The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 52 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Android 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.20% 0.67% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 2.38% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
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£325 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -66.00%
Android
Wales

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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
106 126 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.18% 28.06% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 22
Average daily rate £340 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 3
Average hourly rate £11.25 £13.87 £9.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +46.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £9.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £11.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -5.88%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Android
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the South Wales region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the South Wales region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Android
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 15 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff -2 7 £325 -18.23% 5
Newport - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Gwent - - - -
Android
Wales

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (25.00%) Trac
5 2 (25.00%) QUnit
5 2 (25.00%) Jasmine

Android
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) QUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Trac
1 2 (25.00%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (12.50%) eggPlant
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
2 1 (12.50%) Robotium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Owner
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
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