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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 160 163 139
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing Android Development 46 31 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.54% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.70% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 71
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £53.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £19.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+89.74% -40.90%
Android Development
London

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
4570 4457 5540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.08% 77.34% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3609 3320 4120
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 87 (100.00%) Android
2 55 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (58.62%) Apple iOS
4 42 (48.28%) Java
5 41 (47.13%) iOS Development
6 38 (43.68%) Mobile App
7 28 (32.18%) TDD
8 26 (29.89%) Android SDK
9 25 (28.74%) JSON
10 24 (27.59%) User Experience
11 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (25.29%) Objective-C
13 21 (24.14%) Web Services
14 20 (22.99%) E-Commerce
15 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
16 18 (20.69%) HTML
16 18 (20.69%) XML
16 18 (20.69%) Mobile Development
17 17 (19.54%) REST
18 14 (16.09%) HTML5
18 14 (16.09%) CSS
19 12 (13.79%) SOAP
19 12 (13.79%) OO
20 11 (12.64%) Scrum
20 11 (12.64%) Open Source
20 11 (12.64%) SQLite
21 10 (11.49%) Usability Testing
21 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
21 10 (11.49%) RESTful
21 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (8.05%) Node.js
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.15%) uiautomator
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) NFC
2 3 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQLite
2 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Xcode
1 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (6.90%) Android Studio
3 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.60%) Appium
5 3 (3.45%) Calabash
6 2 (2.30%) Robotium
6 2 (2.30%) JUnit
6 2 (2.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.15%) Maven
7 1 (1.15%) JIRA
7 1 (1.15%) Selenium
7 1 (1.15%) WebLOAD
7 1 (1.15%) TestNG
7 1 (1.15%) JMeter
7 1 (1.15%) Mocha
7 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.15%) Robolectric
General
1 4 (4.60%) Finance
1 4 (4.60%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (91.95%) Developer
2 66 (75.86%) Android Developer
3 15 (17.24%) iOS Developer
4 14 (16.09%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Senior Android Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Junior
7 4 (4.60%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Lead Android Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Android Software Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Digital Project Manager
10 1 (1.15%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.15%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) Android SDK
2 25 (28.74%) JSON
3 21 (24.14%) Web Services
4 18 (20.69%) XML
4 18 (20.69%) HTML
5 17 (19.54%) REST
6 14 (16.09%) CSS
6 14 (16.09%) HTML5
7 12 (13.79%) SOAP
8 10 (11.49%) RESTful
9 7 (8.05%) iOS SDK
10 5 (5.75%) Cocoa
10 5 (5.75%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (4.60%) CSS3
12 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.30%) jQuery
13 2 (2.30%) Spring
13 2 (2.30%) .NET
14 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
14 1 (1.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (43.68%) Mobile App
2 24 (27.59%) User Experience
3 7 (8.05%) Social Media
4 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.45%) Streaming Video
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.30%) BBC
5 2 (2.30%) iDTV
6 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.15%) Animation
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Online Games
6 1 (1.15%) iPad
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Android
2 51 (58.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.60%) Windows
4 2 (2.30%) Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.13%) iOS Development
3 28 (32.18%) TDD
4 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (22.99%) E-Commerce
6 18 (20.69%) Mobile Development
7 12 (13.79%) OO
8 11 (12.64%) Scrum
8 11 (12.64%) Open Source
9 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.49%) Usability Testing
9 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.90%) OOP
10 6 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (5.75%) BDD
12 4 (4.60%) MVC
12 4 (4.60%) Memory Management
12 4 (4.60%) Software Delivery
13 3 (3.45%) API Integration
13 3 (3.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) Java
2 22 (25.29%) Objective-C
3 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.34%) Apple Swift
5 7 (8.05%) C++
6 2 (2.30%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.15%) Go
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) C#
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Python
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) Groovy
7 1 (1.15%) Scala
7 1 (1.15%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) yum
1 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Google
1 5 (5.75%) Appcelerator
2 4 (4.60%) Apple
3 3 (3.45%) Facebook
3 3 (3.45%) Twitter
4 2 (2.30%) hybris
5 1 (1.15%) FatWire
5 1 (1.15%) Endeca
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe
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