The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 94 96 146
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +50
Contract jobs citing Android 105 138 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 1.95% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.21% 9.47% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 104 62
Average daily rate
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£373 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.27% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1279 1458 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.18% 20.59% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 987 981
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £221 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £48.00 £27.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Android
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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 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 123 (53.25%) Apple iOS
2 90 (38.96%) Mobile App
3 65 (28.14%) Java
3 65 (28.14%) Android Development
4 64 (27.71%) HTML
5 48 (20.78%) CSS
6 46 (19.91%) Windows
6 46 (19.91%) iPhone
7 41 (17.75%) JavaScript
8 38 (16.45%) Web Services
9 33 (14.29%) iOS Development
10 32 (13.85%) Objective-C
11 30 (12.99%) Scrum
12 29 (12.55%) JSON
12 29 (12.55%) Photoshop
12 29 (12.55%) HTML5
13 28 (12.12%) Adobe
13 28 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
14 27 (11.69%) TDD
15 26 (11.26%) InDesign
15 26 (11.26%) C#
16 25 (10.82%) Flash
16 25 (10.82%) Microsoft
16 25 (10.82%) Blackberry
17 24 (10.39%) Android SDK
18 23 (9.96%) Social Media
18 23 (9.96%) BDD
18 23 (9.96%) XML
19 22 (9.52%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.87%) Node.js
3 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.87%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.43%) nginx
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.43%) Lync
4 1 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (12.55%) Photoshop
2 28 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (11.26%) InDesign
4 7 (3.03%) MS Office
5 5 (2.16%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.73%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.73%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
8 2 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.30%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) PaaS
3 2 (0.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.46%) HTTP
1 8 (3.46%) IP Telephony
2 6 (2.60%) VPN
2 6 (2.60%) DNS
3 5 (2.16%) VoIP
3 5 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.73%) NFC
4 4 (1.73%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.30%) SSL
5 3 (1.30%) Firewall
5 3 (1.30%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.30%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.87%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.87%) Wireless
6 2 (0.87%) RTSP
6 2 (0.87%) LDAP
6 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.87%) Intranet
6 2 (0.87%) Internet
6 2 (0.87%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.60%) MySQL
1 6 (2.60%) Big Data
2 5 (2.16%) SQLite
3 4 (1.73%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.43%) DataStage
5 1 (0.43%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (9.09%) Xcode
2 18 (7.79%) Calabash
3 17 (7.36%) Cucumber
4 16 (6.93%) Selenium
4 16 (6.93%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.19%) WebDriver
6 11 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 11 (4.76%) Robotium
7 9 (3.90%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.46%) Subversion
9 7 (3.03%) PhoneGap
10 6 (2.60%) Hudson
10 6 (2.60%) Axure RP
11 5 (2.16%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.16%) JBehave
11 5 (2.16%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.16%) eggPlant
12 4 (1.73%) JIRA
13 2 (0.87%) Introscope
13 2 (0.87%) JUnit
General
1 17 (7.36%) Banking
2 16 (6.93%) Finance
3 11 (4.76%) Legal
4 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.60%) Retail
6 5 (2.16%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Publishing
7 2 (0.87%) Law
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) International Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (37.23%) Developer
2 46 (19.91%) Android Developer
3 34 (14.72%) Designer
4 22 (9.52%) Digital Designer
5 21 (9.09%) iOS Developer
6 20 (8.66%) Analyst
6 20 (8.66%) Architect
7 15 (6.49%) Tester
8 13 (5.63%) Lead Developer
9 12 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.19%) Mobile Developer
10 11 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.90%) Mobile Tester
13 8 (3.46%) Automation Tester
13 8 (3.46%) Service Analyst
13 8 (3.46%) Service Desk Analyst
14 6 (2.60%) Test Engineer
14 6 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support
14 6 (2.60%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (27.71%) HTML
2 48 (20.78%) CSS
3 38 (16.45%) Web Services
4 29 (12.55%) JSON
4 29 (12.55%) HTML5
5 25 (10.82%) Flash
6 24 (10.39%) Android SDK
7 23 (9.96%) XML
8 16 (6.93%) REST
9 14 (6.06%) .NET
10 13 (5.63%) SOAP
11 12 (5.19%) iOS SDK
11 12 (5.19%) RESTful
12 10 (4.33%) jQuery
12 10 (4.33%) Cocoa
13 6 (2.60%) Ajax
13 6 (2.60%) CSS3
13 6 (2.60%) MEAP
14 5 (2.16%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.16%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 90 (38.96%) Mobile App
2 46 (19.91%) iPhone
3 25 (10.82%) Blackberry
4 23 (9.96%) Social Media
5 9 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.46%) iPad
7 5 (2.16%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (2.16%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.73%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.30%) PKI
9 3 (1.30%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.30%) DTV
9 3 (1.30%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.87%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 123 (53.25%) Apple iOS
2 46 (19.91%) Windows
3 12 (5.19%) Windows XP
4 10 (4.33%) Windows Mobile
4 10 (4.33%) Windows Phone
5 8 (3.46%) Linux
6 7 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.73%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.73%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.73%) UNIX
8 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.14%) Android Development
2 33 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 30 (12.99%) Scrum
4 28 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (11.69%) TDD
6 23 (9.96%) BDD
7 22 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 22 (9.52%) OO
8 18 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.49%) Project Management
10 12 (5.19%) Service Management
10 12 (5.19%) SOA
11 11 (4.76%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.33%) ITIL
12 10 (4.33%) Mobile Application Development
13 9 (3.90%) E-Commerce
14 8 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.46%) Software Engineering
14 8 (3.46%) Mobile Device Management
15 7 (3.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.14%) Java
2 41 (17.75%) JavaScript
3 32 (13.85%) Objective-C
4 26 (11.26%) C#
5 15 (6.49%) C++
5 15 (6.49%) Ruby
6 10 (4.33%) Python
7 9 (3.90%) Groovy
8 8 (3.46%) PHP
9 5 (2.16%) SQL
10 4 (1.73%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.30%) Perl
12 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.87%) C
13 1 (0.43%) PHP5
13 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.43%) GLSL
13 1 (0.43%) HLSL
13 1 (0.43%) Golang
Qualifications
1 19 (8.23%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.43%) MCP
2 1 (0.43%) MCSE
2 1 (0.43%) MCSA
2 1 (0.43%) PhD
2 1 (0.43%) CCNA
2 1 (0.43%) ISEB
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.43%) PMP
2 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.43%) MOS
2 1 (0.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) Puppet
1 5 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.30%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.87%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (12.12%) Adobe
2 25 (10.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.63%) Apple
4 12 (5.19%) Cisco
5 11 (4.76%) Google
6 8 (3.46%) VMware
7 7 (3.03%) McAfee
8 5 (2.16%) Citrix
9 3 (1.30%) CA
9 3 (1.30%) Akamai
9 3 (1.30%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.87%) Perforce
10 2 (0.87%) Sencha
10 2 (0.87%) Splunk
10 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.87%) WSO2
10 2 (0.87%) Nokia
10 2 (0.87%) HP
10 2 (0.87%) IBM
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle
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