The first table below looks at the demand for Android 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 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 102 93 152
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +59
Contract jobs citing Android 120 112 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.86% 1.80% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 8.75% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 82 59
Average daily rate £420 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -48.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -0.69%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1273 1280 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.72% 20.54% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 872 1006
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
London

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Android
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 across the City of London region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Android
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 across the City of London region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Android 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.

1 110 (51.16%) Apple iOS
2 79 (36.74%) Mobile App
3 77 (35.81%) Android Development
4 71 (33.02%) Java
5 53 (24.65%) Windows
6 42 (19.53%) iPhone
7 36 (16.74%) HTML
8 33 (15.35%) TDD
9 32 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (14.42%) Web Services
10 31 (14.42%) Blackberry
11 30 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 29 (13.49%) Scrum
13 26 (12.09%) Android SDK
14 24 (11.16%) Banking
14 24 (11.16%) CSS
14 24 (11.16%) JavaScript
15 22 (10.23%) C#
15 22 (10.23%) JSON
15 22 (10.23%) Selenium
16 21 (9.77%) Finance
16 21 (9.77%) Test Automation
16 21 (9.77%) HTML5
17 20 (9.30%) QA
17 20 (9.30%) Degree
17 20 (9.30%) XML
18 19 (8.84%) Active Directory
18 19 (8.84%) Objective-C
18 19 (8.84%) BDD
18 19 (8.84%) iOS Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Android 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.44%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.72%) Node.js
5 5 (2.33%) CMS
5 5 (2.33%) nginx
6 4 (1.86%) Apache
6 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.40%) IIS
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.40%) Lync
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (5.12%) Photoshop
1 11 (5.12%) MS Office
1 11 (5.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (4.19%) InDesign
3 7 (3.26%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.40%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.93%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.93%) MS Project
6 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.86%) SaaS
3 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.93%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.19%) HTTP
1 9 (4.19%) TCP/IP
1 9 (4.19%) IP Telephony
2 8 (3.72%) DNS
3 6 (2.79%) VPN
4 5 (2.33%) Internet
5 4 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.86%) Wireless
5 4 (1.86%) VoIP
6 3 (1.40%) DHCP
6 3 (1.40%) SSL
6 3 (1.40%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.40%) AMQP
6 3 (1.40%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.93%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.93%) RTSP
7 2 (0.93%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.93%) Firewall
7 2 (0.93%) LDAP
7 2 (0.93%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.26%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.33%) MySQL
2 5 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) Big Data
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (10.23%) Selenium
2 16 (7.44%) Xcode
3 15 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 14 (6.51%) Calabash
5 13 (6.05%) Robotium
5 13 (6.05%) Git (software)
6 12 (5.58%) WebDriver
7 10 (4.65%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.72%) Hudson
8 8 (3.72%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.26%) PhoneGap
10 6 (2.79%) JIRA
11 5 (2.33%) Subversion
11 5 (2.33%) JBehave
11 5 (2.33%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.86%) Axure RP
13 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.40%) eggPlant
13 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (11.16%) Banking
2 21 (9.77%) Finance
3 8 (3.72%) Legal
4 7 (3.26%) Games
5 5 (2.33%) Electronics
5 5 (2.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) International Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Marketing
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
6 3 (1.40%) Back Office
6 3 (1.40%) Billing
7 2 (0.93%) Automotive
7 2 (0.93%) Law
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (40.00%) Developer
2 59 (27.44%) Android Developer
3 22 (10.23%) Analyst
4 19 (8.84%) Architect
5 15 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 15 (6.98%) Designer
6 12 (5.58%) Tester
7 11 (5.12%) Senior Android Developer
8 10 (4.65%) Mobile Developer
8 10 (4.65%) iOS Developer
8 10 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.65%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.65%) Lead Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.72%) Digital Designer
10 8 (3.72%) Mobile Tester
10 8 (3.72%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (3.26%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.74%) HTML
2 31 (14.42%) Web Services
3 26 (12.09%) Android SDK
4 24 (11.16%) CSS
5 22 (10.23%) JSON
6 21 (9.77%) HTML5
7 20 (9.30%) XML
8 15 (6.98%) RESTful
9 13 (6.05%) .NET
10 11 (5.12%) Flash
11 10 (4.65%) REST
11 10 (4.65%) jQuery
12 9 (4.19%) SOAP
13 8 (3.72%) iOS SDK
14 5 (2.33%) ASP.NET
14 5 (2.33%) Ajax
14 5 (2.33%) Cocoa
14 5 (2.33%) Backbone.js
14 5 (2.33%) CSS3
15 4 (1.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (36.74%) Mobile App
2 42 (19.53%) iPhone
3 31 (14.42%) Blackberry
4 18 (8.37%) iPad
5 10 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.19%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.19%) Social Media
7 8 (3.72%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (3.26%) Open Source
9 6 (2.79%) Video on Demand
9 6 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.79%) Streaming Video
10 5 (2.33%) PKI
11 3 (1.40%) DTV
11 3 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.40%) IPTV
11 3 (1.40%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (51.16%) Apple iOS
2 53 (24.65%) Windows
3 16 (7.44%) Windows Mobile
4 12 (5.58%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.72%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.26%) Windows Phone
6 7 (3.26%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.79%) Linux
8 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.40%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.47%) UNIX
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.81%) Android Development
2 33 (15.35%) TDD
3 32 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (13.49%) Scrum
5 21 (9.77%) Test Automation
6 19 (8.84%) BDD
6 19 (8.84%) iOS Development
7 14 (6.51%) OO
8 12 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (5.58%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (5.12%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.65%) ITIL
11 9 (4.19%) SOA
11 9 (4.19%) Service Management
11 9 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.72%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (3.72%) Information Security
12 8 (3.72%) Automated Testing
12 8 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.72%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.02%) Java
2 24 (11.16%) JavaScript
3 22 (10.23%) C#
4 19 (8.84%) Objective-C
5 13 (6.05%) Python
6 10 (4.65%) Ruby
7 6 (2.79%) Groovy
7 6 (2.79%) C++
8 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.86%) PHP
9 3 (1.40%) SQL
9 3 (1.40%) Perl
9 3 (1.40%) C
10 2 (0.93%) GLSL
10 2 (0.93%) HLSL
10 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (1.40%) ISEB
3 2 (0.93%) PhD
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PMP
4 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.47%) JTAG
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.33%) Puppet
2 3 (1.40%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 30 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.98%) Google
3 13 (6.05%) Apple
4 11 (5.12%) Cisco
5 9 (4.19%) Adobe
6 8 (3.72%) VMware
6 8 (3.72%) McAfee
7 6 (2.79%) Citrix
8 5 (2.33%) Symbian
9 4 (1.86%) MobileIron
9 4 (1.86%) CA
10 3 (1.40%) Reuters
10 3 (1.40%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.40%) Omniture
10 3 (1.40%) Spiceworks
10 3 (1.40%) Facebook
10 3 (1.40%) Akamai
11 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.93%) WSO2
11 2 (0.93%) Nokia
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