Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 140 142
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 62 62 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.19% 1.13% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.87% 5.77% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 48
South West median daily rate £375 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.82% -1.79%
10th Percentile £192 £185 £202
90th Percentile £588 £525 £416
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
South West median hourly rate £24.25 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.21% +12.00% -25.24%
10th Percentile £18.80 £10.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £30.10 £16.20 £18.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +51.16% - +21.13%

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 1,056 1,074 1,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.32% 19.60% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 630 769
South West median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £145 £128 £152
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 136 141
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.25% -13.75% +15.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.88 £11.50
90th Percentile £43.08 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.85% - +3.13%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Bristol -1 32 £375 +7.14% 26
Wiltshire +21 15 £375 +114.29% 7
Dorset -13 5 £388 +41.55% 4
Devon - 2 £375 - 6
Gloucestershire +1 1 £300 -13.67% 9
Somerset -6 1 - - 2
Android
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 34 (54.84%) Apple iOS
2 28 (45.16%) Android Development
3 19 (30.65%) Java
4 18 (29.03%) Mobile App
5 15 (24.19%) iOS Development
6 14 (22.58%) Windows
7 10 (16.13%) Office 365
7 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 9 (14.52%) Bluetooth
9 8 (12.90%) C++
9 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.90%) Web Development
9 8 (12.90%) Time Management
10 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
10 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.29%) Objective-C
10 7 (11.29%) HTML
10 7 (11.29%) .NET
10 7 (11.29%) CSS
10 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.29%) BDD
10 7 (11.29%) Windows 10
11 6 (9.68%) Apple Swift
11 6 (9.68%) Node.js
11 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.68%) Xamarin
11 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
11 6 (9.68%) Firmware
11 6 (9.68%) C#
11 6 (9.68%) Migration

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 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Marvel
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.61%) InDesign
3 1 (1.61%) InVision
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.61%) Pixate
3 1 (1.61%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.61%) GitHub
4 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.61%) Google Play
4 1 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Bluetooth
2 3 (4.84%) Skype
3 2 (3.23%) Internet
3 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.61%) LAN
4 1 (1.61%) SMS
4 1 (1.61%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Android Studio
3 3 (4.84%) gulp
3 3 (4.84%) webpack
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.61%) Calabash
5 1 (1.61%) Gradle
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Mockito
5 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.45%) Law
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Android Developer
3 11 (17.74%) iOS Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Office 365 Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Android Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Xamarin Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Project Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.23%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
1 7 (11.29%) CSS
1 7 (11.29%) HTML
2 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 6 (9.68%) Node.js
3 5 (8.06%) JSON
3 5 (8.06%) React
4 4 (6.45%) Android SDK
4 4 (6.45%) REST
4 4 (6.45%) RESTful
5 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.23%) CSS3
6 2 (3.23%) iOS SDK
6 2 (3.23%) jQuery
6 2 (3.23%) Web Services
7 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.61%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.61%) HTML5
7 1 (1.61%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (1.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.06%) iPad
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Robotics
4 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Apple iOS
2 14 (22.58%) Windows
3 7 (11.29%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Android Development
2 15 (24.19%) iOS Development
3 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.90%) Time Management
3 8 (12.90%) Web Development
4 7 (11.29%) BDD
4 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.68%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.45%) Coaching
6 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.45%) ITIL
6 4 (6.45%) SDLC
6 4 (6.45%) TDD
7 3 (4.84%) API Design
7 3 (4.84%) OO
7 3 (4.84%) OOD
8 2 (3.23%) Mobile Development
8 2 (3.23%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.90%) C++
4 7 (11.29%) Objective-C
5 6 (9.68%) Apple Swift
5 6 (9.68%) C#
6 3 (4.84%) C
6 3 (4.84%) ES6
6 3 (4.84%) ES7
7 2 (3.23%) SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) MCSA
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.68%) Firmware
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) XenApp
2 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.61%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.61%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe
3 2 (3.23%) Apple
3 2 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix
4 1 (1.61%) Dell
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.61%) Novell
4 1 (1.61%) Samsung
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Sencha