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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 142 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing Android 765 775 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.54% 1.65% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 7.28% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 513 417
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 28
Average hourly rate £19.88 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.21% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £20.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
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
11585 10648 9916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.37% 22.74% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6961 6073 5308
Average daily rate £363 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 966 1058
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -13 440 £385 -3.75% 93
South East -11 108 £325 -7.14% 50
North West +23 65 £350 +7.69% 28
East Midlands +27 42 £325 - 5
South West -9 40 £350 +12.90% 30
East of England -16 27 £235 -32.85% 19
Yorkshire -5 24 £333 -1.48% 24
West Midlands -15 12 £263 -14.28% 7
North East -27 3 £200 -33.33% 4
South Coast - - - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 938 (62.12%) Apple iOS
2 568 (37.62%) Android Development
3 519 (34.37%) Agile Software Development
4 434 (28.74%) Mobile App
5 417 (27.62%) Java
6 372 (24.64%) Windows
7 338 (22.38%) HTML
8 303 (20.07%) JavaScript
9 281 (18.61%) iOS Development
10 261 (17.28%) CSS
11 235 (15.56%) User Experience
12 209 (13.84%) HTML5
13 206 (13.64%) Web Services
14 183 (12.12%) TDD
14 183 (12.12%) Scrum
15 181 (11.99%) JSON
16 170 (11.26%) OO
17 163 (10.79%) Android SDK
18 159 (10.53%) XML
18 159 (10.53%) Microsoft
19 157 (10.40%) Git (software)
20 152 (10.07%) Finance
21 150 (9.93%) Blackberry
22 142 (9.40%) Objective-C
23 134 (8.87%) RESTful
24 131 (8.68%) E-Commerce
25 128 (8.48%) iPhone
26 123 (8.15%) Linux
27 118 (7.81%) REST
28 114 (7.55%) .NET

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (2.98%) MS Exchange
2 39 (2.58%) CMS
3 28 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (1.85%) Node.js
4 25 (1.66%) Lync
5 18 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.60%) Apache
10 9 (0.60%) IIS
11 8 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (0.53%) uiautomator
12 7 (0.46%) Drupal
13 6 (0.40%) WordPress
14 5 (0.33%) nginx
14 5 (0.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 109 (7.22%) MS Office
2 83 (5.50%) Photoshop
3 67 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 56 (3.71%) MS Excel
5 13 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.79%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.46%) Doxygen
8 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.40%) InDesign
8 6 (0.40%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.33%) Maya
10 4 (0.26%) MS Project
10 4 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.066%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.066%) Blender
11 1 (0.066%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.066%) Mudbox
11 1 (0.066%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (0.40%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.20%) Magento
2 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.066%) Maximo
4 1 (0.066%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.06%) Google Apps
2 13 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.79%) Office 365
4 11 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.53%) PaaS
7 7 (0.46%) Heroku
7 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.26%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.13%) SaaS
10 2 (0.13%) IaaS
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.066%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.51%) HTTP
2 36 (2.38%) Internet
3 31 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
5 29 (1.92%) VPN
6 18 (1.19%) LAN
6 18 (1.19%) WAN
6 18 (1.19%) Network Security
7 16 (1.06%) NFC
8 15 (0.99%) SSL
9 14 (0.93%) DNS
9 14 (0.93%) Wireless
10 13 (0.86%) Firewall
10 13 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (0.79%) VoIP
11 12 (0.79%) LDAP
12 11 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (0.66%) HTTPS
14 9 (0.60%) SAN
14 9 (0.60%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (5.43%) MySQL
2 45 (2.98%) SQL Server
3 37 (2.45%) SQLite
4 28 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 21 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 15 (0.99%) Hazelcast
7 14 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 11 (0.73%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.33%) RavenDB
9 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.26%) Big Data
10 4 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.20%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 157 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 92 (6.09%) Xcode
3 88 (5.83%) Calabash
4 69 (4.57%) Subversion
5 65 (4.30%) JIRA
6 56 (3.71%) Cucumber
7 55 (3.64%) Selenium
7 55 (3.64%) Appium
8 46 (3.05%) Eclipse
8 46 (3.05%) Jenkins
9 40 (2.65%) Axure RP
10 36 (2.38%) Android Studio
11 34 (2.25%) Maven
12 33 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (2.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 26 (1.72%) JUnit
15 23 (1.52%) Robotium
16 22 (1.46%) WebDriver
17 20 (1.32%) Robolectric
18 19 (1.26%) Ant
General
1 152 (10.07%) Finance
2 101 (6.69%) Retail
3 72 (4.77%) Banking
4 62 (4.11%) Marketing
5 47 (3.11%) Games
6 45 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 39 (2.58%) Publishing
8 22 (1.46%) Advertising
9 13 (0.86%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.73%) Legal
10 11 (0.73%) Electronics
11 10 (0.66%) Automotive
12 9 (0.60%) French Language
13 6 (0.40%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.40%) Law
13 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.33%) Back Office
15 4 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 787 (52.12%) Developer
2 386 (25.56%) Android Developer
3 145 (9.60%) Analyst
4 138 (9.14%) Mobile Developer
5 124 (8.21%) iOS Developer
6 108 (7.15%) Designer
7 72 (4.77%) Senior Developer
8 71 (4.70%) Tester
9 68 (4.50%) Architect
10 52 (3.44%) Test Analyst
11 51 (3.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 49 (3.25%) UI Designer
13 43 (2.85%) Applications Developer
14 42 (2.78%) Java Developer
15 40 (2.65%) Project Manager
16 39 (2.58%) Support Engineer
17 38 (2.52%) Service Analyst
17 38 (2.52%) Senior Android Developer
18 36 (2.38%) Mobile Tester
18 36 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (22.38%) HTML
2 261 (17.28%) CSS
3 209 (13.84%) HTML5
4 206 (13.64%) Web Services
5 181 (11.99%) JSON
6 163 (10.79%) Android SDK
7 159 (10.53%) XML
8 134 (8.87%) RESTful
9 118 (7.81%) REST
10 114 (7.55%) .NET
11 112 (7.42%) CSS3
12 94 (6.23%) jQuery
13 74 (4.90%) iOS SDK
14 67 (4.44%) AngularJS
15 62 (4.11%) PhoneGap
16 46 (3.05%) SOAP
17 45 (2.98%) Apache Cordova
18 42 (2.78%) Ajax
19 39 (2.58%) ASP.NET
20 33 (2.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 434 (28.74%) Mobile App
2 235 (15.56%) User Experience
3 150 (9.93%) Blackberry
4 128 (8.48%) iPhone
5 93 (6.16%) iPad
6 60 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (3.84%) Computer Science
8 38 (2.52%) Smartphone
9 34 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
10 28 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
11 27 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (1.66%) Open Source
13 24 (1.59%) Social Media
14 22 (1.46%) Client/Server
15 20 (1.32%) Handset
16 19 (1.26%) Algorithms
17 18 (1.19%) PKI
17 18 (1.19%) CESG
18 17 (1.13%) Management Information System
19 16 (1.06%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 938 (62.12%) Apple iOS
2 372 (24.64%) Windows
3 123 (8.15%) Linux
4 86 (5.70%) Windows 7
4 86 (5.70%) Windows Phone
5 47 (3.11%) Windows Mobile
6 43 (2.85%) Mac OS X
7 41 (2.72%) Windows XP
8 27 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 25 (1.66%) UNIX
10 24 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (1.46%) Mac OS
12 19 (1.26%) Windows Phone 8
13 18 (1.19%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.46%) webOS
16 6 (0.40%) Windows Phone 7
17 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (37.62%) Android Development
2 519 (34.37%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (18.61%) iOS Development
4 183 (12.12%) TDD
4 183 (12.12%) Scrum
5 170 (11.26%) OO
6 131 (8.68%) E-Commerce
7 99 (6.56%) BDD
8 96 (6.36%) Software Engineering
9 94 (6.23%) MVC
10 90 (5.96%) OOP
11 85 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (4.83%) ITIL
13 56 (3.71%) Mobile Application Development
14 55 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
15 54 (3.58%) Test Scripting
16 53 (3.51%) Unit Testing
17 47 (3.11%) Multithreading
18 45 (2.98%) Waterfall
19 44 (2.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 417 (27.62%) Java
2 303 (20.07%) JavaScript
3 142 (9.40%) Objective-C
4 107 (7.09%) C#
5 104 (6.89%) SQL
6 68 (4.50%) C++
7 56 (3.71%) Ruby
8 55 (3.64%) C
9 53 (3.51%) PHP
10 49 (3.25%) Python
11 19 (1.26%) XPath
12 12 (0.79%) Groovy
13 10 (0.66%) PHP5
14 9 (0.60%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.53%) Perl
16 7 (0.46%) Scala
17 6 (0.40%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.33%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.33%) ActionScript
18 5 (0.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 96 (6.36%) Degree
2 34 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 30 (1.99%) ISEB
4 25 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.93%) MCSE
7 12 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.66%) MCSA
8 10 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.66%) CCNA
9 9 (0.60%) MCDST
9 9 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.40%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.33%) MCITP
12 4 (0.26%) MCTS
12 4 (0.26%) IBM Certification
12 4 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (7.42%) QA
2 17 (1.13%) SLA
3 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 1 (0.066%) PAS 55
7 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.99%) Firmware
3 12 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.33%) XenApp
6 5 (0.33%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.20%) XenServer
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) Kerio MailServer
8 2 (0.13%) Xen
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.066%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.066%) Docker
9 1 (0.066%) vSphere
9 1 (0.066%) IAG
9 1 (0.066%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (1.13%) SCCM
2 15 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.20%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.20%) SCOM
5 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.20%) Puppet
5 3 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.13%) Nagios
6 2 (0.13%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.066%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.066%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.066%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.066%) Ansible
7 1 (0.066%) SELinux
7 1 (0.066%) cPanel
7 1 (0.066%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.066%) yum
Vendors
1 159 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 110 (7.28%) Google
3 80 (5.30%) Apple
4 48 (3.18%) Adobe
5 46 (3.05%) Xamarin
6 36 (2.38%) Cisco
7 32 (2.12%) Red Hat
8 30 (1.99%) VMware
9 28 (1.85%) Citrix
10 27 (1.79%) HP
10 27 (1.79%) Oracle
11 26 (1.72%) Appcelerator
12 22 (1.46%) Sencha
13 20 (1.32%) Symantec
14 17 (1.13%) MobileIron
15 16 (1.06%) SAP
16 13 (0.86%) IronPort
17 11 (0.73%) Remedy
17 11 (0.73%) IBM
17 11 (0.73%) F5
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Midhurst, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per hour DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day £competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago