Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 23 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 68 81
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Android 29 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.10% 0.87% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.39% 3.67% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 3
South Wales median daily rate £400 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £209 £306 £228
90th Percentile £500 £419 £413
Wales median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate £18.00 - -
Wales median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 279 218 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.25% 23.62% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 146 154
South Wales median daily rate £383 £335 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -13.55% +3.33%
10th Percentile £182 £130 £150
90th Percentile £525 £475 £546
Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 32
South Wales median hourly rate £12.41 £14.00 £12.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.34% +8.57% +3.20%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.75 £9.45
90th Percentile £42.00 £23.61 £57.28
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £13.00 £12.63
% change year-on-year -5.19% +2.97% +8.84%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in South Wales

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in South Wales

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in South Wales

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in South Wales

Android
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
Cardiff -2 25 £400 +16.36% 5
Newport - 4 £356 - 6
Android
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Android.

1 24 (82.76%) Apple iOS
1 24 (82.76%) Android Development
2 22 (75.86%) iOS Development
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
4 17 (58.62%) .NET
4 17 (58.62%) Xamarin
4 17 (58.62%) MSTest
5 16 (55.17%) NUnit
6 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
6 15 (51.72%) MVC
6 15 (51.72%) Mentoring
7 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
7 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
7 14 (48.28%) OOP
7 14 (48.28%) RDBMS
8 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
8 13 (44.83%) Windows
8 13 (44.83%) XAML
8 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
8 13 (44.83%) Entity Framework
9 12 (41.38%) WPF
9 12 (41.38%) LINQ
10 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
10 10 (34.48%) Coaching
11 9 (31.03%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (20.69%) NHS
12 6 (20.69%) C#
12 6 (20.69%) Degree

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (3.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) npm
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) RDBMS
1 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) MSTest
2 16 (55.17%) NUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Android Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Lead Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Xamarin Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Android Developer
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Applications Developer
7 3 (10.34%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (10.34%) iOS Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Agile Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Augmented Reality Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
2 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
3 13 (44.83%) Entity Framework
4 12 (41.38%) LINQ
4 12 (41.38%) WPF
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) Android SDK
6 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.90%) CSS3
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) Node.js
6 2 (6.90%) RequireJS
6 2 (6.90%) Retrofit
6 2 (6.90%) RxJava
6 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.45%) Dagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.69%) NHS
3 4 (13.79%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (6.90%) iPhone
4 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Apple iOS
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Android Development
2 22 (75.86%) iOS Development
3 15 (51.72%) Mentoring
3 15 (51.72%) MVC
3 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
4 14 (48.28%) OOP
5 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (34.48%) Coaching
7 9 (31.03%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
9 2 (6.90%) Decision-Making
9 2 (6.90%) Health Informatics
9 2 (6.90%) Informatics
9 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.45%) MVVM
10 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
10 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) XAML
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Xamarin
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Samsung