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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 112 86 119
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +33
Contract jobs citing Android 33 61 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 1.90% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.02% 8.94% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 11
Median daily rate £500 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £39.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.61% +136.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+69.69% +4.76%
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
657 682 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.53% 21.25% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 403 354
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 84 92
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.54% +8.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 20 £500 +17.64% 6
Somerset +18 5 - -
Wiltshire +1 5 £450 +80.00%
Gloucestershire -2 1 £130 -62.85% 5
Dorset -6 1 - - 2
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 32 (47.06%) Apple iOS
2 23 (33.82%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Mobile App
3 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.94%) Android Development
5 16 (23.53%) C#
6 15 (22.06%) Java
6 15 (22.06%) Web Services
7 11 (16.18%) User Experience
7 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
8 10 (14.71%) .NET
8 10 (14.71%) Mobile Development
8 10 (14.71%) REST
9 9 (13.24%) SQLite
9 9 (13.24%) Usability Testing
9 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
10 8 (11.76%) Blackberry
10 8 (11.76%) TDD
10 8 (11.76%) JSON
10 8 (11.76%) Finance
10 8 (11.76%) Scrum
11 7 (10.29%) MVC
11 7 (10.29%) Objective-C
11 7 (10.29%) Citrix
11 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.29%) Linux
11 7 (10.29%) iPhone
11 7 (10.29%) Robotium

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 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Google Play
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) MPLS
2 4 (5.88%) WAN
2 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.94%) PABX
3 2 (2.94%) SAN
3 2 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQLite
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.41%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Robotium
2 5 (7.35%) Mechanoid
2 5 (7.35%) Robolectric
3 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.41%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.41%) Calabash
4 3 (4.41%) NuGet
4 3 (4.41%) Subversion
4 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.94%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.94%) Appium
5 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.94%) JIRA
5 2 (2.94%) Protractor
5 2 (2.94%) Selenium
5 2 (2.94%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.94%) TestLink
5 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Android Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Senior Android Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Designer
5 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.88%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (5.88%) iOS Developer
6 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.41%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.41%) QA Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) Web Services
2 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 10 (14.71%) REST
3 8 (11.76%) JSON
4 6 (8.82%) HTML
4 6 (8.82%) WCF
5 5 (7.35%) ActionBarSherlock
5 5 (7.35%) CSS
5 5 (7.35%) HTML5
6 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.88%) PhoneGap
6 4 (5.88%) Sencha Touch
7 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.41%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.41%) MSMQ
7 3 (4.41%) NHibernate
7 3 (4.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Mobile App
2 11 (16.18%) User Experience
3 8 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 7 (10.29%) iPhone
5 4 (5.88%) Smartphone
6 3 (4.41%) iPad
7 2 (2.94%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.06%) Apple iOS
2 23 (33.82%) Windows
3 7 (10.29%) Linux
4 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Unix
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) Android Development
3 10 (14.71%) Mobile Development
4 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (13.24%) Usability Testing
5 8 (11.76%) Scrum
5 8 (11.76%) TDD
6 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.29%) MVC
7 5 (7.35%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.35%) iOS Development
7 5 (7.35%) ITIL
7 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (5.88%) Open Source
8 4 (5.88%) Service Design
8 4 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) C#
2 15 (22.06%) Java
3 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.29%) Objective-C
5 5 (7.35%) Ruby
6 3 (4.41%) Apple Swift
6 3 (4.41%) C++
6 3 (4.41%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) C
7 2 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) Delphi
8 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) MCSE
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) AirWatch
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.94%) Ansible
2 2 (2.94%) OpenAM
2 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Citrix
3 5 (7.35%) Google
4 4 (5.88%) Apple
4 4 (5.88%) Sencha
5 3 (4.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) Samsung
7 1 (1.47%) Splunk
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