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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 117 95 120
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Contract jobs citing Android 28 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.76% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.95% 4.04% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
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£323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
- +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -66.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £12.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -66.00%
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
709 421 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.81% 18.71% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 201 312
Average daily rate £339 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 84 100
Average hourly rate £16.64 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.10 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -20 11 £300 +9.09% 11
Devon - 8 £373 - 4
Dorset - 4 £550 - 5
Somerset -13 3 - - 8
Wiltshire -8 2 - - 5
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 30 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 20 (44.44%) Mobile App
3 17 (37.78%) .NET
4 15 (33.33%) Android Development
5 11 (24.44%) Windows
6 10 (22.22%) SOAP
7 9 (20.00%) Web Services
7 9 (20.00%) C#
7 9 (20.00%) HTML
8 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.78%) REST
9 7 (15.56%) C++
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
10 6 (13.33%) JSON
10 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.11%) IIS
11 5 (11.11%) Java
11 5 (11.11%) TIBCO
11 5 (11.11%) iPhone
11 5 (11.11%) HTML5
11 5 (11.11%) iOS Development
12 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
12 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
12 4 (8.89%) Degree
12 4 (8.89%) Google
12 4 (8.89%) Telecoms

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Lync
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) eggPlant
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Android Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Digital Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) SOAP
3 9 (20.00%) Web Services
3 9 (20.00%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
4 8 (17.78%) REST
5 6 (13.33%) JSON
6 5 (11.11%) HTML5
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.89%) CSS
8 3 (6.67%) JMS
8 3 (6.67%) Middleware
8 3 (6.67%) Ajax
8 3 (6.67%) jQuery
8 3 (6.67%) WebSockets
8 3 (6.67%) PhoneGap
8 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.44%) RESTful
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.11%) iPhone
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.67%) PDA
4 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.44%) iPad
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.22%) CESG
6 1 (2.22%) STB
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) DTV
6 1 (2.22%) RMADS
6 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Android Development
2 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 4 (8.89%) MVC
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) SEO
5 3 (6.67%) Information Security
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) SOA
5 3 (6.67%) Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.44%) B2B
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) CRM
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) C#
2 7 (15.56%) C++
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) VC++
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) HNC
3 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.89%) Google
4 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.44%) Facebook
5 2 (4.44%) Twitter
5 2 (4.44%) RightFax
5 2 (4.44%) IronPort
6 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.22%) webMethods
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Intel
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) CA
6 1 (2.22%) CODA
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