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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England / South West
Rank 95 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Android 37 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 1.24% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.77% 6.24% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 29
Median daily rate £329 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £387 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -25.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-25.58% -34.35%

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
476 593 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.50% 19.81% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 369 368
Median daily rate £300 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £127 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 99
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £36.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 10 £285 -21.10% 6
Dorset - 10 £274 - 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £370 - 7
Wiltshire -2 4 £160 -41.81% 3
Somerset -1 2 - - 8
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Android.

1 39 (62.90%) Apple iOS
2 26 (41.94%) Windows
3 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (27.42%) User Experience
6 16 (25.81%) Android Development
7 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
8 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
8 13 (20.97%) Java
8 13 (20.97%) Web Services
9 12 (19.35%) C#
9 12 (19.35%) MS Office
9 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
9 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 10 (16.13%) ITIL
10 10 (16.13%) Scrum
11 8 (12.90%) Mobile Development
11 8 (12.90%) CSS
11 8 (12.90%) HTML
11 8 (12.90%) Apple
11 8 (12.90%) Blackberry
11 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
12 7 (11.29%) VPN
12 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
12 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
12 7 (11.29%) Objective-C
12 7 (11.29%) iOS Development
12 7 (11.29%) iPhone
13 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
13 6 (9.68%) BDD

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Office
2 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Google Play
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Office 365
3 3 (4.84%) GitHub
4 1 (1.61%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) VPN
2 5 (8.06%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.45%) DHCP
3 4 (6.45%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
3 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (6.45%) X.509
4 3 (4.84%) WAN
4 3 (4.84%) Wireless
5 2 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQLite
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.23%) Big Data
2 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Android Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Mechanoid
2 3 (4.84%) Robolectric
2 3 (4.84%) Robotium
3 1 (1.61%) Gradle
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Games
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Front Office
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Applications Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Android Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.06%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (6.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior UI Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
1 13 (20.97%) Web Services
2 8 (12.90%) CSS
2 8 (12.90%) HTML
3 6 (9.68%) .NET
3 6 (9.68%) JSON
4 5 (8.06%) J2EE
4 5 (8.06%) Node.js
5 4 (6.45%) React
5 4 (6.45%) REST
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.84%) ActionBarSherlock
6 3 (4.84%) HTML5
6 3 (4.84%) SOAP
7 2 (3.23%) EJB
7 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.23%) Java EE
7 2 (3.23%) Spring
7 2 (3.23%) STL
7 2 (3.23%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) User Experience
2 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
3 8 (12.90%) Blackberry
4 7 (11.29%) iPhone
5 5 (8.06%) Graphic Design
6 4 (6.45%) Smartphone
7 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.84%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.61%) iPad
9 1 (1.61%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Apple iOS
2 26 (41.94%) Windows
3 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.61%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) webOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) Android Development
3 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Scrum
4 8 (12.90%) Mobile Development
5 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.29%) iOS Development
6 6 (9.68%) BDD
6 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.68%) OOP
6 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.68%) TDD
7 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
8 4 (6.45%) MVC
8 4 (6.45%) Release Management
8 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Change Management
9 3 (4.84%) ITSM
9 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.97%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) C#
4 7 (11.29%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.84%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) Python
5 3 (4.84%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Apple
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Google
4 4 (6.45%) Xamarin
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) Dell
5 3 (4.84%) HP
5 3 (4.84%) Toshiba
5 3 (4.84%) VMware
6 2 (3.23%) Mitel
6 2 (3.23%) Sencha
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco
7 1 (1.61%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.61%) Samsung
7 1 (1.61%) SAP