Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 65 86
Rank change year-on-year -35 +21 -1
Contract jobs citing Android 4 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.30% 1.47% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.61% 6.43% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
South Wales median daily rate £413 £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.53% +10.42% -25.00%
10th Percentile £381 £306 £218
90th Percentile £435 £419 £403
Wales median daily rate £413 £344 £275
% change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
South Wales median hourly rate £18.00 £55.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.27% +266.67% -
Wales median hourly rate £18.00 £55.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -67.27% +266.67% -

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 249 249 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.51% 22.84% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 172 192
South Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £185 £145 £150
90th Percentile £525 £475 £456
Wales median daily rate £393 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +8.28% -2.03% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 37
South Wales median hourly rate £12.41 £15.12 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.96% +16.31% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.53 £10.10
90th Percentile £41.80 £77.50 £19.70
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.54% -

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 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 21 July 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 -15 4 £413 +22.22% 2
Android
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Retrofit
3 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (25.00%) XAML
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) RxJava
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

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 (25.00%) WordPress
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Retrofit
1 1 (25.00%) RxJava
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) XAML
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin