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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 85 98 120
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +22
Contract jobs citing Android 120 115 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.15% 1.73% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.47% 8.08% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 76 69
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £314 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £510 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
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
1267 1423 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.67% 21.40% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 990 978
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 147 (68.06%) Apple iOS
2 88 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (32.87%) Mobile App
4 56 (25.93%) Windows
5 54 (25.00%) Android Development
6 50 (23.15%) HTML
7 38 (17.59%) Java
8 37 (17.13%) Finance
9 36 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 35 (16.20%) Scrum
11 33 (15.28%) iOS Development
12 31 (14.35%) CSS
13 30 (13.89%) Web Services
14 28 (12.96%) Microsoft
15 27 (12.50%) Banking
15 27 (12.50%) QA
16 26 (12.04%) HTML5
16 26 (12.04%) User Experience
17 24 (11.11%) JSON
17 24 (11.11%) Blackberry
18 23 (10.65%) TDD
19 22 (10.19%) iPhone
20 20 (9.26%) REST
20 20 (9.26%) MS Office
20 20 (9.26%) OO
21 19 (8.80%) Objective-C
21 19 (8.80%) BDD
22 18 (8.33%) Retail
23 17 (7.87%) Degree
23 17 (7.87%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (3.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
2 6 (2.78%) Lync
2 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.85%) Node.js
5 2 (0.93%) CMS
5 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.46%) Drupal
6 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.46%) nginx
6 1 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 20 (9.26%) MS Office
2 16 (7.41%) Photoshop
3 14 (6.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (3.24%) MS Excel
5 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.31%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.85%) InDesign
7 2 (0.93%) MS Project
7 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.46%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.70%) Google Apps
2 7 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.31%) Internet
2 5 (2.31%) Unified Communications
2 5 (2.31%) HTTP
3 4 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.85%) Intranet
4 2 (0.93%) VPN
4 2 (0.93%) Wireless
4 2 (0.93%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.46%) NFC
5 1 (0.46%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.46%) LDAP
5 1 (0.46%) LAN
5 1 (0.46%) WAN
5 1 (0.46%) DHCP
5 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.46%) SQLite
3 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.46%) Redis
3 1 (0.46%) Big Data
3 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (7.41%) Xcode
2 14 (6.48%) Calabash
3 12 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 11 (5.09%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.63%) Selenium
6 9 (4.17%) JIRA
6 9 (4.17%) Appium
7 8 (3.70%) Robotium
8 7 (3.24%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.78%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.78%) Axure RP
10 5 (2.31%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.85%) Subversion
11 4 (1.85%) Robolectric
12 3 (1.39%) Android Studio
12 3 (1.39%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.93%) JUnit
13 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
General
1 37 (17.13%) Finance
2 27 (12.50%) Banking
3 18 (8.33%) Retail
4 6 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.78%) Games
4 6 (2.78%) Marketing
5 5 (2.31%) Advertising
5 5 (2.31%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (40.28%) Developer
2 41 (18.98%) Android Developer
3 30 (13.89%) Analyst
4 27 (12.50%) Designer
5 17 (7.87%) iOS Developer
5 17 (7.87%) Architect
6 14 (6.48%) Test Analyst
7 13 (6.02%) Tester
8 10 (4.63%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.63%) UI Designer
8 10 (4.63%) Mobile Developer
9 9 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.70%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.70%) Applications Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 6 (2.78%) Mobile Tester
12 6 (2.78%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.15%) HTML
2 31 (14.35%) CSS
3 30 (13.89%) Web Services
4 26 (12.04%) HTML5
5 24 (11.11%) JSON
6 20 (9.26%) REST
7 17 (7.87%) XML
8 16 (7.41%) Android SDK
9 12 (5.56%) .NET
9 12 (5.56%) RESTful
10 11 (5.09%) CSS3
11 10 (4.63%) jQuery
11 10 (4.63%) iOS SDK
12 7 (3.24%) SOAP
13 6 (2.78%) Middleware
13 6 (2.78%) Cocoa
13 6 (2.78%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.31%) PhoneGap
15 4 (1.85%) J2EE
16 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (32.87%) Mobile App
2 26 (12.04%) User Experience
3 24 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 22 (10.19%) iPhone
5 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
7 8 (3.70%) iPad
7 8 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.24%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.78%) Smartphone
9 6 (2.78%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.39%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.39%) W3C
10 3 (1.39%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.39%) Open Source
10 3 (1.39%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 147 (68.06%) Apple iOS
2 56 (25.93%) Windows
3 17 (7.87%) Windows Phone
4 10 (4.63%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 8 (3.70%) Linux
7 6 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (2.31%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.39%) UNIX
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.46%) webOS
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.00%) Android Development
3 35 (16.20%) Scrum
4 33 (15.28%) iOS Development
5 23 (10.65%) TDD
6 20 (9.26%) OO
7 19 (8.80%) BDD
8 13 (6.02%) Waterfall
9 12 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 11 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (4.63%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (4.17%) Test Scripting
12 9 (4.17%) ITIL
12 9 (4.17%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.17%) Web Design
13 8 (3.70%) MVC
13 8 (3.70%) OOD
13 8 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.59%) Java
2 36 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.80%) Objective-C
4 15 (6.94%) C#
5 14 (6.48%) PHP
5 14 (6.48%) SQL
6 13 (6.02%) Ruby
7 8 (3.70%) C++
8 5 (2.31%) C
8 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.39%) PHP5
10 2 (0.93%) Scala
10 2 (0.93%) Python
11 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.46%) Groovy
11 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (7.87%) Degree
2 11 (5.09%) ISEB
3 5 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.39%) MCSE
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.93%) MCSA
5 2 (0.93%) MCDST
5 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.46%) CCNA
6 1 (0.46%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CISM
6 1 (0.46%) MOS
6 1 (0.46%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 5 (2.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.93%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) yum
3 1 (0.46%) Puppet
3 1 (0.46%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.48%) Google
3 11 (5.09%) Apple
4 9 (4.17%) Adobe
5 5 (2.31%) Symantec
5 5 (2.31%) IronPort
5 5 (2.31%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.85%) Oracle
7 3 (1.39%) Cisco
8 2 (0.93%) IBM
8 2 (0.93%) HP
8 2 (0.93%) Citrix
8 2 (0.93%) Perforce
8 2 (0.93%) SOASTA, Inc
8 2 (0.93%) SAP
8 2 (0.93%) Sencha
9 1 (0.46%) Splunk
9 1 (0.46%) Facebook
9 1 (0.46%) Polycom
9 1 (0.46%) Kony
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