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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 137 124 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 814 841 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.70% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.22% 7.66% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 547 475
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 34
Average hourly rate £14.93 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.07% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.04 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £41.35 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-56.92% -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
11282 10975 9434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 22.13% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6503 6277 5171
Average daily rate £370 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 924 986 961
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -10 473 £413 +3.12% 183
South East -8 130 £325 - 43
North West +33 84 £350 +3.70% 46
East of England -5 34 £320 +6.66% 22
South West +18 32 £350 -27.27% 26
Yorkshire -14 23 £325 - 14
West Midlands -21 21 £348 +14.87% 10
East Midlands -11 8 £313 +35.86% 4
North East 0 7 £175 -51.72% 7
Midlands - 1 £400 -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 959 (61.47%) Apple iOS
2 615 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
3 614 (39.36%) Android Development
4 519 (33.27%) Mobile App
5 432 (27.69%) Java
6 389 (24.94%) Windows
7 341 (21.86%) HTML
8 316 (20.26%) JavaScript
9 302 (19.36%) iOS Development
10 250 (16.03%) User Experience
10 250 (16.03%) Mobile Development
11 245 (15.71%) CSS
12 235 (15.06%) HTML5
13 211 (13.53%) Web Services
14 205 (13.14%) TDD
15 201 (12.88%) Scrum
16 196 (12.56%) JSON
17 184 (11.79%) Android SDK
18 177 (11.35%) Microsoft
19 165 (10.58%) Git (software)
20 153 (9.81%) OO
21 149 (9.55%) REST
22 142 (9.10%) Objective-C
23 139 (8.91%) Google
24 138 (8.85%) .NET
24 138 (8.85%) E-Commerce
25 133 (8.53%) Apple
26 132 (8.46%) Degree
27 129 (8.27%) Active Directory
28 128 (8.21%) MS Office

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 50 (3.21%) MS Exchange
1 50 (3.21%) Node.js
2 30 (1.92%) CMS
3 23 (1.47%) Lync
4 22 (1.41%) Confluence
5 19 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 15 (0.96%) Apache
8 13 (0.83%) IIS
8 13 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (0.64%) uiautomator
9 10 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.38%) nginx
12 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.32%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 128 (8.21%) MS Office
2 68 (4.36%) MS Excel
3 44 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 34 (2.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.96%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.77%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.38%) MS Project
11 4 (0.26%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.26%) InDesign
12 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.064%) Shockwave
14 1 (0.064%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.13%) Magento
2 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.064%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.54%) Google Apps
3 16 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.77%) GitHub
5 9 (0.58%) Office 365
5 9 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.26%) Heroku
9 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.13%) Yammer
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.13%) SaaS
10 1 (0.064%) PaaS
10 1 (0.064%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.064%) Veeva
10 1 (0.064%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 38 (2.44%) Internet
2 38 (2.44%) HTTP
3 28 (1.79%) LAN
3 28 (1.79%) VPN
3 28 (1.79%) DNS
4 26 (1.67%) Firewall
5 23 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
6 22 (1.41%) Wireless
7 19 (1.22%) DHCP
8 14 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 13 (0.83%) VoIP
9 13 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (0.77%) SAN
11 11 (0.71%) Bluetooth
11 11 (0.71%) LDAP
11 11 (0.71%) VLAN
12 10 (0.64%) WebEx
12 10 (0.64%) WAN
13 9 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 55 (3.53%) MySQL
3 28 (1.79%) SQLite
4 23 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 20 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 13 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (0.58%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.51%) Redis
10 7 (0.45%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.32%) DB2
12 5 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.26%) Big Data
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 165 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 81 (5.19%) Xcode
3 79 (5.06%) Android Studio
4 77 (4.94%) Cucumber
5 75 (4.81%) Calabash
6 71 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 63 (4.04%) JIRA
8 61 (3.91%) Subversion
9 55 (3.53%) Appium
10 47 (3.01%) Selenium
11 46 (2.95%) Maven
12 44 (2.82%) Eclipse
13 41 (2.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 36 (2.31%) JUnit
15 29 (1.86%) Ant
16 27 (1.73%) Robotium
17 23 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (1.47%) TeamCity
18 21 (1.35%) Axure RP
19 20 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 127 (8.14%) Finance
2 79 (5.06%) Retail
3 66 (4.23%) Banking
4 52 (3.33%) Games
5 41 (2.63%) Marketing
6 39 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.73%) Publishing
8 24 (1.54%) Legal
9 17 (1.09%) Advertising
10 16 (1.03%) Back Office
11 13 (0.83%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.77%) Law
13 9 (0.58%) Electronics
14 7 (0.45%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.45%) Automotive
15 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.26%) French Language
16 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 787 (50.45%) Developer
2 372 (23.85%) Android Developer
3 171 (10.96%) Mobile Developer
4 144 (9.23%) Analyst
5 111 (7.12%) iOS Developer
6 97 (6.22%) Senior Developer
7 90 (5.77%) Architect
8 86 (5.51%) Designer
9 73 (4.68%) Tester
10 66 (4.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 54 (3.46%) Senior Android Developer
12 49 (3.14%) Applications Developer
13 46 (2.95%) UI Designer
13 46 (2.95%) Test Analyst
14 45 (2.88%) Support Analyst
15 42 (2.69%) Project Manager
16 39 (2.50%) Web Developer
17 38 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
17 38 (2.44%) Support Engineer
18 36 (2.31%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (21.86%) HTML
2 245 (15.71%) CSS
3 235 (15.06%) HTML5
4 211 (13.53%) Web Services
5 196 (12.56%) JSON
6 184 (11.79%) Android SDK
7 149 (9.55%) REST
8 138 (8.85%) .NET
9 119 (7.63%) XML
10 118 (7.56%) CSS3
11 100 (6.41%) RESTful
12 91 (5.83%) jQuery
13 86 (5.51%) iOS SDK
14 79 (5.06%) AngularJS
15 61 (3.91%) SOAP
16 59 (3.78%) PhoneGap
17 49 (3.14%) ASP.NET
18 36 (2.31%) Apache Cordova
19 28 (1.79%) Backbone.js
19 28 (1.79%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 519 (33.27%) Mobile App
2 250 (16.03%) User Experience
3 125 (8.01%) Blackberry
4 115 (7.37%) iPhone
5 72 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 71 (4.55%) iPad
7 61 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (2.56%) Open Source
9 29 (1.86%) Mobile Payment
10 24 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (1.47%) Streaming Video
11 23 (1.47%) Mathematics
12 21 (1.35%) IPTV
12 21 (1.35%) Smartphone
13 19 (1.22%) STB
13 19 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 19 (1.22%) Social Media
13 19 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
13 19 (1.22%) Physics
14 18 (1.15%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 959 (61.47%) Apple iOS
2 389 (24.94%) Windows
3 114 (7.31%) Linux
4 83 (5.32%) Windows 7
5 77 (4.94%) Windows Phone
6 55 (3.53%) Mac OS X
7 47 (3.01%) Windows Mobile
8 43 (2.76%) Windows XP
9 40 (2.56%) Windows 8
10 32 (2.05%) UNIX
11 30 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (1.41%) Mac OS
12 22 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (1.03%) Windows Phone 8
15 11 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
16 9 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.51%) BlackBerry OS
18 6 (0.38%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (39.36%) Android Development
3 302 (19.36%) iOS Development
4 250 (16.03%) Mobile Development
5 205 (13.14%) TDD
6 201 (12.88%) Scrum
7 153 (9.81%) OO
8 138 (8.85%) E-Commerce
9 128 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (7.44%) BDD
11 115 (7.37%) Software Engineering
12 99 (6.35%) OOP
13 92 (5.90%) Mobile Application Development
14 74 (4.74%) Automated Testing
15 73 (4.68%) Unit Testing
16 66 (4.23%) MVC
17 62 (3.97%) ITIL
18 56 (3.59%) Kanban
19 49 (3.14%) Test Automation
20 46 (2.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 432 (27.69%) Java
2 316 (20.26%) JavaScript
3 142 (9.10%) Objective-C
4 116 (7.44%) C#
5 89 (5.71%) SQL
6 76 (4.87%) C++
7 64 (4.10%) Python
8 61 (3.91%) Ruby
9 45 (2.88%) C
10 40 (2.56%) PHP
11 17 (1.09%) Apple Swift
12 13 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.71%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.58%) Perl
15 7 (0.45%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.38%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.38%) VB
16 6 (0.38%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.32%) Scala
17 5 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 132 (8.46%) Degree
2 31 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.54%) ISEB
4 23 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.96%) CCNA
6 15 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.77%) MCSE
8 9 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.45%) MCSA
9 7 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.38%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.38%) MCP
11 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.19%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.19%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.19%) HND
12 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.19%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.96%) QA
2 19 (1.22%) SLA
3 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.064%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 129 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.90%) XenApp
3 14 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.45%) Firmware
6 5 (0.32%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.19%) NFS
7 3 (0.19%) vSphere
7 3 (0.19%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.13%) Docker
8 2 (0.13%) XenServer
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.064%) IAG
9 1 (0.064%) Xen
9 1 (0.064%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (1.73%) AirWatch
2 20 (1.28%) SCCM
3 7 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.38%) Ansible
5 5 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.32%) SCOM
6 4 (0.26%) Puppet
6 4 (0.26%) yum
7 3 (0.19%) Nagios
7 3 (0.19%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.13%) SELinux
8 2 (0.13%) WSUS
8 2 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.13%) DameWare
9 1 (0.064%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.064%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.064%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.064%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.064%) Iperf
Vendors
1 177 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 139 (8.91%) Google
3 133 (8.53%) Apple
4 45 (2.88%) Cisco
5 42 (2.69%) Adobe
6 40 (2.56%) Xamarin
7 34 (2.18%) VMware
7 34 (2.18%) Citrix
8 33 (2.12%) Oracle
9 24 (1.54%) SAP
10 23 (1.47%) HP
11 17 (1.09%) MobileIron
11 17 (1.09%) Appcelerator
12 14 (0.90%) Facebook
13 12 (0.77%) Twitter
13 12 (0.77%) Dell
13 12 (0.77%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.71%) IBM
14 11 (0.71%) F5
14 11 (0.71%) LANDesk
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Success Digital
Rate: £350-400 Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum Paid weekly
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Spa
Rate: £300-350 pd
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago