The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southampton region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 39 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Android 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.02% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.43% 2.02% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-30.49% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
83 99 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.92% 31.83% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 56 27
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 20
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.88 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -44.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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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 23 July 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) Android Development
3 4 (23.53%) iPhone
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Handset
3 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) C
4 3 (17.65%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Usability Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (17.65%) Axure RP
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Insight
5 2 (11.76%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) LESS

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQLite
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Axure RP
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Robotium
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Android Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Mobility Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Strategy Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) User Experience Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
3 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (11.76%) D3.js
3 2 (11.76%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (11.76%) Sass
3 2 (11.76%) LESS
3 2 (11.76%) Ember.js
3 2 (11.76%) Underscore.js
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 4 (23.53%) Handset
2 4 (23.53%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Android Development
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Usability Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Insight
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
1 2 (11.76%) webMethods
1 2 (11.76%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
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