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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 104 114 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Android 46 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.38% 0.85% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.42% 3.92% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 11
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£413 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
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 £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
717 715 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.56% 21.76% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 407 200
Average daily rate £350 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 85
Average hourly rate £19.03 £16.62 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.89 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +14 27 £425 +41.66% 13
Wiltshire +4 5 £275 - 6
Devon +5 4 £350 -6.04% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £350 - 1
Dorset -2 2 £438 -20.45% 7
Cornwall - 1 - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 66 (72.53%) Android Development
2 56 (61.54%) Apple iOS
3 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (41.76%) Mobile App
5 33 (36.26%) Scrum
5 33 (36.26%) Windows
6 30 (32.97%) TDD
7 28 (30.77%) E-Commerce
7 28 (30.77%) iOS Development
8 26 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
10 23 (25.27%) Android SDK
11 22 (24.18%) Objective-C
12 20 (21.98%) Web Services
13 19 (20.88%) REST
14 18 (19.78%) Windows Phone
14 18 (19.78%) HTML
14 18 (19.78%) .NET
14 18 (19.78%) CSS
15 17 (18.68%) Java
16 16 (17.58%) Kanban
16 16 (17.58%) JSON
16 16 (17.58%) Mobile Application Development
17 15 (16.48%) Node.js
17 15 (16.48%) HTML5
17 15 (16.48%) User Experience
18 13 (14.29%) Mobile Development
18 13 (14.29%) BDD
18 13 (14.29%) Telecoms
19 12 (13.19%) C#

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (3.30%) 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 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) LAN
3 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) SQLite
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.20%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
4 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Robotium
1 5 (5.49%) Mechanoid
1 5 (5.49%) Robolectric
2 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (3.30%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.30%) Calabash
4 2 (2.20%) Grunt
4 2 (2.20%) gulp
4 2 (2.20%) JUnit
4 2 (2.20%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) TestNG
5 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.10%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
3 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.69%) Electronics
3 7 (7.69%) Marketing
4 6 (6.59%) Games
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (70.33%) Developer
2 38 (41.76%) Android Developer
3 13 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Android Software Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Android Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.49%) UI Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Tester
9 5 (5.49%) UI Programmer
10 4 (4.40%) Senior iOS Developer
10 4 (4.40%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Mobile Tester
10 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) Android SDK
2 20 (21.98%) Web Services
3 19 (20.88%) REST
4 18 (19.78%) HTML
4 18 (19.78%) .NET
4 18 (19.78%) CSS
5 16 (17.58%) JSON
6 15 (16.48%) HTML5
7 9 (9.89%) XML
8 8 (8.79%) iOS SDK
9 7 (7.69%) SOAP
9 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.69%) OpenGL
10 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.49%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (5.49%) ActionBarSherlock
11 5 (5.49%) J2ME
11 5 (5.49%) CSS3
12 4 (4.40%) RESTful
12 4 (4.40%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (41.76%) Mobile App
2 15 (16.48%) User Experience
3 10 (10.99%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (7.69%) iPad
4 7 (7.69%) DTV
4 7 (7.69%) iPhone
5 6 (6.59%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
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%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 56 (61.54%) Apple iOS
2 33 (36.26%) Windows
3 18 (19.78%) Windows Phone
4 10 (10.99%) 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 66 (72.53%) Android Development
2 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (36.26%) Scrum
4 30 (32.97%) TDD
5 28 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 28 (30.77%) iOS Development
6 26 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.58%) Kanban
7 16 (17.58%) Mobile Application Development
8 13 (14.29%) Mobile Development
8 13 (14.29%) BDD
9 11 (12.09%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.99%) OO
10 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.99%) API Integration
11 9 (9.89%) OOD
11 9 (9.89%) OOP
11 9 (9.89%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
2 22 (24.18%) Objective-C
3 17 (18.68%) Java
4 12 (13.19%) C#
5 11 (12.09%) C++
6 6 (6.59%) C
7 4 (4.40%) SQL
8 3 (3.30%) Ruby
9 2 (2.20%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Xamarin
2 8 (8.79%) Apple
3 7 (7.69%) SAP
4 6 (6.59%) Google
5 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.30%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.10%) SOTI
7 1 (1.10%) Sencha
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