The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 133 106 163
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +57
Contract jobs citing Android 800 887 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.90% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.11% 8.48% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 604 366
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £334 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 44
Average hourly rate £16.18 £26.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.94% -32.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £42.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11255 10464 11293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.81% 22.45% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6487 5849 5673
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 960 979 1184
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Android
UK

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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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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 -12 536 £400 - 178
South East +41 114 £325 -7.80% 73
East of England -47 35 £388 +16.10% 34
Yorkshire +18 28 £350 - 22
South West -18 27 £325 +18.18% 22
North West -15 19 £350 +7.69% 46
West Midlands -23 19 £290 -17.14% 13
East Midlands -11 11 £338 -20.58% 12
North East -19 3 £220 -12.00% 7
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 962 (59.24%) Apple iOS
2 608 (37.44%) Android Development
3 540 (33.25%) Mobile App
4 476 (29.31%) Java
5 384 (23.65%) HTML
6 297 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
7 290 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 278 (17.12%) CSS
9 272 (16.75%) Windows
10 266 (16.38%) iOS Development
11 220 (13.55%) Web Services
12 216 (13.30%) HTML5
13 209 (12.87%) TDD
14 201 (12.38%) Scrum
15 197 (12.13%) Android SDK
16 191 (11.76%) JSON
17 185 (11.39%) iPhone
18 173 (10.65%) Objective-C
19 166 (10.22%) OO
20 162 (9.98%) XML
21 161 (9.91%) Blackberry
22 159 (9.79%) Finance
23 125 (7.70%) C#
24 124 (7.64%) Microsoft
25 123 (7.57%) .NET
26 122 (7.51%) E-Commerce
26 122 (7.51%) BDD
27 118 (7.27%) Git (software)
28 117 (7.20%) Google
29 115 (7.08%) Linux

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 36 (2.22%) CMS
2 31 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 31 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 27 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (1.29%) Node.js
4 21 (1.29%) IIS
5 18 (1.11%) WordPress
6 17 (1.05%) Apache
7 13 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (0.74%) Lync
9 10 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.49%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.37%) Drupal
14 5 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 98 (6.03%) Photoshop
2 92 (5.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 67 (4.13%) MS Office
4 32 (1.97%) InDesign
5 29 (1.79%) MS Excel
6 20 (1.23%) Adobe After Effects
7 15 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (0.62%) Fireworks
9 9 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.37%) MS Project
11 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.31%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.062%) Blender
12 1 (0.062%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.062%) Mudbox
12 1 (0.062%) Maya
12 1 (0.062%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 14 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.062%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.55%) Office 365
5 8 (0.49%) SaaS
6 7 (0.43%) PaaS
7 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.25%) IaaS
9 3 (0.18%) GitHub
10 2 (0.12%) Trello
11 1 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.062%) Route 53
11 1 (0.062%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.062%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.062%) Force.com
11 1 (0.062%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.59%) Internet
2 40 (2.46%) HTTP
3 32 (1.97%) VPN
4 28 (1.72%) Wireless
5 21 (1.29%) Bluetooth
6 20 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.23%) NFC
7 19 (1.17%) VoIP
8 18 (1.11%) Firewall
9 16 (0.99%) DNS
10 15 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (0.86%) LAN
12 11 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (0.68%) Wireshark
13 9 (0.55%) RTSP
13 9 (0.55%) WAN
14 8 (0.49%) IP Telephony
15 7 (0.43%) HTTPS
15 7 (0.43%) SSL
16 6 (0.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (4.74%) MySQL
2 55 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 37 (2.28%) SQLite
4 24 (1.48%) Big Data
5 20 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 19 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.11%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.43%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.37%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 118 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 84 (5.17%) Subversion
3 82 (5.05%) Cucumber
4 80 (4.93%) Xcode
5 74 (4.56%) Calabash
6 67 (4.13%) JIRA
6 67 (4.13%) Selenium
7 59 (3.63%) Eclipse
8 48 (2.96%) Axure RP
9 45 (2.77%) Jenkins
10 42 (2.59%) PhoneGap
11 36 (2.22%) Robotium
11 36 (2.22%) WebDriver
12 31 (1.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 25 (1.54%) Hudson
14 22 (1.35%) Maven
15 20 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (1.11%) Visual Studio
17 17 (1.05%) eggPlant
18 16 (0.99%) JUnit
General
1 159 (9.79%) Finance
2 88 (5.42%) Retail
3 62 (3.82%) Banking
4 59 (3.63%) Games
5 55 (3.39%) Marketing
6 43 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.79%) Advertising
8 26 (1.60%) Publishing
8 26 (1.60%) Electronics
9 19 (1.17%) Legal
10 17 (1.05%) Automotive
11 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.43%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.43%) French Language
12 5 (0.31%) German Language
12 5 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Back Office
14 3 (0.18%) Law
14 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 809 (49.82%) Developer
2 405 (24.94%) Android Developer
3 146 (8.99%) Designer
4 129 (7.94%) Analyst
5 124 (7.64%) Mobile Developer
6 121 (7.45%) Architect
7 105 (6.47%) iOS Developer
8 78 (4.80%) Tester
9 67 (4.13%) Senior Developer
10 51 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
11 50 (3.08%) Web Developer
11 50 (3.08%) Mobile Tester
12 48 (2.96%) User Experience Designer
12 48 (2.96%) Test Analyst
13 47 (2.89%) PHP Developer
14 41 (2.52%) Software Engineer
15 40 (2.46%) Project Manager
16 39 (2.40%) Applications Developer
16 39 (2.40%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 36 (2.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (23.65%) HTML
2 278 (17.12%) CSS
3 220 (13.55%) Web Services
4 216 (13.30%) HTML5
5 197 (12.13%) Android SDK
6 191 (11.76%) JSON
7 162 (9.98%) XML
8 123 (7.57%) .NET
9 105 (6.47%) REST
10 96 (5.91%) jQuery
10 96 (5.91%) RESTful
11 93 (5.73%) CSS3
12 80 (4.93%) SOAP
13 65 (4.00%) Flash
14 61 (3.76%) iOS SDK
15 58 (3.57%) Ajax
16 48 (2.96%) AngularJS
17 38 (2.34%) ASP.NET
18 31 (1.91%) Backbone.js
19 30 (1.85%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 540 (33.25%) Mobile App
2 185 (11.39%) iPhone
3 161 (9.91%) Blackberry
4 95 (5.85%) iPad
5 69 (4.25%) Computer Science
6 58 (3.57%) Open Source
7 50 (3.08%) Social Media
8 41 (2.52%) Smartphone
9 37 (2.28%) Video on Demand
10 33 (2.03%) Digital Media
11 32 (1.97%) Handset
12 31 (1.91%) Animation
13 26 (1.60%) Client/Server
14 25 (1.54%) Cryptography
15 23 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
16 21 (1.29%) IPTV
16 21 (1.29%) Management Information System
17 20 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
18 19 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
19 18 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 962 (59.24%) Apple iOS
2 272 (16.75%) Windows
3 115 (7.08%) Linux
4 65 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 59 (3.63%) Windows Mobile
6 57 (3.51%) Windows Phone
7 40 (2.46%) Windows XP
8 29 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 24 (1.48%) UNIX
10 21 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (1.11%) Windows Vista
12 13 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.74%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.62%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
16 5 (0.31%) BlackBerry OS
16 5 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.25%) Windows CE
17 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (37.44%) Android Development
2 297 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (16.38%) iOS Development
4 209 (12.87%) TDD
5 201 (12.38%) Scrum
6 166 (10.22%) OO
7 122 (7.51%) E-Commerce
7 122 (7.51%) BDD
8 115 (7.08%) Software Engineering
9 99 (6.10%) OOP
10 96 (5.91%) MVC
11 78 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (3.69%) Test Automation
13 59 (3.63%) Unit Testing
14 58 (3.57%) Project Management
15 57 (3.51%) Web Development
16 55 (3.39%) Analytics
17 52 (3.20%) Test Scripting
18 51 (3.14%) Mobile Application Development
19 50 (3.08%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 476 (29.31%) Java
2 290 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 173 (10.65%) Objective-C
4 125 (7.70%) C#
5 100 (6.16%) PHP
6 89 (5.48%) C++
7 81 (4.99%) Ruby
8 80 (4.93%) SQL
9 73 (4.50%) C
10 45 (2.77%) Python
11 32 (1.97%) PHP5
12 24 (1.48%) Groovy
13 16 (0.99%) Perl
14 10 (0.62%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.49%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.49%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.43%) ActionScript
17 6 (0.37%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.31%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 102 (6.28%) Degree
2 41 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.60%) SC Cleared
3 26 (1.60%) ISEB
4 15 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 12 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.37%) MCSE
7 6 (0.37%) MCSA
7 6 (0.37%) PhD
7 6 (0.37%) MCP
8 5 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.25%) CCNA
9 4 (0.25%) MCITP
9 4 (0.25%) MCDST
10 3 (0.18%) MCTS
10 3 (0.18%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.18%) ACSA
10 3 (0.18%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (6.83%) QA
2 16 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.55%) SLA
5 4 (0.25%) JTAG
6 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 93 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.25%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.18%) Xen
6 2 (0.12%) vSphere
6 2 (0.12%) XenApp
6 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.062%) Nmap
7 1 (0.062%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.062%) XenServer
7 1 (0.062%) Varnish
7 1 (0.062%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 13 (0.80%) Puppet
2 11 (0.68%) Nagios
3 8 (0.49%) SCCM
4 7 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (0.43%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.25%) XenMobile
7 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.12%) WSUS
9 2 (0.12%) Ansible
10 1 (0.062%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.062%) Nessus
10 1 (0.062%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.062%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.062%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 124 (7.64%) Microsoft
2 117 (7.20%) Google
3 84 (5.17%) Adobe
4 74 (4.56%) Apple
5 38 (2.34%) Cisco
6 33 (2.03%) Citrix
7 32 (1.97%) Xamarin
8 31 (1.91%) Oracle
9 27 (1.66%) Appcelerator
10 24 (1.48%) MobileIron
11 23 (1.42%) Facebook
12 22 (1.35%) TIBCO
13 21 (1.29%) HP
13 21 (1.29%) Sencha
14 19 (1.17%) VMware
15 16 (0.99%) Remedy
16 14 (0.86%) IBM
16 14 (0.86%) Twitter
16 14 (0.86%) Sitecore
17 10 (0.62%) Symantec
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Steria
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago