The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK / Wales
Rank 57 74 59
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15  
Contract jobs citing Android 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.42% 0.44% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.21% 1.26% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £134 £115 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% -71.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £115 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £243 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +2.85% +135.69%  

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 161 238 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 22.93% 35.05% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 156 77
Median daily rate £425 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 23
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -1.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £20.00 £17.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Wales

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Wales

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android in Wales

Android
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +24 10 £134 +16.30% 2
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Android.

1 12 (80.00%) Android Development
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Bluetooth
3 7 (46.67%) Firmware
3 7 (46.67%) Android Studio
3 7 (46.67%) Coaching
4 6 (40.00%) Wireless
5 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) JTAG
7 3 (20.00%) iPhone
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (13.33%) NAS
8 2 (13.33%) Time Management
8 2 (13.33%) Subversion
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Gradle
8 2 (13.33%) Xamarin
8 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (13.33%) Office 365

Android
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Bluetooth
2 6 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) ADSL
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Android Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Gradle
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Android Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Android NDK
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) MvvmCross
2 1 (6.67%) OpenCV
2 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (6.67%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Android Development
2 7 (46.67%) Coaching
3 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Vision
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Firmware
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.67%) OpenText
3 1 (6.67%) Samsung
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