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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 92 102 147
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +45
Contract jobs citing Android 112 132 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.93% 1.86% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.81% 9.21% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 99 64
Average daily rate
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£375 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £442 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-30.49% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1271 1433 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.94% 20.16% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 969 975
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 81 94
Average hourly rate £18.46 £19.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £54.00 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Android
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 123 (53.48%) Apple iOS
2 94 (40.87%) Mobile App
3 68 (29.57%) Java
4 64 (27.83%) Android Development
5 63 (27.39%) HTML
6 47 (20.43%) Windows
7 46 (20.00%) CSS
7 46 (20.00%) iPhone
8 40 (17.39%) JavaScript
9 36 (15.65%) Web Services
10 32 (13.91%) Objective-C
11 30 (13.04%) Scrum
11 30 (13.04%) JSON
11 30 (13.04%) iOS Development
12 29 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (12.61%) Photoshop
13 28 (12.17%) Adobe
13 28 (12.17%) Adobe Illustrator
13 28 (12.17%) HTML5
14 27 (11.74%) C#
15 26 (11.30%) InDesign
15 26 (11.30%) TDD
16 25 (10.87%) Flash
16 25 (10.87%) Microsoft
16 25 (10.87%) Blackberry
16 25 (10.87%) Android SDK
17 24 (10.43%) Social Media
18 22 (9.57%) BDD
18 22 (9.57%) Test Automation
18 22 (9.57%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.74%) Node.js
4 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.87%) CMS
4 2 (0.87%) nginx
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.43%) Lync
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (12.61%) Photoshop
2 28 (12.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (11.30%) InDesign
4 7 (3.04%) MS Office
5 5 (2.17%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.74%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
8 2 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.74%) SaaS
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.87%) GitHub
4 2 (0.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.48%) HTTP
1 8 (3.48%) IP Telephony
2 6 (2.61%) VPN
2 6 (2.61%) DNS
3 5 (2.17%) VoIP
3 5 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.74%) NFC
4 4 (1.74%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.30%) SSL
5 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.30%) Firewall
5 3 (1.30%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.30%) Wireless
5 3 (1.30%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.87%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.87%) RTSP
6 2 (0.87%) LDAP
6 2 (0.87%) Internet
6 2 (0.87%) Broadband
6 2 (0.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.61%) Big Data
2 5 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.17%) MySQL
2 5 (2.17%) SQLite
3 3 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) DataStage
5 1 (0.43%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (9.57%) Xcode
2 18 (7.83%) Selenium
2 18 (7.83%) Calabash
3 17 (7.39%) Cucumber
4 15 (6.52%) Git (software)
5 13 (5.65%) WebDriver
6 11 (4.78%) Eclipse
6 11 (4.78%) Robotium
7 9 (3.91%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.48%) PhoneGap
9 6 (2.61%) Hudson
9 6 (2.61%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.61%) Subversion
9 6 (2.61%) Axure RP
9 6 (2.61%) JBehave
10 5 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.17%) eggPlant
11 4 (1.74%) JIRA
12 2 (0.87%) Introscope
12 2 (0.87%) JUnit
General
1 18 (7.83%) Banking
2 14 (6.09%) Finance
3 11 (4.78%) Legal
4 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.61%) Games
5 6 (2.61%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Publishing
7 2 (0.87%) Law
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) International Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (36.09%) Developer
2 46 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 34 (14.78%) Designer
4 22 (9.57%) Digital Designer
5 21 (9.13%) Architect
6 20 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 19 (8.26%) Analyst
8 16 (6.96%) Tester
9 14 (6.09%) Lead Developer
10 12 (5.22%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.22%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.22%) Mobile Developer
11 10 (4.35%) Mobile Tester
11 10 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.48%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.48%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (3.04%) Test Engineer
13 7 (3.04%) Automation Tester
13 7 (3.04%) Senior Android Developer
14 6 (2.61%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (27.39%) HTML
2 46 (20.00%) CSS
3 36 (15.65%) Web Services
4 30 (13.04%) JSON
5 28 (12.17%) HTML5
6 25 (10.87%) Flash
6 25 (10.87%) Android SDK
7 22 (9.57%) XML
8 15 (6.52%) .NET
8 15 (6.52%) REST
9 13 (5.65%) RESTful
9 13 (5.65%) iOS SDK
10 12 (5.22%) SOAP
11 10 (4.35%) Cocoa
12 8 (3.48%) jQuery
13 7 (3.04%) CSS3
14 6 (2.61%) Ajax
14 6 (2.61%) MEAP
15 5 (2.17%) Cocoa Touch
15 5 (2.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 94 (40.87%) Mobile App
2 46 (20.00%) iPhone
3 25 (10.87%) Blackberry
4 24 (10.43%) Social Media
5 9 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.48%) iPad
7 5 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.74%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.30%) PKI
9 3 (1.30%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.30%) DTV
9 3 (1.30%) Open Source
9 3 (1.30%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 123 (53.48%) Apple iOS
2 47 (20.43%) Windows
3 12 (5.22%) Windows XP
4 11 (4.78%) Windows Mobile
5 10 (4.35%) Windows Phone
6 8 (3.48%) Linux
7 7 (3.04%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.04%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.74%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.74%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.74%) UNIX
9 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.83%) Android Development
2 30 (13.04%) iOS Development
2 30 (13.04%) Scrum
3 29 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (11.30%) TDD
5 22 (9.57%) Test Automation
5 22 (9.57%) BDD
6 21 (9.13%) OO
7 17 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.52%) Project Management
9 12 (5.22%) Service Management
9 12 (5.22%) SOA
10 11 (4.78%) Test Scripting
11 10 (4.35%) ITIL
11 10 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (3.91%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.48%) Software Engineering
13 8 (3.48%) Mobile Device Management
14 7 (3.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.57%) Java
2 40 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 32 (13.91%) Objective-C
4 27 (11.74%) C#
5 15 (6.52%) C++
5 15 (6.52%) Ruby
6 10 (4.35%) Python
7 8 (3.48%) Groovy
8 7 (3.04%) PHP
9 4 (1.74%) SQL
9 4 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.30%) Perl
11 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.87%) C
12 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.43%) GLSL
12 1 (0.43%) HLSL
12 1 (0.43%) Golang
Qualifications
1 18 (7.83%) Degree
2 2 (0.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PMP
3 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.43%) MOS
3 1 (0.43%) MCDST
3 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.43%) MCP
3 1 (0.43%) MCSE
3 1 (0.43%) MCSA
3 1 (0.43%) PhD
3 1 (0.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) Puppet
1 5 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.30%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.87%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (12.17%) Adobe
2 25 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.65%) Apple
4 12 (5.22%) Cisco
5 11 (4.78%) Google
6 8 (3.48%) VMware
7 7 (3.04%) McAfee
8 5 (2.17%) Citrix
9 3 (1.30%) CA
9 3 (1.30%) Akamai
9 3 (1.30%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.87%) Perforce
10 2 (0.87%) Sencha
10 2 (0.87%) Splunk
10 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.87%) WSO2
10 2 (0.87%) Nokia
10 2 (0.87%) HP
10 2 (0.87%) IBM
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle
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