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 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
Android Software Development
Rank 262 182 208
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +26
Contract jobs citing Android Development 148 277 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 1.16% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.50% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 203 142
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 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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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 -30 23 £425 +6.25% 10
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 330 (100.00%) Android
2 167 (50.61%) Java
3 144 (43.64%) Apple iOS
4 140 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (31.52%) Web Services
6 100 (30.30%) iOS Development
7 91 (27.58%) Android SDK
8 90 (27.27%) Mobile App
9 75 (22.73%) JSON
10 68 (20.61%) User Experience
11 67 (20.30%) HTML
12 66 (20.00%) TDD
12 66 (20.00%) Google
13 63 (19.09%) JavaScript
14 61 (18.48%) OO
15 58 (17.58%) XML
16 56 (16.97%) Git (software)
17 52 (15.76%) RESTful
18 49 (14.85%) CSS
19 43 (13.03%) OOP
19 43 (13.03%) Scrum
20 40 (12.12%) Objective-C
21 39 (11.82%) E-Commerce
22 32 (9.70%) MVC
22 32 (9.70%) REST
22 32 (9.70%) HTML5
23 30 (9.09%) Multithreading
24 28 (8.48%) Finance
25 27 (8.18%) QA
25 27 (8.18%) iOS SDK

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (3.03%) CMS
2 6 (1.82%) Node.js
3 3 (0.91%) WordPress
3 3 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.61%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.30%) Drupal
5 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.30%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (2.12%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.91%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.91%) Maya
2 3 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Heroku
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.97%) HTTP
2 8 (2.42%) RTSP
3 7 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.12%) VPN
3 7 (2.12%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.52%) Internet
6 4 (1.21%) VoIP
7 1 (0.30%) NFC
7 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.15%) MySQL
2 11 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.42%) SQLite
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (16.97%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.97%) Subversion
3 22 (6.67%) Android Studio
4 20 (6.06%) Xcode
5 18 (5.45%) Eclipse
6 11 (3.33%) Robolectric
7 8 (2.42%) JUnit
7 8 (2.42%) NUnit
8 7 (2.12%) Maven
8 7 (2.12%) Gradle
9 6 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.82%) Calabash
10 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.21%) JIRA
11 4 (1.21%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (0.91%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.91%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (8.48%) Finance
2 15 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.33%) Retail
3 11 (3.33%) Marketing
4 10 (3.03%) Publishing
4 10 (3.03%) Games
5 6 (1.82%) Banking
6 3 (0.91%) French Language
6 3 (0.91%) German Language
6 3 (0.91%) Law
6 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.91%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Military
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 305 (92.42%) Developer
2 237 (71.82%) Android Developer
3 38 (11.52%) Senior Developer
4 32 (9.70%) Senior Android Developer
5 30 (9.09%) iOS Developer
6 29 (8.79%) Mobile Developer
7 14 (4.24%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 13 (3.94%) Applications Developer
9 10 (3.03%) Architect
10 8 (2.42%) Lead Developer
11 7 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (1.82%) Web Developer
12 6 (1.82%) Java Developer
13 5 (1.52%) C# Developer
14 4 (1.21%) Analyst
14 4 (1.21%) Programmer
14 4 (1.21%) PHP Developer
14 4 (1.21%) Mobile Solutions Architect
14 4 (1.21%) Xamarin Developer
15 3 (0.91%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (31.52%) Web Services
2 91 (27.58%) Android SDK
3 75 (22.73%) JSON
4 67 (20.30%) HTML
5 58 (17.58%) XML
6 52 (15.76%) RESTful
7 49 (14.85%) CSS
8 32 (9.70%) HTML5
8 32 (9.70%) REST
9 27 (8.18%) iOS SDK
10 18 (5.45%) SOAP
10 18 (5.45%) .NET
10 18 (5.45%) J2EE
11 15 (4.55%) jQuery
12 12 (3.64%) Ajax
12 12 (3.64%) OpenGL
12 12 (3.64%) CSS3
13 11 (3.33%) Flash
14 7 (2.12%) RoboGuice
14 7 (2.12%) RoboSpice
Miscellaneous
1 90 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 68 (20.61%) User Experience
3 12 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.64%) iPhone
4 10 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (2.73%) Social Media
5 9 (2.73%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.82%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.52%) iPad
7 5 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.52%) Streaming Media
7 5 (1.52%) Animation
8 4 (1.21%) Open Source
8 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.21%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.91%) Social Gaming
9 3 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 330 (100.00%) Android
2 144 (43.64%) Apple iOS
3 20 (6.06%) Windows
4 17 (5.15%) Linux
5 6 (1.82%) UNIX
6 4 (1.21%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.21%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (30.30%) iOS Development
3 66 (20.00%) TDD
4 61 (18.48%) OO
5 43 (13.03%) OOP
5 43 (13.03%) Scrum
6 39 (11.82%) E-Commerce
7 32 (9.70%) MVC
8 30 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 21 (6.36%) Unit Testing
10 20 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (5.76%) BDD
12 17 (5.15%) Mobile Application Development
12 17 (5.15%) OOD
13 15 (4.55%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
14 11 (3.33%) Waterfall
15 10 (3.03%) Mentoring
16 9 (2.73%) Kanban
17 7 (2.12%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 167 (50.61%) Java
2 63 (19.09%) JavaScript
3 40 (12.12%) Objective-C
4 25 (7.58%) C++
5 21 (6.36%) SQL
6 20 (6.06%) C#
7 16 (4.85%) C
7 16 (4.85%) PHP
8 6 (1.82%) Ruby
9 3 (0.91%) Lua
9 3 (0.91%) PHP5
9 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.91%) ActionScript
9 3 (0.91%) Python
9 3 (0.91%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (0.91%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.61%) Scala
11 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (6.36%) Degree
2 2 (0.61%) Siebel Certification
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.30%) CBAP
3 1 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Varnish
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) yum
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (20.00%) Google
2 10 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.73%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.21%) Apple
4 4 (1.21%) Oracle
5 3 (0.91%) Zend
5 3 (0.91%) Sitecore
5 3 (0.91%) TIBCO
5 3 (0.91%) Facebook
6 2 (0.61%) Twitter
6 2 (0.61%) Perforce
6 2 (0.61%) Siebel
7 1 (0.30%) Symbian
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe
7 1 (0.30%) Motorola
7 1 (0.30%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.30%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.30%) Metastorm
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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