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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 71 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Android 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.90% 1.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.93% 4.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
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£325 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
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
178 145 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.00% 25.22% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 73 32
Average daily rate £325 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 5
Average hourly rate £12.94 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.76% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £23.05 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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
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 24 October 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 -10 7 £325 -8.77% 4
West Wales - - - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (84.62%) Apple iOS
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) HTML5
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (30.77%) Subversion
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) OOP
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Web Design
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
7 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
7 2 (15.38%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (15.38%) User Experience
7 2 (15.38%) Android Development
7 2 (15.38%) QUnit

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.69%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Hudson
2 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) QUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Trac
2 2 (15.38%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (7.69%) eggPlant
3 1 (7.69%) Calabash
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Xcode
3 1 (7.69%) Robotium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
6 2 (15.38%) Sass
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) W3C
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
4 2 (15.38%) Android Development
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree