The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 10 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.43% 4.35% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 20.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£295 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -51.53%
Android
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Operating Systems Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 22.86% 21.74% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate £295 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Android
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Games
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Symbian
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Games
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Symbian