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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 91 126 81
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -45
Contract jobs citing Android 42 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.41% 0.57% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.56% 2.72% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 19
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£400 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £530 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +6.87%
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
640 626 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.45% 20.89% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 342 268
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 91 83
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 22 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 +17 19 £400 - 13
Dorset -3 6 £340 -35.23% 3
Somerset +20 5 £400 -
Wiltshire +3 3 £285 -36.66% 4
Gloucestershire -4 3 £350 +112.12% 1
Devon -2 1 - - 2
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (63.89%) Apple iOS
2 41 (56.94%) Android Development
3 32 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (36.11%) Windows
6 20 (27.78%) iOS Development
6 20 (27.78%) HTML
7 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
8 18 (25.00%) CSS
9 17 (23.61%) HTML5
10 16 (22.22%) Java
11 15 (20.83%) Mobile Development
12 13 (18.06%) REST
12 13 (18.06%) Web Services
12 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
12 13 (18.06%) Scrum
12 13 (18.06%) Objective-C
13 12 (16.67%) TDD
14 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (13.89%) Windows Phone
16 9 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
16 9 (12.50%) Android SDK
16 9 (12.50%) CSS3
16 9 (12.50%) RESTful
16 9 (12.50%) C++
17 8 (11.11%) C#
17 8 (11.11%) Node.js
17 8 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
17 8 (11.11%) User Experience
18 7 (9.72%) Backbone.js

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (11.11%) Node.js
2 4 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) WAN
3 2 (2.78%) DVB
3 2 (2.78%) DLNA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.39%) VoIP
4 1 (1.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.39%) VPN
4 1 (1.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.17%) Calabash
3 3 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) Xcode
4 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) Selenium
4 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.78%) JUnit
4 2 (2.78%) Grunt
5 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.39%) TestNG
5 1 (1.39%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Electronics
4 4 (5.56%) Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (4.17%) Games
5 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (62.50%) Developer
2 24 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) iOS Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Tester
7 4 (5.56%) Android Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Mobile Tester
8 3 (4.17%) Automated Tester
8 3 (4.17%) Designer
8 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) HTML
2 18 (25.00%) CSS
3 17 (23.61%) HTML5
4 13 (18.06%) REST
4 13 (18.06%) Web Services
5 9 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
5 9 (12.50%) Android SDK
5 9 (12.50%) CSS3
5 9 (12.50%) RESTful
6 7 (9.72%) Backbone.js
6 7 (9.72%) Ember.js
6 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.72%) XML
7 6 (8.33%) JSON
7 6 (8.33%) SOAP
7 6 (8.33%) Sass
7 6 (8.33%) iOS SDK
8 5 (6.94%) jQuery
9 4 (5.56%) .NET
9 4 (5.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.11%) User Experience
3 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.94%) DTV
5 4 (5.56%) Open Source
6 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.78%) MPEG
7 2 (2.78%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.39%) Social Media
8 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.39%) iDTV
8 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.39%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.89%) Apple iOS
2 26 (36.11%) Windows
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Phone
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (4.17%) Linux
6 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Android Development
2 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.78%) iOS Development
4 15 (20.83%) Mobile Development
5 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
5 13 (18.06%) Scrum
6 12 (16.67%) TDD
7 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.33%) Multithreading
11 5 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (6.94%) Kanban
12 4 (5.56%) Content Management
12 4 (5.56%) MVC
12 4 (5.56%) Usability Testing
12 4 (5.56%) OO
12 4 (5.56%) BDD
13 3 (4.17%) Analytics
13 3 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
2 16 (22.22%) Java
3 13 (18.06%) Objective-C
4 9 (12.50%) C++
5 8 (11.11%) C#
6 4 (5.56%) C
7 3 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (2.78%) Perl
8 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Appcelerator
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.94%) Apple
2 4 (5.56%) Google
3 3 (4.17%) Sencha
3 3 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Remedy
4 1 (1.39%) McAfee
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco
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