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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 166 145 187
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +42
Contract jobs citing Android Development 34 87 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 1.18% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.55% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 73 36
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £466 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £37.50
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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
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 65 (100.00%) Android
2 29 (44.62%) Apple iOS
3 27 (41.54%) Java
4 26 (40.00%) iOS Development
5 22 (33.85%) Mobile App
6 18 (27.69%) Android SDK
7 15 (23.08%) HTML
8 14 (21.54%) Web Services
9 13 (20.00%) Objective-C
10 10 (15.38%) Xcode
10 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 10 (15.38%) CSS
10 10 (15.38%) OO
11 9 (13.85%) Eclipse
11 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.85%) JSON
12 8 (12.31%) Legal
13 7 (10.77%) XML
13 7 (10.77%) REST
14 6 (9.23%) OOP
14 6 (9.23%) C#
14 6 (9.23%) Scrum
14 6 (9.23%) Degree
14 6 (9.23%) QA
14 6 (9.23%) iPhone
14 6 (9.23%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (9.23%) HTML5
15 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
15 5 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
15 5 (7.69%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (3.08%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.54%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) NFC
2 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 3 (4.62%) VPN
3 2 (3.08%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.08%) RTSP
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQLite
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Xcode
2 9 (13.85%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.62%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.54%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.54%) Gradle
6 1 (1.54%) Calabash
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.31%) Legal
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Games
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (92.31%) Developer
2 47 (72.31%) Android Developer
3 12 (18.46%) iOS Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Applications Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Lead Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.08%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (3.08%) iPhone Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.54%) Senior Internet Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Internet Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) Games Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Development Manager
7 1 (1.54%) Architect
7 1 (1.54%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) Android SDK
2 15 (23.08%) HTML
3 14 (21.54%) Web Services
4 10 (15.38%) CSS
5 9 (13.85%) JSON
6 7 (10.77%) XML
6 7 (10.77%) REST
7 6 (9.23%) HTML5
8 4 (6.15%) Cocoa
8 4 (6.15%) .NET
8 4 (6.15%) iOS SDK
9 3 (4.62%) CSS3
9 3 (4.62%) RESTful
9 3 (4.62%) SOAP
10 2 (3.08%) Flash
10 2 (3.08%) OAuth
11 1 (1.54%) PhoneGap
11 1 (1.54%) OpenGL ES
11 1 (1.54%) cocos2d
11 1 (1.54%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.23%) iPhone
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.54%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.54%) Social Media
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Social Network
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Android
2 29 (44.62%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 10 (15.38%) OO
3 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.23%) OOP
4 6 (9.23%) Scrum
4 6 (9.23%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (6.15%) TDD
5 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (3.08%) Project Management
7 2 (3.08%) MVC
7 2 (3.08%) OOD
7 2 (3.08%) Content Management
7 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.08%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.08%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) Java
2 13 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.23%) C#
5 4 (6.15%) C++
5 4 (6.15%) SQL
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) PHP5
8 1 (1.54%) Golang
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (3.08%) Apple
2 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Perforce
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