The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 123 82 126
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +44
Contract jobs citing Android 21 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 1.76% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.96% 7.37% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 10
Average daily rate £481 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.52% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -0.69%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
710 556 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.44% 23.90% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 284 378
Average daily rate £345 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 75 83
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +5 12 £500 - 3
Somerset -9 4 £363 +38.09% 3
Bristol -21 3 £475 +50.79% 5
Wiltshire -31 2 £475 +97.91% 2
Devon - 2 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (63.41%) Apple iOS
2 20 (48.78%) .NET
3 19 (46.34%) Mobile App
4 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
5 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
5 14 (34.15%) HTML
6 12 (29.27%) iPhone
7 11 (26.83%) MVC
7 11 (26.83%) C#
7 11 (26.83%) IIS
7 11 (26.83%) REST
7 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (26.83%) HTML5
8 10 (24.39%) Android Development
8 10 (24.39%) CSS
8 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
8 10 (24.39%) jQuery
9 9 (21.95%) PhoneGap
10 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (19.51%) Finance
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.07%) TIBCO
11 7 (17.07%) Java
11 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
11 7 (17.07%) Sitecore
12 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (14.63%) iPad
12 6 (14.63%) iOS Development
12 6 (14.63%) Sass
12 6 (14.63%) LESS

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (26.83%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) CMS
2 5 (12.20%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Trello
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Network Security
1 4 (9.76%) VoIP
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
1 4 (9.76%) WAN
1 4 (9.76%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) WLAN
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) PhoneGap
2 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.88%) Xcode
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Games
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Android Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Designer
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Network Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Security Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Web Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
2 14 (34.15%) HTML
3 11 (26.83%) REST
3 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (26.83%) HTML5
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
4 10 (24.39%) jQuery
5 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (14.63%) Sass
6 6 (14.63%) LESS
6 6 (14.63%) Ext JS
7 5 (12.20%) JSON
8 4 (9.76%) SOAP
9 3 (7.32%) Middleware
9 3 (7.32%) JMS
9 3 (7.32%) Web Services
9 3 (7.32%) WebSockets
10 2 (4.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Mobile App
2 12 (29.27%) iPhone
3 6 (14.63%) iPad
3 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.76%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) RMADS
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) MVC
2 10 (24.39%) Android Development
3 6 (14.63%) iOS Development
3 6 (14.63%) Content Management
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Network Management
5 4 (9.76%) Web Development
5 4 (9.76%) SOA
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) SEO
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.32%) TDD
6 3 (7.32%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) C#
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) C
5 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.76%) CCNP
2 4 (9.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) TIBCO
2 7 (17.07%) Sitecore
3 5 (12.20%) Google
4 4 (9.76%) McAfee
4 4 (9.76%) Sourcefire
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 4 (9.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
5 2 (4.88%) Facebook
5 2 (4.88%) Twitter
6 1 (2.44%) CA
6 1 (2.44%) CODA
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
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