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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 124 89 114
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +25
Contract jobs citing Android 48 105 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 2.22% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.73% 9.50% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 94 69
Median daily rate £450 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £182.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +305.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+153.33% +7.14%
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
713 1105 1336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.88% 23.39% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 874 983
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 57
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.95 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.24% -8.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 78 (63.93%) Android Development
2 71 (58.20%) Apple iOS
3 68 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (39.34%) TDD
5 45 (36.89%) Mobile App
6 42 (34.43%) Java
7 37 (30.33%) JavaScript
8 34 (27.87%) User Experience
9 31 (25.41%) iOS Development
9 31 (25.41%) HTML
10 29 (23.77%) E-Commerce
11 28 (22.95%) BDD
12 27 (22.13%) JSON
12 27 (22.13%) CSS
12 27 (22.13%) Web Services
13 24 (19.67%) Open Source
14 23 (18.85%) Node.js
15 22 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (18.03%) AngularJS
16 20 (16.39%) Git (software)
17 19 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (14.75%) SQLite
18 18 (14.75%) Usability Testing
19 17 (13.93%) Windows
19 17 (13.93%) REST
20 16 (13.11%) XML
20 16 (13.11%) HTML5
21 15 (12.30%) Android SDK
22 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
22 14 (11.48%) OO

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 4 (3.28%) Apache
1 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.64%) nginx
4 1 (0.82%) CMS
4 1 (0.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.82%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) Jetty
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Office
2 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.74%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.46%) GitHub
4 3 (2.46%) Google Play
4 3 (2.46%) Office 365
5 2 (1.64%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.82%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.82%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.82%) IaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.82%) PaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Firewall
1 3 (2.46%) HTTP
1 3 (2.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.64%) DNS
2 2 (1.64%) NAS
2 2 (1.64%) Network Security
2 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) DHCP
3 1 (0.82%) GSM
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) LTE
3 1 (0.82%) RIP
3 1 (0.82%) SAN
3 1 (0.82%) SSL
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQLite
2 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.74%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.64%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.82%) Mixpanel
5 1 (0.82%) Redis
5 1 (0.82%) Riak
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.20%) Selenium
3 9 (7.38%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.56%) Xcode
5 6 (4.92%) Android Studio
5 6 (4.92%) Appium
5 6 (4.92%) Axure RP
5 6 (4.92%) JIRA
6 5 (4.10%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.10%) Maven
6 5 (4.10%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.10%) Subversion
7 4 (3.28%) Calabash
7 4 (3.28%) eggPlant
7 4 (3.28%) Fiddler
7 4 (3.28%) Gradle
7 4 (3.28%) gulp
7 4 (3.28%) Mocha
7 4 (3.28%) Robotium
General
1 7 (5.74%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Retail
3 3 (2.46%) Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Front Office
3 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.64%) Games
4 2 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) French Language
5 1 (0.82%) German Language
5 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.82%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (62.30%) Developer
2 54 (44.26%) Android Developer
3 26 (21.31%) Senior Developer
4 21 (17.21%) Senior Android Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (8.20%) iOS Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Designer
6 7 (5.74%) E-Commerce Developer
6 7 (5.74%) UX Designer
7 6 (4.92%) Java Android Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.10%) iOS Android Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Tester
8 5 (4.10%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Java Automation Tester
9 4 (3.28%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.41%) HTML
2 27 (22.13%) CSS
2 27 (22.13%) JSON
2 27 (22.13%) Web Services
3 23 (18.85%) Node.js
4 22 (18.03%) AngularJS
5 17 (13.93%) REST
6 16 (13.11%) HTML5
6 16 (13.11%) XML
7 15 (12.30%) Android SDK
8 12 (9.84%) .NET
8 12 (9.84%) CSS3
9 11 (9.02%) React
10 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.38%) RESTful
11 7 (5.74%) React Native
12 6 (4.92%) Backbone.js
13 5 (4.10%) OAuth
14 4 (3.28%) Gherkin
14 4 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.89%) Mobile App
2 34 (27.87%) User Experience
3 13 (10.66%) Blackberry
4 10 (8.20%) iPhone
5 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.10%) STB
7 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.46%) Fintech
8 3 (2.46%) iPad
8 3 (2.46%) Social Media
9 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.64%) Psychology
9 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.82%) BYOD
10 1 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 71 (58.20%) Apple iOS
2 17 (13.93%) Windows
3 8 (6.56%) Linux
4 6 (4.92%) Unix
5 5 (4.10%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.10%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.28%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.46%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (63.93%) Android Development
2 68 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (39.34%) TDD
4 31 (25.41%) iOS Development
5 29 (23.77%) E-Commerce
6 28 (22.95%) BDD
7 24 (19.67%) Open Source
8 22 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (14.75%) Usability Testing
10 14 (11.48%) OO
10 14 (11.48%) Scrum
11 12 (9.84%) Automated Testing
11 12 (9.84%) ITIL
11 12 (9.84%) Test Automation
12 11 (9.02%) Exploratory Testing
13 9 (7.38%) Front End Development
14 8 (6.56%) Pair Programming
15 7 (5.74%) OOP
16 6 (4.92%) Mobile Development
16 6 (4.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.43%) Java
2 37 (30.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.48%) Objective-C
4 13 (10.66%) C#
5 9 (7.38%) Apple Swift
6 7 (5.74%) Clojure
7 4 (3.28%) C++
7 4 (3.28%) PHP
8 3 (2.46%) Python
9 2 (1.64%) Scala
9 2 (1.64%) SQL
9 2 (1.64%) XAML
10 1 (0.82%) C
10 1 (0.82%) Cypher
10 1 (0.82%) Dart
10 1 (0.82%) Lua
10 1 (0.82%) R
10 1 (0.82%) Ruby
10 1 (0.82%) RubyMotion
10 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.64%) MCSE
3 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.82%) MCP
4 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.10%) Docker
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.82%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.82%) Casper Suite
2 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.82%) DameWare
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.82%) SCOM
2 1 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (9.84%) Google
2 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.10%) Apple
3 5 (4.10%) Facebook
3 5 (4.10%) Twitter
4 3 (2.46%) VMware
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco
5 2 (1.64%) Citrix
5 2 (1.64%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.82%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.82%) EMC
6 1 (0.82%) HP
6 1 (0.82%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.82%) Juniper
6 1 (0.82%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.82%) NetApp
6 1 (0.82%) Reuters
6 1 (0.82%) RightFax
6 1 (0.82%) Samsung
6 1 (0.82%) WorldPay
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