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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 335 200 295
Rank change year-on-year
-135 +95
Contract jobs citing Android Development 272 501 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 1.04% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.40% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 374 210
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 29
Average hourly rate £53.50 £41.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.69% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £40.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.70 £42.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +13.33%
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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Android Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 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 -100 174 £400 - 56
South East -8 30 £371 +10.00% 21
Yorkshire +5 24 £300 - 12
West Midlands -19 11 £408 +16.42% 3
South West -33 9 £350 +16.66% 27
East Midlands +6 8 £313 +13.63% 3
East of England -42 6 £338 - 10
North West -23 5 £350 +7.69% 30
North East - - - - 3
Android Development
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Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 607 (100.00%) Android
2 284 (46.79%) Java
3 255 (42.01%) Apple iOS
4 208 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
5 196 (32.29%) iOS Development
6 183 (30.15%) Mobile App
7 156 (25.70%) Android SDK
8 142 (23.39%) Web Services
9 135 (22.24%) JSON
10 121 (19.93%) HTML
11 115 (18.95%) XML
12 106 (17.46%) JavaScript
13 88 (14.50%) Google
14 86 (14.17%) TDD
15 83 (13.67%) Objective-C
15 83 (13.67%) OO
16 82 (13.51%) User Experience
17 80 (13.18%) CSS
18 74 (12.19%) RESTful
19 73 (12.03%) OOP
20 72 (11.86%) Git (software)
21 65 (10.71%) HTML5
22 58 (9.56%) REST
22 58 (9.56%) MVC
23 53 (8.73%) E-Commerce
24 46 (7.58%) C++
24 46 (7.58%) Subversion
25 44 (7.25%) Scrum
25 44 (7.25%) Software Engineering
25 44 (7.25%) Finance

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (3.79%) CMS
2 5 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (0.66%) Apache
3 4 (0.66%) Node.js
4 3 (0.49%) WordPress
5 2 (0.33%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.33%) IIS
5 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.33%) Lync
5 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.33%) nginx
5 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.16%) Lightstreamer
6 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.16%) Mule
6 1 (0.16%) Confluence
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (1.65%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.82%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.33%) Maya
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Blender
5 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.78%) HTTP
2 15 (2.47%) NFC
3 14 (2.31%) VPN
4 12 (1.98%) Bluetooth
5 11 (1.81%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.81%) RTSP
6 9 (1.48%) Internet
6 9 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.99%) VoIP
8 4 (0.66%) DVB
9 1 (0.16%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.16%) AMQP
9 1 (0.16%) RTP
9 1 (0.16%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.61%) MySQL
2 27 (4.45%) SQLite
3 11 (1.81%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 46 (7.58%) Subversion
3 43 (7.08%) Xcode
4 41 (6.75%) Eclipse
5 25 (4.12%) JIRA
6 14 (2.31%) Gradle
7 11 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.65%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.65%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.48%) NUnit
10 8 (1.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (0.99%) Ant
11 6 (0.99%) Android Studio
12 5 (0.82%) Robolectric
13 4 (0.66%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.66%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.66%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.49%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.49%) Selenium
14 3 (0.49%) Maven
General
1 44 (7.25%) Finance
2 28 (4.61%) Marketing
3 22 (3.62%) Publishing
4 20 (3.29%) Retail
5 15 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.31%) Banking
7 10 (1.65%) Games
8 9 (1.48%) Advertising
9 5 (0.82%) French Language
9 5 (0.82%) German Language
9 5 (0.82%) Legal
10 4 (0.66%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.33%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 564 (92.92%) Developer
2 438 (72.16%) Android Developer
3 70 (11.53%) Mobile Developer
4 65 (10.71%) iOS Developer
5 48 (7.91%) Senior Developer
6 30 (4.94%) Senior Android Developer
7 27 (4.45%) Lead Developer
8 22 (3.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 18 (2.97%) Applications Developer
10 17 (2.80%) Java Developer
11 12 (1.98%) Web Developer
12 11 (1.81%) PHP Developer
13 10 (1.65%) Architect
14 8 (1.32%) iPhone Developer
15 7 (1.15%) Xamarin Developer
15 7 (1.15%) Analyst
16 6 (0.99%) Software Engineer
16 6 (0.99%) Solutions Architect
16 6 (0.99%) Software Developer
16 6 (0.99%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (25.70%) Android SDK
2 142 (23.39%) Web Services
3 135 (22.24%) JSON
4 121 (19.93%) HTML
5 115 (18.95%) XML
6 80 (13.18%) CSS
7 74 (12.19%) RESTful
8 65 (10.71%) HTML5
9 58 (9.56%) REST
10 43 (7.08%) iOS SDK
11 29 (4.78%) jQuery
12 27 (4.45%) SOAP
13 24 (3.95%) .NET
14 21 (3.46%) PhoneGap
15 20 (3.29%) Ajax
16 18 (2.97%) OpenGL
17 16 (2.64%) J2EE
18 15 (2.47%) AngularJS
19 14 (2.31%) Flash
19 14 (2.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 183 (30.15%) Mobile App
2 82 (13.51%) User Experience
3 39 (6.43%) iPhone
4 31 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 27 (4.45%) Blackberry
5 27 (4.45%) Open Source
6 25 (4.12%) iPad
7 21 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (3.13%) Digital Media
9 15 (2.47%) Social Media
10 13 (2.14%) Mobile Payment
10 13 (2.14%) Smartphone
11 11 (1.81%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.65%) Streaming Media
12 10 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.48%) Streaming Video
14 8 (1.32%) Animation
15 7 (1.15%) Video on Demand
15 7 (1.15%) DTV
15 7 (1.15%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 607 (100.00%) Android
2 255 (42.01%) Apple iOS
3 33 (5.44%) Linux
4 28 (4.61%) Windows
5 7 (1.15%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.82%) UNIX
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) SELinux
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (32.29%) iOS Development
3 86 (14.17%) TDD
4 83 (13.67%) OO
5 73 (12.03%) OOP
6 58 (9.56%) MVC
7 53 (8.73%) E-Commerce
8 44 (7.25%) Scrum
8 44 (7.25%) Software Engineering
9 35 (5.77%) Multithreading
9 35 (5.77%) Mobile Application Development
10 27 (4.45%) Mentoring
11 26 (4.28%) BDD
12 22 (3.62%) Web Development
13 21 (3.46%) Unit Testing
14 18 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (2.64%) Integration Testing
16 13 (2.14%) User Stories
17 12 (1.98%) Mobile Commerce
17 12 (1.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 284 (46.79%) Java
2 106 (17.46%) JavaScript
3 83 (13.67%) Objective-C
4 46 (7.58%) C++
5 42 (6.92%) SQL
6 29 (4.78%) C
7 28 (4.61%) C#
7 28 (4.61%) PHP
8 8 (1.32%) PHP5
9 6 (0.99%) Ruby
10 4 (0.66%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.66%) Python
11 3 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.33%) Lua
13 1 (0.16%) Scala
13 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.16%) PHP4
13 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (6.43%) Degree
2 11 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.33%) ISEB
4 2 (0.33%) Siebel Certification
4 2 (0.33%) CBAP
4 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.16%) PhD
5 1 (0.16%) HNC
5 1 (0.16%) HND
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.11%) 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%) Ansible
2 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (14.50%) Google
2 21 (3.46%) Xamarin
3 16 (2.64%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.65%) Apple
5 9 (1.48%) Facebook
6 8 (1.32%) Sencha
7 5 (0.82%) Twitter
7 5 (0.82%) Oracle
7 5 (0.82%) Zend
8 4 (0.66%) Perforce
8 4 (0.66%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.49%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.33%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.33%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.33%) Siebel
10 2 (0.33%) Ektron
10 2 (0.33%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.33%) StreamBase
11 1 (0.16%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.16%) Syclo
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