The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 216 244 140
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -104
Contract jobs citing Android Development 219 197 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 0.82% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.04% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 128 319
Average daily rate
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£475 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £334 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -
Android Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android Development across the London region.

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in London

Android Development
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram in London

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the London region.

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in London

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
City of London +24 52 £450 +18.03% 17
Harrow 0 2 £330 -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Android Development 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 Development.

1 431 (100.00%) Android
2 223 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (49.65%) Java
4 212 (49.19%) Apple iOS
5 181 (42.00%) Mobile App
6 163 (37.82%) iOS Development
7 145 (33.64%) Android SDK
8 129 (29.93%) TDD
9 124 (28.77%) Mobile Development
10 109 (25.29%) JSON
11 99 (22.97%) OO
12 92 (21.35%) Web Services
13 81 (18.79%) User Experience
14 79 (18.33%) Objective-C
15 78 (18.10%) JavaScript
16 76 (17.63%) XML
17 75 (17.40%) Google
18 73 (16.94%) REST
19 72 (16.71%) HTML
20 67 (15.55%) Git (software)
21 64 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
22 61 (14.15%) iOS SDK
23 59 (13.69%) CSS
24 52 (12.06%) Android Studio
24 52 (12.06%) OOP
25 50 (11.60%) Scrum
26 49 (11.37%) E-Commerce
27 44 (10.21%) SOAP
28 42 (9.74%) RESTful
29 41 (9.51%) HTML5

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Android Development 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (4.41%) Node.js
2 9 (2.09%) uiautomator
3 8 (1.86%) Confluence
4 2 (0.46%) Facebook Platform
4 2 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.23%) WordPress
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.23%) MS Project
1 1 (0.23%) MS Office
1 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.86%) GitHub
2 7 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.09%) NFC
2 7 (1.62%) Internet
3 5 (1.16%) HTTP
4 3 (0.70%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.23%) VoIP
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.23%) Wireless
5 1 (0.23%) RTSP
5 1 (0.23%) 4G
5 1 (0.23%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.12%) SQLite
2 13 (3.02%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.32%) MySQL
4 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.23%) DB2
6 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.23%) Redis
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.23%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 67 (15.55%) Git (software)
2 52 (12.06%) Android Studio
3 25 (5.80%) Xcode
4 24 (5.57%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.87%) Eclipse
6 17 (3.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 16 (3.71%) NUnit
8 14 (3.25%) Subversion
9 13 (3.02%) Gradle
10 11 (2.55%) Calabash
10 11 (2.55%) Appium
11 10 (2.32%) Robotium
12 9 (2.09%) Robolectric
13 6 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.16%) Maven
15 3 (0.70%) JIRA
15 3 (0.70%) JUnit
16 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
16 2 (0.46%) Hudson
17 1 (0.23%) Behat
General
1 29 (6.73%) Retail
2 25 (5.80%) Finance
3 16 (3.71%) Banking
4 12 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.09%) Games
6 8 (1.86%) Automotive
7 7 (1.62%) Marketing
8 6 (1.39%) Publishing
9 4 (0.93%) Advertising
10 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Back Office
10 3 (0.70%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 395 (91.65%) Developer
2 288 (66.82%) Android Developer
3 74 (17.17%) Mobile Developer
3 74 (17.17%) Senior Developer
4 70 (16.24%) iOS Developer
5 57 (13.23%) Senior Android Developer
6 22 (5.10%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 18 (4.18%) Applications Developer
7 18 (4.18%) Lead Developer
8 14 (3.25%) Lead Android Developer
9 8 (1.86%) Programmer
10 7 (1.62%) Java Developer
10 7 (1.62%) Senior iOS Developer
11 6 (1.39%) Software Engineer
11 6 (1.39%) Project Manager
12 5 (1.16%) Junior
12 5 (1.16%) Junior Developer
13 4 (0.93%) Business Analyst
13 4 (0.93%) Analyst
13 4 (0.93%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (33.64%) Android SDK
2 109 (25.29%) JSON
3 92 (21.35%) Web Services
4 76 (17.63%) XML
5 73 (16.94%) REST
6 72 (16.71%) HTML
7 61 (14.15%) iOS SDK
8 59 (13.69%) CSS
9 44 (10.21%) SOAP
10 42 (9.74%) RESTful
11 41 (9.51%) HTML5
12 29 (6.73%) Cocoa
13 18 (4.18%) AngularJS
14 16 (3.71%) Ajax
15 15 (3.48%) jQuery
15 15 (3.48%) .NET
15 15 (3.48%) Flash
16 12 (2.78%) CSS3
17 10 (2.32%) Spring
18 8 (1.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 181 (42.00%) Mobile App
2 81 (18.79%) User Experience
3 27 (6.26%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.48%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (3.02%) Social Media
6 12 (2.78%) iPad
6 12 (2.78%) iPhone
7 11 (2.55%) Streaming Video
7 11 (2.55%) Smartphone
8 10 (2.32%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.09%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.09%) Cryptography
9 9 (2.09%) Social Network
10 8 (1.86%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.39%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.39%) Physics
11 6 (1.39%) FMCG
12 5 (1.16%) Streaming Media
12 5 (1.16%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.93%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 431 (100.00%) Android
2 212 (49.19%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.32%) Windows
4 5 (1.16%) Linux
5 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.23%) UNIX
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (37.82%) iOS Development
3 129 (29.93%) TDD
4 124 (28.77%) Mobile Development
5 99 (22.97%) OO
6 64 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (12.06%) OOP
8 50 (11.60%) Scrum
9 49 (11.37%) E-Commerce
10 40 (9.28%) Software Engineering
11 37 (8.58%) Unit Testing
11 37 (8.58%) BDD
12 30 (6.96%) Automated Testing
13 28 (6.50%) MVC
14 27 (6.26%) Mobile Application Development
15 25 (5.80%) Open Source
16 15 (3.48%) Multithreading
16 15 (3.48%) Mentoring
17 14 (3.25%) Memory Management
18 12 (2.78%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 214 (49.65%) Java
2 79 (18.33%) Objective-C
3 78 (18.10%) JavaScript
4 40 (9.28%) C++
5 34 (7.89%) C#
6 20 (4.64%) SQL
7 17 (3.94%) Apple Swift
8 11 (2.55%) Python
9 10 (2.32%) Scala
10 9 (2.09%) C
10 9 (2.09%) PHP
11 8 (1.86%) Ruby
12 7 (1.62%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.93%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.70%) GLSL
14 3 (0.70%) Go
15 2 (0.46%) Clojure
15 2 (0.46%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.46%) Groovy
15 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (5.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (1.62%) yum
1 7 (1.62%) Puppet
1 7 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.93%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 75 (17.40%) Google
2 15 (3.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.48%) Apple
3 8 (1.86%) Facebook
4 7 (1.62%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.62%) HP
4 7 (1.62%) SaltStack
5 6 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.16%) Appcelerator
7 4 (0.93%) Informatica
8 3 (0.70%) hybris
8 3 (0.70%) Twitter
9 2 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle
9 2 (0.46%) SAP
10 1 (0.23%) IBM
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe
10 1 (0.23%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.23%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.23%) ATG
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