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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 86 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing Android 111 105 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.17% 1.79% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.81% 8.94% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 66 73
Average daily rate
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£383 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £29.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-46.15% -9.72%
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
1131 1174 1263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.09% 20.01% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 799 841
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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.

1 152 (65.24%) Apple iOS
2 95 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (33.91%) Mobile App
4 72 (30.90%) Windows
5 56 (24.03%) Android Development
6 44 (18.88%) HTML
6 44 (18.88%) Java
7 37 (15.88%) User Experience
8 36 (15.45%) JavaScript
9 33 (14.16%) Finance
9 33 (14.16%) Scrum
10 32 (13.73%) Microsoft
11 27 (11.59%) QA
11 27 (11.59%) MS Office
11 27 (11.59%) CSS
11 27 (11.59%) JSON
12 26 (11.16%) Web Services
13 25 (10.73%) Blackberry
13 25 (10.73%) TDD
13 25 (10.73%) iOS Development
14 24 (10.30%) iPhone
14 24 (10.30%) Banking
15 21 (9.01%) Ruby
15 21 (9.01%) HTML5
15 21 (9.01%) Android SDK
16 20 (8.58%) REST
16 20 (8.58%) Windows 7
17 19 (8.15%) Google
17 19 (8.15%) Retail
17 19 (8.15%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.86%) Lync
2 9 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.72%) Node.js
3 4 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.86%) nginx
5 2 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (11.59%) MS Office
2 14 (6.01%) Photoshop
2 14 (6.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (5.58%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.15%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (1.29%) InDesign
8 2 (0.86%) MS Project
8 2 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.86%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.15%) Google Apps
2 8 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.15%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.72%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.72%) VPN
1 11 (4.72%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (3.43%) Internet
3 6 (2.58%) LAN
4 5 (2.15%) HTTP
4 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.29%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.29%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.86%) Wireless
6 2 (0.86%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.43%) FTP
7 1 (0.43%) LDAP
7 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.43%) VoIP
7 1 (0.43%) WLAN
7 1 (0.43%) WAN
7 1 (0.43%) DHCP
7 1 (0.43%) Firewall
7 1 (0.43%) DNS
7 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.43%) SQLite
2 7 (3.00%) MySQL
3 5 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.86%) Redis
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 18 (7.73%) Cucumber
2 17 (7.30%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.44%) Xcode
4 13 (5.58%) Calabash
5 10 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.29%) Selenium
6 8 (3.43%) JIRA
7 7 (3.00%) Appium
7 7 (3.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.58%) Android Studio
8 6 (2.58%) Axure RP
9 5 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.15%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.15%) Robotium
10 3 (1.29%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.86%) JUnit
11 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.86%) AnthillPro
11 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (14.16%) Finance
2 24 (10.30%) Banking
3 19 (8.15%) Retail
4 7 (3.00%) Games
5 6 (2.58%) Marketing
6 5 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.72%) Advertising
8 3 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (34.76%) Developer
2 48 (20.60%) Android Developer
3 34 (14.59%) Analyst
4 29 (12.45%) Designer
5 16 (6.87%) Architect
6 13 (5.58%) Tester
6 13 (5.58%) UI Designer
7 12 (5.15%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.15%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.29%) Desktop Support
8 10 (4.29%) iOS Developer
9 9 (3.86%) Mobile Developer
9 9 (3.86%) Service Analyst
9 9 (3.86%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (3.43%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (3.43%) Test Leader
10 8 (3.43%) UX Designer
11 7 (3.00%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.88%) HTML
2 27 (11.59%) CSS
2 27 (11.59%) JSON
3 26 (11.16%) Web Services
4 21 (9.01%) HTML5
4 21 (9.01%) Android SDK
5 20 (8.58%) REST
6 14 (6.01%) XML
7 12 (5.15%) .NET
8 11 (4.72%) iOS SDK
9 10 (4.29%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.86%) RESTful
11 8 (3.43%) CSS3
12 7 (3.00%) jQuery
13 6 (2.58%) SOAP
14 5 (2.15%) Middleware
14 5 (2.15%) PhoneGap
15 4 (1.72%) Cocoa
15 4 (1.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 3 (1.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 79 (33.91%) Mobile App
2 37 (15.88%) User Experience
3 25 (10.73%) Blackberry
4 24 (10.30%) iPhone
5 14 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.29%) iPad
7 9 (3.86%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (3.00%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (2.58%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.15%) Streaming Video
10 5 (2.15%) Digital Media
10 5 (2.15%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.72%) Open Source
11 4 (1.72%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.29%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.29%) Video on Demand
12 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 152 (65.24%) Apple iOS
2 72 (30.90%) Windows
3 20 (8.58%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.58%) Windows Phone
5 12 (5.15%) Mac OS
6 10 (4.29%) Linux
7 7 (3.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.00%) Mac OS X
7 7 (3.00%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.72%) UNIX
9 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.03%) Android Development
3 33 (14.16%) Scrum
4 25 (10.73%) TDD
4 25 (10.73%) iOS Development
5 18 (7.73%) BDD
5 18 (7.73%) OO
6 17 (7.30%) E-Commerce
7 14 (6.01%) Test Scripting
7 14 (6.01%) Mobile Application Development
8 13 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.15%) Kanban
9 12 (5.15%) ITIL
10 11 (4.72%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.72%) Test Automation
11 10 (4.29%) Service Management
12 9 (3.86%) OOD
12 9 (3.86%) ITSM
12 9 (3.86%) Usability Testing
12 9 (3.86%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.88%) Java
2 36 (15.45%) JavaScript
3 21 (9.01%) Ruby
4 18 (7.73%) Objective-C
5 14 (6.01%) SQL
6 13 (5.58%) C#
7 7 (3.00%) C++
7 7 (3.00%) PHP
8 5 (2.15%) C
9 3 (1.29%) Python
9 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.29%) Scala
10 1 (0.43%) XPath
10 1 (0.43%) PHP5
10 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.30%) Degree
2 8 (3.43%) ISEB
3 5 (2.15%) MCSE
3 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.15%) VCP4
4 4 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.86%) MCDST
6 2 (0.86%) MCSA
7 1 (0.43%) CCNA
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MCP
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MOS
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.59%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) SCCM
2 3 (1.29%) yum
2 3 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.86%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.86%) Ansible
3 2 (0.86%) Puppet
3 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.15%) Google
3 13 (5.58%) Apple
4 11 (4.72%) Adobe
5 5 (2.15%) Akamai
6 4 (1.72%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.72%) Citrix
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco
7 3 (1.29%) Symantec
7 3 (1.29%) IronPort
8 2 (0.86%) Sencha
8 2 (0.86%) IBM
8 2 (0.86%) SAP
8 2 (0.86%) HP
9 1 (0.43%) Sybase
9 1 (0.43%) McAfee
9 1 (0.43%) Perforce
9 1 (0.43%) VMware
9 1 (0.43%) Yahoo!
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