The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 28 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 84 98 121
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +23
Contract jobs citing Android 28 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.20% 0.71% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.81% 2.47% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £326 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £383 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £339 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +9.27%
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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
482 607 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.67% 28.73% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 270 245
Average daily rate £275 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 64 68
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Android
England

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +17 20 £350 -0.07% 13
North Yorkshire +2 7 £300 -9.09%
South Yorkshire -1 1 £175 -50.00% 6
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 30 (57.69%) Apple iOS
2 25 (48.08%) Android Development
3 24 (46.15%) Mobile App
4 17 (32.69%) HTML
5 16 (30.77%) Java
5 16 (30.77%) JSON
5 16 (30.77%) iOS Development
6 13 (25.00%) HTML5
7 12 (23.08%) Objective-C
7 12 (23.08%) XML
8 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
8 11 (21.15%) CSS
8 11 (21.15%) MVC
9 9 (17.31%) TDD
9 9 (17.31%) Subversion
10 8 (15.38%) Xcode
10 8 (15.38%) jQuery
10 8 (15.38%) iPhone
10 8 (15.38%) RESTful
10 8 (15.38%) OOP
10 8 (15.38%) OO
11 7 (13.46%) Web Design
11 7 (13.46%) REST
11 7 (13.46%) Digital Media
12 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.54%) Apple
12 6 (11.54%) Web Services
12 6 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (9.62%) UIKit

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQLite
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Subversion
2 8 (15.38%) Xcode
3 5 (9.62%) PhoneGap
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.69%) Hudson
4 4 (7.69%) Maven
4 4 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Android Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) iOS Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) iPhone Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Designer
9 1 (1.92%) Mobile Web Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Silverlight Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 16 (30.77%) JSON
3 13 (25.00%) HTML5
4 12 (23.08%) XML
5 11 (21.15%) CSS
6 8 (15.38%) jQuery
6 8 (15.38%) RESTful
7 7 (13.46%) REST
8 6 (11.54%) Web Services
9 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.62%) Cocoa
9 5 (9.62%) Spring
9 5 (9.62%) Ajax
9 5 (9.62%) .NET
9 5 (9.62%) UIKit
9 5 (9.62%) Android SDK
10 4 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (7.69%) Spring Integration
10 4 (7.69%) J2ME
10 4 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 8 (15.38%) iPhone
3 7 (13.46%) Digital Media
4 5 (9.62%) Open Source
4 5 (9.62%) Handset
4 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.62%) iPad
5 4 (7.69%) NHS
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.85%) Graphic Design
7 2 (3.85%) Animation
8 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Android Development
2 16 (30.77%) iOS Development
3 11 (21.15%) MVC
4 9 (17.31%) TDD
5 8 (15.38%) OOP
5 8 (15.38%) OO
6 7 (13.46%) Web Design
7 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (7.69%) Scrum
8 4 (7.69%) BDD
9 3 (5.77%) Web Development
9 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.85%) Project Management
11 1 (1.92%) Regression Testing
11 1 (1.92%) SOA
11 1 (1.92%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.92%) 3D Programming
11 1 (1.92%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) Objective-C
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) VC++
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ISEB
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Apple
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe
2 2 (3.85%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Facebook
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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