The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 65 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Android 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 1.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.83% 5.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
Android
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 130 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.89% 25.39% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 49
Average daily rate £300 £298 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Android
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -21 6 £300 -4.76% 11
West Wales - 1 - -
North Wales - - - - 1
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 10 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 4 (33.33%) Android Development
5 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) HTTP
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Ajax
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) Ruby
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Hudson
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (8.33%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Hudson
2 2 (16.67%) Trac
2 2 (16.67%) QUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) Sass
5 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
6 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (8.33%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) W3C
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) OOP
2 4 (33.33%) Android Development
2 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (16.67%) Scala
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Zend
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