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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 123 88 111
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +23
Contract jobs citing Android 23 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 1.17% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.19% 5.57% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 9
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£325 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £340 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
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
722 449 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.77% 21.00% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 203 289
Average daily rate £375 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £134 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 106 101
Average hourly rate £16.67 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.13% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -15 18 £325 - 17
Somerset -11 2 £250 -21.87% 6
Devon - 2 £290 - 1
Wiltshire -17 1 - - 4
Dorset - - - - 10
Gloucestershire - - - -
Cornwall - - - - 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 29 (58.00%) Apple iOS
2 19 (38.00%) Android Development
3 17 (34.00%) Mobile App
4 16 (32.00%) Windows
5 14 (28.00%) Web Services
6 12 (24.00%) .NET
7 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (18.00%) C#
9 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.00%) iPhone
10 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.00%) SOAP
10 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
10 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (12.00%) iOS Development
11 6 (12.00%) DNS
11 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (12.00%) C++
11 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
12 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
12 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (10.00%) Degree
12 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
12 5 (10.00%) HTML
12 5 (10.00%) Linux
12 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
12 5 (10.00%) REST

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) SAN
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) FTP
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQLite
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) Xcode
3 1 (2.00%) PVCS
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (6.00%) Electronics
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Android Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Android Developer
7 2 (4.00%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) Web Services
2 12 (24.00%) .NET
3 7 (14.00%) SOAP
4 5 (10.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) REST
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.00%) CSS
6 3 (6.00%) jQuery
6 3 (6.00%) Ajax
6 3 (6.00%) JSON
6 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.00%) PhoneGap
7 2 (4.00%) Android SDK
7 2 (4.00%) HTML5
7 2 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.00%) Cocoa
8 1 (2.00%) XML
8 1 (2.00%) SVG
8 1 (2.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.00%) iPhone
2 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.00%) iPad
5 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.00%) PDA
5 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (6.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (6.00%) User Experience
6 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (4.00%) Streaming Video
7 1 (2.00%) STB
7 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (32.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.00%) Linux
6 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Android Development
2 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.00%) TDD
6 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.00%) Software Licensing
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Usability Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) C#
2 6 (12.00%) C++
2 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) C
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
4 3 (6.00%) VC++
4 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) HNC
2 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Kerio MailServer
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Nagios
1 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) RightFax
2 4 (8.00%) IronPort
3 3 (6.00%) Intel
3 3 (6.00%) Juniper
3 3 (6.00%) Apple
4 2 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) NEC
4 2 (4.00%) Mitel
4 2 (4.00%) Kerio
4 2 (4.00%) Veeam
4 2 (4.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (4.00%) Infor
4 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
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