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 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 118 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 95 105 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 1.82% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.87% 8.19% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 104
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% +6.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -33.80%
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
1207 1282 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.77% 22.23% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 938 988
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 83
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £32.75 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 August 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 August 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.

1 138 (66.35%) Apple iOS
2 102 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (42.31%) Android Development
4 73 (35.10%) Mobile App
5 62 (29.81%) Java
6 48 (23.08%) Windows
6 48 (23.08%) iOS Development
7 46 (22.12%) User Experience
8 44 (21.15%) HTML
9 38 (18.27%) JavaScript
10 35 (16.83%) TDD
11 32 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 30 (14.42%) JSON
12 30 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (13.46%) Objective-C
14 27 (12.98%) Web Services
14 27 (12.98%) Android SDK
15 26 (12.50%) Mobile Development
15 26 (12.50%) CSS
16 25 (12.02%) HTML5
17 23 (11.06%) Blackberry
18 22 (10.58%) Active Directory
18 22 (10.58%) XML
18 22 (10.58%) Scrum
19 21 (10.10%) E-Commerce
19 21 (10.10%) REST
20 20 (9.62%) BDD
21 19 (9.13%) Apple
22 18 (8.65%) VPN
22 18 (8.65%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (6.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.81%) Lync
3 8 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.37%) Node.js
5 3 (1.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.48%) uiautomator
6 1 (0.48%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.48%) nginx
6 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.48%) JBoss
6 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (8.17%) MS Office
2 14 (6.73%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.37%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.85%) Google Apps
3 7 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.65%) VPN
2 12 (5.77%) LAN
3 9 (4.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.33%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (3.37%) HTTP
4 7 (3.37%) DNS
4 7 (3.37%) Internet
5 6 (2.88%) WLAN
5 6 (2.88%) Firewall
5 6 (2.88%) NFC
6 5 (2.40%) WAN
6 5 (2.40%) DHCP
7 4 (1.92%) ADSL
8 2 (0.96%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.96%) VoIP
8 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.96%) DMZ
8 2 (0.96%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.96%) LDAP
8 2 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.29%) SQLite
2 4 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.92%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.48%) HBase
5 1 (0.48%) Redis
5 1 (0.48%) Big Data
5 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.81%) Xcode
3 9 (4.33%) Calabash
4 8 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.85%) JIRA
5 7 (3.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 7 (3.37%) Android Studio
6 6 (2.88%) Appium
7 5 (2.40%) Subversion
7 5 (2.40%) JUnit
7 5 (2.40%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.92%) JMeter
8 4 (1.92%) Selenium
8 4 (1.92%) Robotium
9 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.44%) TestNG
10 2 (0.96%) Maven
10 2 (0.96%) WebLOAD
10 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.96%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (8.65%) Finance
2 13 (6.25%) Retail
3 10 (4.81%) Banking
4 9 (4.33%) Marketing
5 8 (3.85%) Publishing
5 8 (3.85%) Legal
6 5 (2.40%) Games
7 4 (1.92%) Advertising
8 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.96%) Billing
9 2 (0.96%) Front Office
10 1 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 100 (48.08%) Developer
2 67 (32.21%) Android Developer
3 21 (10.10%) Analyst
4 18 (8.65%) Senior Developer
5 17 (8.17%) iOS Developer
6 13 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.77%) Architect
7 12 (5.77%) Mobile Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Senior Android Developer
9 9 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.85%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Tester
12 6 (2.88%) Desktop Support
12 6 (2.88%) Lead Developer
12 6 (2.88%) Designer
12 6 (2.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 6 (2.88%) Digital Project Manager
12 6 (2.88%) Service Desk Engineer
13 5 (2.40%) Support Analyst
13 5 (2.40%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.15%) HTML
2 30 (14.42%) JSON
3 27 (12.98%) Web Services
3 27 (12.98%) Android SDK
4 26 (12.50%) CSS
5 25 (12.02%) HTML5
6 22 (10.58%) XML
7 21 (10.10%) REST
8 16 (7.69%) SOAP
9 13 (6.25%) RESTful
10 10 (4.81%) .NET
11 9 (4.33%) iOS SDK
12 7 (3.37%) MEAP
12 7 (3.37%) CSS3
13 6 (2.88%) Cocoa
13 6 (2.88%) Cocoa Touch
14 5 (2.40%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.40%) ASP.NET
15 4 (1.92%) jQuery
16 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (35.10%) Mobile App
2 46 (22.12%) User Experience
3 23 (11.06%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.77%) iPhone
5 11 (5.29%) Social Media
6 8 (3.85%) iPad
7 7 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.37%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.92%) Handset
8 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.44%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.44%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.96%) Clustering
10 2 (0.96%) BBC
10 2 (0.96%) iDTV
10 2 (0.96%) PMI
10 2 (0.96%) Animation
10 2 (0.96%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 138 (66.35%) Apple iOS
2 48 (23.08%) Windows
3 16 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 15 (7.21%) Mac OS X
5 9 (4.33%) Linux
6 7 (3.37%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (3.37%) Windows Phone
7 6 (2.88%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.88%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.92%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.44%) UNIX
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (42.31%) Android Development
3 48 (23.08%) iOS Development
4 35 (16.83%) TDD
5 30 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 22 (10.58%) Scrum
8 21 (10.10%) E-Commerce
9 20 (9.62%) BDD
10 14 (6.73%) Service Management
11 13 (6.25%) OO
11 13 (6.25%) Unit Testing
11 13 (6.25%) Open Source
12 11 (5.29%) ITIL
12 11 (5.29%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.81%) Project Management
13 10 (4.81%) Usability Testing
14 9 (4.33%) PRINCE2
14 9 (4.33%) Mobile Application Development
15 8 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 62 (29.81%) Java
2 38 (18.27%) JavaScript
3 28 (13.46%) Objective-C
4 10 (4.81%) C#
4 10 (4.81%) C++
5 9 (4.33%) Apple Swift
6 8 (3.85%) Ruby
7 6 (2.88%) Python
8 5 (2.40%) SQL
9 3 (1.44%) PHP
9 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.48%) XAML
11 1 (0.48%) C
11 1 (0.48%) Go
11 1 (0.48%) Scala
11 1 (0.48%) Clojure
11 1 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (8.65%) Degree
2 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.88%) MCP
4 5 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.40%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.92%) MCSA
6 2 (0.96%) MCSE
6 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.21%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) SCCM
2 4 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.44%) yum
3 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.96%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.48%) Ansible
5 1 (0.48%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.48%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.13%) Apple
3 16 (7.69%) Google
4 11 (5.29%) Adobe
5 8 (3.85%) Cisco
6 6 (2.88%) Appcelerator
6 6 (2.88%) Citrix
7 5 (2.40%) Polycom
8 4 (1.92%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.92%) MobileIron
8 4 (1.92%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.92%) Dell
8 4 (1.92%) Oracle
8 4 (1.92%) McAfee
9 3 (1.44%) Facebook
9 3 (1.44%) Twitter
10 2 (0.96%) hybris
10 2 (0.96%) VMware
11 1 (0.48%) Endeca
11 1 (0.48%) FatWire
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