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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 60 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Android 11 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.73% 1.17% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.37% 7.02% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate £323 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.69% -
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
205 114 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.28% 16.72% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 70 42
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £16.45 £17.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 10 £324 +3.60% 2
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) OOP
3 14 (66.67%) Subversion
3 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (66.67%) HTML5
3 14 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 14 (66.67%) CSS3
4 13 (61.90%) BDD
4 13 (61.90%) Scrum
5 11 (52.38%) TDD
6 9 (42.86%) QUnit
6 9 (42.86%) Jasmine
6 9 (42.86%) Analytics
6 9 (42.86%) Sinon.JS
7 8 (38.10%) JIRA
7 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (33.33%) RESTful
8 7 (33.33%) jQuery
8 7 (33.33%) Ajax
8 7 (33.33%) MVC
8 7 (33.33%) W3C
8 7 (33.33%) Project Management
8 7 (33.33%) OO
8 7 (33.33%) SOA
8 7 (33.33%) HTTP
8 7 (33.33%) Web Services
8 7 (33.33%) Cucumber

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 14 (66.67%) Subversion
2 9 (42.86%) Jasmine
2 9 (42.86%) QUnit
2 9 (42.86%) Sinon.JS
3 8 (38.10%) JIRA
4 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 7 (33.33%) Trac
5 6 (28.57%) Hudson
5 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (23.81%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (23.81%) HTML Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Android Developer
5 3 (14.29%) iOS Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) CSS
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 14 (66.67%) CSS3
2 14 (66.67%) HTML5
3 7 (33.33%) Ajax
3 7 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) RequireJS
3 7 (33.33%) RESTful
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) W3C
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) OOP
3 13 (61.90%) BDD
3 13 (61.90%) Scrum
4 11 (52.38%) TDD
5 9 (42.86%) Analytics
6 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (33.33%) MVC
7 7 (33.33%) OO
7 7 (33.33%) Project Management
7 7 (33.33%) SOA
8 5 (23.81%) Android Development
8 5 (23.81%) Mobile Development
9 4 (19.05%) Coaching
9 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
10 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 2 (9.52%) ITIL
11 2 (9.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe
1 2 (9.52%) Apple
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) SOASTA, Inc