Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 81 90
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing Android 5 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.48% 0.54% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 2.50% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 15
South Wales median daily rate £258 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.33% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £140 £122 £311
90th Percentile £396 £419 £345
Wales median daily rate £258 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -31.33% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 238 240 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.84% 21.80% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 151 231
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £137 £158 £163
90th Percentile £488 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 24
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.88% +4.08%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.93 £10.25
90th Percentile £28.63 £61.25 £22.00
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.38 £11.60
% change year-on-year +13.13% +6.68% -22.67%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -7 3 £388 +51.22% 2
Newport - 2 £140 -
Android
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Android.

1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 2 (40.00%) Ticket Management
2 2 (40.00%) Samsung
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Kotlin
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Kotlin
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
1 2 (40.00%) Samsung