 (5.84%) Unit Testing
14 14 (5.45%) Typography
15 11 (4.28%) Project Management
15 11 (4.28%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (33.85%) Java
2 39 (15.18%) JavaScript
3 36 (14.01%) SQL
4 23 (8.95%) C++
5 21 (8.17%) C#
6 17 (6.61%) Objective-C
7 16 (6.23%) Python
8 11 (4.28%) C
9 7 (2.72%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.95%) ES6
11 4 (1.56%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.78%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.78%) PHP
12 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.78%) Ruby
12 2 (0.78%) VB
13 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.56%) Degree
2 3 (1.17%) ISEB
2 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.39%) MCP
4 1 (0.39%) MCSE
4 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.23%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) Firmware
3 2 (0.78%) Samba
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.56%) Ansible
2 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.17%) SCCM
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (9.34%) Apple
2 18 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.06%) Xamarin
4 11 (4.28%) Google
5 6 (2.33%) MobileIron
6 3 (1.17%) Cisco
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle
7 2 (0.78%) Adobe
7 2 (0.78%) IBM
7 2 (0.78%) ION Trading
7 2 (0.78%) Remedy
7 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.78%) Symantec
7 2 (0.78%) Zend
8 1 (0.39%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.39%) Bomgar
8 1 (0.39%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.39%) Splunk
8 1 (0.39%) VMware
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