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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 146 148 154
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 107 89 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.06% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.75% 4.38% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 23
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£325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.53% -9.72%
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
2254 2034 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.58% 24.15% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 903 755
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 245 255
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.25 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Hampshire +1 44 £313 -7.40% 5
Berkshire -2 27 £323 -19.37% 14
Surrey +7 14 £425 +33.33% 14
Buckinghamshire -17 7 £323 -19.37% 5
West Sussex -11 4 £155 -40.95% 2
Oxfordshire -12 4 £210 - 15
Middlesex +1 3 £428 - 2
East Sussex -14 3 £375 +150.00% 4
Kent - - - - 5
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 110 (52.38%) Apple iOS
2 82 (39.05%) Android Development
3 68 (32.38%) Java
4 54 (25.71%) Mobile App
5 47 (22.38%) Windows
6 45 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (19.52%) Git (software)
8 37 (17.62%) iOS Development
9 34 (16.19%) JavaScript
10 33 (15.71%) HTML
10 33 (15.71%) Android SDK
11 28 (13.33%) Linux
12 27 (12.86%) JSON
13 26 (12.38%) REST
13 26 (12.38%) PhoneGap
14 25 (11.90%) Subversion
15 24 (11.43%) Software Engineering
16 22 (10.48%) HTML5
16 22 (10.48%) Unit Testing
17 20 (9.52%) Jenkins
17 20 (9.52%) CSS
17 20 (9.52%) OO
18 19 (9.05%) Python
18 19 (9.05%) .NET
18 19 (9.05%) Publishing
19 18 (8.57%) Maven
19 18 (8.57%) Ant
19 18 (8.57%) Blackberry
19 18 (8.57%) iPhone
20 17 (8.10%) Appium

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (2.38%) Lync
2 4 (1.90%) CMS
2 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.95%) Node.js
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
5 1 (0.48%) nginx
5 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.48%) WordPress
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (6.67%) MS Office
2 7 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.95%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) PaaS
1 4 (1.90%) Heroku
2 3 (1.43%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.29%) GSM
1 9 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.81%) Network Security
3 7 (3.33%) 3G
3 7 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 6 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.86%) 2G
4 6 (2.86%) SSL
4 6 (2.86%) 3GPP
4 6 (2.86%) GPRS
4 6 (2.86%) 4G
5 5 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (1.90%) UPnP
6 4 (1.90%) WPA
6 4 (1.90%) DVB
6 4 (1.90%) 802.11
6 4 (1.90%) SAN
6 4 (1.90%) Internet
6 4 (1.90%) DNS
6 4 (1.90%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.10%) MySQL
2 5 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.90%) SQLite
3 4 (1.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (19.52%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.90%) Subversion
3 20 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 18 (8.57%) Maven
4 18 (8.57%) Ant
5 17 (8.10%) Appium
6 16 (7.62%) JIRA
7 14 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (5.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 11 (5.24%) Selenium
8 11 (5.24%) Xcode
9 9 (4.29%) Artifactory
9 9 (4.29%) Robotium
9 9 (4.29%) Mockito
10 8 (3.81%) IntelliJ
10 8 (3.81%) Calabash
10 8 (3.81%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.38%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.90%) Gradle
13 3 (1.43%) Gerrit
General
1 19 (9.05%) Publishing
2 15 (7.14%) Finance
3 11 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.33%) Marketing
5 5 (2.38%) Retail
6 4 (1.90%) Games
6 4 (1.90%) Advertising
7 3 (1.43%) Electronics
7 3 (1.43%) Back Office
8 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.95%) Law
8 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (52.38%) Developer
2 55 (26.19%) Android Developer
3 39 (18.57%) Mobile Developer
4 20 (9.52%) Tester
5 16 (7.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 14 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.71%) Analyst
8 11 (5.24%) iOS Developer
9 10 (4.76%) Applications Developer
10 9 (4.29%) Mobile Tester
11 8 (3.81%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.81%) Automation Tester
12 7 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (2.86%) Software Tester
13 6 (2.86%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.38%) Designer
14 5 (2.38%) Support Engineer
15 4 (1.90%) Java Developer
15 4 (1.90%) Support Technician
15 4 (1.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.71%) HTML
1 33 (15.71%) Android SDK
2 27 (12.86%) JSON
3 26 (12.38%) REST
3 26 (12.38%) PhoneGap
4 22 (10.48%) HTML5
5 20 (9.52%) CSS
6 19 (9.05%) .NET
7 17 (8.10%) JNI
7 17 (8.10%) jQuery
8 16 (7.62%) Web Services
9 15 (7.14%) iOS SDK
10 13 (6.19%) Android NDK
11 12 (5.71%) RoboGuice
12 11 (5.24%) Apache Cordova
12 11 (5.24%) AngularJS
13 10 (4.76%) XML
14 6 (2.86%) J2EE
14 6 (2.86%) RESTful
15 5 (2.38%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (25.71%) Mobile App
2 18 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 18 (8.57%) iPhone
3 16 (7.62%) User Experience
4 14 (6.67%) iPad
5 11 (5.24%) Smartphone
6 9 (4.29%) Open Source
7 7 (3.33%) PKI
8 6 (2.86%) CESG
8 6 (2.86%) DTV
8 6 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.38%) Robotics
10 4 (1.90%) IPTV
10 4 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.43%) Handset
11 3 (1.43%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.95%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 110 (52.38%) Apple iOS
2 47 (22.38%) Windows
3 28 (13.33%) Linux
4 12 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 11 (5.24%) Mac OS X
6 10 (4.76%) Windows Phone
7 9 (4.29%) UNIX
8 6 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.38%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.05%) Android Development
2 45 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (17.62%) iOS Development
4 24 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 22 (10.48%) Unit Testing
6 20 (9.52%) OO
7 16 (7.62%) Scrum
7 16 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (7.62%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (6.19%) User Stories
8 13 (6.19%) OOP
9 10 (4.76%) TDD
10 9 (4.29%) Cyber Security
10 9 (4.29%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.29%) Automated Testing
11 8 (3.81%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.81%) Load Testing
12 7 (3.33%) Software Testing
13 6 (2.86%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.38%) Java
2 34 (16.19%) JavaScript
3 19 (9.05%) Python
4 17 (8.10%) C
5 15 (7.14%) C#
5 15 (7.14%) SQL
6 9 (4.29%) Objective-C
7 8 (3.81%) C++
8 5 (2.38%) PHP
9 4 (1.90%) AppleScript
9 4 (1.90%) VC++
9 4 (1.90%) VB
10 3 (1.43%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.43%) VBScript
11 2 (0.95%) Groovy
12 1 (0.48%) Delphi
12 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.48%) VBA
12 1 (0.48%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.48%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 16 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.24%) DV Cleared
2 11 (5.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.86%) ISEB
4 3 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.43%) MCP
4 3 (1.43%) MCSE
4 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.43%) Degree
5 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.95%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) QA
2 3 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.86%) Firmware
3 5 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) IAG
5 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (3.33%) SCCM
2 4 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.48%) SCOM
4 1 (0.48%) Ansible
4 1 (0.48%) SELinux
4 1 (0.48%) cPanel
4 1 (0.48%) Nagios
4 1 (0.48%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (6.19%) Google
2 11 (5.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.76%) Apple
4 6 (2.86%) Symantec
4 6 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.86%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.38%) Syclo
5 5 (2.38%) F5
5 5 (2.38%) SAP
5 5 (2.38%) VMware
6 4 (1.90%) Altiris
7 3 (1.43%) Appcelerator
7 3 (1.43%) Facebook
7 3 (1.43%) HP
7 3 (1.43%) Adobe
7 3 (1.43%) Avaya
7 3 (1.43%) Mitel
8 2 (0.95%) Cisco
8 2 (0.95%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
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