The table below looks at the statistics for Android 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 172 139 147
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +8
Contract jobs citing Android 648 769 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.37% 1.63% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.44% 7.15% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 488 438
Average daily rate £368 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 42
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £15.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £40.90 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.08% -7.07%
Android
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10068 10753 10166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.34% 22.84% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6175 6265 5621
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 875 941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% +1.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in England

Android
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in England

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in England

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in England

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Android
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -58 314 £400 +1.58% 201
South East +33 134 £350 +5.26% 56
North West +25 73 £373 +6.42% 29
South West -1 39 £338 -3.57% 40
Yorkshire -24 34 £350 -0.70% 21
East Midlands -27 19 £285 -24.00% 15
East of England -4 16 £320 +45.45% 18
West Midlands -17 11 £310 -0.80% 27
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 828 (57.38%) Apple iOS
2 607 (42.07%) Android Development
3 544 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
4 497 (34.44%) Mobile App
5 432 (29.94%) Java
6 335 (23.22%) Windows
7 243 (16.84%) User Experience
8 228 (15.80%) JavaScript
9 215 (14.90%) iOS Development
10 212 (14.69%) HTML
11 201 (13.93%) TDD
12 195 (13.51%) Mobile Development
13 186 (12.89%) Scrum
14 185 (12.82%) Android SDK
15 171 (11.85%) CSS
16 170 (11.78%) Microsoft
17 155 (10.74%) JSON
18 151 (10.46%) Git (software)
19 140 (9.70%) REST
20 139 (9.63%) BDD
21 127 (8.80%) Windows 7
21 127 (8.80%) Active Directory
22 124 (8.59%) Blackberry
23 123 (8.52%) OO
24 120 (8.32%) Web Services
24 120 (8.32%) C#
25 117 (8.11%) Google
26 116 (8.04%) RESTful
27 113 (7.83%) QA
28 111 (7.69%) Continuous Integration

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 72 (4.99%) Node.js
2 43 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 34 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 28 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (1.87%) CMS
6 22 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.25%) Confluence
7 18 (1.25%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.76%) IIS
8 11 (0.76%) WordPress
9 10 (0.69%) Drupal
10 9 (0.62%) Apache
10 9 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.55%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.28%) IBM Domino
15 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (5.27%) MS Office
2 55 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.80%) Photoshop
4 20 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.21%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.14%) GIMP
8 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.069%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.069%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.55%) Faxination
3 4 (0.28%) Magento
4 3 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.069%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.15%) Office 365
3 25 (1.73%) GitHub
4 15 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.04%) SaaS
5 12 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.83%) Google Apps
5 12 (0.83%) PaaS
6 10 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 10 (0.69%) IaaS
7 8 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.55%) Route 53
8 5 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.35%) Heroku
9 4 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
2 48 (3.33%) VPN
3 44 (3.05%) Internet
4 43 (2.98%) TCP/IP
5 41 (2.84%) DNS
6 39 (2.70%) LAN
7 37 (2.56%) WAN
8 29 (2.01%) VoIP
9 28 (1.94%) Wireless
10 27 (1.87%) HTTP
11 24 (1.66%) Firewall
12 23 (1.59%) DHCP
13 14 (0.97%) Bluetooth
14 13 (0.90%) SAN
15 9 (0.62%) IP Telephony
15 9 (0.62%) NAS
16 8 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (0.55%) WebEx
17 7 (0.49%) BIG-IP
17 7 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.56%) SQLite
3 23 (1.59%) MySQL
4 20 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 13 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 12 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.62%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (0.55%) Big Data
10 6 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.28%) DB2
12 4 (0.28%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 151 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 86 (5.96%) Jenkins
3 77 (5.34%) Selenium
4 73 (5.06%) Android Studio
4 73 (5.06%) JIRA
5 67 (4.64%) Appium
6 56 (3.88%) Subversion
7 54 (3.74%) Cucumber
8 50 (3.47%) Eclipse
9 47 (3.26%) Gradle
10 39 (2.70%) Calabash
10 39 (2.70%) Xcode
11 28 (1.94%) WebDriver
12 24 (1.66%) Axure RP
13 21 (1.46%) JUnit
14 20 (1.39%) Visual Studio
15 19 (1.32%) Ant
15 19 (1.32%) NUnit
16 16 (1.11%) Maven
17 14 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 102 (7.07%) Finance
2 79 (5.47%) Banking
3 56 (3.88%) Retail
4 55 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.05%) Games
6 32 (2.22%) Marketing
7 28 (1.94%) Legal
8 22 (1.52%) Electronics
9 21 (1.46%) Law
10 20 (1.39%) Publishing
11 16 (1.11%) Advertising
12 13 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.49%) French Language
13 7 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.42%) Automotive
14 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.42%) Front Office
15 5 (0.35%) Back Office
16 4 (0.28%) Local Government
16 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 720 (49.90%) Developer
2 463 (32.09%) Android Developer
3 130 (9.01%) iOS Developer
4 121 (8.39%) Analyst
5 95 (6.58%) Mobile Developer
6 94 (6.51%) Applications Developer
7 92 (6.38%) iOS Android Developer
7 92 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 66 (4.57%) Designer
9 65 (4.50%) Senior Android Developer
10 62 (4.30%) Android Engineer
11 59 (4.09%) Architect
12 57 (3.95%) Tester
13 56 (3.88%) Java Developer
14 55 (3.81%) Support Engineer
15 49 (3.40%) Desktop Support
16 46 (3.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 45 (3.12%) UX Designer
18 42 (2.91%) QA Engineer
19 39 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (14.69%) HTML
2 185 (12.82%) Android SDK
3 171 (11.85%) CSS
4 155 (10.74%) JSON
5 140 (9.70%) REST
6 120 (8.32%) Web Services
7 116 (8.04%) RESTful
8 105 (7.28%) HTML5
9 99 (6.86%) .NET
10 85 (5.89%) XML
11 68 (4.71%) AngularJS
12 64 (4.44%) jQuery
13 53 (3.67%) iOS SDK
14 52 (3.60%) CSS3
15 43 (2.98%) SOAP
16 37 (2.56%) ASP.NET
17 34 (2.36%) PhoneGap
18 20 (1.39%) OpenGL
19 19 (1.32%) .NET Framework
20 18 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 497 (34.44%) Mobile App
2 243 (16.84%) User Experience
3 124 (8.59%) Blackberry
4 55 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 46 (3.19%) iPhone
6 43 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (2.08%) iPad
8 27 (1.87%) BYOD
9 22 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 20 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 20 (1.39%) Handset
11 17 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.18%) Social Media
12 16 (1.11%) Device Driver
12 16 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
12 16 (1.11%) Streaming Video
13 14 (0.97%) Digital Media
13 14 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
14 13 (0.90%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 828 (57.38%) Apple iOS
2 335 (23.22%) Windows
3 127 (8.80%) Windows 7
4 81 (5.61%) Linux
5 46 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 45 (3.12%) Windows 8
7 40 (2.77%) Windows Phone
8 35 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (2.29%) Mac OS X
9 33 (2.29%) Windows XP
10 24 (1.66%) Windows Mobile
11 23 (1.59%) Mac OS
12 22 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.90%) Unix
14 11 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.62%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
17 6 (0.42%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.35%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (42.07%) Android Development
2 544 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (14.90%) iOS Development
4 201 (13.93%) TDD
5 195 (13.51%) Mobile Development
6 186 (12.89%) Scrum
7 139 (9.63%) BDD
8 123 (8.52%) OO
9 111 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (6.44%) Software Engineering
11 90 (6.24%) E-Commerce
11 90 (6.24%) Mobile Application Development
12 71 (4.92%) Test Automation
13 67 (4.64%) OOP
14 64 (4.44%) Automated Testing
15 62 (4.30%) ITIL
15 62 (4.30%) Unit Testing
16 56 (3.88%) Project Management
17 55 (3.81%) Open Source
18 54 (3.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 432 (29.94%) Java
2 228 (15.80%) JavaScript
3 120 (8.32%) C#
4 104 (7.21%) SQL
5 103 (7.14%) C++
5 103 (7.14%) Objective-C
6 56 (3.88%) PHP
7 54 (3.74%) Python
8 48 (3.33%) Apple Swift
9 46 (3.19%) C
10 32 (2.22%) Ruby
11 18 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 11 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.49%) Scala
16 6 (0.42%) ActionScript
17 5 (0.35%) ES6
18 4 (0.28%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (5.75%) Degree
2 24 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.04%) ISEB
5 13 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.76%) MCSE
7 10 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.42%) HND
9 6 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.35%) CCNA
10 5 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.35%) MCITP
11 4 (0.28%) CISM
11 4 (0.28%) CISSP
11 4 (0.28%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.28%) MCSA
11 4 (0.28%) MCTS
12 3 (0.21%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (7.83%) QA
2 20 (1.39%) SLA
3 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.28%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.14%) SDET
6 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.069%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.069%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.069%) MISRA
System Software
1 127 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.97%) XenApp
4 7 (0.49%) Firmware
4 7 (0.49%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.35%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.35%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.21%) vSphere
8 2 (0.14%) Docker
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.14%) Samba
8 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.14%) XenServer
9 1 (0.069%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (2.15%) AirWatch
2 28 (1.94%) SCCM
3 15 (1.04%) Puppet
4 10 (0.69%) Windows Intune
5 9 (0.62%) Ansible
5 9 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.28%) WSUS
6 4 (0.28%) XenMobile
6 4 (0.28%) yum
7 3 (0.21%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.21%) Casper Suite
7 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.21%) SCOM
8 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.069%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 170 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 117 (8.11%) Google
3 102 (7.07%) Apple
4 64 (4.44%) Xamarin
5 54 (3.74%) Cisco
6 39 (2.70%) Adobe
7 38 (2.63%) Citrix
8 30 (2.08%) VMware
9 29 (2.01%) Oracle
10 28 (1.94%) HP
11 21 (1.46%) MobileIron
12 18 (1.25%) iManage
13 15 (1.04%) SAP
14 14 (0.97%) Bloomberg
15 10 (0.69%) Remedy
16 9 (0.62%) CheckPoint
16 9 (0.62%) EPiServer
16 9 (0.62%) IBM
16 9 (0.62%) Juniper
16 9 (0.62%) Reuters
London
Zion Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + doe
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Volt
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Great day rate on offer. Perm opportunities also.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Incisive
Rate: Unspecified £Neg
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 500 Per Day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
East Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 280 per day
Posted: 14 days ago