The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 29 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 71 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Contract jobs citing Android 20 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.18% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.43% 1.38% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +32.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £334 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +9.42%
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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
311 434 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.32% 28.61% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 180 180
Average daily rate £264 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Android
Yorkshire

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Leeds +1 7 £375 +6.99% 4
Bradford - 4 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £300 - 2
Pontefract - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Android
Yorkshire

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 28 (73.68%) Apple iOS
2 21 (55.26%) Android Development
3 20 (52.63%) Mobile App
4 16 (42.11%) iOS Development
4 16 (42.11%) JSON
5 12 (31.58%) XML
6 11 (28.95%) Objective-C
7 9 (23.68%) Java
8 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (21.05%) HTML
8 8 (21.05%) OOP
8 8 (21.05%) OO
8 8 (21.05%) HTML5
8 8 (21.05%) RESTful
8 8 (21.05%) iPhone
9 7 (18.42%) MVC
10 6 (15.79%) Xcode
10 6 (15.79%) Apple
10 6 (15.79%) CSS
10 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 6 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (13.16%) UIKit
11 5 (13.16%) iPad
11 5 (13.16%) C#
11 5 (13.16%) Cocoa
11 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.16%) TDD
11 5 (13.16%) Subversion
11 5 (13.16%) Finance
11 5 (13.16%) Handset

Android
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQLite
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Xcode
2 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Android Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (13.16%) iOS Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (10.53%) iPhone Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.63%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) JSON
2 12 (31.58%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 8 (21.05%) RESTful
3 8 (21.05%) HTML5
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) Web Services
5 5 (13.16%) Cocoa
5 5 (13.16%) UIKit
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) .NET
6 4 (10.53%) J2ME
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.89%) REST
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) Android SDK
8 2 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (5.26%) XHTML
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 8 (21.05%) iPhone
3 5 (13.16%) iPad
3 5 (13.16%) Handset
4 4 (10.53%) NHS
4 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.26%) Animation
6 1 (2.63%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) Social Media
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Android Development
2 16 (42.11%) iOS Development
3 8 (21.05%) OOP
3 8 (21.05%) OO
4 7 (18.42%) MVC
5 6 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Web Design
8 3 (7.89%) Web Development
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 1 (2.63%) 3D Programming
10 1 (2.63%) Game Development
10 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.63%) Content Management
10 1 (2.63%) Requirements Management
10 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Objective-C
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) VC++
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Apple
2 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Facebook
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter
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