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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 94 93 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 470 502 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.11% 2.07% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.60% 10.06% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 349 318
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 10
Average hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.07% -6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £14.04 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.90 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.43 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-55.61% -7.14%
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
4897 4991 4500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.95% 20.61% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3276 3353 2916
Average daily rate £404 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 229 238
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +19 116 £375 -11.76% 50
Harrow - 2 £325 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £475 -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 5
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 565 (62.09%) Apple iOS
2 395 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (37.14%) Android Development
4 286 (31.43%) Mobile App
5 246 (27.03%) Java
6 197 (21.65%) HTML
6 197 (21.65%) Windows
7 175 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 172 (18.90%) User Experience
9 147 (16.15%) iOS Development
10 146 (16.04%) Web Services
11 145 (15.93%) TDD
12 141 (15.49%) CSS
13 133 (14.62%) Mobile Development
14 126 (13.85%) Scrum
15 121 (13.30%) HTML5
16 106 (11.65%) Android SDK
17 104 (11.43%) JSON
18 96 (10.55%) Google
19 95 (10.44%) E-Commerce
20 90 (9.89%) OO
21 89 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
22 88 (9.67%) Microsoft
23 87 (9.56%) BDD
24 85 (9.34%) Git (software)
24 85 (9.34%) Degree
25 79 (8.68%) Finance
26 77 (8.46%) iPhone
27 72 (7.91%) MS Office
28 71 (7.80%) Objective-C

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (4.07%) MS Exchange
2 27 (2.97%) Node.js
3 21 (2.31%) CMS
4 17 (1.87%) Confluence
5 16 (1.76%) Lync
5 16 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (0.77%) uiautomator
7 6 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.55%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.44%) Apache
9 4 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.44%) nginx
9 4 (0.44%) Drupal
10 3 (0.33%) GroupWise
10 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 72 (7.91%) MS Office
2 42 (4.62%) Photoshop
3 39 (4.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 36 (3.96%) MS Excel
5 13 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.32%) Acrobat
7 10 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
8 9 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.55%) InDesign
10 3 (0.33%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.33%) MS Project
11 1 (0.11%) Shockwave
11 1 (0.11%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.09%) Google Apps
3 12 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.32%) GitHub
4 7 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.77%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.77%) Office 365
5 5 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.33%) Heroku
7 2 (0.22%) SaaS
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Yammer
8 1 (0.11%) Veeva
8 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.64%) VPN
2 23 (2.53%) Internet
3 21 (2.31%) HTTP
4 16 (1.76%) LAN
5 15 (1.65%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (1.21%) Wireless
7 11 (1.21%) DNS
8 9 (0.99%) Firewall
9 7 (0.77%) WebEx
9 7 (0.77%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (0.66%) VLAN
10 6 (0.66%) VoIP
10 6 (0.66%) Bluetooth
11 5 (0.55%) LDAP
11 5 (0.55%) WLAN
11 5 (0.55%) WAN
11 5 (0.55%) DHCP
11 5 (0.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.53%) MySQL
3 22 (2.42%) SQLite
4 16 (1.76%) MongoDB
5 15 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.55%) Redis
10 4 (0.44%) Big Data
10 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.11%) DB2
13 1 (0.11%) MS Access
13 1 (0.11%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 85 (9.34%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.59%) Android Studio
3 51 (5.60%) Cucumber
4 50 (5.49%) Calabash
4 50 (5.49%) Xcode
5 40 (4.40%) JIRA
6 37 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 29 (3.19%) Eclipse
8 24 (2.64%) Maven
9 23 (2.53%) TeamCity
9 23 (2.53%) Appium
10 22 (2.42%) Selenium
11 18 (1.98%) JUnit
12 17 (1.87%) Subversion
12 17 (1.87%) Robolectric
13 16 (1.76%) Robotium
14 15 (1.65%) Axure RP
14 15 (1.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 14 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (1.43%) Grunt
General
1 79 (8.68%) Finance
2 56 (6.15%) Retail
3 51 (5.60%) Banking
4 37 (4.07%) Marketing
5 30 (3.30%) Games
6 23 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.65%) Legal
7 15 (1.65%) Advertising
8 8 (0.88%) Publishing
9 7 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.66%) Law
11 5 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.33%) French Language
13 3 (0.33%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 448 (49.23%) Developer
2 228 (25.05%) Android Developer
3 92 (10.11%) Analyst
4 78 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 70 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 66 (7.25%) Designer
7 59 (6.48%) Architect
8 55 (6.04%) iOS Developer
9 46 (5.05%) Senior Android Developer
10 40 (4.40%) UI Designer
11 36 (3.96%) Tester
12 33 (3.63%) Support Analyst
13 30 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
14 27 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
15 25 (2.75%) Project Manager
16 24 (2.64%) Mobile Tester
17 21 (2.31%) Test Analyst
18 20 (2.20%) Desktop Support
18 20 (2.20%) Web Developer
19 18 (1.98%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (21.65%) HTML
2 146 (16.04%) Web Services
3 141 (15.49%) CSS
4 121 (13.30%) HTML5
5 106 (11.65%) Android SDK
6 104 (11.43%) JSON
7 71 (7.80%) REST
8 61 (6.70%) XML
9 60 (6.59%) .NET
10 58 (6.37%) RESTful
11 56 (6.15%) CSS3
12 51 (5.60%) jQuery
13 49 (5.38%) AngularJS
14 46 (5.05%) iOS SDK
15 25 (2.75%) PhoneGap
15 25 (2.75%) SOAP
16 23 (2.53%) ASP.NET
17 18 (1.98%) Ruby on Rails
17 18 (1.98%) .NET Framework
18 14 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 286 (31.43%) Mobile App
2 172 (18.90%) User Experience
3 77 (8.46%) iPhone
4 59 (6.48%) Blackberry
5 49 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 34 (3.74%) Mobile Payment
7 32 (3.52%) iPad
8 29 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (2.31%) Mathematics
10 20 (2.20%) Open Source
11 19 (2.09%) Physics
12 18 (1.98%) Streaming Video
12 18 (1.98%) Social Media
13 15 (1.65%) IPTV
14 14 (1.54%) Handset
15 12 (1.32%) Smartphone
15 12 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
16 11 (1.21%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 565 (62.09%) Apple iOS
2 197 (21.65%) Windows
3 54 (5.93%) Windows 7
4 45 (4.95%) Linux
4 45 (4.95%) Mac OS X
5 28 (3.08%) Windows Phone
6 21 (2.31%) Windows Mobile
7 19 (2.09%) Mac OS
8 17 (1.87%) UNIX
9 13 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 13 (1.43%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
12 7 (0.77%) webOS
13 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.33%) CentOS
15 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (37.14%) Android Development
3 147 (16.15%) iOS Development
4 145 (15.93%) TDD
5 133 (14.62%) Mobile Development
6 126 (13.85%) Scrum
7 95 (10.44%) E-Commerce
8 90 (9.89%) OO
9 89 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (9.56%) BDD
11 47 (5.16%) Mobile Application Development
11 47 (5.16%) Software Engineering
12 46 (5.05%) Kanban
13 44 (4.84%) OOP
14 42 (4.62%) MVC
15 40 (4.40%) Automated Testing
16 36 (3.96%) ITIL
17 33 (3.63%) Waterfall
18 32 (3.52%) Unit Testing
19 29 (3.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 246 (27.03%) Java
2 175 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 71 (7.80%) Objective-C
4 58 (6.37%) Ruby
5 48 (5.27%) C#
5 48 (5.27%) SQL
6 41 (4.51%) C++
7 32 (3.52%) Python
8 21 (2.31%) C
9 14 (1.54%) PHP
10 13 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.55%) Scala
12 4 (0.44%) GLSL
12 4 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.33%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.22%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.22%) Perl
15 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (9.34%) Degree
2 10 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 8 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
3 8 (0.88%) ISEB
4 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.66%) MCSE
6 5 (0.55%) CCNA
6 5 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.33%) MCSA
7 3 (0.33%) CCNP
7 3 (0.33%) JNCIA
7 3 (0.33%) JNCIS
7 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.22%) MOS
8 2 (0.22%) MCDST
8 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.22%) MCP
8 2 (0.22%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.14%) QA
2 7 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 62 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.55%) XenApp
4 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.33%) NFS
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.22%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.22%) XenServer
6 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
7 1 (0.11%) Docker
7 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.21%) SCCM
2 8 (0.88%) AirWatch
3 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.44%) yum
5 3 (0.33%) Puppet
5 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.33%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.33%) Ansible
6 2 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.11%) SCOM
7 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.11%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 96 (10.55%) Google
2 88 (9.67%) Microsoft
3 60 (6.59%) Apple
4 34 (3.74%) Adobe
5 24 (2.64%) Cisco
6 18 (1.98%) Oracle
6 18 (1.98%) Citrix
7 12 (1.32%) Facebook
8 11 (1.21%) Xamarin
8 11 (1.21%) MobileIron
8 11 (1.21%) VMware
9 10 (1.10%) Twitter
10 8 (0.88%) HP
11 7 (0.77%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.66%) Polycom
12 6 (0.66%) Akamai
12 6 (0.66%) SAP
13 5 (0.55%) Roku
13 5 (0.55%) WorldPay
13 5 (0.55%) Appcelerator
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£35,000 - £38,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £498 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PHM Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PHM Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £250.00 - £350 per day + Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£35,000 - £38,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £20 - £21 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Venturi
Rate: £21 - £24 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Southwark
Venturi
Rate: £21 - £24 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour + temp to perm opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago