The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Swindon 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 48 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Android 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.44% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.47% 4.55% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £475 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.02% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £361 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.09%
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.92% 15.71% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 29
Average daily rate £325 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
Wiltshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) CESG
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) RMADS

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Designer
2 3 (50.00%) Security Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobility Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) RMADS
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) CODA