The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 28 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 West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 50 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3  
Contract jobs citing Android 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.41% 0.22% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.20% 0.74% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £300 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.03 £14.85
% change year-on-year +16.03% +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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 87 136 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 26.20% 30.16% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 67 83
Median daily rate £165 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.84% -10.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -38.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.10 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Gloucestershire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Gloucestershire

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Gloucestershire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 5 £300 - 2
Android
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Android.

1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) JIRA
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (40.00%) User Experience
5 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Content Management
5 5 (33.33%) CMS
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Games
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Multichannel Retail
8 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Pig
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Web Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) EJB
2 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) Java EE
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) STL
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Content Management
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
5 2 (13.33%) Multichannel Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
1 3 (20.00%) IBM Sterling