The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 108 94 119
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing Android 27 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.60% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.20% 3.04% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
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£325 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £358 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -66.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-30.49% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
643 427 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.61% 19.85% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 217 306
Average daily rate £325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 71 85
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Android
England

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 23 July 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 23 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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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
Devon - 7 £373 - 2
Bristol -26 6 £300 +9.09% 11
Dorset - 5 £550 - 3
Somerset - 3 - - 1
Wiltshire 0 2 £350 -9.67% 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £165 - 2
Cornwall - - - - 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (62.22%) Apple iOS
2 27 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 22 (48.89%) .NET
4 15 (33.33%) Android Development
5 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
6 11 (24.44%) C#
7 10 (22.22%) IIS
7 10 (22.22%) Web Services
7 10 (22.22%) Finance
7 10 (22.22%) iPhone
8 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (20.00%) REST
9 8 (17.78%) TIBCO
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.78%) HTML
9 8 (17.78%) Windows
10 7 (15.56%) SOAP
10 7 (15.56%) Sitecore
10 7 (15.56%) HTML5
11 6 (13.33%) iOS Development
11 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (13.33%) MVC
12 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 5 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (11.11%) JSON
12 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 5 (11.11%) Content Management
12 5 (11.11%) PhoneGap

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (22.22%) IIS
2 5 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Trello
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WLAN
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) PhoneGap
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Architect
3 12 (26.67%) Android Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Digital Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Web Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Desktop Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
10 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) Web Services
3 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.00%) REST
4 8 (17.78%) HTML
5 7 (15.56%) SOAP
5 7 (15.56%) HTML5
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (6.67%) CSS
8 3 (6.67%) JMS
8 3 (6.67%) Middleware
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.67%) WebSockets
9 2 (4.44%) Sass
9 2 (4.44%) LESS
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.44%) jQuery
9 2 (4.44%) Ext JS
9 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (22.22%) iPhone
3 3 (6.67%) iPad
3 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) PDA
3 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.44%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.22%) Social Media
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
5 1 (2.22%) RMADS
5 1 (2.22%) DTV
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Apple iOS
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Android Development
2 6 (13.33%) iOS Development
2 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
2 6 (13.33%) MVC
3 5 (11.11%) Content Management
3 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) SOA
5 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) SEO
5 3 (6.67%) Information Security
5 3 (6.67%) Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.44%) Data Management
6 2 (4.44%) Web Development
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.89%) C++
3 4 (8.89%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) VC++
4 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.44%) C
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.78%) TIBCO
2 7 (15.56%) Sitecore
3 4 (8.89%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Facebook
4 2 (4.44%) Twitter
5 1 (2.22%) RightFax
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.22%) IronPort
5 1 (2.22%) webMethods
5 1 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) CODA
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
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