Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 146 138
Rank change year-on-year -29 -8 -3
Contract jobs citing Android 46 50 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.90% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.24% 4.78% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 50
South West median daily rate £425 £403 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +13.38% -5.33%
10th Percentile £288 £159 £195
90th Percentile £506 £556 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +26.00%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.75 £22.84
% change year-on-year -36.94% +21.52% +26.86%

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 1,419 1,047 1,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.64% 18.81% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 622 737
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -5.41%
10th Percentile £145 £148 £135
90th Percentile £575 £513 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 93 120
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +14.72% -12.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.87 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.43 £43.75 £43.30
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -18 17 £481 +16.67% 24
Wiltshire -18 12 £400 -5.88% 3
Somerset +2 6 £408 +226.00% 8
Dorset -1 5 £425 +9.68% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £300 - 2
Devon +1 2 £325 -19.75% 7
Android
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 23 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 20 (43.48%) Java
4 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (32.61%) HTML
5 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
5 15 (32.61%) Android Development
6 12 (26.09%) CSS
6 12 (26.09%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (21.74%) Windows
9 9 (19.57%) Linux
10 8 (17.39%) PHP
10 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 8 (17.39%) Project Management
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) HP
11 7 (15.22%) .NET
11 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
11 7 (15.22%) SQLite
11 7 (15.22%) Mobile Development
11 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
12 6 (13.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (13.04%) Office 365
12 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.04%) SQL
12 6 (13.04%) C#
12 6 (13.04%) WAN

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 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.52%) JBoss
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) InVision
1 3 (6.52%) Pixate
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.04%) Office 365
3 3 (6.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Firebase
4 2 (4.35%) Google Play
5 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) LAN
1 6 (13.04%) WAN
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) Junos
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQLite
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Gradle
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.17%) CodeSonar
4 1 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.17%) git-flow
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Android Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
3 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.52%) iOS Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Java Android Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.52%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.35%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (4.35%) iOS Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) CSS
3 7 (15.22%) .NET
4 5 (10.87%) REST
5 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.70%) Dagger
5 4 (8.70%) Node.js
5 4 (8.70%) RESTful
5 4 (8.70%) Vue.js
5 4 (8.70%) XML
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.52%) Framer.js
6 3 (6.52%) jQuery
6 3 (6.52%) JSON
6 3 (6.52%) LAMP
6 3 (6.52%) Retrofit
6 3 (6.52%) SOAP
6 3 (6.52%) Spring
6 3 (6.52%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.70%) User Experience
4 3 (6.52%) iPhone
5 2 (4.35%) iPad
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.17%) W3C
6 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (21.74%) Windows
3 9 (19.57%) Linux
4 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Android Development
3 12 (26.09%) Scrum
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 7 (15.22%) Mobile Development
6 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.87%) MVC
7 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
7 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Conceptual Models
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps
8 3 (6.52%) Information Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.52%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (6.52%) People Management
8 3 (6.52%) Prototyping
8 3 (6.52%) Task Model
8 3 (6.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
2 20 (43.48%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) PHP
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) C++
6 4 (8.70%) Apple Swift
7 3 (6.52%) Kotlin
7 3 (6.52%) Scala
8 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.35%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) ES6
9 1 (2.17%) ES7
9 1 (2.17%) Java 8
9 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.17%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) CISSP
2 1 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) GIAC
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SANS
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) ZENworks
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) HP
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Apple
2 6 (13.04%) Micro Focus
2 6 (13.04%) Novell
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Lotus
4 1 (2.17%) Sencha
4 1 (2.17%) VMware