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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 112 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 36 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 1.39% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.72% 6.57% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 9
Average daily rate £344 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £446 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -60.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -7.07%
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
629 685 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.02% 21.23% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 373 250
Average daily rate £350 £355 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 74
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.53 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% +41.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.00 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Somerset +11 12 £325 - 6
Bristol +2 10 £369 +5.35% 12
Wiltshire -10 8 £375 -7.23% 9
Devon -11 1 - - 2
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (52.86%) Apple iOS
2 28 (40.00%) Android Development
3 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (37.14%) Windows
5 18 (25.71%) Mobile App
5 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 18 (25.71%) Scrum
6 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 16 (22.86%) iOS Development
7 15 (21.43%) Apple
8 14 (20.00%) C#
8 14 (20.00%) .NET
8 14 (20.00%) CSS
9 13 (18.57%) Java
10 12 (17.14%) Android SDK
10 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
11 11 (15.71%) HTML
11 11 (15.71%) User Experience
12 10 (14.29%) Xamarin
12 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 10 (14.29%) SAP
12 10 (14.29%) Web Services
13 9 (12.86%) MVC
13 9 (12.86%) iOS SDK
13 9 (12.86%) Confluence
13 9 (12.86%) Windows 7
13 9 (12.86%) JIRA
14 8 (11.43%) JSON
14 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (12.86%) Confluence
2 4 (5.71%) CMS
3 3 (4.29%) Node.js
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) MPLS
1 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) FWSM
2 3 (4.29%) Network Security
2 3 (4.29%) VPN
2 3 (4.29%) Wireless
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.86%) LAN
3 2 (2.86%) PABX
3 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQLite
3 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.71%) SAP HANA
4 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.86%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) JIRA
2 8 (11.43%) Android Studio
3 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.71%) Xcode
6 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.43%) Ant
7 1 (1.43%) eggPlant
General
1 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.57%) Electronics
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.14%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) Android Developer
3 13 (18.57%) iOS Developer
4 11 (15.71%) iOS Android Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Android Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 7 (10.00%) IT Support
7 6 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support Specialist
7 6 (8.57%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) IT Support Specialist
7 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Support Specialist
8 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) .NET
1 14 (20.00%) CSS
2 12 (17.14%) Android SDK
2 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.71%) HTML
4 10 (14.29%) Web Services
5 9 (12.86%) iOS SDK
6 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (11.43%) JSON
7 7 (10.00%) HTML5
8 6 (8.57%) J2ME
8 6 (8.57%) jQuery
9 5 (7.14%) J2EE
9 5 (7.14%) J2SE
10 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (5.71%) Backbone.js
10 4 (5.71%) MvvmCross
11 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (4.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.71%) User Experience
3 6 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.29%) Digital Media
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.86%) iPad
7 2 (2.86%) iPhone
8 1 (1.43%) DTV
8 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.86%) Apple iOS
2 26 (37.14%) Windows
3 9 (12.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.86%) Unix
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Android Development
2 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.71%) Scrum
4 16 (22.86%) iOS Development
5 9 (12.86%) MVC
6 8 (11.43%) Mobile Development
7 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.57%) OO
7 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.14%) TDD
9 4 (5.71%) Analytics
9 4 (5.71%) Data Analytics
9 4 (5.71%) Kanban
9 4 (5.71%) MVVM
10 3 (4.29%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (4.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.00%) C#
3 13 (18.57%) Java
4 5 (7.14%) SQL
5 3 (4.29%) C++
6 2 (2.86%) C
6 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.43%) Delphi
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) HND
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) MCSE
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) Apple
3 10 (14.29%) SAP
3 10 (14.29%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.71%) EPiServer
5 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
5 3 (4.29%) Google
5 3 (4.29%) IronPort
5 3 (4.29%) Nokia
5 3 (4.29%) Sencha
6 2 (2.86%) CA
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 2 (2.86%) Remedy
6 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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