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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 39 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Android 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.76% 3.50% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.83% 12.94% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
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£298 £525 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +54.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £233 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £700 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -20.00%
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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 85 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.29% 27.07% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 50 50
Average daily rate £375 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.65 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £125.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 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 (77.42%) Java
2 22 (70.97%) Android Development
3 20 (64.52%) Android SDK
4 19 (61.29%) Unit Testing
5 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (48.39%) Subversion
6 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
7 14 (45.16%) Maven
7 14 (45.16%) Ant
8 13 (41.94%) Apple iOS
9 12 (38.71%) REST
9 12 (38.71%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (38.71%) JSON
10 11 (35.48%) Appium
11 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (32.26%) Publishing
12 9 (29.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (29.03%) JNI
12 9 (29.03%) OOP
12 9 (29.03%) Android NDK
12 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
12 9 (29.03%) User Stories
13 8 (25.81%) RoboGuice
13 8 (25.81%) iOS Development
14 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
14 6 (19.35%) OO
14 6 (19.35%) Load Testing
14 6 (19.35%) Scrum
15 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
15 5 (16.13%) TDD

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) Extranet
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Subversion
1 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (45.16%) Maven
2 14 (45.16%) Ant
3 11 (35.48%) Appium
4 9 (29.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
5 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
6 5 (16.13%) Robotium
6 5 (16.13%) Mockito
6 5 (16.13%) Artifactory
7 4 (12.90%) Gradle
7 4 (12.90%) Calabash
7 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
7 4 (12.90%) Xcode
7 4 (12.90%) JIRA
8 3 (9.68%) Selenium
9 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
9 2 (6.45%) Zephyr
9 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (32.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) Android Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) iOS Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) Android SDK
2 12 (38.71%) REST
2 12 (38.71%) JSON
3 9 (29.03%) Android NDK
3 9 (29.03%) JNI
4 8 (25.81%) RoboGuice
5 4 (12.90%) iOS SDK
6 3 (9.68%) Cocoa
7 2 (6.45%) XHTML
7 2 (6.45%) HTML5
7 2 (6.45%) jQuery
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 2 (6.45%) HTML
7 2 (6.45%) .NET
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 1 (3.23%) SOAP
8 1 (3.23%) Web Services
8 1 (3.23%) RESTful
8 1 (3.23%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) GIS
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Robotics
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Android Development
2 19 (61.29%) Unit Testing
3 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (29.03%) OOP
6 9 (29.03%) User Stories
7 8 (25.81%) iOS Development
8 6 (19.35%) Load Testing
8 6 (19.35%) OO
8 6 (19.35%) Scrum
9 5 (16.13%) TDD
9 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
11 3 (9.68%) SDLC
12 2 (6.45%) Test Management
12 2 (6.45%) BDD
12 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (6.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Apple
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Telerik
2 2 (6.45%) Nintex
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft