Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 137 134
Rank change year-on-year -19 -3 +23
Contract jobs citing Android 52 68 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.92% 1.19% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.91% 5.56% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 70
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £159 £195 £263
90th Percentile £548 £575 £438
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +26.00% -24.24%
England median hourly rate £30.50 £22.84 £18.00
% change year-on-year +33.57% +26.86% +20.00%

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 1058 1223 1355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.70% 21.38% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 727 761
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £148 £135 £150
90th Percentile £508 £538 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 119 164
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.68% -18.61% +10.29%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £44.38 £43.05 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%

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 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -15 32 £400 -17.95% 6
Dorset +3 7 £388 +84.52% 2
Wiltshire -7 6 £425 +25.93% 1
Devon - 2 £405 -
Somerset -8 1 £125 -55.36% 1
Android
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Android.

1 31 (59.62%) Apple iOS
2 26 (50.00%) Android Development
3 21 (40.38%) Mobile App
4 17 (32.69%) iOS Development
5 14 (26.92%) Java
6 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 10 (19.23%) Windows
8 9 (17.31%) Objective-C
8 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
9 8 (15.38%) Web Development
9 8 (15.38%) HTML
9 8 (15.38%) .NET
9 8 (15.38%) CSS
9 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 8 (15.38%) Android SDK
10 7 (13.46%) React
10 7 (13.46%) Xamarin
10 7 (13.46%) Office 365
10 7 (13.46%) BDD
10 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
10 7 (13.46%) C#
11 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.54%) Time Management
11 6 (11.54%) Node.js
11 6 (11.54%) iOS SDK
12 5 (9.62%) iPad
12 5 (9.62%) Android Studio
12 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
12 5 (9.62%) TDD

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 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.92%) Drupal
2 1 (1.92%) Marvel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.92%) InDesign
3 1 (1.92%) InVision
3 1 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) Pixate
3 1 (1.92%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Google Play
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) Skype
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Android Studio
3 3 (5.77%) gulp
3 3 (5.77%) webpack
4 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.92%) Calabash
5 1 (1.92%) git-flow
5 1 (1.92%) Gradle
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) JUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Mockito
5 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.77%) Law
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Developer
2 19 (36.54%) Android Developer
3 10 (19.23%) iOS Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
8 3 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Android Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
1 8 (15.38%) Android SDK
1 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 8 (15.38%) CSS
1 8 (15.38%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) React
3 6 (11.54%) iOS SDK
3 6 (11.54%) Node.js
4 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.69%) RESTful
5 3 (5.77%) CSS3
5 3 (5.77%) Web Services
6 2 (3.85%) HTML5
6 2 (3.85%) jQuery
6 2 (3.85%) React Native
6 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.92%) Ajax
7 1 (1.92%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.92%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.62%) iPad
3 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Apple iOS
2 10 (19.23%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Android Development
2 17 (32.69%) iOS Development
3 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Web Development
5 7 (13.46%) BDD
6 6 (11.54%) Time Management
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) TDD
8 4 (7.69%) Mobile Development
8 4 (7.69%) SDLC
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) API Design
9 3 (5.77%) Coaching
9 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.77%) ITIL
9 3 (5.77%) MVC
9 3 (5.77%) OO
9 3 (5.77%) OOD
10 2 (3.85%) DevOps
10 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) Objective-C
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) Apple Swift
5 3 (5.77%) C
5 3 (5.77%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) ES6
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) MCSA
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (1.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.92%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Xamarin
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Apple
3 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.92%) Novell
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Sencha