Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 96 103
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing Android 6 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.51% 0.49% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% 2.03% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 15
Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £209 £283 £311
90th Percentile £395 £418 £345
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £24.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year +26.20% +34.26% +20.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 280 344 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.61% 24.19% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 192 238
Wales median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +5.90%
10th Percentile £130 £156 £263
90th Percentile £482 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 39
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +7.76% -14.07%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Wales

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
South Wales +15 5 £350 -6.67% 6
West Wales +4 1 £350 -9.68%
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience

Android
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 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Kotlin
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy
1 1 (16.67%) Samsung