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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 99 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Android 41 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.28% 0.90% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.18% 4.37% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 10
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£350 £313 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +22.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £327 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.72 £42.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.88% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.53% -9.72%
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
663 503 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.78% 20.51% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 243 313
Average daily rate £350 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 74 80
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £31.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Wiltshire -1 11 £404 +24.38% 4
Gloucestershire -8 9 £350 - 3
Bristol -4 7 £350 +16.66% 10
Devon -2 5 £250 -
Dorset -2 3 £350 - 5
Somerset -3 2 £338 +22.72% 10
Cornwall - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 45 (69.23%) Apple iOS
2 28 (43.08%) Windows
3 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
4 22 (33.85%) HTML
4 22 (33.85%) Android Development
5 20 (30.77%) CSS
5 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (27.69%) HTML5
7 14 (21.54%) CSS3
7 14 (21.54%) User Experience
8 13 (20.00%) Scrum
8 13 (20.00%) Web Services
8 13 (20.00%) C#
9 12 (18.46%) .NET
9 12 (18.46%) REST
9 12 (18.46%) iOS Development
10 11 (16.92%) Windows Phone
10 11 (16.92%) RESTful
10 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
11 10 (15.38%) Banking
11 10 (15.38%) Blackberry
11 10 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
11 10 (15.38%) Mobile App
12 9 (13.85%) Degree
12 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (13.85%) C++
13 8 (12.31%) Java
13 8 (12.31%) SOAP
13 8 (12.31%) Finance
13 8 (12.31%) Ajax

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) CMS
2 4 (6.15%) Node.js
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.08%) Lync
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) HTTP
3 4 (6.15%) SAN
4 2 (3.08%) LDAP
4 2 (3.08%) VoIP
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) FTP
4 2 (3.08%) DVB
4 2 (3.08%) 3G
4 2 (3.08%) Internet
4 2 (3.08%) DLNA
4 2 (3.08%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
5 1 (1.54%) VPN
5 1 (1.54%) WAN
5 1 (1.54%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Axure RP
2 4 (6.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (4.62%) Xcode
4 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) PVCS
General
1 10 (15.38%) Banking
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
3 6 (9.23%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Designer
5 4 (6.15%) iOS Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.62%) User Experience Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Information Architect
6 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Android Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) HTML
2 20 (30.77%) CSS
3 18 (27.69%) HTML5
4 14 (21.54%) CSS3
5 13 (20.00%) Web Services
6 12 (18.46%) .NET
6 12 (18.46%) REST
7 11 (16.92%) RESTful
8 10 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
9 8 (12.31%) SOAP
9 8 (12.31%) Ajax
10 7 (10.77%) jQuery
10 7 (10.77%) Ember.js
10 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.77%) Backbone.js
11 6 (9.23%) XML
11 6 (9.23%) Sencha Touch
12 5 (7.69%) iOS SDK
12 5 (7.69%) Sass
12 5 (7.69%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) User Experience
2 10 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 10 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.69%) iPhone
4 5 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.62%) iPad
6 3 (4.62%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.08%) MPEG
7 2 (3.08%) DTV
7 2 (3.08%) STB
7 2 (3.08%) Streaming Video
7 2 (3.08%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.54%) Social Network
8 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.54%) Animation
8 1 (1.54%) Online Games
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Apple iOS
2 28 (43.08%) Windows
3 11 (16.92%) Windows Phone
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.23%) Linux
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Phone 7
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Android Development
2 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.00%) Scrum
4 12 (18.46%) iOS Development
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 5 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (7.69%) Information Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) Content Management
8 3 (4.62%) Web Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (4.62%) SEO
8 3 (4.62%) MVC
8 3 (4.62%) TDD
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL
8 3 (4.62%) OO
9 2 (3.08%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.08%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.00%) C#
3 9 (13.85%) C++
4 8 (12.31%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) C
6 4 (6.15%) PHP
6 4 (6.15%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.62%) Python
8 2 (3.08%) SQL
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) XAML
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) VC++
9 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) HND
5 1 (1.54%) HNC
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Server
3 2 (3.08%) Kerio MailServer
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Nagios
1 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Sencha
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) Appcelerator
3 4 (6.15%) SonicWALL
4 3 (4.62%) IronPort
4 3 (4.62%) RightFax
4 3 (4.62%) Veeam
4 3 (4.62%) Apple
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco
4 3 (4.62%) Juniper
4 3 (4.62%) Intel
5 2 (3.08%) HP
5 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 2 (3.08%) Sophos
5 2 (3.08%) Mitel
5 2 (3.08%) NEC
5 2 (3.08%) Kerio
5 2 (3.08%) ProCurve
5 2 (3.08%) Infor
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