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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 97 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Contract jobs citing Android Development 47 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.48% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 4 8
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£413 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £19.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+89.74% -40.90%
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
2422 2276 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.69% 74.19% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1512 999
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 107 66
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +88.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.91 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +19 25 £425 +30.76% 15
Dorset 0 4 £315 - 9
Gloucestershire - 4 £350 - 1
Devon - 3 £350 - 1
Somerset +2 2 - - 1
Wiltshire 0 2 £333 -5.00% 8
Cornwall - 1 - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (100.00%) Android
2 30 (46.88%) Apple iOS
3 29 (45.31%) Mobile App
4 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (37.50%) iOS Development
6 23 (35.94%) E-Commerce
7 22 (34.38%) TDD
8 21 (32.81%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (31.25%) Android SDK
9 20 (31.25%) Scrum
10 19 (29.69%) REST
11 16 (25.00%) Objective-C
11 16 (25.00%) Java
12 15 (23.44%) Web Services
12 15 (23.44%) JSON
13 14 (21.88%) Windows
13 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
14 13 (20.31%) HTML
14 13 (20.31%) CSS
14 13 (20.31%) Mobile Application Development
15 11 (17.19%) User Experience
15 11 (17.19%) SQLite
16 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
16 10 (15.63%) C++
16 10 (15.63%) API Integration
16 10 (15.63%) Node.js
16 10 (15.63%) HTML5
17 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
17 9 (14.06%) Windows Phone
17 9 (14.06%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (15.63%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQLite
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Robotium
1 4 (6.25%) Mechanoid
1 4 (6.25%) Robolectric
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Grunt
3 2 (3.13%) gulp
3 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.56%) JUnit
4 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
1 6 (9.38%) Games
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.81%) Electronics
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (76.56%) Developer
2 35 (54.69%) Android Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Android Software Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (10.94%) iOS Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Applications Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Android Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior iOS Developer
10 2 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Lead Android Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Digital Architect
11 1 (1.56%) AWS Developer
11 1 (1.56%) GUI Developer
11 1 (1.56%) UI Developer
11 1 (1.56%) UI Programmer
11 1 (1.56%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) Android SDK
2 19 (29.69%) REST
3 15 (23.44%) JSON
3 15 (23.44%) Web Services
4 13 (20.31%) HTML
4 13 (20.31%) CSS
5 10 (15.63%) HTML5
6 9 (14.06%) .NET
7 7 (10.94%) XML
7 7 (10.94%) OpenGL
8 5 (7.81%) J2ME
8 5 (7.81%) SOAP
8 5 (7.81%) iOS SDK
9 4 (6.25%) ActionBarSherlock
10 3 (4.69%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (3.13%) Sass
11 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.13%) RESTful
12 1 (1.56%) PhoneGap
12 1 (1.56%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 29 (45.31%) Mobile App
2 11 (17.19%) User Experience
3 7 (10.94%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (7.81%) DTV
5 3 (4.69%) iPhone
5 3 (4.69%) iPad
6 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Android
2 30 (46.88%) Apple iOS
3 14 (21.88%) Windows
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Phone
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 23 (35.94%) E-Commerce
4 22 (34.38%) TDD
5 21 (32.81%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (31.25%) Scrum
7 13 (20.31%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (15.63%) API Integration
8 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Kanban
10 8 (12.50%) OO
11 7 (10.94%) BDD
11 7 (10.94%) OOD
11 7 (10.94%) OOP
11 7 (10.94%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (9.38%) Mobile Development
13 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
13 5 (7.81%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) Java
1 16 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.63%) C++
4 4 (6.25%) C
5 2 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Google
2 5 (7.81%) SAP
3 2 (3.13%) Apple
3 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.56%) Sencha
4 1 (1.56%) Appcelerator
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