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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 104 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Android 103 103 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 1.77% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.51% 7.80% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 71 117
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £182.50 £45.00 £91.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+305.55% -50.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
1210 1321 1585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.33% 22.71% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 964 1058
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 57 79
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £123.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 130 (64.36%) Apple iOS
2 104 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (48.02%) Android Development
4 78 (38.61%) Mobile App
5 63 (31.19%) Java
6 54 (26.73%) iOS Development
7 44 (21.78%) User Experience
7 44 (21.78%) HTML
8 43 (21.29%) TDD
9 38 (18.81%) Windows
10 35 (17.33%) JavaScript
11 34 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (16.34%) JSON
13 32 (15.84%) Microsoft
13 32 (15.84%) Mobile Development
14 30 (14.85%) Android SDK
14 30 (14.85%) Web Services
15 28 (13.86%) Objective-C
16 27 (13.37%) REST
17 25 (12.38%) HTML5
17 25 (12.38%) XML
18 24 (11.88%) BDD
19 23 (11.39%) Scrum
20 22 (10.89%) CSS
20 22 (10.89%) Blackberry
21 20 (9.90%) QA
22 19 (9.41%) Finance
22 19 (9.41%) SOAP
22 19 (9.41%) E-Commerce
23 18 (8.91%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.47%) Lync
2 7 (3.47%) Node.js
3 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.49%) IIS
6 3 (1.49%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.50%) uiautomator
7 1 (0.50%) JBoss
7 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) Drupal
7 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.50%) GroupWise
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.45%) MS Office
3 8 (3.96%) Photoshop
3 8 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.50%) InDesign
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.98%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) LAN
1 10 (4.95%) HTTP
1 10 (4.95%) DNS
2 9 (4.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.46%) VPN
3 8 (3.96%) WAN
3 8 (3.96%) DHCP
4 6 (2.97%) Firewall
4 6 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.97%) NFC
5 5 (2.48%) WLAN
6 4 (1.98%) ADSL
7 3 (1.49%) Internet
8 2 (0.99%) DMZ
8 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.99%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.99%) LDAP
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.43%) SQLite
2 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.99%) Big Data
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (5.45%) Xcode
2 10 (4.95%) JIRA
2 10 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.96%) Calabash
4 7 (3.47%) Appium
4 7 (3.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 7 (3.47%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.97%) Android Studio
5 6 (2.97%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.48%) JUnit
6 5 (2.48%) Subversion
7 4 (1.98%) JMeter
7 4 (1.98%) Selenium
7 4 (1.98%) Robotium
8 3 (1.49%) TestNG
8 3 (1.49%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.99%) WebLOAD
9 2 (0.99%) Maven
9 2 (0.99%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (9.41%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Retail
3 10 (4.95%) Banking
4 9 (4.46%) Marketing
5 8 (3.96%) Publishing
6 7 (3.47%) Legal
7 6 (2.97%) Games
8 4 (1.98%) Advertising
9 3 (1.49%) Front Office
9 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.99%) Billing
10 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.50%) Electronics
11 1 (0.50%) Automotive
11 1 (0.50%) Law
11 1 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 109 (53.96%) Developer
2 76 (37.62%) Android Developer
3 24 (11.88%) iOS Developer
4 20 (9.90%) Senior Developer
5 14 (6.93%) Analyst
5 14 (6.93%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.94%) Architect
6 12 (5.94%) Senior Android Developer
7 11 (5.45%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.96%) Digital Project Manager
10 5 (2.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 5 (2.48%) Tester
10 5 (2.48%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.48%) Lead Developer
11 4 (1.98%) Java Developer
11 4 (1.98%) Technical Support
11 4 (1.98%) Support Engineer
11 4 (1.98%) Support Specialist
11 4 (1.98%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.78%) HTML
2 33 (16.34%) JSON
3 30 (14.85%) Web Services
3 30 (14.85%) Android SDK
4 27 (13.37%) REST
5 25 (12.38%) HTML5
5 25 (12.38%) XML
6 22 (10.89%) CSS
7 19 (9.41%) SOAP
8 12 (5.94%) RESTful
8 12 (5.94%) iOS SDK
9 9 (4.46%) .NET
10 7 (3.47%) Cocoa
10 7 (3.47%) Cocoa Touch
11 6 (2.97%) CSS3
11 6 (2.97%) MEAP
12 5 (2.48%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.98%) ASP.NET
14 3 (1.49%) Spring
14 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (38.61%) Mobile App
2 44 (21.78%) User Experience
3 22 (10.89%) Blackberry
4 14 (6.93%) Social Media
5 7 (3.47%) iPad
5 7 (3.47%) iPhone
5 7 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.47%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.98%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.98%) Social Network
7 4 (1.98%) BBC
7 4 (1.98%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.98%) iDTV
7 4 (1.98%) Handset
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.49%) Kindle
9 2 (0.99%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.99%) Arduino
9 2 (0.99%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 130 (64.36%) Apple iOS
2 38 (18.81%) Windows
3 13 (6.44%) Mac OS X
3 13 (6.44%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.47%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.97%) Windows Phone
5 6 (2.97%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (2.97%) Linux
6 3 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.99%) UNIX
8 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (48.02%) Android Development
3 54 (26.73%) iOS Development
4 43 (21.29%) TDD
5 34 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (15.84%) Mobile Development
7 24 (11.88%) BDD
8 23 (11.39%) Scrum
9 19 (9.41%) E-Commerce
10 18 (8.91%) OO
11 17 (8.42%) Open Source
11 17 (8.42%) Software Engineering
12 16 (7.92%) Unit Testing
12 16 (7.92%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.44%) OOP
14 12 (5.94%) ITIL
15 11 (5.45%) Project Management
15 11 (5.45%) Service Management
16 10 (4.95%) PRINCE2
17 9 (4.46%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (31.19%) Java
2 35 (17.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (13.86%) Objective-C
4 16 (7.92%) Apple Swift
5 11 (5.45%) C++
6 10 (4.95%) C#
7 7 (3.47%) SQL
8 6 (2.97%) Ruby
9 5 (2.48%) Python
10 4 (1.98%) PHP
10 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.50%) XAML
12 1 (0.50%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.50%) C
12 1 (0.50%) Go
12 1 (0.50%) Scala
12 1 (0.50%) Clojure
12 1 (0.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (6.93%) Degree
2 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.48%) MCP
3 5 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.98%) MCSA
5 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.50%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.90%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.49%) ISA Server
2 3 (1.49%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (4.46%) SCCM
2 4 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.49%) yum
3 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.99%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.50%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 32 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.42%) Google
3 15 (7.43%) Apple
4 10 (4.95%) Cisco
5 8 (3.96%) Adobe
6 6 (2.97%) Appcelerator
7 5 (2.48%) Polycom
7 5 (2.48%) VMware
7 5 (2.48%) MobileIron
7 5 (2.48%) Citrix
8 4 (1.98%) Oracle
8 4 (1.98%) Dell
8 4 (1.98%) McAfee
9 3 (1.49%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.49%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.49%) Bomgar
10 2 (0.99%) Facebook
10 2 (0.99%) Twitter
10 2 (0.99%) hybris
10 2 (0.99%) Reuters
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