Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 66 58
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 +11
Contract jobs citing Android 29 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.34% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.58% 1.69% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 4
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £388 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +51.22% -21.15%
10th Percentile £213 £366 £121
90th Percentile £500 £399 £414
South Wales median daily rate £375 £258 £375
% change year-on-year +45.63% -31.33% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £18.00 - £55.00

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 165 178 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.03% 24.62% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 111 107
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £182 £138 £154
90th Percentile £488 £475 £538
South Wales median daily rate £365 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -2.67% -6.25% +16.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 18
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.57 £14.00 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.09% +25.34% -14.08%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.23 £11.04
90th Percentile £145.75 £20.26 £20.05
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -3.85%

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 18 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 22 (75.86%) Android Development
2 21 (72.41%) Apple iOS
3 17 (58.62%) iOS Development
4 15 (51.72%) MSTest
4 15 (51.72%) SQL
4 15 (51.72%) .NET
5 14 (48.28%) Unit Testing
5 14 (48.28%) NUnit
5 14 (48.28%) Xamarin
6 13 (44.83%) Windows
6 13 (44.83%) MVC
7 12 (41.38%) XAML
7 12 (41.38%) OOP
7 12 (41.38%) RDBMS
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
7 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
7 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
7 12 (41.38%) WPF
7 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (41.38%) Entity Framework
7 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
7 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
8 11 (37.93%) LINQ
9 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
10 9 (31.03%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (31.03%) Coaching
11 8 (27.59%) C#
12 6 (20.69%) Java
12 6 (20.69%) 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 (6.90%) npm
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) RDBMS
1 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MSTest
2 14 (48.28%) NUnit
3 6 (20.69%) Android Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Lead Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Android Developer
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Applications Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Xamarin Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
9 1 (3.45%) Lead C# Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Lead Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
2 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
2 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (41.38%) Entity Framework
2 12 (41.38%) WPF
3 11 (37.93%) LINQ
4 4 (13.79%) Android SDK
4 4 (13.79%) Dagger
4 4 (13.79%) Retrofit
4 4 (13.79%) RxJava
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) Node.js
5 2 (6.90%) RequireJS
5 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.24%) NHS
3 4 (13.79%) HTC Vive
3 4 (13.79%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Apple iOS
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Android Development
2 17 (58.62%) iOS Development
3 14 (48.28%) Unit Testing
4 13 (44.83%) MVC
5 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
5 12 (41.38%) OOP
6 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) Coaching
7 9 (31.03%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (20.69%) Sprint Retrospective
9 2 (6.90%) Decision-Making
9 2 (6.90%) Health Informatics
9 2 (6.90%) Informatics
9 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
10 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
10 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
10 1 (3.45%) Scrum
10 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) XAML
3 8 (27.59%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Xamarin
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Apple