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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Android 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.29% - 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £130 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £331
% change year-on-year +3.44% +9.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.03 £14.85
% change year-on-year +12.81% +108.92%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 66 142 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.02% 36.41% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 93 27
Median daily rate £400 £325 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +17.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £19.00 £17.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 30 March 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision
2 1 (25.00%) Android NDK
2 1 (25.00%) OpenCV

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Android NDK
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) OpenCV
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware