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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 141 187 163
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -24
Contract jobs citing Android 116 57 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 0.66% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.15% 2.68% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 54
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£325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -73.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £24.10 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -66.00%
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 2124 2012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.41% 24.43% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1066 913
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 236 258
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +33 43 £325 -4.05% 15
Hampshire +18 33 £313 -5.30% 17
Buckinghamshire +10 17 £375 +30.43% 3
Surrey -2 10 £350 - 12
Middlesex +6 7 £291 -
Oxfordshire -11 6 £363 +39.42% 4
West Sussex - 2 - - 3
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 6
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 117 (52.47%) Apple iOS
2 67 (30.04%) Android Development
3 58 (26.01%) Mobile App
4 54 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (21.97%) Linux
6 45 (20.18%) Windows
7 44 (19.73%) Java
8 41 (18.39%) HTML
9 37 (16.59%) Blackberry
10 34 (15.25%) User Experience
11 31 (13.90%) JavaScript
12 28 (12.56%) Security Cleared
13 27 (12.11%) C
14 26 (11.66%) CSS
15 25 (11.21%) Microsoft
15 25 (11.21%) Software Engineering
16 24 (10.76%) iOS Development
17 23 (10.31%) Git (software)
17 23 (10.31%) MySQL
18 22 (9.87%) Adobe
18 22 (9.87%) TDD
18 22 (9.87%) SC Cleared
19 21 (9.42%) HTML5
19 21 (9.42%) Finance
20 20 (8.97%) MS Office
21 19 (8.52%) iPhone
22 18 (8.07%) XML
22 18 (8.07%) C++
22 18 (8.07%) OO
22 18 (8.07%) Python

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 12 (5.38%) MS Exchange
1 12 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 12 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (4.48%) Lync
3 8 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.90%) Apache
5 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.90%) CMS
5 2 (0.90%) IIS
5 2 (0.90%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.90%) Node.js
5 2 (0.90%) WordPress
6 1 (0.45%) Confluence
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.45%) Drupal
6 1 (0.45%) Mule
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 20 (8.97%) MS Office
2 17 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (7.62%) Photoshop
3 9 (4.04%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.90%) SaaS
1 2 (0.90%) PaaS
1 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.93%) Internet
2 9 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.59%) Network Security
4 7 (3.14%) VPN
4 7 (3.14%) 3G
5 6 (2.69%) 2G
5 6 (2.69%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (2.69%) GPRS
5 6 (2.69%) GSM
5 6 (2.69%) 3GPP
5 6 (2.69%) 4G
6 5 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.79%) DVB
7 4 (1.79%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.79%) Kerberos
7 4 (1.79%) SAN
7 4 (1.79%) LTE
8 3 (1.35%) VoIP
8 3 (1.35%) WAN
8 3 (1.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.31%) MySQL
2 13 (5.83%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.59%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.14%) Big Data
6 6 (2.69%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.69%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.45%) SQLite
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.83%) Axure RP
3 10 (4.48%) Subversion
3 10 (4.48%) JIRA
4 8 (3.59%) PHPUnit
5 7 (3.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 6 (2.69%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.24%) Gerrit
8 4 (1.79%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.79%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.90%) Selenium
10 2 (0.90%) NUnit
10 2 (0.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.90%) Robotium
11 1 (0.45%) Calabash
11 1 (0.45%) LoadUI
11 1 (0.45%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (9.42%) Finance
2 18 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.28%) Marketing
4 10 (4.48%) Retail
5 8 (3.59%) Advertising
6 7 (3.14%) Games
6 7 (3.14%) Banking
7 6 (2.69%) Electronics
8 4 (1.79%) Back Office
8 4 (1.79%) Automotive
9 3 (1.35%) Publishing
10 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.45%) German Language
11 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (42.15%) Developer
2 44 (19.73%) Android Developer
3 23 (10.31%) Designer
4 18 (8.07%) Software Engineer
5 17 (7.62%) Mobile Developer
6 16 (7.17%) Architect
7 13 (5.83%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.48%) PHP Developer
8 10 (4.48%) Analyst
9 9 (4.04%) Visual Designer
10 8 (3.59%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 8 (3.59%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.14%) Consultant
11 7 (3.14%) User Experience Designer
11 7 (3.14%) iOS Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Mobility Engineer
12 6 (2.69%) Applications Developer
13 5 (2.24%) Web Developer
13 5 (2.24%) Tester
13 5 (2.24%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.39%) HTML
2 26 (11.66%) CSS
3 21 (9.42%) HTML5
4 18 (8.07%) XML
5 15 (6.73%) SOAP
6 12 (5.38%) Web Services
6 12 (5.38%) .NET
6 12 (5.38%) JSON
6 12 (5.38%) Android SDK
7 10 (4.48%) Flash
7 10 (4.48%) jQuery
8 8 (3.59%) RESTful
8 8 (3.59%) CSS3
8 8 (3.59%) Backbone.js
9 7 (3.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (2.69%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (2.69%) Ember.js
10 6 (2.69%) Underscore.js
10 6 (2.69%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.01%) Mobile App
2 37 (16.59%) Blackberry
3 34 (15.25%) User Experience
4 19 (8.52%) iPhone
5 16 (7.17%) Smartphone
5 16 (7.17%) Open Source
6 13 (5.83%) iPad
7 12 (5.38%) Animation
8 11 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (4.48%) Visualisation
10 9 (4.04%) Handset
11 8 (3.59%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (3.14%) Computer Science
13 6 (2.69%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (2.69%) Device Driver
13 6 (2.69%) DTV
13 6 (2.69%) Client/Server
14 5 (2.24%) Mathematics
15 4 (1.79%) IPTV
15 4 (1.79%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 117 (52.47%) Apple iOS
2 49 (21.97%) Linux
3 45 (20.18%) Windows
4 13 (5.83%) Windows Mobile
5 10 (4.48%) UNIX
6 9 (4.04%) Mac OS X
6 9 (4.04%) Windows Phone
7 7 (3.14%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.24%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.90%) webOS
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.45%) CentOS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.04%) Android Development
2 54 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (11.21%) Software Engineering
4 24 (10.76%) iOS Development
5 22 (9.87%) TDD
6 18 (8.07%) OO
7 15 (6.73%) OOP
8 13 (5.83%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.38%) MVC
10 11 (4.93%) SOA
10 11 (4.93%) Web Development
10 11 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (4.93%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (4.48%) Cyber Security
11 10 (4.48%) Analytics
12 9 (4.04%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.04%) ITIL
13 8 (3.59%) Scrum
14 7 (3.14%) Unit Testing
15 6 (2.69%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.73%) Java
2 31 (13.90%) JavaScript
3 27 (12.11%) C
4 18 (8.07%) Python
4 18 (8.07%) C++
5 15 (6.73%) C#
5 15 (6.73%) PHP
6 13 (5.83%) Objective-C
7 10 (4.48%) PHP5
8 9 (4.04%) SQL
9 8 (3.59%) Groovy
10 4 (1.79%) Perl
11 3 (1.35%) Scala
12 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.90%) AppleScript
13 1 (0.45%) Ruby
13 1 (0.45%) Korn
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 28 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.87%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.28%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.93%) Degree
5 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) MCSE
6 1 (0.45%) PhD
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) MCDST
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) JTAG
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 18 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (2.24%) Puppet
3 4 (1.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.87%) Adobe
3 15 (6.73%) MobileIron
4 8 (3.59%) Apple
5 7 (3.14%) Cisco
5 7 (3.14%) Symantec
5 7 (3.14%) Appcelerator
6 6 (2.69%) RightFax
6 6 (2.69%) IronPort
6 6 (2.69%) SAP
7 4 (1.79%) Oracle
7 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.35%) Avaya
8 3 (1.35%) Lotus
8 3 (1.35%) HP
8 3 (1.35%) QNX
9 2 (0.90%) ESRI
9 2 (0.90%) Google
9 2 (0.90%) Citrix
9 2 (0.90%) TIBCO
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