The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 49 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Android 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.20% 0.23% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.14% 0.98% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
Android
Wiltshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 102 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.85% 23.72% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 64 27
Average daily rate £359 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.72% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 7
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +57.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Swindon region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Android
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (25.00%) Sencha Touch
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Sencha
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) HND

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (25.00%) Sencha Touch
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Sencha
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft