The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 45 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Android 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.56% 0.61% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 2.86% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£238 £305 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.13% -28.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
Android
Hampshire

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
88 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.86% 21.41% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 22
Average daily rate £325 £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £98 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 19
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +5.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.60 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Handset
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) iPhone
1 3 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Robotium
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Android Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Mobility Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Strategy Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (33.33%) Handset
1 3 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
1 1 (11.11%) webMethods
1 1 (11.11%) Google
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