The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
South West / Dorset
Rank - 25 29
Contract jobs citing Android 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.29% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.08% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +2.85% +135.69%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 59 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 15.96% 25.32% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 28
Median daily rate £150 £313 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +21.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £155 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 16
Median hourly rate £10.75 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.40% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Dorset

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Dorset

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Android.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) X.509
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Graphic Design
3 4 (40.00%) Release Management
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) iPhone
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (40.00%) User Experience
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Android Development
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (10.00%) REST

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
1 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (40.00%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) ICT Support
5 1 (10.00%) ICT Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) LESS
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Sass
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Graphic Design
1 4 (40.00%) iPhone
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Release Management
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared