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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 109 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing Android 476 522 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.03% 2.22% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.53% 9.80% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 367 481
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% -32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £14.04 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.65 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -33.80%
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
4993 5327 5303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.29% 22.65% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3379 3524 3452
Average daily rate £400 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £180 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 231 257
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £26.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 -22 95 £419 +12.41% 35
Canary Wharf - 5 £500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £503 -
Wimbledon - 3 £350 -
Twickenham -1 1 £300 +87.50%
Uxbridge -4 1 £113 - 1
Croydon -17 1 - - 1
Harrow - 1 £330 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 572 (60.47%) Apple iOS
2 405 (42.81%) Android Development
3 371 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 300 (31.71%) Mobile App
5 281 (29.70%) Java
6 224 (23.68%) Windows
7 192 (20.30%) iOS Development
8 190 (20.08%) HTML
9 169 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 159 (16.81%) Mobile Development
11 155 (16.38%) TDD
12 147 (15.54%) Android SDK
13 141 (14.90%) Microsoft
14 140 (14.80%) Web Services
15 139 (14.69%) JSON
16 137 (14.48%) User Experience
17 136 (14.38%) CSS
18 120 (12.68%) HTML5
19 116 (12.26%) OO
20 105 (11.10%) Apple
21 102 (10.78%) Active Directory
22 100 (10.57%) Objective-C
23 97 (10.25%) Google
24 96 (10.15%) XML
25 93 (9.83%) Blackberry
25 93 (9.83%) Scrum
26 90 (9.51%) MS Office
27 88 (9.30%) REST
28 87 (9.20%) Finance
29 83 (8.77%) Git (software)

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 47 (4.97%) MS Exchange
2 27 (2.85%) Lync
3 25 (2.64%) Node.js
4 23 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.33%) Confluence
6 20 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.06%) CMS
10 9 (0.95%) uiautomator
10 9 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.74%) Apache
13 5 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (0.53%) IIS
13 5 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.53%) Drupal
14 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.32%) OpenEdge
15 3 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 90 (9.51%) MS Office
2 56 (5.92%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.69%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.95%) Adobe Captivate
6 7 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.32%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Eikon
3 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.69%) Google Apps
4 15 (1.59%) GitHub
5 13 (1.37%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.95%) Office 365
7 8 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.63%) Yammer
8 6 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.32%) SaaS
9 3 (0.32%) PaaS
9 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.21%) Heroku
10 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.44%) VPN
2 31 (3.28%) DNS
2 31 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 30 (3.17%) LAN
4 27 (2.85%) Internet
5 22 (2.33%) DHCP
6 20 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (2.01%) Firewall
8 17 (1.80%) WAN
9 15 (1.59%) WLAN
10 14 (1.48%) VoIP
10 14 (1.48%) HTTP
11 13 (1.37%) Wireless
12 12 (1.27%) VLAN
13 11 (1.16%) NFC
14 9 (0.95%) SAN
14 9 (0.95%) Ethernet
14 9 (0.95%) Unified Communications
15 8 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.07%) SQLite
3 26 (2.75%) MySQL
4 18 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 15 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.63%) Redis
8 6 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.53%) Big Data
10 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.21%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 83 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 49 (5.18%) Android Studio
3 38 (4.02%) JIRA
4 35 (3.70%) Xcode
5 31 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 30 (3.17%) Calabash
7 25 (2.64%) Appium
7 25 (2.64%) Subversion
8 23 (2.43%) Eclipse
9 21 (2.22%) NUnit
9 21 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 19 (2.01%) Selenium
10 19 (2.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 16 (1.69%) Robotium
12 14 (1.48%) Maven
13 10 (1.06%) JUnit
13 10 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.95%) Robolectric
15 8 (0.85%) Bower
15 8 (0.85%) Grunt
General
1 87 (9.20%) Finance
2 62 (6.55%) Retail
3 50 (5.29%) Banking
4 37 (3.91%) Marketing
5 36 (3.81%) Games
6 31 (3.28%) Legal
7 28 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.22%) Publishing
9 14 (1.48%) Advertising
10 12 (1.27%) Law
11 10 (1.06%) French Language
12 9 (0.95%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.74%) Automotive
14 6 (0.63%) Electronics
15 5 (0.53%) Back Office
15 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.32%) German Language
17 3 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 499 (52.75%) Developer
2 270 (28.54%) Android Developer
3 105 (11.10%) Mobile Developer
4 95 (10.04%) Analyst
5 87 (9.20%) Senior Developer
6 84 (8.88%) iOS Developer
7 77 (8.14%) Architect
8 49 (5.18%) Support Analyst
8 49 (5.18%) Senior Android Developer
9 41 (4.33%) Desktop Support
10 34 (3.59%) Project Manager
11 33 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (3.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 27 (2.85%) Designer
13 26 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (2.64%) Applications Developer
14 25 (2.64%) Tester
15 24 (2.54%) Lead Developer
16 22 (2.33%) Support Engineer
17 20 (2.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (20.08%) HTML
2 147 (15.54%) Android SDK
3 140 (14.80%) Web Services
4 139 (14.69%) JSON
5 136 (14.38%) CSS
6 120 (12.68%) HTML5
7 96 (10.15%) XML
8 88 (9.30%) REST
9 66 (6.98%) iOS SDK
10 61 (6.45%) RESTful
11 56 (5.92%) SOAP
12 51 (5.39%) jQuery
13 49 (5.18%) CSS3
14 44 (4.65%) .NET
15 42 (4.44%) AngularJS
16 34 (3.59%) PhoneGap
17 29 (3.07%) Cocoa
17 29 (3.07%) Ajax
18 18 (1.90%) Spring
19 16 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 300 (31.71%) Mobile App
2 137 (14.48%) User Experience
3 93 (9.83%) Blackberry
4 72 (7.61%) iPhone
5 57 (6.03%) Computer Science
6 41 (4.33%) iPad
7 33 (3.49%) Streaming Video
8 32 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (2.43%) IPTV
10 22 (2.33%) Mathematics
11 20 (2.11%) Physics
11 20 (2.11%) Over-the-Top Content
12 18 (1.90%) Social Media
13 17 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (1.80%) STB
13 17 (1.80%) Data Centre
14 16 (1.69%) Video on Demand
15 15 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
15 15 (1.59%) BYOD
16 13 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 572 (60.47%) Apple iOS
2 224 (23.68%) Windows
3 77 (8.14%) Windows 7
4 62 (6.55%) Mac OS X
5 55 (5.81%) Linux
6 29 (3.07%) Windows Phone
7 27 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (2.64%) Windows XP
9 20 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
10 19 (2.01%) Mac OS
10 19 (2.01%) Windows 8
11 16 (1.69%) UNIX
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.32%) CentOS
13 2 (0.21%) webOS
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.11%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (42.81%) Android Development
2 371 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (20.30%) iOS Development
4 159 (16.81%) Mobile Development
5 155 (16.38%) TDD
6 116 (12.26%) OO
7 93 (9.83%) Scrum
8 83 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 81 (8.56%) BDD
9 81 (8.56%) E-Commerce
10 59 (6.24%) ITIL
11 57 (6.03%) Software Engineering
12 56 (5.92%) OOP
13 54 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
14 48 (5.07%) Automated Testing
15 45 (4.76%) Unit Testing
16 43 (4.55%) MVC
17 39 (4.12%) Open Source
18 32 (3.38%) Analytics
19 29 (3.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 281 (29.70%) Java
2 169 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 100 (10.57%) Objective-C
4 64 (6.77%) C#
5 61 (6.45%) C++
6 48 (5.07%) SQL
7 41 (4.33%) Ruby
8 30 (3.17%) Python
9 23 (2.43%) PHP
10 17 (1.80%) Apple Swift
11 13 (1.37%) C
12 11 (1.16%) Scala
13 8 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.74%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.63%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.63%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.32%) Go
16 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.21%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 80 (8.46%) Degree
2 18 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.16%) CCNA
3 11 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (0.74%) MCP
4 7 (0.74%) MCITP
4 7 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.53%) JNCIA
6 5 (0.53%) MCSA
6 5 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.42%) MCSE
7 4 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.32%) JNCIS
8 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.32%) CCNP
8 3 (0.32%) PMP
9 2 (0.21%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.71%) QA
2 21 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 102 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.01%) XenApp
3 12 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.74%) vSphere
5 5 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.53%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.32%) NFS
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
9 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (3.59%) SCCM
2 11 (1.16%) AirWatch
3 10 (1.06%) Puppet
4 9 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.74%) yum
6 5 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.53%) Jitterbit
7 4 (0.42%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.32%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.32%) Ansible
8 3 (0.32%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.21%) SCOM
10 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.11%) WSUS
10 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 141 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 105 (11.10%) Apple
3 97 (10.25%) Google
4 60 (6.34%) Cisco
5 39 (4.12%) Adobe
6 32 (3.38%) Citrix
7 30 (3.17%) Oracle
8 26 (2.75%) VMware
9 18 (1.90%) HP
9 18 (1.90%) Dell
10 15 (1.59%) Xamarin
11 14 (1.48%) Polycom
12 13 (1.37%) MobileIron
13 12 (1.27%) Facebook
14 10 (1.06%) Roku
15 9 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.95%) Symantec
15 9 (0.95%) Remedy
16 8 (0.85%) Juniper
16 8 (0.85%) Twitter
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