The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development 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
Android Software Development
Rank 328 201 293
Rank change year-on-year
-127 +92
Contract jobs citing Android Development 285 483 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 1.01% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.35% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 348 205
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£381 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 23
Average hourly rate £56.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.15 £36.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.35 £41.75 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -6.66%
Android Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38739 35662 36929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25226 22568 21925
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1033 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android Development across the England region.

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in England

Android Development
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram in England

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the England region.

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in England

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -81 183 £400 - 54
South East -5 37 £325 - 23
Yorkshire -1 20 £300 - 10
North West -28 10 £350 +9.37% 24
East of England -39 9 £350 +3.70% 4
South West -33 8 £394 +21.15% 21
East Midlands +3 7 £313 - 4
West Midlands -27 7 £425 +30.76% 3
North East - - - -
Android Development
UK

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Android Development 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 Development.

1 609 (100.00%) Android
2 294 (48.28%) Java
3 260 (42.69%) Apple iOS
4 214 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (33.17%) iOS Development
6 193 (31.69%) Mobile App
7 161 (26.44%) Android SDK
8 157 (25.78%) Web Services
9 139 (22.82%) JSON
10 130 (21.35%) HTML
11 122 (20.03%) JavaScript
11 122 (20.03%) XML
12 93 (15.27%) Google
13 90 (14.78%) CSS
14 88 (14.45%) User Experience
15 87 (14.29%) OO
16 86 (14.12%) TDD
17 82 (13.46%) Objective-C
18 79 (12.97%) RESTful
19 75 (12.32%) Git (software)
20 72 (11.82%) HTML5
21 71 (11.66%) OOP
22 63 (10.34%) REST
23 58 (9.52%) E-Commerce
24 57 (9.36%) MVC
25 53 (8.70%) Scrum
26 48 (7.88%) iOS SDK
27 47 (7.72%) Software Engineering
28 46 (7.55%) Xcode
29 44 (7.22%) Subversion

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Android Development 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (3.61%) CMS
2 6 (0.99%) Node.js
3 5 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (0.66%) IIS
4 4 (0.66%) WordPress
5 3 (0.49%) Apache
5 3 (0.49%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.33%) nginx
6 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.33%) Lync
7 1 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.16%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (1.81%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) Maya
4 3 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) Blender
5 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.49%) Google App Engine
2 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) PaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Heroku
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.76%) HTTP
2 14 (2.30%) VPN
2 14 (2.30%) NFC
3 13 (2.13%) Bluetooth
3 13 (2.13%) RTSP
4 12 (1.97%) HTTPS
5 9 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.31%) Internet
7 6 (0.99%) VoIP
7 6 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.66%) DVB
9 1 (0.16%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.16%) SSL
9 1 (0.16%) RTP
9 1 (0.16%) RFID
9 1 (0.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.58%) MySQL
2 29 (4.76%) SQLite
3 12 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (12.32%) Git (software)
2 46 (7.55%) Xcode
3 44 (7.22%) Subversion
3 44 (7.22%) Eclipse
4 24 (3.94%) JIRA
5 15 (2.46%) Gradle
6 14 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.97%) NUnit
7 12 (1.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 11 (1.81%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.64%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.64%) Android Studio
10 8 (1.31%) Robolectric
11 6 (0.99%) Ant
12 4 (0.66%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.49%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.49%) JUnit
13 3 (0.49%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.49%) Maven
General
1 41 (6.73%) Finance
2 28 (4.60%) Marketing
3 26 (4.27%) Publishing
4 20 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.96%) Retail
6 13 (2.13%) Games
7 10 (1.64%) Banking
7 10 (1.64%) Advertising
8 4 (0.66%) Electronics
9 3 (0.49%) French Language
9 3 (0.49%) German Language
9 3 (0.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.33%) Automotive
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 567 (93.10%) Developer
2 432 (70.94%) Android Developer
3 77 (12.64%) Mobile Developer
4 69 (11.33%) iOS Developer
5 44 (7.22%) Senior Developer
6 28 (4.60%) Lead Developer
6 28 (4.60%) Senior Android Developer
7 27 (4.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 21 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 18 (2.96%) Java Developer
10 12 (1.97%) PHP Developer
11 11 (1.81%) Web Developer
12 10 (1.64%) Architect
13 8 (1.31%) Software Engineer
14 7 (1.15%) Xamarin Developer
14 7 (1.15%) Analyst
15 6 (0.99%) C# Developer
15 6 (0.99%) Software Developer
15 6 (0.99%) Solutions Architect
16 5 (0.82%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (26.44%) Android SDK
2 157 (25.78%) Web Services
3 139 (22.82%) JSON
4 130 (21.35%) HTML
5 122 (20.03%) XML
6 90 (14.78%) CSS
7 79 (12.97%) RESTful
8 72 (11.82%) HTML5
9 63 (10.34%) REST
10 48 (7.88%) iOS SDK
11 32 (5.25%) .NET
11 32 (5.25%) jQuery
12 29 (4.76%) SOAP
13 27 (4.43%) PhoneGap
14 21 (3.45%) Ajax
15 19 (3.12%) CSS3
15 19 (3.12%) J2EE
16 18 (2.96%) OpenGL
16 18 (2.96%) AngularJS
17 17 (2.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 193 (31.69%) Mobile App
2 88 (14.45%) User Experience
3 34 (5.58%) iPhone
4 29 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.11%) Blackberry
6 24 (3.94%) Open Source
6 24 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.63%) iPad
8 15 (2.46%) Social Media
9 14 (2.30%) Digital Media
10 13 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
11 12 (1.97%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.64%) Smartphone
13 9 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.48%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.48%) Streaming Media
14 8 (1.31%) Animation
14 8 (1.31%) Video on Demand
15 7 (1.15%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.15%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 609 (100.00%) Android
2 260 (42.69%) Apple iOS
3 37 (6.08%) Windows
4 32 (5.25%) Linux
5 10 (1.64%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.82%) UNIX
6 5 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) SELinux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (33.17%) iOS Development
3 87 (14.29%) OO
4 86 (14.12%) TDD
5 71 (11.66%) OOP
6 58 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 57 (9.36%) MVC
8 53 (8.70%) Scrum
9 47 (7.72%) Software Engineering
10 38 (6.24%) Multithreading
11 35 (5.75%) Mobile Application Development
12 24 (3.94%) BDD
13 23 (3.78%) Mentoring
13 23 (3.78%) Unit Testing
14 20 (3.28%) Web Development
14 20 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (2.63%) Integration Testing
16 15 (2.46%) Responsive Web Design
17 14 (2.30%) Analytics
18 12 (1.97%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 294 (48.28%) Java
2 122 (20.03%) JavaScript
3 82 (13.46%) Objective-C
4 41 (6.73%) SQL
5 36 (5.91%) C++
6 32 (5.25%) C#
7 29 (4.76%) PHP
8 26 (4.27%) C
9 8 (1.31%) Ruby
9 8 (1.31%) PHP5
10 6 (0.99%) Python
11 4 (0.66%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (0.49%) Lua
13 2 (0.33%) Perl
14 1 (0.16%) PHP4
14 1 (0.16%) Groovy
14 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (6.57%) Degree
2 7 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.33%) ISEB
4 2 (0.33%) Siebel Certification
4 2 (0.33%) CBAP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.16%) HNC
5 1 (0.16%) HND
5 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.42%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.49%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (15.27%) Google
2 22 (3.61%) Xamarin
3 15 (2.46%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.48%) Sencha
4 9 (1.48%) Apple
5 8 (1.31%) Facebook
6 7 (1.15%) Oracle
7 6 (0.99%) Zend
7 6 (0.99%) Appcelerator
8 5 (0.82%) Twitter
8 5 (0.82%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.66%) Perforce
10 3 (0.49%) StreamBase
10 3 (0.49%) MobileIron
10 3 (0.49%) Kony
10 3 (0.49%) Metastorm
11 2 (0.33%) Siebel
11 2 (0.33%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.33%) Ektron
12 1 (0.16%) Rackspace
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