The first table below looks at the demand for Android 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Operating Systems 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 85 73 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +40
Contract jobs citing Android 525 652 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.23% 2.69% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.86% 12.29% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 480 258
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£390 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 34
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.89 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £41.75 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5327 5306 5674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.66% 21.86% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3531 3452 3279
Average daily rate £395 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £204 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 259 370
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Android
England

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in London

Android
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the London region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in London

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in London

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the London region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in London

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Android
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 108 £375 +6.99% 39
Ruislip - 3 £325 -
Hammersmith +5 2 £175 -53.64%
Croydon - 2 £300 -
Hounslow +4 1 - - 1
Mayfair - 1 £375 -
Wembley - 1 £325 -
Upminster - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Orpington - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Android 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.

1 622 (58.19%) Apple iOS
2 396 (37.04%) Android Development
3 360 (33.68%) Java
4 347 (32.46%) Mobile App
5 237 (22.17%) HTML
6 211 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
7 176 (16.46%) JavaScript
8 172 (16.09%) CSS
9 168 (15.72%) Windows
10 164 (15.34%) Scrum
11 157 (14.69%) Web Services
12 153 (14.31%) TDD
13 152 (14.22%) iOS Development
14 148 (13.84%) Android SDK
15 136 (12.72%) HTML5
15 136 (12.72%) JSON
16 127 (11.88%) iPhone
17 124 (11.60%) Objective-C
18 110 (10.29%) XML
19 107 (10.01%) OO
20 104 (9.73%) BDD
21 96 (8.98%) Google
22 94 (8.79%) Finance
23 93 (8.70%) Blackberry
24 87 (8.14%) Git (software)
25 86 (8.04%) QA
26 79 (7.39%) Software Engineering
27 78 (7.30%) E-Commerce
28 77 (7.20%) RESTful
29 73 (6.83%) Degree

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Android 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (2.15%) CMS
2 16 (1.50%) Node.js
3 13 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.65%) IIS
7 6 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.37%) nginx
9 4 (0.37%) WordPress
9 4 (0.37%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (0.28%) Drupal
10 3 (0.28%) Apache
11 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.19%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.19%) Magnolia
Applications
1 71 (6.64%) Photoshop
2 67 (6.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 44 (4.12%) MS Office
4 32 (2.99%) InDesign
5 18 (1.68%) MS Excel
6 10 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (0.75%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.75%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (0.47%) Doxygen
8 5 (0.47%) MS Project
9 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.094%) ZBrush
10 1 (0.094%) Mudbox
10 1 (0.094%) Maya
10 1 (0.094%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 11 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.094%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.65%) Office 365
4 6 (0.56%) SaaS
5 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.28%) GitHub
6 2 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.094%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.094%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.094%) Heroku
7 1 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.65%) HTTP
2 27 (2.53%) Internet
3 21 (1.96%) VPN
4 19 (1.78%) Bluetooth
5 16 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.40%) NFC
7 14 (1.31%) Firewall
7 14 (1.31%) Wireless
8 13 (1.22%) VoIP
9 12 (1.12%) DNS
10 9 (0.84%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.75%) IP Telephony
12 7 (0.65%) RTSP
12 7 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (0.65%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.65%) WAN
13 6 (0.56%) LAN
13 6 (0.56%) SSL
13 6 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.71%) SQLite
2 27 (2.53%) MySQL
3 24 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 14 (1.31%) Big Data
4 14 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.094%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 87 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 68 (6.36%) Xcode
3 66 (6.17%) Cucumber
4 65 (6.08%) Calabash
5 55 (5.14%) Selenium
6 48 (4.49%) Subversion
7 46 (4.30%) JIRA
8 35 (3.27%) WebDriver
9 34 (3.18%) Eclipse
10 32 (2.99%) Robotium
11 31 (2.90%) Jenkins
12 21 (1.96%) PhoneGap
13 20 (1.87%) Axure RP
13 20 (1.87%) Hudson
14 16 (1.50%) eggPlant
15 14 (1.31%) Maven
16 13 (1.22%) JUnit
17 12 (1.12%) Bitbucket
17 12 (1.12%) JBehave
18 11 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (8.79%) Finance
2 57 (5.33%) Retail
3 48 (4.49%) Banking
4 36 (3.37%) Games
5 34 (3.18%) Marketing
6 22 (2.06%) Advertising
7 20 (1.87%) Publishing
8 17 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.50%) Electronics
10 14 (1.31%) Legal
11 6 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.37%) French Language
12 4 (0.37%) German Language
12 4 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.28%) Law
14 2 (0.19%) Back Office
14 2 (0.19%) International Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 516 (48.27%) Developer
2 301 (28.16%) Android Developer
3 102 (9.54%) Designer
4 89 (8.33%) Analyst
5 83 (7.76%) iOS Developer
6 77 (7.20%) Tester
7 75 (7.02%) Architect
8 67 (6.27%) Mobile Developer
9 58 (5.43%) Senior Developer
10 49 (4.58%) Mobile Tester
11 35 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
12 34 (3.18%) Lead Developer
13 30 (2.81%) Project Manager
14 29 (2.71%) Test Analyst
14 29 (2.71%) Senior Android Developer
14 29 (2.71%) User Experience Designer
15 25 (2.34%) Service Analyst
15 25 (2.34%) Service Desk Analyst
16 24 (2.25%) Web Developer
16 24 (2.25%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (22.17%) HTML
2 172 (16.09%) CSS
3 157 (14.69%) Web Services
4 148 (13.84%) Android SDK
5 136 (12.72%) HTML5
5 136 (12.72%) JSON
6 110 (10.29%) XML
7 77 (7.20%) RESTful
8 72 (6.74%) REST
9 59 (5.52%) CSS3
10 54 (5.05%) .NET
11 48 (4.49%) Flash
12 47 (4.40%) SOAP
13 41 (3.84%) iOS SDK
14 33 (3.09%) AngularJS
15 32 (2.99%) jQuery
16 21 (1.96%) Ajax
16 21 (1.96%) Cocoa
17 19 (1.78%) Backbone.js
17 19 (1.78%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 347 (32.46%) Mobile App
2 127 (11.88%) iPhone
3 93 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 62 (5.80%) iPad
5 59 (5.52%) Computer Science
6 47 (4.40%) Social Media
7 36 (3.37%) Video on Demand
8 29 (2.71%) Open Source
9 23 (2.15%) Cryptography
10 21 (1.96%) IPTV
11 20 (1.87%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.87%) Digital Media
12 17 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
12 17 (1.59%) PKI
12 17 (1.59%) Social Network
13 16 (1.50%) Handset
13 16 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.40%) Streaming Video
15 14 (1.31%) Graphic Design
15 14 (1.31%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 622 (58.19%) Apple iOS
2 168 (15.72%) Windows
3 46 (4.30%) Windows 7
4 40 (3.74%) Windows Mobile
5 39 (3.65%) Linux
6 32 (2.99%) Windows XP
7 30 (2.81%) Windows Phone
8 19 (1.78%) UNIX
9 17 (1.59%) Windows Vista
10 14 (1.31%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
12 8 (0.75%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.28%) VMS
15 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.094%) BlackBerry OS
16 1 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (37.04%) Android Development
2 211 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (15.34%) Scrum
4 153 (14.31%) TDD
5 152 (14.22%) iOS Development
6 107 (10.01%) OO
7 104 (9.73%) BDD
8 79 (7.39%) Software Engineering
9 78 (7.30%) E-Commerce
10 61 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (5.71%) OOP
11 58 (5.43%) MVC
12 50 (4.68%) Test Scripting
13 48 (4.49%) Project Management
14 45 (4.21%) Test Automation
15 42 (3.93%) Unit Testing
16 37 (3.46%) ITIL
16 37 (3.46%) Responsive Web Design
17 33 (3.09%) Web Development
17 33 (3.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 360 (33.68%) Java
2 176 (16.46%) JavaScript
3 124 (11.60%) Objective-C
4 70 (6.55%) C#
4 70 (6.55%) Ruby
5 58 (5.43%) C++
6 44 (4.12%) SQL
7 43 (4.02%) PHP
8 40 (3.74%) C
9 26 (2.43%) Python
10 15 (1.40%) Groovy
11 8 (0.75%) Perl
12 7 (0.65%) PHP5
13 5 (0.47%) HLSL
13 5 (0.47%) GLSL
14 4 (0.37%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.37%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.28%) Lingo
15 3 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (6.83%) Degree
2 15 (1.40%) ISEB
3 10 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (0.56%) MCP
5 5 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.47%) PhD
6 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.28%) MCSA
7 3 (0.28%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.094%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.094%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.094%) CBAP
9 1 (0.094%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.094%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.094%) MOS
9 1 (0.094%) MCDST
9 1 (0.094%) HND
9 1 (0.094%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.04%) QA
2 15 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.28%) SLA
5 2 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 60 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.37%) Cygwin
4 3 (0.28%) Xen
5 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.094%) XenApp
6 1 (0.094%) XenServer
6 1 (0.094%) Varnish
6 1 (0.094%) Openswan
6 1 (0.094%) Nmap
6 1 (0.094%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.56%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.47%) Puppet
2 5 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.37%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.28%) SCCM
5 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.094%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.094%) Nessus
6 1 (0.094%) WSUS
6 1 (0.094%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 96 (8.98%) Google
2 72 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 44 (4.12%) Adobe
3 44 (4.12%) Apple
4 29 (2.71%) Citrix
5 21 (1.96%) Xamarin
5 21 (1.96%) Cisco
6 16 (1.50%) Remedy
6 16 (1.50%) Facebook
7 12 (1.12%) Oracle
7 12 (1.12%) VMware
8 11 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 10 (0.94%) Sencha
10 8 (0.75%) IBM
11 7 (0.65%) Appcelerator
11 7 (0.65%) Twitter
11 7 (0.65%) MobileIron
11 7 (0.65%) McAfee
11 7 (0.65%) CA
12 6 (0.56%) HP
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £344 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £60 - £65 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago