The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 101 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Android 100 118 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.84% 1.97% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.06% 9.72% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 82 91
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.99% +140.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +6.87%
Android
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1104 1214 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.35% 20.31% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 899 855
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 76
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.85 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 146 (66.97%) Apple iOS
2 97 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (34.40%) Android Development
4 70 (32.11%) Mobile App
5 59 (27.06%) Windows
6 52 (23.85%) User Experience
7 49 (22.48%) Java
8 41 (18.81%) HTML
9 38 (17.43%) JavaScript
9 38 (17.43%) iOS Development
10 31 (14.22%) JSON
11 30 (13.76%) TDD
12 28 (12.84%) Web Services
12 28 (12.84%) Mobile Development
13 26 (11.93%) Android SDK
13 26 (11.93%) CSS
14 24 (11.01%) Active Directory
14 24 (11.01%) Finance
14 24 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (10.55%) Objective-C
15 23 (10.55%) Degree
15 23 (10.55%) Blackberry
15 23 (10.55%) E-Commerce
16 22 (10.09%) Microsoft
16 22 (10.09%) Scrum
16 22 (10.09%) REST
17 20 (9.17%) HTML5
17 20 (9.17%) QA
17 20 (9.17%) XML
18 19 (8.72%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.67%) Lync
2 8 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (3.67%) Node.js
3 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.92%) nginx
4 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.46%) Confluence
4 1 (0.46%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (8.72%) MS Office
2 10 (4.59%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.13%) Photoshop
4 8 (3.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.38%) Acrobat
6 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.92%) InDesign
7 2 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.13%) Google Apps
3 8 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.29%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.92%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.46%) Office 365
7 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.34%) VPN
2 10 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (3.67%) HTTP
3 8 (3.67%) LAN
4 6 (2.75%) Firewall
4 6 (2.75%) Internet
5 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.38%) DNS
7 2 (0.92%) NFC
7 2 (0.92%) VLAN
7 2 (0.92%) Wireless
7 2 (0.92%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.92%) VoIP
7 2 (0.92%) WLAN
7 2 (0.92%) LDAP
7 2 (0.92%) DMZ
8 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.96%) SQLite
2 5 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.38%) MySQL
5 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.92%) Redis
5 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.88%) Xcode
3 13 (5.96%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.50%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.59%) Android Studio
6 9 (4.13%) Calabash
7 8 (3.67%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.21%) Appium
9 6 (2.75%) JIRA
9 6 (2.75%) Selenium
9 6 (2.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (2.29%) Axure RP
10 5 (2.29%) JUnit
11 3 (1.38%) TestNG
11 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.38%) JMeter
11 3 (1.38%) Maven
11 3 (1.38%) Subversion
12 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.92%) WebLOAD
General
1 24 (11.01%) Finance
2 15 (6.88%) Retail
3 8 (3.67%) Banking
4 7 (3.21%) Legal
4 7 (3.21%) Marketing
5 6 (2.75%) Games
6 4 (1.83%) Advertising
7 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.92%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 92 (42.20%) Developer
2 61 (27.98%) Android Developer
3 23 (10.55%) Analyst
4 19 (8.72%) Designer
5 17 (7.80%) Architect
6 12 (5.50%) iOS Developer
7 11 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.05%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.13%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (4.13%) UI Designer
9 8 (3.67%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.67%) UX Designer
10 7 (3.21%) Test Leader
10 7 (3.21%) Senior Android Developer
10 7 (3.21%) Desktop Support
10 7 (3.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (3.21%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (2.75%) Tester
11 6 (2.75%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.75%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.81%) HTML
2 31 (14.22%) JSON
3 28 (12.84%) Web Services
4 26 (11.93%) Android SDK
4 26 (11.93%) CSS
5 22 (10.09%) REST
6 20 (9.17%) HTML5
6 20 (9.17%) XML
7 14 (6.42%) RESTful
8 12 (5.50%) iOS SDK
9 11 (5.05%) SOAP
10 8 (3.67%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.21%) .NET
12 6 (2.75%) jQuery
12 6 (2.75%) MEAP
13 5 (2.29%) CSS3
13 5 (2.29%) Cocoa Touch
13 5 (2.29%) Cocoa
14 3 (1.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 3 (1.38%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 70 (32.11%) Mobile App
2 52 (23.85%) User Experience
3 23 (10.55%) Blackberry
4 16 (7.34%) iPhone
5 11 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.13%) Open Source
7 7 (3.21%) iPad
7 7 (3.21%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (3.21%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.29%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.83%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.83%) Social Media
10 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.38%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.38%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.92%) Animation
11 2 (0.92%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 146 (66.97%) Apple iOS
2 59 (27.06%) Windows
3 16 (7.34%) Windows 7
4 12 (5.50%) Linux
5 9 (4.13%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (3.67%) Mac OS X
7 7 (3.21%) Mac OS
8 6 (2.75%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.29%) Windows Phone
9 5 (2.29%) UNIX
10 2 (0.92%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (34.40%) Android Development
3 38 (17.43%) iOS Development
4 30 (13.76%) TDD
5 28 (12.84%) Mobile Development
6 24 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (10.55%) E-Commerce
8 22 (10.09%) Scrum
9 14 (6.42%) Usability Testing
10 13 (5.96%) Rapid Prototyping
10 13 (5.96%) BDD
10 13 (5.96%) OO
11 12 (5.50%) Service Management
12 11 (5.05%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (5.05%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.05%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.59%) ITIL
13 10 (4.59%) Kanban
14 9 (4.13%) OOP
15 8 (3.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.48%) Java
2 38 (17.43%) JavaScript
3 23 (10.55%) Objective-C
4 16 (7.34%) Ruby
5 12 (5.50%) C++
6 8 (3.67%) SQL
7 7 (3.21%) Python
8 6 (2.75%) C#
9 5 (2.29%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.83%) C
11 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (10.55%) Degree
2 6 (2.75%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.75%) CTC Cleared
2 6 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.38%) MCSE
5 2 (0.92%) MCP
5 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.17%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.29%) yum
1 5 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.38%) SCCM
3 2 (0.92%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.92%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.92%) Ansible
3 2 (0.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.46%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 22 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.80%) Apple
3 16 (7.34%) Google
4 14 (6.42%) Adobe
5 5 (2.29%) Appcelerator
5 5 (2.29%) Akamai
5 5 (2.29%) MobileIron
6 4 (1.83%) Cisco
6 4 (1.83%) Citrix
7 3 (1.38%) Facebook
7 3 (1.38%) Twitter
7 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.38%) SAP
8 2 (0.92%) VMware
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle
9 1 (0.46%) Polycom
9 1 (0.46%) F5
9 1 (0.46%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.46%) SOASTA, Inc
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