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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 164 172 155
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Android Development 32 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.61% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.79% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 31
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
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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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £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 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 61 (100.00%) Android
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) Java
4 25 (40.98%) Apple iOS
5 19 (31.15%) iOS Development
6 18 (29.51%) Mobile App
6 18 (29.51%) Web Services
7 17 (27.87%) Android SDK
8 16 (26.23%) JSON
9 15 (24.59%) HTML
10 14 (22.95%) REST
11 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
11 13 (21.31%) OO
12 11 (18.03%) CSS
12 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
12 11 (18.03%) User Experience
13 9 (14.75%) HTML5
13 9 (14.75%) XML
13 9 (14.75%) TDD
13 9 (14.75%) Finance
14 8 (13.11%) Scrum
15 7 (11.48%) Objective-C
15 7 (11.48%) PHP
15 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
15 7 (11.48%) OOD
16 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
16 6 (9.84%) QA
16 6 (9.84%) RESTful
17 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
17 5 (8.20%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (3.28%) Node.js
2 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.64%) NFC
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQLite
2 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.56%) Android Studio
5 3 (4.92%) Xcode
6 2 (3.28%) Gradle
6 2 (3.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.64%) Selenium
7 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.64%) Ant
7 1 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.64%) NUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) Maven
7 1 (1.64%) Appium
7 1 (1.64%) Robolectric
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Games
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (93.44%) Developer
2 49 (80.33%) Android Developer
3 5 (8.20%) Applications Developer
3 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
3 5 (8.20%) Senior Android Developer
4 4 (6.56%) iOS Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.28%) PHP Developer
5 2 (3.28%) Architect
6 1 (1.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Designer
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Test Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Programmer
6 1 (1.64%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) Web Services
2 17 (27.87%) Android SDK
3 16 (26.23%) JSON
4 15 (24.59%) HTML
5 14 (22.95%) REST
6 11 (18.03%) CSS
7 9 (14.75%) HTML5
7 9 (14.75%) XML
8 6 (9.84%) RESTful
9 5 (8.20%) iOS SDK
9 5 (8.20%) SOAP
10 3 (4.92%) CSS3
10 3 (4.92%) J2EE
11 2 (3.28%) .NET
11 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.28%) jQuery
11 2 (3.28%) Ajax
12 1 (1.64%) Zend Framework
12 1 (1.64%) LINQ
12 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Mobile App
2 11 (18.03%) User Experience
3 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.56%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (4.92%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.28%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.28%) Open Source
7 1 (1.64%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.64%) FMCG
7 1 (1.64%) iPhone
7 1 (1.64%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.64%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Android
2 25 (40.98%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) iOS Development
3 13 (21.31%) OO
4 9 (14.75%) TDD
5 8 (13.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.48%) OOD
7 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.56%) MVC
8 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.92%) Usability Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (3.28%) OOP
10 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.28%) UX Design
11 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (1.64%) Kanban
11 1 (1.64%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.64%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.48%) Objective-C
3 7 (11.48%) PHP
4 4 (6.56%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) C#
5 2 (3.28%) PHP5
6 1 (1.64%) Scala
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) yum
1 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Google
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Zend
3 1 (1.64%) Motorola
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Perforce
3 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
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