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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 159 185 144
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -41
Contract jobs citing Android 95 84 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 0.86% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.93% 3.63% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 53
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £453 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +218.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £35.80 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+157.14% +7.69%
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
1926 2313 2256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.90% 23.71% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1287 1153
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 201 231
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Berkshire +21 33 £350 -2.09% 8
Surrey +13 17 £200 -38.46% 5
Buckinghamshire +16 12 £400 +14.28% 3
Hampshire +18 11 £325 -9.09% 7
West Sussex -11 7 - - 1
Oxfordshire -1 6 £325 +225.00% 4
East Sussex - 5 £348 - 4
Middlesex +2 1 £350 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 92 (47.42%) Apple iOS
2 83 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (39.69%) Android Development
4 66 (34.02%) Mobile App
5 48 (24.74%) User Experience
6 44 (22.68%) Windows
7 41 (21.13%) Java
8 35 (18.04%) Microsoft
8 35 (18.04%) Mobile Development
9 30 (15.46%) JavaScript
10 28 (14.43%) CSS
11 27 (13.92%) HTML
11 27 (13.92%) Active Directory
12 26 (13.40%) Android SDK
12 26 (13.40%) Git (software)
13 25 (12.89%) C#
14 24 (12.37%) .NET
15 23 (11.86%) Computer Science
15 23 (11.86%) RESTful
15 23 (11.86%) Google Play
16 21 (10.82%) REST
16 21 (10.82%) Xamarin
16 21 (10.82%) JSON
17 20 (10.31%) SQL
17 20 (10.31%) Apple
17 20 (10.31%) Scrum
18 19 (9.79%) Automated Testing
18 19 (9.79%) iOS Development
19 18 (9.28%) Software Engineering
20 17 (8.76%) Degree

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 14 (7.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (5.67%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.55%) Confluence
6 3 (1.55%) IIS
7 2 (1.03%) CMS
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.03%) WordPress
8 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (8.76%) MS Office
2 12 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.19%) Photoshop
3 6 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.03%) InDesign
5 2 (1.03%) InVision
6 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.55%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.86%) Google Play
2 11 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.67%) Office 365
3 5 (2.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.55%) SaaS
5 2 (1.03%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.03%) IaaS
5 2 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.03%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.15%) LAN
2 9 (4.64%) Bluetooth
2 9 (4.64%) DHCP
2 9 (4.64%) DNS
2 9 (4.64%) Skype
2 9 (4.64%) WAN
3 8 (4.12%) SMTP
4 7 (3.61%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (2.58%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.06%) Internet
7 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.55%) SAN
7 3 (1.55%) VoIP
7 3 (1.55%) Wireless
8 2 (1.03%) Intranet
8 2 (1.03%) Network Security
8 2 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.03%) VPN
9 1 (0.52%) MQTT
9 1 (0.52%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.40%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.73%) Android Studio
3 14 (7.22%) Gradle
4 12 (6.19%) JIRA
5 8 (4.12%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.61%) Axure RP
6 7 (3.61%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.09%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.06%) Subversion
9 3 (1.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.55%) Appium
9 3 (1.55%) Robotium
9 3 (1.55%) Selenium
9 3 (1.55%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.03%) Grunt
10 2 (1.03%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.03%) Maven
10 2 (1.03%) Mockito
10 2 (1.03%) MSTest
General
1 15 (7.73%) Finance
2 11 (5.67%) Banking
3 8 (4.12%) Marketing
4 7 (3.61%) Publishing
4 7 (3.61%) Retail
5 5 (2.58%) Electronics
6 4 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.06%) Games
7 3 (1.55%) Advertising
7 3 (1.55%) Back Office
8 2 (1.03%) Automotive
8 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (54.12%) Developer
2 60 (30.93%) Android Developer
3 21 (10.82%) Designer
4 18 (9.28%) UI Designer
5 14 (7.22%) Applications Developer
6 13 (6.70%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (6.70%) UX Designer
6 13 (6.70%) Xamarin Developer
7 11 (5.67%) UI/UX Designer
8 10 (5.15%) Mobile Designer
8 10 (5.15%) Mobile UI Designer
9 8 (4.12%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 7 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (3.61%) Java Android Developer
10 7 (3.61%) UI Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Agile Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Applications Engineer
11 6 (3.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.43%) CSS
2 27 (13.92%) HTML
3 26 (13.40%) Android SDK
4 24 (12.37%) .NET
5 23 (11.86%) RESTful
6 21 (10.82%) JSON
6 21 (10.82%) REST
7 16 (8.25%) Web Services
8 14 (7.22%) HTML5
9 12 (6.19%) jQuery
10 11 (5.67%) CSS3
10 11 (5.67%) XML
11 9 (4.64%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.64%) Node.js
12 6 (3.09%) OpenGL
12 6 (3.09%) PhoneGap
13 5 (2.58%) WPF
14 4 (2.06%) Ajax
14 4 (2.06%) ASP.NET
14 4 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (34.02%) Mobile App
2 48 (24.74%) User Experience
3 23 (11.86%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.67%) iPad
4 11 (5.67%) iPhone
5 10 (5.15%) Blackberry
6 9 (4.64%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (3.61%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.06%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.55%) Animation
10 3 (1.55%) Social Media
11 2 (1.03%) Blog
11 2 (1.03%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.03%) Mechatronics
11 2 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.03%) Online Games
12 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 92 (47.42%) Apple iOS
2 44 (22.68%) Windows
3 16 (8.25%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.12%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.12%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.12%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (3.61%) Linux
7 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.09%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.58%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.03%) Unix
11 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.52%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (39.69%) Android Development
3 35 (18.04%) Mobile Development
4 20 (10.31%) Scrum
5 19 (9.79%) Automated Testing
5 19 (9.79%) iOS Development
6 18 (9.28%) Software Engineering
7 17 (8.76%) TDD
8 15 (7.73%) Release Management
9 13 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (6.70%) Wireframes
10 11 (5.67%) BDD
10 11 (5.67%) DevOps
11 9 (4.64%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.64%) Web Development
12 8 (4.12%) ERP
12 8 (4.12%) Front End Development
12 8 (4.12%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 8 (4.12%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (4.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.13%) Java
2 30 (15.46%) JavaScript
3 25 (12.89%) C#
4 20 (10.31%) SQL
5 10 (5.15%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.64%) C++
6 9 (4.64%) Scala
7 8 (4.12%) VB
8 6 (3.09%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.06%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.06%) Perl
10 3 (1.55%) C
10 3 (1.55%) PHP
11 2 (1.03%) Python
11 2 (1.03%) Ruby
11 2 (1.03%) XAML
12 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.52%) Groovy
12 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.06%) ISEB
3 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.52%) MCP
4 1 (0.52%) MCSE
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) QA
2 4 (2.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (13.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.03%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.03%) Docker
3 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (5.15%) AirWatch
2 9 (4.64%) WSUS
3 8 (4.12%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.55%) SCCM
5 2 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.52%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 35 (18.04%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.82%) Xamarin
3 20 (10.31%) Apple
4 17 (8.76%) Google
5 13 (6.70%) Citrix
5 13 (6.70%) VMware
6 10 (5.15%) Adobe
6 10 (5.15%) Symantec
7 9 (4.64%) HP
8 8 (4.12%) MobileIron
9 7 (3.61%) Cisco
10 4 (2.06%) IBM
11 3 (1.55%) arcserve
11 3 (1.55%) Sage
12 2 (1.03%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (1.03%) Dell
12 2 (1.03%) FrontRange
12 2 (1.03%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.03%) NetApp
12 2 (1.03%) Samsung
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