The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 230 190 287
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +97
Contract jobs citing Android Development 170 218 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 1.01% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.33% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 172 83
Average daily rate £400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17874 16444 20506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.49% 75.99% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12665 11408 13409
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 221 325
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Android Development
England

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 24 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Android Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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City of London -19 32 £413 +10.06% 14
Docklands, London - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 375 (100.00%) Android
2 190 (50.67%) Java
3 108 (28.80%) Mobile App
4 105 (28.00%) Apple iOS
5 95 (25.33%) Android SDK
6 88 (23.47%) Google
7 84 (22.40%) iOS Development
8 72 (19.20%) JSON
9 66 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (15.73%) JavaScript
11 56 (14.93%) HTML
12 55 (14.67%) Web Services
13 54 (14.40%) XML
14 53 (14.13%) OO
14 53 (14.13%) TDD
15 51 (13.60%) OOP
16 50 (13.33%) CSS
17 49 (13.07%) C++
18 41 (10.93%) RESTful
19 39 (10.40%) HTML5
19 39 (10.40%) Objective-C
20 38 (10.13%) Software Engineering
21 35 (9.33%) Git (software)
22 32 (8.53%) Scrum
22 32 (8.53%) Facebook
23 30 (8.00%) Finance
23 30 (8.00%) C
24 28 (7.47%) Multithreading
25 27 (7.20%) REST
26 25 (6.67%) HTTP

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 7 (1.87%) Node.js
2 6 (1.60%) CMS
3 2 (0.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.27%) Drupal
4 1 (0.27%) WordPress
4 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.27%) Confluence
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) MS Office
1 2 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 2 (0.53%) Heroku
2 2 (0.53%) GitHub
2 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.67%) HTTP
2 11 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (2.67%) Internet
4 6 (1.60%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.60%) NFC
5 5 (1.33%) 3G
6 4 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.07%) VPN
6 4 (1.07%) RTSP
7 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.40%) SQLite
2 9 (2.40%) MySQL
3 8 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) MS Access
6 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.80%) Eclipse
3 16 (4.27%) Xcode
4 13 (3.47%) Subversion
5 12 (3.20%) Maven
6 11 (2.93%) PhoneGap
7 7 (1.87%) jMock
8 6 (1.60%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.60%) JUnit
9 4 (1.07%) JIRA
9 4 (1.07%) Mockito
9 4 (1.07%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.80%) Grunt
10 3 (0.80%) Yeoman
10 3 (0.80%) Hamcrest
10 3 (0.80%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.80%) JMeter
11 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (8.00%) Finance
2 20 (5.33%) Banking
3 16 (4.27%) Games
4 12 (3.20%) Retail
5 7 (1.87%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.87%) Marketing
5 7 (1.87%) Legal
5 7 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.33%) Electronics
7 4 (1.07%) Advertising
7 4 (1.07%) Automotive
8 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) French Language
8 2 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 356 (94.93%) Developer
2 297 (79.20%) Android Developer
3 32 (8.53%) Mobile Developer
4 27 (7.20%) Senior Developer
5 24 (6.40%) Senior Android Developer
6 20 (5.33%) iOS Developer
7 14 (3.73%) Lead Developer
8 11 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (2.67%) Web Developer
9 10 (2.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 6 (1.60%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (1.60%) Programmer
11 4 (1.07%) Junior
11 4 (1.07%) Architect
11 4 (1.07%) C# Developer
11 4 (1.07%) Junior Developer
12 3 (0.80%) Software Engineer
12 3 (0.80%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (0.80%) Applications Developer
12 3 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (25.33%) Android SDK
2 72 (19.20%) JSON
3 56 (14.93%) HTML
4 55 (14.67%) Web Services
5 54 (14.40%) XML
6 50 (13.33%) CSS
7 41 (10.93%) RESTful
8 39 (10.40%) HTML5
9 27 (7.20%) REST
10 18 (4.80%) CSS3
11 17 (4.53%) Android NDK
12 15 (4.00%) OpenGL
13 14 (3.73%) .NET
13 14 (3.73%) AngularJS
14 13 (3.47%) iOS SDK
14 13 (3.47%) SOAP
14 13 (3.47%) Google Maps API
15 10 (2.67%) Sass
15 10 (2.67%) LESS
16 9 (2.40%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 108 (28.80%) Mobile App
2 25 (6.67%) iPhone
3 24 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.60%) Social Media
5 16 (4.27%) Social Network
5 16 (4.27%) Client/Server
6 13 (3.47%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.47%) Open Source
7 12 (3.20%) iPad
8 10 (2.67%) Digital Media
8 10 (2.67%) Streaming Media
9 9 (2.40%) Streaming Video
10 7 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.87%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.60%) Animation
12 4 (1.07%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.07%) Augmented Reality
13 3 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.80%) Streaming Music
13 3 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 375 (100.00%) Android
2 105 (28.00%) Apple iOS
3 15 (4.00%) Linux
4 12 (3.20%) Windows
5 6 (1.60%) UNIX
6 4 (1.07%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.80%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.40%) iOS Development
2 66 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (14.13%) TDD
3 53 (14.13%) OO
4 51 (13.60%) OOP
5 38 (10.13%) Software Engineering
6 32 (8.53%) Scrum
7 28 (7.47%) Multithreading
8 23 (6.13%) MVC
9 21 (5.60%) Unit Testing
10 15 (4.00%) Automated Testing
10 15 (4.00%) Web Development
11 12 (3.20%) E-Commerce
11 12 (3.20%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (2.93%) Memory Management
12 11 (2.93%) BDD
12 11 (2.93%) Time Management
12 11 (2.93%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (2.40%) Analytics
14 8 (2.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 190 (50.67%) Java
2 59 (15.73%) JavaScript
3 49 (13.07%) C++
4 39 (10.40%) Objective-C
5 30 (8.00%) C
6 22 (5.87%) C#
7 13 (3.47%) SQL
8 12 (3.20%) Python
9 9 (2.40%) PHP
10 8 (2.13%) Ruby
11 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.53%) Lua
13 1 (0.27%) Erlang
13 1 (0.27%) Scala
13 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.27%) Clojure
13 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (5.60%) Degree
2 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 88 (23.47%) Google
2 32 (8.53%) Facebook
3 19 (5.07%) Twitter
4 5 (1.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.80%) Apple
5 3 (0.80%) Yahoo!
6 2 (0.53%) Symbian
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco
6 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.27%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.27%) Ektron
7 1 (0.27%) Brightcove
7 1 (0.27%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe
7 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.27%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.27%) Omniture
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