The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Android 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.95% 5.50% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.81% 21.43% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £425 £338 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +237.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £331
% change year-on-year +3.44% +9.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.40 - -
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 42 28 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 25.00% 25.69% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 22
Median daily rate £435 £365 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.17% +25.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £90 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.40 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.57% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.83 £45.50
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 Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Portsmouth

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Android.

1 10 (76.92%) Android Development
2 9 (69.23%) Apple iOS
3 6 (46.15%) Gradle
3 6 (46.15%) iOS Development
3 6 (46.15%) RESTful
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Release Management
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Google
4 5 (38.46%) Android Studio
4 5 (38.46%) Google Play
5 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Telematics
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Direct Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) Bluetooth
6 3 (23.08%) RDBMS

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Gradle
2 5 (38.46%) Android Studio
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Android Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) CRM Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) CRM Developer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Android Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Android Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
2 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Apple iOS
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Android Development
2 6 (46.15%) iOS Development
3 5 (38.46%) Release Management
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Telematics
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) Direct Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Samsung