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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 117 82 112
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +30
Contract jobs citing Android 36 117 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 2.28% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.42% 10.01% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 95 68
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £241 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.08% -7.07%
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
664 1169 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.11% 22.74% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 889 847
Average daily rate £433 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 46
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.63 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 86 (68.80%) Apple iOS
2 62 (49.60%) Mobile App
3 52 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (40.00%) Android Development
5 34 (27.20%) Java
6 28 (22.40%) Windows
7 26 (20.80%) User Experience
8 23 (18.40%) HTML
9 22 (17.60%) TDD
10 21 (16.80%) BDD
11 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (16.00%) Test Automation
12 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
12 19 (15.20%) iOS Development
13 17 (13.60%) Blackberry
14 16 (12.80%) Web Services
14 16 (12.80%) Windows 7
15 15 (12.00%) Google
15 15 (12.00%) HTML5
16 13 (10.40%) Open Source
16 13 (10.40%) Appium
16 13 (10.40%) Mobile Development
16 13 (10.40%) QA
16 13 (10.40%) OO
17 12 (9.60%) OOP
17 12 (9.60%) CSS
17 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
17 12 (9.60%) Photoshop
17 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
18 10 (8.00%) Apple Swift

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (4.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.20%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.80%) Drupal
4 1 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.60%) MS Office
3 6 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.80%) InDesign
5 1 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.60%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) GitHub
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.40%) DHCP
2 3 (2.40%) DNS
2 3 (2.40%) LAN
2 3 (2.40%) WAN
3 2 (1.60%) HTTP
3 2 (1.60%) VoIP
4 1 (0.80%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.80%) Firewall
4 1 (0.80%) GPRS
4 1 (0.80%) HSPA
4 1 (0.80%) Internet
4 1 (0.80%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.80%) LTE
4 1 (0.80%) MPLS
4 1 (0.80%) MVNO
4 1 (0.80%) NFC
4 1 (0.80%) Packet Switching
4 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.80%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) SQLite
2 3 (2.40%) DB2
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Appium
2 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.20%) Selenium
3 9 (7.20%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.60%) Calabash
4 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.80%) Axure RP
5 6 (4.80%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.80%) Xcode
6 4 (3.20%) JIRA
7 3 (2.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (2.40%) JBehave
7 3 (2.40%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.40%) Zephyr
8 2 (1.60%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.60%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.60%) Gradle
8 2 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (8.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Games
3 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.00%) Legal
5 4 (3.20%) Marketing
6 3 (2.40%) Electronics
6 3 (2.40%) Front Office
7 2 (1.60%) Law
7 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.60%) Retail
8 1 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (46.40%) Developer
2 44 (35.20%) Android Developer
3 12 (9.60%) Analyst
3 12 (9.60%) iOS Developer
4 11 (8.80%) iOS Android Developer
5 10 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.20%) Applications Developer
6 9 (7.20%) Automation Tester
6 9 (7.20%) Designer
6 9 (7.20%) Tester
7 8 (6.40%) Digital Project Manager
7 8 (6.40%) Mobile Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.60%) UX Designer
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Android Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Mobile Tester
11 4 (3.20%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.40%) HTML
2 16 (12.80%) Web Services
3 15 (12.00%) HTML5
4 12 (9.60%) CSS
5 9 (7.20%) Android SDK
6 8 (6.40%) REST
6 8 (6.40%) RESTful
7 5 (4.00%) iOS SDK
7 5 (4.00%) JSON
7 5 (4.00%) XML
8 4 (3.20%) .NET
8 4 (3.20%) Cocoa
8 4 (3.20%) SOAP
9 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.40%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.40%) CSS3
9 3 (2.40%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (2.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (49.60%) Mobile App
2 26 (20.80%) User Experience
3 17 (13.60%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.20%) BYOD
4 9 (7.20%) Social Media
5 5 (4.00%) Social Network
6 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.20%) iPad
7 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.40%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.40%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.40%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) iPhone
8 2 (1.60%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.60%) PKI
8 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.60%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 86 (68.80%) Apple iOS
2 28 (22.40%) Windows
3 16 (12.80%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.40%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (40.00%) Android Development
3 22 (17.60%) TDD
4 21 (16.80%) BDD
5 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 19 (15.20%) iOS Development
7 13 (10.40%) Mobile Development
7 13 (10.40%) OO
7 13 (10.40%) Open Source
8 12 (9.60%) OOP
9 10 (8.00%) Scrum
10 9 (7.20%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (6.40%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.40%) Project Management
12 7 (5.60%) ITIL
12 7 (5.60%) User Stories
13 6 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.80%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.80%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.20%) Java
2 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.00%) Apple Swift
4 9 (7.20%) C#
4 9 (7.20%) SQL
5 8 (6.40%) Objective-C
6 6 (4.80%) C++
6 6 (4.80%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.20%) Ruby
8 3 (2.40%) PHP
9 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.80%) RubyMotion
10 1 (0.80%) Scala
10 1 (0.80%) Smalltalk
10 1 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.40%) ISEB
3 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.80%) MCSA
5 1 (0.80%) MCSE
5 1 (0.80%) MCTS
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) BitLocker
2 3 (2.40%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) XenApp
3 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.80%) Firmware
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.80%) Casper Suite
2 1 (0.80%) SCOM
2 1 (0.80%) SCSM
2 1 (0.80%) WSUS
2 1 (0.80%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.00%) Google
3 7 (5.60%) HP
4 6 (4.80%) Cisco
5 5 (4.00%) Adobe
5 5 (4.00%) Apple
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle
6 4 (3.20%) VMware
7 3 (2.40%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.40%) Bomgar
7 3 (2.40%) Citrix
7 3 (2.40%) FactSet
7 3 (2.40%) Reuters
8 2 (1.60%) iManage
8 2 (1.60%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.60%) Remedy
8 2 (1.60%) SAP
8 2 (1.60%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.80%) BMC
9 1 (0.80%) Dell
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