The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 94 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Android 434 455 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.10% 2.08% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.16% 9.45% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 320 281
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.34 £33.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.45 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.53% -9.72%
Android
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4739 4814 4528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.91% 22.02% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3264 3194 2867
Average daily rate £410 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 211 290
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015.

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 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 +34 117 £383 -4.37% 43
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 563 (63.76%) Apple iOS
2 377 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (38.28%) Android Development
4 249 (28.20%) Mobile App
5 230 (26.05%) Java
6 197 (22.31%) HTML
7 184 (20.84%) Windows
8 166 (18.80%) JavaScript
9 165 (18.69%) User Experience
10 144 (16.31%) iOS Development
10 144 (16.31%) CSS
11 143 (16.19%) Web Services
12 141 (15.97%) Scrum
13 129 (14.61%) TDD
14 115 (13.02%) HTML5
15 106 (12.00%) JSON
16 105 (11.89%) OO
16 105 (11.89%) Android SDK
17 95 (10.76%) Google
18 93 (10.53%) E-Commerce
19 89 (10.08%) Microsoft
20 87 (9.85%) Finance
21 86 (9.74%) Git (software)
22 84 (9.51%) Blackberry
23 82 (9.29%) BDD
24 79 (8.95%) XML
25 76 (8.61%) Objective-C
26 72 (8.15%) iPhone
27 69 (7.81%) RESTful
27 69 (7.81%) QA

Android
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 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 24 (2.72%) CMS
2 22 (2.49%) Node.js
3 19 (2.15%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.59%) Lync
5 12 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.68%) Drupal
9 6 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.68%) IIS
9 6 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.34%) WordPress
11 3 (0.34%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.23%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.23%) JBoss
12 2 (0.23%) Apache
Applications
1 67 (7.59%) MS Office
2 56 (6.34%) Photoshop
3 50 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (3.17%) MS Excel
5 13 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.36%) Acrobat
7 9 (1.02%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.79%) Doxygen
10 5 (0.57%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.57%) InDesign
10 5 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (0.34%) MS Project
11 3 (0.34%) Maya
12 1 (0.11%) Shockwave
12 1 (0.11%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Maximo
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (1.81%) Google Apps
2 15 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.25%) Office 365
5 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.57%) GitHub
7 5 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.34%) Heroku
9 2 (0.23%) SaaS
10 1 (0.11%) PaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.62%) HTTP
2 25 (2.83%) Internet
3 21 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (2.04%) VPN
5 15 (1.70%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.36%) LAN
7 10 (1.13%) WAN
8 8 (0.91%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.68%) RTSP
9 6 (0.68%) Wireless
9 6 (0.68%) VoIP
10 5 (0.57%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.57%) Network Security
10 5 (0.57%) NFC
11 4 (0.45%) Intranet
11 4 (0.45%) DNS
12 3 (0.34%) iBeacon
12 3 (0.34%) DHCP
12 3 (0.34%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.34%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.96%) MySQL
2 28 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.15%) NoSQL
3 19 (2.15%) SQLite
4 12 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.34%) Big Data
9 3 (0.34%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.23%) Redis
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 86 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 61 (6.91%) Calabash
3 56 (6.34%) Xcode
4 49 (5.55%) Cucumber
5 38 (4.30%) Selenium
6 36 (4.08%) Android Studio
7 32 (3.62%) Subversion
7 32 (3.62%) Jenkins
8 30 (3.40%) JIRA
9 28 (3.17%) Appium
10 23 (2.60%) Eclipse
11 21 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (2.27%) Axure RP
13 19 (2.15%) Robolectric
14 17 (1.93%) TeamCity
15 16 (1.81%) JUnit
15 16 (1.81%) WebDriver
16 14 (1.59%) Maven
17 13 (1.47%) Gradle
17 13 (1.47%) Grunt
General
1 87 (9.85%) Finance
2 62 (7.02%) Banking
2 62 (7.02%) Retail
3 42 (4.76%) Marketing
4 26 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.94%) Games
5 18 (2.04%) Publishing
6 12 (1.36%) Advertising
7 9 (1.02%) Multimedia
8 8 (0.91%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.57%) French Language
11 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.45%) Law
11 4 (0.45%) Legal
11 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.34%) Automotive
12 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 445 (50.40%) Developer
2 240 (27.18%) Android Developer
3 98 (11.10%) Analyst
4 75 (8.49%) Designer
5 66 (7.47%) iOS Developer
6 61 (6.91%) Senior Developer
7 49 (5.55%) Mobile Developer
8 43 (4.87%) UI Designer
9 39 (4.42%) Tester
10 38 (4.30%) Architect
11 37 (4.19%) Senior Android Developer
12 31 (3.51%) Test Analyst
13 29 (3.28%) Project Manager
14 27 (3.06%) Front-End Developer
15 26 (2.94%) Support Engineer
16 25 (2.83%) Service Analyst
16 25 (2.83%) Support Analyst
17 23 (2.60%) Desktop Support
17 23 (2.60%) Test Engineer
18 22 (2.49%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (22.31%) HTML
2 144 (16.31%) CSS
3 143 (16.19%) Web Services
4 115 (13.02%) HTML5
5 106 (12.00%) JSON
6 105 (11.89%) Android SDK
7 79 (8.95%) XML
8 69 (7.81%) RESTful
9 68 (7.70%) REST
10 56 (6.34%) .NET
11 51 (5.78%) CSS3
12 46 (5.21%) jQuery
13 41 (4.64%) iOS SDK
14 36 (4.08%) AngularJS
15 24 (2.72%) SOAP
16 21 (2.38%) J2EE
17 20 (2.27%) Ajax
18 19 (2.15%) ASP.NET
19 18 (2.04%) PhoneGap
20 16 (1.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 249 (28.20%) Mobile App
2 165 (18.69%) User Experience
3 84 (9.51%) Blackberry
4 72 (8.15%) iPhone
5 50 (5.66%) iPad
6 41 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (4.19%) Mobile Payment
8 27 (3.06%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
10 19 (2.15%) Social Media
11 13 (1.47%) Handset
11 13 (1.47%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.47%) Smartphone
12 11 (1.25%) Open Source
12 11 (1.25%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.02%) Video on Demand
13 9 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.02%) Streaming Video
14 8 (0.91%) W3C
14 8 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 563 (63.76%) Apple iOS
2 184 (20.84%) Windows
3 56 (6.34%) Windows 7
4 41 (4.64%) Linux
5 35 (3.96%) Windows Phone
6 34 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 23 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
8 20 (2.27%) Windows XP
9 19 (2.15%) Mac OS
10 10 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.13%) UNIX
11 9 (1.02%) webOS
11 9 (1.02%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.91%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.57%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (38.28%) Android Development
3 144 (16.31%) iOS Development
4 141 (15.97%) Scrum
5 129 (14.61%) TDD
6 105 (11.89%) OO
7 93 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 82 (9.29%) BDD
9 66 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (6.34%) MVC
11 52 (5.89%) OOP
12 48 (5.44%) Test Scripting
13 46 (5.21%) Mobile Application Development
14 41 (4.64%) Software Engineering
15 40 (4.53%) Waterfall
16 35 (3.96%) Kanban
17 32 (3.62%) ITIL
17 32 (3.62%) Test Automation
18 29 (3.28%) Web Development
18 29 (3.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 230 (26.05%) Java
2 166 (18.80%) JavaScript
3 76 (8.61%) Objective-C
4 55 (6.23%) SQL
5 51 (5.78%) Ruby
6 49 (5.55%) C#
7 42 (4.76%) C++
8 32 (3.62%) C
9 27 (3.06%) PHP
10 19 (2.15%) Python
11 9 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.57%) Scala
13 5 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.45%) PHP5
14 4 (0.45%) Lua
14 4 (0.45%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.45%) Groovy
15 3 (0.34%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.34%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 58 (6.57%) Degree
2 15 (1.70%) ISEB
3 8 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.79%) MCSE
4 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.45%) MCDST
6 4 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.45%) CCNA
6 4 (0.45%) MCSA
7 3 (0.34%) MOS
8 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.23%) Siebel Certification
8 2 (0.23%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) CBAP
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.81%) QA
2 9 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.11%) PAS 55
3 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) XenApp
3 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.23%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.23%) vSphere
4 2 (0.23%) XenServer
5 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.11%) Docker
5 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.02%) SCCM
2 7 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (0.45%) XenMobile
3 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.23%) yum
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (10.76%) Google
2 89 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.76%) Apple
4 23 (2.60%) Adobe
5 21 (2.38%) Xamarin
6 19 (2.15%) Citrix
7 15 (1.70%) Oracle
8 14 (1.59%) Cisco
9 11 (1.25%) VMware
10 10 (1.13%) Symantec
11 8 (0.91%) HP
12 7 (0.79%) Facebook
12 7 (0.79%) SAP
12 7 (0.79%) Remedy
12 7 (0.79%) IronPort
13 6 (0.68%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.68%) Akamai
14 5 (0.57%) Avaya
14 5 (0.57%) Sophos
15 4 (0.45%) Zend
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