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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 118 139 80
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -59
Contract jobs citing Android Development 20 4 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.12% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.16% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 21
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£388 £450 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £458 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
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
2314 2490 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.12% 76.90% 69.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 1563 963
Average daily rate £400 £371 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 111 64
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.50 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 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 5 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 +15 8 £400 -15.78% 6
Somerset +16 6 £300 -33.33% 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £350 -
Dorset +3 1 £550 +22.22% 3
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 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 36 (100.00%) Android
2 23 (63.89%) Apple iOS
3 21 (58.33%) Mobile App
3 21 (58.33%) iOS Development
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 10 (27.78%) Java
6 10 (27.78%) REST
7 7 (19.44%) Apache Cordova
7 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 7 (19.44%) HTML
7 7 (19.44%) Web Services
7 7 (19.44%) Objective-C
7 7 (19.44%) Retail
7 7 (19.44%) RESTful
8 6 (16.67%) Retail Banking
8 6 (16.67%) TDD
8 6 (16.67%) Banking
8 6 (16.67%) Finance
8 6 (16.67%) CSS
8 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.67%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) C++
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
8 6 (16.67%) Android SDK
8 6 (16.67%) Sencha Touch
8 6 (16.67%) Sencha
9 5 (13.89%) iOS SDK
9 5 (13.89%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.78%) DVB
2 1 (2.78%) DLNA
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) Xcode
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Grunt
3 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Retail
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Games
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Android Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Android Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) REST
2 7 (19.44%) Apache Cordova
2 7 (19.44%) HTML
2 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 7 (19.44%) RESTful
3 6 (16.67%) .NET
3 6 (16.67%) CSS
3 6 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 6 (16.67%) Sencha Touch
4 5 (13.89%) HTML5
4 5 (13.89%) iOS SDK
5 4 (11.11%) PhoneGap
6 2 (5.56%) Cocoa
6 2 (5.56%) OpenGL
6 2 (5.56%) JSON
7 1 (2.78%) Middleware
7 1 (2.78%) JNI
7 1 (2.78%) Sass
7 1 (2.78%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.78%) MPEG
5 1 (2.78%) iDTV
5 1 (2.78%) DTV
5 1 (2.78%) STB
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Android
2 23 (63.89%) Apple iOS
3 13 (36.11%) Windows
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) iOS Development
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 6 (16.67%) TDD
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.89%) Mobile Development
6 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.33%) Usability Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.56%) B2C
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.78%) Kanban
8 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.78%) DRM
8 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) Objective-C
3 6 (16.67%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Sencha
2 3 (8.33%) Google
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago