The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 29 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Android 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.88% 1.58% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.56% 7.27% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.43 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-55.61% -7.14%
Android
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.64% 21.74% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 14
Average daily rate £250 £235 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £138 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Android
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +2 2 £283 -5.83% 2
Android
East of England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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%) Mobile App
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) TestLink
3 2 (40.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) TestLink
1 2 (40.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Calabash
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Agilent
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco