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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 153 106 144
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +38
Contract jobs citing Android 744 934 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.40% 1.95% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.14% 8.45% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 621 455
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 38
Average hourly rate £14.04 £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.51% -45.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £12.90 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
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
12121 11058 10582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.74% 23.08% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7222 6309 5660
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1097 1006 1019
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -35 449 £390 -2.50% 164
South East +6 103 £325 -3.70% 56
North West +2 66 £340 +4.61% 44
Yorkshire +14 35 £300 - 27
East Midlands +13 28 £325 +13.04% 12
South West -34 24 £325 +1.56% 33
East of England -44 17 £310 -9.81% 26
West Midlands -39 12 £333 +15.85% 17
North East -34 5 £188 -37.50% 1
South Coast - - - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 944 (60.28%) Apple iOS
2 617 (39.40%) Android Development
3 518 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
4 500 (31.93%) Mobile App
5 459 (29.31%) Java
6 355 (22.67%) HTML
7 306 (19.54%) Windows
8 296 (18.90%) JavaScript
9 281 (17.94%) iOS Development
10 266 (16.99%) CSS
11 240 (15.33%) Web Services
12 217 (13.86%) User Experience
13 202 (12.90%) HTML5
14 198 (12.64%) JSON
15 196 (12.52%) TDD
16 188 (12.01%) XML
17 184 (11.75%) Android SDK
18 174 (11.11%) Objective-C
19 173 (11.05%) OO
20 172 (10.98%) Scrum
21 165 (10.54%) Blackberry
22 149 (9.51%) iPhone
23 144 (9.20%) Git (software)
24 136 (8.68%) Microsoft
25 134 (8.56%) E-Commerce
26 124 (7.92%) Linux
26 124 (7.92%) RESTful
27 123 (7.85%) Finance
28 117 (7.47%) C#
29 116 (7.41%) Google

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (2.68%) MS Exchange
1 42 (2.68%) CMS
2 31 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (1.40%) Lync
4 21 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (1.15%) Node.js
5 18 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 14 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.57%) Drupal
9 9 (0.57%) uiautomator
10 8 (0.51%) WordPress
10 8 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
10 8 (0.51%) IIS
11 7 (0.45%) Apache
11 7 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.38%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.32%) Kentico
Applications
1 93 (5.94%) MS Office
2 81 (5.17%) Photoshop
3 74 (4.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 46 (2.94%) MS Excel
5 19 (1.21%) InDesign
6 11 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
6 11 (0.70%) Doxygen
6 11 (0.70%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.45%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.26%) Maya
10 2 (0.13%) MS Project
11 1 (0.064%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.064%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.064%) Blender
11 1 (0.064%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.064%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.064%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.77%) Office 365
5 10 (0.64%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.32%) PaaS
7 4 (0.26%) Heroku
7 4 (0.26%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.13%) SaaS
8 2 (0.13%) IaaS
9 1 (0.064%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.064%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.38%) HTTP
2 44 (2.81%) Internet
3 40 (2.55%) VPN
4 29 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 25 (1.60%) NFC
7 22 (1.40%) Bluetooth
8 18 (1.15%) VoIP
9 16 (1.02%) WAN
9 16 (1.02%) Network Security
9 16 (1.02%) Wireless
10 14 (0.89%) Firewall
10 14 (0.89%) LAN
10 14 (0.89%) DNS
11 13 (0.83%) HTTPS
11 13 (0.83%) RTSP
11 13 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (0.64%) SAN
13 9 (0.57%) LDAP
14 8 (0.51%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (5.49%) MySQL
2 44 (2.81%) SQLite
3 35 (2.23%) SQL Server
4 31 (1.98%) NoSQL
5 25 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 14 (0.89%) Hazelcast
8 12 (0.77%) Big Data
9 9 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.38%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.32%) RavenDB
12 5 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 144 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 92 (5.87%) Xcode
3 86 (5.49%) Subversion
4 78 (4.98%) Calabash
5 71 (4.53%) JIRA
6 63 (4.02%) Cucumber
7 54 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 53 (3.38%) Selenium
9 46 (2.94%) Appium
10 37 (2.36%) Jenkins
10 37 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (2.23%) Axure RP
12 33 (2.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 26 (1.66%) Robolectric
14 25 (1.60%) WebDriver
15 22 (1.40%) Maven
16 19 (1.21%) Visual Studio
16 19 (1.21%) Robotium
17 17 (1.09%) Gradle
18 15 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 123 (7.85%) Finance
2 87 (5.56%) Retail
3 71 (4.53%) Marketing
4 53 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 50 (3.19%) Games
6 46 (2.94%) Banking
7 43 (2.75%) Publishing
8 34 (2.17%) Advertising
9 18 (1.15%) Electronics
10 10 (0.64%) Legal
10 10 (0.64%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.51%) Automotive
11 8 (0.51%) French Language
12 5 (0.32%) Back Office
12 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.19%) German Language
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 859 (54.85%) Developer
2 439 (28.03%) Android Developer
3 137 (8.75%) Mobile Developer
4 135 (8.62%) iOS Developer
5 134 (8.56%) Analyst
6 99 (6.32%) Designer
7 74 (4.73%) Tester
8 70 (4.47%) Senior Developer
9 68 (4.34%) Architect
10 53 (3.38%) Test Analyst
10 53 (3.38%) Java Developer
11 50 (3.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 46 (2.94%) Project Manager
13 44 (2.81%) Mobile Tester
14 42 (2.68%) Software Engineer
15 40 (2.55%) Applications Developer
16 37 (2.36%) Support Engineer
17 33 (2.11%) Lead Developer
18 32 (2.04%) PHP Developer
19 31 (1.98%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (22.67%) HTML
2 266 (16.99%) CSS
3 240 (15.33%) Web Services
4 202 (12.90%) HTML5
5 198 (12.64%) JSON
6 188 (12.01%) XML
7 184 (11.75%) Android SDK
8 124 (7.92%) RESTful
9 106 (6.77%) REST
10 104 (6.64%) .NET
11 91 (5.81%) CSS3
12 87 (5.56%) jQuery
13 73 (4.66%) iOS SDK
14 60 (3.83%) SOAP
15 58 (3.70%) PhoneGap
16 55 (3.51%) AngularJS
17 48 (3.07%) Flash
18 40 (2.55%) Ajax
19 35 (2.23%) J2EE
20 34 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 500 (31.93%) Mobile App
2 217 (13.86%) User Experience
3 165 (10.54%) Blackberry
4 149 (9.51%) iPhone
5 89 (5.68%) iPad
6 68 (4.34%) Computer Science
7 64 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (3.00%) Open Source
9 39 (2.49%) Social Media
9 39 (2.49%) Smartphone
10 30 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
11 26 (1.66%) Animation
12 24 (1.53%) Digital Media
13 23 (1.47%) Handset
14 22 (1.40%) Video on Demand
15 21 (1.34%) Client/Server
16 19 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (1.09%) Algorithms
17 17 (1.09%) Streaming Video
18 16 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 944 (60.28%) Apple iOS
2 306 (19.54%) Windows
3 124 (7.92%) Linux
4 83 (5.30%) Windows 7
5 65 (4.15%) Windows Phone
6 53 (3.38%) Windows Mobile
7 34 (2.17%) Windows XP
8 33 (2.11%) Mac OS X
9 27 (1.72%) Windows 8
10 22 (1.40%) UNIX
11 20 (1.28%) Windows Vista
11 20 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (1.02%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.45%) webOS
16 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
17 4 (0.26%) BlackBerry OS
17 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (39.40%) Android Development
2 518 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (17.94%) iOS Development
4 196 (12.52%) TDD
5 173 (11.05%) OO
6 172 (10.98%) Scrum
7 134 (8.56%) E-Commerce
8 105 (6.70%) Software Engineering
9 102 (6.51%) BDD
10 100 (6.39%) MVC
11 92 (5.87%) OOP
12 81 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
13 68 (4.34%) Test Scripting
14 60 (3.83%) Mobile Application Development
15 57 (3.64%) ITIL
16 55 (3.51%) Project Management
17 53 (3.38%) Unit Testing
18 51 (3.26%) Web Development
19 50 (3.19%) Responsive Web Design
20 48 (3.07%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 459 (29.31%) Java
2 296 (18.90%) JavaScript
3 174 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 117 (7.47%) C#
5 97 (6.19%) SQL
6 77 (4.92%) PHP
7 75 (4.79%) C++
8 67 (4.28%) Ruby
9 61 (3.90%) C
10 52 (3.32%) Python
11 26 (1.66%) Groovy
12 18 (1.15%) XPath
13 16 (1.02%) PHP5
14 12 (0.77%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.70%) Perl
16 8 (0.51%) ActionScript
16 8 (0.51%) VC++
17 7 (0.45%) Scala
18 5 (0.32%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.32%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 90 (5.75%) Degree
2 28 (1.79%) ISEB
2 28 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 13 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.64%) MCSE
7 9 (0.57%) MCSA
8 8 (0.51%) MCDST
9 7 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.45%) CCNA
10 5 (0.32%) MCITP
10 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.26%) ACSP
11 4 (0.26%) ACSA
11 4 (0.26%) MCTS
11 4 (0.26%) RHCE
11 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.26%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.09%) QA
2 7 (0.45%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.45%) SLA
3 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.19%) JTAG
5 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.064%) PAS 55
System Software
1 92 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.32%) Firmware
4 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.26%) Xen
5 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.13%) Kerio MailServer
5 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.064%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.064%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.064%) XenApp
6 1 (0.064%) XenServer
6 1 (0.064%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.064%) Varnish
6 1 (0.064%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 13 (0.83%) SCCM
1 13 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 12 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (0.32%) Puppet
5 4 (0.26%) XenMobile
5 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.19%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.064%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.064%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.064%) WSUS
8 1 (0.064%) SCOM
8 1 (0.064%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 136 (8.68%) Microsoft
2 116 (7.41%) Google
3 70 (4.47%) Apple
4 58 (3.70%) Adobe
5 54 (3.45%) Xamarin
6 34 (2.17%) Oracle
7 32 (2.04%) Citrix
8 28 (1.79%) Cisco
8 28 (1.79%) Appcelerator
9 24 (1.53%) Sencha
10 21 (1.34%) Red Hat
11 20 (1.28%) HP
11 20 (1.28%) MobileIron
12 17 (1.09%) Symantec
13 16 (1.02%) IronPort
13 16 (1.02%) VMware
14 15 (0.96%) Remedy
15 11 (0.70%) SAP
15 11 (0.70%) Facebook
16 9 (0.57%) RightFax
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable D.O.E
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 mths rolling contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago