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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 42 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 5 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.40% 2.93% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 11.11% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£275 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -51.53%
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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
103 90 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.93% 26.39% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 56 51
Average daily rate £363 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £18.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +8.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.50 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £31.65 £37.50
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 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 2 July 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) Java
1 17 (77.27%) Android Development
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Android SDK
3 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 8 (36.36%) User Stories
5 7 (31.82%) iOS Development
5 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) Subversion
6 6 (27.27%) Maven
6 6 (27.27%) Ant
6 6 (27.27%) Appium
7 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 5 (22.73%) Load Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (22.73%) REST
7 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
7 5 (22.73%) OOP
7 5 (22.73%) Publishing
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) JSON
8 4 (18.18%) Selenium
8 4 (18.18%) JNI
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Test Management
8 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (18.18%) GIS
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) ISEB

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) Extranet
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Maven
2 6 (27.27%) Ant
2 6 (27.27%) Appium
3 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
4 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Selenium
4 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.09%) Zephyr
6 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.55%) Xcode
6 1 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (4.55%) Calabash
6 1 (4.55%) Mockito
6 1 (4.55%) Robotium
6 1 (4.55%) Gradle
6 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (22.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) iOS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Android SDK
2 5 (22.73%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) JSON
3 4 (18.18%) Android NDK
3 4 (18.18%) RoboGuice
3 4 (18.18%) JNI
4 3 (13.64%) Cocoa
5 2 (9.09%) XHTML
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) GIS
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Android Development
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (36.36%) User Stories
5 7 (31.82%) iOS Development
6 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 5 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Load Testing
6 5 (22.73%) OOP
7 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) Test Management
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.64%) SDLC
9 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Content Management
9 2 (9.09%) OO
9 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Apple
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Telerik
2 2 (9.09%) Nintex
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft