Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 53 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -6
Contract jobs citing Android 6 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.98% 0.36% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.20% 1.60% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 15
Cardiff median daily rate £363 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +19.23% -3.70%
10th Percentile £306 £364 £311
90th Percentile £419 £421 £345
South Wales median daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 143 125 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 23.33% 22.77% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 80 157
Cardiff median daily rate £316 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.73% +7.14% +11.55%
10th Percentile £124 £144 £259
90th Percentile £450 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £323 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -15.41% +8.93% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 8
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -29.41% +41.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.68 £12.33
90th Percentile £19.13 £16.49 £27.43
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71% +14.29%

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Android.

1 4 (66.67%) Android Development
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
4 1 (16.67%) Kotlin
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) RTSP
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) RTSP
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Android Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Android SDK
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree