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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 116 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Android 26 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 1.03% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 4.74% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 20
Average daily rate
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£344 £327 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +26.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £16.72 £42.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.88% +6.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £32.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-48.55% -10.34%
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
586 612 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.18% 21.81% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 294 304
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £140 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 81 74
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.42% -31.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.47 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Gloucestershire -7 6 £338 - 2
Devon +1 4 £360 - 4
Somerset -6 4 £300 -7.69% 3
Bristol -8 4 £350 -9.67% 9
Dorset -4 2 £550 +10.00% 4
Wiltshire -4 2 £450 +38.46% 1
Cornwall - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 47 (68.12%) Apple iOS
2 28 (40.58%) Android Development
3 27 (39.13%) Windows
4 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
5 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (28.99%) HTML
7 19 (27.54%) HTML5
8 18 (26.09%) CSS
9 16 (23.19%) iOS Development
9 16 (23.19%) Mobile App
10 15 (21.74%) CSS3
11 13 (18.84%) Web Services
11 13 (18.84%) Scrum
11 13 (18.84%) User Experience
12 12 (17.39%) Java
12 12 (17.39%) Windows Phone
13 11 (15.94%) Apache Cordova
13 11 (15.94%) RESTful
14 10 (14.49%) C#
14 10 (14.49%) Banking
15 9 (13.04%) Blackberry
15 9 (13.04%) .NET
15 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
15 9 (13.04%) REST
16 8 (11.59%) Ember.js
16 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
16 8 (11.59%) Backbone.js
16 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (11.59%) Finance
17 7 (10.14%) MS Office

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (7.25%) CMS
1 5 (7.25%) Node.js
2 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Firewall
2 5 (7.25%) HTTP
3 4 (5.80%) DNS
3 4 (5.80%) SAN
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) 3G
4 2 (2.90%) DVB
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) DHCP
4 2 (2.90%) FTP
4 2 (2.90%) LDAP
4 2 (2.90%) VoIP
4 2 (2.90%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (2.90%) DLNA
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) PBX
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Axure RP
2 5 (7.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (5.80%) Xcode
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.45%) PVCS
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.45%) Selenium
6 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (14.49%) Banking
2 8 (11.59%) Finance
3 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (53.62%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Android Developer
3 7 (10.14%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) iOS Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Information Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Designer
7 3 (4.35%) User Experience Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) IT Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) HTML
2 19 (27.54%) HTML5
3 18 (26.09%) CSS
4 15 (21.74%) CSS3
5 13 (18.84%) Web Services
6 11 (15.94%) RESTful
6 11 (15.94%) Apache Cordova
7 9 (13.04%) REST
7 9 (13.04%) .NET
8 8 (11.59%) Ember.js
8 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
8 8 (11.59%) Backbone.js
9 6 (8.70%) Sass
9 6 (8.70%) iOS SDK
9 6 (8.70%) SOAP
9 6 (8.70%) XML
9 6 (8.70%) Sencha Touch
10 5 (7.25%) Ajax
11 4 (5.80%) Cocoa
11 4 (5.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Mobile App
2 13 (18.84%) User Experience
3 9 (13.04%) Blackberry
4 5 (7.25%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (5.80%) iPhone
6 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
6 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.90%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.90%) iPad
7 2 (2.90%) DTV
7 2 (2.90%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.90%) MPEG
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.45%) Social Network
8 1 (1.45%) Online Games
8 1 (1.45%) iDTV
8 1 (1.45%) STB
8 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.45%) Animation
8 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (68.12%) Apple iOS
2 27 (39.13%) Windows
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Phone
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.70%) Linux
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Android Development
2 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.19%) iOS Development
4 13 (18.84%) Scrum
5 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.14%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (7.25%) Information Architecture
7 5 (7.25%) Content Management
8 4 (5.80%) MVC
9 3 (4.35%) SEO
9 3 (4.35%) OO
9 3 (4.35%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Web Analytics
9 3 (4.35%) Analytics
9 3 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.90%) Software Licensing
10 2 (2.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.39%) Java
3 10 (14.49%) C#
4 7 (10.14%) C++
5 5 (7.25%) C
5 5 (7.25%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.35%) Python
7 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) SQL
8 1 (1.45%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.45%) VC++
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) HND
3 1 (1.45%) MCSE
3 1 (1.45%) MCSA
3 1 (1.45%) CCNA
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.90%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Nagios
1 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Sencha
3 5 (7.25%) Appcelerator
4 4 (5.80%) SonicWALL
4 4 (5.80%) Apple
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) Google
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco
5 3 (4.35%) Veeam
6 2 (2.90%) Kerio
6 2 (2.90%) IronPort
6 2 (2.90%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.90%) Infor
6 2 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.90%) RightFax
6 2 (2.90%) Juniper
6 2 (2.90%) SAP
6 2 (2.90%) WatchGuard
6 2 (2.90%) Mitel
6 2 (2.90%) HP
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