The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 30 43
Contract jobs citing Android 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 0.46% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.75% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +0.71% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 56 57 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 28.14% 26.15% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 79
Median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £21.00 £38.75
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Android.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) NuGet
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) SignalR
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin