The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 105 140 93
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -47
Contract jobs citing Android Development 29 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.24% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.31% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £348 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% +6.87%
Android Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2254 2281 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.96% 76.98% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1521 913
Average daily rate £400 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 116 67
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Android Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Bristol +20 14 £413 +3.12% 8
Somerset +19 5 £400 -11.11%
Dorset +3 4 £315 -30.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £350 -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Android Development 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 Development.

1 40 (100.00%) Android
2 20 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 19 (47.50%) Apple iOS
4 16 (40.00%) iOS Development
5 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (27.50%) E-Commerce
7 10 (25.00%) HTML
7 10 (25.00%) TDD
7 10 (25.00%) REST
7 10 (25.00%) Android SDK
8 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (22.50%) Objective-C
8 9 (22.50%) Java
8 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
8 9 (22.50%) CSS
9 8 (20.00%) Web Services
10 7 (17.50%) Windows
10 7 (17.50%) HTML5
10 7 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (15.00%) Mobile Development
11 6 (15.00%) JSON
11 6 (15.00%) SQLite
11 6 (15.00%) C++
11 6 (15.00%) Scrum
12 5 (12.50%) OpenGL
12 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.50%) Node.js
12 5 (12.50%) iOS SDK
13 4 (10.00%) User Experience
13 4 (10.00%) Open Source

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Android Development 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (2.50%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Xcode
3 1 (2.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 24 (60.00%) Android Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Android Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) iOS Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Android Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Android Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Digital Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
1 10 (25.00%) REST
1 10 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 9 (22.50%) CSS
3 8 (20.00%) Web Services
4 7 (17.50%) HTML5
5 6 (15.00%) JSON
6 5 (12.50%) OpenGL
6 5 (12.50%) iOS SDK
7 3 (7.50%) XML
8 2 (5.00%) RESTful
8 2 (5.00%) Sass
8 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (2.50%) Cocoa Touch
9 1 (2.50%) J2ME
9 1 (2.50%) SOAP
9 1 (2.50%) Cocoa
9 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Android
2 19 (47.50%) Apple iOS
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) E-Commerce
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (15.00%) Mobile Development
7 6 (15.00%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) Open Source
9 4 (10.00%) Usability Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
11 1 (2.50%) SDLC
11 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.50%) OO
11 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Objective-C
1 9 (22.50%) Java
1 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) Apple
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Appcelerator
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