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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 102 87 127
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +40
Contract jobs citing Android 103 159 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.77% 2.16% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.81% 9.95% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 115 91
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £91.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.68% +168.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -66.00%
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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
1318 1598 1550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.68% 21.69% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1067 1025
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £203 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 81 86
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 133 (58.85%) Apple iOS
2 84 (37.17%) Mobile App
3 72 (31.86%) HTML
4 65 (28.76%) Android Development
5 55 (24.34%) CSS
6 54 (23.89%) Java
7 47 (20.80%) JavaScript
8 43 (19.03%) Web Services
8 43 (19.03%) Windows
9 42 (18.58%) iPhone
10 37 (16.37%) iOS Development
11 33 (14.60%) Scrum
12 32 (14.16%) Objective-C
12 32 (14.16%) HTML5
13 30 (13.27%) Photoshop
14 28 (12.39%) Adobe
14 28 (12.39%) Adobe Illustrator
14 28 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (12.39%) JSON
15 26 (11.50%) TDD
16 25 (11.06%) InDesign
16 25 (11.06%) Flash
17 24 (10.62%) C#
17 24 (10.62%) Blackberry
18 23 (10.18%) XML
18 23 (10.18%) BDD
19 22 (9.73%) Social Media
19 22 (9.73%) OO
19 22 (9.73%) Microsoft
20 21 (9.29%) Xcode

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.54%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.33%) CMS
4 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.33%) Lync
5 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.88%) Node.js
5 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.44%) nginx
6 1 (0.44%) Moodle
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.44%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (13.27%) Photoshop
2 28 (12.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (11.06%) InDesign
4 9 (3.98%) MS Office
5 5 (2.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.77%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.77%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (0.88%) MS Project
9 1 (0.44%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) GitHub
3 2 (0.88%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.54%) HTTP
2 7 (3.10%) VPN
3 6 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.21%) VoIP
5 4 (1.77%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.77%) NFC
6 3 (1.33%) Bluetooth
6 3 (1.33%) Intranet
6 3 (1.33%) Internet
6 3 (1.33%) DNS
7 2 (0.88%) Broadband
7 2 (0.88%) DHCP
7 2 (0.88%) RTSP
7 2 (0.88%) Firewall
7 2 (0.88%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.44%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.54%) MySQL
2 6 (2.65%) Big Data
3 5 (2.21%) SQLite
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.44%) DataStage
5 1 (0.44%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (9.29%) Xcode
2 18 (7.96%) Calabash
3 17 (7.52%) Cucumber
4 15 (6.64%) Git (software)
5 14 (6.19%) Selenium
6 12 (5.31%) WebDriver
7 11 (4.87%) Eclipse
7 11 (4.87%) Robotium
8 9 (3.98%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.98%) Subversion
9 7 (3.10%) Axure RP
10 6 (2.65%) Hudson
10 6 (2.65%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.21%) eggPlant
11 5 (2.21%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.21%) JBehave
11 5 (2.21%) JIRA
12 3 (1.33%) JUnit
13 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.88%) Introscope
General
1 18 (7.96%) Finance
2 15 (6.64%) Banking
3 10 (4.42%) Legal
4 9 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.10%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Publishing
7 2 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (41.59%) Developer
2 47 (20.80%) Android Developer
3 33 (14.60%) Designer
4 23 (10.18%) iOS Developer
5 21 (9.29%) Digital Designer
6 17 (7.52%) Analyst
6 17 (7.52%) Architect
7 15 (6.64%) Tester
8 13 (5.75%) Mobile Developer
9 12 (5.31%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.98%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.98%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (3.54%) Automation Tester
12 8 (3.54%) Mobile Tester
12 8 (3.54%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.65%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (2.65%) Applications Developer
13 6 (2.65%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (31.86%) HTML
2 55 (24.34%) CSS
3 43 (19.03%) Web Services
4 32 (14.16%) HTML5
5 28 (12.39%) JSON
6 25 (11.06%) Flash
7 23 (10.18%) XML
8 20 (8.85%) REST
8 20 (8.85%) Android SDK
9 14 (6.19%) RESTful
10 13 (5.75%) jQuery
10 13 (5.75%) iOS SDK
11 12 (5.31%) SOAP
12 10 (4.42%) .NET
12 10 (4.42%) Cocoa
13 8 (3.54%) CSS3
14 7 (3.10%) PhoneGap
14 7 (3.10%) Ajax
15 6 (2.65%) MEAP
16 5 (2.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (37.17%) Mobile App
2 42 (18.58%) iPhone
3 24 (10.62%) Blackberry
4 22 (9.73%) Social Media
5 9 (3.98%) iPad
5 9 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.10%) Streaming Video
8 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.77%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.77%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.77%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.77%) Open Source
9 4 (1.77%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.88%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.88%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.88%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 133 (58.85%) Apple iOS
2 43 (19.03%) Windows
3 12 (5.31%) Windows Phone
4 8 (3.54%) Linux
4 8 (3.54%) Windows XP
5 7 (3.10%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (3.10%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.65%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.21%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.77%) UNIX
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.44%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.76%) Android Development
2 37 (16.37%) iOS Development
3 33 (14.60%) Scrum
4 28 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (11.50%) TDD
6 23 (10.18%) BDD
7 22 (9.73%) OO
8 20 (8.85%) Test Automation
9 18 (7.96%) Project Management
9 18 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.31%) SOA
10 12 (5.31%) Test Scripting
11 11 (4.87%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (3.98%) E-Commerce
12 9 (3.98%) MVC
13 8 (3.54%) Service Management
13 8 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (3.10%) Mobile Device Management
14 7 (3.10%) Automation Testing
15 6 (2.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.89%) Java
2 47 (20.80%) JavaScript
3 32 (14.16%) Objective-C
4 24 (10.62%) C#
5 14 (6.19%) Ruby
6 13 (5.75%) C++
6 13 (5.75%) PHP
7 11 (4.87%) Python
8 9 (3.98%) Groovy
9 6 (2.65%) SQL
10 3 (1.33%) Perl
10 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.88%) PHP5
11 2 (0.88%) C
11 2 (0.88%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (8.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.33%) ISEB
3 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.44%) MCP
4 1 (0.44%) MCSE
4 1 (0.44%) MCSA
4 1 (0.44%) CCNA
4 1 (0.44%) CISSP
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.44%) PMP
4 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.44%) CISM
4 1 (0.44%) MOS
4 1 (0.44%) CEH
4 1 (0.44%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.96%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) Puppet
1 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.44%) WSUS
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (12.39%) Adobe
2 22 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.75%) Apple
4 9 (3.98%) Google
5 7 (3.10%) Cisco
6 5 (2.21%) Citrix
7 4 (1.77%) VMware
8 3 (1.33%) Perforce
8 3 (1.33%) Symantec
8 3 (1.33%) McAfee
8 3 (1.33%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.88%) Sencha
9 2 (0.88%) Splunk
9 2 (0.88%) IronPort
9 2 (0.88%) Nokia
9 2 (0.88%) HP
10 1 (0.44%) CA
10 1 (0.44%) Motorola
10 1 (0.44%) IBM
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle
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