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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 36 39 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing Android 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.13% 0.35% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.73% 1.54% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£275 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
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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
104 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.61% 22.57% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 22
Average daily rate £335 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £88 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 9
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Android SDK
3 4 (44.44%) Android Development
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Maven
3 4 (44.44%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (33.33%) Appium
5 2 (22.22%) Calabash
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) Android NDK
5 2 (22.22%) Gradle
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (22.22%) JNI
5 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
5 2 (22.22%) Publishing
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Xcode
6 1 (11.11%) Banking

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) Ant
2 3 (33.33%) Appium
3 2 (22.22%) Calabash
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Gradle
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
3 2 (22.22%) Xcode
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 1 (11.11%) Mockito
4 1 (11.11%) Robotium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Android Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Strategy Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Mobility Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Android SDK
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Android NDK
4 2 (22.22%) JNI
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
5 1 (11.11%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Handset
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Robotics
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Android Development
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
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%) Google