The table below looks at the statistics for Android 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 over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 122 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Contract jobs citing Android 23 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 1.13% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.35% 5.70% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
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£325 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -66.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -66.00%
Android
England

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
686 456 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.73% 19.84% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 221 296
Average daily rate £350 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 103 105
Average hourly rate £16.67 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Android
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 across the South West region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Android
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 across the South West region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Android
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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 -10 15 £325 +18.18% 22
Devon - 3 £290 - 2
Wiltshire -9 2 - - 6
Somerset -10 2 £250 -21.87% 6
Dorset - 1 - - 7
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 30 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 20 (39.22%) Mobile App
3 19 (37.25%) Android Development
4 16 (31.37%) .NET
5 14 (27.45%) Web Services
5 14 (27.45%) Windows
6 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
7 10 (19.61%) SOAP
8 9 (17.65%) C#
8 9 (17.65%) HTML
9 8 (15.69%) C++
9 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.69%) REST
10 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
10 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
11 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 6 (11.76%) Java
11 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
11 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (11.76%) iPhone
11 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
12 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (9.80%) HTML5
12 5 (9.80%) iOS Development
12 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
12 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
12 5 (9.80%) DNS
12 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
12 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) WLAN
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.96%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) PVCS
3 1 (1.96%) JUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 4 (7.84%) Electronics
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Android Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Digital Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 14 (27.45%) Web Services
3 10 (19.61%) SOAP
4 9 (17.65%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) REST
6 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.80%) HTML5
7 5 (9.80%) JSON
8 4 (7.84%) CSS
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.88%) WebSockets
9 3 (5.88%) PhoneGap
9 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.88%) Middleware
9 3 (5.88%) JMS
9 3 (5.88%) Ajax
9 3 (5.88%) jQuery
10 2 (3.92%) RESTful
11 1 (1.96%) CSS3
11 1 (1.96%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.76%) iPhone
3 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.84%) iPad
5 3 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.88%) Thin Client
5 3 (5.88%) PDA
5 3 (5.88%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.92%) User Experience
6 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Social Media
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.96%) DTV
7 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.96%) STB
7 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 14 (27.45%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) Linux
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Android Development
2 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.80%) iOS Development
4 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.84%) MVC
6 3 (5.88%) Analytics
6 3 (5.88%) SEO
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) TDD
6 3 (5.88%) Information Security
7 2 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.92%) Data Management
7 2 (3.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) C#
2 8 (15.69%) C++
3 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.88%) VC++
5 3 (5.88%) C
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) HNC
2 1 (1.96%) HND
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) IronPort
2 4 (7.84%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) TIBCO
2 4 (7.84%) RightFax
3 3 (5.88%) Intel
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.92%) Facebook
4 2 (3.92%) Twitter
5 1 (1.96%) Kerio
5 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.96%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.96%) webMethods
5 1 (1.96%) Juniper
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) Apple
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) NEC
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