The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 28 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.

Android Software Development
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 57 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.30% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £344 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00

Android Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 434 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.74% 78.34% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1164 1721
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 42 57
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.31 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.88 £73.75 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Android Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in Wales

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in Wales

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +5 6 £331 -17.18%
West Wales - 2 £350 -
Android Development
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 Wales region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 16 (100.00%) Android
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Bluetooth
4 7 (43.75%) Firmware
4 7 (43.75%) Android Studio
4 7 (43.75%) Coaching
5 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
7 3 (18.75%) Handset
7 3 (18.75%) JTAG
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Wireframes
8 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) JSON
8 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
9 1 (6.25%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) RTSP

Android Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Bluetooth
2 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Android Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Android Developer
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
2 1 (6.25%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) Qt
2 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Handset
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Android
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Wireframes
6 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) SOLID
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
3 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Firmware