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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 146 101 148
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +47
Contract jobs citing Android 786 957 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.54% 1.99% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.76% 8.75% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 665 452
Average daily rate
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£371 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 56
Average hourly rate £15.43 £18.73 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -52.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.75 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.25 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -66.00%
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
11632 10933 11330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.73% 22.72% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6726 6223 5908
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 967 1129
Average hourly rate £15.73 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -21 517 £400 -0.12% 176
South East +25 116 £325 -7.14% 58
Yorkshire +13 29 £301 -8.78% 29
South West -24 28 £323 +7.50% 30
East of England -26 27 £385 +28.33% 31
North West -37 22 £350 +7.69% 39
West Midlands -31 19 £308 -6.81% 10
East Midlands +1 14 £300 - 10
North East -19 5 £204 -18.50% 5
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 938 (59.63%) Apple iOS
2 582 (37.00%) Android Development
3 495 (31.47%) Mobile App
4 460 (29.24%) Java
5 372 (23.65%) HTML
6 282 (17.93%) JavaScript
7 277 (17.61%) Windows
8 274 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
9 271 (17.23%) CSS
10 255 (16.21%) iOS Development
11 210 (13.35%) Web Services
11 210 (13.35%) TDD
12 204 (12.97%) HTML5
13 188 (11.95%) JSON
14 186 (11.82%) Scrum
15 183 (11.63%) Android SDK
16 170 (10.81%) iPhone
17 167 (10.62%) XML
18 166 (10.55%) Objective-C
19 163 (10.36%) OO
20 159 (10.11%) Blackberry
21 145 (9.22%) Finance
22 132 (8.39%) E-Commerce
23 128 (8.14%) Git (software)
24 122 (7.76%) BDD
25 120 (7.63%) QA
26 116 (7.37%) Microsoft
27 113 (7.18%) Linux
28 110 (6.99%) C#
29 108 (6.87%) Google

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (2.42%) CMS
2 33 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 26 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (1.08%) Lync
6 16 (1.02%) Node.js
6 16 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (1.02%) IIS
7 13 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 12 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.57%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.45%) Drupal
11 7 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (0.45%) WordPress
12 6 (0.38%) Apache
13 5 (0.32%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 98 (6.23%) Photoshop
2 90 (5.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 75 (4.77%) MS Office
4 33 (2.10%) MS Excel
5 30 (1.91%) InDesign
6 19 (1.21%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (0.64%) Fireworks
8 9 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.45%) Doxygen
9 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.38%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.25%) MS Project
12 2 (0.13%) Maya
13 1 (0.064%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.064%) Blender
13 1 (0.064%) ZBrush
13 1 (0.064%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 15 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Magento
4 2 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.70%) Office 365
4 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.51%) SaaS
5 7 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.38%) PaaS
7 4 (0.25%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.25%) IaaS
8 2 (0.13%) GitHub
9 1 (0.064%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.064%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.064%) Route 53
9 1 (0.064%) Heroku
9 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.064%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.05%) HTTP
1 48 (3.05%) Internet
2 33 (2.10%) VPN
3 22 (1.40%) VoIP
4 21 (1.34%) Wireless
5 19 (1.21%) NFC
6 18 (1.14%) Bluetooth
7 16 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.89%) LAN
9 13 (0.83%) Firewall
9 13 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (0.64%) RTSP
11 10 (0.64%) DNS
12 9 (0.57%) WAN
12 9 (0.57%) Wireshark
13 8 (0.51%) Network Security
13 8 (0.51%) HTTPS
13 8 (0.51%) 3G
14 7 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (4.96%) MySQL
2 48 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 30 (1.91%) SQLite
4 22 (1.40%) Big Data
5 20 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 19 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.38%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.38%) Hazelcast
10 5 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.32%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 128 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 90 (5.72%) Subversion
3 85 (5.40%) Xcode
4 77 (4.90%) Cucumber
5 76 (4.83%) Calabash
6 71 (4.51%) JIRA
7 66 (4.20%) Selenium
8 56 (3.56%) Eclipse
9 41 (2.61%) Jenkins
10 40 (2.54%) Axure RP
11 39 (2.48%) WebDriver
12 33 (2.10%) Robotium
13 22 (1.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 22 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (1.27%) Maven
14 20 (1.27%) Hudson
15 16 (1.02%) Visual Studio
16 15 (0.95%) JUnit
17 14 (0.89%) Gradle
18 13 (0.83%) eggPlant
General
1 145 (9.22%) Finance
2 88 (5.59%) Retail
3 63 (4.01%) Marketing
4 53 (3.37%) Banking
5 51 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.92%) Games
7 36 (2.29%) Publishing
8 27 (1.72%) Advertising
9 21 (1.34%) Electronics
10 18 (1.14%) Legal
11 9 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.51%) French Language
13 6 (0.38%) German Language
14 5 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.32%) Automotive
15 4 (0.25%) Back Office
15 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 799 (50.79%) Developer
2 401 (25.49%) Android Developer
3 139 (8.84%) Analyst
4 124 (7.88%) Mobile Developer
5 123 (7.82%) Designer
6 111 (7.06%) iOS Developer
7 107 (6.80%) Architect
8 81 (5.15%) Tester
9 66 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 56 (3.56%) Test Analyst
11 52 (3.31%) Mobile Tester
12 51 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
13 47 (2.99%) PHP Developer
14 44 (2.80%) Java Developer
15 43 (2.73%) Project Manager
16 42 (2.67%) Software Engineer
17 41 (2.61%) Web Developer
17 41 (2.61%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 37 (2.35%) Applications Developer
19 33 (2.10%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (23.65%) HTML
2 271 (17.23%) CSS
3 210 (13.35%) Web Services
4 204 (12.97%) HTML5
5 188 (11.95%) JSON
6 183 (11.63%) Android SDK
7 167 (10.62%) XML
8 106 (6.74%) .NET
9 105 (6.68%) RESTful
10 100 (6.36%) REST
11 84 (5.34%) jQuery
12 77 (4.90%) CSS3
13 72 (4.58%) SOAP
14 61 (3.88%) iOS SDK
15 60 (3.81%) Flash
16 46 (2.92%) AngularJS
17 45 (2.86%) PhoneGap
17 45 (2.86%) Ajax
18 38 (2.42%) ASP.NET
19 29 (1.84%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 495 (31.47%) Mobile App
2 170 (10.81%) iPhone
3 159 (10.11%) Blackberry
4 97 (6.17%) iPad
5 75 (4.77%) Computer Science
6 53 (3.37%) Open Source
7 44 (2.80%) Social Media
8 40 (2.54%) Smartphone
9 34 (2.16%) Handset
10 32 (2.03%) Animation
11 30 (1.91%) Video on Demand
11 30 (1.91%) Digital Media
12 21 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 19 (1.21%) Management Information System
13 19 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
14 18 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
15 17 (1.08%) Streaming Video
16 15 (0.95%) Cryptography
16 15 (0.95%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 938 (59.63%) Apple iOS
2 277 (17.61%) Windows
3 113 (7.18%) Linux
4 68 (4.32%) Windows 7
5 65 (4.13%) Windows Phone
6 57 (3.62%) Windows Mobile
7 38 (2.42%) Windows XP
8 24 (1.53%) UNIX
9 23 (1.46%) Windows Vista
9 23 (1.46%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 18 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.76%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
14 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (0.32%) webOS
16 4 (0.25%) BlackBerry OS
16 4 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (37.00%) Android Development
2 274 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (16.21%) iOS Development
4 210 (13.35%) TDD
5 186 (11.82%) Scrum
6 163 (10.36%) OO
7 132 (8.39%) E-Commerce
8 122 (7.76%) BDD
9 107 (6.80%) Software Engineering
10 105 (6.68%) MVC
11 97 (6.17%) OOP
12 84 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (4.26%) Test Scripting
14 61 (3.88%) Project Management
15 60 (3.81%) Web Development
16 55 (3.50%) Test Automation
17 54 (3.43%) Unit Testing
18 52 (3.31%) Mobile Application Development
18 52 (3.31%) Responsive Web Design
19 49 (3.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 460 (29.24%) Java
2 282 (17.93%) JavaScript
3 166 (10.55%) Objective-C
4 110 (6.99%) C#
5 86 (5.47%) C++
6 85 (5.40%) PHP
6 85 (5.40%) SQL
7 75 (4.77%) Ruby
8 66 (4.20%) C
9 54 (3.43%) Python
10 27 (1.72%) Groovy
11 20 (1.27%) PHP5
12 16 (1.02%) Perl
13 11 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.51%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.38%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.38%) XPath
15 6 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.32%) Scala
16 5 (0.32%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 101 (6.42%) Degree
2 39 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.78%) SC Cleared
3 28 (1.78%) ISEB
4 14 (0.89%) ISTQB
5 12 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.32%) PhD
8 4 (0.25%) MCSE
9 3 (0.19%) MCSA
9 3 (0.19%) MCP
9 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.13%) CBAP
10 2 (0.13%) MCDST
10 2 (0.13%) HND
10 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.13%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.064%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (7.63%) QA
2 9 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.51%) SLA
4 3 (0.19%) JTAG
5 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 91 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.19%) Cygwin
4 3 (0.19%) Xen
5 2 (0.13%) XenApp
5 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.064%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.064%) Nmap
6 1 (0.064%) XenServer
6 1 (0.064%) vSphere
6 1 (0.064%) Varnish
6 1 (0.064%) Openswan
6 1 (0.064%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (0.70%) Puppet
1 11 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (0.45%) SCCM
2 7 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.32%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.32%) XenMobile
4 4 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.064%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.064%) Nessus
7 1 (0.064%) WSUS
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.064%) SCOM
Vendors
1 116 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 108 (6.87%) Google
3 76 (4.83%) Adobe
4 73 (4.64%) Apple
5 36 (2.29%) Citrix
5 36 (2.29%) Xamarin
6 31 (1.97%) Oracle
7 24 (1.53%) Cisco
8 21 (1.34%) MobileIron
9 19 (1.21%) Appcelerator
10 18 (1.14%) Sencha
10 18 (1.14%) Remedy
11 17 (1.08%) Facebook
12 16 (1.02%) TIBCO
13 14 (0.89%) VMware
14 13 (0.83%) Symantec
15 12 (0.76%) HP
15 12 (0.76%) IronPort
16 10 (0.64%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.64%) Perforce
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