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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 306 273 237
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -36
Contract jobs citing Android Development 274 297 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.67% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.89% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 199 240
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
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
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 -17 155 £425 +6.25% 74
South East -5 42 £360 +6.66% 24
East Midlands +29 20 £338 +8.00% 4
Yorkshire -12 16 £353 +4.44% 8
South West -10 14 £350 - 20
North West +2 13 £450 +28.57% 14
East of England +1 9 £235 -21.66% 11
West Midlands -1 4 £250 -28.57% 4
North East -12 1 £400 - 2
Android Development
UK

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 569 (100.00%) Android
2 278 (48.86%) Java
3 255 (44.82%) Apple iOS
4 241 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (34.80%) iOS Development
6 161 (28.30%) Mobile App
7 145 (25.48%) Android SDK
7 145 (25.48%) Web Services
8 137 (24.08%) HTML
9 133 (23.37%) JavaScript
10 120 (21.09%) JSON
11 113 (19.86%) Git (software)
12 108 (18.98%) TDD
13 104 (18.28%) OO
14 101 (17.75%) CSS
15 100 (17.57%) User Experience
16 84 (14.76%) XML
16 84 (14.76%) Google
17 83 (14.59%) REST
18 77 (13.53%) HTML5
18 77 (13.53%) Scrum
19 74 (13.01%) RESTful
20 71 (12.48%) OOP
21 67 (11.78%) E-Commerce
22 62 (10.90%) Objective-C
23 57 (10.02%) .NET
24 53 (9.31%) MVC
25 52 (9.14%) Finance
25 52 (9.14%) iOS SDK
26 51 (8.96%) Windows

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 13 (2.28%) CMS
2 8 (1.41%) Node.js
3 6 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (0.88%) Apache
5 4 (0.70%) IIS
6 3 (0.53%) Joomla!
6 3 (0.53%) WordPress
6 3 (0.53%) nginx
7 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) Lightstreamer
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.18%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.53%) Maya
3 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Magento
2 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (0.88%) PaaS
2 5 (0.88%) Heroku
3 3 (0.53%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.04%) HTTP
2 9 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (1.58%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.41%) NFC
3 8 (1.41%) Internet
4 7 (1.23%) RTSP
4 7 (1.23%) VPN
5 6 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.88%) DVB
6 5 (0.88%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.53%) VoIP
8 2 (0.35%) 3G
9 1 (0.18%) SSL
9 1 (0.18%) WLAN
9 1 (0.18%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.98%) MySQL
2 30 (5.27%) SQLite
3 17 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.28%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 113 (19.86%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.61%) Subversion
3 46 (8.08%) Android Studio
4 34 (5.98%) Xcode
5 29 (5.10%) Eclipse
6 26 (4.57%) JUnit
7 25 (4.39%) Maven
8 22 (3.87%) Calabash
9 20 (3.51%) Ant
10 16 (2.81%) Jenkins
11 15 (2.64%) Gradle
11 15 (2.64%) Appium
12 13 (2.28%) Robolectric
13 11 (1.93%) Mockito
13 11 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 10 (1.76%) Robotium
14 10 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.76%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.76%) NUnit
General
1 52 (9.14%) Finance
2 22 (3.87%) Retail
3 20 (3.51%) Publishing
4 16 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.64%) Banking
6 14 (2.46%) Games
6 14 (2.46%) Marketing
7 8 (1.41%) Advertising
8 7 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Electronics
10 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.53%) Automotive
10 3 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.35%) Legal
11 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 524 (92.09%) Developer
2 380 (66.78%) Android Developer
3 78 (13.71%) Mobile Developer
4 55 (9.67%) Senior Developer
4 55 (9.67%) iOS Developer
5 43 (7.56%) Senior Android Developer
6 30 (5.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 22 (3.87%) Applications Developer
8 15 (2.64%) Architect
9 13 (2.28%) Web Developer
9 13 (2.28%) Lead Developer
10 10 (1.76%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (1.76%) Java Developer
10 10 (1.76%) PHP Developer
11 9 (1.58%) .NET Developer
11 9 (1.58%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (1.58%) Xamarin Developer
12 8 (1.41%) C# Developer
13 7 (1.23%) Software Engineer
14 5 (0.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (25.48%) Android SDK
1 145 (25.48%) Web Services
2 137 (24.08%) HTML
3 120 (21.09%) JSON
4 101 (17.75%) CSS
5 84 (14.76%) XML
6 83 (14.59%) REST
7 77 (13.53%) HTML5
8 74 (13.01%) RESTful
9 57 (10.02%) .NET
10 52 (9.14%) iOS SDK
11 40 (7.03%) jQuery
12 33 (5.80%) PhoneGap
13 29 (5.10%) CSS3
14 27 (4.75%) AngularJS
15 26 (4.57%) JNI
16 21 (3.69%) RoboGuice
16 21 (3.69%) Ajax
17 20 (3.51%) J2EE
17 20 (3.51%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 161 (28.30%) Mobile App
2 100 (17.57%) User Experience
3 22 (3.87%) iPhone
4 20 (3.51%) Mobile Payment
5 18 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.64%) iPad
7 13 (2.28%) Open Source
8 11 (1.93%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.93%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.76%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.58%) Social Media
11 8 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.23%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (1.05%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.88%) DTV
14 5 (0.88%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 569 (100.00%) Android
2 255 (44.82%) Apple iOS
3 51 (8.96%) Windows
4 35 (6.15%) Linux
5 11 (1.93%) Windows Phone
6 10 (1.76%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (1.58%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.70%) UNIX
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (34.80%) iOS Development
3 108 (18.98%) TDD
4 104 (18.28%) OO
5 77 (13.53%) Scrum
6 71 (12.48%) OOP
7 67 (11.78%) E-Commerce
8 53 (9.31%) MVC
9 50 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (7.91%) BDD
11 40 (7.03%) Unit Testing
12 30 (5.27%) Software Engineering
12 30 (5.27%) Mobile Application Development
12 30 (5.27%) Multithreading
13 28 (4.92%) OOD
14 21 (3.69%) Kanban
15 20 (3.51%) Automated Testing
15 20 (3.51%) Dependency Injection
16 19 (3.34%) Web Development
17 17 (2.99%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 278 (48.86%) Java
2 133 (23.37%) JavaScript
3 62 (10.90%) Objective-C
4 50 (8.79%) C#
5 38 (6.68%) C++
6 35 (6.15%) SQL
7 32 (5.62%) C
8 30 (5.27%) PHP
9 15 (2.64%) Python
9 15 (2.64%) Ruby
10 5 (0.88%) PHP5
11 4 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.70%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.53%) Perl
12 3 (0.53%) Lua
12 3 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.35%) Scala
13 2 (0.35%) GLSL
13 2 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 30 (5.27%) Degree
2 5 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.18%) ISEB
5 1 (0.18%) HNC
5 1 (0.18%) HND
5 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.18%) CBAP
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.27%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) IAG
1 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.35%) yum
2 1 (0.18%) SELinux
2 1 (0.18%) cPanel
Vendors
1 84 (14.76%) Google
2 20 (3.51%) Xamarin
3 17 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.76%) Sencha
5 8 (1.41%) Facebook
5 8 (1.41%) Apple
6 6 (1.05%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.05%) Oracle
7 5 (0.88%) Twitter
8 4 (0.70%) Zend
9 3 (0.53%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.53%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.53%) Kony
10 2 (0.35%) Perforce
10 2 (0.35%) Siebel
10 2 (0.35%) IBM
11 1 (0.18%) Motorola
11 1 (0.18%) Lotus
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe
11 1 (0.18%) Metastorm
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