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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 171 145 172
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Contract jobs citing Android 91 110 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 1.20% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.99% 5.01% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 37
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £334
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +118.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £16.75 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £46.75 £132.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.80%
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
2282 2197 2071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.94% 23.89% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1083 1034
Average daily rate £360 £325 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 201 263
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -18 22 £358 +10.00% 20
Hampshire -19 15 £363 +9.84% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 13 £350 -12.50% 6
Kent - 13 - - 2
West Sussex +1 10 £325 +18.18% 3
Surrey +2 8 £300 - 11
Oxfordshire -26 5 £425 +25.92% 12
Middlesex -2 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £438 - 4
Sussex - 1 £375 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 126 (57.27%) Apple iOS
2 102 (46.36%) Mobile App
3 101 (45.91%) Android Development
4 84 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (36.82%) Java
6 47 (21.36%) HTML
7 46 (20.91%) JavaScript
7 46 (20.91%) iOS Development
8 43 (19.55%) User Experience
9 42 (19.09%) Mobile Development
10 41 (18.64%) REST
11 36 (16.36%) Software Engineering
11 36 (16.36%) JSON
12 35 (15.91%) Windows
12 35 (15.91%) Linux
13 32 (14.55%) Android SDK
14 29 (13.18%) HTML5
14 29 (13.18%) C#
15 26 (11.82%) CSS
15 26 (11.82%) Git (software)
16 25 (11.36%) Scrum
17 22 (10.00%) Web Services
17 22 (10.00%) Python
17 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
17 22 (10.00%) OpenGL
18 21 (9.55%) SQL
19 19 (8.64%) Mobile Application Development
19 19 (8.64%) Objective-C
19 19 (8.64%) jQuery
20 18 (8.18%) OO

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (4.55%) Node.js
2 6 (2.73%) Lync
2 6 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.27%) Apache
4 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.36%) IIS
4 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.36%) nginx
4 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) uiautomator
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.00%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.45%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.36%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.45%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.00%) Internet
2 7 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.27%) DNS
4 5 (2.27%) HTTP
5 4 (1.82%) Wireless
5 4 (1.82%) SAN
5 4 (1.82%) LTE
6 3 (1.36%) NAS
6 3 (1.36%) Firewall
6 3 (1.36%) Intranet
6 3 (1.36%) Extranet
6 3 (1.36%) SSL
6 3 (1.36%) LDAP
7 2 (0.91%) NFC
8 1 (0.45%) PABX
8 1 (0.45%) Skype
8 1 (0.45%) ADSL
8 1 (0.45%) PSTN
8 1 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.09%) MySQL
1 9 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.36%) DB2
4 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.45%) SQLite
5 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.45%) Informix
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (11.82%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.82%) Selenium
3 12 (5.45%) WebDriver
4 11 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 11 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (5.00%) Gerrit
5 10 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.09%) Xcode
7 8 (3.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 7 (3.18%) Appium
9 5 (2.27%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.27%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.82%) Subversion
11 3 (1.36%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.36%) JIRA
11 3 (1.36%) TestComplete
11 3 (1.36%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.36%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.91%) Android Studio
General
1 15 (6.82%) Games
2 11 (5.00%) Finance
3 6 (2.73%) Publishing
3 6 (2.73%) Retail
4 5 (2.27%) Back Office
4 5 (2.27%) Electronics
4 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Front Office
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (54.55%) Developer
2 49 (22.27%) Android Developer
3 35 (15.91%) Mobile Developer
4 22 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 20 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 18 (8.18%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.73%) Tester
8 14 (6.36%) Analyst
9 12 (5.45%) Designer
10 11 (5.00%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.64%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.64%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.64%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Automation Tester
12 7 (3.18%) Programmer
13 6 (2.73%) Architect
13 6 (2.73%) Support Engineer
13 6 (2.73%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (2.73%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.36%) HTML
2 41 (18.64%) REST
3 36 (16.36%) JSON
4 32 (14.55%) Android SDK
5 29 (13.18%) HTML5
6 26 (11.82%) CSS
7 22 (10.00%) Web Services
7 22 (10.00%) OpenGL
8 19 (8.64%) jQuery
9 18 (8.18%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.73%) .NET
11 15 (6.82%) PhoneGap
12 13 (5.91%) XML
13 12 (5.45%) CSS3
14 11 (5.00%) OAuth
15 10 (4.55%) SOAP
16 9 (4.09%) Cocoa
16 9 (4.09%) Apache Cordova
17 8 (3.64%) ASP.NET
17 8 (3.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (46.36%) Mobile App
2 43 (19.55%) User Experience
3 14 (6.36%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.45%) Social Media
5 7 (3.18%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.27%) iPhone
7 5 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.27%) iPad
7 5 (2.27%) GIS
7 5 (2.27%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.27%) BYOD
8 4 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.36%) iSeries
9 3 (1.36%) AS400
10 2 (0.91%) Animation
10 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.91%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 126 (57.27%) Apple iOS
2 35 (15.91%) Windows
2 35 (15.91%) Linux
3 13 (5.91%) UNIX
4 12 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.18%) Windows Phone
6 6 (2.73%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.73%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.82%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.36%) BlackBerry OS
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (45.91%) Android Development
2 84 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (20.91%) iOS Development
4 42 (19.09%) Mobile Development
5 36 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 25 (11.36%) Scrum
7 19 (8.64%) Mobile Application Development
8 18 (8.18%) OO
9 17 (7.73%) TDD
10 14 (6.36%) Test Automation
11 12 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.00%) BDD
13 10 (4.55%) Test Scripting
13 10 (4.55%) Unit Testing
14 8 (3.64%) Test Management
14 8 (3.64%) Data Protection
14 8 (3.64%) Regression Testing
15 7 (3.18%) Migration
15 7 (3.18%) Open Source
15 7 (3.18%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.82%) Java
2 46 (20.91%) JavaScript
3 29 (13.18%) C#
4 22 (10.00%) Python
5 21 (9.55%) SQL
6 19 (8.64%) Objective-C
7 17 (7.73%) C++
8 13 (5.91%) C
9 12 (5.45%) PHP
10 5 (2.27%) Perl
11 4 (1.82%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.91%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.91%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.91%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 11 (5.00%) Degree
2 9 (4.09%) ISEB
3 7 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.45%) VCP5
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (1.82%) IEC 61508
2 4 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.91%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.45%) XenApp
3 1 (0.45%) Firmware
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.18%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.82%) Nagios
3 3 (1.36%) Ansible
4 2 (0.91%) SELinux
5 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.45%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.73%) Apple
3 12 (5.45%) Google
4 7 (3.18%) Xamarin
4 7 (3.18%) MobileIron
5 6 (2.73%) ION Trading
5 6 (2.73%) Oracle
6 5 (2.27%) VMware
7 4 (1.82%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.36%) Sencha
8 3 (1.36%) Nintex
8 3 (1.36%) IBM
8 3 (1.36%) Telerik
8 3 (1.36%) Endeca
8 3 (1.36%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.91%) HP
9 2 (0.91%) Dell
9 2 (0.91%) ExactTarget
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix
10 1 (0.45%) BMC
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