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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 111 79 96
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Contract jobs citing Android 97 136 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.71% 2.38% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.36% 10.70% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 104
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£425 £387 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.74% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £252 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £16.20 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £47.00 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -51.53%
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
1160 1271 1400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.41% 22.21% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 930 954
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 79
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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.

1 147 (68.06%) Apple iOS
2 105 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (38.89%) Android Development
4 78 (36.11%) Mobile App
5 56 (25.93%) Java
6 52 (24.07%) Windows
7 51 (23.61%) User Experience
8 44 (20.37%) HTML
9 40 (18.52%) iOS Development
10 39 (18.06%) JavaScript
11 34 (15.74%) TDD
12 32 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 31 (14.35%) JSON
14 29 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (12.96%) Android SDK
15 28 (12.96%) CSS
16 27 (12.50%) Web Services
17 26 (12.04%) Mobile Development
18 25 (11.57%) Scrum
19 24 (11.11%) Active Directory
19 24 (11.11%) REST
20 23 (10.65%) HTML5
20 23 (10.65%) E-Commerce
20 23 (10.65%) Objective-C
21 22 (10.19%) Blackberry
22 20 (9.26%) XML
22 20 (9.26%) MS Office
23 18 (8.33%) VPN
23 18 (8.33%) QA
23 18 (8.33%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (6.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.09%) Lync
3 8 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.24%) Node.js
5 3 (1.39%) Confluence
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.46%) uiautomator
7 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (9.26%) MS Office
2 16 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 9 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.17%) Google Apps
2 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.31%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.31%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.33%) VPN
2 11 (5.09%) LAN
3 10 (4.63%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (4.17%) HTTP
5 8 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.78%) DNS
6 6 (2.78%) Internet
6 6 (2.78%) Firewall
7 5 (2.31%) WLAN
8 4 (1.85%) WAN
8 4 (1.85%) DHCP
8 4 (1.85%) NFC
9 3 (1.39%) ADSL
10 2 (0.93%) VoIP
10 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.93%) LDAP
10 2 (0.93%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.93%) DMZ
10 2 (0.93%) VLAN
10 2 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.48%) SQLite
2 5 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) Redis
5 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.56%) Xcode
3 11 (5.09%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.17%) Calabash
4 9 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.70%) Android Studio
5 8 (3.70%) JIRA
6 7 (3.24%) Appium
6 7 (3.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 6 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.31%) JUnit
8 5 (2.31%) Selenium
9 4 (1.85%) Subversion
9 4 (1.85%) JMeter
9 4 (1.85%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.39%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.39%) Maven
10 3 (1.39%) TestNG
11 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.93%) WebLOAD
General
1 17 (7.87%) Finance
2 15 (6.94%) Retail
3 8 (3.70%) Marketing
3 8 (3.70%) Banking
3 8 (3.70%) Legal
4 6 (2.78%) Games
5 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.85%) Advertising
5 4 (1.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 95 (43.98%) Developer
2 69 (31.94%) Android Developer
3 23 (10.65%) Analyst
4 13 (6.02%) Senior Developer
5 11 (5.09%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.09%) iOS Developer
6 10 (4.63%) Architect
7 9 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 9 (4.17%) Designer
7 9 (4.17%) Senior Android Developer
8 8 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
9 7 (3.24%) Service Desk Engineer
9 7 (3.24%) Desktop Support
10 6 (2.78%) Lead Developer
10 6 (2.78%) Digital Project Manager
11 5 (2.31%) UX Designer
11 5 (2.31%) Head of User Experience
11 5 (2.31%) Lead Android Developer
11 5 (2.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.37%) HTML
2 31 (14.35%) JSON
3 28 (12.96%) CSS
3 28 (12.96%) Android SDK
4 27 (12.50%) Web Services
5 24 (11.11%) REST
6 23 (10.65%) HTML5
7 20 (9.26%) XML
8 12 (5.56%) RESTful
8 12 (5.56%) iOS SDK
9 10 (4.63%) SOAP
10 8 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.70%) .NET
11 7 (3.24%) MEAP
12 6 (2.78%) CSS3
13 5 (2.31%) Cocoa Touch
13 5 (2.31%) jQuery
13 5 (2.31%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.31%) Cocoa
14 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (36.11%) Mobile App
2 51 (23.61%) User Experience
3 22 (10.19%) Blackberry
4 14 (6.48%) iPhone
5 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.70%) Social Media
7 7 (3.24%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.78%) iPad
8 6 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.85%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.85%) Handset
10 3 (1.39%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.93%) Arduino
11 2 (0.93%) PMI
11 2 (0.93%) Animation
12 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.46%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 147 (68.06%) Apple iOS
2 52 (24.07%) Windows
3 17 (7.87%) Windows 7
4 15 (6.94%) Mac OS X
5 10 (4.63%) Linux
6 9 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (3.24%) Mac OS
8 6 (2.78%) Windows Phone
9 5 (2.31%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.31%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.39%) UNIX
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (38.89%) Android Development
3 40 (18.52%) iOS Development
4 34 (15.74%) TDD
5 29 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (12.04%) Mobile Development
7 25 (11.57%) Scrum
8 23 (10.65%) E-Commerce
9 15 (6.94%) Service Management
9 15 (6.94%) Usability Testing
9 15 (6.94%) BDD
10 14 (6.48%) OO
11 12 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (5.09%) ITIL
12 11 (5.09%) Open Source
13 10 (4.63%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.63%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.63%) SDLC
14 9 (4.17%) Project Management
14 9 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.93%) Java
2 39 (18.06%) JavaScript
3 23 (10.65%) Objective-C
4 11 (5.09%) Ruby
5 9 (4.17%) C#
5 9 (4.17%) C++
6 8 (3.70%) Python
7 5 (2.31%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.85%) SQL
9 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.46%) C
11 1 (0.46%) PHP
11 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.31%) MCP
5 3 (1.39%) MCSE
5 3 (1.39%) MCSA
6 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.24%) SCCM
2 5 (2.31%) yum
2 5 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.93%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.46%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.46%) Ansible
5 1 (0.46%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.46%) Puppet
5 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.33%) Google
3 17 (7.87%) Apple
4 12 (5.56%) Adobe
5 7 (3.24%) Cisco
6 6 (2.78%) Appcelerator
6 6 (2.78%) Citrix
7 5 (2.31%) Akamai
7 5 (2.31%) MobileIron
8 4 (1.85%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.85%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.85%) Polycom
9 3 (1.39%) McAfee
9 3 (1.39%) Dell
9 3 (1.39%) Facebook
9 3 (1.39%) Twitter
10 2 (0.93%) VMware
11 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.46%) Reuters
11 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg
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