The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK / Wales
Rank 59 47 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Android 5 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.79% 3.63% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.38% 11.29% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 3
Median daily rate £375 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £344 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-30.23% -34.35%

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
148 186 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.31% 32.12% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 138 70
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 17
Median hourly rate £12.38 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -8 4 £256 -20.84% 3
North Wales - 1 £375 -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Android.

1 6 (75.00%) Android Development
2 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
2 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Xamarin
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Android Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) iPhone
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Gradle
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) ADSL
5 2 (25.00%) LAN

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ADSL
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Android Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Android Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Android NDK
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) MvvmCross
3 1 (12.50%) OpenCV
3 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
3 1 (12.50%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Android Development
2 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Vision
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Xamarin
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) OpenText
2 2 (25.00%) VMware