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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 93 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Android 51 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.65% 0.94% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.57% 4.30% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 12
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£413 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.73% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £278 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £499 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.75 £18.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.33% -42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -51.53%
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
674 628 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.87% 21.89% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 346 219
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 88 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.88 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £39.45 £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 July 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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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 +24 29 £413 +37.50% 17
Gloucestershire +1 5 £350 +112.12% 5
Dorset -4 4 £315 -37.77% 7
Wiltshire +6 3 £285 -18.57% 10
Somerset +9 2 - - 2
Cornwall +3 1 - -
Devon -10 1 - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 56 (65.88%) Android Development
2 53 (62.35%) Apple iOS
3 38 (44.71%) Mobile App
4 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (34.12%) Windows
6 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
7 23 (27.06%) HTML
7 23 (27.06%) TDD
7 23 (27.06%) iOS Development
8 22 (25.88%) E-Commerce
9 21 (24.71%) CSS
9 21 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (23.53%) Scrum
10 20 (23.53%) Objective-C
10 20 (23.53%) HTML5
11 17 (20.00%) Windows Phone
11 17 (20.00%) Android SDK
11 17 (20.00%) Web Services
11 17 (20.00%) Java
12 16 (18.82%) REST
13 14 (16.47%) Node.js
13 14 (16.47%) Mobile Development
13 14 (16.47%) Mobile Application Development
14 13 (15.29%) JSON
15 12 (14.12%) User Experience
16 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
16 10 (11.76%) XML
16 10 (11.76%) C++
17 9 (10.59%) SQLite
17 9 (10.59%) CSS3

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (16.47%) Node.js
2 5 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) HTTP
1 5 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQLite
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.18%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 5 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) Calabash
3 3 (3.53%) Mechanoid
3 3 (3.53%) Robolectric
3 3 (3.53%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.53%) Robotium
3 3 (3.53%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) Selenium
4 2 (2.35%) JUnit
4 2 (2.35%) gulp
4 2 (2.35%) Subversion
4 2 (2.35%) Grunt
5 1 (1.18%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.18%) Xcode
5 1 (1.18%) TestNG
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
1 6 (7.06%) Games
2 5 (5.88%) Electronics
2 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (68.24%) Developer
2 33 (38.82%) Android Developer
3 11 (12.94%) iOS Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Android Software Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Tester
10 3 (3.53%) Senior iOS Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Automated Tester
10 3 (3.53%) Mobile Tester
11 2 (2.35%) Digital Architect
11 2 (2.35%) AWS Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) HTML
2 21 (24.71%) CSS
3 20 (23.53%) HTML5
4 17 (20.00%) Web Services
4 17 (20.00%) Android SDK
5 16 (18.82%) REST
6 13 (15.29%) JSON
7 10 (11.76%) XML
8 9 (10.59%) CSS3
8 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
9 8 (9.41%) SOAP
10 7 (8.24%) .NET
10 7 (8.24%) OpenGL
10 7 (8.24%) iOS SDK
10 7 (8.24%) Ember.js
10 7 (8.24%) Backbone.js
11 6 (7.06%) RESTful
11 6 (7.06%) Sass
11 6 (7.06%) Apache Cordova
12 5 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.71%) Mobile App
2 12 (14.12%) User Experience
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.88%) DTV
5 4 (4.71%) iPhone
5 4 (4.71%) iPad
6 3 (3.53%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.35%) Handset
8 1 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.18%) Animation
8 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.18%) Physics
8 1 (1.18%) Social Network
8 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.18%) Social Media
8 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (62.35%) Apple iOS
2 29 (34.12%) Windows
3 17 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Phone 7
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.88%) Android Development
2 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.06%) TDD
3 23 (27.06%) iOS Development
4 22 (25.88%) E-Commerce
5 21 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (23.53%) Scrum
7 14 (16.47%) Mobile Application Development
7 14 (16.47%) Mobile Development
8 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.59%) BDD
9 9 (10.59%) API Integration
10 8 (9.41%) Kanban
11 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.24%) OO
12 6 (7.06%) OOP
13 5 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (5.88%) OOD
13 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
2 20 (23.53%) Objective-C
3 17 (20.00%) Java
4 10 (11.76%) C++
5 5 (5.88%) C#
6 4 (4.71%) C
7 3 (3.53%) PHP
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) HND
2 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Google
2 5 (5.88%) Appcelerator
2 5 (5.88%) SAP
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
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