Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 172 161
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11 -37
Contract jobs citing Android 40 28 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 0.51% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.21% 2.87% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 39
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £264 £119 £285
90th Percentile £518 £551 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
South West median hourly rate £17.50 - £15.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.75 £22.67
% change year-on-year -35.14% +22.42% +41.67%

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,245 976 1,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.49% 17.90% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 571 719
South West median daily rate £385 £355 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.45% -2.74% -1.35%
10th Percentile £157 £150 £145
90th Percentile £550 £500 £550
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 86 101
South West median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% +11.11% -7.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.19 £10.79
90th Percentile £47.48 £48.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.85%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +7 14 £400 +39.13% 3
Bristol -14 11 £475 +58.33% 19
Somerset +11 7 £340 +172.00% 7
Dorset -2 4 £425 +13.33% 5
Devon +8 2 - - 4
Gloucestershire +2 2 £300 +11.11% 6
Android
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 15 (37.50%) HTML
4 12 (30.00%) Windows
4 12 (30.00%) CSS
4 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (27.50%) Java
5 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
5 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (25.00%) HP
7 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (22.50%) Office 365
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (20.00%) Android Development
8 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 8 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (20.00%) Novell
8 8 (20.00%) WAN
8 8 (20.00%) LAN
8 8 (20.00%) ZENworks
8 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 8 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (20.00%) Micro Focus
8 8 (20.00%) Linux
9 7 (17.50%) C#
9 7 (17.50%) PHP
9 7 (17.50%) Apple
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft

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 8 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) InVision
1 3 (7.50%) Pixate
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (22.50%) Office 365
3 4 (10.00%) Google Play
4 3 (7.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) LAN
1 8 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.00%) Intranet
3 2 (5.00%) Junos
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) Skype
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) SQLite
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (10.00%) Electronics
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) Designer
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) iOS Developer
5 3 (7.50%) iOS Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) UX Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Head of Digital
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (15.00%) .NET
4 4 (10.00%) Vue.js
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.50%) CSS3
5 3 (7.50%) Framer.js
5 3 (7.50%) RESTful
5 3 (7.50%) Spring
5 3 (7.50%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) jQuery
6 2 (5.00%) Laravel
6 2 (5.00%) LINQ
6 2 (5.00%) REST
6 2 (5.00%) SOAP
6 2 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.50%) iPhone
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
4 3 (7.50%) iPad
4 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (5.00%) Social Media
5 2 (5.00%) Wiki
6 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (30.00%) Windows
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
5 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 8 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Android Development
3 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) MVC
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
4 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.00%) Change Management
5 4 (10.00%) OO
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Conceptual Models
6 3 (7.50%) Information Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) iOS Development
6 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.50%) People Management
6 3 (7.50%) Prototyping
6 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Task Model
6 3 (7.50%) Usability Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) PHP
4 6 (15.00%) C++
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) Apple Swift
5 3 (7.50%) Kotlin
5 3 (7.50%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) ZENworks
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) HP
2 8 (20.00%) Micro Focus
2 8 (20.00%) Novell
3 7 (17.50%) Apple
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) Lotus
5 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.50%) Mitel
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) VMware