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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 134 123 178
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +55
Contract jobs citing Android 824 719 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.64% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 7.67% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 460 344
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 35 46
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £19.70 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £42.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.56% -0.67%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11258 9370 11200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.98% 21.43% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6399 5099 5855
Average daily rate £350 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 965 1086
Average hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.15 £37.50 £39.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +4 522 £400 +3.89% 125
South East +24 131 £328 -0.75% 40
East of England -27 49 £300 -29.41% 18
North West -47 30 £350 +6.06% 23
West Midlands -6 28 £330 +5.17% 7
Yorkshire -7 25 £325 -3.70% 18
South West -43 18 £481 +88.72% 7
East Midlands -9 13 £260 -25.71% 3
North East -22 4 £363 +3.57% 3
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 868 (57.03%) Apple iOS
2 604 (39.68%) Android Development
3 539 (35.41%) Mobile App
4 480 (31.54%) Java
5 382 (25.10%) HTML
6 317 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 286 (18.79%) CSS
8 278 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
9 252 (16.56%) Windows
10 251 (16.49%) HTML5
11 236 (15.51%) iOS Development
12 198 (13.01%) Scrum
13 192 (12.61%) iPhone
14 172 (11.30%) Web Services
15 170 (11.17%) JSON
16 169 (11.10%) Android SDK
17 168 (11.04%) TDD
18 161 (10.58%) OO
19 157 (10.32%) XML
19 157 (10.32%) Objective-C
20 138 (9.07%) Google
20 138 (9.07%) .NET
21 137 (9.00%) Blackberry
21 137 (9.00%) jQuery
22 133 (8.74%) C++
23 132 (8.67%) Finance
24 130 (8.54%) Git (software)
25 123 (8.08%) Software Engineering
26 118 (7.75%) C#
27 112 (7.36%) iPad

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 35 (2.30%) Node.js
2 29 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 26 (1.71%) CMS
3 26 (1.71%) Apache
4 23 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (1.38%) WordPress
6 20 (1.31%) IIS
7 17 (1.12%) nginx
8 10 (0.66%) Lync
9 9 (0.59%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.46%) Drupal
11 7 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.26%) Magnolia
14 4 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 74 (4.86%) Photoshop
2 57 (3.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (2.69%) MS Office
4 20 (1.31%) MS Excel
5 14 (0.92%) InDesign
6 12 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
6 12 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.39%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.26%) MS Project
10 3 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.066%) Maya
11 1 (0.066%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.066%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.92%) GitHub
3 13 (0.85%) SaaS
4 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.72%) Google App Engine
6 9 (0.59%) PaaS
7 8 (0.53%) IaaS
8 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.39%) Office 365
9 6 (0.39%) Heroku
10 5 (0.33%) Trello
11 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.066%) Route 53
12 1 (0.066%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.63%) HTTP
2 39 (2.56%) Internet
3 28 (1.84%) VPN
4 27 (1.77%) Wireless
5 25 (1.64%) Firewall
6 23 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (1.38%) TCP/IP
8 19 (1.25%) DNS
9 18 (1.18%) LAN
10 17 (1.12%) VoIP
11 14 (0.92%) NFC
12 11 (0.72%) Wireshark
13 10 (0.66%) WAN
14 9 (0.59%) AMQP
14 9 (0.59%) IP Telephony
14 9 (0.59%) Bluetooth
15 8 (0.53%) 3G
15 8 (0.53%) DHCP
16 7 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (3.88%) MySQL
2 46 (3.02%) SQL Server
3 36 (2.37%) SQLite
4 18 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 17 (1.12%) Big Data
6 16 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 14 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.46%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.26%) EDRMS
15 3 (0.20%) DB2
16 2 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 130 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 86 (5.65%) Xcode
2 86 (5.65%) Selenium
3 63 (4.14%) Subversion
4 62 (4.07%) Cucumber
5 53 (3.48%) PhoneGap
6 52 (3.42%) Calabash
7 44 (2.89%) Eclipse
8 41 (2.69%) Axure RP
8 41 (2.69%) JIRA
9 40 (2.63%) WebDriver
10 33 (2.17%) Jenkins
11 32 (2.10%) Robotium
12 31 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 26 (1.71%) Maven
14 23 (1.51%) Hudson
15 20 (1.31%) SoapUI
16 18 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (1.12%) Mercurial
17 17 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (8.67%) Finance
2 84 (5.52%) Retail
3 81 (5.32%) Games
4 69 (4.53%) Banking
5 35 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.17%) Marketing
7 29 (1.91%) Automotive
8 27 (1.77%) Electronics
9 17 (1.12%) Publishing
10 16 (1.05%) Advertising
11 13 (0.85%) Legal
12 10 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.53%) Billing
14 8 (0.53%) Back Office
15 6 (0.39%) German Language
16 5 (0.33%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.26%) Law
18 3 (0.20%) International Banking
18 3 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 786 (51.64%) Developer
2 404 (26.54%) Android Developer
3 130 (8.54%) Architect
4 120 (7.88%) Mobile Developer
5 117 (7.69%) Designer
6 113 (7.42%) Analyst
7 80 (5.26%) iOS Developer
8 63 (4.14%) Tester
9 59 (3.88%) Web Developer
10 56 (3.68%) Senior Developer
11 51 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
12 48 (3.15%) Test Analyst
13 46 (3.02%) User Experience Designer
14 43 (2.83%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 39 (2.56%) Software Engineer
16 35 (2.30%) Front-End Developer
16 35 (2.30%) Mobile Tester
17 34 (2.23%) Applications Developer
17 34 (2.23%) Project Manager
18 32 (2.10%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (25.10%) HTML
2 286 (18.79%) CSS
3 251 (16.49%) HTML5
4 172 (11.30%) Web Services
5 170 (11.17%) JSON
6 169 (11.10%) Android SDK
7 157 (10.32%) XML
8 138 (9.07%) .NET
9 137 (9.00%) jQuery
10 109 (7.16%) CSS3
11 108 (7.10%) REST
12 76 (4.99%) SOAP
13 74 (4.86%) RESTful
14 70 (4.60%) iOS SDK
15 64 (4.20%) Ajax
16 54 (3.55%) ASP.NET
17 47 (3.09%) OpenGL
18 44 (2.89%) AngularJS
19 41 (2.69%) Flash
20 39 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 539 (35.41%) Mobile App
2 192 (12.61%) iPhone
3 137 (9.00%) Blackberry
4 112 (7.36%) iPad
5 73 (4.80%) Computer Science
6 59 (3.88%) Open Source
7 38 (2.50%) Social Media
8 31 (2.04%) Video on Demand
9 29 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
11 25 (1.64%) Digital Media
11 25 (1.64%) Smartphone
12 24 (1.58%) Handset
12 24 (1.58%) Social Network
13 23 (1.51%) Animation
13 23 (1.51%) IPTV
14 20 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
15 18 (1.18%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.18%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 868 (57.03%) Apple iOS
2 252 (16.56%) Windows
3 108 (7.10%) Linux
4 70 (4.60%) Windows Phone
5 51 (3.35%) Windows Mobile
6 47 (3.09%) Windows 7
7 29 (1.91%) Windows XP
8 23 (1.51%) UNIX
9 22 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.92%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
15 9 (0.59%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
16 7 (0.46%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.39%) bada
17 6 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (39.68%) Android Development
2 278 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (15.51%) iOS Development
4 198 (13.01%) Scrum
5 168 (11.04%) TDD
6 161 (10.58%) OO
7 123 (8.08%) Software Engineering
8 108 (7.10%) E-Commerce
9 106 (6.96%) OOP
10 89 (5.85%) BDD
11 87 (5.72%) MVC
12 60 (3.94%) Web Development
13 59 (3.88%) Test Automation
13 59 (3.88%) Mobile Application Development
14 52 (3.42%) Multithreading
14 52 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (3.35%) Analytics
16 50 (3.29%) Unit Testing
17 44 (2.89%) Responsive Web Design
18 42 (2.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 480 (31.54%) Java
2 317 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 157 (10.32%) Objective-C
4 133 (8.74%) C++
5 118 (7.75%) C#
6 102 (6.70%) C
7 90 (5.91%) PHP
8 81 (5.32%) Ruby
9 66 (4.34%) Python
10 63 (4.14%) SQL
11 20 (1.31%) PHP5
12 15 (0.99%) GLSL
13 12 (0.79%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.72%) Perl
15 10 (0.66%) Embedded C
16 9 (0.59%) HLSL
16 9 (0.59%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.59%) ActionScript
16 9 (0.59%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 98 (6.44%) Degree
2 47 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.64%) ISEB
5 11 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.66%) PhD
7 8 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.46%) CCNP
8 7 (0.46%) CCNA
9 6 (0.39%) MCSE
10 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.26%) MCITP
11 3 (0.20%) ACSP
11 3 (0.20%) MCTS
11 3 (0.20%) MCDST
11 3 (0.20%) ACSA
11 3 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.98%) QA
2 10 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.53%) SLA
4 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.066%) JTAG
5 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.26%) vSphere
5 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.20%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.20%) UAG
5 3 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.066%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.066%) Openswan
6 1 (0.066%) XenServer
6 1 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.066%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (0.85%) Nagios
2 11 (0.72%) SCCM
3 10 (0.66%) Puppet
4 9 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.33%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.13%) Ansible
8 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.066%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.066%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.066%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.066%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.066%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.066%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.066%) WSUS
9 1 (0.066%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 138 (9.07%) Google
2 105 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 83 (5.45%) Apple
4 60 (3.94%) Adobe
5 42 (2.76%) Facebook
6 31 (2.04%) Cisco
7 29 (1.91%) Appcelerator
8 28 (1.84%) HP
9 26 (1.71%) Twitter
10 23 (1.51%) VMware
10 23 (1.51%) Citrix
10 23 (1.51%) Oracle
11 21 (1.38%) Sencha
12 20 (1.31%) Xamarin
13 18 (1.18%) TIBCO
14 17 (1.12%) Symbian
15 14 (0.92%) McAfee
15 14 (0.92%) IBM
16 13 (0.85%) Sitecore
17 10 (0.66%) Remedy
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Experis IT
Rate: £450 - £520 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £17 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Rate: £250 - £279 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago