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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 37 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Android 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.82% 0.36% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.52% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Cardiff median daily rate £338 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% -  
South Wales median daily rate £338 £300 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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 92 76 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 27.88% 27.34% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 115
Cardiff median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
10th Percentile £163 £95 £160
90th Percentile £426 £594 £445
South Wales median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 19
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +17.39%  
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.68 £19.00 £36.00
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.45
% change year-on-year - +4.45%  

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 29 June 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 5 (71.43%) Android Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) ADSL
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Handset
4 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD

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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ADSL
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) RTSP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Android Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) Qt
2 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Android Development
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
2 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware