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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 107 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Android 40 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 0.93% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 4.16% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 6
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£350 £310 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +17.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £325 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £27.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
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
768 529 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.51% 22.42% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 249 322
Average daily rate £375 £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £125 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 90 84
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.90 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -4 14 £350 +16.66% 14
Wiltshire -7 10 £404 +39.39% 4
Gloucestershire -12 4 £350 - 2
Somerset -12 4 £288 -3.36% 5
Dorset - 3 £350 - 5
Devon -9 2 £213 - 2
Cornwall - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (63.49%) Apple iOS
2 27 (42.86%) Windows
3 23 (36.51%) Android Development
4 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (23.81%) HTML
5 15 (23.81%) CSS
6 13 (20.63%) Web Services
6 13 (20.63%) Scrum
7 12 (19.05%) C#
7 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.05%) iOS Development
7 12 (19.05%) Mobile App
8 11 (17.46%) User Experience
8 11 (17.46%) HTML5
8 11 (17.46%) REST
8 11 (17.46%) RESTful
8 11 (17.46%) .NET
8 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (15.87%) Banking
10 9 (14.29%) Finance
10 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (14.29%) CSS3
10 9 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
11 8 (12.70%) Ajax
11 8 (12.70%) Degree
11 8 (12.70%) Blackberry
11 8 (12.70%) C++
11 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
12 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.76%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) Node.js
4 2 (3.17%) Lync
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) DNS
1 6 (9.52%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) SAN
3 3 (4.76%) HTTP
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) FTP
4 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) VoIP
4 2 (3.17%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) 3G
4 2 (3.17%) DVB
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.17%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.17%) DLNA
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) PBX
5 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (4.76%) Xcode
3 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.59%) PVCS
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (15.87%) Banking
2 9 (14.29%) Finance
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 6 (9.52%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.17%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Games
6 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) Android Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Designer
6 4 (6.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Information Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Android Developer
7 3 (4.76%) User Experience Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.17%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) HTML
1 15 (23.81%) CSS
2 13 (20.63%) Web Services
3 11 (17.46%) .NET
3 11 (17.46%) RESTful
3 11 (17.46%) HTML5
3 11 (17.46%) REST
4 9 (14.29%) CSS3
4 9 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
5 8 (12.70%) Ajax
6 6 (9.52%) SOAP
6 6 (9.52%) Sencha Touch
7 4 (6.35%) Sass
7 4 (6.35%) PhoneGap
7 4 (6.35%) Android SDK
7 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.35%) XML
8 3 (4.76%) Middleware
8 3 (4.76%) JSON
8 3 (4.76%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 11 (17.46%) User Experience
3 8 (12.70%) Blackberry
4 7 (11.11%) iPhone
5 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.94%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (6.35%) iPad
7 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.17%) MPEG
8 2 (3.17%) DTV
8 2 (3.17%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.17%) STB
8 2 (3.17%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.59%) Online Games
9 1 (1.59%) Kindle
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.59%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 40 (63.49%) Apple iOS
2 27 (42.86%) Windows
3 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.52%) Linux
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Phone
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Android Development
2 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.63%) Scrum
4 12 (19.05%) iOS Development
5 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.94%) Information Architecture
8 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (4.76%) ITIL
8 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.76%) TDD
8 3 (4.76%) Content Management
9 2 (3.17%) Workflow
9 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.17%) Change Management
9 2 (3.17%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.05%) C#
3 8 (12.70%) C++
4 7 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (6.35%) C
6 3 (4.76%) Python
6 3 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Perl
7 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) HND
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) CCNA
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Server
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Nagios
1 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Sencha
3 4 (6.35%) SonicWALL
3 4 (6.35%) IronPort
3 4 (6.35%) RightFax
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Intel
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) Juniper
4 3 (4.76%) Apple
4 3 (4.76%) Appcelerator
4 3 (4.76%) Veeam
5 2 (3.17%) Kerio
5 2 (3.17%) ProCurve
5 2 (3.17%) Infor
5 2 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Sophos
5 2 (3.17%) NEC
5 2 (3.17%) Mitel
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