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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 104 77 114
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +37
Contract jobs citing Android 107 175 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 2.41% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.87% 10.61% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 121 95
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£365 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £91.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.30% +237.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
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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
1360 1649 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.13% 22.71% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1116 1053
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 78 73
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.58 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.45% -4.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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.

1 137 (62.56%) Apple iOS
2 88 (40.18%) Mobile App
3 78 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (29.68%) HTML
5 63 (28.77%) Android Development
6 49 (22.37%) JavaScript
7 47 (21.46%) CSS
8 46 (21.00%) Java
9 44 (20.09%) Windows
10 42 (19.18%) Web Services
11 37 (16.89%) Scrum
11 37 (16.89%) iOS Development
12 35 (15.98%) iPhone
13 34 (15.53%) Objective-C
14 31 (14.16%) HTML5
15 29 (13.24%) User Experience
15 29 (13.24%) JSON
16 26 (11.87%) OO
16 26 (11.87%) Blackberry
17 25 (11.42%) Microsoft
18 23 (10.50%) TDD
19 22 (10.05%) REST
20 21 (9.59%) BDD
20 21 (9.59%) Android SDK
20 21 (9.59%) Xcode
20 21 (9.59%) Finance
20 21 (9.59%) XML
20 21 (9.59%) Photoshop
21 19 (8.68%) C#
21 19 (8.68%) Adobe Illustrator

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (3.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.74%) Lync
3 6 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.91%) Node.js
5 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.91%) CMS
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Drupal
6 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 21 (9.59%) Photoshop
2 19 (8.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (6.85%) InDesign
4 12 (5.48%) MS Office
5 3 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.37%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.37%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.46%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.74%) Google Apps
3 5 (2.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.28%) HTTP
2 5 (2.28%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.83%) NFC
3 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.83%) VPN
3 4 (1.83%) DNS
3 4 (1.83%) VoIP
3 4 (1.83%) Intranet
3 4 (1.83%) Internet
4 3 (1.37%) Firewall
4 3 (1.37%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.37%) DHCP
5 2 (0.91%) WAN
5 2 (0.91%) LAN
5 2 (0.91%) RTSP
5 2 (0.91%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.91%) Wireless
6 1 (0.46%) LDAP
6 1 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.11%) MySQL
2 6 (2.74%) SQLite
3 4 (1.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.46%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.46%) DataStage
4 1 (0.46%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 21 (9.59%) Xcode
2 17 (7.76%) Calabash
3 16 (7.31%) Cucumber
4 11 (5.02%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.02%) Selenium
5 9 (4.11%) Subversion
5 9 (4.11%) Eclipse
5 9 (4.11%) Appium
6 7 (3.20%) Axure RP
6 7 (3.20%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.20%) Robotium
7 6 (2.74%) Robolectric
7 6 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.28%) JIRA
9 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.83%) JUnit
10 3 (1.37%) Introscope
10 3 (1.37%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.91%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.91%) eggPlant
General
1 21 (9.59%) Finance
2 17 (7.76%) Banking
3 13 (5.94%) Retail
4 7 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.20%) Games
5 5 (2.28%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.28%) Marketing
6 3 (1.37%) Legal
6 3 (1.37%) Advertising
7 2 (0.91%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.46%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 96 (43.84%) Developer
2 48 (21.92%) Android Developer
3 25 (11.42%) Designer
4 22 (10.05%) iOS Developer
5 21 (9.59%) Analyst
6 15 (6.85%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.39%) Tester
7 14 (6.39%) Mobile Developer
8 13 (5.94%) Architect
9 12 (5.48%) Digital Designer
10 10 (4.57%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.11%) Applications Developer
11 9 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (3.65%) Automation Tester
12 8 (3.65%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.20%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.20%) Lead Developer
14 6 (2.74%) Mobile Tester
14 6 (2.74%) ScrumMaster
14 6 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (29.68%) HTML
2 47 (21.46%) CSS
3 42 (19.18%) Web Services
4 31 (14.16%) HTML5
5 29 (13.24%) JSON
6 22 (10.05%) REST
7 21 (9.59%) Android SDK
7 21 (9.59%) XML
8 16 (7.31%) iOS SDK
9 15 (6.85%) Flash
10 11 (5.02%) RESTful
10 11 (5.02%) SOAP
11 10 (4.57%) Cocoa
12 9 (4.11%) jQuery
12 9 (4.11%) CSS3
13 8 (3.65%) .NET
14 7 (3.20%) PhoneGap
15 6 (2.74%) Cocoa Touch
15 6 (2.74%) AngularJS
15 6 (2.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 88 (40.18%) Mobile App
2 35 (15.98%) iPhone
3 29 (13.24%) User Experience
4 26 (11.87%) Blackberry
5 14 (6.39%) Social Media
6 12 (5.48%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.11%) iPad
8 8 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.74%) Streaming Video
11 5 (2.28%) Open Source
12 4 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.83%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.37%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.37%) Graphic Design
13 3 (1.37%) Online Banking
13 3 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
13 3 (1.37%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 137 (62.56%) Apple iOS
2 44 (20.09%) Windows
3 17 (7.76%) Windows Phone
4 12 (5.48%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.65%) Mac OS
5 8 (3.65%) Linux
6 5 (2.28%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.83%) UNIX
7 4 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.91%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.46%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.77%) Android Development
3 37 (16.89%) Scrum
3 37 (16.89%) iOS Development
4 26 (11.87%) OO
5 23 (10.50%) TDD
6 21 (9.59%) BDD
7 17 (7.76%) Test Automation
8 16 (7.31%) Mobile Application Development
8 16 (7.31%) Project Management
9 13 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.48%) E-Commerce
10 12 (5.48%) Test Scripting
11 9 (4.11%) SOA
12 8 (3.65%) Automation Testing
12 8 (3.65%) OOP
12 8 (3.65%) Automated Testing
12 8 (3.65%) Web Design
13 7 (3.20%) MVC
13 7 (3.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.37%) JavaScript
2 46 (21.00%) Java
3 34 (15.53%) Objective-C
4 19 (8.68%) C#
5 18 (8.22%) PHP
6 14 (6.39%) Ruby
7 12 (5.48%) C++
8 8 (3.65%) SQL
9 6 (2.74%) Groovy
9 6 (2.74%) Python
10 5 (2.28%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.37%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.91%) PHP5
13 1 (0.46%) XPath
13 1 (0.46%) C
13 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (7.76%) Degree
2 6 (2.74%) ISEB
3 4 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.83%) MCSE
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.37%) MCDST
4 3 (1.37%) MCSA
5 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) CCNA
5 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.91%) MOS
6 1 (0.46%) CEH
6 1 (0.46%) CISM
6 1 (0.46%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) MCP
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.68%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 5 (2.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.46%) WSUS
2 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.22%) Adobe
3 15 (6.85%) Google
4 9 (4.11%) Apple
5 6 (2.74%) Symantec
6 5 (2.28%) Cisco
6 5 (2.28%) IronPort
7 4 (1.83%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.83%) Sencha
7 4 (1.83%) Citrix
7 4 (1.83%) Perforce
8 3 (1.37%) Splunk
9 2 (0.91%) SonicWALL
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle
9 2 (0.91%) Nokia
9 2 (0.91%) VMware
10 1 (0.46%) Teradata
10 1 (0.46%) Telerik
10 1 (0.46%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.46%) McAfee
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