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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 103 90 74
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing Android 503 509 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.12% 2.13% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.87% 9.38% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 348 511
Average daily rate
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£445 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.43 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.78% -57.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
5098 5426 5719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.50% 22.67% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3464 3543 3745
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 242 261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 28 August 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 August 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 August 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 +4 100 £425 +21.42% 39
Docklands, London - 6 £503 -
Canary Wharf - 6 £488 -
Uxbridge -1 3 £111 -72.18% 1
Harrow 0 2 £330 -
Twickenham -3 1 £300 +87.50%
Hammersmith -3 1 £140 -20.00%
Croydon -20 1 - - 1
South Croydon - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £325 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 582 (59.94%) Apple iOS
2 431 (44.39%) Android Development
3 378 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
4 312 (32.13%) Mobile App
5 302 (31.10%) Java
6 238 (24.51%) Windows
7 194 (19.98%) iOS Development
8 185 (19.05%) HTML
9 164 (16.89%) TDD
10 163 (16.79%) JavaScript
10 163 (16.79%) Mobile Development
11 153 (15.76%) Android SDK
12 151 (15.55%) JSON
13 148 (15.24%) Microsoft
14 141 (14.52%) User Experience
15 134 (13.80%) CSS
16 127 (13.08%) Web Services
17 123 (12.67%) OO
18 115 (11.84%) HTML5
19 110 (11.33%) Active Directory
20 109 (11.23%) Apple
21 105 (10.81%) Blackberry
22 103 (10.61%) Google
23 101 (10.40%) XML
24 99 (10.20%) Scrum
25 98 (10.09%) Objective-C
26 94 (9.68%) Finance
27 93 (9.58%) REST
28 90 (9.27%) Windows 7
29 86 (8.86%) Git (software)

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.30%) Node.js
3 28 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 26 (2.68%) Lync
6 23 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.54%) Confluence
8 12 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.13%) CMS
10 10 (1.03%) IIS
11 9 (0.93%) uiautomator
12 8 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (0.82%) Apache
13 6 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (0.51%) Drupal
15 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.31%) OpenEdge
16 3 (0.31%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 85 (8.75%) MS Office
2 51 (5.25%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.54%) Photoshop
5 12 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.93%) Adobe Captivate
7 6 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.31%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.21%) MS Project
12 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.31%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.65%) Google Apps
4 12 (1.24%) Office 365
4 12 (1.24%) GitHub
5 10 (1.03%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.62%) Yammer
6 6 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.41%) SaaS
8 3 (0.31%) PaaS
8 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.21%) Heroku
9 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.12%) DNS
2 36 (3.71%) LAN
3 34 (3.50%) TCP/IP
3 34 (3.50%) VPN
4 29 (2.99%) DHCP
5 28 (2.88%) WAN
6 27 (2.78%) Internet
7 22 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (2.16%) Firewall
9 20 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
10 18 (1.85%) HTTP
11 17 (1.75%) VoIP
11 17 (1.75%) Wireless
12 16 (1.65%) SAN
13 15 (1.54%) WLAN
14 11 (1.13%) NFC
14 11 (1.13%) VLAN
15 10 (1.03%) WebEx
16 9 (0.93%) Unified Communications
16 9 (0.93%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.91%) SQLite
3 25 (2.57%) MySQL
4 18 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 14 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 9 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.51%) Big Data
9 4 (0.41%) Redis
9 4 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.31%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.21%) HBase
11 2 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 86 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 55 (5.66%) Android Studio
3 33 (3.40%) Xcode
4 32 (3.30%) JIRA
5 29 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 29 (2.99%) Calabash
6 26 (2.68%) Appium
7 24 (2.47%) Subversion
7 24 (2.47%) Eclipse
8 21 (2.16%) NUnit
8 21 (2.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 20 (2.06%) Selenium
10 17 (1.75%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.65%) Robotium
12 14 (1.44%) Gradle
13 10 (1.03%) Maven
14 9 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.93%) WebDriver
14 9 (0.93%) Robolectric
15 8 (0.82%) Bower
General
1 94 (9.68%) Finance
2 65 (6.69%) Retail
3 51 (5.25%) Banking
4 33 (3.40%) Marketing
5 32 (3.30%) Games
6 29 (2.99%) Legal
6 29 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.47%) Publishing
8 17 (1.75%) Advertising
9 13 (1.34%) Automotive
9 13 (1.34%) Law
10 10 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.03%) French Language
11 8 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.62%) Electronics
13 5 (0.51%) Back Office
14 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.31%) Billing
15 3 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 517 (53.24%) Developer
2 293 (30.18%) Android Developer
3 104 (10.71%) Mobile Developer
4 92 (9.47%) Analyst
5 88 (9.06%) Senior Developer
5 88 (9.06%) iOS Developer
6 73 (7.52%) Architect
7 57 (5.87%) Senior Android Developer
8 52 (5.36%) Support Analyst
9 44 (4.53%) Desktop Support
10 32 (3.30%) Project Manager
11 31 (3.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 28 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
13 27 (2.78%) Designer
14 25 (2.57%) Lead Developer
14 25 (2.57%) Tester
15 24 (2.47%) Applications Developer
16 23 (2.37%) Support Engineer
17 17 (1.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (19.05%) HTML
2 153 (15.76%) Android SDK
3 151 (15.55%) JSON
4 134 (13.80%) CSS
5 127 (13.08%) Web Services
6 115 (11.84%) HTML5
7 101 (10.40%) XML
8 93 (9.58%) REST
9 67 (6.90%) iOS SDK
10 64 (6.59%) RESTful
11 58 (5.97%) SOAP
12 49 (5.05%) jQuery
13 48 (4.94%) CSS3
14 41 (4.22%) .NET
15 40 (4.12%) AngularJS
16 37 (3.81%) PhoneGap
17 33 (3.40%) Ajax
18 30 (3.09%) Cocoa
19 17 (1.75%) Spring
20 15 (1.54%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 312 (32.13%) Mobile App
2 141 (14.52%) User Experience
3 105 (10.81%) Blackberry
4 61 (6.28%) iPhone
5 47 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 39 (4.02%) iPad
7 32 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (3.09%) Streaming Video
9 26 (2.68%) Data Centre
10 20 (2.06%) IPTV
10 20 (2.06%) Social Media
11 19 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (1.85%) Over-the-Top Content
13 17 (1.75%) BYOD
14 16 (1.65%) STB
15 15 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
16 14 (1.44%) Social Network
16 14 (1.44%) Smartphone
17 13 (1.34%) Video on Demand
18 12 (1.24%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 582 (59.94%) Apple iOS
2 238 (24.51%) Windows
3 90 (9.27%) Windows 7
4 66 (6.80%) Mac OS X
5 55 (5.66%) Linux
6 33 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (2.99%) Windows XP
8 28 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (2.47%) Mac OS
9 24 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (2.47%) Windows Phone
10 19 (1.96%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
12 13 (1.34%) UNIX
13 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.31%) CentOS
14 2 (0.21%) webOS
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (44.39%) Android Development
2 378 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (19.98%) iOS Development
4 164 (16.89%) TDD
5 163 (16.79%) Mobile Development
6 123 (12.67%) OO
7 99 (10.20%) Scrum
8 85 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (8.24%) BDD
10 75 (7.72%) E-Commerce
11 64 (6.59%) Software Engineering
12 61 (6.28%) OOP
13 60 (6.18%) ITIL
14 53 (5.46%) Mobile Application Development
15 51 (5.25%) Unit Testing
16 44 (4.53%) Automated Testing
17 43 (4.43%) MVC
17 43 (4.43%) Open Source
18 34 (3.50%) Project Management
19 33 (3.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 302 (31.10%) Java
2 163 (16.79%) JavaScript
3 98 (10.09%) Objective-C
4 70 (7.21%) C++
5 66 (6.80%) C#
6 53 (5.46%) SQL
7 29 (2.99%) Ruby
8 25 (2.57%) PHP
9 23 (2.37%) Python
9 23 (2.37%) Apple Swift
10 15 (1.54%) C
11 11 (1.13%) Scala
12 9 (0.93%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.72%) ActionScript
14 6 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.62%) Apex Code
14 6 (0.62%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.31%) GLSL
15 3 (0.31%) Go
15 3 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (6.90%) Degree
2 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (1.44%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.34%) CCNA
4 13 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.72%) MCITP
6 6 (0.62%) JNCIA
6 6 (0.62%) MCP
7 5 (0.51%) MCSA
7 5 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.31%) JNCIS
9 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.31%) PMP
9 3 (0.31%) CISM
9 3 (0.31%) CCSA
9 3 (0.31%) CCNP
9 3 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.49%) QA
2 31 (3.19%) SLA
3 3 (0.31%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 110 (11.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.68%) XenApp
3 14 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (0.82%) vSphere
6 7 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.51%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.51%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.31%) NFS
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.10%) Xen
11 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (4.02%) SCCM
2 12 (1.24%) AirWatch
3 10 (1.03%) Puppet
4 9 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 8 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.72%) yum
7 5 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.51%) Jitterbit
7 5 (0.51%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.31%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.31%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.21%) SCOM
9 2 (0.21%) Ansible
10 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.10%) WSUS
10 1 (0.10%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 148 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 109 (11.23%) Apple
3 103 (10.61%) Google
4 72 (7.42%) Cisco
5 47 (4.84%) Adobe
6 37 (3.81%) Citrix
7 34 (3.50%) VMware
8 28 (2.88%) Oracle
9 24 (2.47%) HP
10 19 (1.96%) Dell
11 17 (1.75%) Polycom
12 16 (1.65%) MobileIron
13 15 (1.54%) Xamarin
14 10 (1.03%) Facebook
14 10 (1.03%) Remedy
15 9 (0.93%) Symantec
15 9 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.93%) Roku
16 8 (0.82%) Appcelerator
16 8 (0.82%) Juniper
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