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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 142 112 142
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Contract jobs citing Android 756 859 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.47% 1.81% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.45% 7.86% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 567 438
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £282 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.04 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-62.22% -6.25%
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
11720 10932 10372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.86% 23.10% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7065 6258 5557
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1030 998 1068
Average hourly rate £15.61 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -36 424 £375 -6.25% 153
South East +1 106 £325 - 61
North West +21 73 £345 +2.22% 59
South West -5 41 £350 +14.75% 36
Yorkshire +4 38 £300 -8.04% 26
East Midlands +16 33 £325 +10.63% 12
East of England -30 24 £275 -21.98% 28
West Midlands -27 9 £315 +7.69% 14
North East -29 4 £156 -47.91% 5
South Coast - - - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 940 (61.24%) Apple iOS
2 597 (38.89%) Android Development
3 516 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
4 461 (30.03%) Mobile App
5 428 (27.88%) Java
6 345 (22.48%) Windows
7 338 (22.02%) HTML
8 298 (19.41%) JavaScript
9 287 (18.70%) iOS Development
10 256 (16.68%) CSS
11 234 (15.24%) Web Services
12 222 (14.46%) User Experience
13 207 (13.49%) HTML5
14 188 (12.25%) JSON
15 182 (11.86%) TDD
16 176 (11.47%) Scrum
17 175 (11.40%) XML
18 166 (10.81%) OO
19 161 (10.49%) Android SDK
20 153 (9.97%) Objective-C
21 150 (9.77%) Microsoft
22 147 (9.58%) Git (software)
23 146 (9.51%) Blackberry
24 144 (9.38%) Finance
25 135 (8.79%) RESTful
26 130 (8.47%) iPhone
26 130 (8.47%) E-Commerce
27 129 (8.40%) Linux
28 127 (8.27%) C#
29 121 (7.88%) .NET

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 43 (2.80%) CMS
2 42 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 30 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (1.37%) Lync
5 18 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.11%) Node.js
7 15 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (0.59%) IIS
12 8 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.46%) Apache
13 7 (0.46%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.46%) Drupal
13 7 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.46%) uiautomator
14 6 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 110 (7.17%) MS Office
2 84 (5.47%) Photoshop
3 69 (4.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 55 (3.58%) MS Excel
5 15 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.78%) Acrobat
7 11 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.59%) Doxygen
9 8 (0.52%) InDesign
10 7 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
12 5 (0.33%) Maya
12 5 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.20%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.13%) MS Project
15 1 (0.065%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.065%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.065%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.065%) Blender
15 1 (0.065%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.20%) Magento
4 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.065%) Maximo
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.11%) Google Apps
2 14 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (0.85%) Office 365
4 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.46%) PaaS
5 6 (0.39%) Heroku
6 4 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.26%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.13%) IaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.13%) SaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.065%) GitHub
8 1 (0.065%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.32%) HTTP
2 42 (2.74%) Internet
3 37 (2.41%) VPN
4 33 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 32 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (1.17%) LAN
6 18 (1.17%) WAN
7 17 (1.11%) VoIP
8 16 (1.04%) Network Security
9 15 (0.98%) NFC
10 14 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (0.91%) SSL
11 13 (0.85%) DNS
11 13 (0.85%) RTSP
11 13 (0.85%) Wireless
11 13 (0.85%) Firewall
12 12 (0.78%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.65%) SAN
13 10 (0.65%) 3G
14 9 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (5.67%) MySQL
2 49 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 43 (2.80%) SQLite
4 30 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 21 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 15 (0.98%) Hazelcast
8 8 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.46%) Big Data
10 6 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.33%) RavenDB
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.26%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 147 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 85 (5.54%) Xcode
3 73 (4.76%) Subversion
4 71 (4.63%) Calabash
5 70 (4.56%) JIRA
6 54 (3.52%) Cucumber
7 53 (3.45%) Selenium
8 52 (3.39%) Eclipse
9 42 (2.74%) Appium
10 39 (2.54%) Axure RP
11 35 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (2.21%) Jenkins
12 34 (2.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 24 (1.56%) WebDriver
13 24 (1.56%) Maven
14 23 (1.50%) Robolectric
15 20 (1.30%) Visual Studio
16 19 (1.24%) Android Studio
17 16 (1.04%) Robotium
18 15 (0.98%) JUnit
General
1 144 (9.38%) Finance
2 99 (6.45%) Retail
3 70 (4.56%) Banking
4 69 (4.50%) Marketing
5 49 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.93%) Games
7 40 (2.61%) Publishing
8 32 (2.08%) Advertising
9 17 (1.11%) Electronics
10 12 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.59%) Automotive
12 9 (0.59%) Legal
13 8 (0.52%) French Language
14 6 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.39%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.33%) Back Office
16 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 818 (53.29%) Developer
2 406 (26.45%) Android Developer
3 142 (9.25%) Analyst
4 139 (9.06%) Mobile Developer
5 127 (8.27%) iOS Developer
6 104 (6.78%) Designer
7 77 (5.02%) Tester
8 68 (4.43%) Architect
9 62 (4.04%) Senior Developer
10 54 (3.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 53 (3.45%) Test Analyst
12 49 (3.19%) Java Developer
13 47 (3.06%) UI Designer
14 46 (3.00%) Project Manager
15 45 (2.93%) Applications Developer
16 43 (2.80%) Mobile Tester
17 38 (2.48%) Software Engineer
17 38 (2.48%) Support Engineer
18 37 (2.41%) Service Analyst
19 36 (2.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (22.02%) HTML
2 256 (16.68%) CSS
3 234 (15.24%) Web Services
4 207 (13.49%) HTML5
5 188 (12.25%) JSON
6 175 (11.40%) XML
7 161 (10.49%) Android SDK
8 135 (8.79%) RESTful
9 121 (7.88%) .NET
10 110 (7.17%) CSS3
11 106 (6.91%) REST
12 89 (5.80%) jQuery
13 70 (4.56%) iOS SDK
14 60 (3.91%) PhoneGap
15 56 (3.65%) AngularJS
16 49 (3.19%) SOAP
17 45 (2.93%) Ajax
18 43 (2.80%) Apache Cordova
19 39 (2.54%) ASP.NET
20 34 (2.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 461 (30.03%) Mobile App
2 222 (14.46%) User Experience
3 146 (9.51%) Blackberry
4 130 (8.47%) iPhone
5 89 (5.80%) iPad
6 67 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (3.65%) Computer Science
8 40 (2.61%) Smartphone
9 37 (2.41%) Open Source
10 32 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
11 30 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.89%) Social Media
13 26 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
14 24 (1.56%) PKI
14 24 (1.56%) Client/Server
15 20 (1.30%) Digital Media
16 19 (1.24%) Video on Demand
17 18 (1.17%) Animation
18 17 (1.11%) CESG
18 17 (1.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 940 (61.24%) Apple iOS
2 345 (22.48%) Windows
3 129 (8.40%) Linux
4 81 (5.28%) Windows Phone
5 80 (5.21%) Windows 7
6 44 (2.87%) Windows Mobile
7 39 (2.54%) Mac OS X
8 37 (2.41%) Windows XP
9 27 (1.76%) UNIX
10 26 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (1.56%) Windows 8
12 23 (1.50%) Mac OS
12 23 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (1.17%) Windows Vista
15 16 (1.04%) Windows Phone 8
16 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.39%) webOS
18 5 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
19 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (38.89%) Android Development
2 516 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
3 287 (18.70%) iOS Development
4 182 (11.86%) TDD
5 176 (11.47%) Scrum
6 166 (10.81%) OO
7 130 (8.47%) E-Commerce
8 99 (6.45%) MVC
9 91 (5.93%) Software Engineering
10 90 (5.86%) BDD
11 87 (5.67%) OOP
12 73 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (4.23%) ITIL
14 56 (3.65%) Test Scripting
15 54 (3.52%) Mobile Application Development
16 49 (3.19%) Unit Testing
16 49 (3.19%) Multithreading
16 49 (3.19%) Responsive Web Design
17 45 (2.93%) Project Management
17 45 (2.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 428 (27.88%) Java
2 298 (19.41%) JavaScript
3 153 (9.97%) Objective-C
4 127 (8.27%) C#
5 107 (6.97%) SQL
6 69 (4.50%) C++
7 64 (4.17%) PHP
8 57 (3.71%) Ruby
9 56 (3.65%) C
10 52 (3.39%) Python
11 19 (1.24%) XPath
12 18 (1.17%) Groovy
13 12 (0.78%) Perl
14 11 (0.72%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.72%) PHP5
15 8 (0.52%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.39%) Scala
16 6 (0.39%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.33%) VC++
18 4 (0.26%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 90 (5.86%) Degree
2 34 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.69%) ISEB
4 23 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.72%) MCSE
7 11 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.59%) MCSA
9 8 (0.52%) MCDST
10 7 (0.46%) CCNA
10 7 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.33%) MCP
12 5 (0.33%) MCITP
13 4 (0.26%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.26%) MCTS
13 4 (0.26%) ACSP
13 4 (0.26%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.04%) QA
2 11 (0.72%) SLA
3 7 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.13%) JTAG
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 1 (0.065%) PAS 55
System Software
1 90 (5.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.91%) Firmware
3 11 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.33%) VMware Server
6 5 (0.33%) XenApp
7 3 (0.20%) Xen
7 3 (0.20%) XenServer
8 2 (0.13%) Kerio MailServer
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.065%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.065%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.065%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.065%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (1.04%) SCCM
2 13 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (0.33%) Puppet
6 4 (0.26%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.20%) SCOM
8 2 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.13%) Nagios
8 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.065%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.065%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.065%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 150 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 111 (7.23%) Google
3 68 (4.43%) Apple
4 54 (3.52%) Xamarin
5 50 (3.26%) Adobe
6 34 (2.21%) Citrix
7 33 (2.15%) Cisco
7 33 (2.15%) Oracle
8 31 (2.02%) Red Hat
9 30 (1.95%) Appcelerator
10 28 (1.82%) VMware
11 23 (1.50%) HP
11 23 (1.50%) Sencha
12 17 (1.11%) Symantec
12 17 (1.11%) MobileIron
13 13 (0.85%) Remedy
13 13 (0.85%) SAP
13 13 (0.85%) IronPort
13 13 (0.85%) Facebook
14 10 (0.65%) Sophos
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