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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 146 122 107
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Contract jobs citing Android 815 845 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.76% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.23% 7.60% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 566 594
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 33
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.83 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.10 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -51.53%
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
11265 11120 10005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.23% 23.22% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6403 5555
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 884 950 966
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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 -31 469 £425 +6.25% 196
South East -2 118 £338 +3.84% 54
North West +48 85 £350 +3.70% 44
South West +17 52 £413 -0.60% 38
East of England +7 39 £300 -23.32% 35
East Midlands +4 18 £300 -17.24% 14
Yorkshire -30 16 £320 -1.53% 20
West Midlands -9 13 £295 +7.27% 13
North East -17 6 £175 - 6
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 977 (61.49%) Apple iOS
2 696 (43.80%) Android Development
3 635 (39.96%) Agile Software Development
4 572 (36.00%) Mobile App
5 448 (28.19%) Java
6 384 (24.17%) Windows
7 339 (21.33%) iOS Development
8 336 (21.15%) HTML
9 320 (20.14%) JavaScript
10 268 (16.87%) Mobile Development
11 242 (15.23%) CSS
12 234 (14.73%) TDD
13 228 (14.35%) Web Services
14 225 (14.16%) HTML5
15 224 (14.10%) User Experience
16 216 (13.59%) Android SDK
17 213 (13.40%) Microsoft
18 212 (13.34%) JSON
19 188 (11.83%) Scrum
20 180 (11.33%) REST
21 174 (10.95%) Objective-C
22 161 (10.13%) OO
23 159 (10.01%) Apple
24 148 (9.31%) Git (software)
25 146 (9.19%) Active Directory
26 144 (9.06%) E-Commerce
27 141 (8.87%) Google
27 141 (8.87%) MS Office
28 137 (8.62%) C#
28 137 (8.62%) Continuous Integration

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 56 (3.52%) Node.js
2 55 (3.46%) MS Exchange
3 37 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 33 (2.08%) Lync
5 24 (1.51%) Confluence
6 23 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (1.26%) CMS
8 14 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (0.82%) Apache
10 12 (0.76%) IIS
11 10 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.63%) uiautomator
12 9 (0.57%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.44%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.38%) nginx
15 5 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 141 (8.87%) MS Office
2 78 (4.91%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.19%) MS Project
9 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.063%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.063%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.063%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 8 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.13%) Magento
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.063%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.063%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.38%) Google Apps
4 20 (1.26%) GitHub
5 12 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.69%) Office 365
7 10 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.38%) SaaS
10 6 (0.38%) Yammer
11 5 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.13%) PaaS
12 2 (0.13%) Heroku
12 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.063%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.063%) Route 53
13 1 (0.063%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.063%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.65%) TCP/IP
2 47 (2.96%) Internet
3 45 (2.83%) VPN
3 45 (2.83%) DNS
4 34 (2.14%) LAN
4 34 (2.14%) Firewall
5 33 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
6 32 (2.01%) DHCP
7 29 (1.83%) HTTP
8 26 (1.64%) Wireless
9 21 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
10 18 (1.13%) SAN
10 18 (1.13%) WAN
11 16 (1.01%) Ethernet
12 15 (0.94%) VoIP
12 15 (0.94%) VLAN
13 14 (0.88%) NFC
14 13 (0.82%) WLAN
15 12 (0.76%) LDAP
16 11 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.08%) MySQL
3 39 (2.45%) SQLite
4 26 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 20 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.07%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.69%) Redis
10 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.44%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.38%) Big Data
12 6 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.38%) DB2
13 5 (0.31%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 148 (9.31%) Git (software)
2 66 (4.15%) Xcode
3 65 (4.09%) Cucumber
4 63 (3.96%) Jenkins
5 61 (3.84%) Android Studio
6 58 (3.65%) Subversion
7 57 (3.59%) JIRA
8 46 (2.89%) Calabash
8 46 (2.89%) Appium
9 43 (2.71%) Selenium
10 37 (2.33%) Eclipse
11 36 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 31 (1.95%) Maven
13 20 (1.26%) JUnit
14 19 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (1.20%) Robotium
15 17 (1.07%) Ant
16 16 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 16 (1.01%) TeamCity
17 15 (0.94%) Robolectric
General
1 112 (7.05%) Finance
2 80 (5.03%) Retail
3 70 (4.41%) Games
4 55 (3.46%) Banking
5 49 (3.08%) Marketing
6 45 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.83%) Legal
8 22 (1.38%) Publishing
9 17 (1.07%) Electronics
10 16 (1.01%) Back Office
11 12 (0.76%) Advertising
12 11 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.63%) Automotive
13 10 (0.63%) French Language
14 8 (0.50%) Law
15 6 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 852 (53.62%) Developer
2 415 (26.12%) Android Developer
3 185 (11.64%) Mobile Developer
4 143 (9.00%) iOS Developer
5 131 (8.24%) Analyst
6 101 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 86 (5.41%) Architect
8 71 (4.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 57 (3.59%) Tester
10 54 (3.40%) Applications Developer
11 53 (3.34%) Senior Android Developer
12 51 (3.21%) Designer
13 49 (3.08%) Desktop Support
13 49 (3.08%) Support Analyst
14 47 (2.96%) Software Engineer
15 44 (2.77%) Project Manager
16 41 (2.58%) Lead Developer
17 40 (2.52%) Support Engineer
18 39 (2.45%) Front-End Developer
19 38 (2.39%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (21.15%) HTML
2 242 (15.23%) CSS
3 228 (14.35%) Web Services
4 225 (14.16%) HTML5
5 216 (13.59%) Android SDK
6 212 (13.34%) JSON
7 180 (11.33%) REST
8 132 (8.31%) XML
9 118 (7.43%) .NET
10 99 (6.23%) CSS3
11 93 (5.85%) iOS SDK
12 87 (5.48%) jQuery
13 80 (5.03%) RESTful
14 78 (4.91%) AngularJS
15 68 (4.28%) SOAP
16 46 (2.89%) PhoneGap
17 45 (2.83%) ASP.NET
17 45 (2.83%) Cocoa
18 35 (2.20%) OpenGL
19 27 (1.70%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 572 (36.00%) Mobile App
2 224 (14.10%) User Experience
3 127 (7.99%) Blackberry
4 103 (6.48%) iPhone
5 69 (4.34%) iPad
6 66 (4.15%) Computer Science
7 64 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (2.08%) Streaming Video
9 32 (2.01%) Social Media
10 26 (1.64%) IPTV
11 25 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
12 23 (1.45%) Mathematics
13 21 (1.32%) BYOD
14 20 (1.26%) Over-the-Top Content
14 20 (1.26%) Physics
15 19 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
15 19 (1.20%) STB
16 18 (1.13%) Algorithms
17 17 (1.07%) Video on Demand
18 15 (0.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 977 (61.49%) Apple iOS
2 384 (24.17%) Windows
3 119 (7.49%) Linux
4 93 (5.85%) Windows 7
5 79 (4.97%) Mac OS X
6 75 (4.72%) Windows Phone
7 55 (3.46%) Windows XP
8 47 (2.96%) Windows Mobile
8 47 (2.96%) Windows 8
9 42 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (2.08%) UNIX
13 20 (1.26%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (0.82%) Windows Phone 7
15 9 (0.57%) BlackBerry OS
16 7 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
18 4 (0.25%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (43.80%) Android Development
2 635 (39.96%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (21.33%) iOS Development
4 268 (16.87%) Mobile Development
5 234 (14.73%) TDD
6 188 (11.83%) Scrum
7 161 (10.13%) OO
8 144 (9.06%) E-Commerce
9 137 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
10 123 (7.74%) Software Engineering
11 113 (7.11%) BDD
12 108 (6.80%) Mobile Application Development
13 99 (6.23%) OOP
14 77 (4.85%) Automated Testing
15 70 (4.41%) ITIL
16 67 (4.22%) MVC
17 66 (4.15%) Unit Testing
18 51 (3.21%) Project Management
18 51 (3.21%) SDLC
19 50 (3.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 448 (28.19%) Java
2 320 (20.14%) JavaScript
3 174 (10.95%) Objective-C
4 137 (8.62%) C#
5 103 (6.48%) C++
6 88 (5.54%) SQL
7 66 (4.15%) Python
8 55 (3.46%) Ruby
9 44 (2.77%) PHP
10 43 (2.71%) C
11 20 (1.26%) Apple Swift
12 13 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.76%) Scala
13 12 (0.76%) ActionScript
14 9 (0.57%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.44%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.44%) Perl
16 6 (0.38%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.31%) Clojure
17 5 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 122 (7.68%) Degree
2 26 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.13%) ISEB
6 17 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.07%) CCNA
7 9 (0.57%) MCSE
8 8 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
8 8 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.44%) MCSA
10 6 (0.38%) MCITP
10 6 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.31%) MCP
12 4 (0.25%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.19%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.19%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.35%) QA
2 23 (1.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.25%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.063%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 146 (9.19%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.76%) XenApp
3 21 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.44%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.38%) vSphere
7 5 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.19%) NFS
9 3 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.063%) Xen
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.063%) Firmware
10 1 (0.063%) Docker
10 1 (0.063%) iptables
Systems Management
1 32 (2.01%) SCCM
2 25 (1.57%) AirWatch
3 10 (0.63%) Puppet
3 10 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.57%) yum
4 9 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.44%) Ansible
6 5 (0.31%) Nagios
7 4 (0.25%) SCOM
7 4 (0.25%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.19%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.13%) WSUS
9 2 (0.13%) SELinux
9 2 (0.13%) DameWare
9 2 (0.13%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.063%) Jitterbit
10 1 (0.063%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.063%) Iperf
Vendors
1 213 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 159 (10.01%) Apple
3 141 (8.87%) Google
4 65 (4.09%) Cisco
5 47 (2.96%) Citrix
6 45 (2.83%) VMware
7 42 (2.64%) Oracle
8 41 (2.58%) Xamarin
9 36 (2.27%) Adobe
10 31 (1.95%) HP
11 24 (1.51%) SAP
12 23 (1.45%) Dell
13 17 (1.07%) Appcelerator
14 15 (0.94%) Facebook
14 15 (0.94%) MobileIron
15 12 (0.76%) Twitter
15 12 (0.76%) Polycom
16 11 (0.69%) LANDesk
17 10 (0.63%) Remedy
17 10 (0.63%) Roku
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Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
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Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day + Dependant on Experience
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Rate: Dependant on experience.
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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Rate: £400pd
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + immediate start
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
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Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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