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 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
Android Software Development
Rank 250 149 217
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +68
Contract jobs citing Android Development 182 361 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 1.42% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.83% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 272 156
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Average hourly rate £53.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -6.66%
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
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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
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 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
City of London -47 31 £400 - 20
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 407 (100.00%) Android
2 203 (49.88%) Java
3 162 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (38.82%) Apple iOS
5 118 (28.99%) Android SDK
6 116 (28.50%) Mobile App
7 114 (28.01%) iOS Development
7 114 (28.01%) Web Services
8 91 (22.36%) JSON
9 82 (20.15%) Google
10 81 (19.90%) XML
11 76 (18.67%) HTML
12 72 (17.69%) TDD
13 67 (16.46%) JavaScript
13 67 (16.46%) User Experience
14 61 (14.99%) RESTful
15 60 (14.74%) OO
16 56 (13.76%) Git (software)
17 52 (12.78%) CSS
18 50 (12.29%) OOP
19 49 (12.04%) Objective-C
20 46 (11.30%) Scrum
21 38 (9.34%) Software Engineering
22 37 (9.09%) E-Commerce
23 35 (8.60%) Multithreading
23 35 (8.60%) REST
24 33 (8.11%) HTML5
24 33 (8.11%) Subversion
25 32 (7.86%) MVC
26 31 (7.62%) Degree

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (3.69%) CMS
2 3 (0.74%) IIS
2 3 (0.74%) Node.js
3 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.49%) WordPress
3 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.25%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (2.70%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.74%) Maya
2 3 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.88%) HTTP
2 14 (3.44%) VPN
3 12 (2.95%) NFC
4 11 (2.70%) RTSP
4 11 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 11 (2.70%) Bluetooth
5 8 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.72%) Internet
7 6 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.23%) VoIP
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
9 1 (0.25%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.67%) MySQL
2 14 (3.44%) SQLite
3 10 (2.46%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (13.76%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.11%) Subversion
3 28 (6.88%) Xcode
4 22 (5.41%) Eclipse
5 14 (3.44%) Gradle
6 12 (2.95%) JIRA
7 10 (2.46%) NUnit
7 10 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.46%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.97%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.97%) Robolectric
9 6 (1.47%) Android Studio
9 6 (1.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (0.74%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.25%) Robotium
11 1 (0.25%) Selenium
11 1 (0.25%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.25%) Ant
General
1 23 (5.65%) Finance
2 22 (5.41%) Publishing
3 21 (5.16%) Marketing
4 17 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.21%) Retail
6 8 (1.97%) Advertising
6 8 (1.97%) Games
7 6 (1.47%) Banking
8 3 (0.74%) French Language
8 3 (0.74%) German Language
9 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.49%) Automotive
9 2 (0.49%) Legal
9 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 381 (93.61%) Developer
2 304 (74.69%) Android Developer
3 47 (11.55%) iOS Developer
4 34 (8.35%) Senior Developer
5 29 (7.13%) Mobile Developer
6 28 (6.88%) Lead Developer
7 23 (5.65%) Senior Android Developer
8 12 (2.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 10 (2.46%) Applications Developer
10 8 (1.97%) PHP Developer
11 6 (1.47%) Analyst
11 6 (1.47%) Java Developer
12 5 (1.23%) Web Developer
12 5 (1.23%) Architect
12 5 (1.23%) Business Analyst
12 5 (1.23%) Xamarin Developer
13 4 (0.98%) Senior iOS Developer
13 4 (0.98%) iPhone Developer
13 4 (0.98%) Software Engineer
13 4 (0.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (28.99%) Android SDK
2 114 (28.01%) Web Services
3 91 (22.36%) JSON
4 81 (19.90%) XML
5 76 (18.67%) HTML
6 61 (14.99%) RESTful
7 52 (12.78%) CSS
8 35 (8.60%) REST
9 33 (8.11%) HTML5
10 29 (7.13%) iOS SDK
11 22 (5.41%) SOAP
12 15 (3.69%) .NET
13 14 (3.44%) J2EE
13 14 (3.44%) Flash
13 14 (3.44%) OpenGL
14 10 (2.46%) jQuery
15 7 (1.72%) Ajax
15 7 (1.72%) XMPP
15 7 (1.72%) RoboGuice
15 7 (1.72%) RoboSpice
Miscellaneous
1 116 (28.50%) Mobile App
2 67 (16.46%) User Experience
3 22 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.41%) iPhone
3 22 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.69%) Open Source
5 14 (3.44%) Social Media
5 14 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.46%) iPad
6 10 (2.46%) Mobile Payment
7 9 (2.21%) Streaming Media
8 7 (1.72%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.72%) Animation
8 7 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.72%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.47%) Social Network
9 6 (1.47%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.23%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 407 (100.00%) Android
2 158 (38.82%) Apple iOS
3 21 (5.16%) Windows
4 16 (3.93%) Linux
5 4 (0.98%) UNIX
5 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (28.01%) iOS Development
3 72 (17.69%) TDD
4 60 (14.74%) OO
5 50 (12.29%) OOP
6 46 (11.30%) Scrum
7 38 (9.34%) Software Engineering
8 37 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 35 (8.60%) Multithreading
10 32 (7.86%) MVC
11 21 (5.16%) BDD
12 20 (4.91%) Mobile Application Development
13 19 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (4.18%) Unit Testing
15 16 (3.93%) Mentoring
16 14 (3.44%) Web Development
17 12 (2.95%) Mobile Commerce
18 11 (2.70%) Integration Testing
19 10 (2.46%) Test Scripting
19 10 (2.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 203 (49.88%) Java
2 67 (16.46%) JavaScript
3 49 (12.04%) Objective-C
4 27 (6.63%) SQL
5 25 (6.14%) C++
6 18 (4.42%) PHP
6 18 (4.42%) C#
7 17 (4.18%) C
8 7 (1.72%) PHP5
9 4 (0.98%) Ruby
10 3 (0.74%) Lua
10 3 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (0.74%) ActionScript 2.0
10 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.74%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.49%) Python
12 1 (0.25%) Perl
12 1 (0.25%) Groovy
12 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (7.62%) Degree
2 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.49%) CBAP
3 2 (0.49%) ISEB
3 2 (0.49%) Siebel Certification
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 82 (20.15%) Google
2 15 (3.69%) Xamarin
3 9 (2.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.23%) Apple
4 5 (1.23%) TIBCO
5 4 (0.98%) Perforce
5 4 (0.98%) Oracle
6 3 (0.74%) StreamBase
6 3 (0.74%) Metastorm
6 3 (0.74%) Facebook
7 2 (0.49%) Twitter
7 2 (0.49%) Siebel
7 2 (0.49%) Zend
7 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.49%) Ektron
8 1 (0.25%) Sencha
8 1 (0.25%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.25%) Symbian
8 1 (0.25%) Motorola
8 1 (0.25%) MobileIron
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