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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 101 98 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Android 452 470 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.13% 2.15% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.50% 10.22% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 330 278
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £35.00 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% -11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £33.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £43.50 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-46.15% -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
4760 4597 4306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.42% 21.03% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3265 3047 2748
Average daily rate £425 £400 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 221 249
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +20 113 £383 -4.37% 49
Harrow - 2 £325 -
Greenwich - 1 £413 -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 4
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 557 (62.30%) Apple iOS
2 387 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (36.69%) Android Development
4 262 (29.31%) Mobile App
5 233 (26.06%) Java
6 199 (22.26%) Windows
7 190 (21.25%) HTML
8 166 (18.57%) User Experience
9 158 (17.67%) JavaScript
10 157 (17.56%) Web Services
11 142 (15.88%) iOS Development
12 137 (15.32%) CSS
13 132 (14.77%) Scrum
13 132 (14.77%) TDD
14 113 (12.64%) HTML5
15 102 (11.41%) Android SDK
16 98 (10.96%) JSON
17 97 (10.85%) Google
18 92 (10.29%) OO
19 89 (9.96%) Microsoft
20 88 (9.84%) E-Commerce
21 87 (9.73%) Git (software)
22 86 (9.62%) BDD
23 84 (9.40%) Finance
24 82 (9.17%) Blackberry
25 78 (8.72%) iPhone
26 73 (8.17%) Objective-C
27 71 (7.94%) MS Office
28 69 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
28 69 (7.72%) RESTful

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 21 (2.35%) CMS
3 20 (2.24%) Node.js
4 13 (1.45%) Lync
4 13 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.12%) Confluence
6 8 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.67%) uiautomator
7 6 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.67%) IIS
8 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.45%) Drupal
10 3 (0.34%) Apache
10 3 (0.34%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.34%) nginx
10 3 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (7.94%) MS Office
2 49 (5.48%) Photoshop
3 45 (5.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 35 (3.91%) MS Excel
5 14 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.34%) Acrobat
7 9 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.56%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.56%) InDesign
10 4 (0.45%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.34%) MS Project
12 2 (0.22%) Maya
13 1 (0.11%) Shockwave
13 1 (0.11%) Quicktime
13 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Maximo
3 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.13%) Google Apps
3 11 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.01%) GitHub
6 7 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.78%) Office 365
7 5 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.34%) Heroku
9 2 (0.22%) SaaS
10 1 (0.11%) PaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.11%) Yammer
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.80%) HTTP
2 24 (2.68%) VPN
3 23 (2.57%) Internet
4 22 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (1.79%) LAN
5 16 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.01%) WAN
7 7 (0.78%) Wireless
8 5 (0.56%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.56%) NFC
9 4 (0.45%) RTSP
9 4 (0.45%) DNS
10 3 (0.34%) DHCP
10 3 (0.34%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.34%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.34%) Softphone
10 3 (0.34%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.34%) Network Security
10 3 (0.34%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.57%) MySQL
3 19 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 18 (2.01%) SQLite
5 9 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.45%) Big Data
8 4 (0.45%) Redis
8 4 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.11%) MS Access
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 87 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 58 (6.49%) Calabash
3 55 (6.15%) Cucumber
4 54 (6.04%) Xcode
5 43 (4.81%) Android Studio
6 36 (4.03%) Jenkins
7 33 (3.69%) JIRA
8 28 (3.13%) Appium
9 27 (3.02%) Subversion
9 27 (3.02%) Selenium
10 24 (2.68%) TeamCity
11 21 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (2.35%) Maven
12 18 (2.01%) Eclipse
12 18 (2.01%) Robolectric
13 17 (1.90%) JUnit
14 16 (1.79%) Axure RP
15 13 (1.45%) Robotium
16 11 (1.23%) Gradle
16 11 (1.23%) Grunt
General
1 84 (9.40%) Finance
2 61 (6.82%) Banking
3 51 (5.70%) Retail
4 39 (4.36%) Marketing
5 27 (3.02%) Games
6 21 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.23%) Advertising
8 10 (1.12%) Legal
9 9 (1.01%) Publishing
10 8 (0.89%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.78%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.56%) Law
12 5 (0.56%) French Language
13 4 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.34%) Automotive
14 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 437 (48.88%) Developer
2 231 (25.84%) Android Developer
3 95 (10.63%) Analyst
4 75 (8.39%) Senior Developer
5 74 (8.28%) Designer
6 60 (6.71%) iOS Developer
7 52 (5.82%) Architect
7 52 (5.82%) Mobile Developer
8 43 (4.81%) UI Designer
8 43 (4.81%) Senior Android Developer
9 39 (4.36%) Tester
10 30 (3.36%) Project Manager
11 29 (3.24%) Support Engineer
12 27 (3.02%) Support Analyst
12 27 (3.02%) Desktop Support
13 26 (2.91%) Front-End Developer
14 24 (2.68%) Mobile Tester
15 23 (2.57%) Test Analyst
16 21 (2.35%) UX Designer
16 21 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (21.25%) HTML
2 157 (17.56%) Web Services
3 137 (15.32%) CSS
4 113 (12.64%) HTML5
5 102 (11.41%) Android SDK
6 98 (10.96%) JSON
7 69 (7.72%) RESTful
8 65 (7.27%) XML
9 64 (7.16%) .NET
10 62 (6.94%) REST
11 51 (5.70%) CSS3
12 44 (4.92%) jQuery
13 42 (4.70%) AngularJS
14 38 (4.25%) iOS SDK
15 23 (2.57%) ASP.NET
16 20 (2.24%) PhoneGap
17 18 (2.01%) SOAP
18 17 (1.90%) .NET Framework
19 15 (1.68%) Ajax
19 15 (1.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 262 (29.31%) Mobile App
2 166 (18.57%) User Experience
3 82 (9.17%) Blackberry
4 78 (8.72%) iPhone
5 45 (5.03%) iPad
6 42 (4.70%) Mobile Payment
7 40 (4.47%) Computer Science
8 32 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (2.35%) Social Media
10 18 (2.01%) Mobile Banking
11 15 (1.68%) Mathematics
12 14 (1.57%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.57%) Streaming Video
12 14 (1.57%) Physics
13 13 (1.45%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.23%) Handset
14 11 (1.23%) Open Source
15 10 (1.12%) Data Structures
15 10 (1.12%) Video on Demand
16 9 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 557 (62.30%) Apple iOS
2 199 (22.26%) Windows
3 64 (7.16%) Windows 7
4 43 (4.81%) Linux
4 43 (4.81%) Mac OS X
5 32 (3.58%) Windows Phone
6 24 (2.68%) Windows Mobile
7 20 (2.24%) Mac OS
8 18 (2.01%) Windows XP
9 14 (1.57%) UNIX
10 10 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
13 6 (0.67%) webOS
14 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.45%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
16 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (36.69%) Android Development
3 142 (15.88%) iOS Development
4 132 (14.77%) Scrum
4 132 (14.77%) TDD
5 92 (10.29%) OO
6 88 (9.84%) E-Commerce
7 86 (9.62%) BDD
8 69 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (5.59%) Mobile Application Development
10 49 (5.48%) OOP
11 46 (5.15%) MVC
12 44 (4.92%) Kanban
13 43 (4.81%) Software Engineering
14 35 (3.91%) Waterfall
14 35 (3.91%) ITIL
15 33 (3.69%) Unit Testing
15 33 (3.69%) Test Scripting
16 32 (3.58%) Test Automation
17 31 (3.47%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 233 (26.06%) Java
2 158 (17.67%) JavaScript
3 73 (8.17%) Objective-C
4 58 (6.49%) Ruby
5 47 (5.26%) C#
6 46 (5.15%) SQL
7 32 (3.58%) C++
8 28 (3.13%) C
9 22 (2.46%) PHP
10 21 (2.35%) Python
11 9 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.67%) Scala
13 5 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.45%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.34%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.34%) Perl
15 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.34%) Lua
15 3 (0.34%) PHP5
15 3 (0.34%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 68 (7.61%) Degree
2 21 (2.35%) VCP4
3 12 (1.34%) ISEB
4 10 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (0.89%) MCSE
7 4 (0.45%) MCDST
7 4 (0.45%) CCNA
7 4 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.45%) MCSA
8 3 (0.34%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.34%) MOS
8 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.22%) MCP
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.27%) QA
2 10 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.11%) PAS 55
System Software
1 58 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.45%) XenApp
4 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) vSphere
5 2 (0.22%) XenServer
5 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.23%) SCCM
2 4 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.34%) yum
3 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.34%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.22%) Ansible
4 2 (0.22%) Puppet
4 2 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 97 (10.85%) Google
2 89 (9.96%) Microsoft
3 47 (5.26%) Apple
4 25 (2.80%) Adobe
5 19 (2.13%) Xamarin
6 17 (1.90%) Citrix
7 16 (1.79%) Oracle
8 15 (1.68%) Cisco
9 12 (1.34%) VMware
10 10 (1.12%) Facebook
11 9 (1.01%) Twitter
12 8 (0.89%) HP
13 7 (0.78%) MobileIron
14 6 (0.67%) Akamai
14 6 (0.67%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.67%) Symantec
14 6 (0.67%) SAP
15 5 (0.56%) Avaya
15 5 (0.56%) Sophos
15 5 (0.56%) TIBCO
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