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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 80 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -13
Contract jobs citing Android 61 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.90% 0.89% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.94% 4.15% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 11 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £334
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £16.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% +29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -30.49%
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
682 651 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.28% 21.46% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 354 216
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 92 71
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £37.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 35 £425 +41.66% 18
Gloucestershire +1 5 £350 +112.12% 3
Dorset -6 5 £330 -40.00% 15
Wiltshire +1 3 £250 -28.57% 14
Devon -8 3 £350 -6.04% 2
Somerset +2 2 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 65 (71.43%) Android Development
2 54 (59.34%) Apple iOS
3 42 (46.15%) Mobile App
4 39 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (31.87%) Windows
6 27 (29.67%) TDD
6 27 (29.67%) iOS Development
7 26 (28.57%) Scrum
7 26 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
8 24 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (23.08%) Objective-C
9 21 (23.08%) Java
10 20 (21.98%) Android SDK
11 19 (20.88%) HTML
11 19 (20.88%) CSS
12 18 (19.78%) Web Services
12 18 (19.78%) REST
13 17 (18.68%) Windows Phone
14 16 (17.58%) Mobile Application Development
14 16 (17.58%) HTML5
14 16 (17.58%) JSON
15 15 (16.48%) Node.js
16 14 (15.38%) Mobile Development
17 12 (13.19%) User Experience
18 11 (12.09%) BDD
18 11 (12.09%) SQLite
18 11 (12.09%) Kanban
19 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
19 10 (10.99%) XML

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (16.48%) Node.js
2 4 (4.40%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) LAN
3 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQLite
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.20%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
1 4 (4.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 4 (4.40%) Robotium
1 4 (4.40%) Mechanoid
1 4 (4.40%) Robolectric
2 3 (3.30%) Calabash
2 3 (3.30%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.20%) JUnit
3 2 (2.20%) Subversion
3 2 (2.20%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) Grunt
3 2 (2.20%) gulp
4 1 (1.10%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) TestNG
4 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.10%) Xcode
4 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.69%) Electronics
3 7 (7.69%) Marketing
4 6 (6.59%) Games
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (68.13%) Developer
2 36 (39.56%) Android Developer
3 11 (12.09%) iOS Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Android Software Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Android Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Tester
9 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior iOS Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Automated Tester
10 3 (3.30%) Mobile Tester
10 3 (3.30%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.98%) Android SDK
2 19 (20.88%) HTML
2 19 (20.88%) CSS
3 18 (19.78%) Web Services
3 18 (19.78%) REST
4 16 (17.58%) HTML5
4 16 (17.58%) JSON
5 10 (10.99%) XML
5 10 (10.99%) .NET
6 8 (8.79%) SOAP
7 7 (7.69%) OpenGL
7 7 (7.69%) iOS SDK
8 6 (6.59%) CSS3
8 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.49%) Apache Cordova
9 5 (5.49%) Backbone.js
9 5 (5.49%) RESTful
9 5 (5.49%) Ember.js
9 5 (5.49%) Sass
9 5 (5.49%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 42 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 12 (13.19%) User Experience
3 8 (8.79%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (7.69%) DTV
5 5 (5.49%) iPad
5 5 (5.49%) iPhone
6 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.20%) Handset
8 1 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.10%) Physics
8 1 (1.10%) Social Network
8 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Social Media
8 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (59.34%) Apple iOS
2 29 (31.87%) Windows
3 17 (18.68%) Windows Phone
4 9 (9.89%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.10%) Linux
7 1 (1.10%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (71.43%) Android Development
2 39 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (29.67%) TDD
3 27 (29.67%) iOS Development
4 26 (28.57%) Scrum
4 26 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 24 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (17.58%) Mobile Application Development
7 14 (15.38%) Mobile Development
8 11 (12.09%) Kanban
8 11 (12.09%) BDD
9 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.99%) API Integration
10 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.79%) OO
12 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.69%) OOD
12 7 (7.69%) OOP
12 7 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
2 21 (23.08%) Objective-C
2 21 (23.08%) Java
3 10 (10.99%) C++
4 6 (6.59%) C#
5 5 (5.49%) C
6 3 (3.30%) Ruby
7 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) SQL
8 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Google
2 7 (7.69%) SAP
3 6 (6.59%) Apple
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.40%) Appcelerator
4 4 (4.40%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.10%) SOTI
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago