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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 106 97
Rank change year-on-year -18 -9  
Contract jobs citing Android 11 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 1.05% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.46% 4.94% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 36
Median daily rate £338 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £527 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +0.71% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 447 627 681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.68% 21.26% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 359 397
Median daily rate £360 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 90
Median hourly rate £42.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.59 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -15 5 £300 -25.00% 7
Wiltshire +1 3 £263 -30.00% 3
Devon - 2 £405 - 1
Gloucestershire +7 1 £270 +107.69%
Android
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Apple iOS
3 10 (33.33%) JIRA
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
6 7 (23.33%) Android Development
6 7 (23.33%) Issue Tracking
7 6 (20.00%) Office 365
7 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.00%) Internet
7 6 (20.00%) Content Management
7 6 (20.00%) CMS
8 5 (16.67%) Apple
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (13.33%) C#
9 4 (13.33%) Java
9 4 (13.33%) SLA
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) Dell
9 4 (13.33%) Change Management
9 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (13.33%) Security 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 6 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.33%) Drupal
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 3 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) PABX
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Android Studio
3 1 (3.33%) git-flow
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.00%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Android Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.00%) React
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) EJB
2 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 2 (6.67%) Java EE
2 2 (6.67%) REST
2 2 (6.67%) Spring
2 2 (6.67%) STL
2 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) iPhone
2 3 (10.00%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) AS400
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Android Development
2 7 (23.33%) Issue Tracking
3 6 (20.00%) Content Management
3 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 4 (13.33%) Mobile Development
6 3 (10.00%) Break/Fix
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.00%) ITSM
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Apple
3 4 (13.33%) Dell
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) IBM Sterling
4 3 (10.00%) Toshiba
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Xamarin
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Sencha
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