Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 59 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Android 27 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.05% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.25% 2.10% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 2
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +19.23%
10th Percentile £209 £366 £364
90th Percentile £500 £399 £421
South Wales median daily rate £400 £258 £375
% change year-on-year +55.34% -31.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £18.00 - -

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 177 143 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.02% 23.48% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 90 84
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £333 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -12.79% +8.93%
10th Percentile £200 £129 £152
90th Percentile £488 £451 £550
South Wales median daily rate £395 £325 £390
% change year-on-year +21.54% -16.67% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 20
Cardiff median hourly rate £12.14 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.29% +21.74% -28.13%
10th Percentile £10.73 £12.23 £10.73
90th Percentile £121.75 £19.00 £17.15
South Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% -7.41%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Cardiff

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Cardiff

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Cardiff over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Android.

1 24 (88.89%) Android Development
2 20 (74.07%) Apple iOS
3 19 (70.37%) iOS Development
4 17 (62.96%) MSTest
4 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 17 (62.96%) .NET
5 16 (59.26%) NUnit
5 16 (59.26%) Xamarin
5 16 (59.26%) Unit Testing
6 15 (55.56%) MVC
6 15 (55.56%) Mentoring
7 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
7 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
7 14 (51.85%) OOP
7 14 (51.85%) RDBMS
7 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (48.15%) Entity Framework
8 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
8 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
9 12 (44.44%) Windows
9 12 (44.44%) XAML
9 12 (44.44%) WPF
9 12 (44.44%) LINQ
10 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (40.74%) Mobile App
11 10 (37.04%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (37.04%) Coaching
12 6 (22.22%) NHS
12 6 (22.22%) Java
12 6 (22.22%) Degree

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) RDBMS
1 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) MSTest
2 16 (59.26%) NUnit
3 6 (22.22%) Android Studio
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Android Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Lead Developer
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Xamarin Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
7 2 (7.41%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (7.41%) iOS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Augmented Reality Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Virtual Reality Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
3 13 (48.15%) Entity Framework
4 12 (44.44%) LINQ
4 12 (44.44%) WPF
5 5 (18.52%) Android SDK
5 5 (18.52%) Retrofit
5 5 (18.52%) RxJava
6 4 (14.81%) Dagger
7 3 (11.11%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.41%) CSS3
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) Node.js
8 2 (7.41%) RequireJS
8 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Mobile App
2 6 (22.22%) NHS
3 4 (14.81%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (3.70%) Fintech
5 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Apple iOS
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Android Development
2 19 (70.37%) iOS Development
3 16 (59.26%) Unit Testing
4 15 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 15 (55.56%) MVC
5 14 (51.85%) OOP
6 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (37.04%) Coaching
7 10 (37.04%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (7.41%) Decision-Making
8 2 (7.41%) Health Informatics
8 2 (7.41%) Informatics
8 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
8 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.70%) MVVM
9 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.70%) Scrum
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) XAML
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Xamarin
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Apple