The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 9 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -
Contract jobs citing Android 44 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.07% 0.86% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.59% 3.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 1 0
Average daily rate £363 £155 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.69% -
Android
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 105 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.84% 22.58% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 60 42
Average daily rate £363 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £170 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £40.00
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 West Sussex

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Android
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the West Sussex region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Android
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the West Sussex 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
Crawley - 33 £363 -
Gatwick - 11 £375 -
Horsham - 3 £360 - 2
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 81 (93.10%) Mobile App
2 54 (62.07%) Apple iOS
3 51 (58.62%) User Experience
4 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (42.53%) Android Development
6 26 (29.89%) Mobile Development
7 25 (28.74%) SQL
8 24 (27.59%) QA
9 21 (24.14%) Android SDK
10 19 (21.84%) Mobile Application Development
11 17 (19.54%) Regression Testing
12 16 (18.39%) JSON
12 16 (18.39%) Black-Box Testing
13 15 (17.24%) Automated Testing
13 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
13 15 (17.24%) Apple
14 14 (16.09%) Open Source
15 11 (12.64%) TDD
15 11 (12.64%) BDD
15 11 (12.64%) REST
16 10 (11.49%) Degree
17 8 (9.20%) Typography
17 8 (9.20%) Scrum
18 7 (8.05%) Software Testing
18 7 (8.05%) Defect Management
18 7 (8.05%) Defect Tracking
19 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
19 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
19 6 (6.90%) Project Management
20 5 (5.75%) XML

Android
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (3.45%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) HP UFT
1 3 (3.45%) JIRA
1 3 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) JUnit
2 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.15%) Subversion
2 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Developer
2 28 (32.18%) Android Developer
3 22 (25.29%) QA Engineer
4 19 (21.84%) Applications Engineer
5 15 (17.24%) Android Engineer
6 14 (16.09%) Designer
7 13 (14.94%) Senior Android Developer
7 13 (14.94%) Senior Developer
8 11 (12.64%) Applications Tester
8 11 (12.64%) Mobile Tester
8 11 (12.64%) QA Tester
8 11 (12.64%) Tester
9 10 (11.49%) Mobile UI Designer
9 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
9 10 (11.49%) UI Designer
10 9 (10.34%) iOS Tester
10 9 (10.34%) Programmer
10 9 (10.34%) Test Engineer
11 8 (9.20%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
11 8 (9.20%) Mobile UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) Android SDK
2 16 (18.39%) JSON
3 11 (12.64%) REST
4 5 (5.75%) XML
5 4 (4.60%) CSS
5 4 (4.60%) HTML
5 4 (4.60%) HTML5
6 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.45%) jQuery
6 3 (3.45%) Sass
7 1 (1.15%) Core Animation
7 1 (1.15%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 81 (93.10%) Mobile App
2 51 (58.62%) User Experience
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Animation
4 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (62.07%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.53%) Android Development
3 26 (29.89%) Mobile Development
4 19 (21.84%) Mobile Application Development
5 17 (19.54%) Regression Testing
6 16 (18.39%) Black-Box Testing
7 15 (17.24%) Automated Testing
7 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
8 14 (16.09%) Open Source
9 11 (12.64%) BDD
9 11 (12.64%) TDD
10 8 (9.20%) Scrum
10 8 (9.20%) Typography
11 7 (8.05%) Defect Management
11 7 (8.05%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (8.05%) Software Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Project Management
12 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
13 5 (5.75%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) Java
3 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) C++
4 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.59%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Apple
2 3 (3.45%) Google
3 2 (2.30%) ION Trading