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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 150 168 132
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -36
Contract jobs citing Android Development 53 32 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 0.55% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.71% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 24 76
Average daily rate
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£450 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £329 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -
Android Development
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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
4348 4497 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.24% 77.31% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3333 4204
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 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 31 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 97 (100.00%) Android
2 58 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (56.70%) Apple iOS
4 47 (48.45%) Mobile App
5 45 (46.39%) iOS Development
6 44 (45.36%) Java
7 33 (34.02%) TDD
8 30 (30.93%) Android SDK
9 27 (27.84%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (24.74%) JSON
10 24 (24.74%) Objective-C
10 24 (24.74%) Web Services
10 24 (24.74%) User Experience
11 23 (23.71%) Mobile Development
12 20 (20.62%) REST
13 18 (18.56%) XML
13 18 (18.56%) E-Commerce
13 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
14 17 (17.53%) HTML
14 17 (17.53%) OO
15 15 (15.46%) SOAP
16 14 (14.43%) Open Source
17 13 (13.40%) HTML5
17 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
17 13 (13.40%) SQLite
17 13 (13.40%) Unit Testing
17 13 (13.40%) CSS
17 13 (13.40%) Apple Swift
18 11 (11.34%) OOP
18 11 (11.34%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (7.22%) Node.js
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.03%) uiautomator
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) NFC
2 3 (3.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) SQLite
2 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Xcode
2 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 6 (6.19%) Android Studio
4 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.12%) Appium
6 3 (3.09%) Calabash
6 3 (3.09%) Subversion
7 2 (2.06%) Robotium
7 2 (2.06%) JUnit
8 1 (1.03%) Robolectric
8 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.03%) Maven
8 1 (1.03%) JIRA
8 1 (1.03%) Selenium
8 1 (1.03%) WebLOAD
8 1 (1.03%) TestNG
8 1 (1.03%) JMeter
8 1 (1.03%) Mocha
General
1 5 (5.15%) Retail
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Automotive
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (91.75%) Developer
2 76 (78.35%) Android Developer
3 20 (20.62%) iOS Developer
4 16 (16.49%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.37%) Senior Android Developer
6 10 (10.31%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Junior
8 4 (4.12%) Senior iOS Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Lead Android Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Android Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Digital Project Manager
11 1 (1.03%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.03%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.93%) Android SDK
2 24 (24.74%) Web Services
2 24 (24.74%) JSON
3 20 (20.62%) REST
4 18 (18.56%) XML
5 17 (17.53%) HTML
6 15 (15.46%) SOAP
7 13 (13.40%) CSS
7 13 (13.40%) HTML5
8 11 (11.34%) iOS SDK
9 10 (10.31%) RESTful
10 6 (6.19%) Cocoa
10 6 (6.19%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (4.12%) CSS3
12 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.06%) jQuery
13 2 (2.06%) Spring
13 2 (2.06%) .NET
14 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
14 1 (1.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (48.45%) Mobile App
2 24 (24.74%) User Experience
3 9 (9.28%) Social Media
4 4 (4.12%) BBC
4 4 (4.12%) iDTV
5 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.09%) Social Network
6 2 (2.06%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.06%) iPad
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.03%) Animation
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Online Games
7 1 (1.03%) iPhone
7 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Android
2 55 (56.70%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.12%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (46.39%) iOS Development
3 33 (34.02%) TDD
4 27 (27.84%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (23.71%) Mobile Development
6 18 (18.56%) E-Commerce
7 17 (17.53%) OO
8 14 (14.43%) Open Source
9 13 (13.40%) Unit Testing
9 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.34%) OOP
10 11 (11.34%) Scrum
11 9 (9.28%) Usability Testing
12 7 (7.22%) BDD
13 6 (6.19%) Mobile Application Development
14 5 (5.15%) Test Automation
15 4 (4.12%) Memory Management
15 4 (4.12%) Multithreading
15 4 (4.12%) MVC
15 4 (4.12%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.36%) Java
2 24 (24.74%) Objective-C
3 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.40%) Apple Swift
5 8 (8.25%) C++
6 2 (2.06%) C#
6 2 (2.06%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (2.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.03%) SQL
7 1 (1.03%) Python
7 1 (1.03%) Smalltalk
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.03%) PHP5
7 1 (1.03%) Groovy
7 1 (1.03%) Scala
7 1 (1.03%) Clojure
7 1 (1.03%) Go
7 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) yum
1 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Google
2 5 (5.15%) Appcelerator
3 4 (4.12%) Apple
4 2 (2.06%) Facebook
4 2 (2.06%) Twitter
4 2 (2.06%) hybris
5 1 (1.03%) FatWire
5 1 (1.03%) Endeca
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe
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