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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 42 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.48% 0.76% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.15% 5.36% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
93 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.09% 14.21% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 32 33
Average daily rate £250 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £119 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Average hourly rate £20.06 £12.75 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Android
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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 1 August 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) SOA

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Mobility Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Android Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) RMADS
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CODA