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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 160 140 131
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing Android 125 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 1.30% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.23% 5.17% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 83 68
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.60 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.90% -7.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.50 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.01 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
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
2392 2493 2382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.80% 25.10% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1273 1178
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 226 241
Median hourly rate £18.63 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 5 May 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 5 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Sussex -12 39 £375 +15.38% 1
Hampshire -17 22 £450 +38.46% 16
Buckinghamshire +20 21 £375 -25.00% 4
Surrey -4 16 £394 -7.35% 8
Berkshire -10 9 £313 +6.38% 9
Kent -22 6 £525 - 3
East Sussex +9 5 £350 - 4
Oxfordshire +8 3 £345 +10.40% 9
Middlesex -7 1 £230 -48.88%
Sussex - 1 £385 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £350 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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.

1 143 (52.38%) Apple iOS
2 138 (50.55%) Android Development
3 121 (44.32%) Mobile App
4 120 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (32.23%) Java
6 87 (31.87%) User Experience
7 79 (28.94%) Android SDK
8 63 (23.08%) Mobile Development
9 41 (15.02%) SQL
10 36 (13.19%) JavaScript
11 35 (12.82%) CSS
12 34 (12.45%) Windows
12 34 (12.45%) HTML
12 34 (12.45%) QA
12 34 (12.45%) Git (software)
12 34 (12.45%) iOS Development
13 33 (12.09%) REST
13 33 (12.09%) Software Engineering
14 32 (11.72%) Automated Testing
15 29 (10.62%) Degree
15 29 (10.62%) JSON
15 29 (10.62%) Computer Science
15 29 (10.62%) OO
15 29 (10.62%) Eclipse
16 28 (10.26%) Android Studio
17 26 (9.52%) SOAP
18 24 (8.79%) RESTful
19 22 (8.06%) Scrum
19 22 (8.06%) Open Source
19 22 (8.06%) HTML5

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 18 (6.59%) Node.js
2 5 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.10%) CMS
3 3 (1.10%) Confluence
4 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.73%) concrete5
4 2 (0.73%) Drupal
4 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.73%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (0.73%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.73%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.73%) WordPress
5 1 (0.37%) Apache
5 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.37%) nginx
5 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.56%) MS Office
1 7 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (2.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.73%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.73%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.73%) GIMP
3 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (0.73%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.73%) Office 365
3 2 (0.73%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.66%) Bluetooth
2 6 (2.20%) DNS
3 5 (1.83%) VoIP
3 5 (1.83%) VPN
4 4 (1.47%) DHCP
5 3 (1.10%) HTTP
5 3 (1.10%) LAN
5 3 (1.10%) LDAP
5 3 (1.10%) SSH
5 3 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.73%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.73%) FTP
6 2 (0.73%) PBX
6 2 (0.73%) SAN
6 2 (0.73%) WAN
6 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.37%) PPP
7 1 (0.37%) PPTP
7 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.20%) MySQL
2 5 (1.83%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.37%) Big Data
4 1 (0.37%) DB2
4 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.37%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.37%) Redis
4 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (12.45%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.62%) Eclipse
3 28 (10.26%) Android Studio
4 18 (6.59%) Gradle
5 17 (6.23%) Jenkins
6 16 (5.86%) Subversion
7 13 (4.76%) JIRA
8 10 (3.66%) Appium
9 9 (3.30%) Ant
9 9 (3.30%) Artifactory
9 9 (3.30%) Maven
9 9 (3.30%) Mockito
9 9 (3.30%) Robotium
9 9 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.93%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (1.83%) gulp
11 5 (1.83%) Selenium
11 5 (1.83%) webpack
General
1 20 (7.33%) Finance
2 19 (6.96%) Banking
3 13 (4.76%) Publishing
4 8 (2.93%) Retail
5 7 (2.56%) Electronics
5 7 (2.56%) Marketing
6 5 (1.83%) Back Office
6 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.73%) Legal
7 2 (0.73%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (52.38%) Developer
2 105 (38.46%) Android Developer
3 37 (13.55%) Designer
4 32 (11.72%) Mobile Designer
5 25 (9.16%) QA Engineer
6 23 (8.42%) Mobile UI Designer
6 23 (8.42%) UI Designer
7 22 (8.06%) Java Developer
8 20 (7.33%) Java Android Developer
9 19 (6.96%) Android Engineer
10 18 (6.59%) Applications Engineer
10 18 (6.59%) Mobile Developer
11 17 (6.23%) Applications Developer
11 17 (6.23%) UX Designer
12 15 (5.49%) Mobile UX Designer
13 12 (4.40%) Mobile Engineer
13 12 (4.40%) Mobile Tester
13 12 (4.40%) Software Engineer
13 12 (4.40%) Tester
14 11 (4.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.94%) Android SDK
2 35 (12.82%) CSS
3 34 (12.45%) HTML
4 33 (12.09%) REST
5 29 (10.62%) JSON
6 26 (9.52%) SOAP
7 24 (8.79%) RESTful
8 22 (8.06%) HTML5
9 18 (6.59%) CSS3
10 17 (6.23%) jQuery
11 15 (5.49%) AngularJS
11 15 (5.49%) Web Services
12 14 (5.13%) .NET
12 14 (5.13%) OpenGL
13 10 (3.66%) Core Animation
13 10 (3.66%) XML
14 9 (3.30%) RoboGuice
15 8 (2.93%) HTML5 Canvas
15 8 (2.93%) OpenGL ES
15 8 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 121 (44.32%) Mobile App
2 87 (31.87%) User Experience
3 29 (10.62%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.03%) Animation
5 10 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.93%) Motion Graphics
7 7 (2.56%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.10%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.10%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.10%) iPad
9 3 (1.10%) iPhone
9 3 (1.10%) Physics
9 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.73%) Mechatronics
10 2 (0.73%) Wiki
11 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 143 (52.38%) Apple iOS
2 34 (12.45%) Windows
3 14 (5.13%) Linux
4 12 (4.40%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.66%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.83%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.47%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.10%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.73%) CentOS
11 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.73%) Unix
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (50.55%) Android Development
2 120 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (23.08%) Mobile Development
4 34 (12.45%) iOS Development
5 33 (12.09%) Software Engineering
6 32 (11.72%) Automated Testing
7 29 (10.62%) OO
8 22 (8.06%) Open Source
8 22 (8.06%) Scrum
9 21 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
10 20 (7.33%) TDD
11 19 (6.96%) E-Commerce
12 17 (6.23%) Regression Testing
13 16 (5.86%) BDD
13 16 (5.86%) Black-Box Testing
13 16 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (5.49%) Software Testing
14 15 (5.49%) Typography
15 12 (4.40%) Unit Testing
16 10 (3.66%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (32.23%) Java
2 41 (15.02%) SQL
3 36 (13.19%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.23%) C#
5 16 (5.86%) Python
6 15 (5.49%) C++
7 10 (3.66%) Objective-C
8 9 (3.30%) PHP
9 8 (2.93%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.56%) Apple Swift
11 6 (2.20%) C
12 5 (1.83%) ES6
13 4 (1.47%) Scala
13 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.73%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.73%) Ruby
14 2 (0.73%) VB
15 1 (0.37%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (10.62%) Degree
2 2 (0.73%) MCP
3 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) ISEB
3 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.37%) MCSE
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.37%) PhD
3 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.45%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) Samba
3 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) Ansible
2 3 (1.10%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.73%) SCCM
4 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.37%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (6.59%) Apple
2 17 (6.23%) Google
3 14 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.03%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.83%) SAP
6 4 (1.47%) Adobe
7 3 (1.10%) Zend
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco
8 2 (0.73%) MobileIron
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle
8 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.73%) Symantec
9 1 (0.37%) Avaya
9 1 (0.37%) Citrix
9 1 (0.37%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.37%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.37%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.37%) NetApp
9 1 (0.37%) Pegasus
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £425 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £325-375pd
Posted: 6 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Farnham
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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