Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 May 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
England > South West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 167 148
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 -13
Contract jobs citing Android 38 31 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.75% 0.60% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.55% 3.53% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 36
South West median daily rate £375 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -6.05%
10th Percentile £185 £135 £194
90th Percentile £563 £525 £431
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% +6.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £17.20 £10.78 £8.79
90th Percentile £25.90 £15.93 £41.90
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.16 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.63% -1.60% +22.86%

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,070 877 1,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.14% 16.91% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 514 763
South West median daily rate £380 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.12% +1.36% -6.67%
10th Percentile £163 £135 £157
90th Percentile £550 £538 £522
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 93 130
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -11.90% +23.53%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.05 £11.43
90th Percentile £47.05 £47.50 £46.03
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +5.20%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in the South West

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in the South West

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in the South West

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in the South West

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the South West over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android in the South West

Android
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Wiltshire +26 15 £375 +177.78% 5
Bristol -4 11 £450 +7.46% 22
Somerset +3 3 £185 - 3
Devon 0 3 £375 - 2
Dorset -13 2 £350 +3.70% 10
Gloucestershire -2 1 £300 - 8
Android
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 West region with a requirement for Android.

1 17 (44.74%) Apple iOS
2 12 (31.58%) Android Development
3 11 (28.95%) Windows
4 10 (26.32%) Office 365
5 9 (23.68%) Java
6 8 (21.05%) C++
6 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
7 7 (18.42%) REST
7 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
8 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (15.79%) JSON
9 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.16%) Apple Swift
9 5 (13.16%) iOS Development
10 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
10 4 (10.53%) HP
10 4 (10.53%) Firmware
10 4 (10.53%) HTML
10 4 (10.53%) ITIL
10 4 (10.53%) Bluetooth
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
10 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Office 365
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Google Play
4 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Bluetooth
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) Skype
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
4 1 (2.63%) Junos
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
1 1 (2.63%) Redis
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Android Studio
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Gradle
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Android Developer
3 5 (13.16%) iOS Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Head of Communications
5 2 (5.26%) Head of Digital
5 2 (5.26%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (5.26%) iOS Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) REST
2 6 (15.79%) JSON
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
4 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) .NET
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.26%) CSS3
5 2 (5.26%) Node.js
5 2 (5.26%) React
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) JMS
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) SOAP
6 1 (2.63%) WPF
6 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.89%) iPhone
4 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.26%) Social Media
5 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Apple iOS
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 3 (7.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Android Development
2 5 (13.16%) iOS Development
2 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) OO
5 2 (5.26%) SOA
5 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.63%) Information Security
6 1 (2.63%) MVC
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.63%) SEO
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) C++
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) Apple Swift
5 3 (7.89%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Firmware
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) ZENworks
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) HP
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Google
2 3 (7.89%) Micro Focus
2 3 (7.89%) Novell
2 3 (7.89%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus
4 1 (2.63%) Mitel
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) Samsung
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) Sophos
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO