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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 233 216 183
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -33
Contract jobs citing Android Development 155 202 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.92% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.18% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 148 169
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
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
16159 17087 15138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 78.17% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 11767 10514
Average daily rate £450 £445 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 237 299
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 January 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 +7 29 £425 +6.25% 15
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 338 (100.00%) Android
2 165 (48.82%) Java
3 150 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (43.49%) Apple iOS
5 106 (31.36%) Web Services
6 102 (30.18%) iOS Development
7 97 (28.70%) Mobile App
8 90 (26.63%) Android SDK
9 77 (22.78%) TDD
10 76 (22.49%) User Experience
11 71 (21.01%) Google
11 71 (21.01%) JSON
11 71 (21.01%) HTML
12 69 (20.41%) JavaScript
13 62 (18.34%) OO
14 56 (16.57%) XML
14 56 (16.57%) Git (software)
15 52 (15.38%) CSS
15 52 (15.38%) Scrum
16 48 (14.20%) E-Commerce
17 44 (13.02%) RESTful
18 42 (12.43%) OOP
19 38 (11.24%) REST
20 37 (10.95%) Objective-C
21 35 (10.36%) HTML5
22 33 (9.76%) Android Studio
23 31 (9.17%) MVC
24 30 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
25 28 (8.28%) BDD
26 27 (7.99%) iOS SDK

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (2.37%) CMS
2 6 (1.78%) Node.js
3 3 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.59%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.59%) WordPress
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) Drupal
5 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.30%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (2.07%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.89%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
3 1 (0.30%) Heroku
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.51%) HTTP
2 8 (2.37%) HTTPS
3 7 (2.07%) VPN
4 6 (1.78%) RTSP
4 6 (1.78%) Internet
4 6 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.89%) VoIP
6 3 (0.89%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.89%) NFC
7 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.03%) MySQL
2 14 (4.14%) SQLite
3 13 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 56 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.76%) Android Studio
3 23 (6.80%) Subversion
4 18 (5.33%) Xcode
5 17 (5.03%) Eclipse
6 13 (3.85%) Robolectric
6 13 (3.85%) JUnit
7 11 (3.25%) Maven
7 11 (3.25%) Gradle
8 10 (2.96%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.96%) Calabash
8 10 (2.96%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.37%) NUnit
10 5 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.48%) Appium
10 5 (1.48%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.18%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.89%) Ant
12 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.59%) Mockito
General
1 25 (7.40%) Finance
2 15 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.25%) Retail
4 10 (2.96%) Marketing
4 10 (2.96%) Games
5 9 (2.66%) Banking
6 8 (2.37%) Publishing
7 4 (1.18%) Advertising
8 3 (0.89%) Law
8 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.59%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 309 (91.42%) Developer
2 238 (70.41%) Android Developer
3 44 (13.02%) Senior Developer
4 37 (10.95%) Senior Android Developer
5 30 (8.88%) iOS Developer
6 26 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
7 14 (4.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 12 (3.55%) Lead Developer
9 11 (3.25%) Applications Developer
10 9 (2.66%) Architect
11 7 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.07%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (1.78%) Web Developer
12 6 (1.78%) Java Developer
13 5 (1.48%) C# Developer
14 4 (1.18%) Mobile Solutions Architect
14 4 (1.18%) Xamarin Developer
14 4 (1.18%) Analyst
14 4 (1.18%) Programmer
14 4 (1.18%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (31.36%) Web Services
2 90 (26.63%) Android SDK
3 71 (21.01%) JSON
3 71 (21.01%) HTML
4 56 (16.57%) XML
5 52 (15.38%) CSS
6 44 (13.02%) RESTful
7 38 (11.24%) REST
8 35 (10.36%) HTML5
9 27 (7.99%) iOS SDK
10 18 (5.33%) J2EE
11 17 (5.03%) .NET
12 16 (4.73%) jQuery
13 14 (4.14%) OpenGL
13 14 (4.14%) SOAP
14 13 (3.85%) CSS3
15 11 (3.25%) Ajax
16 9 (2.66%) Flash
16 9 (2.66%) RoboGuice
17 7 (2.07%) RoboSpice
Miscellaneous
1 97 (28.70%) Mobile App
2 76 (22.49%) User Experience
3 18 (5.33%) Mobile Payment
4 9 (2.66%) iPhone
4 9 (2.66%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.07%) Social Media
6 6 (1.78%) iPad
7 5 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.48%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.89%) Mobile Games
9 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.89%) Streaming Video
9 3 (0.89%) Wiki
9 3 (0.89%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 338 (100.00%) Android
2 147 (43.49%) Apple iOS
3 18 (5.33%) Windows
3 18 (5.33%) Linux
4 9 (2.66%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.89%) UNIX
6 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (30.18%) iOS Development
3 77 (22.78%) TDD
4 62 (18.34%) OO
5 52 (15.38%) Scrum
6 48 (14.20%) E-Commerce
7 42 (12.43%) OOP
8 31 (9.17%) MVC
9 30 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (8.28%) BDD
11 23 (6.80%) Multithreading
12 21 (6.21%) OOD
13 19 (5.62%) Unit Testing
13 19 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
14 16 (4.73%) Kanban
15 15 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
16 14 (4.14%) Software Engineering
17 11 (3.25%) Waterfall
18 9 (2.66%) Web Development
19 8 (2.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 165 (48.82%) Java
2 69 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 37 (10.95%) Objective-C
4 27 (7.99%) C++
5 22 (6.51%) C
6 18 (5.33%) C#
7 17 (5.03%) SQL
8 15 (4.44%) PHP
9 7 (2.07%) Ruby
10 4 (1.18%) Python
11 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.89%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.89%) Lua
11 3 (0.89%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (0.89%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.59%) GLSL
12 2 (0.59%) Scala
12 2 (0.59%) PHP5
12 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (4.73%) Degree
2 2 (0.59%) Siebel Certification
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.30%) ISEB
3 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.30%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) yum
1 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 71 (21.01%) Google
2 10 (2.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.07%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.18%) Facebook
4 4 (1.18%) Oracle
5 3 (0.89%) TIBCO
5 3 (0.89%) Sitecore
5 3 (0.89%) Twitter
6 2 (0.59%) Zend
6 2 (0.59%) Perforce
6 2 (0.59%) Siebel
6 2 (0.59%) Apple
7 1 (0.30%) Motorola
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe
7 1 (0.30%) Symbian
7 1 (0.30%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.30%) StreamBase
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