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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 79 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Contract jobs citing Android 117 89 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.36% 1.49% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.24% 7.00% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 64 71
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £524 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.53% -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
1143 1271 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.05% 21.25% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 883 874
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 85
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £24.00 £120.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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.

1 151 (67.11%) Apple iOS
2 93 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (32.44%) Mobile App
4 60 (26.67%) Windows
5 58 (25.78%) Android Development
6 49 (21.78%) HTML
7 39 (17.33%) Java
8 37 (16.44%) JavaScript
8 37 (16.44%) Scrum
9 36 (16.00%) Finance
10 32 (14.22%) Web Services
11 31 (13.78%) CSS
11 31 (13.78%) User Experience
12 30 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 28 (12.44%) JSON
13 28 (12.44%) QA
13 28 (12.44%) iOS Development
14 27 (12.00%) Banking
15 25 (11.11%) HTML5
16 24 (10.67%) REST
16 24 (10.67%) TDD
17 23 (10.22%) Blackberry
18 22 (9.78%) MS Office
19 21 (9.33%) Android SDK
20 20 (8.89%) Retail
21 19 (8.44%) OO
21 19 (8.44%) iPhone
22 18 (8.00%) Ruby
23 17 (7.56%) XML
23 17 (7.56%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (3.56%) Lync
2 7 (3.11%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.67%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.78%) Node.js
6 2 (0.89%) CMS
6 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Drupal
7 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Moodle
7 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (9.78%) MS Office
2 15 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 14 (6.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (4.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.22%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.33%) InDesign
8 2 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.89%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.89%) MS Project
9 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.44%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (4.00%) Google Apps
3 7 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.67%) Office 365
4 6 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (2.67%) HTTP
3 5 (2.22%) Internet
3 5 (2.22%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.78%) Intranet
5 3 (1.33%) VPN
6 2 (0.89%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.44%) Firewall
7 1 (0.44%) DNS
7 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.44%) LAN
7 1 (0.44%) WAN
7 1 (0.44%) DHCP
7 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.44%) FTP
7 1 (0.44%) LDAP
7 1 (0.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.44%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.00%) MySQL
2 5 (2.22%) SQLite
2 5 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.44%) Big Data
5 1 (0.44%) Redis
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (7.56%) Cucumber
2 14 (6.22%) Xcode
3 13 (5.78%) Calabash
4 12 (5.33%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.89%) Selenium
6 8 (3.56%) JIRA
6 8 (3.56%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.11%) Axure RP
7 7 (3.11%) Appium
7 7 (3.11%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.67%) Robotium
8 6 (2.67%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.22%) Android Studio
10 3 (1.33%) JUnit
10 3 (1.33%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.33%) Robolectric
11 2 (0.89%) Gradle
11 2 (0.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 36 (16.00%) Finance
2 27 (12.00%) Banking
3 20 (8.89%) Retail
4 8 (3.56%) Games
5 7 (3.11%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.67%) Marketing
7 5 (2.22%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.22%) Advertising
8 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (39.11%) Developer
2 48 (21.33%) Android Developer
3 28 (12.44%) Analyst
3 28 (12.44%) Designer
4 15 (6.67%) Architect
5 14 (6.22%) Test Analyst
6 12 (5.33%) UI Designer
6 12 (5.33%) iOS Developer
7 11 (4.89%) Tester
8 10 (4.44%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
10 8 (3.56%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.11%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.11%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.11%) UX Designer
11 7 (3.11%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.11%) Test Leader
11 7 (3.11%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 6 (2.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.78%) HTML
2 32 (14.22%) Web Services
3 31 (13.78%) CSS
4 28 (12.44%) JSON
5 25 (11.11%) HTML5
6 24 (10.67%) REST
7 21 (9.33%) Android SDK
8 17 (7.56%) XML
9 12 (5.33%) iOS SDK
10 11 (4.89%) .NET
10 11 (4.89%) jQuery
10 11 (4.89%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.00%) RESTful
11 9 (4.00%) CSS3
12 7 (3.11%) Middleware
12 7 (3.11%) SOAP
13 4 (1.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 4 (1.78%) PhoneGap
13 4 (1.78%) Cocoa
13 4 (1.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (32.44%) Mobile App
2 31 (13.78%) User Experience
3 23 (10.22%) Blackberry
4 19 (8.44%) iPhone
5 17 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
7 8 (3.56%) iPad
8 7 (3.11%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.67%) Streaming Video
10 5 (2.22%) Smartphone
10 5 (2.22%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.78%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.78%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.78%) Open Source
11 4 (1.78%) Video on Demand
12 3 (1.33%) W3C
12 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.33%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 151 (67.11%) Apple iOS
2 60 (26.67%) Windows
3 14 (6.22%) Windows Phone
4 12 (5.33%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.44%) Mac OS
6 9 (4.00%) Linux
7 6 (2.67%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.78%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.33%) UNIX
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.44%) webOS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (25.78%) Android Development
3 37 (16.44%) Scrum
4 28 (12.44%) iOS Development
5 24 (10.67%) TDD
6 19 (8.44%) OO
7 17 (7.56%) BDD
8 15 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 15 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.22%) Test Scripting
10 12 (5.33%) Test Automation
11 11 (4.89%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.89%) Waterfall
12 10 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.00%) OOD
13 9 (4.00%) ITIL
14 8 (3.56%) Automation Testing
14 8 (3.56%) DevOps
14 8 (3.56%) Kanban
14 8 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.33%) Java
2 37 (16.44%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.00%) Ruby
4 14 (6.22%) Objective-C
4 14 (6.22%) C#
4 14 (6.22%) SQL
5 12 (5.33%) PHP
6 6 (2.67%) C++
7 5 (2.22%) C
7 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.78%) Python
9 3 (1.33%) Scala
10 2 (0.89%) PHP5
11 1 (0.44%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (6.67%) Degree
2 10 (4.44%) ISEB
3 4 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.78%) MCSE
3 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.89%) MCDST
5 2 (0.89%) MCSA
6 1 (0.44%) CISSP
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) CISM
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
6 1 (0.44%) MOS
6 1 (0.44%) CEH
6 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.44%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 5 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.89%) XenMobile
2 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.89%) yum
2 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.67%) Google
3 8 (3.56%) Adobe
3 8 (3.56%) Apple
4 5 (2.22%) Symantec
4 5 (2.22%) IronPort
4 5 (2.22%) Akamai
5 4 (1.78%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.78%) Oracle
6 3 (1.33%) Citrix
6 3 (1.33%) Cisco
7 2 (0.89%) Sencha
7 2 (0.89%) Perforce
7 2 (0.89%) SAP
7 2 (0.89%) IBM
7 2 (0.89%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) McAfee
8 1 (0.44%) Reuters
8 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.44%) Motorola
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