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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 106 85 124
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +39
Contract jobs citing Android 98 162 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.66% 2.26% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.33% 10.07% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 120 98
Average daily rate
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£358 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £140.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -66.00%
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
1337 1609 1536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.64% 22.47% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1083 1027
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 80 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 135 (59.47%) Apple iOS
2 84 (37.00%) Mobile App
3 74 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (31.72%) HTML
5 64 (28.19%) Android Development
6 55 (24.23%) CSS
7 50 (22.03%) JavaScript
8 48 (21.15%) Windows
9 46 (20.26%) Java
10 44 (19.38%) Web Services
11 41 (18.06%) iPhone
12 38 (16.74%) iOS Development
13 35 (15.42%) User Experience
14 33 (14.54%) Objective-C
15 32 (14.10%) HTML5
16 31 (13.66%) Scrum
17 29 (12.78%) Blackberry
18 28 (12.33%) Photoshop
19 27 (11.89%) Microsoft
20 26 (11.45%) Adobe
20 26 (11.45%) Adobe Illustrator
20 26 (11.45%) JSON
21 24 (10.57%) OO
22 23 (10.13%) Flash
22 23 (10.13%) XML
22 23 (10.13%) InDesign
22 23 (10.13%) TDD
23 21 (9.25%) Xcode
23 21 (9.25%) Degree
24 20 (8.81%) Social Media

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (3.96%) MS Exchange
1 9 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.64%) Lync
2 6 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.32%) CMS
5 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.88%) Node.js
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Moodle
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.44%) Drupal
7 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (12.33%) Photoshop
2 26 (11.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (10.13%) InDesign
4 12 (5.29%) MS Office
5 5 (2.20%) MS Excel
5 5 (2.20%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.76%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.76%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.88%) MS Project
9 1 (0.44%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.64%) Office 365
3 3 (1.32%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.08%) VPN
1 7 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.20%) VoIP
2 5 (2.20%) HTTP
2 5 (2.20%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.76%) NFC
3 4 (1.76%) IP Telephony
3 4 (1.76%) Intranet
3 4 (1.76%) Internet
4 3 (1.32%) DNS
4 3 (1.32%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.88%) Broadband
5 2 (0.88%) LAN
5 2 (0.88%) WAN
5 2 (0.88%) DHCP
5 2 (0.88%) RTSP
5 2 (0.88%) Firewall
6 1 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.52%) MySQL
2 6 (2.64%) Big Data
3 5 (2.20%) SQLite
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.44%) DataStage
5 1 (0.44%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (9.25%) Xcode
2 16 (7.05%) Calabash
3 15 (6.61%) Cucumber
4 12 (5.29%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.41%) Selenium
5 10 (4.41%) Subversion
6 9 (3.96%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.96%) Robotium
7 8 (3.52%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.08%) Axure RP
9 6 (2.64%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.20%) eggPlant
10 5 (2.20%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.20%) JBehave
10 5 (2.20%) JIRA
11 3 (1.32%) JUnit
11 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (8.37%) Finance
2 17 (7.49%) Banking
3 10 (4.41%) Retail
4 9 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.52%) Legal
6 5 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
7 3 (1.32%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Law
8 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.44%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 94 (41.41%) Developer
2 46 (20.26%) Android Developer
3 33 (14.54%) Designer
4 24 (10.57%) iOS Developer
5 19 (8.37%) Digital Designer
5 19 (8.37%) Analyst
5 19 (8.37%) Architect
6 14 (6.17%) Tester
6 14 (6.17%) Mobile Developer
7 13 (5.73%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.96%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (3.52%) Automation Tester
11 7 (3.08%) Applications Developer
11 7 (3.08%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.08%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.08%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.08%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.08%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (31.72%) HTML
2 55 (24.23%) CSS
3 44 (19.38%) Web Services
4 32 (14.10%) HTML5
5 26 (11.45%) JSON
6 23 (10.13%) XML
6 23 (10.13%) Flash
7 19 (8.37%) REST
8 18 (7.93%) Android SDK
9 13 (5.73%) iOS SDK
9 13 (5.73%) jQuery
10 12 (5.29%) RESTful
11 11 (4.85%) Cocoa
11 11 (4.85%) SOAP
12 8 (3.52%) .NET
12 8 (3.52%) Ajax
12 8 (3.52%) CSS3
13 7 (3.08%) PhoneGap
14 6 (2.64%) MEAP
14 6 (2.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (37.00%) Mobile App
2 41 (18.06%) iPhone
3 35 (15.42%) User Experience
4 29 (12.78%) Blackberry
5 20 (8.81%) Social Media
6 10 (4.41%) iPad
6 10 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.41%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.20%) Open Source
8 5 (2.20%) Streaming Video
8 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.76%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.32%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.32%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.88%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.88%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 135 (59.47%) Apple iOS
2 48 (21.15%) Windows
3 14 (6.17%) Windows Phone
4 10 (4.41%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.52%) Linux
5 8 (3.52%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.64%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (2.64%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.20%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.76%) UNIX
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.44%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (28.19%) Android Development
3 38 (16.74%) iOS Development
4 31 (13.66%) Scrum
5 24 (10.57%) OO
6 23 (10.13%) TDD
7 19 (8.37%) Project Management
7 19 (8.37%) BDD
8 17 (7.49%) Test Automation
9 16 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.29%) Test Scripting
11 11 (4.85%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.85%) SOA
11 11 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (4.41%) MVC
13 8 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.52%) Service Management
14 7 (3.08%) ITIL
14 7 (3.08%) Waterfall
14 7 (3.08%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.03%) JavaScript
2 46 (20.26%) Java
3 33 (14.54%) Objective-C
4 18 (7.93%) C#
5 14 (6.17%) C++
5 14 (6.17%) PHP
6 12 (5.29%) Ruby
7 9 (3.96%) Python
8 7 (3.08%) Groovy
8 7 (3.08%) SQL
9 6 (2.64%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.88%) PHP5
10 2 (0.88%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.88%) C
11 1 (0.44%) Perl
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (9.25%) Degree
2 4 (1.76%) ISEB
3 3 (1.32%) MCSE
3 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.32%) MCDST
3 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.88%) MOS
4 2 (0.88%) MCSA
4 2 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.44%) CISSP
5 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PMP
5 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CISM
5 1 (0.44%) CEH
5 1 (0.44%) MCP
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.05%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 5 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.44%) WSUS
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.45%) Adobe
3 13 (5.73%) Apple
4 10 (4.41%) Google
5 7 (3.08%) Cisco
6 6 (2.64%) Symantec
7 5 (2.20%) Citrix
7 5 (2.20%) IronPort
8 3 (1.32%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.32%) Perforce
8 3 (1.32%) VMware
9 2 (0.88%) McAfee
9 2 (0.88%) Nokia
9 2 (0.88%) HP
9 2 (0.88%) Sencha
9 2 (0.88%) Splunk
10 1 (0.44%) Facebook
10 1 (0.44%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.44%) LANDesk
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