The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 70 89 108
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +19
Contract jobs citing Android 25 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.47% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.44% 2.17% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +18.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £380 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -66.00%
Android
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
336 415 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.74% 26.83% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 187 173
Average daily rate £301 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £445 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 24
Average hourly rate £12.45 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 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 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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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 +4 8 £338 +16.27% 11
Bradford - 7 - - 1
Halifax - 2 - - 1
Huddersfield +2 1 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £300 - 3
Pontefract - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Android
Yorkshire

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (76.19%) Apple iOS
2 24 (57.14%) Android Development
3 23 (54.76%) Mobile App
4 19 (45.24%) iOS Development
5 16 (38.10%) JSON
6 12 (28.57%) XML
7 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
7 11 (26.19%) Objective-C
8 10 (23.81%) HTML
8 10 (23.81%) HTML5
8 10 (23.81%) RESTful
9 9 (21.43%) CSS
9 9 (21.43%) OO
10 8 (19.05%) Web Services
10 8 (19.05%) Java
10 8 (19.05%) iPhone
11 7 (16.67%) Xcode
12 6 (14.29%) SQLite
12 6 (14.29%) REST
12 6 (14.29%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) MVC
12 6 (14.29%) OOP
13 5 (11.90%) Handset
13 5 (11.90%) Cocoa
13 5 (11.90%) Subversion
13 5 (11.90%) C#
13 5 (11.90%) PHP
13 5 (11.90%) Apple
13 5 (11.90%) iPad
13 5 (11.90%) UIKit

Android
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQLite
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Xcode
2 5 (11.90%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Mobile Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Android Developer
3 4 (9.52%) iPhone Developer
3 4 (9.52%) iOS Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile Web Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Programmer
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) JSON
2 12 (28.57%) XML
3 10 (23.81%) HTML
3 10 (23.81%) HTML5
3 10 (23.81%) RESTful
4 9 (21.43%) CSS
5 8 (19.05%) Web Services
6 6 (14.29%) REST
7 5 (11.90%) Cocoa
7 5 (11.90%) UIKit
8 4 (9.52%) jQuery
8 4 (9.52%) Android SDK
8 4 (9.52%) CSS3
8 4 (9.52%) .NET
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.14%) XHTML
9 3 (7.14%) PhoneGap
9 3 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) Mobile App
2 8 (19.05%) iPhone
3 5 (11.90%) Handset
3 5 (11.90%) iPad
4 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.52%) Digital Media
5 3 (7.14%) NHS
6 2 (4.76%) Animation
6 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.38%) Social Media
7 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Android Development
2 19 (45.24%) iOS Development
3 9 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (14.29%) MVC
4 6 (14.29%) OOP
5 5 (11.90%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.14%) Web Design
7 3 (7.14%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Scrum
9 1 (2.38%) Content Management
9 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.38%) Game Development
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
1 11 (26.19%) Objective-C
2 8 (19.05%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISEB
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Apple
2 4 (9.52%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Facebook
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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