The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 156 168 154
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Android Development 35 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.54% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.69% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 36
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4052 4759 4427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.42% 77.67% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3140 3434 3420
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android Development across the City of London region.

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Android Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the City of London region.

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Android Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android Development.

1 58 (100.00%) Android
2 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (48.28%) Java
4 21 (36.21%) Apple iOS
5 18 (31.03%) Mobile App
5 18 (31.03%) iOS Development
6 17 (29.31%) JSON
7 16 (27.59%) Web Services
8 15 (25.86%) Android SDK
9 14 (24.14%) User Experience
10 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
10 12 (20.69%) HTML
11 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
11 11 (18.97%) REST
12 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.24%) TDD
13 9 (15.52%) Finance
13 9 (15.52%) XML
13 9 (15.52%) HTML5
14 8 (13.79%) RESTful
14 8 (13.79%) CSS
14 8 (13.79%) Scrum
15 7 (12.07%) OO
15 7 (12.07%) SQLite
15 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (12.07%) Mobile Payment
16 6 (10.34%) Usability Testing
16 6 (10.34%) SOAP
16 6 (10.34%) Objective-C
17 5 (8.62%) QA

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Android Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.72%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQLite
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) Android Studio
3 3 (5.17%) Xcode
4 2 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (3.45%) Gradle
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) Ant
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Appium
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.72%) Legal
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (93.10%) Developer
2 47 (81.03%) Android Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Senior Android Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (5.17%) iOS Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Programmer
7 1 (1.72%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (1.72%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.72%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (1.72%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Junior
7 1 (1.72%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) JSON
2 16 (27.59%) Web Services
3 15 (25.86%) Android SDK
4 12 (20.69%) HTML
5 11 (18.97%) REST
6 9 (15.52%) XML
6 9 (15.52%) HTML5
7 8 (13.79%) RESTful
7 8 (13.79%) CSS
8 6 (10.34%) SOAP
9 4 (6.90%) iOS SDK
10 3 (5.17%) .NET
10 3 (5.17%) J2EE
10 3 (5.17%) CSS3
11 2 (3.45%) jQuery
11 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.72%) Cocoa
12 1 (1.72%) Zend Framework
12 1 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Mobile App
2 14 (24.14%) User Experience
3 7 (12.07%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (8.62%) Streaming Video
5 3 (5.17%) Social Media
6 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.45%) Open Source
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.72%) iPhone
7 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Android
2 21 (36.21%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) iOS Development
3 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
4 10 (17.24%) TDD
5 8 (13.79%) Scrum
6 7 (12.07%) OO
6 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.34%) Usability Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.90%) OOD
10 3 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (5.17%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.45%) UX Design
11 2 (3.45%) OOP
11 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.45%) MVC
12 1 (1.72%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (1.72%) Mobile Commerce
12 1 (1.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Java
2 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) Objective-C
4 3 (5.17%) PHP
5 2 (3.45%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.17%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Google
2 3 (5.17%) Facebook
2 3 (5.17%) Twitter
3 1 (1.72%) Zend
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.72%) Appcelerator
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