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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 137 137 137
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Android 744 677 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.60% 1.54% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.99% 6.87% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 427 405
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 20
Average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.60 £32.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £42.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.53% -9.72%
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
10645 9860 9025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.92% 22.42% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6292 5512 4817
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 853 912 1031
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +5 450 £388 -3.12% 186
South East +11 108 £325 -18.75% 59
South West +3 41 £350 +12.00% 31
Yorkshire -1 37 £345 +2.22% 24
North West 0 32 £363 +3.57% 34
East Midlands +27 30 £375 +15.38% 13
East of England -5 22 £220 -31.25% 31
West Midlands -1 14 £250 -13.04% 16
North East -8 5 £300 - 7
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 909 (61.17%) Apple iOS
2 574 (38.63%) Android Development
3 535 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 428 (28.80%) Mobile App
5 417 (28.06%) Java
6 377 (25.37%) Windows
7 338 (22.75%) HTML
8 298 (20.05%) JavaScript
9 258 (17.36%) CSS
10 256 (17.23%) iOS Development
11 227 (15.28%) User Experience
12 211 (14.20%) HTML5
13 210 (14.13%) Web Services
14 195 (13.12%) Scrum
15 187 (12.58%) TDD
16 173 (11.64%) Android SDK
17 170 (11.44%) JSON
18 167 (11.24%) Git (software)
19 163 (10.97%) OO
20 152 (10.23%) Microsoft
21 145 (9.76%) XML
22 142 (9.56%) .NET
23 135 (9.08%) REST
23 135 (9.08%) Finance
24 131 (8.82%) Blackberry
25 126 (8.48%) E-Commerce
26 120 (8.08%) Linux
26 120 (8.08%) Google
27 119 (8.01%) Objective-C
28 117 (7.87%) C#

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 40 (2.69%) MS Exchange
1 40 (2.69%) CMS
2 30 (2.02%) Node.js
3 23 (1.55%) Lync
4 21 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 14 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (0.74%) IIS
9 10 (0.67%) Apache
9 10 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.40%) nginx
13 6 (0.40%) Drupal
14 5 (0.34%) Kentico
15 4 (0.27%) uiautomator
15 4 (0.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 98 (6.59%) MS Office
2 72 (4.85%) Photoshop
3 58 (3.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 51 (3.43%) MS Excel
5 15 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.81%) Acrobat
8 9 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.47%) Doxygen
10 6 (0.40%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.34%) InDesign
12 4 (0.27%) Maya
12 4 (0.27%) MS Project
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.067%) Shockwave
14 1 (0.067%) Quicktime
14 1 (0.067%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.067%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.20%) Magento
2 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.067%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.067%) Maximo
4 1 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.21%) Google Apps
3 17 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.94%) Office 365
6 13 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.47%) Heroku
9 5 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.34%) GitHub
9 5 (0.34%) PaaS
10 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.27%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.20%) SaaS
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.067%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.77%) HTTP
2 36 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
4 30 (2.02%) Internet
5 27 (1.82%) VPN
6 23 (1.55%) LAN
7 19 (1.28%) WAN
8 18 (1.21%) Network Security
9 16 (1.08%) Firewall
9 16 (1.08%) SSL
9 16 (1.08%) NFC
10 14 (0.94%) DNS
10 14 (0.94%) HTTPS
11 12 (0.81%) VoIP
12 11 (0.74%) LDAP
12 11 (0.74%) SAN
12 11 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (0.67%) Wireless
13 10 (0.67%) GSM
13 10 (0.67%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (5.05%) MySQL
2 59 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 39 (2.62%) SQLite
4 29 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 20 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.14%) Hazelcast
7 13 (0.87%) MongoDB
8 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.34%) RavenDB
12 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.27%) Big Data
14 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 167 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 86 (5.79%) Xcode
2 86 (5.79%) Calabash
3 73 (4.91%) Subversion
4 64 (4.31%) Cucumber
5 59 (3.97%) JIRA
6 58 (3.90%) Jenkins
7 57 (3.84%) Selenium
8 50 (3.36%) Maven
8 50 (3.36%) Android Studio
9 49 (3.30%) Appium
10 40 (2.69%) Eclipse
11 32 (2.15%) JUnit
11 32 (2.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 31 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (1.82%) Axure RP
14 26 (1.75%) Ant
15 20 (1.35%) Robotium
15 20 (1.35%) WebDriver
16 19 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 135 (9.08%) Finance
2 79 (5.32%) Retail
3 77 (5.18%) Banking
4 57 (3.84%) Marketing
5 42 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.69%) Games
7 39 (2.62%) Publishing
8 22 (1.48%) Advertising
9 14 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.74%) Legal
11 10 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.67%) Electronics
12 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.47%) Back Office
12 7 (0.47%) Automotive
12 7 (0.47%) Law
12 7 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.40%) French Language
14 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 792 (53.30%) Developer
2 389 (26.18%) Android Developer
3 137 (9.22%) Analyst
4 136 (9.15%) Mobile Developer
5 105 (7.07%) iOS Developer
6 95 (6.39%) Designer
7 80 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 72 (4.85%) Tester
9 63 (4.24%) Architect
10 53 (3.57%) Test Analyst
10 53 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 46 (3.10%) UI Designer
12 44 (2.96%) Senior Android Developer
13 41 (2.76%) Java Developer
13 41 (2.76%) Support Engineer
14 38 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
14 38 (2.56%) Applications Developer
15 36 (2.42%) Service Analyst
15 36 (2.42%) Project Manager
16 33 (2.22%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (22.75%) HTML
2 258 (17.36%) CSS
3 211 (14.20%) HTML5
4 210 (14.13%) Web Services
5 173 (11.64%) Android SDK
6 170 (11.44%) JSON
7 145 (9.76%) XML
8 142 (9.56%) .NET
9 135 (9.08%) REST
10 115 (7.74%) RESTful
11 107 (7.20%) CSS3
12 98 (6.59%) jQuery
13 79 (5.32%) iOS SDK
14 76 (5.11%) AngularJS
15 64 (4.31%) PhoneGap
16 49 (3.30%) ASP.NET
17 48 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
18 45 (3.03%) SOAP
19 39 (2.62%) Ajax
20 32 (2.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 428 (28.80%) Mobile App
2 227 (15.28%) User Experience
3 131 (8.82%) Blackberry
4 107 (7.20%) iPhone
5 85 (5.72%) iPad
6 66 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 40 (2.69%) Mobile Payment
9 29 (1.95%) Mobile Banking
10 26 (1.75%) Smartphone
11 25 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.62%) Open Source
13 23 (1.55%) Social Media
14 22 (1.48%) Client/Server
15 19 (1.28%) PKI
15 19 (1.28%) Algorithms
16 17 (1.14%) Streaming Video
17 16 (1.08%) Management Information System
17 16 (1.08%) CESG
17 16 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 909 (61.17%) Apple iOS
2 377 (25.37%) Windows
3 120 (8.08%) Linux
4 98 (6.59%) Windows Phone
5 77 (5.18%) Windows 7
6 55 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 51 (3.43%) Windows Mobile
8 33 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 26 (1.75%) Windows 8
9 26 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.55%) Mac OS
10 23 (1.55%) UNIX
11 21 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.28%) Windows Phone 8
12 19 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.81%) Windows Vista
13 12 (0.81%) Windows Phone 7
14 9 (0.61%) webOS
15 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (38.63%) Android Development
2 535 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (17.23%) iOS Development
4 195 (13.12%) Scrum
5 187 (12.58%) TDD
6 163 (10.97%) OO
7 126 (8.48%) E-Commerce
8 102 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (6.80%) BDD
10 96 (6.46%) MVC
11 94 (6.33%) Software Engineering
12 88 (5.92%) OOP
13 66 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
14 61 (4.10%) Unit Testing
15 59 (3.97%) Test Scripting
16 57 (3.84%) ITIL
17 49 (3.30%) Test Automation
17 49 (3.30%) Responsive Web Design
18 46 (3.10%) Waterfall
18 46 (3.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 417 (28.06%) Java
2 298 (20.05%) JavaScript
3 119 (8.01%) Objective-C
4 117 (7.87%) C#
5 99 (6.66%) SQL
6 68 (4.58%) C++
7 63 (4.24%) C
8 61 (4.10%) Ruby
9 51 (3.43%) Python
9 51 (3.43%) PHP
10 22 (1.48%) XPath
11 10 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.47%) PHP5
12 7 (0.47%) Groovy
12 7 (0.47%) VB
12 7 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.40%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.34%) Lua
14 5 (0.34%) Scala
14 5 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (6.19%) Degree
2 35 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.88%) ISEB
4 26 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.01%) MCSE
7 12 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.67%) CCNA
8 10 (0.67%) MCSA
9 9 (0.61%) MCDST
10 7 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.34%) MCITP
12 5 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.27%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.27%) ACSA
13 4 (0.27%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.33%) QA
2 17 (1.14%) SLA
3 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.067%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.067%) PAS 55
System Software
1 88 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.87%) Firmware
3 11 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.34%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.27%) XenApp
7 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.13%) XenServer
7 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.13%) Xen
7 2 (0.13%) Kerio MailServer
7 2 (0.13%) vSphere
8 1 (0.067%) IAG
8 1 (0.067%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.067%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (1.14%) SCCM
2 14 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (0.27%) XenMobile
4 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.20%) yum
5 3 (0.20%) SCOM
5 3 (0.20%) Nagios
5 3 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.13%) Ansible
6 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.13%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.067%) Puppet
7 1 (0.067%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.067%) cPanel
7 1 (0.067%) SELinux
7 1 (0.067%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 152 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 120 (8.08%) Google
3 75 (5.05%) Apple
4 56 (3.77%) Xamarin
5 32 (2.15%) Adobe
5 32 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 31 (2.09%) Cisco
7 30 (2.02%) VMware
8 26 (1.75%) HP
9 25 (1.68%) Oracle
9 25 (1.68%) SAP
10 24 (1.62%) Citrix
11 20 (1.35%) Appcelerator
12 19 (1.28%) Sencha
13 17 (1.14%) Symantec
14 12 (0.81%) Avaya
14 12 (0.81%) Facebook
15 11 (0.74%) Syclo
15 11 (0.74%) F5
15 11 (0.74%) IBM
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £630 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £150 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £275 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
IT People First
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day Negotiable - 5 Months + Remote Work
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day Long term projects - 3 month rolling +
Posted: 4 days ago