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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 155 181 150
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Contract jobs citing Android Development 40 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.51% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.66% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 41
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £346 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
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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
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 70 (100.00%) Android
2 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (48.57%) Apple iOS
4 31 (44.29%) Java
5 27 (38.57%) iOS Development
5 27 (38.57%) User Experience
6 24 (34.29%) Mobile App
7 22 (31.43%) JSON
8 21 (30.00%) Mobile Development
9 19 (27.14%) E-Commerce
10 18 (25.71%) Web Services
11 17 (24.29%) TDD
11 17 (24.29%) Android SDK
12 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (20.00%) XML
13 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
15 12 (17.14%) SQLite
15 12 (17.14%) REST
15 12 (17.14%) Objective-C
16 11 (15.71%) HTML
16 11 (15.71%) Usability Testing
17 10 (14.29%) RESTful
17 10 (14.29%) OO
18 9 (12.86%) HTML5
18 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
18 9 (12.86%) Android Studio
19 8 (11.43%) SOAP
19 8 (11.43%) Scrum
19 8 (11.43%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (4.29%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.43%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQLite
2 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.86%) Android Studio
3 8 (11.43%) Eclipse
4 7 (10.00%) Xcode
5 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (5.71%) Appium
8 2 (2.86%) Gradle
8 2 (2.86%) Calabash
8 2 (2.86%) JUnit
9 1 (1.43%) Ant
9 1 (1.43%) Maven
9 1 (1.43%) Robotium
9 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.43%) JIRA
9 1 (1.43%) Robolectric
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
2 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (94.29%) Developer
2 59 (84.29%) Android Developer
3 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.57%) iOS Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Senior Android Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Junior
6 3 (4.29%) Junior Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (1.43%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.43%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (1.43%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.43%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Designer
8 1 (1.43%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) JSON
2 18 (25.71%) Web Services
3 17 (24.29%) Android SDK
4 14 (20.00%) XML
5 12 (17.14%) REST
6 11 (15.71%) HTML
7 10 (14.29%) RESTful
8 9 (12.86%) HTML5
9 8 (11.43%) SOAP
10 7 (10.00%) CSS
11 6 (8.57%) iOS SDK
12 3 (4.29%) .NET
12 3 (4.29%) J2EE
12 3 (4.29%) Cocoa
12 3 (4.29%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (4.29%) jQuery
13 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
13 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.86%) CSS3
13 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.57%) User Experience
2 24 (34.29%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.00%) Open Source
3 7 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (5.71%) Streaming Video
5 3 (4.29%) Social Media
6 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.43%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.43%) Animation
7 1 (1.43%) iPad
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Android
2 34 (48.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.57%) iOS Development
3 21 (30.00%) Mobile Development
4 19 (27.14%) E-Commerce
5 17 (24.29%) TDD
6 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.71%) Usability Testing
8 10 (14.29%) OO
9 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Scrum
11 6 (8.57%) OOP
12 4 (5.71%) OOD
13 3 (4.29%) MVC
13 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
14 2 (2.86%) Software Delivery
14 2 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
14 2 (2.86%) Memory Management
14 2 (2.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) Java
2 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.14%) Objective-C
4 5 (7.14%) C++
4 5 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) SQL
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) yum
1 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Appcelerator
2 3 (4.29%) Google
2 3 (4.29%) Facebook
2 3 (4.29%) Twitter
3 1 (1.43%) Apple
3 1 (1.43%) SAP
3 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.43%) Zend
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