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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 111 90 97
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Android 54 112 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 2.04% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.30% 9.82% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 83 80
Median daily rate £431 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £178 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
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
740 1141 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.21% 20.79% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 871 907
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 54
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.87 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Android.

1 61 (67.03%) Apple iOS
2 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (43.96%) Mobile App
3 40 (43.96%) Android Development
4 30 (32.97%) Java
5 26 (28.57%) TDD
6 24 (26.37%) User Experience
7 19 (20.88%) Windows
7 19 (20.88%) BDD
8 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
9 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (16.48%) Cucumber
10 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
11 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
12 13 (14.29%) HTML
12 13 (14.29%) Scrum
13 12 (13.19%) Web Services
14 11 (12.09%) WebDriver
14 11 (12.09%) Selenium
14 11 (12.09%) Android SDK
14 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
15 10 (10.99%) iOS Development
15 10 (10.99%) Blackberry
16 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
16 9 (9.89%) XML
16 9 (9.89%) JIRA
16 9 (9.89%) RabbitMQ
17 8 (8.79%) Node.js
17 8 (8.79%) HTML5
17 8 (8.79%) Open Source

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.79%) Node.js
2 3 (3.30%) Jetty
3 2 (2.20%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.10%) nginx
4 1 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.40%) GitHub
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.20%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.10%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) HTTP
1 2 (2.20%) Internet
1 2 (2.20%) LAN
1 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) RIP
2 1 (1.10%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) SSL
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
2 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQLite
2 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.30%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) DB2
6 1 (1.10%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.10%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) Riak
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.48%) Cucumber
3 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.09%) Selenium
3 11 (12.09%) WebDriver
4 9 (9.89%) JIRA
5 7 (7.69%) Xcode
6 6 (6.59%) Appium
6 6 (6.59%) Axure RP
7 5 (5.49%) Calabash
8 3 (3.30%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.30%) JBehave
8 3 (3.30%) Robotium
8 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.30%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (2.20%) JUnit
9 2 (2.20%) Maven
9 2 (2.20%) Mocha
9 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.69%) Banking
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) Games
5 2 (2.20%) Electronics
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.10%) Front Office
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (49.45%) Developer
2 34 (37.36%) Android Developer
3 9 (9.89%) Applications Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Designer
4 8 (8.79%) Senior Android Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.79%) UX Designer
5 7 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (6.59%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Senior QA Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.49%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) HTML
2 12 (13.19%) Web Services
3 11 (12.09%) Android SDK
4 9 (9.89%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (9.89%) XML
5 8 (8.79%) CSS
5 8 (8.79%) HTML5
5 8 (8.79%) JSON
6 6 (6.59%) RESTful
7 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.40%) .NET
8 4 (4.40%) Kafka
8 4 (4.40%) REST
9 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.30%) Akka
9 3 (3.30%) CSS3
9 3 (3.30%) Regular Expression
10 2 (2.20%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.20%) PhoneGap
10 2 (2.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.96%) Mobile App
2 24 (26.37%) User Experience
3 10 (10.99%) Blackberry
4 7 (7.69%) Social Media
5 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.40%) BYOD
6 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.40%) iPhone
7 3 (3.30%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.30%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (3.30%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.10%) Animation
9 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.10%) Psychology
9 1 (1.10%) Social Network
9 1 (1.10%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (67.03%) Apple iOS
2 19 (20.88%) Windows
3 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.20%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.96%) Android Development
3 26 (28.57%) TDD
4 19 (20.88%) BDD
5 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 13 (14.29%) Scrum
8 10 (10.99%) iOS Development
9 8 (8.79%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (8.79%) Open Source
10 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 7 (7.69%) Project Management
10 7 (7.69%) Usability Testing
11 6 (6.59%) OO
11 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.49%) API Development
12 5 (5.49%) Kanban
12 5 (5.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.97%) Java
2 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.79%) Objective-C
4 6 (6.59%) Apple Swift
5 5 (5.49%) Scala
5 5 (5.49%) SQL
6 4 (4.40%) C#
7 3 (3.30%) Clojure
7 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) Ruby
8 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.10%) ES6
9 1 (1.10%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) R
9 1 (1.10%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.10%) MCP
3 1 (1.10%) MCSA
3 1 (1.10%) MCSE
3 1 (1.10%) MCTS
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Google
3 4 (4.40%) Adobe
4 3 (3.30%) HP
5 2 (2.20%) Apple
5 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix
6 1 (1.10%) Dell
6 1 (1.10%) F5
6 1 (1.10%) Facebook
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle
6 1 (1.10%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.10%) Polycom
6 1 (1.10%) Remedy
6 1 (1.10%) Reuters
6 1 (1.10%) Sencha
6 1 (1.10%) Sony
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter
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Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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