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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 145 105 143
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +38
Contract jobs citing Android 757 883 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.45% 1.89% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.38% 8.10% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 580 432
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 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £31.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-61.60% -13.19%
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
11873 10901 10207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.77% 23.28% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7120 6251 5491
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1004 1042
Average hourly rate £15.81 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -35 433 £375 -6.25% 162
South East -3 107 £325 - 54
North West +20 75 £340 +0.74% 47
Yorkshire +7 38 £300 -11.11% 22
East Midlands +19 32 £325 +10.63% 9
South West -8 32 £325 +6.55% 37
East of England -36 23 £300 -14.89% 35
West Midlands -38 8 £315 +9.56% 13
North East -28 4 £156 -47.91% 4
South Coast - - - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 926 (60.88%) Apple iOS
2 593 (38.99%) Android Development
3 508 (33.40%) Agile Software Development
4 459 (30.18%) Mobile App
5 434 (28.53%) Java
6 337 (22.16%) HTML
7 326 (21.43%) Windows
8 292 (19.20%) JavaScript
9 275 (18.08%) iOS Development
10 256 (16.83%) CSS
11 236 (15.52%) Web Services
12 214 (14.07%) User Experience
13 204 (13.41%) HTML5
14 193 (12.69%) JSON
15 185 (12.16%) TDD
16 177 (11.64%) XML
17 168 (11.05%) Android SDK
18 167 (10.98%) OO
18 167 (10.98%) Scrum
19 155 (10.19%) Objective-C
20 149 (9.80%) Git (software)
21 144 (9.47%) Blackberry
22 143 (9.40%) Microsoft
23 132 (8.68%) E-Commerce
24 129 (8.48%) Linux
24 129 (8.48%) iPhone
25 126 (8.28%) RESTful
26 122 (8.02%) Finance
27 121 (7.96%) C#
28 111 (7.30%) .NET

Android
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 43 (2.83%) CMS
2 41 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 29 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (1.38%) Lync
5 18 (1.18%) Node.js
5 18 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.79%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.59%) IIS
11 8 (0.53%) Apache
11 8 (0.53%) Drupal
11 8 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.46%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.46%) WordPress
12 7 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (0.46%) uiautomator
Applications
1 105 (6.90%) MS Office
2 72 (4.73%) Photoshop
3 59 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 54 (3.55%) MS Excel
5 15 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.59%) Doxygen
8 8 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.53%) InDesign
9 6 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.33%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.33%) Maya
11 3 (0.20%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.13%) MS Project
13 1 (0.066%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.066%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.066%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.066%) Blender
13 1 (0.066%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 8 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.26%) Magento
2 4 (0.26%) 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%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.05%) Google Apps
2 15 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.85%) Office 365
5 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.46%) PaaS
6 6 (0.39%) Heroku
7 4 (0.26%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.13%) IaaS
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.13%) SaaS
9 1 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.066%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.42%) HTTP
2 43 (2.83%) Internet
3 38 (2.50%) VPN
4 32 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
5 31 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.18%) LAN
6 18 (1.18%) VoIP
6 18 (1.18%) WAN
6 18 (1.18%) NFC
7 16 (1.05%) Network Security
8 14 (0.92%) RTSP
8 14 (0.92%) Firewall
8 14 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (0.85%) DNS
9 13 (0.85%) Wireless
10 12 (0.79%) HTTPS
10 12 (0.79%) SSL
10 12 (0.79%) Bluetooth
11 10 (0.66%) SAN
12 9 (0.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (5.72%) MySQL
2 49 (3.22%) SQL Server
3 45 (2.96%) SQLite
4 30 (1.97%) NoSQL
5 21 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 15 (0.99%) Hazelcast
8 8 (0.53%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.46%) Big Data
10 6 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.33%) RavenDB
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.26%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 149 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 84 (5.52%) Xcode
3 75 (4.93%) Subversion
4 73 (4.80%) Calabash
5 72 (4.73%) JIRA
6 57 (3.75%) Cucumber
7 53 (3.48%) Selenium
8 51 (3.35%) Eclipse
9 41 (2.70%) Appium
10 37 (2.43%) Axure RP
11 36 (2.37%) Jenkins
11 36 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (2.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 25 (1.64%) WebDriver
14 24 (1.58%) Maven
14 24 (1.58%) Robolectric
15 20 (1.31%) Visual Studio
16 17 (1.12%) Android Studio
17 16 (1.05%) Robotium
18 15 (0.99%) JUnit
General
1 122 (8.02%) Finance
2 90 (5.92%) Retail
3 72 (4.73%) Marketing
4 54 (3.55%) Banking
5 50 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 46 (3.02%) Games
7 41 (2.70%) Publishing
8 32 (2.10%) Advertising
9 15 (0.99%) Electronics
10 10 (0.66%) Multimedia
11 9 (0.59%) Legal
12 8 (0.53%) Automotive
12 8 (0.53%) French Language
13 5 (0.33%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.33%) Back Office
13 5 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 823 (54.11%) Developer
2 415 (27.28%) Android Developer
3 137 (9.01%) Analyst
4 135 (8.88%) Mobile Developer
5 126 (8.28%) iOS Developer
6 90 (5.92%) Designer
7 77 (5.06%) Tester
8 65 (4.27%) Architect
9 63 (4.14%) Senior Developer
10 53 (3.48%) Test Analyst
11 51 (3.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 50 (3.29%) Java Developer
13 46 (3.02%) Project Manager
14 44 (2.89%) Mobile Tester
15 42 (2.76%) Applications Developer
16 38 (2.50%) Support Engineer
17 37 (2.43%) Software Engineer
18 36 (2.37%) UI Designer
19 35 (2.30%) Service Analyst
20 34 (2.24%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (22.16%) HTML
2 256 (16.83%) CSS
3 236 (15.52%) Web Services
4 204 (13.41%) HTML5
5 193 (12.69%) JSON
6 177 (11.64%) XML
7 168 (11.05%) Android SDK
8 126 (8.28%) RESTful
9 111 (7.30%) .NET
10 108 (7.10%) CSS3
11 105 (6.90%) REST
12 90 (5.92%) jQuery
13 71 (4.67%) iOS SDK
14 57 (3.75%) AngularJS
15 53 (3.48%) PhoneGap
16 49 (3.22%) SOAP
17 45 (2.96%) Ajax
18 39 (2.56%) ASP.NET
19 37 (2.43%) Flash
19 37 (2.43%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 459 (30.18%) Mobile App
2 214 (14.07%) User Experience
3 144 (9.47%) Blackberry
4 129 (8.48%) iPhone
5 87 (5.72%) iPad
6 66 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (3.81%) Computer Science
8 41 (2.70%) Smartphone
9 39 (2.56%) Open Source
10 34 (2.24%) Mobile Payment
11 32 (2.10%) Social Media
12 28 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.58%) Client/Server
14 22 (1.45%) PKI
15 20 (1.31%) Animation
15 20 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
16 19 (1.25%) Video on Demand
17 18 (1.18%) Handset
17 18 (1.18%) Digital Media
18 17 (1.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 926 (60.88%) Apple iOS
2 326 (21.43%) Windows
3 129 (8.48%) Linux
4 79 (5.19%) Windows 7
4 79 (5.19%) Windows Phone
5 43 (2.83%) Windows Mobile
6 39 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 35 (2.30%) Windows XP
8 26 (1.71%) UNIX
9 25 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (1.58%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (1.45%) Mac OS
12 20 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (1.25%) Windows Vista
14 15 (0.99%) Windows Phone 8
15 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.39%) webOS
17 5 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
18 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (38.99%) Android Development
2 508 (33.40%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (18.08%) iOS Development
4 185 (12.16%) TDD
5 167 (10.98%) Scrum
5 167 (10.98%) OO
6 132 (8.68%) E-Commerce
7 99 (6.51%) MVC
8 94 (6.18%) Software Engineering
9 91 (5.98%) BDD
10 88 (5.79%) OOP
11 76 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (4.08%) ITIL
13 58 (3.81%) Test Scripting
14 52 (3.42%) Mobile Application Development
15 49 (3.22%) Unit Testing
16 48 (3.16%) Multithreading
16 48 (3.16%) Web Development
16 48 (3.16%) Responsive Web Design
17 47 (3.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 434 (28.53%) Java
2 292 (19.20%) JavaScript
3 155 (10.19%) Objective-C
4 121 (7.96%) C#
5 107 (7.03%) SQL
6 71 (4.67%) C++
7 69 (4.54%) PHP
8 60 (3.94%) Ruby
9 56 (3.68%) C
10 55 (3.62%) Python
11 19 (1.25%) XPath
12 18 (1.18%) Groovy
13 11 (0.72%) PowerShell
13 11 (0.72%) PHP5
13 11 (0.72%) Perl
14 8 (0.53%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.39%) Scala
15 6 (0.39%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.33%) VC++
17 4 (0.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 86 (5.65%) Degree
2 34 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.78%) ISEB
4 23 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.72%) MCSE
9 10 (0.66%) MCSA
10 8 (0.53%) MCDST
11 7 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.46%) CCNA
12 6 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.33%) MCITP
14 4 (0.26%) ACSA
14 4 (0.26%) MCTS
14 4 (0.26%) RHCE
14 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.26%) IBM Certification
14 4 (0.26%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.30%) QA
2 9 (0.59%) SLA
3 7 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.20%) JTAG
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 1 (0.066%) PAS 55
System Software
1 89 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.79%) Firmware
3 10 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.33%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.26%) XenApp
7 3 (0.20%) Xen
8 2 (0.13%) Kerio MailServer
8 2 (0.13%) XenServer
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.066%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.066%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.066%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.066%) Varnish
9 1 (0.066%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 15 (0.99%) SCCM
2 13 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (0.33%) Puppet
6 4 (0.26%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.13%) SCOM
8 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.13%) Nagios
8 2 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.066%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.066%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.066%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.066%) WSUS
Vendors
1 143 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 111 (7.30%) Google
3 64 (4.21%) Apple
4 56 (3.68%) Xamarin
5 47 (3.09%) Adobe
6 33 (2.17%) Oracle
6 33 (2.17%) Citrix
7 30 (1.97%) Cisco
7 30 (1.97%) Appcelerator
8 29 (1.91%) Red Hat
9 25 (1.64%) VMware
10 23 (1.51%) HP
11 19 (1.25%) Sencha
12 17 (1.12%) MobileIron
12 17 (1.12%) Symantec
13 13 (0.85%) Remedy
13 13 (0.85%) SAP
13 13 (0.85%) IronPort
13 13 (0.85%) Facebook
14 10 (0.66%) Sophos
London
Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £565 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £160 - £200 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £185.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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ITF Solutions
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