The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 29 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Android 2 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.82% 2.78% 5.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 10.77% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £300 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £360 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £360 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-26.91% -34.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 65 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.52% 25.79% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 64
Median daily rate £375 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Median hourly rate £13.80 £14.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.29 £38.25 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Southampton region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Southampton region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Android
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Android.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Appium
3 1 (25.00%) RoboGuice
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Robotium
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) Robotium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Automation Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) RoboGuice
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA