The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 58 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Android 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.50% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 1.57% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £269 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
111 127 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.38% 29.60% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 72 28
Average daily rate £300 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £128 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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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 30 July 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 - 3 £375 - 1
Newport - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Gwent - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Android
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Android
Top 20 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Calabash
3 1 (25.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Robotium

Android
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (25.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Calabash
1 1 (25.00%) eggPlant
1 1 (25.00%) Robotium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Front-End Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (75.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript