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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 45 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Android 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.53% 0.61% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 2.47% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£600 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -66.00%
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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
90 81 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.75% 24.70% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 57 26
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £131 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £441 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 20
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -57.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £9.50 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Android Development
3 4 (28.57%) Handset
3 4 (28.57%) iPhone
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 2 (14.29%) webMethods
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
6 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQLite
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Robotium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Android Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Mobility Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Strategy Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Handset
1 4 (28.57%) iPhone
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Android Development
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
2 3 (21.43%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 2 (14.29%) webMethods
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) SAP