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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 255 150 215
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +65
Contract jobs citing Android Development 180 361 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 1.42% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.84% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 273 161
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 17
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
19071 19669 18770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.41% 77.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13778 13777 12793
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 231 331
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 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 21 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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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 -33 31 £400 - 14
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 21 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.

1 404 (100.00%) Android
2 203 (50.25%) Java
3 161 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (38.61%) Apple iOS
5 118 (29.21%) Android SDK
6 116 (28.71%) Mobile App
7 113 (27.97%) Web Services
8 112 (27.72%) iOS Development
9 92 (22.77%) JSON
10 81 (20.05%) XML
11 80 (19.80%) Google
12 76 (18.81%) HTML
13 70 (17.33%) TDD
14 67 (16.58%) JavaScript
15 65 (16.09%) User Experience
16 62 (15.35%) OO
16 62 (15.35%) RESTful
17 56 (13.86%) Git (software)
18 53 (13.12%) OOP
19 51 (12.62%) CSS
20 49 (12.13%) Objective-C
21 42 (10.40%) Scrum
22 37 (9.16%) E-Commerce
23 36 (8.91%) Software Engineering
23 36 (8.91%) REST
24 35 (8.66%) Multithreading
25 33 (8.17%) MVC
25 33 (8.17%) HTML5
26 32 (7.92%) Subversion
27 31 (7.67%) Degree

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 14 (3.47%) CMS
2 3 (0.74%) IIS
2 3 (0.74%) Node.js
3 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.50%) WordPress
3 2 (0.50%) 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 (2.72%) 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 (1.98%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) 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 29 (7.18%) HTTP
2 14 (3.47%) VPN
3 12 (2.97%) NFC
4 11 (2.72%) HTTPS
4 11 (2.72%) Bluetooth
5 10 (2.48%) RTSP
6 9 (2.23%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.73%) Internet
8 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.24%) VoIP
10 1 (0.25%) SSL
10 1 (0.25%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.70%) MySQL
2 13 (3.22%) SQLite
3 10 (2.48%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.73%) 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 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 32 (7.92%) Subversion
3 29 (7.18%) Xcode
4 22 (5.45%) Eclipse
5 14 (3.47%) Gradle
6 12 (2.97%) JIRA
7 10 (2.48%) Bitbucket
8 9 (2.23%) NUnit
8 9 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.98%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.98%) Robolectric
10 6 (1.49%) Android Studio
10 6 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (0.74%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.25%) Robotium
12 1 (0.25%) Selenium
12 1 (0.25%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.25%) Ant
General
1 23 (5.69%) Finance
2 21 (5.20%) Publishing
2 21 (5.20%) Marketing
3 16 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.98%) Games
4 8 (1.98%) Retail
4 8 (1.98%) Advertising
5 6 (1.49%) Banking
6 4 (0.99%) French Language
6 4 (0.99%) German Language
7 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.50%) Automotive
7 2 (0.50%) Legal
7 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 378 (93.56%) Developer
2 303 (75.00%) Android Developer
3 47 (11.63%) iOS Developer
4 34 (8.42%) Senior Developer
5 30 (7.43%) Mobile Developer
6 28 (6.93%) Lead Developer
7 23 (5.69%) Senior Android Developer
8 12 (2.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 10 (2.48%) Applications Developer
10 8 (1.98%) PHP Developer
11 6 (1.49%) Analyst
11 6 (1.49%) Java Developer
12 5 (1.24%) Web Developer
12 5 (1.24%) Architect
12 5 (1.24%) Business Analyst
12 5 (1.24%) Xamarin Developer
13 4 (0.99%) Senior iOS Developer
13 4 (0.99%) iPhone Developer
13 4 (0.99%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (0.99%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (29.21%) Android SDK
2 113 (27.97%) Web Services
3 92 (22.77%) JSON
4 81 (20.05%) XML
5 76 (18.81%) HTML
6 62 (15.35%) RESTful
7 51 (12.62%) CSS
8 36 (8.91%) REST
9 33 (8.17%) HTML5
10 29 (7.18%) iOS SDK
11 22 (5.45%) SOAP
12 14 (3.47%) .NET
12 14 (3.47%) J2EE
12 14 (3.47%) OpenGL
13 13 (3.22%) Flash
14 10 (2.48%) jQuery
15 7 (1.73%) Ajax
15 7 (1.73%) XMPP
15 7 (1.73%) CSS3
15 7 (1.73%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 116 (28.71%) Mobile App
2 65 (16.09%) User Experience
3 24 (5.94%) iPhone
4 23 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 22 (5.45%) Blackberry
6 15 (3.71%) Open Source
7 14 (3.47%) Social Media
7 14 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.97%) iPad
9 10 (2.48%) Streaming Media
9 10 (2.48%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (1.98%) Animation
10 8 (1.98%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.73%) Cryptography
11 7 (1.73%) Video on Demand
12 6 (1.49%) Social Network
12 6 (1.49%) Digital Media
13 5 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (1.24%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 404 (100.00%) Android
2 156 (38.61%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.70%) Windows
4 16 (3.96%) Linux
5 4 (0.99%) UNIX
5 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (27.72%) iOS Development
3 70 (17.33%) TDD
4 62 (15.35%) OO
5 53 (13.12%) OOP
6 42 (10.40%) Scrum
7 37 (9.16%) E-Commerce
8 36 (8.91%) Software Engineering
9 35 (8.66%) Multithreading
10 33 (8.17%) MVC
11 20 (4.95%) BDD
11 20 (4.95%) Mobile Application Development
12 19 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (4.21%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.96%) Unit Testing
15 14 (3.47%) Web Development
16 12 (2.97%) Mobile Commerce
17 10 (2.48%) Integration Testing
17 10 (2.48%) Test Scripting
17 10 (2.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 203 (50.25%) Java
2 67 (16.58%) JavaScript
3 49 (12.13%) Objective-C
4 27 (6.68%) SQL
5 25 (6.19%) C++
6 18 (4.46%) PHP
7 17 (4.21%) C
7 17 (4.21%) C#
8 7 (1.73%) PHP5
9 3 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (0.74%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (0.74%) Ruby
9 3 (0.74%) Lua
9 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.74%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.50%) Python
11 1 (0.25%) Perl
11 1 (0.25%) Groovy
11 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (7.67%) Degree
2 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.50%) CBAP
3 2 (0.50%) ISEB
3 2 (0.50%) Siebel Certification
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 80 (19.80%) Google
2 15 (3.71%) Xamarin
3 9 (2.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.24%) Apple
5 4 (0.99%) TIBCO
5 4 (0.99%) Perforce
5 4 (0.99%) Oracle
6 3 (0.74%) StreamBase
6 3 (0.74%) Metastorm
6 3 (0.74%) Facebook
7 2 (0.50%) Twitter
7 2 (0.50%) Siebel
7 2 (0.50%) Zend
7 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.50%) 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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