The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Wales 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 65 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Android 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 1.34% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £269 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -16.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 149 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.87% 26.61% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 85 47
Average daily rate £313 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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 1 August 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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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 -14 3 £375 +39.53% 2
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
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Android
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Magento
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Calabash
3 1 (14.29%) eggPlant
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Robotium

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Calabash
2 1 (14.29%) eggPlant
2 1 (14.29%) Robotium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (42.86%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript