Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 134 149
Rank change year-on-year -33 +15 -2
Contract jobs citing Android 61 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.97% 1.20% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 5.98% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 47
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £176 £192 £185
90th Percentile £506 £588 £525
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £24.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.14% +73.21% +12.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £18.80 £10.80
90th Percentile £17.50 £30.10 £16.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year -44.88% +45.98% +1.16%

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 1,499 1,036 1,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.80% 20.00% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 590 638
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -1.43%
10th Percentile £138 £142 £128
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 89 131
South West median hourly rate £34.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.14% +6.06% -21.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.90 £43.08 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.13 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.44% +5.30% -0.48%

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 17 February 2019.

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
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 17 February 2019. 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
Bristol -28 18 £438 +16.67% 16
Wiltshire -38 18 £413 +10.00% 7
Dorset +15 11 £425 +9.68% 3
Somerset +4 7 £375 - 3
Devon +2 4 £223 -40.47% 4
Gloucestershire -9 2 £350 +16.67% 4
Android
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 29 (47.54%) Apple iOS
2 23 (37.70%) Android Development
3 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.79%) Java
5 18 (29.51%) Mobile App
5 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
6 17 (27.87%) Windows
6 17 (27.87%) Scrum
7 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
8 12 (19.67%) Linux
9 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
10 10 (16.39%) HTML
10 10 (16.39%) .NET
10 10 (16.39%) Mobile Development
11 9 (14.75%) Project Management
11 9 (14.75%) Electronics
12 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
12 8 (13.11%) C#
12 8 (13.11%) CSS
12 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
12 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (13.11%) SQLite
12 8 (13.11%) iOS Development
12 8 (13.11%) Node.js
12 8 (13.11%) Microservices
13 7 (11.48%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (11.48%) SCCM
13 7 (11.48%) Apple
13 7 (11.48%) Finance
14 6 (9.84%) Subversion

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 (4.92%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) InVision
1 3 (4.92%) Pixate
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Google Play
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (4.92%) Firebase
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) Bluetooth
3 3 (4.92%) VLAN
3 3 (4.92%) VPN
4 2 (3.28%) Firewall
4 2 (3.28%) LAN
4 2 (3.28%) WAN
4 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.64%) HTTP
5 1 (1.64%) SAN
5 1 (1.64%) Skype
5 1 (1.64%) SSL
5 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQLite
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) GIS
4 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Subversion
3 3 (4.92%) Gradle
3 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.64%) CodeSonar
5 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.64%) fastlane
5 1 (1.64%) git-flow
5 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.64%) Xcode
General
1 9 (14.75%) Electronics
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.92%) Marketing
6 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) Android Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) iOS Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.56%) iOS Android Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Kernel Developer
7 3 (4.92%) UX Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Xamarin Developer
8 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.28%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior iOS Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) .NET
1 10 (16.39%) HTML
2 8 (13.11%) CSS
2 8 (13.11%) Node.js
3 6 (9.84%) REST
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (6.56%) Dagger
5 4 (6.56%) JSON
5 4 (6.56%) React Native
5 4 (6.56%) XML
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.92%) Android NDK
6 3 (4.92%) Android SDK
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.92%) Framer.js
6 3 (4.92%) Middleware
6 3 (4.92%) Retrofit
6 3 (4.92%) RxJava
6 3 (4.92%) SOAP
6 3 (4.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.92%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) Apple iOS
2 17 (27.87%) Windows
3 12 (19.67%) Linux
4 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.84%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.56%) BlackBerry OS
6 4 (6.56%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Android Development
2 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) Scrum
4 10 (16.39%) Mobile Development
5 9 (14.75%) Project Management
6 8 (13.11%) iOS Development
6 8 (13.11%) Microservices
7 7 (11.48%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
10 4 (6.56%) Change Management
10 4 (6.56%) DevOps
10 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
10 4 (6.56%) ITIL
10 4 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
11 3 (4.92%) Information Architecture
11 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) Java
2 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.11%) C#
4 5 (8.20%) C++
5 4 (6.56%) C
5 4 (6.56%) PHP
5 4 (6.56%) SQL
6 3 (4.92%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.28%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.28%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) Scala
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) ES6
8 1 (1.64%) ES7
8 1 (1.64%) Java 8
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CISSP
4 1 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) GIAC
4 1 (1.64%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SANS
4 1 (1.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) JTAG
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) Firmware
3 1 (1.64%) Docker
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.64%) HockeyApp
3 1 (1.64%) Nessus
3 1 (1.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Salt
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Apple
3 6 (9.84%) Xamarin
4 5 (8.20%) Adobe
4 5 (8.20%) Sencha
5 4 (6.56%) Avaya
5 4 (6.56%) Google
6 3 (4.92%) SAP
7 2 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) Micro Focus
7 2 (3.28%) Novell
8 1 (1.64%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.64%) Aruba
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco
8 1 (1.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.64%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.64%) VMware