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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 43 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Android 9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.12% 2.72% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 10.10% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
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£325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £660 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £32.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-57.69% -11.56%
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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
123 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.94% 26.90% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 60 45
Average daily rate £380 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £95 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 13
Average hourly rate £18.13 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £109.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (82.76%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) Android SDK
2 20 (68.97%) Android Development
3 19 (65.52%) Unit Testing
4 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (51.72%) Subversion
5 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
6 14 (48.28%) Maven
6 14 (48.28%) Ant
7 12 (41.38%) JSON
7 12 (41.38%) Dependency Injection
7 12 (41.38%) REST
8 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
8 11 (37.93%) Appium
9 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (34.48%) Publishing
10 9 (31.03%) JNI
10 9 (31.03%) OOP
10 9 (31.03%) Android NDK
10 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
10 9 (31.03%) User Stories
10 9 (31.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (27.59%) RoboGuice
12 6 (20.69%) iOS Development
12 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
12 6 (20.69%) OO
12 6 (20.69%) Load Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Scrum
13 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
13 5 (17.24%) TDD

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) InfoPath
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) Extranet
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Subversion
1 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 14 (48.28%) Maven
2 14 (48.28%) Ant
3 11 (37.93%) Appium
4 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
4 9 (31.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
6 5 (17.24%) Mockito
6 5 (17.24%) Robotium
6 5 (17.24%) Artifactory
7 4 (13.79%) Gradle
7 4 (13.79%) Calabash
7 4 (13.79%) Xcode
7 4 (13.79%) JIRA
7 4 (13.79%) IntelliJ
8 3 (10.34%) Selenium
9 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (6.90%) Zephyr
9 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) Android Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Tester
3 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Android SDK
2 12 (41.38%) JSON
2 12 (41.38%) REST
3 9 (31.03%) JNI
3 9 (31.03%) Android NDK
4 8 (27.59%) RoboGuice
5 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) XHTML
6 2 (6.90%) .NET
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.45%) Cocoa
7 1 (3.45%) RESTful
7 1 (3.45%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Android Development
2 19 (65.52%) Unit Testing
3 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (41.38%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) OOP
6 9 (31.03%) User Stories
7 6 (20.69%) iOS Development
7 6 (20.69%) OO
7 6 (20.69%) Load Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
11 2 (6.90%) BDD
11 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Test Management
11 2 (6.90%) Migration
11 2 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) Nintex
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Telerik
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft