The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 25 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Android 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.59% - 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £334
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.80%
Android
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.86% 34.62% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 6
Average daily rate £425 £248 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.71% -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) iPhone
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Metastorm
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Xcode

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) SAP PI
2 2 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 2 (33.33%) Worklight
2 2 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) Product Management
1 2 (33.33%) Android Development
1 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
1 2 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Metastorm
2 2 (33.33%) Nintex
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (16.67%) Apple