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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 119 101 150
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +49
Contract jobs citing Android 834 890 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.75% 1.95% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.55% 8.64% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 605 361
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 44
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.50 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £42.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £29.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-49.57% -15.00%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11044 10305 11057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.18% 22.62% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6356 5715 5554
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 999 1159
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 £10.95 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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 11 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 11 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 11 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
(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 -1 576 £400 +1.91% 157
South East +33 118 £330 -8.96% 54
East of England -41 36 £395 +25.39% 34
South West -14 26 £358 +2.14% 22
Yorkshire +13 25 £350 - 26
West Midlands -21 19 £290 -12.12% 10
North West -30 19 £350 -12.50% 41
East Midlands -13 6 £275 -35.29% 10
North East -14 2 - - 5
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 964 (58.35%) Apple iOS
2 618 (37.41%) Android Development
3 540 (32.69%) Mobile App
4 479 (29.00%) Java
5 388 (23.49%) HTML
6 288 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
7 286 (17.31%) Windows
8 283 (17.13%) JavaScript
9 276 (16.71%) CSS
10 252 (15.25%) iOS Development
11 223 (13.50%) HTML5
12 210 (12.71%) Web Services
13 207 (12.53%) Scrum
14 201 (12.17%) TDD
15 199 (12.05%) Android SDK
16 184 (11.14%) iPhone
17 181 (10.96%) JSON
18 168 (10.17%) Blackberry
19 161 (9.75%) OO
20 159 (9.62%) Objective-C
21 158 (9.56%) XML
22 156 (9.44%) Finance
23 134 (8.11%) .NET
24 133 (8.05%) Microsoft
25 131 (7.93%) C#
26 126 (7.63%) Google
27 120 (7.26%) Software Engineering
28 116 (7.02%) E-Commerce
29 114 (6.90%) BDD
30 111 (6.72%) Linux

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 37 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 36 (2.18%) MS Exchange
3 35 (2.12%) CMS
4 32 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (1.88%) Node.js
6 21 (1.27%) IIS
7 19 (1.15%) Apache
8 16 (0.97%) WordPress
9 14 (0.85%) Lync
10 13 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (0.73%) nginx
12 11 (0.67%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.54%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
15 8 (0.48%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
17 6 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 92 (5.57%) Photoshop
2 87 (5.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 60 (3.63%) MS Office
4 32 (1.94%) InDesign
5 29 (1.76%) MS Excel
6 21 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
7 15 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
8 9 (0.54%) Fireworks
8 9 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.30%) Doxygen
9 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.30%) MS Project
10 1 (0.061%) ZBrush
10 1 (0.061%) Mudbox
10 1 (0.061%) Maya
10 1 (0.061%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 14 (0.85%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
3 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.061%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.61%) SaaS
4 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.54%) Office 365
5 7 (0.42%) PaaS
6 6 (0.36%) IaaS
7 5 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.18%) GitHub
9 3 (0.18%) Trello
9 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.061%) Route 53
10 1 (0.061%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.061%) Force.com
10 1 (0.061%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.54%) Internet
2 37 (2.24%) VPN
2 37 (2.24%) HTTP
3 30 (1.82%) Wireless
4 26 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.33%) Firewall
6 21 (1.27%) VoIP
7 20 (1.21%) Bluetooth
7 20 (1.21%) DNS
8 19 (1.15%) NFC
9 16 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (0.91%) LAN
10 15 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (0.67%) WAN
12 10 (0.61%) RTSP
12 10 (0.61%) Wireshark
13 9 (0.54%) IP Telephony
13 9 (0.54%) AMQP
14 8 (0.48%) DHCP
15 7 (0.42%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (4.42%) MySQL
2 56 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 38 (2.30%) SQLite
4 24 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 24 (1.45%) Big Data
5 20 (1.21%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.03%) MongoDB
7 9 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.36%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 110 (6.66%) Git (software)
2 82 (4.96%) Cucumber
3 80 (4.84%) Xcode
4 79 (4.78%) Subversion
5 73 (4.42%) Selenium
6 71 (4.30%) Calabash
7 64 (3.87%) JIRA
8 56 (3.39%) Eclipse
9 49 (2.97%) PhoneGap
10 43 (2.60%) Axure RP
11 41 (2.48%) Jenkins
12 37 (2.24%) WebDriver
13 35 (2.12%) Robotium
14 33 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 23 (1.39%) Hudson
16 21 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (1.15%) Visual Studio
17 19 (1.15%) Maven
18 18 (1.09%) eggPlant
19 16 (0.97%) SoapUI
General
1 156 (9.44%) Finance
2 79 (4.78%) Retail
3 69 (4.18%) Banking
4 66 (4.00%) Games
5 54 (3.27%) Marketing
6 43 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.88%) Electronics
8 29 (1.76%) Advertising
9 28 (1.69%) Publishing
10 22 (1.33%) Automotive
11 18 (1.09%) Legal
12 9 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.48%) Billing
14 7 (0.42%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.36%) Back Office
16 5 (0.30%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.24%) French Language
17 4 (0.24%) German Language
18 3 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 810 (49.03%) Developer
2 413 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 141 (8.54%) Analyst
4 139 (8.41%) Designer
5 129 (7.81%) Mobile Developer
6 128 (7.75%) Architect
7 92 (5.57%) iOS Developer
8 77 (4.66%) Tester
9 66 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 53 (3.21%) Web Developer
11 52 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
11 52 (3.15%) Test Analyst
12 50 (3.03%) Mobile Tester
13 47 (2.85%) PHP Developer
14 45 (2.72%) User Experience Designer
15 43 (2.60%) Software Engineer
16 40 (2.42%) Project Manager
17 39 (2.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 37 (2.24%) Lead Developer
19 36 (2.18%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (23.49%) HTML
2 276 (16.71%) CSS
3 223 (13.50%) HTML5
4 210 (12.71%) Web Services
5 199 (12.05%) Android SDK
6 181 (10.96%) JSON
7 158 (9.56%) XML
8 134 (8.11%) .NET
9 104 (6.30%) REST
10 102 (6.17%) jQuery
11 98 (5.93%) CSS3
12 93 (5.63%) RESTful
13 78 (4.72%) SOAP
14 64 (3.87%) Flash
14 64 (3.87%) iOS SDK
15 59 (3.57%) Ajax
16 50 (3.03%) AngularJS
17 44 (2.66%) ASP.NET
18 31 (1.88%) Backbone.js
19 30 (1.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 540 (32.69%) Mobile App
2 184 (11.14%) iPhone
3 168 (10.17%) Blackberry
4 96 (5.81%) iPad
5 71 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 60 (3.63%) Open Source
7 53 (3.21%) Social Media
8 38 (2.30%) Video on Demand
9 32 (1.94%) Smartphone
9 32 (1.94%) Digital Media
10 30 (1.82%) Handset
10 30 (1.82%) Animation
11 26 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (1.51%) Cryptography
13 22 (1.33%) IPTV
13 22 (1.33%) Management Information System
14 21 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
15 20 (1.21%) PKI
16 19 (1.15%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 964 (58.35%) Apple iOS
2 286 (17.31%) Windows
3 111 (6.72%) Linux
4 67 (4.06%) Windows 7
5 64 (3.87%) Windows Mobile
6 63 (3.81%) Windows Phone
7 38 (2.30%) Windows XP
8 29 (1.76%) Windows 8
9 21 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (1.15%) UNIX
11 16 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.91%) Windows Vista
12 15 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
14 9 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.30%) BlackBerry OS
15 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.30%) Windows CE
16 4 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (37.41%) Android Development
2 288 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (15.25%) iOS Development
4 207 (12.53%) Scrum
5 201 (12.17%) TDD
6 161 (9.75%) OO
7 120 (7.26%) Software Engineering
8 116 (7.02%) E-Commerce
9 114 (6.90%) BDD
10 102 (6.17%) OOP
11 95 (5.75%) MVC
12 73 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (3.75%) Test Automation
13 62 (3.75%) Analytics
14 58 (3.51%) Web Development
15 56 (3.39%) Unit Testing
15 56 (3.39%) Project Management
16 50 (3.03%) ITIL
16 50 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
17 49 (2.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 479 (29.00%) Java
2 283 (17.13%) JavaScript
3 159 (9.62%) Objective-C
4 131 (7.93%) C#
5 101 (6.11%) PHP
6 98 (5.93%) C++
7 84 (5.08%) C
7 84 (5.08%) Ruby
8 81 (4.90%) SQL
9 51 (3.09%) Python
10 31 (1.88%) PHP5
11 21 (1.27%) Groovy
12 14 (0.85%) Perl
13 10 (0.61%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.54%) ActionScript
15 8 (0.48%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.42%) ActionScript 3.0
17 6 (0.36%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 106 (6.42%) Degree
2 41 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.76%) ISEB
4 24 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 16 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.42%) MCSE
8 7 (0.42%) PhD
9 6 (0.36%) MCSA
9 6 (0.36%) MCP
9 6 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.24%) CCNA
11 4 (0.24%) MCITP
11 4 (0.24%) MCDST
12 3 (0.18%) MCTS
12 3 (0.18%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.18%) ACSA
12 3 (0.18%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.66%) QA
2 16 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.54%) SLA
5 4 (0.24%) JTAG
6 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 93 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.24%) vSphere
4 4 (0.24%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.18%) Xen
6 2 (0.12%) XenApp
6 2 (0.12%) XenServer
7 1 (0.061%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.061%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.061%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.061%) Nmap
7 1 (0.061%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.061%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 12 (0.73%) Nagios
1 12 (0.73%) Puppet
2 11 (0.67%) SCCM
3 7 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.24%) XenMobile
6 4 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.12%) WSUS
7 2 (0.12%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.12%) Ansible
8 1 (0.061%) Opsview
8 1 (0.061%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.061%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.061%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.061%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.061%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 133 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 126 (7.63%) Google
3 82 (4.96%) Adobe
4 77 (4.66%) Apple
5 39 (2.36%) Cisco
6 34 (2.06%) Citrix
6 34 (2.06%) Oracle
6 34 (2.06%) Xamarin
7 29 (1.76%) Appcelerator
8 25 (1.51%) Facebook
9 24 (1.45%) MobileIron
9 24 (1.45%) HP
10 23 (1.39%) VMware
11 22 (1.33%) TIBCO
12 20 (1.21%) Sencha
13 16 (0.97%) Twitter
13 16 (0.97%) IBM
13 16 (0.97%) Remedy
14 14 (0.85%) Sitecore
15 12 (0.73%) Symantec
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Up to £500 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Consol Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Extention + Pay Rise
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 150-250
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum Fixed Term Contract, Holiday entit
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago