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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 112 77 112
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +35
Contract jobs citing Android 449 660 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.82% 2.60% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 11.44% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 456 337
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.04 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -63.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.00 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
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
5643 5770 5152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.89% 22.77% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3903 3815 3369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 233 248
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -27 108 £370 -7.50% 52
Uxbridge -3 9 £463 +37.03% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 -
Orpington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Westminster - - - - 1
Bermondsey - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 609 (60.96%) Apple iOS
2 407 (40.74%) Android Development
3 403 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
4 306 (30.63%) Mobile App
5 301 (30.13%) Java
6 224 (22.42%) HTML
7 178 (17.82%) JavaScript
8 171 (17.12%) Web Services
9 168 (16.82%) iOS Development
10 165 (16.52%) CSS
11 162 (16.22%) Windows
12 152 (15.22%) User Experience
13 148 (14.81%) Scrum
14 145 (14.51%) TDD
15 138 (13.81%) JSON
16 130 (13.01%) Android SDK
17 126 (12.61%) OO
18 121 (12.11%) Objective-C
19 118 (11.81%) HTML5
20 117 (11.71%) XML
21 109 (10.91%) iPhone
22 108 (10.81%) Blackberry
23 98 (9.81%) Google
24 94 (9.41%) Git (software)
25 91 (9.11%) E-Commerce
25 91 (9.11%) BDD
26 88 (8.81%) RESTful
26 88 (8.81%) QA
27 77 (7.71%) Microsoft
28 76 (7.61%) Finance

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 28 (2.80%) CMS
2 15 (1.50%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.30%) Node.js
4 12 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.90%) Lync
6 8 (0.80%) uiautomator
6 8 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (0.70%) Drupal
7 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.60%) IIS
9 5 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.50%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.50%) WordPress
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.30%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 59 (5.91%) Photoshop
2 55 (5.51%) MS Office
3 53 (5.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 19 (1.90%) InDesign
4 19 (1.90%) MS Excel
5 11 (1.10%) Doxygen
6 8 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.70%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.40%) Maya
9 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.20%) MS Project
11 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.10%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.10%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.00%) Office 365
3 9 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.70%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.20%) Heroku
7 1 (0.10%) SaaS
7 1 (0.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.80%) HTTP
2 27 (2.70%) VPN
2 27 (2.70%) Internet
3 19 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.50%) Bluetooth
5 15 (1.50%) NFC
6 14 (1.40%) VoIP
7 12 (1.20%) HTTPS
8 11 (1.10%) WAN
8 11 (1.10%) RTSP
8 11 (1.10%) Wireless
8 11 (1.10%) LAN
9 10 (1.00%) Firewall
10 8 (0.80%) DNS
11 5 (0.50%) Network Security
11 5 (0.50%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.40%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.00%) MySQL
2 22 (2.20%) SQLite
3 17 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.40%) SQL Server
5 9 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.60%) Big Data
7 5 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.30%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.10%) Redis
11 1 (0.10%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 94 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 71 (7.11%) Calabash
3 68 (6.81%) Xcode
4 53 (5.31%) Subversion
5 52 (5.21%) Cucumber
6 47 (4.70%) Selenium
7 45 (4.50%) Appium
8 44 (4.40%) JIRA
9 29 (2.90%) Eclipse
10 26 (2.60%) Robolectric
11 25 (2.50%) Jenkins
12 24 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (2.40%) WebDriver
13 21 (2.10%) Axure RP
14 18 (1.80%) Robotium
15 15 (1.50%) Gradle
16 13 (1.30%) NUnit
17 12 (1.20%) Visual Studio
18 11 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
19 10 (1.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 76 (7.61%) Finance
2 63 (6.31%) Retail
3 48 (4.80%) Marketing
4 36 (3.60%) Banking
5 34 (3.40%) Publishing
6 32 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.80%) Games
8 21 (2.10%) Advertising
9 9 (0.90%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.80%) Electronics
11 6 (0.60%) French Language
12 5 (0.50%) Legal
12 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.30%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) German Language
14 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 533 (53.35%) Developer
2 309 (30.93%) Android Developer
3 95 (9.51%) iOS Developer
4 93 (9.31%) Analyst
5 71 (7.11%) Designer
6 63 (6.31%) Tester
7 59 (5.91%) Mobile Developer
8 55 (5.51%) Senior Developer
9 43 (4.30%) Architect
10 41 (4.10%) Mobile Tester
11 39 (3.90%) Project Manager
12 33 (3.30%) Lead Developer
13 31 (3.10%) Test Analyst
14 26 (2.60%) Support Engineer
15 24 (2.40%) Desktop Support
15 24 (2.40%) Test Engineer
15 24 (2.40%) Senior Android Developer
16 23 (2.30%) Automation Tester
16 23 (2.30%) UI Designer
16 23 (2.30%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (22.42%) HTML
2 171 (17.12%) Web Services
3 165 (16.52%) CSS
4 138 (13.81%) JSON
5 130 (13.01%) Android SDK
6 118 (11.81%) HTML5
7 117 (11.71%) XML
8 88 (8.81%) RESTful
9 69 (6.91%) REST
10 49 (4.90%) CSS3
11 45 (4.50%) iOS SDK
12 41 (4.10%) .NET
13 37 (3.70%) Flash
14 36 (3.60%) SOAP
15 35 (3.50%) jQuery
16 22 (2.20%) AngularJS
17 19 (1.90%) J2EE
18 18 (1.80%) Ajax
18 18 (1.80%) PhoneGap
19 16 (1.60%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 306 (30.63%) Mobile App
2 152 (15.22%) User Experience
3 109 (10.91%) iPhone
4 108 (10.81%) Blackberry
5 61 (6.11%) iPad
6 46 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (4.50%) Computer Science
8 35 (3.50%) Social Media
9 27 (2.70%) Open Source
10 26 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
11 21 (2.10%) Video on Demand
12 17 (1.70%) Handset
13 15 (1.50%) Animation
13 15 (1.50%) Digital Media
14 13 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
14 13 (1.30%) Xbox
14 13 (1.30%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.20%) Streaming Video
16 11 (1.10%) PKI
17 10 (1.00%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 609 (60.96%) Apple iOS
2 162 (16.22%) Windows
3 62 (6.21%) Windows 7
4 43 (4.30%) Linux
5 37 (3.70%) Windows Phone
6 25 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 25 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
7 18 (1.80%) Windows Vista
8 16 (1.60%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.10%) UNIX
10 11 (1.10%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.50%) webOS
14 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.30%) VMS
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (40.74%) Android Development
2 403 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (16.82%) iOS Development
4 148 (14.81%) Scrum
5 145 (14.51%) TDD
6 126 (12.61%) OO
7 91 (9.11%) E-Commerce
7 91 (9.11%) BDD
8 63 (6.31%) Test Scripting
9 61 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (6.11%) Software Engineering
10 60 (6.01%) MVC
11 57 (5.71%) OOP
12 43 (4.30%) Project Management
13 42 (4.20%) Automation Testing
14 39 (3.90%) Multithreading
15 38 (3.80%) Unit Testing
16 35 (3.50%) Mobile Application Development
17 34 (3.40%) Test Automation
18 32 (3.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 301 (30.13%) Java
2 178 (17.82%) JavaScript
3 121 (12.11%) Objective-C
4 64 (6.41%) C#
5 57 (5.71%) SQL
5 57 (5.71%) Ruby
6 48 (4.80%) PHP
7 46 (4.60%) C++
8 28 (2.80%) C
9 21 (2.10%) Python
10 16 (1.60%) Groovy
11 11 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.90%) PHP5
13 7 (0.70%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.40%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.30%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (0.30%) Lua
15 3 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.30%) Perl
16 2 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (6.71%) Degree
2 18 (1.80%) ISEB
3 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.50%) MCSE
5 5 (0.50%) MCSA
6 4 (0.40%) MCP
7 3 (0.30%) CCNA
7 3 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.30%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.30%) MCDST
8 2 (0.20%) MOS
8 2 (0.20%) CBAP
8 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (8.81%) QA
2 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) JTAG
4 1 (0.10%) PAS 55
System Software
1 55 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.30%) Xen
4 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.20%) Firmware
4 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.10%) XenApp
5 1 (0.10%) XenServer
5 1 (0.10%) Varnish
5 1 (0.10%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 7 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 7 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (0.60%) SCCM
3 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.40%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.30%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.10%) WSUS
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 98 (9.81%) Google
2 77 (7.71%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.20%) Apple
4 34 (3.40%) Adobe
5 32 (3.20%) Xamarin
6 28 (2.80%) Citrix
7 15 (1.50%) Cisco
7 15 (1.50%) Remedy
8 13 (1.30%) Oracle
9 11 (1.10%) Sencha
10 10 (1.00%) VMware
11 9 (0.90%) Symantec
12 8 (0.80%) Perforce
13 7 (0.70%) IronPort
13 7 (0.70%) Sophos
14 6 (0.60%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.60%) Appcelerator
14 6 (0.60%) Facebook
15 5 (0.50%) Zend
16 4 (0.40%) Metastorm
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Gamesys
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Gamesys
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London, England, United Kingdom
Gamesys
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Intelletect
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago