Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 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 > Somerset
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 53 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +27
Contract jobs citing Android 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.16% 0.21% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.48% 1.10% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Somerset median daily rate £408 £125 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +226.00% -60.32% -
10th Percentile £300 £113 £233
90th Percentile £488 £138 £411
South West median daily rate £438 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Somerset median hourly rate - - £15.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 - £15.75

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 134 91 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.87% 19.44% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 46
Somerset median daily rate £340 £318 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +14.41% -24.34%
10th Percentile £140 £111 £163
90th Percentile £500 £556 £494
South West median daily rate £390 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +11.43% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 22
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +146.88% -8.57%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.95 £10.65
90th Percentile £44.41 £49.13 £33.18
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £19.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +74.03% +22.22% -10.00%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Somerset

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Somerset

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Somerset over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Somerset

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Somerset

Android
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 4 £475 - 7
Taunton -2 2 £340 +172.00%
Android
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Android.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) JBoss
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Android Development
3 3 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (33.33%) Google Play
4 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
4 2 (33.33%) Xamarin
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) SQLite

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Google Play
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Android Developer
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Android Development
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Apple
1 2 (33.33%) Google
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Xamarin